MENU
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

MOMENTUM

Experimental/Post Metal • Iceland


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Momentum picture
Momentum biography
Forming in 2003, Icelandic act MOMENTUM actually began its evolving trajectory under a different moniker, AFSPREGI SATANS, as a black metal act before changing the name to the current incarnation. After releasing a demo in 2004, the band dropped their first EP entitled The Requiem in 2006 displaying an evolution to a more death metal sound. Another EP, Your Side of the Triangle followed in 2008, and once their first full length album, Fixation, At Rest was released, the band had incorporated numerous post metal and experimental aspects to their sound, featuring shifting sonic patterns and unusual time signatures. 2015 saw the release of The Freak is Alive, which displays the band shedding much of its death and black metal roots in favor of a more doom metal approach while increasing the usage of clean chant-like vocals to complement the harsh growls. The progressive and even psychedelic elements apparent on their previous full-length are still present in their overall sound, which currently hints at influences involving NEUROSIS and NOVEMBERS DOOM while retaining a certain level of uniqueness. Currently the band members consist of Kristján on drums, Holaf on vocals and bass, and Ingvar on guitars and vocals.

Biography by Prog Sothoth

Momentum official website

MOMENTUM MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

MOMENTUM forum topics / tours, shows & news


MOMENTUM forum topics Create a topic now
MOMENTUM tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "momentum"
Post an entries now

MOMENTUM Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to MOMENTUM

Buy MOMENTUM Music


MomentumMomentum
Import
Imports 2016
Vinyl$21.65
$30.33 (used)
The Freak Is Alive by MomentumThe Freak Is Alive by Momentum
Karisma Records
Audio CD$73.57
Right Now on Ebay (logo)
NEW Momentum/Re:Mix Momentum (Audio CD) USD $29.91 Buy It Now 6m 33s
NEAL MORSE "MOMENTUM" CD ---------6 TRACKS--------- NEW+ USD $13.15 Buy It Now 3h 11m
STEVE HACKETT - Momentum (LP) (EX+/VG+) USD $14.51 Buy It Now 5h 30m
Bill Evans-Momentum CD NEW USD $42.67 Buy It Now 6h 47m
Momentum 21: New Music For A New Century - Kirk Aikman / Ico (CD Used Very Good) USD $14.78 Buy It Now 8h 32m
JAMIE CULLUM - MUSIC PRESS ADVERT FOR HIS ALBUM : MOMENTUM USD $5.27 Buy It Now 16h 45m
Great Momentum - Edenbridge Compact Disc USD $18.27 Buy It Now 16h 48m
Enertia: Victim Of Thought - Flashpoint, Momentum + Law Of Three 2 CD Set NEW USD $14.95 Buy It Now 18h 31m
SCHNEIDER/OORTS - MOMENTUM [CD NEW] USD $16.30 Buy It Now 18h 41m
Neal Morse - Momentum Special Edition CD+DVD - 0506200 - Mint/Mint USD $29.04 Buy It Now 20h 52m
Unknown Artist : Momentum CD USD $4.29 Buy It Now 22h 53m
LINE OF FIRE Momentum CD 10 tracks FACTORY SEALED NEW 2010 Divebomb USA AOR USD $9.88 Buy It Now 1 day
Neal Morse - Momentum USA CD SEALED USD $4.74 Buy It Now 1 day
Edenbridge - The Great Momentum (NEW 2CD) USD $19.79 Buy It Now 1 day
JORGEN MATHISEN/CHRISTIAN MEAAS SVENDSEN/ANDREAS WILDHAGEN - MOMENTUM USED - VER USD $15.93 Buy It Now 1 day
STEVE HACKETT - MOMENTUM USED - VERY GOOD CD USD $20.75 Buy It Now 1 day
JAMIE CULLUM-MOMENTUM-JAPAN CD BONUS TRACK E75 USD $22.50 Buy It Now 1 day
JAMIE CULLUM-MOMENTUM DELUXE EDITION -JAPAN 2CD+DVD I95 USD $37.50 Buy It Now 1 day
STEVE HACKETT - MOMENTUM NEW CD USD $23.49 Buy It Now 1 day
MOMENTUM CD NEW SEALED USD $12.43 Buy It Now 1 day
Edenbridge - Great Momentum CD New USD $12.97 Buy It Now 1 day
Momentum [VINYL] USD $37.63 Buy It Now 1 day
Piccirillo, Lisa : Momentum CD USD $5.92 Buy It Now 1 day
Momentum Space by Dewey Redman (CD, Mar-1999, Verve)(cd4647) USD $12.85 Buy It Now 1 day
M.C. Hammer "Do Not Pass Me By"/"Gaining Momentum" 45-RPM Vinyl Single Record USD $9.49 Buy It Now 1 day
JORGEN MATHISEN/CHRISTIAN MEAAS SVENDSEN/ANDREAS WILDHAGEN - MOMENTUM NEW CD USD $17.72 Buy It Now 1 day
Edenbridge The Great Momentum Autographed CD/Vinyl +more box set limited to 750 USD $69.75 Buy It Now 1 day
Unknown Artist : Momentum CD USD $5.99 Buy It Now 1 day
TOBYMAC - MOMENTUM CASSETTE TAPE KOREA EDITION SEALED USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
The Flood Soul Survivor and Momentum (Live) 2013 Brand New Double CD Import USD $24.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Neal Morse - Momentum Live [New CD] With DVD, Boxed Set USD $24.97 Buy It Now 2 days
Factory Sealed TobyMac Momentum Re:Mix CD! USD $15.00 Buy It Now 2 days
TOBYMAC - Momentum - CD ** Like New - Mint ** USD $14.75 Buy It Now 2 days
TOBYMAC - Momentum - CD ** Brand New ** USD $21.49 Buy It Now 2 days
Mike Leland - Momentum [New CD] USD $15.23 Buy It Now 2 days
Not Ashamed-Soul Survivor & Momentum LIVE WORSHIP 09 (2 X CD) **NR MINT CD'S** USD $6.59 Buy It Now 2 days
Momentum 2011 by Battery - Disc Only No Case USD $3.03 Buy It Now 2 days
Mike Leland - Momentum [New CD] USD $17.47 Buy It Now 2 days
JAMIE CULLUM - MOMENTUM NEW CD USD $10.63 Buy It Now 2 days
STEVE HACKETT - MOMENTUM CD NEW+ USD $25.52 Buy It Now 2 days
Jamie Cullum - Momentum UICI-1118 JAPAN CD OBI 050 USD $3.98 Buy It Now 2 days
EDENBRIDGE The great momentum 2CD / DIGIPAK USD $15.83 Buy It Now 2 days
Vertical Momentum: Trading My Sorrows [2-CD Set] (CD, 2004 Integrity) New-Sealed USD $7.86 Buy It Now 2 days
BLEED AGAIN - MOMENTUM NEW CD USD $13.90 Buy It Now 2 days
BLEED AGAIN - MOMENTUM USED - VERY GOOD CD USD $11.82 Buy It Now 2 days
Katrin Scherer - Katrin Scherers Momentum [New CD] USD $20.40 Buy It Now 2 days
JAMIE CULLUM - MOMENTUM CD 12 TRACKS POP INTERNATIONAL NEW+ USD $15.83 Buy It Now 2 days
S7V7N Days by Aurora (CD, Apr-2003, Momentum Records) USD $7.34 Buy It Now 2 days
UNFORSCENE: These Are The Words 1:54-You And Me 1:43-U.S. 7" 1967 Momentum M-674 USD $174.98 Buy It Now 2 days
Momentum - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Laurent Eyquem), New Music USD $11.98 Buy It Now 2 days
Momentum Special Edition (CD/DVD) Neal Morse Mike Portnoy USD $11.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Momentum: Live [Box] by Neal Morse (CD, 2013, 5 Discs, Radiant Records) USD $24.99 Buy It Now 2 days
MOMENTUM Feel Your Love 12" VINYL UK Miracal 1994 5 Track (Mir0001) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 2 days
Audio CD Momentum - Free Shipping USD $7.36 Buy It Now 2 days
ORIGAMI GHOSTS - SHORT MOMENTUM - CD, 2009 USD $5.33 Buy It Now 3 days
TRANSCARGO Momentum CD UK Spinney 2006 11 Track (Spinney007Cd) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 3 days
JOE SATRIANI Unstoppable Momentum CD European Epic 2013 11 Track(88883718162) USD $6.59 Buy It Now 3 days
Audio CD These Moments Are Momentum - The Lovekill - Free Shipping USD $4.48 Buy It Now 3 days
Steve Lacey - Momentum CD (1987) USD $11.61 Buy It Now 3 days
Steve Hackett Momentum CD album (CDLP) UK CAMCD10 CAMINO 2001 USD $20.45 Buy It Now 3 days
MOMENTUM: NORDIC CELLO CONCERTOS USED - VERY GOOD CD USD $17.45 Buy It Now 3 days
Satriani, Joe - Unstoppable Momentum CD New & Sealed USD $7.83 Buy It Now 3 days
NEW MOMENTUM (NEW CD) USD $10.01 Buy It Now 3 days
HAMMER "DO NOT PASS ME BY/Gaining Momentum" CAPITOL 57730 (1992) 45rpm SNGL USD $3.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Back 2 Back Hits: Momentum / Welcome to Diverse Ci USD $3.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Various Artists : Vertical Momentum CD USD $4.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Tomlinson, Peter : Momentum CD USD $4.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Prodigals : Momentum CD USD $3.50 Buy It Now 3 days
Steve Hackett ?- Momentum CD NEW USD $14.95 Buy It Now 3 days
When Giants Fall : Momentum CD USD $4.05 Buy It Now 3 days
Fox Elipsus : Momentum CD USD $5.45 Buy It Now 3 days
Pokolgép: Momentum CD - FREE Shipping Worldwide- heavy metal like Ossian USD $22.00 Buy It Now 3 days
?FREE SHIPPING?BUNNY BRUNEL?MOMENTUM?JAPAN MEGA RARE CD EX?A29C-1035 USD $32.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Oorts : Momentum CD USD $5.49 Buy It Now 3 days
Line Of Fire: Momentum CD ECD 2010 Tribunal / Divebomb Records TRB105 NEW USD $10.95 Buy It Now 3 days
Bleed Again - Momentum [New CD] USD $13.89 Buy It Now 3 days
Jimmy Raney-Momentum-MPS 21757-GERMANY USD $29.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Centrevol : Momentum CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Momentum [Digipak] by Myron Walden (CD, Jan-2009, Demi Sound Records) USD $7.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Momentum (CD, Mar-2000, Momentum Records) USD $5.49 Buy It Now 3 days
Magnificent Grand Overwhelming Momentum ??? Pipa Master ???? SQCD CD ??? NEW USD $15.95 Buy It Now 3 days
Doug Towle & De La Terra : Momentum CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Momentum by TobyMac (CD, Nov-2001, Forefront Records) USD $0.99 [0 bids]
USD $3.99 Buy It Now
3 days
TOBYMAC - Momentum - TOBYMAC CD 1QVG The Fast Free Shipping USD $3.98 Buy It Now 3 days
Origami Ghosts : Short Momentum CD USD $3.97 Buy It Now 3 days
Various Artists : Vertical Momentum: Trading My Sorrows CD USD $3.19 Buy It Now 3 days
Eden, Joshua : Momentum CD USD $3.93 Buy It Now 3 days
These Moments Are Momentum CD (2006) USD $3.29 Buy It Now 3 days
Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra : Momentum CD USD $5.93 Buy It Now 3 days
Stu Carey & X-Tet : Momentum CD USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Soul Survivor & Momentum / Light The Sky - 2CD - MINT USD $4.29 Buy It Now 4 days
Brunel, Bunny-Momentum CD NEW USD $11.90 Buy It Now 4 days
Trust Tree-Momentum CD NEW USD $9.76 Buy It Now 4 days
JOE SATRIANI-UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM-JAPAN CD F30 USD $24.50 Buy It Now 4 days
MC Hammer Gaining Momentum 7" vinyl single record Philippino CAP-45-827 USD $14.46 Buy It Now 4 days
DGM-MOMENTUM-JAPAN CD BONUS TRACK F75 USD $25.99 Buy It Now 4 days
HAMMER - DO NOT PASS ME BY / MOMENTUM - 7" VINYL SINGLE 45 U USD $2.99 Buy It Now 4 days
The Prodigals - Momentum [New CD] USD $18.11 Buy It Now 4 days
Steve Hackett - Momentum - UK chrome cassette tape album (1988) Genesis USD $34.66 Buy It Now 4 days
JOE SATRIANI - UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM CD 11 TRACKS INTERNATIONAL POP NEW+ USD $12.34 Buy It Now 4 days

More places to buy MOMENTUM music online Buy MOMENTUM & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
MOMENTUM has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

MOMENTUM discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

MOMENTUM top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.00 | 1 ratings
Fixation, At Rest
2010
3.96 | 4 ratings
The Freak is Alive
2015

MOMENTUM Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

MOMENTUM Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

MOMENTUM Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

MOMENTUM Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

3.00 | 1 ratings
The Requiem
2006
0.00 | 0 ratings
Your Side of the Triangle
2008

MOMENTUM Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 The Freak is Alive by MOMENTUM album cover Studio Album, 2015
3.96 | 4 ratings

BUY
The Freak is Alive
Momentum Experimental/Post Metal

Review by Windhawk
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

4 stars Icelandic threesome MOMENTUM was formed back in 2003, and have so far explored their self described brand of psychedelic progressive doom metal on two EPs and two full length albums. "The Freak Is Alive" is the most recent of the latter, and was released through Norwegian label Dark Essence Records at the start of 2015.

The band's self-described placement in the genre jungle is one that comes across as fairly apt and appropriate. It doesn't reveal everything of course, but there's no denying that both doom metal, psychedelic rock and progressive rock have had an impact on their sound, the way their compositions pan out and the scope of their individual compositions. There is more to this band and this album than an amalgam of genre details of course, and this CD comes across as rather more of a cohesive affair than this initial description might indicate as well.

The doom metal aspects of this album are handled mainly by the guitars. Dark toned, slow and rich guitar riffs is a dominating aspect throughout, and the occasional soundbytes referencing vintage doom metal Black Sabbath style are indeed present. But on this occasion these aren't monumental, slow and massive riffs. Instead the band opts for a more careful approach, giving the guitars are rather more dampened placement in the general mix, often resulting in a sound that has something of a textured tinge to it. Plucked guitar details and clever use of frail piano details also adds a more delicate sheen to this aspect of the material, providing somewhat more of a brittle, emotional touch. With at times impressive drum patterns underscoring in a careful yet busy manner, these aspects combines into a perfect underscore for the dominant aspect of this album, at least as I experience it.

The lead and backing vocals comes across as the driving force of thus album for me. Deep, rich lead vocals, occasionally alternating with slightly more of a growl delivery, somewhat more often with more of a reined in approach, backed beautifully by rich, full and layered harmony backing vocals. All of these serve as effective contrasts to the often more dampened instrumentation, yet also serves to enhances the impression of being in a dark and at times bleak atmosphere. And rather than coming off as oppressive or abrasive, this is a darkness filled with melancholy, longing and sadness, with occasional glimpses of anger pouring through.

This all adds up to be a well made album for those with an interest in music exploring the more subtle shades of darkness. Those fond of melancholic landscapes and mournful moods, explored with some elegance and sophistication, should have a field day with this album, especially if you have a soft spot for artists operating out of a doom metal foundation on such excursions.

Thanks to Rune2000 for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives