Amorphis – Silent Waters – Review

August 3, 2007

Like Paradise Lost, Amorphis seems bent on encompassing their catalogue and compressing it into diamonds of progressive, note-dense, mostly quite heavy tracks.

Amorphis – Eclipse – Review

September 8, 2006

Roaring mightily one minute, soaring the cosmos the next, and then skipping around the fire, a Vintersorgian singer emoting his Viking heart out.

Amorphis – Far From The Sun – Review

April 4, 2005

Enigmatic lead singer Pasi Koskinen’s swansong is an interesting, not altogether successful, return to heaviness, although it’s more la trip to a new heaviness.

Amorphis – Am Universum – Review

February 22, 2002

This singular sound is a combination of doomy, death-like melodies with completely conventional rock instrumentation. I find it a bit naggingly fence-sitting.

Metal Dreams – Vol. 3 – Review

February 22, 2002

I’m an admitted speed freak (the verb, not necessarily the drug), and while Goth metal tickles my brooding dark side, I’m just not a fan of ballads.

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