We write the Year of the Lord 1996. The folks from Amorphis just about came to some real fame with their heavy and very Death Metal oriented 2nd studio album Tales from the Thousand Lakes. Everyone now eagerly awaited something similar from their next concoction.
Now here comes their 3rd studio brainchild Elegy. And what have we found? A helluva change, that’s for sure. Amorphis is happily throwing in Folk and synth-pop elements. Stuff laced with very heavy Melodic Death Metal – growls and all. This mixes with Progressive Metal, atmospheric passages, and ’70s style parts on keyboards and guitars. You got it all. I … [...] Click to raid more!