Insomnium – One for Sorrow (2011) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Insomnium - One for Sorrow - Album CoverAh, yes!

Sleepless music for the sleepless, made by the Sleepless Ones from Finland on their newest One for Sorrow. And where else would they come from? The land of eternal night it must be. A bit subdued, I would say, but still trademark Insomnium fare. 

Complex tunes established around the growls of Niilo Sevänen, just great Melodic Death Metal at its best. Like freshly ground coffee, to be enjoyed by preference in the morning as a little breakfast music. And you will find Melodic Death Metal with a Doom Death Metal component that is very pronounced. 

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Insomnium – Shadows of the Dying Sun (2014) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Insomnium - Shadows of the Dying Sun - Album CoverGod, what a great sound coming out of my earphones from The Sleepless Ones. Deep, dark, great, crunchy Melodic Death Metal. And in their typical doom-esque style.

The Finnish band Insomnium delivers great sounding stuff. Shockingly, though, sometimes produced in clear vocals, which will have my beloved purists’ tongues wagging the wrong way again. 

But you know what? This just sounds great. Kind of like the Black Sabbath on steroids of the Melodic Death Metal scene. Minus Ozzy’s metallic whine of course, and their world-famous and devilishly good tritones.

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