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Shadows of Past

TypeStudio Full-length
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GenresDeath Metal
LabelsThrash
Running time51:03
Ranked#57 for 1991 , #3,176 all-time (Top 88%)
Reviews :  0
Comments :  5
Total votes :  5
Rating :  79.4 / 100
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Track listing (Songs)

TitleRatingVotes
1.When the Moment of Death Arrives6:11-0
2.Rot to Dead3:47-0
3.Disengagement5:23-0
4.Rotting Ways to Misery5:54-0
5.The Truth6:26-0
6.Suffocated Beginning of Life6:10-0
7.Beyond the Distant Valleys6:03-0
8.Under the Suffer5:21-0
9.Descending Curtain of Death5:48-0

Line-up (members)

  • Miika Tenkula : Vocals, Guitars
  • Sami Lopakka : Guitars
  • Taneli Jarva : Bass, Backing Vocals
  • Vesa Ranta : Drums
Cat.-Nr. THR 015 CD
First press available on CD and LP.

The title of (at least some) later versions is "Shadows of the Past".

Recorded and mixed at Tico-Tico Studio, Kemi, In October '91.
Produced by Sentenced.
Music and lyrics by Sentenced.

At that time, the band didn't even consider having Taneli Jarva as a vocalist. Later on, it was Miika Tenkula's idea of making Taneli Jarva the band's frontman.

Re-issued by Century Media Records in 1995 with a new cover and 3 bonus tracks:
Journey to Pohjola -Promo
10. Wings
11. In Memoriam
12. Mythic Silence (As They Wander in the Mist)

Re-issued in 2001 with the same track list as in 1995 and packaged as a two disc set with the remaster of North from Here and The Trooper EP.

Re-issued and re-mastered on January 18, 2008 by Century Media Records in a slipcase with new cover art, the original cover and 1995 Re-issue cover are displayed on an insert, the main album on a single disc and a bonus disc:
When Death Joins Us -Demo 1990
1. Hallucinations
2. When Death Joins Us
3. Shadows of the Past
4. Obscurity...
5. Desperationed Future
Rotting Ways to Misery -Demo 1991
6. Rotting Ways to Misery
7. Disengagement
8. Suffocated Beginning of Life
9. Under the Suffer
10. Descending Curtain of Death
11. The Truth

LP version re-released by Century Media Records in August 2011 on 180g vinyl with poster:
- 100 green (Nuclear War Now! Productions exclusive)
- 100 white (Black Vomit Records exclusive)
- grey/blue
- orange
- regular black

Comments

level   (50/100)
고딩들의 순수함이 뭍어나는 데스메탈. 성숙해진 이후의 앨범부터 들을만 하다.
level   (95/100)
볼트 쓰로워 처럼 육중하고 빠르게 몰아부친다. 거기다 그 속에서 에픽함을 유지하는 사기적인 걸작... 물론 마지막 트랙 내려오는 죽음의 장막이 최고다.
level   (70/100)
좋은지를 모르겠다. 아마 내 귀가 썩어서 그런 것일 수도.....
level   (90/100)
kvalitný death s hrubým chraplákom - jedna z mojich prvých kaziet :)
level   (92/100)
느리면서 육중하고 둔탁하고 멜로디컬하고...무엇보다도 귀에 쏙쏙 들어오는 최강의 데스메탈!

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