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Calm Before the Storm

TypeStudio Full-length
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GenresNWOBHM, Black Metal, Speed Metal
LabelsFilmtrax
Running time36:20
Reviews :  1
Comments :  3
Total votes :  4
Rating :  67.5 / 100
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Track listing (Songs)

TitleRatingVotes
1.Black Xmas2:57-0
2.The Chanting of the Priests4:25-0
3.Metal Punk3:24-0
4.Under a Spell4:09-0
5.Calm Before the Storm4:14-0
6.Fire2:42-0
7.Krackin' Up2:15-0
8.Beauty and the Beast3:49-0
9.Deadline3:17-0
10.Gypsy2:25-0
11.Muscle2:43-0

Line-up (members)

  • Cronos : Vocals, Bass
  • Mike H. : Guitars, Backing Vocals
  • Jim C. : Guitars, Keyboards, Backing Vocals
  • Abaddon : Drums, Backing Vocals
1987 US release on LP by Filmtrax and K-Tel International. Cover is the same as the one shown but white boarder on front and back.
The cover shown is the 1998 re-issue by Neat Records. This version is now out-ot-print.

Reissued on CD in 1998 by Neat Records (cat. # NM029)

Reissued on CD in 1998 with alternative cover by Deadline Music (cat. # CLP 0611-2)

Reissued on CD in 2000 with alternative cover under the title "Beauty and the Beast" by Dressed to Kill (cat. # METRO458)

The song "Fire" was re-recorded by the vocalist's solo group Cronos for their compilation entitled "Venom."

Reviews

Reviewer :  level   (75/100)
Date : 
Guitarist였던 'Mantas'가 나가고 소속사를 옮기며 새로운 Guitarist 2명을 영입하며 전작들과는 다른 변화를 준 앨범이다. 전작의 사운드를 보유한 채 시도되는 제대로된 Thrash Metal 사운드를 갖춘 곡들과 Punk 냄새가 풀풀 나는 곡들등 앨범안에 여러 사운드가 시도되는 욕심이 많이 드러나 있는 것 같다. 뚜렷한 목적지 없이 취향 따라 곡이 만들어진 듯 통일성이 좀 부족한데 그래도 구성다운 구성의 곡들이라도 있어서 들어줄만 하다.

Best Track : Black Xmas, The Chanting of the Priests, Metal Punk
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Comments

level   (65/100)
내건 자켓이 전혀 틀린데... 여하간 이 앨범에서 찾을 수 있는건 "베놈이네" 라는 것. 마이클 힉키가 참여했고..여하간 평도 판매도 참패했지만 그래도 들을만은 하다고 생각한다. 그래서 꾸준히 듣고 있느냐고 물으면 그건 아니지만..
level   (60/100)
trošku lepšie ako predošlé, ale stále nič moc
level   (70/100)
만타스의 공백이 이렇게 클줄이야 베놈스러운 맛은 없지만 노래는 좋은 편

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