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Melana Chasmata

TypeStudio Full-length
GenresGothic Metal, Doom Metal, Black Metal, Death Metal
LabelsCentury Media Records
Ranked#8 for 2014 , #644 all-time
Reviews :  0
Comments :  16
Total votes :  16
Rating :  90.7 / 100
Have :  4
Want : 3
Submitted by level 9 MetalMusic (2013-10-23)
Last modified by level 21 Eagles (2018-02-11)
Videos by  youtube
Album Photos  (1)
Triptykon - Melana Chasmata CD Photo by 신길동옹
Melana Chasmata Information

Track listing (Songs)

1.Tree of Suffocating Souls7:55-0
2.Boleskine House7:12-0
3.Altar of Deceit7:06-0
6.Demon Pact6:061001
7.In the Sleep of Death8:10-0
8.Black Snow12:25-0

Line-up (members)

  • Thomas Gabriel Fischer : Vocals, Guitars, Programming
  • V. Santura : Vocals, Guitars
  • Vanja Slajh : Bass
  • Norman Lonhard : Drums, Percussion
  • Guest/session Musicians:
  • Michael Zech : Guitar on "Demon Pact"
  • Simone Vollenweider : Vocals on "Boleskine House"
  • A. Acanthus Gristle : Vocals on "Black Snow"
Releases dates:
April 14th, 2014 - Europe
April 15th, 2014 - North America

"Melana Chasmata" is Greek for "Black Chasms".

Recorded and mixed at Woodshed Studio in Germany and at Triptykon's rehearsal facilities in Zurich, Switzerland, in 2013 and 2014.

Available in four different version:

- Regular jewel case
- Limited edition mediabook version comes with 32 pages of lyrics and liner notes as well as an inverted cross poster.
- Limited to 2000 copies only! This box set will include the following items: The CD mediabook version of Melana Chasmata (with 12-panel fold-out poster poster), exclusive poster, 3 postcards, 2 Triptykon black candles, tote band with band logo, and Triptykon "T" logo necklace.

- Limited to 1,000 copies. Comes with folded 19x19 inch poster and 16-page booklet. 3x10 inch black vinyl.

The album's cover is a painting in a series called Mordor (this particular one is Mordor VII) by H. R. Giger.

Japanese bonus track:
5. Into Despair (7:57)

Melana Chasmata Comments

level 10   (95/100)
너무 질척거리지도 그렇다고 너무 달리지도 않는 둠데스. 경지에 오른 토마스의 작곡력.
level 1   (100/100)
Legend Album crafted by a legendary singer!
level 10   (95/100)
톰 g 워리어 이 양반 커리어의 총 결산같은 엘범. 둠 데스 블랙 스래쉬적인 요소가 모두 섞여 참으로 atmospheric한 작품이 됬다
level 11   (95/100)
빛이 라고는 찾아볼수없는 스산한 동굴속을 나홀로 걸어걸어~ 포스 작렬!!이 맛으로 메탈 듣는다!!!
level 9   (95/100)
This album's amazing! To fully feel and enjoy this album you should blank out your mind, sit alone in a quiet place, put this album on and just shut up and listen. Only after you pay full attention can you understand what the album offers you.
level   (90/100)
거부감 적은 둠메탈. 기거 옹을 추모하며...
level 9   (90/100)
듣기 거북하지 않는 데쓰/둠
level 4   (100/100)
level 17   (80/100)
보통 둠메탈하면 난이도라던가 진입장벽이 높게 느껴졌는데 요 앨범은 예외인듯 하다. 충분히 잘 즐겼다.
level 2   (95/100)
어느 메탈앨범과도 다른 스산함과 신선함을 느낄 수 있어 좋았다.
level 3   (90/100)
감탄이 절로 나온다
level 9   (90/100)
클래스는 영원하다. RIP H. R. Giger.
level   (80/100)
둠메탈을 좋아하지 않아도 듣기에 거북하지 않을 듯하다.
level 12   (85/100)
들을땐 괜찮은데 듣고 나면 찝찝하다.
level 17   (80/100)
možno si to musím ešte viac krát vypočuť a zmením názor, ale na Celtic Frost to proste nemá. Nie je to zlé, ale ani z toho nespadnem na zadok
level 12   (90/100)
만족스러운 둠데스메탈. 초보자들에게도 권장한다.

Triptykon Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
Studio 89.3 110
EP 76.7 30
Studio 90.7 160
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