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The Ethereal Mirror

TypeStudio Full-length
Released
GenresDoom Metal, Stoner Metal
LabelsColumbia Records, Earache Records
Length54:22
Ranked#36 for 1993 , #1,712 all-time
Reviews :  0
Comments :  7
Total votes :  7
Rating :  88.6 / 100
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Submitted by level Eagles (2005-10-12)
Last modified by level Besi Karat (2014-08-11)
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The Ethereal Mirror Information

Track listing (Songs)

titleratingvotes
1.Violet Vortex1:54-0
2.Ride4:47-0
3.Enter the Worms6:07-0
4.Midnight Mountain4:55-0
5.Fountain of Innocence7:12-0
6.Grim Luxuria4:47-0
7.Jaded Entity7:53-0
8.Ashes You Leave6:21-0
9.Phantasmagoria8:42-0
10.Imprisoned in Flesh1:44-0

Line-up (members)

  • Lee Dorrian : Vocals
  • Gaz Jennings : Guitars, Bass
  • Adam Lehan : Guitars
  • Mark Ramsay Wharton : Drums
Recorded at Manor Studios, Oxford.

Track 1 by Jennings
Tracks 2, 4, 5 & 10 by Dorrian & Jennings
Tracks 3 & 7 by Dorrian, Lehan & Bianco
Track 6 by Dorrian & Lehan
Track 8 by Dorrian, Lehan & Jennings
Track 9 by Dorrian, Lehan, Jennings & Bianco.

Bonus tracks for Japan (and the Earache Records re-release):
11. Sky Lifter (Instrumental Version)
12. A Funeral Request (1993 Version)
Japan edition cat. # TKCK-88620 (Toy's Factory).

Re-released as a Dualdisc in May 2009 with "Statik Majik" EP as a bonus disc.
It comes remastered (by Shawn Joseph at Optimum Mastering - March 2009) with a poster of the album artwork on one side and on the reverse side is the Statik Majik EP artwork w/ lyrics at the bottom.

The DVD side of the Dualdisc contains a 40 min brand new documentary with key original band members, filmed in Coventry in 2009. Also featuring interviews with infamous cover artist Dave Patchett, an in depth exploration of the formation of Cathedral, the recording of "The Ethereal Mirror" and the growth of the band from humble beginnings to a major label deal.

Chapters of the documentary:
01. Musical Progression
02. A Major Deal
03. Manor Studio
04. The Artwork
05. Tension Rising
06. Fashion Sense
07. Disco Doom
08. Exit Adam
09. Where Are You Now?
10. Reflections.

The Ethereal Mirror Comments

level   (90/100)
판타지 스토너..오지시절 블랙사바스가 디오의 판타지테마로 노래를 만든거같다
level   (90/100)
개성 만점인 헤비메탈~! 둠/스토너 계열을 이 음반으로 처음 만났음.
level   (80/100)
아스트랄한 둠메탈.
level   (90/100)
기존의 둠메탈 양식에서 벗어나 둠이라는 접시를 밑에 깔고 여러가지 요소들을 잘 섞어놓은 느낌이다. 이런 음악을 캐씨드랄 아니면 누가 할까. 비슷한것도 들어본적이 없다.
level   (90/100)
블랙 사바스식 사운드의 진화와 완성. 커세드럴 최고의 앨범이라는데 동감.
level   (100/100)
najlepší album Catheralu
level   (80/100)
좀 애매한 앨범이다. 미드나잇 마운틴같이 대놓고 뽕짝을 들려주는 곡들이 있는가 하면 엔터더웜즈나 판타즈마고리아같은 훌륭한 둠 넘버들도 포진되어 있는 앨범.

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