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The Cold Embrace of Fear: A Dark Romantic Symphony by Rhapsody of Fire (CD, Oct-2010, Nuclear Blast (USA))

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Album Features
UPC:727361265120
Artist:Rhapsody of Fire
Format:CD
Release Year:2010
Record Label:Nuclear Blast (USA)
Genre:Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal

Track Listing
1. The Pass of Nair-Kaan
2. Dark Mystic Vision
3. The Ancient Fires of Har-Kuun
4. The Betrayal
5. Neve Rosso Sangue
6. Erian's Lost Secrets
7. The Angels' Dark Revelation

Details
Playing Time:36 min.
Producer:Luca Turilli, Alex Staropoli
Distributor:EMD
Recording Type:Studio
Recording Mode:Stereo
SPAR Code:n/a

Album Notes
Personnel: Fabio Lione (vocals); Luca Turilli (guitar); Olaf Reitmeier (acoustic guitar); Alex Staropoli (keyboards); Alex Holzwarth (drums).Audio Mixer: Sascha Paeth.Recording information: Gate Studio, Wolfsburg, Germany (09/2009-10/2009).Editors: Simon Oberender; Olaf Reitmeier; Sascha Paeth.When a band hires the great British horror icon Christopher Lee to provide spoken narration on some of its albums, you know that the band takes its fantasy seriously. Lee made a guest appearance on Rhapsody of Fire's 2009 recording The Frozen Tears of Angels, and he reunites with Luca Turilli and friends on their equally epic follow-up album, The Cold Embrace of Fear. Lead singer Fabio Lione is the main vocalist, but Lee appears for some guest narration, and his presence adds a strong fantasy element to what was already a very fantasy-driven band to begin with. This epic concept album is about several warriors who invade a castle named Har-Kuun in search of an ancient holy book; those guarding the castle include, among others, a dragon. The lyrics are as overblown and over the top as Rhapsody of Fire's power metal and progressive metal melodies, and true to form, Luca Turilli and his friends aren't even remotely ironic about it. The Cold Embrace of Fear doesn't shy away from the bloated excesses of epic power metal and epic progressive metal; instead, it celebrates those excesses without apology. Rhapsody of Fire (formerly Rhapsody) continue to be ultra-campy and proud of it. And like other albums in the Italian metalheads' catalog, The Cold Embrace of Fear is bound to inspire adoration from some listeners and disdain from others. But if one accepts The Cold Embrace of Fear for what it is -- total fantasy and total escapism -- and doesn't look for lyrics that he/she can actually relate to on some level, it is easy to enjoy Turilli's goofy imagination. And while The Frozen Tears of Angels is a slightly stronger album, The Cold Embrace of Fear is certainly an entertaining follow-up. ~ Alex Henderson

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Created: 06/03/12

good item

No, I would not recommend this product.

this is a great band and good cd, i buy it because i have all the rhapsody`s cds, i just want to let all knows that this cd is an argentinan manufacturer, not a Nuclear Blast USA production as the seller shows, but still have the same quality than the american.

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