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Discussion in 'Opeth (Archived)' started by Draconian Demon, Dec 15, 2002.

  1. Draconian Demon

    Draconian Demon Spirit In The Mist

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    I have a question about this band. Today I bought their album Dance Of December Souls and it is amazing. This is my first Katatonia purchase, and naturally, after hearing this, I want to get more. Does all Katatonia material sound like this?
     
  2. Lier in Wait

    Lier in Wait Old Spunker

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    Not all... For Funerals to Come has some similarity and their Ihva Elohim...demo too... The rest of the stuff is just different
     
  3. falling bird

    falling bird schoolgazer

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    What are you doing in the Opeth forum?!
    Jet over to the Katatonia forum :D
    In your case i'd recommend you to work your way through the albums chronically!
     
  4. Lion in a Cage

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    I would recommend you "Brave Murder Day" and "Sounds of Decay". The vocals on those are done by Mikael Akerfeldt. Also you should try the band "October Tide", which is a side project from two members of Katatonia. The later Katatonia stuff are great too, but they only have clean vocals...
     
  5. Draconian Demon

    Draconian Demon Spirit In The Mist

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    I will have to check out that October Tide...it sounds cool :D
     
  6. Bleakest Harvest

    Bleakest Harvest \m/Misanthropic Hippy\m/

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    Only the growls are done by Mike though.
     
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  8. Draconian Demon

    Draconian Demon Spirit In The Mist

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    What are some of the best October Tide songs out of those eight on MP3.com? I have a dial-up connection...and it takes a long time to download a song...so I want to make it worth my while and get the best one!
     
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    Ormir Senior Member

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    They're all great. Try Heart of the Dead for example.
     
  10. Draconian Demon

    Draconian Demon Spirit In The Mist

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    does Candlemass sound similar to Katatonia? Well, Dance Of December Souls era Katatonia?
     
  11. Ormir

    Ormir Senior Member

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    Not really.
     
  12. Vile1011

    Vile1011 Devourer of Nachoes

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    Katatonia changed formats at some point in their career. You've heard one of the pre-Discouraged Ones albums, which are growled, around-10-minute-long atmospheric masterpieces. They changed to more rigid structure and shorter song lengths after that, but for some strange reason they're still amazing. Katatonia has shattered my preconception that any band who makes short songs with simple structure must be bad.

    For the record, Discouraged Ones, Tonight's Decision, and Last Fair Deal Gone Down are the "new" Katatonia albums. There's plenty more old albums, but I haven't got around to purchasing them yet.
     
  13. ProgMetalFan

    ProgMetalFan In the attic

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    Their last album, "Last Fair Deal Gone Down" is my favorite... and it's completely different from the great "Dance of December Souls".
     
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    batmura Sea of Tranquility

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    If you like Dance of December Souls from Katatonia, also check out:

    Brave Murder Day (the ultimate doom metal album!)
    For Funerals to Come
    Sounds of Decay

    Also check out Anathema - Serenades for a great doom/death album.

    NP: Eternity X - The Edge
     
  15. EvilGenius

    EvilGenius you like my new avatar?

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    hey, thanks for providing that link to October Tide. I don't know why I never tried mp3 before (maybe it's cuz I only just recently got it).

    Who's the vocalist?
     
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    Jonas Renkse.
     
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    Metal88 Final Flash!

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    October Tide has two cd's. The first, "Rain without end" is MUCH better than the second, "Grey Dawn" Renske does the vox on Rain, but on Grey Down they got that dude from A Canorous Quintet, I forget his name. Martinson?? <shrug> Anyhow if you can find Rain Without End, I'm sure you'll love it.
     
  19. Katatonic

    Katatonic Not My Own

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    tut tut tut. havent any of you read the mp3 thread?

    tut tut tut i say again
     
  20. Bleakest Harvest

    Bleakest Harvest \m/Misanthropic Hippy\m/

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    Bu the links provided are for legal mp3 downloads aren't they (mp3.com)?
     

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