•  Posted in: Kogaionon ReviewsRating: 0.83/1
  • Album: Gangrene
  • Year: 2008
  • Label: REDSTREAM
  • Artist: 
  • Switzerland

Vladimir got towards album no. three in his eight years of activity. In the meantime he has founded WEEPINGBIRTH project, but his inner orientation is still Death Metal. With MIRRORTHRONE the musician explores Progressive dimensions even more than before, and his Avant-Garde style may be associated solely to ARCTURUS or UNEXPECT. The dramatic scent brought by the Neo-Classical piano/synth is felt all along, starting from the aggressive sequences all the way to the slow atmospheric ones. MIRRORTHRONE was related from the very beginning to an Extreme Metal band, deeply rooted in Classical, and on this last material the sound is rather similar to the one on the previous two, maybe a bit more refined. The voice seems dull to me, as its aggressiveness isn’t accompanied by any interesting element, one of variety, one that might pull the attention away from the synth… I don’t know if it’s better than the former albums, but I’m sure it’s not weaker. It’s just that I was expecting more from this talented musician. www.mirrorthrone.com