||April 1st 2010|| |
This one is for those of you out there with
a penchant for the romantic and deep melancholy.
Even if the tapestry is made of distorted guitars, the walls are plastered with
a pleasant softness in the house of The Foreshadowing.
Marco Benevento's characteristic voice guides you through the eleven tunes of
the album, with a slow, dark feeling. The front man is not unlike Fernando from
Moonspell in expression, though he doesn't take things quite as deep in terms of
The comparison between Moonspell and these Italians is easily made, although 'Oionos'
in many ways is easy-listening dark metal - meant in a positive way and in all
This is not for moshing, eventhough The Foreshadowing show their teeth
occasionally, no, it's rather the soundtrack for a drive through beautiful
landscapes or simply for sitting back with your headphones on, closing your eyes
and taking it in.
And, oh, the cover of Sting's 80s hit Russians is a class example of how you can
take someone else's song and make it entirely your own.
01. The Dawning
04. Fallen Reign
06. Lost Humanity
07. Surviors Sleep
08. Chant of Widows
09. Hope, She's in the Water
11. Revelation 3:11
||March 30th 2010|