This CD called ’From the Ashes’ by the German band VOICES OF DESTINY is yet another album that I enjoy listening to but sadly don’t remember much from even after numerous listens.
We are talking symphonic gothic metal here and don’t worry... the music is well-played and
well-produced and absolutely not a crappy release but this CD won’t catapult this band into the
premier league of this genre, I’m afraid.
The music is very bombastic and you can certainly find some stinging guitar work, nice
arrangements and great singing... but I miss something. I wish the singer would sing her
heart out now and then. The vocal becomes too soft and “nice” in the long run. And skip
the growls, okay? Or find another and better growler.
And I also miss a hammer chorus or two. Choruses that will make you go... WOW... ‘cause
every single song is sadly on the exact same level so it’s not a CD that I feel like playing over
and over again.
An okay album... no more, no less.
Listen before you buy.