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  • Summary: The Swedish metal band's 10th full-length album is its first with new drummer Daniel Moilanen and new lead guitarist Roger Öjersson.
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  • Record Label: Peaceville Records
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Heavy Metal, Doom Metal, Progressive Metal, Neo-Prog, Prog-Rock, Scandinavian Metal
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Serein
In the Morning The battle for endurance has been lost Sold my worth and dignity the same I am shade The essence of corroding time So pale next to my... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jun 15, 2016
    80
    Inspiring and forward-looking, this album proves that at 25, Katatonia are still restless and refuse to rest on their laurels.
  2. Jun 15, 2016
    70
    The record runs nearly one hour and ten minutes, and though the music is on the whole some of Katatonia’s finest, it sometimes happens that Renkse’s cryptic musings become interchangeable.
  3. 70
    More of the same, then, but for bleak Scandinavian beauty, Katatonia are still hard to beat.
  4. Kerrang!
    Jun 15, 2016
    60
    It does meander in the middle, but mostly this is an admirable step in Katatonia's ongoing quest to keep their identity fresh. [18 Jun 2016, p.52]
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  1. Jul 21, 2016
    8
    Not bad. Almost at the level of Great cold distance and Night is the new day. Really good release without any annoying things. For me, this isNot bad. Almost at the level of Great cold distance and Night is the new day. Really good release without any annoying things. For me, this is a good continuation of the glorious traditions. Expand