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  • Summary: The latest full-length release for the British doom metal band was produced by Mark Mynett and is its first on Nuclear Blast label.
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  1. Mar 16, 2020
    80
    It is apparent that The Ghost of Orion was born in the aftermath of strife, strain, and fear; but these are balanced by gratitude, endurance, and even benevolence; the conflicting tensions exist with no attempt to alleviate them, and all of these qualities are among the many reasons My Dying Bride has, for more than three decades, reigned at the pinnacle of doom metal.
  2. Mar 16, 2020
    80
    It feels like tectonic plates have shifted for the band with The Ghost Of Orion, ushering in the dawn of a new era for My Dying Bride.
  3. Mar 16, 2020
    72
    The Ghost of Orion is My Dying Bride’s best sounding album from a production standpoint, featuring some of Aaron’s most accomplished vocals, and guitar melodies that harken back to the days of The Angel and the Dark River, and it is a welcome addition to the My Dying Bride discography.
  4. Classic Rock Magazine
    Mar 16, 2020
    70
    My Dying Bride remain steadfastly rooted in gloom. It's a nuanced gloom, though. [Apr 2020, p.87]
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  1. May 11, 2020
    10
    ____ The album sounds very monumental and dramatic. 8 death symphonies make their way to the bones, drawing around you an entourage of high____ The album sounds very monumental and dramatic. 8 death symphonies make their way to the bones, drawing around you an entourage of high stone castles, dense forests and hot hearts. The music inside you spreads cold and viscous sadness, which exudes the sounds of guitars, violins and drums.
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    ____ Despite the apparent aggressiveness and heaviness, this music heals the soul, pulling all the darkness and fury from the dark nooks of consciousness, rocking the restless mind, cradling its crippling losses, leaving humility and peace ...
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