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Celestial Crown : Promo 2004 (Demo)

Celestial Crown hail from Estonia and play a form of melodic doom metal that is well known from other bands that feature a combination of slow to mid-tempo metal and keyboards. In addition the band has multiple types of male vocals and also female vocals.

For a promo, this release has a very nice production quality and the instruments all sound good. The music has slower, more mellow parts, and also some heavier parts with growls or screams, while the keyboard piano has a prominent role throughout all the songs.

The songs, while not spectacular, are well written, with plenty of twists and variation, although I must say I was not at any point surprised or astounded.

Let me summarise by saying that this is a high quality promo, that should certainly be checked out by lovers of easy-going, romantic doom metal. But, with everything said and done, this is a promo, and the overall quality reflects that, as the release on the whole does not reach the level of most established bands in the same vein. I don't fear for the future though. If the band keeps progressing, the upcoming full length album might be a pleasant surprise.

Reviewer's rating: Unrated


Tracklist :
1. Deep Within
2. For The End Of The Days
3. So Let Thy Will Shalt Be
4. Consecration

Duration : Approx. 23 minutes

Visit the Celestial Crown bandpage.

Reviewed on ??-??-???? by Oscar Strik
Rotten Copper
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