9 thoughts on “ Shining - Amorphis - Tuonela (Cassette, Album) ”

  1. May 27,  · Amorphis - Tuonela () Album Photo by grooove. Format: CD. 8 likes. 62 Amorphis Album Photos.
  2. Amorphis is a Finnish progressive/melodic metal band, and formerly death/doom band started by Jan Rechberger, Tomi Koivusaari and Esa Holopainen in Helsinki, Finland in Amorphis absorbed and incorporated influences from many metal genres, and with time passing their sound evolved dramatically.
  3. Tuonela by Amorphis, released 30 March 1. The Way 2. Morning Star 3. Nightfall 4. Tuonela 5. Greed 6. Divinity 7. Shining 8. Withered 9. Rusty Moon Summer's End Finland's favorite sons return with an astounding new collection of richly textured metal anthems woven from a diverse variety of influences and produced by Simon Efemey (Paradise Lost).
  4. The album is named from Tuonela, the realm of the dead in Finnish mythology. The album also shares inspiration with many of the band's productions in the text and themes of the Kalevala, or Finnish Epic. This album was the last release with original and long time bassist, Olli-Pekka Laine.
  5. With the release of Tuonela, Amorphis has moved much closer to the 60s/70s space rock sound which influenced their last two records. While Tales from the Thousand Lakes and Elegy were dominated by metal riffing, Tuonela focuses on the entire picture. A hypnotic experience indeed, but one which may disappoint those expecting another album like Elegy.
  6. Tuonela, an Album by Amorphis. Released in on Relapse (catalog no. RR2 ; CD). Genres: Progressive Metal.
  7. Further, the amount of filler on this album only makes the vocals that much more irritable. ‘Tuonela’ and ‘Shining’ are good examples of this as the band lets the instruments take a back seat to allow for the vocals to breathe more. In turn, this may make the listener skip these types of songs to hunt out the true gems contained on this.
  8. It's hard to think that many fans of Amorphis ' early work could stomach the barely metallic alt-rock on tracks like "Shining" and "Morning Star." Even without Amorphis ' history, Tuonela is still a frustrating record. The guitars are shapeless and barely present, the extra instrumentation is 5/

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