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Celtic Frost / Monotheist
Album:Monotheist Collection:General
Artist:Celtic Frost Added:07/2006
Label:Century Media 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2006-07-30 Pull Date:2006-10-01 Charts:Loud
Week Ending:10 Sep3 Sep27 Aug20 Aug13 Aug6 Aug

Recent Airplay
1.Wed, 01 Apr 09:bobbi
public noize racket
4.Sat, 09 Sep 06:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
2.Tue, 17 Mar 09:O'Gizmallahan
St. Patrick's Day Explosion
5.Sat, 02 Sep 06:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton
3.Sat, 01 Nov 08:Soy Ricardo
Cumstains Across Bloodstains
6.Sat, 26 Aug 06:Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Bloodstains Across Atherton

Album Review
Ragnar of Ravensfjord
Reviewed 2006-07-20 
Awesome mix of doomy, sometimes thrash metal, ethereal, gothic and even a little classical. Plenty of extremely low-tuned guitars. Tom “Warrior” Fischer’s “James Brown by way Conan" death grunt = “Oüh!”, ”Heeeey!”. Celtic Frost appeared out of the ashes of Hellhammer in 1984 and have influenced TONS of black, death and doom metal bands. Probably the first metal band to use sampling, industrial & noise elements.
((((1)))) Oüh! Heavy, doomy riffs but mostly steady & fast.
((((((2)))))) Driving & slow, nice stop/starts, kinda similar to their classic “Jewel Throne”. (FCCs “Fucking”, “Shit” sung once)
((((3)))) Really slow with vocals shifting from mellow, almost spoken to loud and slightly distorted.
((((4)))) Etheral, glacial male & female vox. Strangely reminiscent of Gary Numan but it works real well.
((((5)))) Winding, gothic doom with dual vocals. Chorus drags a bit too long otherwise great.
(((6))) Slightly tribal drumming. More ethereal sounds, good mix of female & male vocals. Goth-y, Sisters Of Mercy-like.
(((((7))))) Super thick riff, CLASSIC death march. Mid pace & heavy as bricks. “OOüh!”
(((((8)))) Fast & battering –killer. Closest they come to thrash here. Slows down a bit in the chorus.
(((((9))))) Creepy noise & industrial piece with distorted screaming vocals. Awesome!
(((10)))) Doomy epic sung in English, Latin & German. Extremely low guitar tunings.
(((((11))))) Classical/ethereal piece, very dramatic & pretty.

Track Listing
1.Progeny 6.Obscured
2.Ground 7.Domain Of Decay
3.A Dying God Coming Into Human Flesh 8.Ain Elohhim
4.Drown In Ashes 9.Totengott
5.Os Abysmi Vel Daath 10.Syngagoga Satanae
 11.Winter (Requiem, Chapter Three: Finale)