Now it's you has to run! Fly away, fly away, fly away to the days to the days, to the days, to the days in the haze to the days - in the haze of time Caged in this parallel dimension. Keeping their epic symphonic elements the main part of their music, they still have some pretty strong power metal in them as tracks like the excellent Death to the Holy demonstrate, but they also shake things up a lot with others influences. In the dark I can see What nobody else can see Oh this world is a cage How can we all ever be saved? Theater of Dimensions feels like a step up for the band. Queen Of Hearts Reborn 5:16 13. Slowly you'll forget where you came from No power left to stay strong. Where The Heart Is Home 6:53 2.
The guitar lead during Call of Destiny is additionally decidedly neoclassical. In fact I dare say this is one of the best vocal performances on a symphonic metal album I've ever heard, right up there with the best performances of Tarja Turunen, Sharon den Adel, Simone Simons and Floor Jansen who I tend to think of as the Big Four of all the female symphonic metal vocalists. I usually use Epica's work as the standard these days that all other symphonic metal bands have to beat but this album actually proves that I should stop doing that for Xandria as with their last three albums they've shown themselves to be of the same calibre as the Dutch band. Mirror to your mind and to your soul Show your face, come forth now! There is a whole lot of stuff happening on this track, though in many ways it feels to me like they took the kind of epic length track Nightwish has done in the past and gave it their own unique spin. Tracklist: 1 Where The Heart Is Home 06:53 2 Death To The Holy 04:46 3 Forsaken Love 04:20 4 Call Of Destiny 04:10 5 We Are Murderers We All 05:51 6 Dark Night Of The Soul 05:21 7 When The Walls Came Down Heartache Was Born 05:11 8 Ship Of Doom 04:50 9 Ceili 03:21 10 Song For Sorrow And Woe 05:24 11 Burn Me 04:42 12 Queen Of Hearts Reborn 05:16 13 A Theater Of Dimensions 14:22 Personnel: Marco Heubaum — Guitars Gerit Lamm — Drums Philip Restemeier — Guitars Steven Wussow — Bass Dianne van Giersbergen — Vocals Download:. Considering that at 74:25 in total length it's a long release, pulling this off was doubly important. When The Walls Came Down Heartache Was Born 5:11 8.
I'm making my contraption A strange machine construction Einstein to Hawking see me What me build your dream. There is a soundtrack-like, orchestral finesse inherent to the compositions, echoed by pounding groove and sophisticated shredding. Oh world, bright abyss Let us reminisce Come dawn's warm embrace, all hearts will be. Now your creatures are with me Oh what have you done? Fear, only fear fear is everywhere We can see your strength is fading In your mind, a last chance waiting You will turn your demons back on him. I'm not going to give in.
A very important aspect of Xandria is their vocals, and they have one of the best singers in the genre in Dianne van Giersbergen. Death To The Holy 4:46 3. The answers are a secret Forbidden by the black kings They keep us in this prison Slavery is our fate. I've seen our freedom In the mist of time The old signs I'll follow for the day of relief will be yours and mine. German Epic Symphonic Metal stalwarts Xandria found stability with singer Dianne van Giersbergen and now take things to the next level with their seventh studio album, once more produced in loving detail by Joost van den Broek.
And it made us see who we are and where we wanted to take our music. Who is mocking me, who dares to? It is strictly forbidden to share links to albums via file sharing sites Zippyshare, Torrent, Kingdom Leaks etc. Having performed a brand of symphonic power metal akin to that of Nightwish circa the albums Oceanborn 1998 and Wishmaster 2000 on the two previous albums, Theater of Dimensions sees Xandria diversifying their sound. Well, the band has retained the same lineup since Sacrificum and are now set to release their seventh full-length release Theater of Dimensions. Both previous albums also used some Celtic folk influences and that's true here too, but there are also influences from genres such as progressive metal creeping in, especially during the finale epic A Theater of Dimensions. It's just a very well done album all round, by all involved including the guest vocals who each add yet another different aspects to the songs they appear on. Call Of Destiny 4:10 5.
It also has an extremely fun chorus, which is pretty much par for the course on this album. Who dared to mock me? Through so many different countries and diverse cultures. Theater of Dimensions is a hyper-emotional affair — and a very heavy one too, naturally. I'd also say that Dianne van Giersbergen sounds more settled into her role as the band's lead singer here too, and outshines her previous performances with the band, which were great to begin with. I changed the world for you Wish we could be together again Flying through space and time Caged in this parallel dimension.
The first of these is mostly fast paced and straightforward throughout, aside from one softer section in the middle where Dianne uses some of her more theatrical vocals, while the latter starts off with a nice softer section before speeding up for most of the track, and then Dianne does some great voice overs towards the end. Sanctified, saved and whole Turned away from evil's toll To free the world from its cage Lay me down into my grave. Mother, oh mother you told me to go Where the sun will lead me away from the snow I have turned for a last goodbye Now I do know it's my fate to try. You came here you fool And now you will serve as my tool My demons will haunt you And I will use your powers soon. Made us cross some so-called genre defining borders. However their line-up seems to have finally settled down now as the band's seventh album Theater of Dimensions 2017 marks the first time in a decade that a new Xandria album features the same vocalist as the previous one, Dianne van Giersbergen. Dark Night Of The Soul 5:21 7.
Has it Leaked is not a download site. Producing a varied symphonic metal album isn't actually done that often, but I'd say Xandria have pulled it off here, as track after track they manage to change the tone and feel of their music, while keeping the album coherent and flowing. We will abduct your senses forever We will lead you into your dark night You will give in to all the drugs served here You will feel like you are dreaming. Given that Epica delivered an album last year I can't see Theater of Dimensions being topped as the best symphonic metal album of 2017, despite it's January release date. High class guest vocals can be heard by mighty Henning Basse Firewind , Zaher Zorgati Myrath , Björn Strid Soilwork and Ross Thompson Van Canto. I've seen our freedom In the mist of time The old signs I'll follow And the day of relief will be yours and mine.