Media: LP 180-220 gr Label : Metal Blade Press : 3984-15504-1 - Sweden Year : 2017
New or Used : original new
LIMITED EDITION TO 300 COPIES, GREY MARBLE VINYL. Musically, The Shadow Archetype is first-rate Evocation. But it's the production that brings out the best in the band. Whether it's session drummer Per Moller Jensen's (ex-The Haunted, ex-Invocator) veteran pounding swing and Palmen and Exner's colossal riffs or Jorde's hammering bass and Josefsson's unreal growls, the production preserves the Swedes' past (the opening to "Dark Day Sunrise" is a must-hear!) while also being entirely contemporary. Few bands of recent memory have made a record that's as crushingly heavy as The Shadow Archetype.