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The Black Light = 2 CD Digipack = (CD)
As during the group's whole career, The Black Light Bacchanalia reveals the full range of Virgin Steele's epic and at the same time tough music. Their songs are always powerful yet intricate, featuring tasteful chord changes, spherical atmospheres and raw rock/metal instrumentation. "My special challenge as the tracks' composer is to process my ideas, which I worked out on the piano, into metal songs on guitar, bass and drums while keeping to their original concept. That's a real struggle every time and requires a lot of concentration at the studio." Because - and this is something which certainly can't be said of the majority of tracks produced by other metal bands - all Virgin Steele compositions also work if performed by piano and vocals alone. A real phenomenon, but one that's symptomatic of this group. At the same time, The Black Light Bacchanalia features a number of interesting innovations which are cleverly integrated into typical Virgin Steele ingredients: in addition to guitarist Edward Pursino's 6 string flurries, guitarist Josh Block recorded a number of passages on seven-string guitar, which naturally affects the song's structure and tone colour. "I feel that a lot of harmonies sound darker and heavier than usual due to the seven-string guitar," DeFeis points out. The drums also sound extremely powerful, dynamic and vibrant. "We consciously opted for a kind of live drum sound," says the Virgin Steele boss, "creating a raw, very energetic flair, comparable to John Bonham's drum style."
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Specifications
Type: CD
Recorded: 2010
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Label: Steamhammer
Country: Euro
Item No: SPV308430
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Track List
Disc 1
01 By the hammer of zeus (and the wrecking ball of thor)
02 Pagan heart
03 The bread of wickedness
04 In a dream of fire
05 Nepenthe (i live tomorrow)
06 The orpheus taboo
07 To crown them with halos (parts 1 & 2)
08 The black light bacchanalia (the age that is to come)
09 The tortures of the damned
10 Necropolis (he answers them with death)
11 Eternal regret
Disc 2
01 When i'm silent (the wind of voices) (bonus track)
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