Lux Eterna - Lux Eterna

Year of Release: 2001
Label: Solaris Music
Catalog Number: n/a
Format: CD
Total Time: 62:08:00

Unlike Larry, vocals usually don't bother me in a group unless it's the screeching of death metal or the rock star wailing of many American Prog Metal bands. And as a cautious and dubious ignorer of most prog metal, it would seem that the Lux Eterna album would be not to my liking. However, as Larry points out in his review, the music is varied through out and also quite progressive. I'd like to put out a word of support for this young band. A lot of the metal stuff rocks with both speed and precision. This album is chockfull of the most worthy of prog metal riffs for those who are looking for that kind of stuff. In addition, there are the spacy Floydian diversions and plenty of eclectic symphonic rock passages as well. When huge choral moments occur, they are big, almost baroque in stature.

Lux Eterna is not going to go down as a top ten album of the year, but it is highly energetic, cleanly produced and with more than it's share of flamboyant prog eccentricities. The band, conscious of it's current vocal limitations, is urgently looking for male and female vocalists for future projects. If serious, you can inquire through the Email service below [no longer valid].

Genesis (4:32) / Boiling Earth (4:25) / Birth Of Nature (3:24) / Flight Of Soul (5:25) / Breeze (4:09) / Love (3:43) / Nations (6:33) / Envy (3:29) / Spirit Of War (3:57) / Invasion (4:52) / Apocalypse (4:40) / Lux Eterna (4:19)

Mike Novikov - all instruments
Yury Zlokazov - guitars
Stas Berdnikov - vocal
Irene Meshkova - vocal

Various Artists - The Songs Of Solaris ()
Lux Eterna (2001)

Genre: Progressive-Power Metal

Origin RU

Added: April 21st 2002
Reviewer: RIPZ

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