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|1. A Celebration For The Death Of Man|
|2. In The Shadow Of Our Pale Companion|
|4. I Am The Wooden Doors|
|5. The Lodge|
|6. You Were But A Ghost In My Arms|
|7. The Hawthorne Passage|
|8. ...And The Great Cold Death Of The Earth|
|9. A Desolation Song|
With that settled, Agalloch is a truly unique band that makes wonderful music and does not sound like anything I have heard before.
Probably the best things I can say about Agalloch are: their music is extremely difficult to describe and it gets _much_ better every time I listen.
It uses some unique instruments such as the mandarin and accordion, soft half-whispered vocals, and some straightforward acoustic strumming.
This album is as gloomy as it is beautiful... it is the perfect combination of folk and black metal.Published 5 months ago by Ryan
I run what some might consider to be an unhealthy amount; as it is an addiction for me. Once a month I'll run 21 miles give or take and listening to The Mantle for the first 10... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Michael McCuin
This album is one of my new favorites. Every single song is brilliant and soothing. Agalloch has done it again!Published 15 months ago by Chris H
There are very few albums today that is intended to be listened to from beginning to end. Even most "theme based" recordings can be picked apart and favorite cuts selected. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Hawgfin
It is hauntingly beautiful and heavy. Agalloch definitely has their own sound. This is an amazing band. Their changes from soft to heavy and back are unrivaled.Published 22 months ago by Dale Vines
Not a huge Agaloch fan but this album is great its smooth, cold, and hardcore all in the same album. good album recommend for any fanPublished 22 months ago by Warren
This is a new genre for me - I like a few select bands at this point, such as Sig:Ar:Try. This band has similarly appealing sounds and high quality production. Read morePublished 23 months ago by F. Pugh
It's no wonder this band hails from a very dismal and gloomy terrain. This album really capture's the mood and feeling of a frozen and grey landscape. Excellent album. Read morePublished on February 24, 2013 by Jeremiah Ramos
I purchased this for my son as a Christmas present. My son loves this group and couldn't be happier with the cd.Published on February 3, 2013 by Phyllis J. Weber
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Dang no one has replied to this lol.
Yeah The Mantle is THE folk metal album. They do create some of the best atmosphere in metallic music. I mean from the past decade metal bands have been becoming more atmospheric and I think Agalloch creates the best atmosphere for folk metal.
Though I... Read More
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