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Band
Bitter Frost
Title
Bitter Frost
Type
LP/EP
Company
Lord Erikson Studios
YOR
2010
Style
Black
5/22/2010 10:52:59 PM - Review by: Ben McCraw
Bitter Frost is the brainchild of Christopher Erikson a.k.a. Lord Erikson, who essentially handles all of the instrumentation and production on this album. Six years in the making, it is broad in its scope- having six guest artists and very complex structures. On many tracks, a neoclassical shredfest ensues combining with pummeling (although a tad mechanical) drumlines and black metal vocals; it is essentially that, modern BM-meets-neoclassical metal and fans of both should give it a genuine listen.
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Bitter Frost
2010
Lord Erikson Studios
Ben McCraw5/22/2010
4.5

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