20 Songs, 1 Hour 24 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Symphonic metal troupe Kamelot have always had a flair for high drama, and this fantastical concept album is no exception. “The Mission” opens The Shadow Theory with a sweeping orchestral intro before segueing into the theatrical passion play of “Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire).” “RavenLight” boasts flurries of harmonic squeals and a space-age synth-guitar solo as vocalist Tommy Karevik delivers a lofty, operatic performance. Later, Beyond the Black chanteuse Jennifer Haben joins Karevik for an elegant duet on the piano-driven ballad “In Twilight Hours.”

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EDITORS’ NOTES

Symphonic metal troupe Kamelot have always had a flair for high drama, and this fantastical concept album is no exception. “The Mission” opens The Shadow Theory with a sweeping orchestral intro before segueing into the theatrical passion play of “Phantom Divine (Shadow Empire).” “RavenLight” boasts flurries of harmonic squeals and a space-age synth-guitar solo as vocalist Tommy Karevik delivers a lofty, operatic performance. Later, Beyond the Black chanteuse Jennifer Haben joins Karevik for an elegant duet on the piano-driven ballad “In Twilight Hours.”

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Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Codee-Odee ,

Good, but not great

If this album had been the follow-up to Silverthorn, it would’ve been excellent. As a follow-up to Haven, though, it doesn’t feel as strong. None of it is bad, the entire album is enjoyable to listen to, but none of the songs stand out and catch attention the way several songs on Haven did. Many of the songs were a little too similar to one another. Again, it’s absolutely a good album and 100% worth buying, but it doesn’t hold up as powerfully as Haven did.

Semibulletproof ,

The Album that Made Me a Fan

I’ve known about Kamelot for a long time, and I’ve always known they were good, but for whatever reason I never really got into their music. I saw this album and decided to give the whole thing a listen, and I’m hooked. This band now makes my top 3 list for favorite Power Metal bands, right alongside Blind Guardian and Powerwolf.

Every single song is excellent, but if I had to pick my favorites, it would have to be RavenLight and MindFall Remedy. I’ll be seeing these guys live in September with Battle Beast, and words can not express how hyped I am.

Antonius The Great ,

SOOOOO GOOD A MUST BUY

PHANTOM DIVINE and RAVENLIGHT are by far my favorite songs of all time by this band, I'm not really a metal person, but KAMELOT really does a great job of bringing people into their fan base, Tommys vocals are amazing, keep doing what your doing, you guys are AWSOME

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