10cf746e54 It's funny that this album is a culmination of everything that makes Dark Tranquillity the great band that they are but it takes some serious heat. Admittedly, I like it more now than I did originally, so it is a bit of a grower and it may grow on me more yet. "Terminus (Where Death Is Most Alive)" (Live in Milan 2008) 6:05 13. Seriously, I'm not believing reviews from magazines anymore. Overall, Construct is a solid album and a testament to Dark Tranquillity's consistency, despite falling short of the glory I expected. Rating System 5.0 - Perfect4.5 - Excellent4.0 - Great3.5 - Very Good3.0 - Good2.5 - Mixed2.0 - Disappointing1.5 - Bad1.0 - Embarrassing0.5 - Pathetic0.0 - Worthless Record o the Month April, 2016March, 2016February, 2016January, 2016Record o' the YearNovember, 2015October, 2015September, 2015August, 2015July, 2015June, 2015May, 2015April, 2015March, 2015February, 2015January, 2015Record o' the Year Tags2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Agalloch American Metal Amorphis Behemoth Black Metal Black Sabbath Blog Canadian Metal Century Media Death Metal Doom Metal English Metal Finnish Metal Folk Metal German Metal Heavy Metal Iron Maiden Melodic Death Metal Metal Blade Morbid Angel Napalm Records Norwegian Metal Nuclear Blast Opeth Power Metal Progressive Metal Review Reviews Slayer Swedish Metal Thrash Metal Blogroll Dead Void Dreams Heavy Blog is Heavy Metal Bandcamp Metal Monuments Metal Vortex Metal-Fi Natalie Zed No Clean Singing Blog Reviews Interviews About & Contact FAQ Forum . Archetype at least had the decency of giving me a good laugh, but this? Please. Both the opener, For Broken Words, and the next song, The Science of Noise, feature whole notes as most of their riffs. It was still a very good DT album, it was just that the expectations were too high, especially after Fiction.
Despite some glitches, they managed to be quite diverse without completely selling out and losing themselves (though theyre going to get some guff for the overall mellowness, thats for shit sure).I doubt I will come back tothis as much as their classic albums, but it has a certain charm and it does grow on you. Personnel. Its Sundins. Solid, Yet Flawed Construction - 73% eyesofapocalypse, May 30th, 2013 Prev First It's that time again. Afterwards we see Dark Tranquillity shed its skin just like a snake. From the very start of Construct Dark Tranquillity unleashes the beast with full force on For Broken Words. While I would have liked more venom and vigor to offset the melodic nature (like Omnium Gatherum does),thats not what Construct is all about. To keep on going in such a steady and successful career can be considered somewhat similar to a long-term relationship. He still has a noticeable Depeche Mode vibe when he sings, and it works here in the same odd way it did on Projector.