Apotheus - Ergo Atlas - Reviewed By rocknforce ! Check it out here https://rocknforce.com/apotheus-univers-paralleles/
Since the beginning of the year, APOTHEUS has been brought to be released slowly the pieces from its new album and the most curious have been able to discover” Shape And Geometry ”, “ The Unification Project ”, “ Firewall ” and “ Cogito ”. If these fur twos give a good idea and a copious taste of “ Ergo Atlas ”, this third opus from the Portuguese deserves to be listened to in full its. And by it is the sequel to The Far Star ”, a little detour to its so-called predecessor is necessary.
Inspired by the work of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov, APOTHEUS offers Progressive Metal where it plays atmospheres, while delivering violent passages, growled. However, the quartet also highlights titles with subtle and catchy melodies. It is so into a very futuristic universe that the combo propels us and its music is perfectly in tune with the atmospheres explored. “ Ergo Atlas ” quickly becomes immersive.
We have modern and massive production, APOTHEUS is very aerial and develops technical and demanding themes, before rushing the next moment into shattering and very Groove Metal flights. Between an accessible and harmonious register and crescendos flirting with an extreme style, “ Ergo Atlas ” is a record full of surprises and very mastered by creative and dynamic musicians (“ March of Redemption ”, “ Re-Union ”, “ Re- Genesis "). Transcendent.
Release Date: October 6, 2023
FFO: Katatonia, Pain of Salvation, Gojira
Apotheus is a progressive metal band hailing from Portugal, known for their unique blend of melody and experimentation. From the beginning of their career, Apotheus has pushed the boundaries of the metal genre and defied categorization. Drawing from a wide range of influences, their music combines heavy riffs, intricate rhythms, and delicate melodies.
“The Far Star” conceptual album garnered critical acclaim and cemented the band’s place as a story-telling metal act. “Ergo Atlas” is a direct sequel, and has continued to evolve their sound, experimenting with new musical techniques and incorporating a variety of influences. Their sound roars with passion and dedication, enveloped with a thick mantle of epic sci-fi story as a solid background.
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