Visions of the Seeker

Visions of the Seeker is the second studio album by Angband, the power metal/progressive metal musical group, released on October 29, 2010, through Pure Steel Records. The album was mixed and mastered by the veteran producer/sound engineer Achim Kohler.[1] The video clip for the song "Forsaken Dreams" was released in November 2011.[2]

Visions of the Seeker
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 29, 2010
GenrePower metal
Progressive metal
Length42:06
LanguageEnglish
LabelPure Steel Records
ProducerMahyar Dean
Angband chronology
Rising from Apadana
(2008)
Visions of the Seeker
(2010)
Saved from the Truth

Track listing

No.TitleMusicLength
1."Forgotten Glory"Dean2:16
2."Blind Anger"Dean5:14
3."Battle For ..."Dean5:41
4."The Seeker"Yazdani/Dean5:50
5."Easy to Believe"Dean5:23
6."Forsaken Dreams"Dean4:54
7."Truth of Life"Dean5:30
8."Fate & the Fear"Dean5:00
9."Astral Hallucinations"Yazdani2:14

Reception

The Lords of Metal webzine noticed the band's slight progress in songwriting, as well as their musicianship. It commented that "the album also shows a highly talented band that, thanks to their background, have also managed to come up with a sound of their own."[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Metal Integral[4]
Lords of Metal[3](74/100)
Metal Glory[5](8/10)

Personnel

  • Mahyar Dean - electric guitar
  • Ashkan Yazdani - vocals
  • Ramin Rahimi - drums
  • M. Halaji - bass guitar
  • Produced by Mahyar Dean
  • Rhythm guitars engineered and recorded by Mahyar Dean
  • Other instruments and vocals engineered by Omid Nik Bin
  • Recorded at Rahgozar Studio, Tehran
  • Mixed and mastered at Indiscreet Audio studio
  • Engineered by Achim Kohler
  • Cover art by Maziar Dean

References

  1. Blabbermouth. "ANGBAND: New Album Release Date, Track Listing Revealed". Retrieved September 30, 2010.
  2. ANGBAND: 'Forsaken Dreams' Video Released Blabbermouth Retrieved November 26, 2011
  3. Visions of the Seeker Review Lords of Metal E-Zine Retrieved November 2010
  4. Visions of the Seeker Review Metal Integral Webzine Retrieved November 2010
  5. Visions of the Seeker Review Metal Glory Webzine Retrieved 16-01-2011
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