Back Through Time

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16/20
Band Name Alestorm
Album Name Back Through Time
Type Album
Released date 03 June 2011
Music StyleFolk Metal
Members owning this album264

Tracklist

1.
 Back Through Time
 05:03
2.
 Shipwrecked
 03:31
3.
 The Sunk'n Norwegian
 04:07
4.
 Midget Saw
 03:18
5.
 Buckfast Powersmash
 02:33
6.
 Scraping the Barrel
 04:40
7.
 Rum
 03:29
8.
 Swashbuckled
 03:53
9.
 Rumpelkombo
 00:06
10.
 Barrett's Privateers (Stan Rogers Cover)
 04:41
11.
 Death Throes of the Terrorsquid (ft. Ken Sorceron of Abigail Williams)
 07:46

Bonus
12.
 I Am a Cider Drinker (The Wurzels Cover) (Digipack Edition)
 02:58
13.
 You Are a Pirate (Lazy Town Cover) (Digipack Edition)
 01:33

Total playing time: 47:38

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Alestorm


Comment @ CLucker666

11 January 2012

What a fun listen

Alestorm is one of those bands that you can just tell immediately who it is. They have one of the most unique sounds I have ever heard. Their sound is just so damn unique and cool. You can dance to it in one song, headband to the next, and get drunk to all the others!

I think one of the coolest parts in the album and the band as a whole is the pirate sounding vocals. He does not growl, yell, or scream. He talks like a pirate and pulls it off so greatly!! A really cool song is the intro Back Through Time, it starts off pretty fast and then goes straight into folk sounding instruments to guide the sound throughout the album. And by that I do not mean it is repetitive. I just think every good album has its own sound and this one definitely does.

I absolutely LOVE Death Throes of the Terrorsquad, it is my favorite track on the album. A lot of the reason to that is because it features Ken Sorceron from American Black Metal band, Abigail Williams. I think giving this album a black metal sounding ending was the best possible way to end it. Especially the epic sound of the Leviathan in the background right as it ends is extremely interesting.

The keyboard work makes this folk metal album a definite jewel for me. I do not think I have ever heard any band like this before. Sure you have got your other folk metal bands like Korpiklaani, Elvenking, etc.. But they still sound nothing like Alestorm. I only know of one other band with a pirate sound to them and that band is Swashbuckle. But I still feel like Alestorm is very unique compared Swash buckle.

This band all in all is one of the coolest bands I have ever heard and this album is fantastic! I would have to give this album a 17/20.

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AlonewithL - 11 January 2012: Well we recognize the guy who listens for the first time Alestorm. About the "black metal" Abigail Williams, it is called "Symphonic Black" if you heard "Death Throes of the Terrorsquid".
CLucker666 - 11 January 2012: umm yeah but regaurdless it is still a form of black metal and if youve heard there newer songs then youll realize they arent symphonic anymore
Crinn - 12 November 2012: Alestorm is fun, but ALL of their songs sound identical. I just saw them last night and their music got WAYY too repetitive and monotonous after their third song. That's why I don't really like Alestorm, they still have yet to make any changes to their sound
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