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Todessehnsucht - Atrocity - Longing For Death (CD, Album)


  1. Their second album, Todessehnsucht ("longing for death"), ventured into death metal classics with a cover of "Archangel" by the band Death. Their musical scope broadened over the years, incorporating medieval and horror influences on their Dracula -based concept album Atrocity's Blut, (styled after the successful film Bram Stoker's Dracula).
  2. Frightened, yet strangely enraptured, you realize that you’ve discovered Atrocity’s venerable death metal opus Todessehnsucht. Released in on Roadrunner Records—titled Longing For Death in the U.S.—this album was, and still is, counted among the greatest works of German Death Metal. And it’s for good reason, too.
  3. The album was released in some countries with the title Longing for Death, which is a translation of the original German title. The album was released in by Roadrunner Records. The final track on the album, "Archangel", is a cover of Death; however the lyrics are re .
  4. Todessehnsucht, an Album by Atrocity. Released 22 September on Roadrunner (catalog no. RR 2; CD). Genres: Technical Death Metal, Death Metal.
  5. This is Atrocity's second album and is dramatic, dark, experimental and atmospheric to say the least. The album includes Orchestral intros, Jazz chord progressions and discordant riffs along with odd timing signatures. The vocals are feral, guttural and emotionally dark/5(12).
  6. Like "Clandestine" by ENTOMBED, "Longing for Death" is the one album to own by this band. Atrocity definitely shot their wad on this one. It's one of the finest, most original, most powerful, and most intelligent Death Metal albums ever released. Should be in anybody's top DM list/5(5).
  7. Atrocity – Todessehnsucht () Todessehnsucht (meaning ‘Longing For Death’ if you do not sprechen sie Deutsch) was the second studio album by German tech death metallers Atrocity and it would prove to be one of the pinnacle releases of the genre!
  8. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Longing for Death - Atrocity on AllMusic -

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