Doombound

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Doombound
Studio album by Battlelore
Released January 26, 2011
Recorded Sound Supreme Studios, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2010
Genre Metal
Length 54:04
Label Napalm
Producer Battlelore, Janne Saksa
Battlelore chronology
The Last Alliance
(2008)
Doombound
(2011)
Digipak cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm (8.3/10)[2]
About.com 2/5 stars[3]
Lords of Metal (82/100)[4]
Stormbringer 4/5 stars[5]
Musik Reviews 7/15 stars[6]

Doombound is the sixth album by the Finnish heavy metal band Battlelore, released on January 26, 2011. A digipak version including the CD, a bonus DVD, and a poster is available at Napalm Records website,[7] which also released a sample for the song "Kärmessurma".[1]

According to the band's blog:

Track listing[edit]

All music and lyrics by Battlelore.

No. Title Length
1. "Bloodstained"   04:34
2. "Iron of Death"   04:42
3. "Bow and Helm"   03:56
4. "Enchanted"   05:40
5. "Kärmessurma"   04:23
6. "Olden Gods"   04:21
7. "Fate of the Betrayed"   05:08
8. "Men as Wolves"   04:38
9. "Last of the Lords"   05:43
10. "Doombound"   08:02
11. "Kielo" (instrumental) 02:57
Total length:
54:04

10 Years of Battlelore - bonus DVD[edit]

  • Live at Club Nosturi, Helsinki, Finland June 27, 2008
  • Live at Club Nosturi, Helsinki, Finland January 1, 2009
  • "Evernight over Europe" Tour 2007
  • "The Last Alliance" Tour in Finland 2008
  • Photo galleries
  • Music videos:
  1. "Third Immortal"
  2. "House of Heroes"
  3. "Storm of the Blade"
  4. "Journey to Undying Lands"

Credits[edit]

Band members
Additional musicians
  • Markus Vuoristo - cello on "Doombound" and "Kielo"
  • Dan Swanö - guitar solo on "Last of the Lords"
  • Janne Saksa - backing vocals
Production
  • Janne Saksa - producer, engineer
  • Dan Swanö - mixing, mastering

Release history[edit]

The specific release dates follow:

  • January 26, 2011 – ESP/FIN/SWE
  • January 28, 2011 – GAS/BENELUX/ITA
  • January 31, 2011 – Rest of Europe
  • February 8, 2011 – USA/CAN

References[edit]

  1. ^ Freeman, Phil. "Battlelore Doombound review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  2. ^ "Battlelore - Doombound review". Metal Storm. 8 February 2011. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  3. ^ Pacheco, George. "Battlelore - 'Doombound'". Heavy Metal. About.com. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  4. ^ "Battlelore - Doombound". Lords of Metal.nl. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  5. ^ Klammer, Mathias (17 January 2011). "Battlelore - Doombound (CD)" (in German). Stormbringer.at. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  6. ^ Hausfeld, Lothar (30 January 2011). "Battlelore: Doombound (Review)" (in German). Musikreviews.de. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  7. ^ "BATTLELORE Doombound LTD". Napalm Records Official Website. Napalm Records. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  8. ^ "Battlelore in Studio for the New Album 2010!". Battlelore MySpace. MySpace. 14 June 2010. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 

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