Angelus Exuro pro Eternus

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Angelus Exuro pro Eternus
Dark Funeral - Angelus Exuro pro Eternus.jpg
Studio album by Dark Funeral
Released November 18, 2009 (2009-11-18)
Recorded July–August 2009
Genre Black metal
Length 46:58
Language English, Latin
Label Regain
Producer Peter Tägtgren
Dark Funeral chronology
Attera Totus Sanctus
(2005)
Angelus Exuro pro Eternus
(2009)
Where Shadows Forever Reign
(2016)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Metal Archives76%[1]
Truemetal (IT)81%[2]
Rock and Metal in My Blood (IT)8.5/10[3]
Metallus (IT)7/10[4]
Metal Storm7.7/10[5]
Sputnik Music4.5/5 stars[6]
Metalitalia (IT)7.5/10[7]
Metal Rage88%[8]
Metal Reviews81%[9]
Metal Underground4/5 stars[10]
Ultimate Guitar8.75/10[11]
Spirit of Metal8.5/10[12]
Metal.de (DE)8/10[13]
Metal1 (DE)8/10[14]
Metal Crypt4/5 stars[15]
Metalfan (NL)82%[16]
Aux Portes du Metal (FR)8.5/10[17]
Metal Music Archives4/5 stars[18]0
El Portal del Metal (ES)4.5/5 stars[19]
Sea of Traquillity4/5 stars[20]
Power Metal (DE)9/10[21]
Reflections of Darkness9/10[22]
Metal News (DE)2.5/5 stars[23]
About.com4/5 stars[24]
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[25]
Chronicles of Chaos5.5/10 stars[26]

Angelus Exuro pro Eternus (grammatically incorrect Latin intended to mean "Angels Burned for Eternity") is the fifth studio album by Swedish black metal band Dark Funeral.[27] The album was officially released on November 18, 2009, via Regain Records. It was recorded at The Abyss Studio in Grangärde, Sweden, with engineer and producer Peter Tägtgren, who also produced Dark Funeral's earlier studio albums (with the exception of Attera Totus Sanctus).[27] The record was then mastered by Jonas Kjellgren at the Black Lodge Studios. Angelus Exuro pro Eternus is the last album to feature vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula, the only album to feature bassist B-Force and the first to feature Dominator on drums.

Upon release, the album was met with rave reviews by music critics and band fans, with only few reviewers giving the work negative or average ratings.

Musically, it has been described as the band's most technical and varied album to date, with considerably more progression and innovation while remaining "true to its roots".[citation needed] The cover artwork for Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus was created by Daniel "Morbid" Valeriani.[28]

Video material[edit]

The album is also available with a bonus live DVD, which contains approximately 55 minutes of previously unreleased material. The DVD was professionally filmed with 6 cameras during the band's highly acclaimed 15th anniversary special show during the Peace & Love festival in Borlänge, Sweden, on June 28, 2008. The album also includes two versions (censored and uncensored) of their video for the track "My Funeral". The video was shot over the August 21–23 weekend and was released on October 4, 2009.[27]

On October 7, 2009, three days later after the initial air of the video, after nearly 30,000 views, the full and uncensored version of "My Funeral" had been pulled from Myspace, causing a backlash from fans. This forced the band to upload a censored version of the video in response.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Emperor Magus Caligula.

No.TitleMusicLength
1."The End of Human Race"Lord Ahriman4:43
2."The Birth of the Vampiir"Lord Ahriman4:50
3."Stigmata"Lord Ahriman, Chaq Mol5:06
4."My Funeral"Lord Ahriman5:30
5."Angelus Exuro pro Eternus"Lord Ahriman, Chaq Mol5:04
6."Demons of Five"Lord Ahriman, Chaq Mol4:48
7."Declaration of Hate"Lord Ahriman5:24
8."In My Dreams"Lord Ahriman6:30
9."My Latex Queen"Lord Ahriman5:21
Total length:46:58

DVD track listing[edit]

Live at Peace & Love festival on June 28, 2008, in Borlänge, Sweden.

  1. "Intro"
  2. "King Antichrist"
  3. "Diabolis Interium"
  4. "The Secrets of the Black Arts"
  5. "The Arrival of Satan's Empire"
  6. "Goddess of Sodomy"
  7. "666 Voices Inside"
  8. "Vobiscum Satanas"
  9. "Hail Murder"
  10. "Atrum Regina"
  11. "An Apprentice of Satan"

Personnel[edit]

Dark Funeral[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.metal-archives.com/albums/Dark_Funeral/Angelus_Exuro_pro_Eternus/249659
  2. ^ http://www.truemetal.it/recensioni/angelus-exuro-pro-eternus-58615
  3. ^ http://www.rockandmetalinmyblood.com/recensioni/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus/2009-regain-records/62/
  4. ^ http://www.metallus.it/recensioni/angelus-exuro-pro-eternus/
  5. ^ http://www.metalstorm.net/pub/review.php?review_id=8493
  6. ^ https://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/33544/Dark-Funeral-Angelus-Exuro-pro-Eternus/
  7. ^ https://metalitalia.com/album/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus/
  8. ^ https://www.metalrage.com/reviews/3083/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus.html
  9. ^ https://www.metalreviews.com/reviews/album/5999
  10. ^ http://www.metalunderground.com/reviews/details.cfm?releaseid=2533
  11. ^ https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/reviews/compact_discs/dark_funeral/angelus_exuro_pro_eternus/
  12. ^ http://www.spirit-of-metal.com/album-groupe-Dark_Funeral-nom_album-Angelus_Exuro_Pro_Eternus-l-en.html
  13. ^ http://www.metal.de/reviews/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus-13559/
  14. ^ https://www.metal1.info/metal-reviews/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus/
  15. ^ http://www.metalcrypt.com/pages/review.php?revid=5425
  16. ^ http://www.metalfan.nl/reviews.php?id=5899
  17. ^ http://www.auxportesdumetal.com/reviews/DarkFuneral/darkfuneral-angelusexuroproeternus.html
  18. ^ http://www.metalmusicarchives.com/album/dark-funeral/angelus-exuro-pro-eternus
  19. ^ http://www.elportaldelmetal.com/critica/dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus
  20. ^ http://www.seaoftranquility.org/reviews.php?op=showcontent&id=8697
  21. ^ http://powermetal.de/review/review-Dark_Funeral/Angelus_Exuro_Pro_Eternus,15065.html
  22. ^ https://www.reflectionsofdarkness.com/artists-a-e-cdreviews-131/6335-dark-funeral-angelus-exuro-pro-eternus
  23. ^ http://www.metalnews.de/cds/Dark+Funeral+-+Angelus+Exuro+Pro+Eternus.4242.html
  24. ^ Pacheco, George. "Review: Angelus Exuro pro Eternus". About.com. Archived from the original on January 10, 2010. Retrieved January 7, 2010.
  25. ^ Freeman, Phil. "Review: Angelus Exuro pro Eternus". Allmusic. Retrieved February 21, 2010.
  26. ^ Smit, Jackie. "Review: Angelus Exuro pro Eternus". Chronicles of Chaos. Archived from the original on February 12, 2010. Retrieved February 21, 2010.
  27. ^ a b c d "Dark Funeral New Album Title Announced". Blabbermouth.net. August 31, 2009. Retrieved February 20, 2009.
  28. ^ "Dark Funeral 'Angelus Exuro pro Eternus' Artwork Unveiled". Blabbermouth.net. October 20, 2009. Retrieved February 20, 2009.
  29. ^ "Dark Funeral's New Video Pulled from MySpace". Blabbermouth.net. October 7, 2009. Retrieved February 20, 2009.

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