Doombound

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Doombound
Battlelore-Doombound.jpg
Studio album by Battlelore
ReleasedJanuary 26, 2011
RecordedSound Supreme Studios, Hämeenlinna, Finland, 2010
GenreSymphonic metal, Gothic metal
Length54:04
LabelNapalm
ProducerBattlelore, Janne Saksa
Battlelore chronology
The Last Alliance
(2008)
Doombound
(2011)
Digipak cover
Battlelore-Doombound-Alt.jpg
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Metal Storm(8.3/10)[2]
About.com2/5 stars[3]
Lords of Metal(82/100)[4]
Stormbringer4/5 stars[5]
Musik Reviews7/15 stars[6]

Doombound is the sixth album by the Finnish symphonic metal band Battlelore, released on January 26, 2011. It was their final album before their five-year hiatus. 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".[8]

According to the band's blog:

Track listing[edit]

All music and lyrics by Battlelore.

No.TitleLength
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. ^ "battlelore2011.mp3". Archived from the original on November 10, 2012. Retrieved 2010-12-10.
  9. ^ "Battlelore in Studio for the New Album 2010!". Battlelore MySpace. MySpace. 14 June 2010. Retrieved 2012-05-31.

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