Eternal Turn of the Wheel

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Eternal Turn of the Wheel
Drudkh Eternal Turn of the Wheel.jpg
Studio album by Drudkh
Released February 24, 2012 (2012-02-24)
Genre Black metal
Length 37:14
Label Season of Mist
Drudkh chronology
Handful of Stars
(2010)Handful of Stars2010
Eternal Turn of the Wheel
(2012)
A Furrow Cut Short
(2015)A Furrow Cut Short2015
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[1]
Pitchfork Media (8.2/10)[2]
Sputnikmusic (3.5/5)[3]

Eternal Turn of the Wheel (Ukrainian Вічний оберт колеса, Vichnyy obert kolesa) is the ninth studio album by Ukrainian black metal band Drudkh, released on February 24 (March 13 in the USA), 2012, through Season of Mist's Underground Activists label.[4]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Вічне коло [Eternal Circle]" 1:17
2. "Подих холодної чорної землі (березень) [Breath of Cold Black Soil (March)]" 10:04
3. "Коли боги залишають свої смарагдові чертоги (серпень) [When Gods Leave Their Emerald Halls (August)]" 9:39
4. "Прощання зі скорботними птахами осені (жовтень) [Farewell to Autumn's Sorrowful Birds (October)]" 8:02
5. "Ніч зіткана зі снігу, вітрів та сивих зірок (грудень) [Night Woven of Snow, Winds and Grey-haired Stars (December)]" 8:12
Total length: 37:14
    • Note: When it comes to songwriting credits, as with all Drudkh albums, it is difficult to tell who wrote what. However, according to the back cover of the CD booklet found here,[5] mainman Roman Saenko "relies on self-penned lyrics [again], with each song representing a season." Thus, it is safe to say that he is at least responsible for the bulk of the writing.

Personnel[edit]

  • Thurios – vocals, keyboards
  • Roman Saenko – guitars, bass
  • Krechet – bass, keyboards
  • Vlad – drums, keyboards

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hayes, Craig. "Drudkh – Eternal Turn of the Wheel Review". About.com. Retrieved September 28, 2012. 
  2. ^ Currin, Grayson (March 16, 2012). "Drudkh: Eternal Turn of the Wheel – Album Reviews – Pitchfork". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved September 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ Ward, Kyle (February 28, 2012). "Drudkh – Eternal Turn of the Wheel (staff review)". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved September 28, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Drudkh News: DRUDKH – Season of Mist, Metal Label". Season of Mist. February 21, 2012. Retrieved September 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ Partial writing credits as found at discogs