Shatter (EP)

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Shatter
Shatter EP cover.jpg
EP by Triptykon
Released 25 October 2010
Genre Black metal, death metal, doom metal, gothic metal, avant-garde metal[1]
Length 27:43
Label Prowling Death, Century Media
Producer Thomas Gabriel Fischer
Triptykon chronology
Eparistera Daimones
(2010)
Shatter
(2010)
Melana Chasmata
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
About.com 4/5 stars[2]
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

Shatter is an EP by Swiss extreme metal band Triptykon, released 25 October 2010.[4] The EP consists of the bonus track "Shatter" from the Japanese edition of Eparistera Daimones, as well as other songs from the recording sessions of that album, including a newly mastered version of their demo "Crucifixus". Tracks 4 and 5 are live versions of Celtic Frost songs, recorded during Triptykon's headliner performance at the Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands, on 16 April 2010. "Dethroned Emperor" features guest lead vocals by Nocturno Culto (Darkthrone, Sarke).[2]

Release[edit]

Shatter has been released in multiple formats, such as a CD, a 12" vinyl, and a digital download.[4] A music video for the song "Shatter" has also been released.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Shatter" 4:56
2. "I Am the Twilight" 7:59
3. "Crucifixus" 4:18
4. "Circle of the Tyrants (Live)" 5:12
5. "Dethroned Emperor (Live)" 5:18
Total length: 27:43[3]

Personnel[edit]

  • Thomas Gabriel Fischer - vocals, guitar, programming
  • V. Santura - guitar, vocals
  • Norman Lonhard - drums, percussion
  • Vanja Slajh - bass, backing vocals

Guest musicians[edit]

  • Simone Vollenweider - vocals on "Shatter"
  • Nadine Rimlinger - violin on "I am the Twilight"
  • A. Acanthus Gristle - vocals on "Crucifixus"
  • Nocturno Culto - vocals on "Dethroned Emperor"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gorania, Jay H. "Triptykon - Eparistera Daimones Review - Review of Eparistera Daimones by Triptykon - About.com". About.com. Retrieved 2010-05-29. 
  2. ^ a b Norton, Justin M. "Review: Triptykon Shatter Review". About.com. Retrieved 2010-10-28. 
  3. ^ a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Shatter-Triptykon". allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-11-01. 
  4. ^ a b "Former Triptykon Press Release". fischerisdead.blogspot.com. 2010-08-11. Retrieved 2010-08-14. 

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