Shatter (EP)

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Shatter
Shatter EP cover.jpg
EP by
Released25 October 2010
GenreBlack metal, death metal, doom metal, gothic metal, avant-garde metal[1]
Length27:43
LabelProwling Death, Century Media
ProducerThomas Gabriel Fischer
Triptykon chronology
Eparistera Daimones
(2010)
Shatter
(2010)
Melana Chasmata
(2014)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
About.com4/5 stars[2]
Allmusic3/5 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.TitleLength
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 29 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b Norton, Justin M. "Review: Triptykon Shatter Review". About.com. Retrieved 28 October 2010.
  3. ^ a b Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Shatter-Triptykon". allmusic.com. Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Former Triptykon Press Release". fischerisdead.blogspot.com. 11 August 2010. Retrieved 14 August 2010.

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