The Incurable Tragedy

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The Incurable Tragedy
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Studio album by Into Eternity
Released August 25, 2008 (2008-08-25)
Recorded 2007−2008
Genre Progressive death metal, melodic death metal, power metal
Length 38:57
Label Century Media
Producer Grant Hall and John Gasparic
Into Eternity chronology
The Scattering of Ashes
(2006)The Scattering of Ashes2006
The Incurable Tragedy

The Incurable Tragedy is the fifth full-length studio album by Canadian progressive death metal band Into Eternity. The album was released on August 25, 2008, in Europe through Century Media Records. This is the first album which does not feature longtime drummer Jim Austin, and the first to feature new drummer Steve Bolognese (although Steve toured with Into Eternity during the tour supporting Scattering of Ashes and appeared in the "Timeless Winter" video from the same album), and guitarist Justin Bender.

According to the band's site, the album is a concept album focusing on the struggles of a man who is diagnosed with a terminal illness, specifically cancer. The concept was inspired by the deaths of the two best friends and father of guitarist Tim Roth.[1]

The first single off the album is "Time Immemorial", and the music video for the song was released on the band's MySpace page on December 10, 2008.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Sputnikmusic 1.5/5 stars[3]
Decoy Music 4/5 stars[4]

In its first week of release, the album sold 1,900 copies in the United States.[5]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Prelude to Woe" 0:55
2. "Tides of Blood" 3:46
3. "Spent Years of Regret" 4:15
4. "Symptoms" 1:48
5. "Diagnosis Terminal" 3:31
6. "The Incurable Tragedy I (September 21, 2006)" 2:49
7. "Indignation" 3:58
8. "Time Immemorial" 4:15
9. "The Incurable Tragedy II (November 10, 2006)" 3:37
10. "A Black Light Ending" 3:33
11. "One Funeral Hymn for Three" 4:10
12. "The Incurable Tragedy III (December 15, 2006)" 2:20
Total length: 38:57



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