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Ihsahn: The Adversary (2xLP, 2006/Re 2012, ltd 200)

Blood Music BLOOD-015

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Price: €54.00

First vinyl issue of this album, limited to 200 copies on white vinyl. Remastered for vinyl, cut at 45RPM. Comes in a lavish triple gatefold layout by Trine + Kim Design Studio and includes an A3 poster. Solo album from vocalist/lead guitarist for seminal black metal legends Emperor. Everything in pristine shape!

Grading cover: NM/NEW | Grading vinyl: NM/NEW

"Extreme prog masterpiece" (Deadtide)

"The Adversary has a lot to offer from a black metal standpoint, and yet, this is hardly a disc that caters to black metal purists. The black metal that Ihsahn embraces as a solo artist is symphonic black metal -- that is, a very melodic, intricate combination of black metal, power metal, and/or progressive rock. In fact, The Adversary gets so far into power metal and prog metal that some of the material really falls outside of black metal altogether; there are a few parts of The Adversary that wouldn't be out of place on an album by Rhapsody or Dream Theater." (AllMusic)

"This is a rock-solid death/black metal album that just happens to feature perhaps the most famous living frontman in black metal history." (Wrekage)

Ihsahn: The Adversary

Ihsahn: The Adversary