Nevermore - Dead Heart In A Dead World
Century Media
Heavy / Thrash Metal
11 songs (56'40)
Release year: 2000
Nevermore, Century Media
Reviewed by Danny
Album of the month

Nevermore is a band coming from Seattle. Yes, the Grunge city. But this city is also the home of Nevermore and their charismatic and powerful singer Warrel Dane. Arising like a phoenix out of the ashes of Sanctuary (a long time ago), Dane founded Nevermore together with Jeff Loomis (guitarist) and Jim Sheppard (bass). Shortly afterwards drummer Van Williams joined in as well. After the remarkable The Politics of Ecstacy - album, (Tim Calvert, Ex-Forbidden, second guitar replaced Pat O’Brien ... left the band to join Cannibal Corpse) completed Nevermore's line-up in 1997. Two years later, Dreaming Neon Black exploded our metal faces. This band had simply brought a new metal sound & spirit. So if you don't know them and would like to know how they sound ... they sound like Nevermore.

This new full album was awaited like a messiah .... and this Dead Heart In A Dead World proves again that this band is one of the best metal bands on this planet. Here again Nevermore is giving the entire metal-scene a decisive kick in the a...! What a lesson of perfection. Ah those Americans, they really know how to play heavy music. Nevermore will fascinate you (...or call yourself deaf) and the voice of Dane's is simply outstanding. This time Tim Calvert is gone, but the four remaining musicians seems to have even more air to breath, more place to express their feelings. I can't really go in depth song by song, but the emotion of this Dead Heart In A Dead World is ... simply amazing. Thrash and Heavy !!!

The listener goes from surprises to surprises, from the first track to the last one and this time if Nevermore doesn't explode the charts, something is going wrong here. This band will play a big role sooner or later (remember first three Metallica albums .... yyyyeah you understand what I mean). This record is already a classic in the history of heavy/thrash and will be for sure a major influence for dozen of new bands to come. Buy it ... or be ignorant forever !!!

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Danny quoted 97 / 100
Aleksie quoted 100 / 100
Crims quoted 98 / 100
Dylan quoted 95 / 100
Other albums by Nevermore that we have reviewed:
Nevermore - The Obsidian Conspiracy reviewed by Aleksie and quoted 96 / 100
Nevermore - In Memory reviewed by Aleksie and quoted no quote
Nevermore - This Godless Endeavour reviewed by Aleksie and quoted 98 / 100
Nevermore - The Politics of Ecstasy reviewed by Brent and quoted 90 / 100
Nevermore - Dreaming Neon Black reviewed by Aleksie and quoted 99 / 100
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