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Formed: 1987
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Rodolphe H., Vorphalack, Xytras
Biography: Swiss extreme metal group Samael quickly evolved from a run-of-the-mill black metal band into one of the most daring and eclectic sonic explorers of their generation; eager to tamper with their sound by introducing industrial, electronic, and gothic music elements into their formative black and death ...Read full biography
Released: 1996
Label: EMI Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
While 1994's very impressive Ceremony of Opposites had used industrial precision, samples, and synthesizers to frame and accentuate its still dominant guitar parts, 1996's dazzling Passage caught Switzerland's ...Read full review
Ceremony of Opposites
Released: 1994
Label: Century Media
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Samael continued to evolve ever further from their modest necro-black metal beginnings with the release of their watershed third album, Ceremony of Opposites, in 1994. Here, although black metal fundamentals ...Read full review