Evolution, human stupidity are some other themes, and of course, space. The female singer is here again, and once again she's doing an extraordinary job. If you like Metal, and like some eletronic and industrial influences this is the one you should have.
The future is here! Their second full-length release, "S. I," has several excellent tracks, and has much more of an Industrial sound then Animatronic had. Several songs could have been made better by having better lyrics and a little heavier sound. Tracks such as Acid Theatre are lacking big ripping guitars that as seen in past Kovenant, usually deliver the great catchy riffs.
Other tracks like Keepers of the Garden are heavier but sound messed up Too much distortion The track, "Cyber trash," has lame lyrics, because too me the word Cyber trash sounds like something a child might say, especially considering The Kovevant's usual vocals. My only other problem with this album is that there are two main different sounding vocalists; they work good for a few songs but they are the same in every single song. Now for the highlights.
Planet of the Apes is a good song I am looking forward too, "The Kovenant's," next album; I am expecting good things wink. I recommend this album, its not perfect but it is still a very good album. This second album of The Kovenant shows the band settling a bit more into the style of their new sound, although Hellhammer's leaving probably indicates his dissatisfaction with the very small part the drums play in the music. The vocals aren't nearly as annoying as in Animatronic, and overall the album is pretty damn good.
If you want Black Metal, you want Covenant, which is what this band was before legal issues forced them to change their name to The Kovenant. Therefore, I think this album is pretty damn cool. You might not. That's what opinions are all about. Anyway, the strong riffs of Animatronic are back again here, but this time the electronic influence is much, much higher. Much of the rhythm is provided electronically and I suppose I don't blame Hellhammer, since that would piss me off, too and little industrial sounds are present throughout the album.
Nagash I refuse to call him Lex Icon has progressed into a more Doom Metal vocal style, which goes really well with the music. The best song on here is Planet of the Apes, which is a very intense song that is perhaps the closest to being Black Metal. The riffs are strong, the drums are rocking, and the chorus is pretty damn cool.
The Perfect End is almost the exact opposite, being heavily electronic and more doom-ish in tempo, though it is also very well done. Pantomime is another Black-ish song, while Cybertrash sounds a bit more like Trance than metal.
All the songs have different styles, and the album never really gets boring. As I have constantly said, if you don't like electronic music then you won't like this. It's a very innovative sound that is definitely worth the money. Metal Archives loading Username Password Login.
And No, The Kovenant is not disbanded. Going according to schedule. Just have to get the business side out of the way. As in what record company it will be released on etc. And we might start having open try-outs for some new blood in the very near future. In December , Lex shared "So many things will happen next year Cold hails from Norway!
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It also analyses reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top reviews Most recent Top reviews. Top reviews from United Kingdom. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Verified Purchase. This album is a continuation of the foray into Cyber-industrial Metal that began with "Animatronic" and is just as good. The entire album is of an incredibly high standard in song writing and musicianship and is delivered with surgical intensity. There is however an oversight on the CD version, track 13 Subtopia and track 14 The Memory Remains are omitted although displayed on the back cover in the song list.
The vinyl version of the album has these two afore mentioned bonus tracks which are well worth getting hold of. If you love Gothic Metal or Dark Wave then this album is a must for your collection.
It's a planet of apes Monkey see - Monkey do Evolution was never true Of all the lies they feed to you What you see is what you do Monkey me and monkey you Nothing new ever came out of someone like you Don't decieve yourself thinking that you know what to do What will you do when all your toys are broken What will you say when all your lines are spoken No hope for humanity Star By Star We were alone and on our own, in the dark between the stars From the shadows to the pyre, amidst the chaos, from the stars Love, life and liberty, Hate, death and captivity Like a stain of starless darkness, across the canvas of space Star by Star Corrupting all of humanity So much alike are we When I see you I see me Galaxies glitter in the black night sky, Towards progress, towards death From the stars we have come, and to the stars we will return The violence of passion - The passion of violence The perverse impulses - The savage egoism The wicked presence - The wicked essence The thing that unites us - The thing that divides us Star by Star Corrupting all of humanity So much alike are we When I see you I see me 4.
Via Negativa The arrogance of angels, the heresy of Christ The stupidity of humanity, the skeletons of society It's time to separate the saints from the sinners Judgement day is coming - Evacuate then renovate Proclaimed by a thousand prophets, believed by a million fools But the day will come when everything falls apart All it takes is a single act of animal desperation And what if all the things we believed in were true Decades of decadence and aeons of evil Worldwide terror in the shape of a shining star From the center of damnation to the outskirts of Hell Redemption only comes with a pair of numbered wings In our quest for miracles, we started a war of genitals Disguised as the bearers of justice, we took your fears a made you a God Why are you afraid of something you're not even sure exists?
I am the maze of God I am the true face of fraud Embrace the pain, and I will lead you to another heaven For who are you to belive in another paradise than mine? The Infant Prodigy - The Bearer of Light Without me you would be nothing at all The beginning and the end are the same, the circle never ends And the more things change, the more they stay the same Decades of decadence and aeons of evil Worldwide terror in the shape of a shining star From the center of damnation to the outskirts of Hell Redemption only comes with a pair of numbered wings 5.
Stillborn Universe Lost in this place, like fragments of another time I close my eyes and see myself from above Drifting apart, like splinters of scattered glass But we all have our own reasons to continue Don't you want it this way? I can't go on Don't you need it this way? I can't go on Don't you love it this way? I can't go on Don't you need it anyway I can't come down when your around I lose control and hit the ground So everything must change and all remains the same This is a stillborn universe We are battered, we are torn it pleases me to see you broken We're the hate that you adore it pleases me to see you broken We are hollow, we are bruised it pleases me to see you broken We are numb and self-abused it pleases me to see you broken I can't come down when your around I lose control and hit the ground So everything must change and all remains the same This is a stillborn universe You thought that life would be so wonderful..
You thought that all could be so beautiful.. You thought that everything, would be so simple You thought that everything would be so perfect [Chorus] I can't come down when your around I lose control and hit the ground So everything must change and all remains the same This is a stillborn universe 6. Do you really believe any extra-terrestrial would look like that? Besides, I am still waiting for Nuclear Blast to answer me I sent about a dozen emails so far.Catalog # is written on the spine of the CD, meanwhile NB is printed on the disk. The arm is inscribed with SETI XP Angel is credited under additional personnel as live guitarist in the booklet, but isn't featured on the album. Recording information: Recorded between May-October at Woodhouse Studios, Hagen, Germany.