Opus Magnum

Opus Magnum is the third studio album by Austrian melodic death metal band Hollenthon, released by Napalm Records in 2008. Limited edition digipack contains bonus track, "The Bazaar" (originally performed by The Tea Party) and video clip for "Son of Perdition".

Opus Magnum
Hollenthon - Opus Magnum.jpg
Studio album by
Released30 May 2008
RecordedVato Loco Studio, Vienna, Austria
GenreSymphonic death metal
Length46:17
LabelNapalm
ProducerMartin Schirenc
Hollenthon chronology
With Vilest of Worms to Dwell
(2001)
Opus Magnum
(2008)
Tyrants and Wraiths
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Metal Storm8/10 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic2/5 stars[2]
About.com4/5 stars[3]
Metal.de7/10 stars[4]

Track listingEdit

Music by Martin Schirenc, lyrics by Elena Schirenc, except "The Bazaar" by Jeff Martin, Stuart Chatwood and Jeff Burrows

  1. "On the Wings of a Dove" – 5:00
  2. "To Fabled Lands" – 5:53
  3. "Son of Perdition" – 4:52
  4. "Ars Moriendi" – 5:33
  5. "Once We Were Kings" – 4:50
  6. "Of Splendid Worlds" – 6:08
  7. "Dying Embers" – 5:28
  8. "Misterium Babel" – 7:30
  9. "The Bazaar" – 4:28 (The Tea Party cover, bonus track)

PersonnelEdit

HollenthonEdit

  • Martin Schirenc - vocals, guitars, keyboards, orchestration
  • Martin Arzberger - guitars
  • Gregor Marboe - bass, vocals
  • Mike Gröger - drums, percussion
  • Elena Schirenc - vocals

ProductionEdit

  • Produced, recorded, engineered & mixed By Martin Schirenc

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hubregtse, Marcel (6 June 2008). "Hollenthon - Opus Magnum". Metal Storm. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. ^ Ponton, J. (23 September 2009). "Hollenthon - Opus Magnum". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  3. ^ Bowar, Chad (6 June 2008). "Hollenthon - Opus Magnum". Heavy Metal. About.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  4. ^ Friedrich, Andrea (21 May 2008). "Hollenthon - "Opus Magnum"" (in German). Metal.de. Retrieved 2014-04-23.