Spheres (Pestilence album)

Spheres is the fourth album by Dutch death metal band Pestilence, released in 1993. It was their final album before a 14-year hiatus from 1994 to 2008. On this album, the band experimented with a more progressive sound, utilizing guitar synthesizers as well as some jazz influences.

Spheres
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Studio album by
Released3 May 1993
RecordedJanuary 1993
GenreTechnical death metal, jazz fusion[1]
Length33:17
LabelRoadrunner
ProducerSteve Fontano
Patrick Mameli
Pestilence chronology
Testimony of the Ancients
(1991)
Spheres
(1993)
Mind Reflections
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

Decibel rated it positively, appreciating the "ear-candy at every turn" and the superb bass frets. However, the quality of the drums work by Marco Foddis was criticised as unsuited to the range of styles present in the album. In the hiatus before 2008 Mameli started to criticise his own album.[3]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Marco Foddis.

No.TitleMusicLength
1."Mind Reflections"Patrick Mameli, Patrick Uterwijk3:21
2."Multiple Beings"Mameli, Uterwijk4:05
3."The Level of Perception"Mameli, Uterwijk3:49
4."Aurian Eyes" (instrumental)Mameli1:32
5."Soul Search"Mameli3:19
6."Personal Energy"Mameli4:09
7."Voices from Within" (instrumental)Uterwijk1:12
8."Spheres"Mameli, Uterwijk3:29
9."Changing Perspectives"Mameli, Uterwijk3:24
10."Phileas" (instrumental)Jeroen Paul Thesseling1:17
11."Demise of Time"Mameli3:40
Total length:33:17

CreditsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.metal-archives.com/bands/Pestilence/238
  2. ^ Eduardo Rivadavia. "Pestilence - Spheres Album Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-07-01.
  3. ^ Jeff wagner (14 September 2011). "Justify Your Shitty Taste: Pestilence's "Spheres"". Decibel. Retrieved 2 May 2019.