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  1. The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" is the fourth studio album by the German funeral doom metal band Ahab. It was released on 28 August through Napalm Records. It is a concept album based on William Hope Hodgson's novel of the same folkmetal.fivegallonbucket.netinfo: William Hope Hodgson.
  2. Ahab's quickly grown into one of the most accessible funeral doom bands I've folkmetal.fivegallonbucket.netinfo their past albums, The Boats of the Glen Carrig is a tale of the sea, this one a fictional shipwreck/survival story that quickly turns to horror. Just like The Giant, their recent bent towards clean singing and gentle melodies combine with massive riffs to create an exquisitely grim, lonely atmosphere.
  3. The Boats of the Glen Carrig is a concept album based in William Hope Hodgson's novel of the same name. Official music video: —"Like Red Foam (The Great Storm)".
  4. Aug 28,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Box Set release of The Boats Of The Glen Carrig on Discogs. Label: Napalm Records - NPR ,Napalm Records - NPR SINGLE • Format: Box Set Limited Edition CD Album, Limited Edition DigipakVinyl 7 Ahab (4) The Boats Of The Glen Carrig /5(16).
  5. The Boats of the "Glen Carrig" is the fourth studio album by the German funeral doom metal band Ahab. It was released on 28 August through Napalm Records. It is a concept album based on William Hope Hodgson 's novel of the same folkmetal.fivegallonbucket.netinfo: Funeral doom metal.
  6. Aug 28,  · But Ahab needs to be absorbed and mulled over. You certainly can listen to them passively as background noise. But to do so results in an insipid listening experience. That would cause you to miss out on all that Ahab have to offer, particularly on their new album The Boats Of The Glen Carrig. It is an album that must be plunged into headfirst.
  7. Ahab are the latest addition to the long and impressive line of bands such as Accept, Kreator, Sodom, Destruction, Helloween, Scorpions and, a little closer to what we have here, The Ocean. Nautical in theme, expansive in scope, the sound stretches out over the horizon.
  8. Oct 10,  · Throughout their decade long career, German doomsters Ahab have consistently displayed a fascination with both all things nautical and literary: previous albums have been based on works such as Herman Melville’s epic ‘Moby Dick (with the band, of course, taking their name from the novel’s psychotic lead human character) and Edgar Allen Poe’s sublime ‘The Narrative Of Arthur 5/5.
  9. Ahab – The Boats of the Glen Carrig (Napalm) Tuesday, 11th August By Matt Coe. Rating: 8/ Nautik doom metal is the calling card for Germany’s Ahab – certainly a unique approach in terms of conceptual themes from record to record as the quartet sail on seas and oceans afar.
  10. I’ve always queried the ‘Funeral’ tag given to German behemoth Ahab. Their undeniably progressive, occasionally melodic leanings give their pummelling crawl a contradictory lightness. Fourth album 'The Boats of the Glen Carrig' (Napalm Records) is a concept based on William Hope Hodgson’s novel of the same name, and is arguably the band’s most expansive project to date as well as.

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