UNANIMATED
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Unanimated are a melodic Black/Death Metal band formed in 1988 in Stockholm, Sweden. They released one untitled rehearsal demo (1990), one demo "Fire Storm" (1991) and two albums "In The Forest Of The Dreaming Dead" (1993) and "Ancient God Of Evil" (1995) before disbanding in 1996.

In 2007 the band announced they were back together and had started work on a new album. In 2008 they played their first reunion gig in Stockholm and also a gig at the Party San festival in Germany was done. During October 2008 the new album "In the Light of Darkness" was recorded at Necromorbus Studio with producer Tore Stjerna. The band also announced they had signed with Regain Records for the release of the new album and re-issues of the first two albums. "In the Light of Darkness" was released in early May 2009 as well as the re-issues of the first two
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REGAIN RECORDS US 2008
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REGAIN RECORDS US 2008
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.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead
Death Metal 1993
.. Album Cover 3.48 | 3 ratings
Ancient God of Evil
Death Metal 1995
.. Album Cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
In the Light of Darkness
Death Metal 2009

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Rehearsal Demo 1990
Death Metal 1990
.. Album Cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Fire Storm
Death Metal 1991

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UNANIMATED Ancient God of Evil

Album · 1995 · Death Metal
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"Ancient God of Evil" is the 2nd full-length studio album by Swedish death metal act Unanimated. The album was released through No Fashion Records in March 1995. Unanimated is one of the most prolific acts on the blackened part of the early 90s Swedish death metal scene along with artists like Dissection and Necrophobic. The debut full-length studio album "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead (1993)" generally received a lot of praise and is today considered a bit of a classic blackened death metal release from the early 90s, but it didn´t elevate Unanimated from being an underground act to slightly more mainstream underground appeal. In other words, they are still one of the less known early 90s death metal artists from Sweden.

Since the release of "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead (1993)" there´s been one lineup change as bassist Daniel Lofthagen has been replaced by Richard Cabeza (Dismember, Carbonized, Murder Squad, General Surgery, etc.). Richard Cabeza also played on the band´s demos, but did not appear on "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead (1993)", probably as a consequence of his involvement in the heavy recording and touring schedule of Dismember, which was an act he was also a member of in those days.

As mentioned above the music on "Ancient God of Evil" is a blackened type of death metal, but also a very melodic type of death metal, featuring strong lead guitar themes (and occasional use of atmospheric keyboards). The atmosphere is dark and the whole thing reeks of the occult, which is in some part due to the snarling raspy vocal delivery by Micke Jansson, but also because of the lyrics. As far as musical style goes, Unanimated have pretty much stuck to their guns on this album, which feels like the natural successor to "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead (1993)". The musicianship is a notch tighter and the sound production is slightly better, but songwriting wise they haven´t developed much as far as I can hear. They are less savage on this release and the music is slightly more varied, but that´s about it.

"Ancient God of Evil" is arguably a quality sophomore studio album by Unanimated. It´s pretty much on par with the debut album, but I think the debut is slightly more interesting, or maybe the rawness of that release actually suits the band´s music better than the slightly better production values on this one do. A 3.5 star (70%) is still deserved though.

UNANIMATED In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead

Album · 1993 · Death Metal
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"In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead" is the debut full-length studio album by Swedish death metal act Unanimated. The album was released through No Fashion Records in February 1993. "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead" has a pretty interesting release history as there exist three versions with three different cover artworks. Unanimated are usually counted among the elite Swedish blackened/melodic death metal acts from the early- to mid nineties along with artists like Dissection, early Marduk, and Necrophobic. They didn´t receive much recognition (only from a cult audience) or achieved commercial success while they were initially active though and they disbanded after releasing their second full-length studio album "Ancient God of Evil (1995)". They´ve since reformed and released their third full-length studio album "In the Light of Darkness (2009)".

Stylistically the music on "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead" reminds me a lot of early Necrophobic. Occult lyrical themes, a singer that delivers both raspy black metal styled vocals and death metal growling in a very convincing and commanding fashion, melodic guitar leads and a generally dark and epic atmosphere. Keyboards are used occasionally, but always as an atmosphere enhancer, seldom as a lead instrument. The riffing style varies from brutal death metal riffs, tremolo picked blackened riffing and occasionally rythmic thrashy riffing. The band are well playing and the performances on this album are generally pretty strong.

Some tracks stand out a bit more than others though and if I have to mention a minor issue with "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead", it´s the inconsistency of quality of the material. The best tracks like "Blackness of the Fallen Star", "Whispering Shadows", and "Through the Gates" are absolutely brilliant blackened death metal tracks, but there are a couple of more unremarkable tracks on the album too. Especially the ones which employ more thrash tinged riffing, stand out as the least interesting tracks on the album. I think it has a lot to do with the band using demo material for the album, and maybe not being critical enough of that material. To their defence it should be mentioned though that quite a few of their demo tracks (which are among the best tracks on the album) are of a very high quality.

The sound production is raw and powerful and has the right darkness to it, to suit the music. Overall it´s not the most well produced album in the genre, but still an enjoyable listen and of course a mandatory listen for fans of early- to mid 90s blackened melodic death metal. A 3.5 - 4 star (75%) rating is deserved.

UNANIMATED Fire Storm

Demo · 1991 · Death Metal
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"Fire Storm" is the 2nd demo cassette tape by Swedish, Stockholm based blackened death metal act Unanimated. The demo was self-released in 1991 and sold approximately 3000 copies. Unanimated formed in 1988 and had already released an untitled rehearsal demo in 1990 before releasing "Fire Storm", which was the demo that ultimately secured them a record contract.

"Fire Storm" features 5 tracks and a full playing time of 19:58 minutes. The first track is an intro, but the remaining four tracks are "regular" length tracks. The latter mentioned would all appear on the band´s debut full-length studio album "In the Forest of the Dreaming Dead (1993)". The demo serves it´s purpose well, because after listening to "Fire Storm", neither listener nor interested label, could have any doubts what Unanimated was about. Stylistically the band play a melodic blackened death metal style and comparisons to artists like Necrophobic, (early) Marduk, and Dissection are valid. The atmosphere is occult tinged (I really appreciate the occasional use of keyboards which provides the music with an extra gloomy effect) and hateful. The vocals are mostly growling but there are times when they are more snarling and thereby closer to black metal styled vocals.

Actually the vocals are one of the greatest assets in the band´s music. Lead vocalist/bassist Richard Daimon delivers them with a burning passion and conviction. The rest of the band are also very well playing and if I was to rate "Fire Storm" only on the basis of the musicianship and the songwriting, it would get a really high rating, as I´m very impressed by both. Unfortunately the sound production leaves a bit to be desired. It´s pretty messy (especially when the band play fast parts) and sometimes it sounds like you´re standing outside the door to their rehearsal room, listening to the band play through the closed door. It´s murky and noisy but despite those issues still charming in a primitive and raw fashion that studio releases can rarely match. If you listen closely you´re still able to figure out what is being played, so the sound production (or lack there of) isn´t a complete catastrophy. A 3 star (60%) rating is warranted.

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