Coal (Deluxe Edition)
With their 2011 album "Bilateral", creating more than just a few ripples on the surface, Norway's LEPROUS was suddenly faced with the daunting task of having to follow up, and hopefully build upon, a true underground success and one many fans and media critics had heralded as a stroke of genius and a little masterpiece of its own.
The band's the follow- up album "Coal" immediately lays these concerns to rest.
LEPROUS has despite their young age tried it all, and it's no surprise that their music reflects that. For every part Pain Of Salvation and King Crimson one may hear, there is an equal amount of Shining or Devin Townsend to balance it out. Hints of Katatonia or Opeth float around amidst sparks of Porcupine Tree and Pink Floyd.
Mixed by Jens Bogren as well as mastered by Tony Lindgren at Fascination Street Studios (Kreator, Opeth, Symphony X).
LEPROUS are determined to once again challenge the open minded audiences and push the boundaries of an otherwise oftentimes too safe and