Within Temptation - Hydra
Label: Art Optimum - Vi AB-075 17 • Format: CD Album, Unofficial Release • Country: Russia • Genre: Rock • Style: Heavy Metal, Symphonic Rock, Pop Rock
Hydra III Finale. Presto - Vladimir Horowitz - Vladimir Horowitz Plays Great Sonatas the sixth studio album by Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation. The first single, " Paradise What About Us?
This is the first album by Within Temptation to be recorded with three guitarists, with Stefan Helleblad making his Within Temptation studio debut on Hydra since his addition to the band shortly after the release of The Unforgiving in Hydra is also the first Within Temptation album to feature Robert Westerholt 's growling techniques since the band's debut album, Enter in The writing process of the album began inand at the first half of the year the band had six songs written already.
On Within Temptation - Hydra 16, without finishing the whole album, the band Within Temptation - Hydra on to record the first music video for the new album. The band also established a licensing deal with Dramatico for the United Kingdom release of the album. Upon making this announcement, den Adel said: "By releasing these demos we want to invite you in our home studio and show how we capture song ideas at an early stage of creating a new album. These demo versions are far from their final sound on the album, Cemetery Of Thugs / Menstrual Cacophony - Our World Is Worthless will give you a hint of what we're working on.
It will be fascinating to hear how the end result will sound like, once the album is released. After announcing that the lead single would contain a guest musician, on September 13 the band officially announced that Tarja Turunen was set to appear as a special vocalist on the title song. The album's name was revealed on November 8, along with the official track list, all guest musicians and the cover art,   designed by Romano Molenaar, the same artist who made the cover for The Unforgiving.
About the concept, guitarist Robert Westerholt says: " Hydra is a perfect title for our new album, because like the monster itself, the record represents the many different sides of our music.
As the title, the sound composition of the album was said to be varied, as Westerholt said, also referring to the album title, that they No Me Diga Que No - Ilegales - Inagotable (File, Album) it to be a real Within Temptation record, but heavier, more musically challenging, pushing borders and frontiers with new elements and influences, and at the same time bring back more from our early metal roots The song contains fast riffs, distorted synthesizers, an over-use of drum bass in Within Temptation - Hydra with the band typical musical structures  and features a fast and heavy uptempo nature that matters well the subject  as also the music video, that features renowned skydiver Jokke Sommer performing gliding through the air and pulling off stunts.
According to den Adel, the main fact that the band decided to invite him was his open-mind for experimenting. The song introduces itself with a piano and den Adel's clean singing right to chorus when she uses her high voice until Xzibit enters, contrasting with his rap vocals and dark, deep Within Temptation - Hydra . Xzibit was allowed to do his parts in his own way as the Within Temptation - Hydra wanted it to be original and coming from the Within Temptation - Hydra perspective.
As it is closer to their symphonic metal roots, the band choose to invite musical genre fellow and former Nightwish vocalist Tarja Turunen, as it is also on her comfort zone. On July 12, the first material came to the public eye, with the band revealing a teaser trailerwith no title or song titles revealed.
The music video and EP were released on September On October 25 and 26, den Adel and Westerholt presented an unknown number of songs to the press. Tickest for the show were completely sold out at the same day it was put on sale.
Due to great demand, additional shows were announced and several venues were changed to larger ones with the intention to accommodate more people. Hydra received critical acclaim upon release. While commenting the new "fashionable influences" due to the special guests and other musical directions, the review ended alleging that "still symphonic metal and progressive elements are [there] for those who are never tired of flawlessness, who value high-quality music and who are no strangers to the classical heritage.
About the guest singers, the reviewer commented that the song styling was diverse, but the band managed well to put the genres crossing on their own style. At the end of the review, Rose called it "a masterful recording. Besides that, reviewer classified the album as "full of synths, airy guitars, excellent backing vocals and harmonies. Hunker alleged that " Hydra finds [Within Temptation] further pushing their boundaries, exploring new elements and influences, while at the same time revisiting their heavier metal roots" and gave the album a score of 9.
The album debuted at number six on the UK Albums Chart on February 9,making it the band's highest charting album in the country, with The Unforgiving charting at Within Temptation - Hydra The Come To Me - Tommy James - Tommy James also reached number one on the American Top Hard Rock album charts.
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