Shade Empire – ‘Omega Arcane’ Vinyl


‘Omega Arcane’ is a powerful release from Shade Empire, a Finnish symphonic black metal band. This album showcases the band’s ability to create a unique and captivating sound that blends black metal’s ferocity with symphonic elements and progressive structures. Fans of Shade Empire’s previous work, as well as those interested in exploring the depths of symphonic black metal, will appreciate the album’s complex compositions, atmospheric textures, and exceptional musicianship.

The tracks on ‘Omega Arcane’ are characterized by their intense and intricate instrumentation, featuring a blend of black metal’s aggressive guitar riffs and blast beats, along with symphonic elements such as choirs, orchestration, and electronic soundscapes. The album’s concept, centered around themes of cosmic horror and the apocalypse, adds a haunting and atmospheric dimension to the music. Lyrically, ‘Omega Arcane’ explores themes of destruction, chaos, and the unknown, contributing to the dark and captivating atmosphere that permeates the entire release.

The musicianship on ‘Omega Arcane’ is exceptional, with each member of Shade Empire contributing to the album’s complex and dynamic sound. The intricate guitar work, thunderous drumming, and commanding vocals create a dynamic and emotive sonic experience that showcases the band’s enduring talent. The symphonic elements are also expertly executed, adding to the album’s epic and atmospheric qualities. The album’s production quality is noteworthy, ensuring that the various musical elements come together seamlessly for a well-balanced and polished presentation.

In conclusion, ‘Omega Arcane’ is a powerful and captivating addition to Shade Empire’s discography, demonstrating the band’s ability to push the boundaries of symphonic black metal. The combination of diverse musical elements, haunting atmosphere, and exceptional musicianship make this album a must-have for fans and newcomers alike. If you are seeking a thrilling and immersive listening experience that delves deep into the dark and complex depths of symphonic black metal, Shade Empire’s ‘Omega Arcane’ is an album that should not be missed.

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Weight 1.01 lbs
Dimensions 12.32 × 12.32 × 0.31 in



Shade Empire




Melodic death metal






Candlelight Records


May 6th, 2013




12-inch LP






Side A:

01. Ruins
02. Dawnless Days
03. Until No Life Breeds

Side B:

01. Ash Statues
02. Disembodiment

Side C:

01. Malicious Winds
02. Traveler of Unlight
03. Devolution
04. Slumbering Giant

Side D:

01. Nomad
02. Omega Arcane




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