Lord Shades is a French melodic black / death metal band born in 2001 but only in 2008 they released their first album. In December of 2017 they released their third album “The Uprising of Namwell”, the last of a trilogy started in 2008. Not having heard the two previous albums, I must say that this is not an easy album. There are many things happening in each song and it requires a careful and attentive listening. I would also urge you to listen to it loudly in order to notice the richness that lies in the details.
This album will undoubtedly please fans of epic death metal, specially those that appreciate elaborate compositions with an appealing history. This is also an album suitable for those that like to sing along while listening to epic tales. Hopefully the end of this trilogy is to be followed by new projects and increased recognition by the genre fans.