In the Halls of Awaiting

Release date
2002
Running length
10 tracks
Running time
55:36

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Tracklist

    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Ill-Starred Son 4:46 17,680
2 Song Of The Storm 4:21 24,387
3 Medeia 4:22 22,814
4 Dying Chant 4:13 24,470
5 The Elder 4:46 24,919
6 Black Waters 5:00 24,191
7 Shades Of Deep Green 7:33 21,313
8 The Bitter End 5:07 22,101
9 Journey Unknown 4:32 21,551
10 In The Halls Of Awaiting 10:56 17,780

About this album

In the Halls of Awaiting was the debut release of Finland’s Insomnium. The band had previously released two demos, Demo ‘99, and Underneath These Moonlit Waves.

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  • tntmk

    I'm on the second song now. I got a fucking great feeling about the rest of the album. I can sense that this is pure masterpiece!!

    31 May 7:08pm Reply
  • KillerFox2

    One of my favorite metal albums for sure, every song on this album is fucking great! Not a single weak song.

    13 Apr 3:55pm Reply
  • ArrTheMesia

    \m/ (*-*) \m/

    26 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Sharp-Ton

    Thunderous MDM. Finland, stunning Finland.

    12 Jul 2013 Reply
  • dAziks

    Lol @ people comparing this to TJR. Only similar thing I can find here is guitar tune. This album is 10 times more melancholic and TJR is a lot faster. Both albums good, still TJR being a lot better tho. TJR is the perfection of original mdm. <- Arguably the best metal genre.

    3 Sep 2012 Reply
  • hohonator

    best

    2 Sep 2012 Reply
  • SlayerOfLight1

    "In The Halls of Awaiting" has its own unique atmosphere. [2] Imo, comparing this to TJR is too hard. Both are amazing albums, though I do prefer the melancholic atmosphere of this album.

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • ZadionApocalaya

    Great debut. I love the melancholic melodeath Insomnium plays now more, but I wish they'd mix it up a bit with some faster and ultimately less mournful stuff like what's heard on this record.

    21 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Darkfall_

    This album isn't similar to TJR. "In The Halls of Awaiting" has its own unique atmosphere.

    13 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Pezable

    vv Wtf...did I just read? v_v... O.o

    12 Jan 2012 Reply
  • CranialStomp

    One of the finest metal albums ever. EVER!

    9 Jan 2012 Reply
  • MeToDuCT

    Power Metal with growling :\

    28 Dec 2011 Reply
  • JessicaPower

    Best songs on this album is The Elder, Journey Unknown, Black Waters and Song Of The Storm. Like Across The Dark, I haven't listening to this album so much.

    23 Dec 2011 Reply
  • hammerstrikebg

    and btw December Flower is the best MDM song ;]

    4 Sep 2011 Reply
  • hammerstrikebg

    well, while this is an absolutely excellent album, there is no song equal to december flower on here ;p [2] December Flower is... a real diamond :)

    4 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Pezable

    Agreed, very different from TJR. This album gives off a way more melancholic atmosphere... Love it. ^^

    6 Aug 2011 Reply
  • LordsOfTheStorm

    This isn't that similar to the Jester Race, and its much better imo. Prime Melodic Death right here.

    17 Apr 2011 Reply
  • mihirnawathe

    My favorite...no doubt!

    27 Mar 2011 Reply
  • Zplynter

    lml

    15 Jan 2011 Reply
  • javiikiller

    Epic album, but obviously TJR is better.

    26 Sep 2010 Reply
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