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Release Date: December 15th, 2023
BELIEVER - DIMENSIONS (*NEW-DELUXE GOLD CD + CARD, 2023, Bombworks) Only 500 - Remastered/1993 Thrash Metal
BWR1433 BELIEVER - DIMENSIONS CD Gold 637405145038
- Officially licensed from Roadrunner Records
- 12-page booklet with lyrics / jewel case
- Limited to just 500 GoldMax Gold Discs
- Same packaging as the silver disc, except Gold CD and O-ring card wrapped around the jewel case with Gold Disc info and images
- Originally released 1993 R.E.X. Records and Roadrunner Records
- Technical thrash masters
- Pioneers of progressive thrash orchestral/symphonic metal
- Toured the USA and Europe with Bolt Thrower and Sacrifice (Canadian technical thrashers)
- Joined by bands Cynic and Pestilence on the label's roster, Roadrunner Records pushed a progressive metal/thrash campaign with the three bands called "The Breed Beyond"
- The GoldMax CD contains an exclusive Believer Ltd Collector Card unique to this edition
- The lyrics deal with the philosophical paradoxes and the ponderings of Sigmund Freud, Thomas J. J. Altizer, Ludwig Feuerbach and Jean-Paul Sartre about the existence of God
- The symphonic progressive metal suite, ”Trilogy of Knowledge”, divided into three chapters and an intro, is a 20 minute+ epic written around the biblical story of the life of Christ and the knowledge of good and evil. ”Trilogy of Knowledge” once again featured the orchestral compositions of Scott Laird and soprano vocals by Julianne Laird Hoge. During the Dimensions tour, Scott laird played violin/viola
ABOUT THE ALBUM
Dive into the intricate tapestry of metal mastery with Believer's 'Dimensions,' now reborn on a Deluxe Gold CD, an exclusive collector's delight brought to you by Bombworks Records. Limited to just 500 units, this GoldMax Gold Disc edition marks a rare release, showcasing the band's groundbreaking 1993 album in an opulent form. Paired with an exclusive Limited Collector Card, this edition offers fans a unique glimpse into the profound themes of Believer's technical progressive thrash metal. Remastered by Rob Cowell of Bombworks Sound, 'Dimensions' pays homage to the band's original 1993 release on R.E.X. Records & Roadrunner Records. Believer, celebrated as technical progressive thrash metal pioneers, is renowned for its innovative use of symphonic elements, featuring some of the earliest examples of symphonic and orchestral metal. The album's supreme technical prowess is further accentuated by its exploration of philosophical paradoxes, delving into the musings of eminent thinkers like Sigmund Freud, Thomas J. J. Altizer, Ludwig Feuerbach, and Jean-Paul Sartre on the existence of God. At the heart of 'Dimensions' lies the magnum opus, the symphonic progressive metal suite titled 'Trilogy of Knowledge.' Spanning over 20 minutes, this epic masterpiece delves into the biblical narrative of the life of Christ and the profound themes of knowledge, good, and evil. Orchestrated by Scott Laird and featuring soprano vocals by Julianne Laird Hoge, 'Trilogy of Knowledge' is a testament to Believer's ability to seamlessly blend metal and symphony. As part of Roadrunner Records' progressive metal/thrash campaign, 'The Breed Beyond,' Believer joined forces with Cynic and Pestilence, leaving an indelible mark on the genre. Now, on Bombworks Records, 'Dimensions' is not just an album; it's a transcendent experience. Immerse yourself in the brilliance of Deluxe Gold CD, accompanied by an exclusive Limited Collector Card, and let the symphonic progressive thrash metal of Believer take you on an unforgettable journey. This collector's edition is a testament to the band's enduring legacy — seize your copy now and become a part of metal history!
Future Mind 5:36
What Is But Cannot Not Be 5:29
No Apology 4:58
Trilogy Of Knowledge (20:49)
Intro: The Birth 2:17
Movement I: The Lie 5:25
Movement II: The Truth 6:48
Movement III: The Key 6:19
Gone/Future Mind/Dimentia/What Is But Cannot Not Be/Singularity/No Apology/Trilogy Of Knowledge: Intro: The Birth/Movement I: The Lie/Movement II: The Truth/Movement III: The Key