The Call of the Wretched Sea ()

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  1. Below the Sun/Melville]
  2. The Pacific/Drorte/Mel]
  3. Old Thunder/Hector]
  4. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales (Interludium)]
  5. The Sermon/Melville]
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  1. Below the Sun/Melville]
  2. The Pacific/Drorte/Mel]
  3. Old Thunder/Hector]
  4. Of the Monstrous Pictures of Whales (Interludium)]
  5. The Sermon/Melville]
  6. The Hunt/Drorte/Hof]
  7. Ahab's Oath/Melville]
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With their ambitious debut album, 2006's The Call of the Wretched Sea, Germany's tellingly named Ahab embark on a treacherous voyage to reinterpret Herman Melville's immortal whaling adventure, Moby Dick, through the suitably equivalent sonic leviathan of funereal doom metal -- or, as they are eager to dub it themselves: "Nautik Funeral Doom." Of course one need only look back a couple of years to find Mastodon's more oblique treatise on the very same literary subject, via their own Leviathan album; but what Ahab lacks in ...

The Call of the Wretched Sea 2006, Napalm Records

UPC: 693723502328

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