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“Century Media Covers Century Media” by Various Artists

Artist: Various Artists
Title: “Century Media Covers Century Media”
Label: Century Media Records
Release Date: 10/14/2008
Genre: Heavy Metal
Rating: 3.5/5

If you are one of those Metal heads that listens to bands like Arch Enemy, Dark Tranquillity and Mercenary and the various others on the Century Media Records family of artists you are in good company since many of these bands deliver the Metal in the most crushing of fashions. The question remains is are you one of those listeners who from time to time wonders just how a particular bands songs would sound if they had been delivered by someone else? In this I mean do you listen to Arch Enemy and wonder how it would come across if Dark Tranquillity did it or if God Forbid did some Merauder tunes and so on and so on. If this sounds like something that you do then have I got a release for you. “Century Media Covers Century” is an album that celebrates the record labels 20th Anniversary and what they released to honor the occasion is a double CD set of music that we have loved from their bands since the labels inception but instead of this being a straight of “here is our cream of the crop” they have done it with a slightly different twist – these greatest hits are performed by a different Century Media artist than the one who recorded the tune originally. It’s a great idea and it showcases the talents of the label roster a little more vividly and can easily find it become a release that makes some new fans for the bands that are involved.
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