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While Heaven Wept (often abbreviated as WHW) is an epic doom metal band based in Dale City, Virginia, USA. The primary writer and overall engine of the band is mainman Tom Phillips. Their melodic, classically influenced style could be compared to bands such as Solitude Aeturnus and Solstice (the latter of which Tom Phillips is a former member); however, 2003's acclaimed Of Empires Forlorn saw the band branching out into a variety of metal and progressive styles. This trend continues on their 2009 album, Vast Oceans Lachrymose. Read more on

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Album: While Heaven Wept – Fear Of Infinity

April 26th, 2011

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While Heaven Wept
Fear Of Infinity
Nuclear Blast
22 April 2011

by Tom Dare

It’s one thing for a record to move you close to tears by being mournful, down-beat and generally sounding depressed. It’s quite another to do so while writing uplifting, bright music that is airy and warm, not oppressive and cold. Yet that is what While Heaven Wept have managed to do once again on Fear Of Infinity. [Read more →]

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