Monday, May 8, 2017
Hexen Holocaust/Heretical Dreadful Orgies/Magister Dixit Records/2017 MCD Review
Hexen Holocaust are a band from France that plays a bestial mixture of black, war and death metal and this is a review of their 2017 mini album "Heretical Dreadful Orgies" which was released by Magister Dixit Records.
A very ritualistic sounding intro starts off the mini album and after the intro the music goes into a very heavy and raw war metal direction while also speeding up and adding in blast beats along with some bestial blackened death metal growls and the riffs also use a great amount of morbid sounding melodies.
A great amount of 90's influences can be heard in the bands musical style and throughout the recording you can also hear a great mixture of slow, mid paced and fast parts while the solos and leads also add in a more chaotic war metal style while also having their melodic moments and one of the tracks is long and epic in length and the fast riffs also use a great amount of tremolo picking and they close the recording with a cover of Sarcofago's "The Black Vomit".
Hexen Holocaust plays a style of war metal that also mixes in a lot of bestial black/death metal elements while also sounding very raw, the production sounds very raw and heavy while the lyrics cover dark, blasphemous and occultism themes.
In my opinion Hexen Holocaust are a very great sounding bestial mixture of w at, black and death metal and if you are a fan of those musical genres, you should check out this band. RECOMMENDED TRACKS INCLUDE "Syzygial Deathmass" and "The Black Vomit". 8 out of 10.