Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer (album review) ★★★★★

Witchsorrow – Hexenhammer (album review) ★★★★★

From Hampshire, England the doom metal band Witchsorrow is hailing. They are around since 2005 and on May 25th they released their fourth studio album Hexenhammer via Candlelight Records. The album contains seven brand new tracks with a total play time of 42:52, but also some great artwork.

Doom metal, where do I start. This genre is not really my cup of tea as it is, but that is just my point of view, to slow and depressing to be honest. But sometimes you have to step ahead those boundaries to discover new music. Especially in this case, because this album takes doom metal to another level. The sound is clear, which makes the instruments sound great and more present. The whole album breaths quality in both the music and vocals. All in all this is quite melodic doom metal, which makes it easy to listen to, even though the rhythms are pretty rugged and deep. You can hear this melodic side the most on the track “Demons On The Mind”. This one has a bridge after about 4 minutes which is just brilliant and takes you on a musical journey. The most deep and rough is probably the last track of the album “Like Sisyphus”, which takes over 8 minutes of playing time.

Witchsorrow – Eternal

In this segment of metal, I must say that Witchsorrow produced an album which will and must be on the top of the doom metal genre. Since this is their fourth album already, it sounds like they have improved themselves. In other words: when you’re into doom metal you need to get this album as soon as possible. No, actually every metalhead should get this album right now!

Score: 9.0/10

Tracklist:
01. Maleficus
02. Hexenhammer
03. The Devil’s Throne
04. Demons of the Mind
05. Eternal
06. The Parish
07. Like Sisyphus

More about Witchsorrow:
www.facebook.com/witchsorrowdoom/

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