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Review: Baxaxaxa - Devoted to HIM
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Devoted to HIM

Label: Iron Bonehead Productions
Year released: 2020
Duration: 10:48
Tracks: 2
Genre: Black Metal

Rating: 4/5

Review online: December 13, 2020
Reviewed by: Michel Renaud
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Devoted to HIM

Rated 3.8/5 (76%) (5 Votes)
Review

How's that for a weird band name? I almost skipped on this, thinking it was probably some experimental outfit. Nooope. This is raw black metal that mixes first- and second-wave black metal, mixing a hint of early Celtic Frost with the rawer stuff from the early to mid-90s—I'm reminded of early Darkthrone at times. The sound is much clearer than I would have expected, and those guitars just rip the speakers to pieces. It's a grinding, razor-sharp style that makes it sound like it's slicing away at everything. The vocals are right out of the abyss, contributing to the threatening, demonic vibe of the music. My big beef with this release is that it's way too short because I could really use a full album of this stuff.

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