FEBRUARY 11 – OLD MOTHER HELL – LORD OF DEMISE (Cruz Del Sur/Sonic Rendez-Vous) – Review by Officer Nice

 I think we’ve talked about this band before. These Germans have everything into their ranks what fans of traditional Doom Metal really wants. In my last years I have been digging into the internet to find the old school bands on vinyl and I have found great releases, I already owned on CD.  I’m talking, in this style, about the old Candlemass, Solitude Aeturnus, Witchfinder General etc. For a big part this music contains something magical, right? At least there are reasons enough to find them on vinyl as well.

Well, Old Mother Hell is mainly influenced by these old school Doom Metal bands and adds a very gloomy Epic touch to their arrangements. Although this band is pretty new they have some kind of cult aura around them. What really impresses me is the charismatic and strong voice of the front man of this trio, Bernd Wener. This man is really a talented vocalist and makes this band sound really special. His vocal sound is very addictive and you can consider me as a fan of this lad. Maybe he’s the reason why Solitude Aerturnus is crossing my mind most. READ MORE…