Hooded Menace - Effigies Of Evil


7.8 | 46 votes |
Release date: 11 September 2012
Style: Death doom metal

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01. Vortex Macabre
02. Effigies Of Evil
03. In The Dead We Dwell
04. Curses Scribed In Gore
05. Crumbling Insanity
06. Summoned Into Euphoric Madness
07. Evoken Vulgarity
08. Retribution In Eternity
09. Psychopath [Eternal Darkness cover] [bonus]
10. Burning A Sinner [Witchfinder General cover] [bonus]
11. Theme From Tenebre [bonus]

Line-up
Teemu Hannonen - guitars
Pekka Koskelo - drums
Markus Makkonen - bass, vocals
Lasse Pyykkö - bass, guitars, vocals

Additional info
Digital editions including a special deluxe edition vinyl release, which comes with a limited edition 7" featuring covers by Witchfinder General and Eternal Darkness.

12.09.2012
Perhaps a tad weaker than their older releases, but still a joyride full of creepy melodies that creep out from between heavy-as-lead riffs.

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08.09.2012 - 11:38
Rating: 8
Daniell
No, you don't
These guys don't disapppoint. After the brilliant "Never Cross the Dead" they made another great album.
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Now loving:
Katatonia - Takeover
Kreator - World War Now
Ortega - Crows
Ahab - The Light In the Weed
Anaal Nathrakh - Depravity Favours the Bold
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Moonsorrow - Ihmisen Aika
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19.09.2012 - 13:06
Rating: 8
BloodTears
ANA-thema
Very good indeed. I was surprised to find some melodic stuff in here too.
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Written by BloodTears on 19.08.2011 at 18:29

Like you could kiss my ass.
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11.11.2012 - 14:39
Rating: 7
Draugen
While I did not find this album to be quite as captivating and memorable as the previous two, it is still a solid release nonetheless. The bands trademark sound of groovy horror doom is for the most part intact, although I do miss the more gritty creepiness which particularly their debut managed to convey.
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25.11.2012 - 19:37
Lit.
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Listening to it right now and loving it immensely.
That sample in the beginning of Crumbling Insanity, is that from the movie adaption of The Fall of the House of Usher? Sounds very familiar.
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