Voidhanger – Dark Days of the Soul (Review)

VoidhangerVoidhanger are a blackened death/thrash band from Poland, and this is their third album.

It seems like a long time ago since the release of Voidhanger’s exemplary second album Working Class Misanthropy – and it has been. This album was notable for me due to its high quality levels; this style of Continue reading

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Voidhanger – Working Class Misanthropy (Review)

VoidhangerBlack/Death Metal with a Thrashy edge from Poland. Or Thrash Metal with a Blackened Death edge. Either way it’s a bit of a killer.

The first thing you notice is the granite-heavy sound and the utter crushing demolition job that goes along with it.

The songs are mainly fast and pounding but they also have good taste in their choice of slower riffs. This is quality Metal that’s pretty much half-Black and half-Thrash with an extra helping of Metal.

Chock full to bursting of Old-School riffery with a vague Punk air; these are class songs that know they’re good and can afford to have a cocky swagger about them.

The vocals have a lot of character and individuality. Think of singers such as those of Celtic Frost, Venom, Usurper, Cathedral, et al who manage to infuse their voices with both aggression and personality; the singer of Voidhanger is of their ilk, and it really works wonders.

This is a quality Metal album with a crushing sound that’ll have you reaching for the bulletbelt and spikes faster than you can say “blastbeat”.