Hooded Menace - “Effigies Of Evil” (Relapse Records 2012)
Jesus fuck. That’s pretty much the only thing that kept going through my head when I was listening to this record. Hooded Menace hail from Finland, and on this record, have perfected their brand of doom metal. Like this is so heavy if you played it to a bunch of nuns they would probably implode. Nun-implodingly heavy. That sounds about right.
The riffs are so fucking catchy it’s almost not fair that no one else will be able to write them again. Also this time around the band brings in a lot more melodic guitar leads, which really add something to their already sick concoction. I’m still waking up from my crazy Thanksgiving, so I’ll end this here. But all of you need to buy this. Like two days ago.