Dios de Dioses

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This review is specific to the extremely limited, Spanish-language release from these Mexican black metal kings, as Bombworks is set to release the full-length record later this year. Black metal missionaries Hortor deliver exactly what you expect on this release – the brutal aural assaults they’ve become known for, juxtaposed with bits of flowery finery – the classic “beauty and the beast” approach to black metal.

Special guests include A Hill to Die Upon’s Michael Cook on drums and female vocals by Xanatzin Elkanah to counterpoint Azmaveth’s shrieks and growls on the song “Mexico Tierra de Dios.” Keep an eye out for the official release of Dios de Dioses.



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