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REVIEW - 02/02/20 - ORDER OF THE EBON HAND - VII : THE CHARIOT - 2019 - SATANATH RECORDS - BLACK METAL- English/French

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ORDER OF THE EBON HAND - VII : THE CHARIOT - 2019 - SATANATH RECORDS
Black Metal from Greece





Order Of The Ebon Hand...what a nice name for a Black Metal band...With this so cute "satanic sect" side...The Greeks of OOTEH sign here their great comeback, after 14 years without an album.
They have named themselves their Black Metal "archetypal" (see on their Bandcamp) and yet...nothing archetypal here !
If we find the fundamentals of "Trve" Black Metal (darkness, occultism, witch's voice, dark riffs), it's still a very original band we're dealing with. Their keyboard reminds the best of the 60's psychedelism (a bit like Type O'Negative who themselves were inspired by... 60's psychedelism) and a track like "Dreadnaught" could have been on an old Arcturus album. 



Of course, when the goal is to riffle hard and give some fire, the Athenians know how to do it with brio, for example with the more classic but powerful and swift "Mo…