NOCTURNAL WITCH – Summoning Hell
‘Summoning Hell’ is the debut full length from German black thrash duo Nocturnal Witch. I generally like this genre, but this release is nothing more than ‘good’ as far as I’m concerned and I’m not sure that is enough for a field so crowded. There is nothing to dislike – the songs are ok, the performances are good – but so what? Ok, so maybe I’m not being as positive as I could be – I mean there are plenty of good parts and the rhythms are fine, feeling quite thrashy but with a subtle old-school vibe. The problem is that despite all that I can’t really drum up any enthusiasm for this one. As you can see by the score it isn’t bad by any stretch of the imagination… but I need more if I am to recommend it to you.