Mantar - The Spell album review

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Three new slabs of hateful blackened doom from Hamburg’s four-legged faith-fisters, climaxing with a guest appearance from Bölzer frontman Okoi Jones on the glacial ooze of the title track itself. Seriously heavy.

Dom Lawson

Dom Lawson has been writing for Metal Hammer and Prog for over 14 years and is extremely fond of heavy metal, progressive rock, coffee and snooker. He also contributes to The Guardian, Classic Rock, Bravewords and Blabbermouth and has previously written for Kerrang! magazine in the mid-2000s.