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Kings of Chaos

Hecate Enthroned

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Finally, Hecate Enthroned have shaken off the Cradle of Filth specter that haunted their first records. On Kings of Chaos they've replaced their previous Dani Filth sound-alike and broken some new musical territory, which their record company billed as black metal/death metal crossover. This album also finds them going in a more experimental direction, writing short, ambient doom songs with "Miasma" and "Malignant Entity," though one would like these segues to be upped to the level of real songs. Overall, the songs are pretty ferocious, with the band playing up their ability to quickly switch speeds and styles. "I Am Born" blends gothic and melodic keyboard passages with decent black atmospherics and their trademark keyboards. "Blessing in Disguise" is also tight, featuring some classic metal riffing in the chorus and an outro that really kicks. "Repent" has a killer breakdown at song's end. The other standout track here is "Conquest Complete," the album's most aggressive song. Having survived a million lineup changes and the Cradle of Filth albatross, it seems that Hecate Enthroned has begun to emerge as a contending group in their own right. Kings of Chaos makes them a band to keep an eye on.

Biography

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The origins of the British death metal band Hecate Enthroned date back to mid-1993, when vocalist Jon and guitarist Marc and Nigel first teamed in the group Daemonium; after a year of touring Jon left the line-up to join Cradle of Filth, but the remaining members soldiered on with a variety of new recruits. Rechristened Hecate Enthroned, the group welcomed Jon back to the fold during the spring of 1995, soon cutting a demo titled An Ode for a Haunted Wood which was subsequently remixed and issued...
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