If it was released in the 90's, it'd probably have classic status at this point--but as it is more recent, it ends up standing on the backs of previous greats. Standard black metal, nothing too world-shattering, but worth owning if you're a fan. Interesting to see how far the group has come since albums like this.
Favorite track: Inquisitors of Satan.
"Curse These Metal Hands" parlays the UK bands' chemistry into a record which—for all its tinnitus-inducing ferocity and elegiac arrangements—practically drips with transcendent joy. Bandcamp Album of the Day Aug 18, 2019