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Release date: 29 February 2008
Style: Doom metal, Psychedelic rock

Rating:

8.2 | 28 votes

Owners:

30 have it
2 want it


01. Nothing Left To Die
02. The Banishment
03. Obsidian Night
04. Separated At Birth
05. Son Of Yule
06. Warrior Woman
07. Equinox Suite
    1 - The Poison Pit
    2 - Thawing Magus
    3 - Invocation Pt. 1
    4 - The Damned And Divine
08. When The Raven Calls [Bobb Trimble cover]
09. Stone Evil

Review
Lyrics (4)


Line-up
Jex Thoth - vocals
Clay Ruby - keyboards
Johnny Dee - drums
Silas Paine - bouzoki, flute, guitars
Grim Jim - bass, guitars, keyboards


Additional info
Released on vinyl by I HATE in November, 2009:
- 211 on white vinyl
- 500 on black vinyl

Staff review by
BitterCOld

Rating:
7.2
What? A retro-70's style Doom band with a "mysterious" female vocalist? Crank the hype machine to 11!

Apparently there was much ado about this band for the reasons listed above. At least in some circles that I, being sequestered to the desert of the American southwest, am not particularly privy to or a part of, but there was, apparently, a ton of hype for Jex Thoth.

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published 25.08.2009 | Comments (2)

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Aristarchos - 02.03.2013 at 13:18  
Rating: 9 Really interestiing psychedelic doom rock/metal.
TrueMetalJope - 08.04.2016 at 18:51  
Rating: 6 Kinda good but many of the songs are just forgettable IMO. I think the second album is superior in this aspect; it has more quality songs that you wanna listen again. "Separated At Birth" and "The Damned And Divine" * these work for me but the rest of em are pretty much mediocre songs. It's not bad though, I actually like this sound much like SubRosa's debut (which I think sounds similar to this), but these two albums seem to be the same qualitywise: mostly average with a couple of better tracks.

* TBH this whole "Equinox Suite" is pretty good, but only this last part I consider as great.
LuciferOfGayness - 08.04.2016 at 18:59  
 
Written by TrueMetalJope on 08.04.2016 at 18:51

Kinda good but many of the songs are just forgettable IMO. I think the second album is superior in this aspect; it has more quality songs that you wanna listen again. "Separated At Birth" and "The Damned And Divine" * these work for me but the rest of em are pretty much mediocre songs. It's not bad though, I actually like this sound much like SubRosa's debut (which I think sounds similar to this), but these two albums seem to be the same qualitywise: mostly average with a couple of better tracks.

* TBH this whole "Equinox Suite" is pretty good, but only this last part I consider as great.


But wasnt this a bit heavier? The last one goes too much pop in my ears even though its good.
TrueMetalJope - 08.04.2016 at 19:17  
Rating: 6
Written by LuciferOfGayness on 08.04.2016 at 18:59

Written by TrueMetalJope on 08.04.2016 at 18:51

Kinda good but many of the songs are just forgettable IMO. I think the second album is superior in this aspect; it has more quality songs that you wanna listen again. "Separated At Birth" and "The Damned And Divine" * these work for me but the rest of em are pretty much mediocre songs. It's not bad though, I actually like this sound much like SubRosa's debut (which I think sounds similar to this), but these two albums seem to be the same qualitywise: mostly average with a couple of better tracks.

* TBH this whole "Equinox Suite" is pretty good, but only this last part I consider as great.


But wasnt this a bit heavier? The last one goes too much pop in my ears even though its good.


Sure, heavier and clearly more doom too. I don't mind the change in their sound/genres if it means some kind of improvement, and in this case I think as in better song writing.

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