Electric Wizard / Witchcult Today
Album: Witchcult Today   Collection:General
Artist:Electric Wizard   Added:Apr 2008
Label:Candlelight Records  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2008-07-27 Pull Date: 2008-09-28 Charts: Loud
Week Ending: Sep 28 Sep 21 Sep 14 Sep 7 Aug 31 Aug 24 Aug 17 Aug 10
Airplays: 1 2 1 2 3 2 2 5

Recent Airplay
1. Oct 27, 2009: Bearstains Across The Roofs Of Atherton
4. Mar 12, 2009: The Pennant Race!!! FOR PITTSBURGH!!!
Satanic Rites Of Dracula
2. Apr 16, 2009: Orangeasm on Yr ______
Satanic Rites Of Dracula
5. Dec 09, 2008: Mmmm...Tastes Like Candy
Satanic Rites Of Drugula
3. Mar 21, 2009: Mini-Bloodstains Across Your Schnoz
Satanic Rites Of Dracula
6. Nov 08, 2008: public noize racket
Witchcult Today

Album Review
Reviewed 2008-07-27
ELECTRIC WIZARD - "Witchcult Today" CD (Candlelight USA)
Slow heavy doom metal with touches of stoner rock. Tracks are long, slow, with huge riffs and vocals you can understand. The music is blues based metal taking influences from BLACK SABBATH, PENTAGRAM, and BONGZILLA with additional influences from the occult and HP Lovecraft. This is this UK bands 6th full length release and the band now includes 2nd guitarist, Liz Buckingham (13 and SOURVEIN).
1. Quiet fade-in beginning. Slow oppressive guitar riff. One guitar plays the main riff while the other guitar plays a nice melody. The riff doesn't change much over the nearly 8 minutes. Repetitive.
**2. More rock-n-roll sounding but still big and heavy. Shorter
**3. Classic, slow, big, doom/stoner riff. Trippy.
4. Short trippy psychedelic instrumental.
5. Quiet fadein beginning. Reminds me a little of CATHEDRAL. Slow with guitar that isn't as heavy. Last 30 seconds are very quiet.
**6. Heavy and ugly like BUZZOVEN or BONGZILLA. A few samples. Nice chugging guitar halfway through.
**7. Darker, 70s sounding, and epic. Nice Hammond organ sounds mixed in with samples. Never gets heavy for long.
**8. Stoner metal with hippy vibe.
Great stuff. -mph

Track Listing
1. Witchcult Today   5. The Chosen Few
2. Dunwich   6. Torquemada '71
3. Satanic Rites Of Dracula   7. Black Magic Rituals & Perversions
4. Raptus   8. Saturnine