Blood Oath latest production, Infernum Rex Diabolus, saw officially the light at the end of December 2019. The band from Leicester United Kingdom was formed in 2015 from the remains of the death metal band Black River Project which was already disbanded in 2007.
Blood Oath plays catchy old school death metal drenched in venomous guitar riffs. Guitar players Frazer Hart and Mike Freeman construct a waving pattern in speed, technical input and melodic approach creating nine interesting tracks on the album. Rhythm section Bill Fordham (bass) and Adrian McGlennon (drums) make the furious sound of the band greasier with controlled blast beats and rolling bass guitar work. The vocal excretions of bulldozer Mark ‘Trax’ Johnson roar like a wounded grizzly while in the main time the grim lyrics are still understandable.
Infernum Rex Diabolus is the band’s second album and melts the Swedish, American and British death metal styles in to a solid and powerful crushing roller. Blood Oath provides melodic guitar solos, blasting dubble bass drums and a threatening atmosphere in their skull crushing music. This is mandated death metal food for the fans of Carcass, Napalm Death, Bolt Thrower and Venenum. Blood Oath delivers a very good and addictive album that feeds our ardent love for extreme music even more. Top release.