How many bands can keep chugging away for decades and still bring out a tremendous album each and every time? The list is certainly short, and shorter still every year you go back in time. Dutch death metal heroes Pentacle formed all the way back at the tail end of the ‘80s, and though they’ve always moved slowly, they’re finally back for their third album, Spectre of the Eight Ropes. If you only clicked this article to see if Pentacle still has it, you can skip the rest of it and just buy the album, because once again, Pentacle have brought their ancient feeling to a new and crushing record.
Read the full review on Toilet Ov Hell. Published December 31, 2019.