July 03 – Review by Officer Nice – THE WIZAR’D – SUBTERRANEAN EXILE (Cruz Del Sur)

Far away from here there’s an island that listens to the name of Tasmania. Never heard of it? Me neither and if you would ask me where you can find it on the map I’m not able to answer. A quick search on the internet learns you can find it under Australia, so even more down under. There you can discover this band as well, The Wizar’d. They released some EP’s before but I guess most people are ignorant about them.

This formation is known as a Doom Metal formation, let’s say in the style of Pagan’s Altar and Witchfinder General. The kind of Metal with an occult touch, underground, early Eighties sounding. This is an obscure band that knows his specific kind of fans and especially the old generation should give these guys a chance. Although the brand is Doom this album also has lots of influences of the good old NWOBHM and old US Metal like for example Manila Road. READ MORE…