Though it’s been seven years since “With Vilest of Worms to Dwell” left the music world in awe, the hordes revolving around mastermind Martin Schirenc have returned with a resounding thunderclap. “Opus Magnum” does more than justice to its title, delivering a masterpiece of epic proportions. Darker than ever before and heavier than its predecessor, the album seamlessly combines the passion found in classical music with exotic, ethnic melodies,and the brutal energy of metal. Like no other, HOLLENTHON succeeds in effortlessly creating a perfect symbiosis of these diverse styles, thus capturing the listener with the sound of the very first note and refusing to ever let go.
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