Fans of Occult Rock rejoice!  Magic Bullet Records has another killer album under its belt, Ancient VVisdom’s “33.” 11 tracks of dark, brooding acoustic and metal tunes boiled up in a cauldron in Cleveland, Ohio, await you this October and take you along a nice, smooth, trip down to the depths of, well, Hell!

I have been a fan of Ancient VVisdom for a few years now, first hearing about them when they toured with Ghost.  These guys struck a chord with me the first time I heard them, and to this day I constantly jam tracks from their previous albums like “Deathlike” and “Devil’s Work” on a regular basis.  Some pump me up, some calm me down, and most importantly, Ancient VVisdom’s music totally motivates me on a regular basis.  

I was really happy with the release of “33”, because this kind of music makes my heart scream with glee.  I am a huge fan of anything occult, and this album is pretty much what you would think the exact opposite of a Christian rock band would sound like.  If you ARE a fan of Occult Rock, then I can guarantee that this album will put a smile on your face.  It plays out almost like its own dark sermon, with captivating and uplifting lyrics.  I must warn you though, if you are Christian, this album should be something you stay away from.  If you are Atheist/Agnostic, it might annoy you.  The vocals and lyrical content of this album is what I think the focal point is, second to its riffs.  That being said, I give this record a solid 4 out of 5.  The only complaint I have about this album is that it is too short.  I can listen to this kind of stuff all day.  Ancient VVisdom, thank you for a beautiful record, and I look forward to seeing you guys play next time you come up to Chicago.  

33” is available Friday, October 13th through Magic Bullet Records.

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Written by Jacek Leja for Bloodrock Media on September 28, 2017