AOTY 2019
Children of Bodom - Hexed
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Based on 4 reviews
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Based on 34 ratings
2019 Ratings: #893
March 8, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Nuclear Blast / Label
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nize
67
Upped rating for first two songs and nostalgia factor, but it's nothing special.
Schwinkus
50
Unfortunately the Finnish group finds themselves more replete of energy with every new release. I give them props for still putting out half a decent album, but it's apparent the other half is fueled by naught but fumes.
Conde
71
Sometimes excellent but it lacks magic to be top COB album.
notbuzzzila
60
One of Children of Bodom's safest albums. Some tracks are pretty good, but others reek of filler (and this album is only 11 tracks long...yikes). If I'd rather listen to the new Buckcherry album than a CoB album, that either says a lot about the quality of Hexed or how much Buckcherry has improved.
21stcenturyschi
58
Wow, I remember these guys from Guitar Hero 5. Hexed is a melodic death record, much like the band's normal material, but they do try out a few other styles here. There is the track "Say Never Look Back", which seems to be hardcore punk inspired, from the vocal style, to the punk instrumentals. There is "Hectate' Nightmare", with it's elements of symphonic metal. While it still is a melodic death album, the biggest let down for me was the melodic riffs. Hexed has a lot of ... read more
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Track List

  1. This Road
  2. Under Grass and Clover
  3. Glass Houses
  4. Hecate's Nightmare
  5. Kick in a Spleen
  6. Platitudes and Barren Words
  7. Hexed
  8. Relapse (The Nature of My Crime)
  9. Say Never Look Back
  10. Soon Departed
  11. Knuckleduster
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