Warlocks Grim & Withered Hags

Hellripper - Warlocks Grim & Withered Hags
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2023 Ratings: #31 / 186
User Score
Based on 61 ratings
2023 Ratings: #30
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Distorted Sound

Warlocks Grim & Withered Hags takes everything that made The Affair Of The Poisons such a magnificent record and amplifies it, trimming away the very little fat within the band’s sound and replacing it with a broader mix of influences.

Metal Injection

Warlocks Grim and Withered Hags bursts with growth and a mature exploration of different avenues of darkness and eeriness while maintaining that original high octane burning.


Warlocks Grim & Withered Hags is the best offering yet from a truly brilliant band.

Angry Metal Guy

Warlocks Grim may not be quite as effortlessly raucous and energetic as prior releases, even if it demonstrates more varied songwriting. But there’s a lot to admire, and I will always credit writers leveling up their skillset.


I can't see this staying this highly rated for long


Everyone in the online metal circle has been hyping this album up as if it's the holy grail, so I had to give in and listen to this thing. Any you know what? They may as well be right.

Calling back to classic thrash such as Slayer, Bathory, and Kreator, this serves as an 80s metal throwback of sorts, with elements of Black Metal and early "Speed Metal" thrown into the melting pot. The mixing is clean, separating itself from the majority of other Black/Thrash bands, while the vocals ... read more


Hellripper is a part to the ongoing speed metal revival movement. Warlocks Grim & Withered Hags has distinguishable elements of thrash, early and more modern black metal sounds. It is fast, intense and satanic but delivers some melodic solos that are definitely a highlight of the album.
The problem is that the sound of the band is rather one-dimensional and after a couple of songs the material turns less entertaining.

Best: The Nuckelavee, I, The Deceiver, Mester Stoor Worm

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Added on: February 13, 2023