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5 Bands That Should Have Been As Big As Black Sabbath In The 1970’s

Necromandus

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Must Hear: “Homicidal Psychopath”. It may not be metal per se but the insightful lyrics, intricate guitar work and fiendish melody actually transform this somewhat jaunty affair into something as undefinably sinister as the title suggests.

Produced by Tony Iommi himself, Necromandus may have released only one album but it’s a minor 70’s classic that deserves to be lauded as a 70’s progressive hard rock milestone. For reasons that can’t really be fathomed, this work of folk-infused, proto-doom meets prog rock genius was left collecting dust until 1999!

However, since then, Orexis Of Death‘s standing as a lost great has only increased year on year. So much so in fact, Necromandus reformed in 2016 – led by original drummer Frank Hall – and a new album, based on recordings from 1975, is apparently imminent.

Sabbath may be semi-retired but Necromandus are back! There’s a lot of time to be made up for!

About Chris Jennings (1469 Articles)
I love Heavy Metal. Always have. Always will. As editor of Worship Metal - a site dedicated to being as positive about Metal and its myriad of sub-genres as possible - my aim is to 'worship' Metal through honest reviews, current news and a wide variety of features; offering the same exposure to underground bands as we do to mainstream/well known acts. Our mantra; the bands are partners and we exist to serve the bands \m/

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