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21. Witchfinder General - Death Penalty
1982
Traditional Doom/NWOBHM

1. Invisible Hate
2. Free Country
3. Death Penalty
4. No Stayer
5. Witchfinder General
6. Burning A Sinner
7. R.I.P.

Witchfinder General arrived in the early 80's with Sabbath influenced Traditional Doom Metal that laid the groundwork for the rest of the genre, along with Saint Vitus, Trouble, Pentagram, ect. They were from England, and played Sabbath influenced hard rock, with a heavy touch. Although some of it can get pretty cheesy, especially the lyrics, and the vocals on some songs, it actually ends up being beneficial. Don't ask me why. This is indeed a classic of the genre. With lyrics about sex, drugs, and burning witches, the Osbourne like vocals wail over one slamming groove after another. Good album to rock out to.

Highlights:
Free Country
Death Penalty
Witchfinder General
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