Gehennah are a band from Sweden that has been around for more than 20 years and plays a retro mixture of black and thrash metal and this is a review of a tribute album to them called "Bang Your heads For Gehennah-Blood Metal Gangfighters" which was released by bestial invasion Records and we will review the songs one by one.
Moloch Letalis brings us "Bulldozer" which starts out with some glass breaking before going into more of a heavier speed/thrash metal direction along with some first wave black metal style vocals and the song also brings in the raw energy of punk rock and the song also adds in a small amount of lead and bass guitar leads.
Offence brings us "Bang Your Heads For Satan" which starts out with melodic guitar leads before going into a heavier first wave black metal direction while also adding in death metal style growling which is also different from the original version while the solos and leads bring in more of an 80's metal style.
Riotor brings us "Demolition Team" which starts out with a very heavy 80's influenced extreme metal style along with some elements of speed and thrash metal as well as some grim black metal screams that h ave the grimness of the second wave while the music is more rooted in the first wave and there is also a small amount of blast beats and melodies.
Ragehammer brings us "Winter War" which starts out with a heavy guitar sound along with all of the musical instruments sounding very powerful and after awhile black metal screams are added into the music and the songs goes for an old school 80's first wave style.
Stillborn brings us "Osculum Obscenum" which starts out with distorted amp sounds and after the music gets heavier along with a mixture of death metal growls and black metal screams which they also mix in with elements of thrash and first wave black metal as well as adding in a small amount of blast beats.
Axcutor brings us "Piss Off, I'm Drinking" which starts out with a very heavy and old school thrash metal style that is very heavily rooted in the early 80's while t he vocals are done in more of a grim black metal style.
Warfist brings us "Six Pack Queen" which starts out with drum beats and a very retro early 80's thrash/black metal style while the vocals go for more of a first wave style and the song also b rings in elements of speed metal and the solos and leads also sound very old school.
Hate Them All brings us "Im the Wolf" which starts out with a very old school style along with some grim black metal screams which gives the song more of a second wave feeling while t he music is more rooted in the first wave style and the solos and leads are done in a very dark and melodic style.
Paganfire brings us "Hellstorm" which starts out with drum beats along with some old school style guitar leads before bringing in an 80's style speed/thrash metal style as well as adding in first wave style black metal feelings and demonic growls can also be heard at times
Excidium brings us "Decibel Rebel" which starts out with distorted amp sounds before adding in an old school speed metal style and all of the musical instruments sound very powerful while t he vocals bring in more of a first wave style and the solos and leads are also done in an old school metal fashion.
Empheris brings us "King Of the Sidewalk" which starts out with an old school 80's metal/punk style as well as some demonic growls which evolve into first wave black metal style vocals and all of the musical instruments sound very powerful.
Whipstriker closes the album with "We Love Alcohol" which starts out with drum beats and bass guitar leads before adding in some Motorhead style riffing and the vocals also sound very aggressive and the music is very heavily rooted in the 80's.
In conclusion I feel this is a very great sounding split and would recommend it to all fans of Gehenna, black, thrash and speed metal. 8 out of 10.