BLACKOSH is a project led by Petr Hosek, original guitar player for iconic Czech black metal band Root and current member of the legendary Master's Hammer. With a reputation of manifesting inventive and genre-pushing black metal, BLACKOSH's latest creation comes in the form of the two-track Rvouci Vichry seven-inch.
Set for release next month via Eternal Death, Rvouci Vichry -- which translates to "Roaring Winds" -- follows the band's 2013 and 2014 splits with Master's Hammer and the 2015-issued Iron Bonehead full-length, Kurvy, Chlast A Black Metal. With Rvouci Vichry, BLACKOSH continues along the path traversed by Kurvy, Chlast A Black Metal, which Metal Temple likened to, "hordes of demon spawn torturing and killing a congregation with twisted, murderous devices from an ancient world," in an 8/10 review, by resurrecting the eclectic combination of influences and styles used in the now twenty-five-plus-year-old early Root records (namely Zjeveni and Hell Symphony) but with a more modern production. The artwork and lyrics also follow the dark but also spirited sensibility seen on Kurvy...