In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, Ded, Raven Black
Throughout history, art rejoices and revels in the wisdom of women.
Within a deck of tarot cards, the High Priestess serves as the guardian of the unconscious. In Greek mythology, the old oracles celebrate the Mother Goddess. William Shakespeare posited portentous prescience in the form of MacBeth’s “Three Witches.” On their sixth full-length album Ritual, In This Moment—Maria Brink [[[vocals, piano], Chris Howorth [[[lead guitar], Travis Johnson [[[bass], Randy Weitzel [[[rhythm guitar], and Kent Diimel [[[drums]—unearth a furious and focused feminine fire from a cauldron of jagged heavy metal, hypnotic alternative, and smoky voodoo blues.