Album Review – Plagues of Babylon (Iced Earth)

Set as seen in Plagues of Babylon cover

 

Doctor Necrotic checks out the latest nightmarish concept album from Iced Earth!  And this time, the music dives into the depths of a desolate Hellscape, with the help of Set Abominae.

As many know, Iced Earth is one of those bands that really excel around making hard-hitting concept albums.  These tend to be about gritty anti-heroes like Spawn and the band’s official mascot, Set; not to mention albums that span entire genres like Gothic horror, dystopian fiction, and post-apocalyptic fiction.  Iced Earth’s latest, Plagues of Babylon, hones in on the last subject.
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