ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Review of the Mini Album "the Den of Sin" by French Thrash Metal Band Ormagoden

Updated on September 11, 2023
CELEBSFAN78 profile image

Ara is a journalism graduate from California State University, Northridge, who is always looking to explore his writing opportunities.


Ormagoden Is Basically a French Version of Megadeth and More

Ormagoden from the French city of Grenoble may be one of the weirdest band names that most of us have heard but they are another valuable addition to the French metal scene. Their 2018 mini album called The Den of Sin is inspired by early Megadeth and also I hear a certain degree of the rock band Scorpions when I hear the vocals so this is about to be a delightful set of songs or is it?

How Does The Den of Sin Start?

“The Den of Sin” which is the title track on this mini album starts with the sound of blowing wind followed by some 1980s style Megadeth guitar sound before the fast riffing starts. This song sounds like something we would have heard on the album Peace Sells But Who's Buying. However, this mini album provides more than just nostalgia for those that miss the metal of the 1980s. It also provides sharp guitar work and Neo-classical style guitar at least briefly. It sounds like this sort of twin guitar sound before some tapping guitar is heard.

"Liar States of Freedom"

About the Lyrical Themes of "The Den of Sin"

The title track might as well refer to the fact that humans have sinned since the beginning of time. Some of us wonder if the world will end, a scenario too scary to imagine. I've been familiar with the French metal scene since the 2000s and it has grown. This is more than just a nation with heavy thrash metal bands that have death metal style vocals or just a nation that has power metal. Lyrically, this mini album is about the various social ills including humans sinning, monarchies that are corrupted as the people are stabbed in the back and other social and political issues. Even if these are lyrical themes that are done too much, these are themes that thrash metal bands do tend to focus on.

Analysis of "The Den of Sin" Continued

“Liar States of Freedom” is lyrically about what happens when people trust a political machine that is corrupt. It gets to the edge and greed is one of the thing that leads to unrest and war. It is often said that the United States is the land of the free and the home of the brave but is the US really as free as it claims to be? As the song says, “the dice is cast in a wrong way.” That's what happens when the leadership at the top is tainted. Thanks to these French guys for bringing the subject up for thought. “Faith Bathed in Blood” is a combination of Judas Priest and Megadeth influences and this is something that these French guys show in this album. The song is lyrically about someone who uses his faith in the wrong way and in the opposite way that the Bible taught us.”Kill the Weak” is a Peace Sells era and Rust in Peace influenced song about how the world order dominates against those who are weak. It is not just in evolutionary terms that that those who are the fittest survive. It is also no wonder that those who get their hands on gold will survive financially and dominate in terms of wealth and assets. The last song in this mini album called "Nuclear Strike" is about the potential effects of nuclear war as the war machine does nothing but cause destruction in its path. Overall, The Den of Sin is a very solid mini album from this young French band and these guys can succeed even more in the future.

This content reflects the personal opinions of the author. It is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and should not be substituted for impartial fact or advice in legal, political, or personal matters.

© 2020 Ara Vahanian


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)