Initial Descent: November 18 – 24, 2018


A week removed from being back in town, back to reality and back to…freeze warnings. I got nothing good to add here. So, how about another blast of new metal? That’s what were here for so let’s get to it…

Spearhead breaks a seven year silence with their in-your-face militant death metal on Pacifism Is Cowardicebrutal death metal vets Corpsefucking Art are back with another entry in their 20 plus year catalog with Splatterphobiaprogressive by way of black metal Norwegians In The Woods… return with Cease the Day and it’s just as good if not better then Pure, and Corpsessed keep their death metal dingy and dirty on Impetus of DeathAs always, thats’s not all. We’re just getting started so head inside to see what else is upcoming. Oh, one other thing…

If you read this regularly or are a first time visitor, let us know if you love it, hate it, want to see something different, something new, or none of the above. In that case, just leave us a comment. We’d love to hear from you.

Spearhead - Pacifism is Cowardice

Spearhead – Pacifism Is Cowardice (Invictus Productions) – militant death metal

Corpsefucking Art - Splatterphobia

Corpsefucking Art – Splatterphobia (Comatose Music) – brutal death metal

In the Woods... - Cease the Day

In the Woods… – Cease the Day (Debemur Morti Productions) – progressive metal [full review]

Corpsessed - Impetus of Death

Corpsessed – Impetus of Death (Dark Descent) – death metal

Also on tap:

Anger As Art – Fast As Fuck! (Malevolence Records) – thrash

Arcadian Child – Superfonica (Rogue Wave / Ripple Music) – psych metal

Bast – Nanoångström (Black Bow Records) – black / doom

Blackrat – Dread Reverence (Shadow Kingdom) – speed / crust / punk

Blade Killer – High Risk (M-Theory Audio) – heavy metal

Bloodsoaked Necrovoid – Demo II (Caligari Records) – black / death

Cattle Decapitation – Medium Rarities (Metal Blade) – grind

Chapel of Disease – …And As We Have Seen the Storm, We Have Embraced the Eye (Van Records) – death metal

Clavicvla – Sermons (Sentient Ruin) – dark ambient / industrial

Cocky Bitches – Mercy (Slope Records) – experimental punk

Dysmorphic – An Illusive Progress (Unique Leader) – tech death

Echtra – BardO (Temple of Torturous) – black / drone

Flight – A Leap Through Matter (High Roller) – heavy rock

Foghound – Awaken To Destroy (Ripple Music) – heavy metal

Huata – Lux Initiatrix Terrae (Seeing Red Records / Sludgelord Records / MusicFearSatan) – death / doom

Kill All The Gentlemen – The Loss and the Rapture (Sliptrick) – metal

Letheria – Death – Principle (Saturnal) – death metal

My Regime – Peek Through the Pines (Scarlet Records) – thrash

Nag – Nagged to Death (Fysisk Format) – blackened hardcore

Necropanther – Oppression, EP (Independent) – melodic death metal

Nefesh – Panta Rei (Sliptrick) – post-metal

New Age – S/T (Sliptrick) – hard rock

New Light Choir – Torchlight (Svart Records) – experimental

Obliterate – Cenotaph Obscure (Indie Recordings) – death metal

One Step Beyond – In the Shadow of the Beast (Wormholedeath / Aural Music Group / The Orchard) – metal

Pale Divine – S/T (Shadow Kingdom) – proto-doom

Perpetual – Maze of Chaos (Suspiria Records) – death metal

Planet B – S/T (Ipecac) – punk / experimental

Proliferhate – Demigod of Perfection (Independent) – death metal

Sodom – Partisan, EP (SPV / Steamhammer) – thrash

The Room in the Wood – The Mars, EP (A Turntable Friend Records) – psych rock

Transmaniacon – The Strange World of Suzie Pellet (New Heavy Sounds) – rock

US Christmas – Prayer Meeting, Reissue – Special Edition (Hypershape Records) – psychedelic metal

Visions of the Night Supreme – Act of War (Independent) – black / death

Witchthroat Serpent – Swallow the Venom (Svart Records) – black / doom

Wurm Flesh – Excoriation Evisceration (Comatose Music) – brutal death metal

– Josh

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