Initial Descent: August 8 – 14, 2021

Eyes of Perdition by Krook9
Eyes of Perdition

We’re officially past the halfway point of 2021, it’s swamp ass hot, and live shows are all of a sudden on thin ice again. What the fresh hell is this?! Don’t answer that, but just keep your ears on all the excellent metal this year has had, and will have, to offer. On that note, this week’s batch of shiny new tunes includes a debut EP from Eyes of Perdition that’s heavy on death metal, boils over with hardcore attitude and is fantastic all the way through, Infex hits all the early Testament thrash feels, Lorna Shore shreds eardrums with their sick deathcore, and Ænigmatum offer up some speedy, melodic, and technical death metal. Yep, another killer week here in the new metal roundup, and of course, there’s tons more to be found in the list below. Get after it.

Eyes of Perdition - Incendiary Truths

Eyes of Perdition – Incendiary Truths (Independent) – death metal / hardcore [profile]

Infex – Burning In Exile (Independent) – thrash

Lorna Shore – …And I Return to Nothingness (Century Media) – deathcore

Ænigmatum – Deconsecrate (20 Buck Spin) – death metal

Also on tap:

Act of Denial – Negative (Crusader) – metal

Age of the Wolf – Vigils, EP (Electric Talon) – sludge

Alchemy of Flesh – Ageless Abominations (Redefining Darkness) – death metal

All Life Dies – Ghost Dust (Independent) – black / melodic death metal

Annihilus – Follow a Song from the Sky (Federal Prisoner) – black metal

Bohemyst – Cern A Smrt (Petrichor) – black metal 

Bone Folder – Death / Destiny (Morbid and Miserable) – metal / punk 

Burial In The Sky – The Consumed Self (Rising Nemesis Records) – tech death

Casket Robbery – The Hidden… The Hideous (Independent) – death metal

Chamber of Unlight – Realm of the Night (Werewolf) – black metal 

Consumption  – Recursive Definitions of Suppurations (Petrichor) – death metal 

Death Ingloria – Death Ingloria II: Death By Admin (Independent) – sci-fi

Diskord – Degenerations (Transcending Obscurity) – death metal

Evoking Winds – Towards Homestead (Independent) – atmospheric folk metal

Fleshbore – Embers Gathering (Innerstrength Records) – tech death

Gridfailure / S.C.R.A.M. – S/T, Split EP (Independent) – noise

Killing – Face the Madness (Independent) – thrash

Malossi – Blanke Barter (Rob Mules Records) – hard rock

Ravnkald – The Pagan Resistance (BlackHeavens Music) – black / pagan metal

Rebel Priest – Lost in Tokyo (Batcave) – sleaze rock

Rot Away – Nothing Is Good (Last Mile) – metalcore

Sail – Flood (Independent) – sludge

Septage – Septisk Eradikasyon, EP (Me Saco Un Ojo / Dark Descent) – death metal

Sophist – Metabolic Chasm (Independent) – grunge

Spacegoat – Catharsis (Independent) – alt-metal

Spirit Breaker – Cura Nata (Solid State Records) – metalcore

Tri State Corner – Stereotype (Drakkar Entertainment) – rock

Unreqvited – Beautiful Ghosts (Prophecy Productions) – post-rock

Vaelmyst – Secrypts of the Egochasm (Independent) – melodic death metal

Viserion – Natural Selection (Independent) – black metal

Wasted Death – Ugly as Hell II: Uglier than Hell (APF) – metal

Without God – Siberian Tunes: The Green Light (Solitude Digital) – stoner doom

Josh

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