Album Review: Cordyceps — “Betrayal”

Cordyceps - Betrayal

Fortunate man that I am, I once again get to jump into a very hotly anticipated album on the 2020 docket, this time courtesy of Las Vegas newcomers Cordyceps.  Their EP Black Blood Butchery took the underground metal scene by storm way back in 2017, being especially highly praised by The Black Dahlia Murder’s Trevor Strnad as “thinking man’s brutal death metal.”  Now, after hectic touring, a lineup change and being signed to a label we’ve got a full-length debut with Betrayal.  If it’s good enough for Trevor Strnad, it’s gotta be good enough for the rest of us, right? Continue reading