Initial Descent: May 27, 2016

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It’s finally here! We’re down at MDF — which should explain the relatively quiet last couple of days (don’t worry, podcast minisodes are coming soon!) —and amazingly, the entire metal world doesn’t stop for this shit. Who knew?

So, yes, we do have some new metal for ya this week. Right off the bat, Atlanta black / death / crust crew Withered return with Grief Relic, their first album in six years. Beyond that, there’s some new stuff from Death Angel and Behexen that’ll definitely be worth a listen, and also a new covers album from Six Feet Under that’ll definitely not be worth a listen. There’s a bunch more to get to, so let’s not waste any more time — here’s what’s on tap for this week:
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CANTO: More Ozzy drama, Slayer’s new tour, and a new track from Gutter Instinct

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“Feel the heavy hoof-beats pound across the land. The sin of our forefathers lies within our clutching hands.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Sabaton, Kylesa, Pentagram, and Death Angel

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“Strengthened by rejection, survival redefining scum. Depreciate judgment, unlike complete isolation.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

CANTO: Updates from Carnifex, Death Angel, and a new project called Oracles

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“Who would pray to anything but the mountain, and wish for anything but lightening to split the night? Who would praise anything but the sun above, that brings each dawn and our radiant day?”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey

Quickies: Tour updates from Manson, Testament, and Exodus. More importantly, new Convulse!

Today can go fuck itself. That is all.

The track is called “Pangea”. A little different, but still very much Convulse death n’ roll at its core.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”

– Corey

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.