Initial Descent: November 28 – December 4, 2021

Under the Church
Under The Church

One holiday down and one to go. I’ll assume everyone has arisen from their food comas, are all patched up from the absurdity of retail hell, and are ready for another list of new metal. Even if you’re not completely back to normal, running through this list and doing some copy / pasting takes zero energy. AND, there’s several here worthy of checking out. Kicking things off we’ve got death metal of the Swedish variety, brutal variety, polished variety, and tech variety (in that order) from Under The Church, Cutterred Flesh, Demonstealer, and Dormant Ordeal. Plus, tons more hanging out below so expend zero energy and go grab some new tunes.

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Nine Circles ov… India

Food courtesy of the one and only Babu Ji.
Absolutely delicious food courtesy of the one and only Babu Ji in Alphabet City.

Metal is not music that you would normally associated with a country like India. The best known music export from India is Ravi Shankar. I have been following Indian metal bands for over a decade now and have noticed the bands evolve. Bands are putting out releases with better quality production and much better artwork. Here are some of the releases from the past year that you should check out: (In alphabetical order) Continue reading