Initial Descent: May 13, 2016

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Ladies. Gentlemen. Friendly reminder that we are now just two short weeks away from Maryland Deathfest. And I’ll be damned if I’ve ever needed that weekend more. Your boy’s gonna get more than a little silly, I can promise you that.

But that’s two weeks from now. For now, it’s only May 13, and that means…actually, that means we’ve got some killer new metal dropping today. We start with Norwegian black ‘n’ rollers Kvelertak, who return with their third album, Nattesferd. (Is “black ‘n’ roll” still an appropriate label for them? Maybe not, but I also can’t think of a more fitting one.) We’ve also got a highly anticipated, single-song EP from Gorguts, a new album from Grand Magus and quite a bit more. So let’s take a look. Here’s what’s on tap for this week:
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The Horns Up Podcast: Episode 12 (July 5, 2014)

It’s time for Episode 12 of the Horns Up podcast, your weekly catch-up on all things metal!

This week, Corey returns! Huzzah! And the guys discuss new albums from Corrosion of Conformity and Electric Citizen, celebrate Mastodon’s first-ever Top 10 chart debut, and get really, REALLY angry about the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby ruling.

All that and much, much more in this week’s episode, so check it out!

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Just the Tip: July 1’s New Releases in Brief

It’s new release Tuesday! Here are the albums we’ll be covering on this week’s podcast:

July 1, 2014

Corrosion of Conformity – IX (Candlelight)


The Dagger – The Dagger (Century Media)


Electric Citizen – Sateen (RidingEasy)


Take a listen for yourselves and then check back for our thoughts in Episode 12 later this week!

Live. Love. Plow. Horns Up.