Album Review: Withered – “Grief Relic”

Withered - Grief Relic

The six year wait since the astonishing and punishing Dualitis has been a long one but Atlanta’s Withered reclaim their rightful spot on the death by way of black metal throne with fourth full length Grief Relic. But this time that description only tells a part of the story. With lineup changes seemingly the norm since right after their debut, the band has soldiered on and has somehow gotten stronger as time marched on. With new blood comes new ideas and new perspectives but the triumph in all of that is that Withered stay true to their roots and demolish everything in their path. Continue reading