Initial Descent: April 8, 2016


It’s funny: even though I’d marked April 8 on my calendar weeks ago to signify it as “Ihsahn Day,” I somehow completely forgot that the new Deftones album, Gore — which I’ve as excited for if not more excited for — also drops today. Seriously. Didn’t even remember it until I was putting this post together. So yeah! Now I’m officially jacked for today!

It doesn’t stop there, though. We’ve also got a collaborative album from Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas, and new stuff from Geryon, Bog of the Infidel and even everyone’s favorite over-appreciated guitarist, Zakk Wylde! So let’s not waste any more time: here’s what’s on tap for Friday, April 8:
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Album Review: Into Coffin – “Into a Pyramid of Doom”

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Germany is not a country known for it’s doom. Particularly moody doom with a touch for extended intros descending into atmospheric passages. But that’s exactly what Germany’s Into Coffin deliver across their debut LP. With nothing but a short demo under their belt, Into Coffin, sharing members with Infuria and Omnivore, deliver a surprisingly put together albeit lengthy, debut, Into a Pyramid of Doom. Continue reading