Initial Descent: July 15 – 21, 2018

Khôrada
Khôrada

Kicking off another week, first thing, here on Initial Descent. None of you spoke up and said you hated the move to Monday so you’re stuck with it but I can’t think of a better way to get the momentum going than some new metal. Let’s do this.

First up is the fantastic debut, Seasons of Salt, from Khôrada which sees ex Agalloch and Giant Squid members unite to form a dark and challenging but beautiful piece of work. Mutilation Rites return with their fiery and filthy brand of black / death metal on Chasm, Future Cult sees The Lion’s Daughter mix extreme metal with 80s style slasherwave which equals a big score, and Wölfblood pull all the stops on their motorpunk, speed warped EP Nightriders which finally sees physical release so get on it.

There you have it, week is officially kicked off. Great openers but there’s many more to get into so stick around. We’ll be seeing you here throughout the week. Continue reading

CANTO: Machine Head, Khôrada, Eyehategod, and More

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Two days in a row because I need to run a really long way tomorrow and this is the first thing on the to-do list that’s going get sacrificed.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
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CANTO: Khôrada, Death Valley High, Disturbed, and More

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Tuesday has no feel.

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– cmb

CANTO: Khôrada, updates from Ozzy and Mastodon, and more

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“Hide my fears and kill my doubts, whatevers in my way. Poppin’ pills and drinkin’ booze,
smokin’ everyday. Stoned and drunk completely gone, my world is here to stay.”

“Ein Bier… bitte.”
– Corey