CURSED IMAGERY: The Week in Album Art (August 9, 2019)

cursed imagery

Welcome back, y’all! This week’s post is kind of interesting in that most of the albums we’ll be featuring ended up coalescing around a particular theme: COLORS. There are lots of colors in these album covers, and most of them actually — gasp — work pretty well together! We’ll also be featuring a band who did not hop on the color bandwagon, but whose name is literal binary code, so…kinda had to include them. Anyway, let’s get started!

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Initial Descent: August 4 – 10, 2019

Lord Gore
Lord Gore

In comparison to the last few weeks, this one is rather short on the new metal front. And honestly, I’m not mad about it. A time to breathe a bit is a good time indeed. Anyway, the deathgrind supergroup of sorts, Lord Gore, are back after a 15 year break and they’re as sickening as ever, blackened death metal commandos Trench Warfare rage against religion on their full length debut, and Strappado leave nothing to the imagination on their brutal, torture inspired death metal debut – I mean, just look at that album art below. 

Beyond that, it’s a varied offering this week with rock and grind and even a little something for the maggots. Head inside to get the scoop. Continue reading