Initial Descent: August 26, 2016

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Salt Lake City doom crew SubRosa release their fourth album, For This We Fought the Battle of Ages, via Profound Lore on August 26. (Image courtesy of the band)

Another Friday is upon us, and that means another slew of albums for y’all to digest. Leading the way is Salt Lake City’s SubRosa, who return with their fourth full-length, For This We Fought the Battle of Ages. (I just got my copy through #MetalBandcampGiftClub yesterday and am beyond psyched to dive in.)

We’ve also got a new album from Inquisition that contains a lot of words in its title (even more than SubRosa), as well as stuff from German legends Running Wild, other German legends Sodom and German not-quite-legends-but-still-pretty-damn-goods Imperium Dekadenz. (It’s a big week to be either verbose or German, what can we say?) We’ve got all that and more listed out below, so click that “Read More” link and get to it. Here’s what’s on tap for this week:
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EP Attack: Perverted Ceremony, Amphisbaena‏, Nox & Unbegotten

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This edition of EP-Attack comes to us via Nuclear War Now! Productions, Graceless Recordings, Iron Bonehead and Forever Plagued Records. We will cover releases from Perverted Ceremony, Amphisbaena‏ , Nox and Unbegotten. We are looking at a bunch of material being put out via cassette. One of them, the Perverted Ceremony, is getting an updated reissue of sorts. There’s plenty of raw, hateful black metal to be heard throughout these four. Continue reading