Initial Descent: May 8 – 14, 2022

Moon Tooth

Full transparency here; this is the week I’ve been waiting quite a while for and in extremely large part due to the top four on this here new release list. I’ve been saying we’ve had a plethora of great releases, but this week you can take that to the bank. Period. Let’s do it…Moon Tooth hit very high on my EOY list with Crux and I’m calling it now with Phototroph, they’ll do it again—the sheer energy, inventiveness, and enthusiasm for music this band has is unmatched, which leads perfectly into Alive from doomgaze-post-metallers Dead Register which is another band that truly loves what they do and it shows as this album is an absolute triumph, then we’ve got the heaviest doom band on the planet, Primitive Man, with Insurmountable and even in EP format they crush it, and speaking of crushing it, brutal death metal giants Mutilatred do just that on Determined To Rot (seriously), AND THEN there’s a very long list of other albums worthy of your time and bucks. So, get to it folks…tons to dig into here.

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Initial Descent: April 17 – 23, 2022

Undeath

Busy week ‘round these parts last week. Hopefully we can keep that momentum, but if you missed anything do catch up. Moving on to the reason you’re here…new releases and we’ve got a ton for this week that kicks off with a trio of excellent death metal from Undeath, Sentient Horror, and Corpsessed, a wickedly good heavy metal outing from Skull Fist, and a long list of other releases that are equally worthy of your time. Feel free to let us know what we missed and if your band or label wants to be included here, get in touch via our info found on this site. We’d love to hear from you.

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Receiving the Evcharist: Jesus Wept and Wild Turkey 101

Receiving the Evcharist 2018

Two weeks in a row, must’ve had fun last time. Anyway, I’m back with another good pairing so let’s drink DEEP from the cup of heresy. This week’s offerings:  Jesus Wept‘s Psychedelic Degeneracy and Wild Turkey 101.

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Initial Descent: March 6 – 12, 2022

Another week, another set of fails…I just know it, somehow. But, no fails in the metal new release world though as we’ve got new jams from Ghost and I’m probably more excited for this than I should be but damn those initial singles swept me off my ass so yea, I’m stoked. I’m also overly stoked for new death metal from Jesus Wept and Persecutory as well as charred and speedy thrash from Bastard. However, the quality doesn’t stop there as we’ve got several more gems in the list below that you’ll definitely want to investigate. So, go do that pronto and we’ll see you here throughout the week, enjoy.

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Initial Descent: February 13 – 19, 2022

Immolation

Every time I see another news blip that Chris Barnes has opened his mouth, I shake my head and wonder why he’s even talking. For a guy that hasn’t put out a good death metal album in 23 years, he sure can talk some stupid shit. So, in case you missed it, just type it in the search bar and read up for a good laugh. MOVING ON… speaking of good excellent death metal, Immolation are back with a beast of an album and again, I get to knock off another preorder for one of my highly anticipated releases. Much excite. The death metal rolls on with speed freaks Schizophrenia and techies The Last of Lucy, Pike vs The Automaton lands and it’s absolutely Matt Pikeian (good, good thing), and we close with tons more in the list below. By the way, death metal ain’t dead folks. It’s just getting better everyday.

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