DevilDriver have announced a new double album, Dealing With Demons, and the first volume will be out on October 9th on Napalm Records. You can check out a new track called “Keep Away From Me” now, if you’re into that kind of thing.
I was this many days old when Enslaved blew my mind for like the 1,000th time. Check out their new video for “Homebound” below. We are only a few months from the release of Utgard, which will be available through Nuclear Blast.
Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Russian Circles’ Blood Year and Strand Brewing Company’s Batch 100 Stout. Continue reading →
Here’s a dose of British heavy metal to round out the day. Diamond Heaad’s new video for “The Coffin Train”, to be more specific. FYI that this is the title-track to their new album, which drops on Friday.
Receiving the Evcharist is our weekly feature where we pair choice albums with our favorite libations. Drink from the cup of heresy. This week’s offering: Helms Alee’s Noctiluca and Enegren Brewing Company’s Maibock. Continue reading →
Alright so, I hope you took my advice last week and really listened to something you found. And, I hope you’ll do the same this week as we have much more to get into here on Initial Descent. We all have to have an outlet — a way to just bang it out, you know? And a way to escape and have a little fun from time to time. Well, we’ve got just the thing in our lead off spot with the full length debut, Nightmare Future, from the mega-super-group Expulsion — a raucous good time with members of Repulsion, Exhumed, Phobia and more, get it. Moving on is the split 12″, Procession of the Equinox, from the absolute masterminds of current folk/atmospheric black metal, Twilight Fauna and Evergreen Refuge — a monster of an album that is a must own. Next up is NZ’s Vesicant with their bombastic blackened death metal debut Shadows of Cleansing Iron and closing out the opening spots is Boris with Dear, this amazing band triumphantly returns with their personal brand of rock, drone and experimental soundscapes and again, a must own. So, we are already loaded for bear but as usual this isn’t even the tip of the iceberg — keep reading and keep listening… Continue reading →