Artist: Ritual Genocide
Title: Commencement Towards Annihilation
Label: Black Plague Records / The True Plague
Review by JH
Ritual Genocide is a three-piece from Reno, Nevada, and play a decidedly abrasive black/death metal in the vein of acts like Revenge, Conqueror, and Bestial Warlust. The release in question, Commencement Towards Annihilation, is the band’s debut EP and destroys without mercy.
From the get go, these six songs relentlessly attack the listener with a barrage of chaotic chainsaw riffs, hateful vocals, and militant drums beats. The downtuned guitars along with the bass rely heavily on distortion to create a …