Mini-Reviews From Around the Bowl (10/7/21)

A small collection of snack-sized reviews to tide you over. Desalmado – Mass Mental Devolution Gruesome Records | October 8th, 2021 I’ve never been terribly into muscular-sounding metal like Cattle Decap or Dying Fetus. Though bands like this do yeoman’s work as entertainers, their sound embodies a certain male aggression that reminds me of my older cousins when I was younger—they seemed cool at the time, but then you grow up and find out about the DUIs. However, it turns out I have more fun with music in this vein when I know its makers are avowedly antifascist! Brazil’s Desalmado gives you some ferocious, circle-pit … Continue reading Mini-Reviews From Around the Bowl (10/7/21)