San Jose Blackened Crust band ColdClaw has released their new album, Anti-Martyr: Decades to Suffer, out now via Ritual Sound Records. You can purchase and stream the album now from the labels’ Bandcamp. The band will host their record release show tonight, at The Ritz in San Jose, CA! Support acts on the bill will come from other amazing bands such as Abstracter (Sentient Ruin) and Deathgrave (Tankcrimes) along with locals Slege and Cult Graves.
While much of the press materials that came along with ColdClaw‘s Anti-Martyr: Decades to Suffer (Ritual Sound Records) drive the point home about this California act dealing in Black Metal and Crust, I found that description a bit lacking. Yes, there’s gnarly black metal guitar licks all over the album but I’m detecting trace bits of Melodic Death Metal, Hardcore and perhaps some Thrash as well. Continue reading