Colin Dempsey's Top Albums of 2021

Continuing our series of year end lists is Colin Dempsey, whose eclectic list cites varying ends of the musical spectrum.

Piercing the Veil #7: Crescent Traces Egypt's History and Inscribes Its Death Metal Future

The Egyptian band’s latest album “Carving the Fires of Akhet” is a punishing and intricate death metal album focused on the history and mythology of their region, but it’s also influenced by the present day. We talked to band members Ismaeel Attallah and Youssef Saleh about their latest record.