Cosmic Putrefaction [Sci-Fi Blackened Death Metal] [Italy]

After determining Norway’s Issolei was my favorite discovery of 2021, I realized I should have called it a tie with Cosmic Putrefaction. The Horizons Towards Which Splendour Withers by COSMIC

…and Oceans – “Five of Swords” from Cosmic World Mother [Symphonic Black Metal]

…and Oceans has an interesting history. I remember it vividly, from younger days, growing up on old Metallica tapes and KROC broadcasting out of Reno, Nevada. The first A.O. album