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Club Inferno Ent. & Metal 1on1 is proud to present a

vortex – progressive death metal act, with their second

release  << Iconoclasm >>

FFO: Behemoth, Death, Pestilence, Opeth


Band: Descent Into Maelstrom

Home: Italy (Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna)

Style: Progressive Death / Dodecaphonic Metal

Title: Iconoclasm

Type: Full-length

Release: 25th March 2020

Runtime: 40:11

Label: Maculata Anima / Club Inferno Ent.

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑: 𝕲𝖚𝖎𝖙𝖆𝖗 & 𝕭𝖆𝖘𝖘: Endure not two guitars, but three guitars at one time, that filled with fast twisted and complex rhythm, savage riffing and gratifyingly dark ambience, with ravaging pickings of the bass

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑: 𝖁𝖔𝖈𝖆𝖑𝖘: Harsh and savage death growls

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖗𝖚𝖒𝖘: Fast & twisted – fast bullet tempo beats & drum beats

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖑𝖁: 𝕺𝖛𝖊𝖗𝖆𝖑𝖑: This Italian five-piece act, opens a vortex of a beautiful world of death metal with an extreme-fast twists & twirls, when hearing the first moments of acoustic pickings, with an Italian vibe, you know this is going be a killer album.


A mauling of a forty-minute vortex masterpiece that is like an Italian espresso, with a healthy flavouring of old-school-death metal/progressive death metal, with an aroma of blackened death fury, top with double cream of Madrigals & Dodecaphonic


What more, could you ask for, Descent Into Maelstrom deliverance us with heavy sound & tunes, showing excellent modern [keeping it old-school] and progressive songs, with insane fast – complex music. Again for me, is another unique and enjoyable Italian album/band.


I was fixed and hooked with the compound/progressive riffs, brutal music, great vocals and drums patterns—a must for modern & old-school death metal fans.

Experimenting with unusual musical structures such as Madrigals and dodecaphonic music into a Death Metal structure. The aim of this project is trying to go beyond the dogmas of extreme music, creating something personal and original

[Andrea Bignard]


*full of energy & enjoyable*

*entertaining of twist of twirls* powerful* *an extreme masterpiece*

*modern & old-school death metal*


A Vortex of

Madrigals & Dodecaphonic

Death Metal

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁: 𝕬𝖗𝖙𝖜𝖔𝖗𝖐: I'm unsure about the artwork, gives me an impression of chapel or church that has been destroyed, by a vortex of some sort?

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑: 𝕺𝖚𝖙𝖘𝖙𝖆𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖓𝖌: For me, as to be the use of three guitars, with a combination of Madrigal music & Dodecaphonic notes

𝕾𝖎𝖓 𝖁𝖑𝖑: 𝕯𝖎𝖘𝖑𝖎𝖐𝖊: none.


Andrea Bignardi (rhythmic, lead guitar and vocals)

Mattia Panunzio (rhythmic and lead guitar)

Pietro Buzzi (rhythmic and lead guitar)

Michele Castelnuovo (drums)

Michele Augello (bass)

Guest Members

Andy Marchini bass solo on "Shade Of The Night."


#01. The Misanthrope (06:53)

#02. Saturn (04:12)

#03. Red Gaze (04:06)

#04. The Grim (05:44)

#05. Forgotten Wisdom (06:15)

#06. Monolith (04:03)

#07: Shade of the Night (04:32)

08: The Portal of the Elsewhere (04:28)


Descent Into Maelstrom (2017) (self-released)

Iconoclasm (2020)

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