ZIGGURAT are a black/death duo from Israel. Begun in 2015, they've been quietly building upon a foundation that has lain dormant until now, with the release of their debut EP. Aptly fucking titled Ritual Miasma, ZIGGURAT conjure corrupting riffs and terrorizing screaming, backed by ever-explosive and propulsive drumming. A truly morbid experience, the five tracks comprising Ritual Miasma indeed induce a miasma that's ritualistic, burrowing deep within the subconscious with a pulsing bestiality. Unlike their so-called "bestial" brethren, however, ZIGGURAT do not hide behind obfuscating cavernousness; instead, each construction is disarmingly clear and immediately engaging. No-bullshit potency lies at the heart of this Ritual Miasma. With the cassette version soon to be simultaneously released by comrade Caligari Records and an imminent debut album for BLOOD HARVEST, ZIGGURAT make a grand, gutted entrance with Ritual Miasma.