This Toilet Tuesday (3/28/17)


Welcome once again to This Toilet Tuesday! The bowl continues to overflow with new music, and we’ve been scrambling to contain it. Bert Banana, DumpsterLung, and I got a hold of some of the chunkier nuggets, but there’s no way we can cover it all ourselves. Pick out something from that list below and share it in the comments.

Gorod – Kiss the Freak (Independent) [Tech Thrash]
Listen to “Being A Jerk”

Normally, I’d go off on a tangent and talk about something completely unrelated to the album/track at hand but in this case, I’m going to cut the shit. This shit is dope as fuck. It’s not surprising because Gorod is the tits. I love how they can go into a studio, fuck around (literally fuck around, because there is nothing “serious” about this apart that it seriously rips) and record a thrash EP in less than a month that will likely sound better than whatever the fuck Havok put out. Sure this is based off one song but you know what, Gorod is consistent enough that you can put a little bit of blind faith into them. I get a heavy Revocation vibe circa Chaos of Forms from “Being a Jerk.” May as well name drop Nylithia and Exmortus while we’re at it, especially in the speed/energy department (and non-Mustaine inspired vocals). We live in a cruel world where Gorod is opening for Warbringer and Havok. One day, Gorod…you will have the glory you deserve. Also, I just want to remind you that the EP is only 10 Euros and has free shipping if you order before April 1st. Can’t fuck with that. 4/1/17 (Bert Banana)

VI/Temple of Baal/The Order of Apollyon – VI/Temple of Baal/The Order of Apollyon (split- Agonia Records) [Black/Death Metal]

I was introduced to VI sometime last year (yeah, I know…I’m late to the party) and they quickly consumed my life. De Praestgiis Angelorum still gets fairly regular spins from me. It has a great blend of apocalyptic atmosphere and sheer chaos. I’m not completely familiar with Temple of Baal and The Order of Apollyon (retroactive Bert Banana addendum: Apollyon is rad af) but from what I can tell, both are blackened death, with the former as a Destroyer 666/Vader combo and the latter is more early Behemoth. As for what to expect from the split: based off the teaser, you’re probably not going to get anything out of the ordinary from these bands. If you’re unfamiliar with these bands and are curious about french black metal, this could be a great way to sample these acts. If you’re a fan of any of these bands, it’s likely going to be a cocktease. At least it comes in a cool laser etched record though, right? 3/31/17 (Bert Banana)

Mastodon – Emperor of Sand (Reprise Records) [Prog Metal/Rock]
Listen to “Sultan’s Curse,” “Show Yourself,” “Andromeda”

Arguably the biggest release of the week. I love the majority of Mastodon’s work. Despite how much I ended up loving The Hunter and Once More Round the Sun, I’ve gone into both albums with a sense of skepticism. The same can be said for Emperor of Sand. I can’t remember for the life of me when the last time was I actually enjoyed single by Mastodon before listening to the album in full. Perhaps Crack the Skye. Of the 3 songs released, “Show Yourself” was probably the song I enjoyed the most – the obvious radio single. It’s got a bit of an upbeat alt-rock sound to it. I guess it helps that I’ve been listening to that style lately. Both “Andromeda” and “Sultan’s Curse” have a darker sound, with the former being the better of the two. I think “Andromeda” has a vibe that seems to be a combination of the sounds they have been playing with for the last three albums. “Sultan’s Curse” reminds me of a combination of Leviathan and Crack the Skye but I don’t really find it that interesting. I feel, given how far they’ve evolved their sound over the years, that it doesn’t really do them a service to revisit that era anymore. It’s a similar situation to Metallica. As much as we would like an album similar to the classics, it would be rather difficult to repeat the impact those album have and it would only negatively impact the reception of the newer works. With all that said, I will have to give this a bunch of spins because at the end of the day, it’s the context that matters. I disliked a lot of Mastodon singles on first listens but once I have the album spinning, they tend to make more sense and I begin to appreciate them more. So I’m holding out hope until I have the album in my hands. 3/31/17 (Bert Banana)

Horns & Hooves – Morbid Lust (Stygian Black Hand) [Black/Speed Metal]
Listen to “Morbid Lust”

With a name like “Horns & Hooves” and an EP titled “Morbid Lust,” you’d assume this band plays some combination of black and thrash metal, and you would absolutely be right. What you might not assume, however, is that Horns & Hooves, while only having released a single demo last year prior to this upcoming EP, seem poised to really make a name for themselves among the tons of similarly themed artists out there. You probably also have a general sense for the sort of atmosphere H&H employs on this EP, but it still bears mentioning that they seem to fall on the meaner, darker side of the spectrum, adhering to an old-school black metal sound and feeling throughout, whereas you might say that a band like Midnight leans toward the other end of the spectrum, embracing a feeling of excess and fun beneath the morbid aesthetic. Horns and Hooves are definitely still fun, but feel much more like a classic black metal band first and foremost. Speaking of classic, you could easily mistake this EP for some hidden gem from 25 years ago. Morbid Lust is produced well, with a vintage sound that doesn’t sacrifice the clarity of any instruments or vocals (even the bass, which is surprisingly audible), but what really does the trick is the guitar tone.  It really has a classic feel to it, which especially shines during lead work and solos. Bottom line: I’m really enjoying this EP a whole lot, and if you like this sort of thing at all, you really can’t go wrong with this one. 3/31/17 (DumpsterLung)

Satan’s Hallow – Satan’s Hallow (Underground Power) [Heavy/Power Metal]
Listen to “Beyond the Bells,” “Hot Passion

I saw Satan’s Hallow labeled by some as “heavy/power metal” and despite my knee-jerk reaction to skip most anything labeled power metal, the name intrigued me (possibly because it seemed to fit thematically with the other band I wrote about this week, Horns & Hooves). I’m glad I decided to check these guys out though, because it ended up being some great traditional/speed metal that I enjoyed a lot more than I thought I might. This is Satan’s Hallow’s first full-length, and while there are only 2 songs currently streaming that I could find, it also contains the 2 songs from their previous demo, so that makes 4 of the total 9 songs on this album that I’ve heard so far, and I definitely look forward to hearing the rest. Satan’s Hallow play straight-up heavy metal: quick and lean. I’ve been admittedly remiss in keeping up with modern trad bands, but a few I’ve heard lately have just not really done it for me. Either they came off a bit too close to power metal for my taste, or they lacked in some department musically (most likely the vocals). Fortunately, Satan’s Hallow deliver on both fronts. I mentioned the musical style already, but the band’s performance, particularly that of the singer, is also top-notch. Satan’s Hallow has a female singer, by the way, and while I’m struggling to think of a good point of reference in a modern band (all that’s coming to mind at the moment are bands on the doomier side of the spectrum), early Warlock (Doro Pesch) might not be a bad comparison. If that didn’t get your attention, then just give the album a listen and hear for yourself. Fast riffs, great solos with tons of guitar harmonies, great vocals, and tight performances all-around from the entire band make for a very compelling package. 4/1/17 (DumpsterLung)

Tyranex – Death Roll (GMR Music Group) [Thrash/Speed Metal]
Listen to “Death Roll”

If you’ve been feeling underwhelmed by the bigger thrash releases of late, then let me suggest an alternative by way of Tyranex, assuming you don’t mind some a lot of speed metal mixed in. “Death Roll” is the only full song I could find, but it had me sold a mere 40 seconds in. Linnea Landstedt’s vocals are front and center on this track, blending her glorious soprano wailing with a vicious snarl in equal measure. The solos are similarly righteous, with big soaring melodies and some great shred. If this generous teaser is anything to go by, the album as a whole will follow similarly; there is no shortage of riffs to be had here. 3/31/17 (Spear)

Abatuar – Perversiones de muerte putrefacta (Dunkelheit Produktionen) [Blackened Death Metal]

Aeons of Silence – Transcendence of Spiritual Lifeforms (Independent) [Melodeath]

Aiμα/Supremative – Blood Chalices from the Impure (split- Blood Harvest Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Triumphant Vengeance of the Antichrist” (Supremative)

Astral Doors – Black Eyed Children (Metalville) [Heavy Metal]

Bereft – Lands (Prosthetic Records) [Doom]

Beyond Description – The Robotized World (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]

Beyond Fallen – As the Spires Fall (Underground Power) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “The Great Distance”

Birth of Depravity – From Obscure Domains (Dismembered Records) [Brutal Death Metal]
Listen to “Enhanced Pestilent Conquest,” “To Bear Witness”

Blessed Curse – Beware of the Night (M-Theory Audio) [Thrash]
Listen to “Nightbreed”

Bloodrocuted – For the Dead Travel Fast (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “For The Dead Travel Fast”

Body Count – Bloodlust (Century Media Records) [Hardcore]
Listen to “No Lives Matter,” “Black Hoodie”

Burial Ground – Threat from the Darkness (Independent) [Black/Thrash]

Calliophis – Cor Serpentis (Solitude Productions) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “The Cleansing”

Chronosphere – Red n’ Roll (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Picking Up My Pieces”

Claymorean – Sounds from a Dying World (Stormspell Records) [Power Metal]
Listen to “Old Mountain,” “Rage of the White Wolf”

Crimson Dawn – Chronicles of an Undead Hunter (Punishment 18 Records) [Doom]
Listen to “The Skeleton Key”

Dark Matter – Wood Lane (Independent) [lolbuttz]
Listen to “King of Colours”

Death Control – Awaiting Us All (Great Dane Records) [Death Thrash]

Death of Kings – Hell Comes to Life (Boris Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Hell Comes to Life”

Diabolical Messiah – Demonic Weapons Against the Sacred (Dark Descent Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Unmerciful Campaign of Hate”

Doctor Cyclops – Local Dogs (Heavy Psych Sounds) [Doom]
Listen to “Lonely Devil”

Endezzma – The Arcane Abyss (Pulverised Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Morbus Divina”

Falls of Rauros – Vigilance Perennial (Nordvis/Bindrune) [Black Metal]
Listen to “White Granite”

Fate Unburied – Logos (Sliptrick Records) [Metalcore]
Listen to “It’s Late!”

Fragile Vastness – Perception (Independent) [Prog Metal]

Grauzeit – Symbiose (Independent) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Abseits”

Gruesome – Fragments of Psyche (Relapse Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Fragments of Psyche,” “Psychic Twin (Demo)”

Gyze – Northern Hell Song (Universal Music) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Northern Hell Song,” “Pirates of Upas,” “The Bloodthirsty Prince”

Hyban Draco – Storms of Desolation (Winter Demons) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Nowhere Lights”

Imber Luminis – Nausea (Naturmacht Productions) [DSBM]

Impavidus – Eradication of Mankind (Independent) [Groove/Death Metal]
Listen to “Lies”

In Chasms Deep – As the Wicked Burn Below (Independent) [Blackened Deathcore]
Listen to “Hoard of Riches”

Karonte/Bloody Brotherhood – Alliance for death domination (split- Dead Sheep Productions) [Death Metal]

Kaunis Kuolematon – Vapaus (Haminian Sounds) [Melodeath/Doom]
Listen to “Tuhottu elämä”

Killing Age – Devil’s Child (Gegentrend Records) [Groove Metal]
Listen to “Devil’s Child”

Lava Invocator – Mörk (Satanath Records) [Black Metal]

Mantar – The Spell (Nuclear Blast Records) [Sludge]
Listen to “The Spell”

Mastema – Golden World (Via Nocturna) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Tanathosphere”

Medico Peste – Herzogian Darkness (WTC Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Hallucinating Warmth and Bliss”

Milking the Goatmachine – Milking in Blasphemy (NoiseArt Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Farm of Northern Darkness,” “Nemesis Bettina”

Morast – Ancestral Void (Totenmusic/Van Records) [Blackened Death/Doom]
Listen to “Crescent,” “Compulsion”

Morbid Defecation – Official Promo 2017 (Independent) [Brutal Death Metal]

Necroblood – Collapse of the Human Race (Iron Bonehead) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Glorification Through Destruction”

Nightrage – The Venomous (Despotz Records) [Melodeath]
Listen to “The Venomous,” “Affliction” (probably NSFW)

OHHMS – The Fool (Holy Roar Records) [Post-Metal/Doom]
Listen to “The Magician,” “The World”

Regurgitate Life – Obliteration of the Self (Truthseeker Music) [Death Metal]

Rhegency – Invisible Blood (Independent) [Heavy Metal]

The Ritualist – Hell’s Doom Eternal (I Hate) [Doom]
Listen to “Awaken the Eibon”

SadDolls – Blood of a Kind (Trisol/Darktunes) [Gothic Metal]
Listen to “Cold Blood Inside”

Saħħar – Kliem it-Tmiem (Independent) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Awtopsja”

Seelenfrost – Des Mondes Staub (Talheim Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Im Dickicht,” “Brach”

Show of Bedlam – Transfiguration (Sentient Ruin/Dawnbreed/PRC) [Sludge]

Sincarnate – In Nomine Homini (Hatework) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Curriculum Mortis”

Sinner – Tequila Suicide (AFM Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Tequila Suicide,” “Battle Hill”

Slagmaur – Thill Smitts Terror (Osmose Productions) [Weird Black Metal]

Trance – The Loser Strikes Back (Rockport/Rough Trade) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Star Invaders”

Vacivus – Nuclear Chaos (Goatprayer Records) [Death Metal]

Warbringer – Woe to the Vanquished (Napalm Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Silhouettes,” “Remain Violent”

While They Sleep – Les fleurs du mal (Symbol of Domination) [Black Metal]
Listen to “The Portrait”

Did we forget a new release? Is there a way we could improve this list? Let us know in the comments below!


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  • CyberneticOrganism

    I released an ambient/noise track on bandcamp. If you’re in need of some spookiness today, check it out:

    • 666/666 Satans, aka rill gud!

      • CyberneticOrganism

        That’s a lotta Satans!

        • in all srs, you gonna do more of this? i really like it

          • CyberneticOrganism

            Yes, there is a new EP on the way and another ambient track

      • Howard Dean

        4 Mr-In-Your-House 4’s / Mr-In-Your-House 4’s

        • CyberneticOrganism

          I’m in ur house, takin ur 4s

    • Doom Scientist

      Industrial SATAN.

      • CyberneticOrganism

        *commercial voiceover*
        “Industrial-strength Satan roots out the toughest goat hair clogs for fast, effective drain-clearing!”

    • Grvm Spectre ov Derth

      45 seconds in. So far sounds like the music to a sci-fi horror trailer!

      • CyberneticOrganism

        Thanks dude!

  • Joaquin Stick

    Huh, I didn’t know Falls of Rouros released a song weeks ago. I’ve been eagerly awaiting for a release of a single on bandcamp but never bothered to check anywhere else. Sounds Pgood.

    • Joaquin Stick

      OHHMS stepped up their game since the last time I checked them out. Looking forward to hearing that one too.

    • Pagliacci is Kvlt

      Yeah, not releasing the track on Bandcamp seems like an odd move.

  • Doom Scientist

    I guess if you liked the last 2 Mastodon albums, you’ll like this one. However, having heard the whole thing, I’m giving their upcoming tour a pass.

    • Depechemodeisgangsta

      That tour is coming about 3 hours away, and is a festival date, “Fort Rock” so i decided not to go, Soundgarden, APC, The offspring, those are the “Main Bands”
      Never been a fan of Soundgarden, i like APC but for me is not worth the time, since Mastodon will probably play at most 40-45 minutes.

      • Doom Scientist

        I’ve already seen peak APC. They’re not worth it to me without Josh Freese.
        I’m not a fan, but I’ve seen Soundgarden(in a club no less), and I couldn’t give two shits about The Offspring.
        If the setlist is good, I’ll change my mind about the Mastodon thing, but I’m not counting on it. I’ve seen them do ‘Crack The Skye’ front to back, don’t think it’ll get better than that.

        • CtS front to back sounds dreamy. oh, and Josh Freese >>>>>>

        • Depechemodeisgangsta

          That’s amazing, Crack the Skye is my favorite album from their catalog.
          Soundgarden doesn’t do anything for me, and APC is not big deal, Offspring, have a couple of songs, but for me is not worth to spend $ and time, for a 40 minutes set of Mastodon, tho is being like 3 years since last time they came down around this area was with the Mahem Festival and they were promoting “The Hunter” after almost 2 years of being out.

          • Doom Scientist

            It seems that Mastodon play the Boston area a lot.

          • Depechemodeisgangsta

            Well i’m down in South Fl, and is not a great “Metal” scene, so i understand why bands don’t come down here often, it might not be worth the trip.
            I remember hearing an interview, with the singer of Interpol and he talked about, sometimes i hard to tour this area, since is all the way down, and is very risky profit wise, so i don’t blame bands for not coming down here.
            The only person who comes down here basically every year is Marc Anthony, he plays the Miami Heat Arena, and sells it out in seconds, the Heat has a retired banner hanging from the rafts next to the championship banners lol. (but i got to say Miami is getting better at shows)

  • Señor Jefe El Rossover

    Where’s ol blackbeard been? Morbid Lust reads like his kinda jam.

    • Dumpster Lung

      Didn’t he get kicked out? Or maybe I’m confusing him with someone else. I thought I heard something to that effect.

      • Señor Jefe El Rossover

        Oh, well dang.

    • Howard Dean

      He got banned a couple weeks ago. Happened here:

      With Tyree, KSOFM, and Blackbeard all banned now, the Toilet feels kind of empty sometimes.

      • Joaquin Stick

        Empty with relevance.

        • “did you know that Hellsatan’s Records is only pressing 12 cassettes of Demonic Witch Fucker’s demo?”
          *on an article about post rock*

          • Dumpster Lung

            LOL spot-on

          • Doom Scientist

            To be fair, Demonic Witch Fucker is probably better than Angry Sunday Clouds or whatever was being discussed at the time.

          • Writers just love it when commenters shit on their work to talk about something completely unrelated.

          • Howard Dean

            Making a tangentially comment or mentioning another band ≠ shitting on the author, article, or the band being mentioned. If someone mentions that they were just listening to the new Immolation album in the comments of an article about Meshuggah, that isn’t an insult to Meshuggah, the author of the article, or the article itself.

            If someone said “This fucking music sucks, the band are a bunch of wankers, and this fucking author is a piece of shit” and then mentioned that they were listening to the new Immolation album instead, that is taking a shit on someone’s work.

          • Doom Scientist

            I’m aware. I was making A JOKE.

          • RJA

            “Angry Sunday Clouds” I got a chuckle out of it!

          • RJA

            you know when those cassettes are available? 🙂

          • original pressing was June 6th, ’06 (not knocking that day in history, i was at a badass party in college celebrating it!)

          • RJA
        • Howard Dean

          Do you mean the blog is presently less relevant or more relevant because of the bannings? And how does the banning of individual commenters make the blog itself (i.e. the substance, what is written by the authors) any more or less relevant? I honestly don’t follow.

          • The comments on this blog are not covered by the first amendment. It is not an anything goes place to shitpost endlessly. I have a fair amount of tolerance for nonsense, but some folks clearly wanted to push boundaries with things that are either off-topic or wildly inappropriate. It insults the work of the author and I don’t have to put up with it.

          • Howard Dean

            I literally did not mention the First Amendment and never will, because I know that it is a bullshit argument and I am not stupid enough to use it. You know I’m not that stupid, nor would I ever try to use that tact to support my argument or to attack the arguments of others when it clearly isn’t relevant.

            The comments I mentioned liking were what I considered harmless–jokes about trailer pants, Scrimm saying “NOPE!”, John Mellencamp swearing at Tyree that time, and that “Oh I like that!” gif. THOSE are the things I miss, and the lack of those are what makes it feel empty. I was not including (or protecting) those things you deemed to be boundary pushing.

          • You didn’t and I didn’t mean to imply that you might be a first amendment pedant. I dunno what to tell you about the folks that I banned other than they were capable of being funny at times and extremely unpleasant at others. It’s more important to me to have a functioning site with a healthy group of commenters than to provide an outlet for a handful of dudes that more often than not were having a bad day and needed to shitpost through their negativity.

          • Howard Dean

            I totally get that, as there are plenty of places on the internet to do random shitposting. I can’t balk at that logic. I think I personally find the articles that have a bit of random shitpositing mixed in with serious comments to be the most fun and most entertaining to read, so I’m a little biased.

          • Joaquin Stick

            It was a kind of convoluted joke that doesn’t really mean anything, plz ignore. I was mostly just insinuating that I would rather have 5 comments on a post that are on topic rather than 150 about trailer pants.

        • frozengoatsheadupanunsarse

          I thought all of them were pretty cool posters when they weren’t just trying to piss people off. But then, you know, deliberately pissing people off somewhere like this is pretty weak.

      • Señor Jefe El Rossover


      • If you like I can post the same Workaholics gif several times on a single post and then follow it up with some sociopathic Breitbart opinions. It’d be like they’re still here.

        • Dumpster Lung

          I actually liked the Workaholics thing, honestly 😛

          • Howard Dean

            Me too. It wasn’t any more harmful than other shticks around the Toilet like the RepostedAvengedSevenfold thing or GORAK SMASH!

          • GORAK is a national treasure

          • Óðinn

            I’m actually impressed by RepostedAvengedSevenfolFan’s depth of stupid, yet somehow appropriate to the conversation at hand, comments. Love it.

            …and yes, GORAK is a national treasure!

        • Howard Dean


          Seriously though, I was speaking more about missing the convos we would have about metal and ridiculous stuff like trailer pants and the John Mellencamp story and Isla Fisher pictures. Fun stuff. Breitbart comments or whatever they supposedly were aren’t really my thing, so I don’t care about any of that.

      • Dumpster Lung

        Ah that’s right. Darkbeard made a joke about the guy from Motionless in White looking like a tranny and tied that into the NC bathroom bill thing (well, didn’t tie it in, more like just mentioned both things back-to-back and that was about it. Wasn’t really much of a joke).

        The other guys were making racist-ish comments or something along those lines, right? I wanna say at least KSoFM deleted his profile or something, so the original comments can’t be seen. I’m sure it was probably something fairly rough to get a ban, though.

        • Howard Dean

          I’m honestly not sure what KSOFM got banned for. There wasn’t any one comment that did it, I don’t think (unless it was his propensity for sharing the “Oh I Like That!” gif, which I’m quite fond of and have shared many times, myself).

          • Dumpster Lung

            Oh OK, I probably had his and Tyree’s situations mixed up, then. I’m sure it wasn’t the Workaholics thing, though. Whether it’s annoying or endearing, it’s ultimately harmless.

      • RJA

        I certainly miss them too – although I can’t argue that they didn’t seem to be begging to be banned at times.

      • Brutalist_Receptacle


      • Pagliacci is Kvlt

        I’m totally not into banning people (Joe can probably attest) but honestly, with all three of them gone, I’ll probably participate more. Tyree was pretty cool once upon a time, but once he and KSOFM turned into the Toilet’s Statler and Waldorf, their shit got old fast.

  • frozengoatsheadupanunsarse

    Dug the Horns and Hooves demo last year muchly, and Morbid Lust is seeming like a step up!

    • Óðinn

      NFUSBM (Nun Fucking United States Black MEtal)

  • Señor Jefe El Rossover


    • Scrimm

      I cant wait until friday

      • Señor Jefe El Rossover

        Gonna be good!

        • Scrimm

          I gotta stop missing them live

          • Señor Jefe El Rossover

            I haven’t seen them yet, but its been a while since they same through town. Hopefully I can catch them on the tour for this album.

          • Scrimm

            I’ve missed them several times.

          • Señor Jefe El Rossover


            hahaha, just messing

            I dressed up like D Roc for halloween one year.

          • Scrimm


    • They’re better now than they EVER were in the 90s. The songs, the production, the sense of humor mixed in with the serious shit. A+

      • Señor Jefe El Rossover

        Scuse me good sir, but their self-titled is A+++++++++

        • sweetooth0

          100% Stone cold mutha-fuckin CLASSIC!

          • Señor Jefe El Rossover


          • sweetooth0

            My mom’s favorite song is KKK Bitch.

            Her exact words when he drops the line about sucking dick like a mutha fucking vacuum:

            “I don’t like this at all”

          • Señor Jefe El Rossover

            Hahahaha, goodness gracious!

    • CyberneticOrganism

      Ice T > Ice Cube

  • Gothic Metal is still a thing? Sad!

    • CyberneticOrganism

      Light of the Morning Star is good stuff

      • they do gothic metal right. not sad!

    • Goth metal would be good if everyone would stop making it bad.

      • it’s like i tell my kids, “that one thing was p cool until all the posers discovered it and made it not cool”


  • tigeraid

    Show Yourself sounds like absolute pop trash and I despise it. And then I listen to Sultan’s Curse and go “ooooooh. Okay. HEY MASTADON, WELCOME BACK!”

    • Dumpster Lung

      SHOW YOURSELF RULES. Fuck like. . .nearly everybody else in the whole world who disagrees. You’re all wrong! All of you!

      • Señor Jefe El Rossover

        I dig it well enough.

      • tigeraid


  • tigeraid

    Also I might buy that Morbid Lust just for the cover. No idea what they sound like.

  • I’ve been avoiding Mastodon’s singles before buying the album, kinda like how I avoid trailers for movies that I know I’m gonna want to see. The Hunter and Once More ‘Round the Sun are both pretty good and I like all the studio magic vocal hooks, so I’m sure I’ll enjoy this one.

    • Even grumpy ole’ McNulty liked a few tracks.

    • Doom Scientist

      If you liked those albums, you’ll like the new one.

  • Satan’s Hallow sounds like the band from Rocktober Blood.

  • Elegant Gazing Globe

    that Diabolical Messiah is exactly what I expect from Dark Descent. I like it

  • Howard Dean

    Horns & Hooves sounds like my kind of release. Will definitely be interested in checking it out. Apparently 100 CDs have been made, so if it’s really kickass I may need to track one of them down!

    Also: New Sielunvihollinen album, Ruhonkantaja, is up for preorder on their bandcamp and is to be released on April 1st! Punky black metal madness. Super excited to hear this new album.

    • Spear

      Shit, not sure how I missed that. It’s been sitting on my Bandcamp list for weeks.

    • Dumpster Lung

      I remember liking those guys, but goddamn that’s a hard one to remember how to spell haha.

    • Brutalist_Receptacle


  • Sid Vicious Promos

    Yay, Body Count!

  • CyberneticOrganism

    That Power Trip album has me in the mood lately for more thrash, and Satan’s Hallow is fitting the bill nicely. Good find, Spear!

  • Óðinn

    So much new Metal. Thanks, Spear.

  • Waynecro

    Gorod is awesome as always, and I like what I’m hearing from Gyze. MILKING THE GOATMACHINE!!! Nightrage is pretty cool as well. Nice work, fellows!

  • Have to write these names on my #LinkNotebook. So far, I have Gorod, Mastodon, Satan’s Hallow, Tyranex, Aeons of Silence, Claymorean (!!!), Gruesome, Kaunis Kuolematon, Sinner and Warbringer.

  • AddicoInABox

    Show yourself is the worst song Mastodon has ever recorded.