This Toilet Tuesday (3/31/15)

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Welcome to another Toilet Tuesday, fellow toileteers! This has already been a pretty strong week for new releases, but it appears that the backlog gods have decided to show mercy this week. There isn’t a whole lot of extraordinary new material, but what’s good is really good. Karhu, W, and I have picked our favorites. Now, dive into that list below and feel free to tell us how much we suck for missing one of those hidden gems. Have at it!


Ecate

Ufomammut – Ecate (Neurot Recordings) [Doom]
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Neurot Recordings continues their stellar record with another fantastic doom album. If you aren’t familiar with Ufomammut, get on that, because this band brings an interstellar, otherworldly heaviness to the tried-and-true worship of the riff. The invisible fingerprint of Neurot is definitely on this release, but that never diminishes the quality or ingenuity. So, do as KJM would do, and let Ecate take you on a trip through the stars. FFO: Yob, Electric Wizard, Sleep (W.)


Gurthang

Gurthang – I Will Not Serve (Immortal Frost) [Blackened Death]
Listen to “Nemesis,” “Levant du Serpent Noir”

Gurthang is a new one to me, but I had to check them out because blackened doom metal is often a recipe for deliciousness, and the way to Dubya’s heart is through his ear-stomach. Thankfully, my heartburn did not well up upon ingesting these tracks with my ear-holes, and I remain satisfied. These songs contain enough dynamics to please even the most hardened structuralist. Particles of light battle swarming darkness as dynamics swell and seethe. If you like your doom metal on the villainous side, don’t sleep on I Will Not Serve. FFO: Desolate Shrines, Ill Omen, all the other awesome stuff coming out of Poland


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Black Witchery/Revenge – Holocaustic Death March to Humanity’s Doom (Nuclear War Now!) [Black Metal]
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A split between these two bands deliver exactly what you expect: Pure. Fucking. Murder. If the first song on the second split by the two is any indication for the rest we’re in for a blast. It’s primitive and harsh and punishing and everything I wanted it to be really. After two more songs of, I hope, the same unforgiving black/death beating we get the lone Revenge track. “Humanity Noosed/Equimanthorn” is Revenge being themselves for ten minutes, from the chaotic intro to fast as hell blasting.  There are some slower bits too but they don’t much get in the way. You knew what you signed up for, now take it like a man. (Karhu)


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Sulphur Aeon – Gateway to the Antisphere (Van/Imperium Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Titans”

There’s not a whole lot I can say about Sulphur Aeon that hasn’t already been said, but they’re definitely good enough to merit repeated mentions. One of my favorite things about this band (besides their absolutely crushing sound and ominous vibe) is that their vocalist actually enunciates. Novel idea, right? I love it when death metal has good lyrics, but it’s even better when you can understand them without having to read along. Anyway, at the risk of being redundant, Gateway to the Antisphere should sate anyone’s desire for mighty riffs. (Spear)


Abhor – Ritualia Stramonium (Moribund Records) [lolbuttz]
Listen to “Ritualia Stramonium”

Abodean Skye – Echoes of an Astral Empire (Independent) [Power Metal/Chiptune]
Listen to “Battle of Tears”

Acrassicauda – Gilgamesh (Independent) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Rise”

Adore – Wanderers of Oblivion (Independent) [Black Metal]
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Akrotheism/Septuagint – Sphinx: The Great Enigma of Times (Forever Plagued) [Black Metal]

Antagoniste – The Myth of Manking (I, Voidhanger) [Blackened Sludge]
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Blackout – Blackout (Riding Easy) [Doom]
Listen to “Human”

Bloodrocuted – Disaster Strikes Back (Punishment 18) [Thrash]
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BongCauldron – Acid Cattle (Superhot Records) [Doom]
Listen to “Swamp Law”

Buckethead – Pike 123: Scroll of Vegetable (Independent) [Buckethead]
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Chugger – Human Plague (Rambo Music) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Virus”

Corpus Christii – Palemoon (Folter Records Germany) [Black Metal]
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Cyrax – Pictures (Bakerteam Records) [Prog Metal]

Deadspawn – The Source of Chaos (Independent) [Blackened Death]
Listen to “The Beyond”

Decayed – Into the Depths of Hell (Hellprod) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Beyond the Grave”

Desert – Never Regret (Raven Music) [Power Metal]
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Despot – Pictures of the Void (Independent) [Black Metal]
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Disablot – II (Independent) [Black Metal]

Ergot – Victims of Our Same Dreams (De Tenebrarum Principio) [Black Metal]
Listen to “The Weeping Willow”

Eschar – Nova (Independent) [Post-Metal]
Listen to “Nova”

Evil – Shoot the Messenger (Mighty Music) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “I Could Be Your Hero”

Exhumation – Opus Death (Dunkelheit Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Soul Wanders,” “Upon Our Hordes”

Funerary Bell – Graveyard Seance (Saturnal Records) [Black Metal]
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Hagl – Lenket til livet (Folter Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Ondskapt”

Heron/Worshipper – Heron/Worshipper (split- Armus Productions) [Black Metal]
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Infernal Death – Call to War (Punishment 18) [Death Metal]
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Infesting Swarm – Desolation Road (Art of Propaganda) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Ending”

Intestinal Rot – Consuming Fermented Bile (Give Praise Records) [Brutal Death]
Listen to “Deep Fried and Vomit Filled”

Irreversible Mechanism – Infinite Fields (Blood Music) [Tech Death]
Listen to “The Betrayer of Time”

Luvart – Rites of the Ancient Cults (Drakkar Productions) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Summoning the Black Light”

Morgoth – Ungod (Century Media) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Snakestate”

Myridian – We, the Forlorn (Independent) [Doom]
Listen

Nepente – I Will Get Your Soul (Cimmerian Shade) [Blackened Death]
Listen to “I Will Get Your Soul”

No Return – Fearless Walk to Rise (Mighty Music/Target Group) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Stronger Than Ever”

Nyseius – De Divinatione Daemonum (Aeternitas Tenebras Musicae Fundamentum) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Manifestation of the Three Celestial Entities”

Paean – Scorn of Eternity (Independent) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Scorn of Eternity”

Papacy – Iron King (Independent) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Sun Glare”

Rise of Avernus – Dramatis Personae (Aural Music/Code666) [Symphonic Doom]
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Sanctrum – Rot (WormHoleDeath) [Death Metal]
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Sepolcro/Presumed Dead – Horrendous Plasmation (split- Metal Music Austria) [Death/Thrash]
Listen to “Mastication of Flesh” (Sepolcro)

Sonus Mortis – War Prophecy (Independent) [Death Metal]
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Temperance – Limitless (Scarlet Records) [Melodic Metal]
Listen to “Me, Myself & I”

Thurisaz – The Pulse of Mourning (Sleaszy Rider) [Post-Metal]
Listen to “Patterns of Life”

Tome of the Unreplenished – Innerstanding (I, Voidhanger) [Black Metal]
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Tristana – Virtual Crime (Bakerteam Records) [Death/Gothic Metal]

Undersmile – Anhedonia (Black Bow Records) [Doom]
Listen to “Atacama Sunburn”

WendigoPsychosis – Blood Moon Eclipse (Independent) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Wastelands”

Witch Blade – Oskuldernas Eld (Swords and Chains) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Ljusets Apostel”

Wrathage – Discipline (Maa Productions) [Black Metal]
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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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