This Toilet Tuesday (9/13/16)


Greetings, and welcome once again to This Toilet Tuesday! I have returned from my poser-slaying sojourn, still sticky with sweat and body oil, to deliver the newest offerings from the metal world unto you. And what offerings they are! There’s a lot to be had here; we’ve picked out a few of the best, but if none of those tickles your fancy, there’s a lot more in the list below. Get at it and share your own picks!


Gatekrashör – Revenge at Midnight (Independent) [Speed Metal]
Listen to “Axecution Guaranteed”

Hail, true warriors and enemies of the false! Do you like riffs and wish you were stuck in a time portal that kept you infinitely cycling through the year 1984, when metalheads were noble and slew posers left and right, leaving their rotting corpses to pile in the alleys of Los Angeles? Then Gatekrashör is the wizard you seek. The speedy riffs, booze-soaked vocals, and pointless umlaut guarantee a good time. You’re headbanging. FFO: Angel Sword, Night Demon, Flotsam and Jetsam 9/17/16 (W.)


Aephanemer – Memento Mori (Primeval Records) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Unstoppable,” “The Call of the Wild”

With their upcoming second album, the French melodic death metal project Aephanemer is thriving to experiment a little bit with their tried formula. Sweet melodies are now welcoming some harsh singing, remembering the mid-melodeath moments that recall the monochromatic vocals from the Angela Gossow-era of Arch Enemy, or the Dutch band Izegrim. The evolving (and sometimes distracting) synths and keys are still on the road, but the bright riffing is sharper and clearer, compared to their debut Know Thyself. This could probably be more enjoyable than their first album, and I will definitely check it out based on these new elements showed in the two songs displayed. 9/16/16 (Link)


KYPCK – Зеро (Ranka Kustannus) [Doom]

KYPCK is back with their fourth full-length, continuing their Russian-sung, depressed, doomed-out crusade. More groovy and less melodic than is the standard fare for bands of this kind, KYPCK sticks out like a sore thumb – fully intentionally. FFO: Kauan, Sentenced, Solstafir 9/16/16 (Karhu)


Warfather – The Grey Eminence (Greyhaze Records) [Death Metal]

Just in case you weren’t already swamped with a massive backlog of this year’s death metal, here’s a new Warfather album to add to the pile. This is the definition of meat-and-potatoes death metal, but it’s hard to fault it when that meat is a perfect ribeye steak and the potatoes are loaded to bursting. Guitarist/vocalist Steve Tucker (you may have heard of him) continues to write lyrics as heavy as the mighty riffs, but they’re really just icing on an already delicious cake. Er, sauce on a steak. Food metaphor. 9/16/16 (Spear)

Abysmal Growls of Despair – Worst Putrid Tongue (Symbol of Domination) [Funeral Doom]

Aeonless – Aeonless (Symbol of Domination) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Pako (Breakout)”

Airbourne – Breakin’ Outta Hell (Spinefarm Records) [Definitely Not AC/DC]
Listen to “Breakin’ Outta Hell”

Ancient – Back to the Land of the Dead (Soulseller Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Land of the Dead,” “Death Will Die”

Ancillotti – Strike Back (Pure Steel Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Fight”

Anomalistic – Human Decimation (Reality Fade Records) [Toilet Sounds]
No, really, those snare rolls

Arx Atrata – Spiritus in Terra (Independent) [Atmospheric Black Metal]

A|symmetry – Fragility (Independent) [Power Prog]

Athorn – Necropolis (Dr. Music Records) [Melodeath, kinda]
Listen to “Another Day In Hell”

Barishi – Blood from the Lion’s Mouth (Season of Mist) [Post-Death Metal?]

Велиар – Сквозь века (Symbol of Domination/The Ritual) [Symphonic Death Metal]

Beyond Our Galaxy/Erase – Necrology/Easy Riders (split- Alone Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Easy Riders” (Erase)

Brujeria – Pocho Aztlan (Nuclear Blast Records) [Deathgrind]
Listen to “No Aceptan Imitaciones”

Cage of Creation – Into Nowhere (Devoted Art Propaganda) [Progressive Black Metal]
Listen to “IV,” “VI”

Cara Neir/Wildspeaker – Guilt and His Reflection (split- Broken Limbs Recordings) [Post-Black/Grind/Sludge]
Listen to “The View Through This Fog” (CN), “First Taste of Flesh” (Wildspeaker)

Cerebral Fix – Disaster of Reality (Xtreem Music) [Death Thrash]
Listen to “Crucified World,” “Never Say Never Again”

Chariots of the Gods – Ages Unsung (Independent) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Into Oblivion”

Confusion Master – Witch Pollution (WIFAGENA Records) [Doom]

Cult of Fire – Life, Sex and Death (Beyond Eyes) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Death”

Dead End – Reborn from the Ancient Grave (Vic Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Nails of the Martyr”

De Sad – Генератор запрещённых наслаждений (More Hate/Dark Front/Grotesque) [Death/Thrash]

Devenial Verdict – Soulthirst (Independent) [Death Metal]

Drudkh/Grift – Betrayed by the Sun/Hägringar (Season of Mist/Nordvis) [Black Metal]
Stream (Drudkh)
Listen to “Källan” (Grift)

Finsterforst – #YØLØ (Napalm Records) [Folk Metal]
Listen to “Auf Die Zwölf”

Funeral Storm/Celestial Rite – Funeral Rite (split- Iron Bonehead) [Black Metal]

Heaven Shall Burn – Wanderer (Century Media Records) [Metalcore]
Listen to “Downshifter”

Hellgoat – Eden in Flames (Boris Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Inner Sanctum Ablaze”

High Spirits – Motivator (Professor Black) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Take Me Home”

Inanimate Existence – Calling from a Dream (Unique Leader Records) [Progressive/Tech Death]
Listen to “Calling From a Dream,” “Pulse of the Mountain’s Heart”

In Obscurity Revealed – Grim Fumes of Revelation (Blood Harvest Records) [Blackened Death Metal]
Listen to “Varcolaci”

In the Woods… – Pure (Debemur Morti Productions) [Progressive Metal]

Iron Fire – Among the Dead (Crime Records) [Power/Thrash]
Listen to “Tornado of Sickness”

Itnuveth – Enchantments (Base Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Escape”

Johansson & Speckmann – Edge of the Abyss (Soulseller Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Perpetuate the Lie”

Lair – Icons of the Impure (Ledo Takas Records) [lolbuttz]
Listen to “Black Maelstrom”

Lordi – Monstereophonic (Theaterror vs. Demonarchy) (AFM Records) [The Culmination of Human Atrocity]
Video Breakdown

Mammoth – High Friends in Low Places (Independent) [Stoner Metal]
Listen to “Rise River,” “Upon the Gilded Glass”

Mare Cognitum – Luminiferous Aether (I, Voidhanger) [Atmospheric Black Metal]

Mares of Diomedes/Dreich – Mares of Diomedes/Dreich (split- Heavy Earth Records) [Doom/Sludge]
Stream (MoD)
Listen to “Blood Mortar” (Dreich)

Moanaa – Passage (Arachnophobia Records) [Post-Metal]

Morbidly Depraved – Incendiary (Independent) [Death Metal]
Listen to “King of Kings”

Morbosatan – The Last Sacrifice (Blood Harvest Records) [Blackened Death Metal]
Listen to “La Bestia Apocalìptica”

Narnia – Narnia (Independent) [Power Metal]
Listen to “Messengers”

Negative Thought Process – Methylene Butterfly (Hibernacula Records) [Grindcore]
Listen to “Masocutter”

Nukem – The Unholy Trinity (Sleaszy Rider Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “Evelyn’s Awakening”

Obscure Sphinx – Epitaphs (Independent) [Sludge/Post-Metal]
Listen to “Nothing Left”

qip – Ephemeral Substrates (Arachnophobia Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “This place is a tomb”

Re-Armed – The Era of Precarity (Saarni Records) [Death/Thrash]

Reabilitator – Social Programming (Metal Race) [Thrash]

Rednote – Born Days In Continuum Part 1: Unity (Independent) [Nu Metal]

Sauron – Wara! (Witching Hour Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Pergrubia (chwała obrońcom prawiary)”

Schandmaul – Leuchtfeuer (We Love Music) [Folk Metal]

Sea of Bones/Ramlord – Sea of Bones/Ramlord (split- Broken Limbs Recordings) [Sludge/Doom/Black Metal]

Serpent Ascending – Aṇaṅku (I, Voidhanger) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Entrance”

Serpent Crown – Incantations of Vengeance (Independent) [Thrash]

Shokran – Exodus (Independent) [Prog/Djent]

State of Mine – Devil In Disguise (Independent) [Butt Metal]
Listen to “Curtain Call”

Sumerlands – Sumerlands (Relapse Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Seventh Seal,” “The Guardian”

Taiga – Sky (Symbol of Domination/United By Chaos) [DSBM]
Listen to “Небо ещё не погибло”

Temperance – The Earth Embraces Us All (Scarlet Records) [Power Metal]
Listen to “Revolution”

Theropoda – Psychonautic Chaos (Independent) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Ismael”

Thy Catafalque – Meta (Season of Mist) [Progressive Metal]
Listen to “Mezolit,” “Sirály”

Vimur – Exegesis (Boris Records) [Black Metal]

Virvum – Illuminance (Independent) [Progressive/Tech Death]
Listen to “Illuminance,” “Ad Rigorem,” “Tentacles of the Sun”

Witchunter – Back on the Hunt (Blasphemous Art Productions) [Speed Metal]
Listen to “Nightmare”

World Controller – Apocalypse (Blackened Death Records) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Epsilon Minus”

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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  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    “Do you like riffs and wish you were stuck in a time portal that kept you infinitely cycling through the year 1984, when metalheads were noble and slew posers left and right, leaving their rotting corpses to pile in the alleys of Los Angeles?”

    Yes. Yes I do.

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      That track is fucking rad.

    • Riffs are for losers. Melodic deedly-doos and one note chugging is where it’s at.

    • TrickleDownOvTacoKvltRiff

      “Cycling through the year 1984, when metalheads were noble and slew posers left and right,”

      1984-My senior year in HS. I was slaying all kinds of shit back then, including my future. Hahaha, now your stuck with me.

      • Señor Jefe El Rosa

        I wouldn’t mind hanging with you at all!

        • TrickleDownOvTacoKvltRiff

          Sounds good to me brother!

      • W.

        I wouldn’t have it any other way.

        • TrickleDownOvTacoKvltRiff

          Thanks W! For realz!

  • Joaquin Stick

    Obscure Sphinx’s previous album was pretty enjoyable, but the only track they have up now is kinda dull. The “heavy” part in the song is just a slo-mo Meshuggah riff.

  • Spear

    I’m going to ram that Virvum album into my ears so hard this weekend.

    • Ooh bby

    • Deeds of Flesh had a concept album with lyrics about this Virvum. Mist be #onecoolelement

      • With a sample from The Thing about 3 minutes in, to boot.

        • Gurp’s heard of this band before, hehe. This CD was a blind buy for me YEARS ago (before metal intarwebz were cool). Wonder if it holds up……

        • Tampaxon, Flusher Of Gods

          Never heard of these guys before, but me likey!

    • Waynecro

      I’m going to blast that album so hard when my new speakers get here.

  • Howard Dean

    For those interested: the Moharebeh debut album “We Are At War!!!” was released on Sunday by Doomsday Elite/Behold Barbarity. CDs available at the Behold Barbarity webstore. Preview tracks available on YouTube.

    • Let me know how it was you get it man (I’m sure it will be good). That $5 shipping cost is so dumb though. $17 for a CD ain’t gonna happen any time soon unfortunitly for me.

      • Howard Dean

        Will do. I think he said the CDs will be shipping by the end of September, so it might be awhile before I get it in the mail. And yeah, it’s prohibitively expensive to order a single CD now, which is too bad. Better to loop in a few to make it worth it.

        • Yup, I’m sure he’ll get something else in soon that’ll I’ll want.

  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    I had no clue Airbourne had an album coming out. Might have to listen.

  • New Hellgoat. Nice.

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      Fuck, forgot about them. Too many bands, blah, blah, blah…………..death.

      • Always BRO! I have a 7″ of theirs. Still haven’t listened to their full-length album yet. Too much as you stated.

    • Ayreonaut


  • Might have to give that Warfather record a spin for good ol’ Steve Tucker. And the new Cult of Fire and Shokran.

  • I wonder if Airbourne has any new drum tricks up their sleeves this time around.
    Probably not…but who would want that?!?!

    • Señor Jefe El Rosa


    • Tampaxon, Flusher Of Gods

      Much like their beloved AC/DC post Back In Black, they’re gonna offer up absolutely nothing new or innovative.

  • I want to check that Drudkh/Grift split. Grift is a good, but I’m still in debt with them because I haven’t listened their 2015 debut.

    Opinions and thoughts on new Brujería and Cult of Fire?

    • Maik Beninton™

      Brujeria no gusta imitadores.

    • I’m gonna give Brujeria a spin and see if it is the goods. I only heard two songs, one good and one boring. Small sample size, so I need to hear it all.

    • Paddlin’ Rites ov Beargod

      Cult of Fire was more… Alcest-ey than before and I’m not sure I like it.

    • Tampaxon, Flusher Of Gods

      Brujeria’s always been hilariously bad, IMHO. New songs definitely aren’t changing that opinion.

  • Maik Beninton™

    Go pillage and kill cause yolo.

    • I liked their previous album, but this is something I don’t understand.

  • Abradolf Lincler

    Roman Saenko has been unstoppable lately

  • Rob M

    Oh, Blood Harvest…you can do no wrong…both that In Obscurity Revealed and Morbosatan were pretty fucking destructive

  • Maik Beninton™

    KYPCK and Aephanemer are doing for me.

    • Haha, love the new avatar

      • Maik Beninton™

        A gem that I found a few weeks ago.

  • 365ChaosRiddenDays

    The Norwegian black metallers in Tortorum are back with a new song “Night Of The Witch” and you can stream the song at Decibel and the finnish Death Metal band in Krypts has a new song from their new album (10/28/2016) here:

    Mare Cognitum’s new album sounds great by the way!

  • PostBlackenedWhaleGaze

    Hmm, a band named Sauron, wonder if they play black metal…

    Yep, they do.

  • The Satan Ov Hell

    KYPCK sounds like a gulag in all the best ways.

  • Waynecro

    Aephanemer, Warfather, Inanimate Existence, Negative Thought Process, Thy Catafalque, and Virvum sound pretty excellent.

  • Owlswald

    That new In the Woods… sounds like it will be REAL good.

    • I am so disappoint. Does not sound like Strange in Stereo? Does not compute.

  • CT-12

    Haven’t been really able to get into much music lately, but this Cage of Creation is definitely doing something for me. Weird, chilled out black metal stuffz.

  • Tampaxon, Flusher Of Gods

    Wow, haven’t heard Iron Fire in fuck knows how long! I thought they broke up a long time ago, but definitely checking this bad boy out.