This Toilet Tuesday (9/27/16)


Welcome once again to This Toilet Tuesday! You all know the drill; there’s new music and lots of it, and we’re here to help you find the stuff that doesn’t suck. There’s a surprising amount of good material out this week, though, so W. and I have taken the liberty of selecting a few that might have flown under your radar otherwise. Take a listen to these jams and hit that list below.


Deathcult – Beasts of Faith (Invictus Productions) [Death Metal]

Look, I know all of you are just frothing at the loins for new material from a certain death metal band whose name rhymes with Snack Mix (work with me), but if you need a break from your legendary death metal meal, might I suggest the wholly deranged offering from Switzerland’s Deathcult. This is old style death metal, with grungy riffs, crusty solos, and raspy barks, but this beast has a bit of mange. There’s just something off about this record, as if the people making it just aren’t quite right in the head, and that comes out when the rhythms and riffs get a bit seasick and start vomiting all over the standard OSDM song structure. It’s rad. Give it a spin. Then go back to Snack Mix. FFO: Possessed, Necrovore, Pestilence 9/26/16 (W.)


Impure Ziggurat – Serenades of Astral Malevolence (Magister Dixit) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Summoning Oort’s semen (Crawling into the serpents’ nest)”

Despite what a track name like “Summoning Oort’s semen (Crawling into the serpents’ nest)” would have you believe, this isn’t utterly filthy war metal or grimy, cavernous death metal. No, Impure Ziggurat play an oddly tight brand of blackened death with sewage-gargling growls bashing up against riotous, even victorious tremolo riffs while precision blasts batter and blister. I was expecting to get buried in 10 feet of excrement while jamming this, but instead I got my block knocked clean off with one devastating hammer blow. FFO: Svart Crown, Necroblood, Axis of Advance 9/30/16 (W.)


Doomed – Anna (Solitude Productions) [Death/Doom]

I like to think I’ve got a stomach for the disturbing, but the newest from Doomed makes me want to crawl under the covers and hide. Anna is very off-putting, coupling dense doom metal with a variety of creepy soundscapes. It builds its chilling atmosphere with a twisted sense of beauty, emotive leads and the occasionally sung line slithering over the tense, choking undercurrents. Give this a listen if you don’t feel like sleeping tonight. 9/26/16 (Spear)

Abigorum/Cryostasium – Unholy Ghost Liturgy (collaboration- Satanath Records) [Electronic/Black Metal]
Listen to “Last Galaxy”

The Agonist – Five (Napalm Records) [Metalcore]
Listen to “The Chain”

Akris – Your Mantis (DGRecords) [Stoner Doom]
Listen to “Brown”

Alcest – Kodama (Prophecy Productions) [Post-Metal]
Listen to “Oiseaux de Proie”

Algos – Amongst Monoliths (Independent) [Melodeath/Doom]
Listen to “Blessed With Weakness,” “I Am Sin”

Altar of Oblivion – Barren Grounds (Shadow Kingdom Records) [Doom/Heavy Metal]

Antalgia – Twisted Dreams of Dark Commander (M & O Records) [Symphonic Metal]

Ars Veneficium – The Reign of the Infernal King (Immortal Frost Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Fallen to the Realm”

As Night Falls – Embrace the Journey (Independent) [Power Metal]

Asphyx – Incoming Death (Century Media Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Incoming Death,” “Forerunners of the Apocalypse”

Badmotorfinger – Heroes (logic(il)logic Records) [Heavy Metal]
Italian Chad Kroeger?

Balance Interruption – Door 218 (Satanath Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Suicidealer”

Battle Dagorath – I – Dark Dragons of the Cosmos (Avantgarde Music) [Ambient Black Metal]

Black Capricorn/Weed Priest – Black Capricorn/Weed Priest (split- Dark Hedonistic Union Records) [Stoner Doom]

The Black Swamp – I Am (Indepenent) [Southern/Sludge]
Listen to “Purge”

Brain Damaged – Nación infecta (Symbol of Domination) [Thrash]

Burn Down Eden – Ruins of Oblivion (7hard Records) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Pandemonic Overture”

Clouds Taste Satanic – Dawn of the Satanic Age (Independent) [Instrumental Doom]
Listen to “Enthroned,” “We Die We Live”

Cryfemal – D6s6nti6rro (Osmose Productions) [Black Metal]

DunSun – Exalted Breaths of Ritualistic Ceremonies (Independent) [Black Metal]

Dysylumn – Chaos Primordial (Egregor Records) [Blackened Death Metal]

Earthen Ritual – Earth Verses (Independent) [Doom]

Eastern Front – Empire (Cacaphonous Records) [Black Metal]

Eilera – Face Your Demons (Echozone) [Symphonic Rock]
Listen to “Your Way”

Epica – The Holographic Principle (Nuclear Blast Records) [Symphonic Metal]
Listen to “Universal Death Squad,” “Edge of the Blade”

Eternal Champion – The Armor of Ire (No Remorse Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “The Armore of Ire,” “I Am The Hammer”

Eufori – Humörsvängningar (Black Lion Records) [DSBM]
Listen to “Humörsvängningar”

Evenmore – Last Ride (Independent) [Power/Folk Metal]
Listen to “The Ride Begins”

Evil Invaders – In for the Kill (Napalm Records) [Speed Metal]
Listen to “Raising Hell”

Excuse – Goddess Injustice (Shadow Kingdom/Hells Headbangers) [Thrash]
Listen to “Obsessed… With The Collapse Of Civilization”

Freya – Grim (Fast Break! Records) [Metalcore]

From the Vastland – Chamrosh (Immortal Frost Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Chamrosh,” “I & My Serpents”

Goatflesh – Pilgrimage to Icon of Sin (Independent) [Black Metal]

Grand Massive – III (Metalville Records) [Stoner Metal]
Listen to “Deliver Me”

Helroth – I, Pagan (Art of the Night Productions) [Folk Metal]
Listen to “Wiedźma”

Holy Serpent – Temples (Riding Easy Records) [Stoner Doom]
Listen to “Purification By Fire,” “Toward The Sands”

Howling in the Fog – Evolve (Independent) [Prog Metal]
Listen to “Sunburst”

Humiliation – Honourable Discharge (Brutal Art Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “A Single Ship Action”

Infatuation of Death – Code of Impiety (Defense Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Unblessed”

KZOHH – Trilogy: Burn Out the Remains (Ashen Dominion) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Panoukla DXLII”

Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard – Y Proffwyd Dwyll (New Heavy Sounds) [Stoner Doom]
Listen to “Y Proffwyd Dwyll”

Mantra – Laniakea (Finisterian Dead End) [Progressive Metal]
Listen to “Pareidolia”

Motor Mammoth – Eye of the Mammoth (Independent) [Stoner Metal]

Nangilima – Shards of Loss (Xtreem Music) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Shards of Loss”

Negură Bunget – Zi (Prophecy Productions) [Progressive/Folk Metal]
Listen to “Tul-ni-ca-rind”

Nocrul – Khorne (Independent) [Black Metal]

Noctem – Haeresis (Prosthetic Records) [Black Metal]

Not Above Evil – Always Darkest Before (Independent) [Melodeath]

Nuclear Aggressor – Slow Dismemberment (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]

Oathbreaker – Rheia (Deathwish, Inc.) [Black Metal/Hardcore]

Odal – Geistes Unruh (Eisenwald Tonschmiede) [Black Metal]

Opeth – Sorceress (Moderbolaget/Nuclear Blast) [Prog Rock]
Listen to “Sorceress,” “Will O The Wisp,” “The Wilde Flowers”

Orion Child – Into the Deepest Bane of Hope (Independent) [Power Metal]

Pestkraft – Pest (Base Records) [Black Metal]

Rosebad – Grietas del tiempo (Rock-CD Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “El Último Tren”

Sadistic – Surrounded by Evil (Hereje Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Surrounded by Evil”

Seax – Speed Metal Mania (Independent) [Speed Metal]
Listen to “Forged by Metal”

Seremonia – Pahuuden äänet (Svart Records) [Doom]
Listen to “Kuoleman planeetta”

Simulacro – Echi dall’abisso (Third I Rex) [Black Metal]

Skálmöld – Vögguvísur Yggdrasils (Napalm Records) [Folk Metal]

Skiltron – Legacy of Blood (TrollZorn Records) [Folk Metal]
Listen to “Highland Blood,” “The Taste of Victory”

Stonehead – Inner Demons (Kick the Flame) [Stoner Metal]

Suicidal Tendencies – World Gone Mad (Suicidal Records) [Crossover/Thrash]
Listen to “Clap Like Ozzy”

Them – Sweet Hollow (Sweet Hollow) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Dead of Night”

Unyielding Love – The Sweat of Augury (Sentient Ruin Productions) [Grindcore]
Listen to “Ardent Shroud,” “Of Human Grease and Ash”

Veilburner – The Obscene Rite (Independent) [Weird Death Metal]
Listen to “Eucharist of the Breathing Abyss”

Vhod – Ouija Board Wormhole (Vhodwerk) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Paroxysm Paradigm”

Winterfylleth – The Dark Hereafter (Spinefarm/Candlelight) [Plants ‘n Stuff]
For real this time

Zombie Hate Brigade – Rotting Recollections (Legion Productions) [Grindcore]

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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  • Elegant Gazing Globe


  • Possessed and Necrovore you say ay? Going to have to check that out. Invictus rarely ever disappoints.

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      What’s his nuts from Bolzer used to be in that band. And need to check them out as well.

      • Rules so far!

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain


          • This is really good. I’m already sold on the first song. And… The second song goes hard too. Absolutely savage material without diluting the riffs.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Yeah, me too. Just starting the second track now. I really don’t hear any Possessed or Necrovore thus far, though. But it still rips.

          • I can hear some Possessed, but not Necrovore at all really. I actually hear a lot of Repulsion influence to be honest. Just that really abrasive blast-thrash attack. With more Bolzer styled vocals… A bit higher pitched.

          • Good shit Dubz. Thanks!

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Seeing that Death cover annoyed me though. Evil Dead is a great track, but bands need to stop covering it.

          • I didn’t even notice that. Agreed… Great track off of the best Death album IMO. Still need to pick up that reissue.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Yeah, I probably should get it too.

          • W.

            Eh, those are their own words regarding Necrovore, but I think they were referring more to their early material. This full-length, not so much.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain


          • Yeah, I read that on the Bandcamp page. They did that with a couple of their other releases too. Those I can see the comparison. Not so much on this one.

    • RJA

      Did you see this sucker – color vinyl looks pretty sweet.

      • I did see that! Looks really fucking rad. I just wish that mix wasn’t so far up into the red though.

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

          Agreed. I’ll just stick with the demo reissue and split. That mix was fucking garbage.

        • RJA

          It seemed overly heavy on the low end – I could control that a bit when I listened at home with the eq. Hopefully it was mastered for vinyl and not cut from digital files – doubt it though.

  • “Don’t look at me! I don’t have any makeup on!”

  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    There are some serious cringe-inducing band names this week.

    • “Them”

      • Señor Jefe El Rosa

        That one doesn’t bother me as much as Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard

        • Spear

          Clouds Taste Satanic is the worst one for me. Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard sounds a little self-aware. At least, I hope it is.

          • It’s even lamer because “Clouds Taste Metallic” was a Flaming Lips record from the 90s.

          • RJA

            I assumed it was a play on that – it is right?

          • It has to be, right? I don’t think that’s a reference to anything else.

          • Abradolf Lincler

            or clouds actually do taste satanic, not metallic

          • Señor Jefe El Rosa

            Yes that is worse.

    • Joaquin Stick

      Is “Howling in the Fog” technically another “wolf” named band?

    • tigeraid

      Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard spent so much time getting high and thinking up band names that they forgot to write any music.

    • ME GORAK™✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ


      • Señor Jefe El Rosa

        “It’s a name that we took from a book by an author called Wilbur Smith. It was called Opet without the H at the end and it was the city [built by an Egyptian culture that reached Africa two thousand years ago]. It was like a science fiction type of book. The novel is called The Sunbird.”

  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    Seax is pretty jamming Speed Metal!
    Falsetto screams>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

  • Señor Jefe El Rosa

    Everyone needs ETERNAL CHAMPION in their life.

    • tigeraid


      Riffs for daaaaaaays.

  • Deathcult >>>>
    Snack mixes are okay too.

  • Anyone check out the new album from That Band Which Used to Have Alyssa White-Gluz As Their Lead Vocalist? I dunno if I can pause Hawt Dad long enough to sample it

    • EsusMoose

      I might maybe

    • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

      Isn’t that The Agonist? And if it is, why do I know that? Anyway, back to Deathcult.

      • Bro, my brain is full up of dumb information like that.

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

          I really hate my brain. Full of stupid shit.

          • God

            I can remember that Chris Jericho has a terrible band by the name of Fozzy that’s been active since 1999, but I cant remember where my goddamn keys are.

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain


      • KSoFM plz! Alyssa is pretty, that’s how we know who they are. (Well I’ll admit to liking a lot of their stuff when she was the vokillist.)
        And by the way…….which one of our accounts has been hacked? We both like Deathcult? Jajaja, sweet!

        • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

          It was all too soon McNulty. The more that Deathcult album progressed, the more generic it sounded. Just boring riffs. I need more shit like this, personally.

          • Rules!

          • it’s cause I said I liked them, right?!?! I promise I won’t say anything about Obscure Burial.
            But yeah, bands need to inject a little extra something into the riffs to keep the engine running… They could a little shot o’ whiskey in their corn flakes

          • King Shit of Fuck Mountain

            Hahaha, nope, not because of you. The album just seemed to flat-line among all the generic riffs.

    • God

      I did! Liked it quite a bit. Although it was more by the numbers than I was hoping for. The last album was such an upturn musically and lyrically from their previous efforts IMO. So I was hoping it would keep going on that trend. But hey, still good.

  • Ooh, new Negura Bunget and Alcest! AND Winterfylleth! Shit, wish I was in the mood for atmospheric BM right now. Fucking office job.

    • Joaquin Stick

      I’ll be staring at my twitter feed, waiting for someone to post a full Alcest stream for the rest of the week.

  • Scrimm

    Cant wait to get my hands on that Asphyx

    • nbm02ss

      It’s getting reviewed really well. I can’t wait, either.

  • God

    Damn eastern front was disappointing. How more by-the-numbers black metal can you get?

  • tigeraid

    WTF, no main post about Eternal Champion, aka AUTOMATIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR!!?!?!?


    • Whoooo?

      • tigeraid

        Richter pls!

  • Who?

  • Pagliacci is Kvlt

    Plants ‘n Stuff is a tag we need to see more often.

  • Dave Vincent’s Perm

    Fucking osmose out of stock of the Stillbirth Machine reissue

  • Waynecro

    Yo, those Algos songs are pretty dope. Also, UNYIELDING LOVE!!!