This Toilet Tuesday (5/23/17)


Welcome once more to This Toilet Tuesday! Now that we’ve all listened to all the music released up to this point, we’re ready for another hundred new albums that we all definitely have time for. Lacertilian, Pagliacci is Kvlt, BertBanana, and DumpsterLung have all picked fairly unique albums this week, and are all worth a listen in their own right. Check those out, then listen to everything on the list below.

Desekryptor – Chasm Of Rot (Blood Harvest Records) (Death Metal)

Listen to “Chasm Of Rot”

Sure, Suffering Hour comes out this week and many of you will be champing at the bit to finally get your hands on it and hear it in full. And rightly so, In Passing Ascension is going to blow you away. However, we’ve already covered it fairly extensively here so I want to remind you all that Blood Harvest have another release out this week, and surprise surprise…it rips! Desekryptor’s Chasm Of Rot is frenetic death metal so jammed to the hilt with aural offal you’ll be stained from head to toe for weeks to come. Which in death metal terms means it’s fucking great! The riffs come in relentless waves of either sinister tritone-laced tremolo runs or pulverising percussive punishment. If you’re a fan of bands such as Triumvir Foul, Tomb Mold, Vacivus, or you’re just savvy enough to realise by now that Blood Harvest never disappoint, then do yourself a favour and give Chasm Of Rot a try. 5/26/17 (Lacertilian)

Below the Sun – Alien World (Temple of Torturous) [Post-Metal/Doom]
Listen to “In Memories”

A few things on the Bandcamp page caught my eye right away when checking this track out: the album is a concept album based on the novel Solaris by Stanislaw Lem, the music explores pelagic themes (always a plus for me), and that it was written and recorded in Siberia. If you’re going to write a post-metal/doom album, where better than Siberia? The track available for streaming is the album’s closer “In Memories,” and right out of the gate it has the heft and weight of the ocean in the rhythm, but also ephemeral melodies that come and go like fleeting whitecaps. The vocals are (mostly) clean and haunting and seemingly float upon the sea of music. It’s a great track to listen to if you want to set your mind adrift. 5/26/17 (Pagliacci is Kvlt)

Funeral Art – Demo (Clandestine Records) [lolbuttz]

While we can agree to disagree about whether this is mind blowingly awesome (it’s not) or strictly for the lulz (it is) that’s not the point. I’m here to tell you all music serves a purpose. On initial listen… I completely wrote this off. I laughed in fact, especially at the dying old lady saying shit on track 3. On the second playthrough, during the 3 minutes of silence in the first track, I sat in my chair and contemplated all the mistakes I made that brought me to this very moment. Then I saw on the side, 6£ for a pro dubbed LE cassette. This is a must buy. This is essential to your collection. There’s going to come a moment in your life, where you’re going to be hosting a date or a party with a bunch of normies and they are going to look at your music collection and say, “Oh you listen to Oranssi Pazuzu too? Yeah, they really rocked it at Coachella this summer,” or “Man, Krallice really hit their stride with Ygg Huur.” Your world is going to spin out of control. Your elitist cred will be questioned. It will be in that moment where you grab this cassette, play it with a shit eating grin on your face and say to them, “This is the future of Black Metal. This is the level I’m at,” and as the wolves cry with the thunder crackling out your speakers, and they walk out the door (and possibly your life) you can say, “I showed them.” You’re goddamn right you did. FFO: Dungeon Synth, Black Metal, Harsh Noise 5/23/17 (BertBanana)

Wędrowcy~Tułacze~Zbiegi – Korpus Czechosłowacki (Independent) [Snazzy Experimental/Black Metal]

As someone possessing neither fluency nor an even remotely functional command of any language other than my native, boring English tongue, I can’t even imagine how one is supposed to pronounce “Wędrowcy~Tułacze~Zbiegi,” and that’s a pretty appropriate metaphor for the way I feel about this release. I’m utterly perplexed, but in the most wonderful way. This band is tagged as experimental, black metal, and post-punk on their Bandcamp page, but nothing really feels adequate in describing their overall sound. The EP begins with a lone, bluesy guitar riff quickly joined by keyboards and vocals that all combine into what I can only imagine it might sound like if Emptiness covered The Doors. What about black metal, though? Well, the third track begins with baritone a capella humming before launching into a bizarrely twangy bit of guitar that feels as if it began its life as a regular, mid-paced black metal riff before unwittingly traveling to a realm of unspeakable cosmic horror, only to return as something else entirely. In short, just get this album with me, then get ready to get weird. FFO: Emptiness, The Vision Bleak, Sisters of Mercy 5/22/17 (DumpsterLung)

After Dusk – The Character of Physical Law (Independent) [Thrash/Heavy Metal]
Listen to “The Character of Physical Law”

Ahvawe – Dirty Motherfückers (Midnight Sorcery Tapes) [Black/Speed Metal]
Listen to “Bar Fight” (somewhat NSFW)

Alestorm – No Grave but the Sea (Napalm Records) [Smooth Jazz]
Listen to “Alestorm”

Ancient Dome – The Void Unending (Punishment 18 Records) [Thrash]
Listen to “IV Logic of Nonsense”

Avatarium – Hurricanes and Halos (Nuclear Blast Records) [Doom]
Listen to “Into the Fire/Into the Storm”

Blackout – The Horse (RidingEasy Records) [Doom]
Listen to “Graves,” “Let ‘Em Ride”

Boartusk/Hiazm – Boartusk/Hiazm (split- Namtaräum Productions) [Drone/Death/Noise]

Burning Witches – Burning Witches (Pledge Music) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Burning Witches”

Carnac – Times Undone (Sliptrick Records) [Progressive Death Metal]
Listen to “Cessation”

Chronomancy – Age of Chivalry (White Crown Music) [Powerish Metal]
Listen to “Percival”

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

Danzig – Black Laden Crown (Nuclear Blast Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Devil on Hwy 9”

Divinity – The Immortalist, Part Three – Conqueror (Independent) [Tech Death]

Dream Evil – Six (Century Media Records) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Dream Evil”

Emyn Muil – Elenion Ancalima (Northern Silence Productions) [Black Metal]

Endless Main – II (Slovak Metal Army) [Power Metal]

Endless Voyage X – Those Whom Time Forgot (Fragile Branch Recordings) [Black Metal]

Figure of Six – Welcome to the Freak Show (Bleeding Nose Records) [Metalcore/Djent]
Listen to “The Mirror’s Cage”

Gathering Darkness – The Heat of a Dying Sun (Necromance Records) [Death Metal]

A Hero for the World – West to East, Pt. I: Frontier Vigilante (Power Edition) (Independent) [Power Metal]
Listen to “A Hero Returns,” “Champion”

Hexhammer – Hexhammer (Filty Rat Records) [Black/Speed Metal]
Listen to “Stampede,” “Midnight Maniacs”

Inner Rotten – Pissed Off Mind (Independent) [Speed Metal/Punk]

In Reverence – The Selected Breed (Non Serviam Records) [Death Metal]

Jordablod – Upon My Cremation Pyre (Iron Bonehead Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Liberator of Eden,” “Chants For The Black One”

Jörmungandr – Cernunnos (Independent) [Black/Thrash]

Khashm – Asmodeus Rising (Iron Bonehead Productions) [Black Metal]
Listen to “The Hidden One”

La Skala de Richter – Facta Non Verba (Art Gates Productions) [Prog Metal]
Listen to “El Monte de Venus”

Legionnaire – Dawn of Genesis (Cruz Del Sur/Gates of Hell) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Black Harbinger”

Lost Dreams – Exhale (Massacre Records) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Finding X”

Narthraal – Screaming from the Grave (Inverse Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Death of the Undying”

Narwhal Tusk – My Absolution (Musica Production) [Symphonic Metal]
Listen to “My Absolution”

Nemesis – Atrocity Unleashed (EBM Records) [Thrash]

Nightpröwler – Unholy Rawness (Midnight Sorcery Tapes) [Black/Speed Metal]
Listen to “Night of the Prowler,” “Midnight Sacrifice”

Nocte Obducta – Totholz (Ein Raunen aus dem Klammwald) (MDD Records) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Trollgott”

Norse – The Divine Light of a New Sun (Transcending Obscurity) [Blackened Death Metal]

Norska – Too Many Winters (Brutal Panda Records) [Sludge]
Listen to “Samhain”

Rapheumets Well – Enders Door (Test Your Metal Records) [Prog Death]
Listen to “The Traveler,” “Enders Door”

Ravage – Return of Spectral Rider (Independent) [Heavy/Power Metal]
Listen to “Turn The Screw”

Ravensire – Tyrant’s Dictum (Witches Brew) [Heavy Metal]
Listen to “Tyrant’s Dictum”

Rienaus – Saatanalle (Kvlt) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Hänen Armostaan”

Rift – Super Killer Fragile (Independent) [Thrash]

Scream 3 Days – Kolera 666 (Punishment 18 Records) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Sweet Dirge”

Sculptures – :. (Independent) [Black Metal]

Smackfactor – Use Once and Destroy (Independent) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Use Once and Destroy”

Soijl – As the Sun Sets on Life (Solitude Productions) [Death/Doom]
Listen to “Death Do Us Part”

Sólstafir – Berdreyminn (Season of Mist) [Post-Metal]
Listen to “Ísafold,” “Bláfjall”

Sorrow Plagues – Homecoming (Independent) [Atmospheric Black Metal]
Listen to “Departure,” “Relinquish”

Soulskinner – Descent to Abaddon (Xtreem Music) [Death Metal]

Soulspell – The Second Big Bang (Inner Wound Recordings) [Power Metal]
Listen to “Dungeons and Dragons”

Suffering Hour – In Passing Ascension (Blood Harvest Records) [Death Metal]

Sunken – Departure (Triton’s Orbit) [Black Metal]
Listen to “Sunken,” “Departure”

The Temple/Acolytes of Moros – Strength for a New Dawn/The Bitter Wind (split- Topillo Records) [Doom]

Throane – Derrière​-​nous, la lumière (Debemur Morti Productions) [Black Metal]

Trinity Site – After the Sun (Independent) [Melodeath]
Listen to “Lost Colony”

Triverse Massacre – Hades (Independent) [Death Metal]
Listen to “Phlegethon”

Tytan – Justice:Served! (High Roller Records) [Heavy Metal]

Warfare – Evo (High Roller Records) [Heavy Metal]

W.I.L.D. – Purgatorius (Overpowered Records) [Death/Thrash]
Listen to “Holy Grail”

Wind Rose – Stonehymn (Inner Wound Recordings) [Folk/Power Metal]
Listen to “The Wolves’ Call”

Wode – Servants of the Countercosmos (Avantgarde Music) [Black Metal]

Wrecker – Wrecker (Independent) [Thrash]

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