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Sh*t That Comes Out Today: July 24, 2015

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Lamb of God Sturm Und Drang

Hello MetalSucks reader! Welcome to the new Shit That Comes Out Today  “today” being Friday as of three weeks ago — your satanic bible of this week’s heavy new releases. We list ‘em, we spotlight ‘em, we link you to their preview jams and full streams — and we stick ‘em in a fancy Spotify playlist too (below) — all for your jammage! Now crank this shit up!

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One Master Reclusive BlasphemyOne Master
Reclusive Blasphemy (Eternal Death)
On a playlist with: Wovoka, Ulcerate, Akhlys
Listen “A Cursed And Dismal Mind” (hereReclusive Blasphemy full stream (here)

If you one-o’-them folk who thinks black metal has gotten too “polished”, then dig into Reclusive Blasphemy. Pretty much, it’s raw as fuck. From the schizophrenic song structuring to the hellish moaning to the song titles and cover art, this is a comprehensively sinister album. Also, there’s just that right touch of Norwegian sensitivity to set it apart from its harder ‘murican counterparts!

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hope droneHope Drone
Cloak Of Ash (Relapse)
On a playlist with: Wolves In The Throne Room, Nevoa, Vattnet Viskar
Listen Cloak Of Ash full stream (here)

On the softer/post side of black metal lands Hope Drone. Actually, Cloak Of Ash is their debut and it is undeniably strong for a first go. A lot of the fluffy pretensions you get with Deafheaven-style bands are absent here (not to say they sound too similar). This is refreshing because Cloak still has some welcomed softness and hipster malleability, making it rockable even if you’re not exactly “in that mood.”

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Atheist-Unquestionable-Presence-43190-1Atheist
Unquestionable Presence CD/DVD reissue (Season Of Mist)
On a playlist with: Death, Pestilence, Coroner
Listen Unquestionable Presence reissue full stream (here)

Reissues are not the focus of Shit That Comes Out Today, but this is an exception: Atheist reissue! It’s amazing to think that back in 1991 (in Florida no less) that there was a group of dudes shredding this hard and this progressively in a straight-up metal framework. Even 24 years later it feels like forward-thinking. That is no small achievement!

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lifetime shitlistLifetime Shitlist
Pneumaticon (Grimoire)
On a playlist with: Municipal Waste, Poison Idea, Nuclear Assault
Listen Pneumaticon full stream (here)

You’d expect a band named Lifetime Shitlist to be pretty pissed off. So yeah, you’re on their shitlist alright — there’s more assaulting crustpunk/thrash on Pneumaticon than most bands in those respective genres can muster in a career. Also the vocals are a real hook for this style of music: deep, pained, unrelenting gurgles. #giggles

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kronosKronos
Arisen New Era (Unique Leader)
On a playlist with: Beneath The Massacre, Fleshgod Apocalypse, Hour Of Penance
Listen Arisen New Era full stream (here)

Treading the fine line between good technical death metal and genericore, Kronos actually does a good job at bitch-slapping its playlist buddies. While other TDM bands are excessively hard-edged, Arisen New Era comes forward with Gorod-esque softness and listenability. Instead of crunching your brain into submission, Arisen serenades you along a nice, gentle stream through the woods!

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locrianLocrian
Infinite Dissolution (Relapse)
On a playlist with: AUN, Menace Ruine, Jodis
Listen “Dark Shales” (here) “Heavy Water” (here)

I saw Locrian last weekend (stay tuned for a review of that show!). Not to give away too much, the answer to your question of whether you should care about this band is “yes”. They’re more experimental/noise than black metal, but that’s exactly the point — I think they’ve nestled into their own special little corner and are making fine use of it!

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sons of hunsSons Of Huns
While Sleeping Stay Awake (Riding Easy)
On a playlist with: softer Revocation, Electric Citizen, Kadavar
Listen While Sleeping Stay Awake full stream (here)

And after you’re done listening to all the srs bsnss above, dig into Sons Of Huns and have a fucking good time! While Sleeping Stay Awake is a mid-distortion tube amp shredfest with throwback vocals and Revocation-style processions. There’s not much not to like about this album — even its complexity is enchanting despite the simple thrash groundwork it’s built on!

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agusa-2OTHER SHIT THAT COMES OUT TODAY

» Agusa Agusa 2 (Laser’s Edge) listen
Architects Of Chaoz The League Of Shadows (Metalville) listen
Bittered Hubris Aggression (Lost Apparitions) listen
Black Space Riders Refugeeum (Black Space/Cargo) listen
Blasphemic Cruelty Crucible Of The Infernum EP (Hells Headbangers) listen
destruktorBult Traitors (Inverse) listen
The Bunny The Bear A Liar Wrote This (Victory) listen
Conquer Divide Conquer Divide (Artery) listen
Counterparts Tragedy Will Find Us (Pure Noise) listen
Crumbsuckers Basement Tapes (Dead City)
Crumbsuckers Demos (Dead City) listen
Crumbsuckers Live at CBGB: 1984-1985 (Dead City) listen
IndesinenceDarktribe The Modern Age (Scarlet) listen
Death Angel The Bay Calls For Blood live/A Thrashumentary DVD (Nuclear Blast) listen listen
Deathrite Revelation Of Chaos (Prosthetic) listen listen
» Destruktor Opprobrium (Hells Headbangers) listen
Doctor Doom This Seed We Have Sown (Ripple/STB) listen
Fell To Low Low In The Dust (Revelation) listen
ProwlerGoat Torment Sermons To Death (Armor Fati) listen listen
Harmonic Cross It Is Finished (Magic Bullet) listen
» Indesinence III (Profound Lore) listen
Joe Satriani Shockwave Supernova (Sony) listen listen
Lamb Of God VII: Sturm und Drang (Epic) listen listen listen listen read
Meatwound Addio (Magic Bullet) listen
Northlane Node (Rise) listen
sacri-montiObsession Carnival Of Lies reissue (Inner Wound) listen
Orpheus Omega Partum Vita Mortem (Kolony) listen
Profezia Black Misanthropic Elite: Moon Anthem reissue (Moribund) listen
» Prowler From The Shadows (Slaney) listen
Red Line Chemistry Chemical High & A Hand Grenade (Pavement) listen
» Sacri Monti Sacri Monti (Tee Pee) listen
Sadistic Ritual Edge Of The Knife EP (Unspeakable Axe) listen listen
Trapped Within Burning Machinery The Filth ElementThe Sickening Sickness Unfold (Xtreem) listen
Sonick Plague Sonick Plague rerecorded (Pavement) listen
Symphony X Underworld (Nuclear Blast) listen listen read
Tormenter Prophetic Deceiver (Static Tension) listen
» Trapped Within Burning Machinery The Filth Element (Midnite Collective) listen
Urðun Horror & Gore EP (Signal Rex) listen
Yellowtooth Crushed By The Wheels Of Progress (Orchestrated Misery) listen
Yüth Forever Freudian Slip (Prosthetic) listen

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