Shit That Comes Out Today

Sh*t That Comes Out Today: November 13, 2015

  • David Lee Rothmund

Intronaut - The Last Direction of Things

Hello MetalSucks reader! Welcome to the new Shit That Comes Out Today, 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!


Heavy EyesThe Heavy Eyes
He Dreams Of Lions (Kozmik Artifactz)
On a playlist with: Mountain, High Rise, Led Zeppelin
Listen “Saint” “Z-Bo” and “Somniloquy” (here)

Some of y’all need to lay back and chill — literally — the fuck out. I guess we’re partially at fault: promoting and talking about and shitting upon angry, fast, violent music of all types all day! Yeah! Okay, so time for some metallic rock with upbeat swings and late-night-at-the-bar sensibilities. Nothing special, nothing noteworthy, just a chance to lounge!


The Hierarch (Season Of Mist)
On a playlist with: the blackened Arch Enemy
Listen The Hierarch full stream (here)

Known for its interesting portfolio, Season Of Mist drops another one on us: The Hierarch. And… it’s okay. Well, actually it’s pretty good, and definitely interesting, but one of those oh-too-smooth dealios, like it was coated in Astroglide and bits of Ray Charles — glossing right over you on first listen! This is one of those “starter black metal” albums which actually has a lot going for it!


Shadow Realms (Century Media)
On a playlist with: Cattle Decapitation + Cannibal Corpse
Listen “Ruination” (here)

Super-polished, overproduced death metal is common these days. Every 13 minutes or so, a new death metal band emerges with the same riffs, same vocals, and same song constructions. Sometimes we like them (if we’re in the mood for death metal at that very moment), and sometimes we don’t. So it becomes hard to tell — the genre gets saturated — and opinions get flimsy! So, what about Firespawn?


All Is Left To See (Temple Of Tortuous)
On a playlist with: Blackwaves, Vygr, Celestine
Listen All Is Left To See full stream (here)

Experimental. Swedish. Post. Okay, before you bust out the tissues, mags, and baby oil (??), take a full listen. It’s probably worth it. The album ranges from post-math kind of stuff to huge bursts of hard black metal. The technicality and obstructed-flow style may turn some listeners off, but if that starts to happen to you, remember to open your damn mind for once!


Sorni Nai (Blood)
On a playlist with: viking dreams, metal funeral, campfires with grandpa
Listen Sorni Nai full stream (here)

Masters of chamber funeral doom metal Kauan have squeezed out another one! “Will this put me to sleep?” Yes, most likely. “Is this, like, really moody with a bunch of piano bits and slow beats?” Yes, definitely. If you’re into this “quiet” doom type of jam, check out 2013 release Pirut, which is fantastic. Also, that singing in Finnish sounds great (note: I don’t speak Finnish).


Providentia (Pulverised)
On a playlist with: Earth And Pillars, Mare Cognitum
Listen Providentia full stream (here)

Right off the bat: this album is pretty much unlistenable, and for two reasons. Reason one: it is so hilariously goddamn intense that you need mental breaks between the tracks, which are huge. Reason two: it is so fantastic that you can’t bear to waste all the excitement in one sitting. Providentia should appear on 2015 top-whatever lists of fans of this flavor of black metal: postmodern, hyper-expressive, and eerily futuristic. If you haven’t heard of Awe before (I hadn’t), check out their song on this split EP from last year.



Austral / Cold The Exalted Shadows Of Death Are Dancing split (Tyrannus) listen listen
Autopsy After The Cutting box (Peaceville) listen
The Body & Krieg The Body & Krieg (At A Loss) listen
Brick By Brick This World, My Enemy (Eulogy) listen
DevilleCarved Up Matador (Crowquill) listen
Chaos Mortality Makes The Humanity (Inverse) listen
Chron Goblin Backwater (Ripple) listen listen listen
Cochise The Sun Also Rises For Unicorns (Metal Mind) listen
Corrosive Carcass Forsaken Lands (Xtreem) listen
Deville Make It Belong To Us (Fuzzorama) listen
Dimesland Psychogenic Atrophy (Crucial Blast) listen
DimeslandDragged Into SunlightGnaw Their Tongues N.V. (Prosthetic) listen
Flying Colors Live At The Z7 DVD/CD (Mascot) watch watch
Girlschool Guilty As Sin (UDR) listen
Grave Pleasures Dreamcrash CD (Metal Blade) listen
Intronaut The Direction Of Last Things (Century Media) listen listen review
Insanity Visions Of Apocalypse (Unspeakable Axe/Dark Descent) listen listen
Mirror Mirror (Metal Blade) listen
InsanityMortal Scepter As Time Sharpens The Sentence EP (Unspeakable Axe) listen
Otargos Xeno Kaos (Kaotoxin) listen
Our Souls Evolve Self: Consciousness (Famined) listen listen
Revenge Behold.Total.Rejection (Season Of Mist) listen
Revocation Empire Of The Obscene reissue (Metal Blade) listen
Revolted Masses Age Of Descent (Inverse) listen
Sacrilege Behind The Realms Of Madness reissue (Relapse) listen
Tombstalker Black CrusadesSaint Diablo Devil Horns And Halos (Eclipse) listen listen
Stella Lost Everything Old Is New Again EP (Pavement) listen
Strawberry Girls American Graffiti (Tragic Hero) listen
Swallow The Sun Songs From The North I, II & III (Century Media) listen listen
Tombstalker Black Crusades (Shadow Kingdom) listen
Various Artists Morbid Tales: A Tribute To Celtic Frost (Corpse Flower) listen
Vhod Dreamcleaver (Inverse) listen listen
Void Of Sleep New World Order (Aural) listen listen
Wrekmeister Harmonies Night Of Your Ascension (Thrill Jockey) listen

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