Shit That Comes Out Today

Sh*t That Comes Out Today: May 6, 2016


Hello MetalSucks reader! Welcome to Sh*t 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 usually stick ‘em in a fancy Spotify playlist too (below) — all for your jammage! Now crank this shit up.


Qrixkuor Three-Devils-Dance-CDQrixkuor
Three Devils Dance (Invictus)
On a playlist with: Suspiral, One Master, Chthonic Cult
Listen Three Devils Dance full stream (here)

In a close win for this week’s least pronounceable band name, Qrixkuor edges Sxuperion (below). To recommend it to friends, we’ll won’t mind having to rely on the written word, and often: Three Devils Dance is three awesome odysseys of chaotic, distant death metal visited continually by what sounds like James Murphy climbing in through (and again expelled from) the recording studio’s window while engulfed in flames. Madness.


Vektor - Terminal ReduxVektor
Terminal Redux (Earache)
On a playlist with: Warbringer, Overkill, Death’s Leprosy
Listen Terminal Redux full stream (here)
Review Max Frank MetalSucks review (here)

It sounds like a back-handed compliment: the most singular band in modern thrash metal. But that’s Vektor, a faster peer of their forebears Voivod and Coroner, an intersection of expertise and innovation in a genre as idiomatically reliable as a hamburger. And like Death and Realm, Vektor guitars play enough notes to entertain a guitar virtuoso. Yeah, you could imagine Petrucci tapping his foot.


No Cure, No Saviour (Prosthetic)
On a playlist with: Hatebreed, early Funeral For A Friend, Terror
Listen No Cure, No Saviour full stream (here)

It’s an old joke about the difference between hardcore and extreme metal: Metal is guys screaming that nothing matters, hardcore is screaming that every little thing matters. That thought extends to deathly corpse paint vs. personal tattoos, transcendence vs. macro-sensitivity, the goal of release vs. the struggle for control. One wants to write your last words, the other authors your diary. But into the former world comes the latter: a metal label landed a gem of modern hardcore. Look for Polar on best-of lists this winter.


Exile Aux Confins Des Tourments (Black Plague)
On a playlist with: Marduk, 1349, Emperor
Listen Exile Aux Confins Des Tourments full stream (here)

When you first listen to Enoid and kinda blinkingly make a face like you have a mouthful of spicy food, you might yield a laugh from your loved ones. For they can’t discern the shades of intensity in black metal; the idea that Enoid is the lightning fast, invasively intense kind might seem like a speck-sized distinction, like the difference between gun shots to the skull with bullets of slightly different size. Enoid is a big, dirty ordnance.


Grave MiasmaGrave Miasma
Endless Pilgrimage (Sepulchral Voice)
On a playlist with: Bolzer, Immolation, Abyssal
Listen Endless Pilgrimage full stream (here)

“… There’s nothing else in metal quite like it. It doesn’t feel like it was conceived and constructed in a laboratory; it doesn’t feel like it was drunkenly recorded on a four-track; and it doesn’t feel like it was produced by laboratory technicians attempting to recreate the effect of a drunken four-track recording. It feels like fucking Blessed Are The Sick as played by by Pink Floyd at Pompeii.” — Michael Nelson, Stereogum


Alaric End Of MirrorsAlaric
End Of Mirrors (Neurot)
On a playlist with: Sam Hain, Paradise Lost, early Killing Joke
Listen End Of Mirrors full stream (here)

Members of Dead And Gone, Pins Of Light, Noothgrush, Hedersleben, and UK Subs make up Alaric, and End Of Mirrors references the darkest brooding ’80s suicidal art goth post-punk. It’s important to know that so you don’t mistake Alaric for a spiritual cousin to the founders of the label that put out their album. More like second cousin.


Cadaveric Fumes Dimensions ObscureOTHER SHIT THAT COMES OUT TODAY

Ashcloud Children Of The Chainsaw (Xtreem) listen
Broken Teeth HC At Peace Amongst Chaos (Nuclear Blast) listen
Cadaveric Fumes Dimensions Obscure EP (Blood Harvest) listen
Cardiac Sangrar Hasta Lograrlo (Tenacity) listen
TheClosedCircle Love, Shine & Die (Inverse) listen
Killing For Company House Of HadesCoffin Dust Gore Ensemble (Unholy Anarchy) listen
Dead Register Fiber (AVR) listen
Degtras Hominidae Resonance (Wood and Stone)
Fear Of Domination Atlas (Inverse) listen
Glorior Belli Sundown (The Flock That Welcomes) (Agonia) listen listen
Hatespirit Blood & Poetry (Altare) listen
The Hypothesis Origin (Inverse) listen
Messa BelfryInferior The Red Beast (Big Balls) listen
Khanus Rites Of Fire (I, Voidhanger) listen
Killing For Company House Of Hades (Via Nocturna) listen
Kratos Arlechino (Inverse) listen
The Levitation Hex Cohesion (High Roller) listen
Lucifericon Brimstone Altar EP (Blood Harvest) listen
Marauder Bullethead (Pitch Black) listen
Musket Hawk DesolateMerciless Death Taken Beyond reissue (High Roller) listen
Messa Belfry (Aural) listen
Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock On A Mission: Live In Madrid DVD/CD (MVD) watch
Musket Hawk Desolate (Unholy Anarchy) listen
Mystic Prophecy War Brigade (Massacre) listen
Near Own Sun (De Tenebrarum Principio) listen
Ordem Satanica Ventos De OdioNocturnal Hollow Deathless And Fleshless (Underground Movement) listen
Okkultokrati Night Jerks reissue (Southern Lord) listen
Okkultokrati Snake Reigns reissue (Southern Lord) listen
Ordem Satanica Ventos De Odio (Altare) listen
Pensevor Klothod (Hibernacula) listen
Power From Hell Sadismo reissue (Hells Headbangers) listen
Prisoner Of War Rot EP (Iron Bonehead) listen
Sxuperion Cosmic VoidRebaelliun The Hell’s Decrees (Hammerheart) listen
Rhin Passenger (Grimoire) listen
Shotgun Live: Down Decadencia Drive (Cargo) listen
Sinnery A Feast Of Fools (Pitch Black) listen
Slaughter To Prevail Chapters Of Misery EP (Sumerian) listen
So Hideous Laurestine (Orchestral Version) (Prosthetic)
Sxuperion Cosmic Void (Bloody Mountain) listen
Victor LoveTendagruta Ensalmo Do Sargaco (Dissociated) listen
Vandallus On The High Side (High Roller) listen
Vesuvius My Place Of Solace And Rest (Tragic Hero) listen
Victor Love Technomancy (Metropolis) listen
Wicked Maraya Lifetime In Hell (1991) (Massacre) listen

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