Thou Announces New Album, Shares New Single

New Orleans avant-garde post-metallers Thou have announced a new album, Magus, due out August the 31st on their brand new label Sacred Bones Records. The band prolific band just released a stunning new album on May 1st, The House Primordia, and are promising three EPs worth of music leading up to the album drop. The band have decided to take a different approach and release three EPs ahead of the full-length, each of which the band note “are all a complete sonic departure from Magus and from each other…”. Check out the first new single, ‘The Changeling Prince.’

Magus will be Thou’s first full-length since 2014’s Heathen. In the months leading into the new album, Thou will be releasing three drastically different EPs: The House Primordial on Raw Sugar, Inconsolable on Community Records, and Rhea Sylvia on Deathwish, Inc. Each record will focus on a particular sound-noisy drone, quiet acoustic, and melodic grunge-all of which is incorporated into the new record, subsumed in the band’s more standard doom metal.


Thou – Magus track listing:

1 – Inward

2 – My Brother Caliban

3 – Transcending Dualities

4 – The Changeling Prince

5 – Sovereign Self

6 – Divine Will

7 – In the Kingdom of Meaning

8 – Greater Invocation of Disgust

9 – Elimination Rhetoric

10 – The Law Which Compels

11 – Supremacy

Magus is available on August the 31st on Sacred Bones Records. For more details and pre-order information.

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