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Thou Frontman Bryan Funck On The Summer Of Thou And Magus, The Band’s Towering New Album

There's a lyric on Thou's new album that sums up their 11-plus year existence pretty succinctly: "We are vast unknowable beings without the confines of…
Patrick Lyons | August 27, 2018 - 12:11 pm

2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – March 2014

I spent the second week of March at SXSW, and I spent a pretty good percentage of my SXSW at metal shows. In truth, most…
Michael Nelson | March 31, 2014 - 3:47 pm

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Stream Thou’s New Album Magus

Thou have been keeping themselves busy. The Louisiana doom metal destroyers have released three EPs this summer on three different labels. All those EPs are,…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2018 - 9:20 am

Thou – “The Changeling Prince” Video

Louisiana swamp-metal warlords Thou are getting ready for the main event. Thus far this summer, they've released three EPs -- all on different labels, all…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 9:49 am

Stream Thou Rhea Sylvia EP

Louisiana doom-sludge cult heroes Thou are having a busy summer. The band's had a fairly expansive project going: Three different EPs, on three different labels,…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2018 - 12:40 pm

Thou – “The Lasting Dose” (Crowbar Cover)

Louisiana metal band Thou are having a stuffed 2018. They kicked things off in May with the release of The House Primordial, the first of…
James Rettig | July 25, 2018 - 1:31 pm

Thou – “The Changeling Prince”

The Louisiana blackened-sludge doom-droners Thou are flooding the market in 2018, making their already-labyrinthine canon harder to follow than the motherfucking Marvel Universe. They opened…
Michael Nelson | May 31, 2018 - 10:53 am

Stream Thou’s Surprise Album The House Primordial

The Louisiana sludge metal band Thou broke through in a big way with the monumentally heavy, gut-clenching 2014 album Heathen, a massive and cinematic burst…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2018 - 9:20 am

Thou And Thrill Jockey Release Many Waters: Baton Rouge Flood Relief 2017

A lot of organizations are in desperate need of money right now, and we've seen countless artists and labels come together to raise funds. Today,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 30, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Hear Beach Slang, Thou, Rob Crow, & More Cover Nirvana On New Bleach Tribute

Every year for the past couple of years, Richmond punk/metal label Robot Empire have put out Nirvana tribute albums for Record Store Day. The project…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 6:54 pm

Thou – “Eyehatethou”

Last year, New Orleans sludge-doom monsters Thou released the ferocious, blackhearted album Heathen, and every metalhead I know considers it one of the best albums…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 10:49 am

Adult Swim Announces 2015 Singles Series With Danny Brown, Chromatics, Run The Jewels, FlyLo, Sia x SOPHIE, & More

Adult Swim's annual singles series is back for the sixth time starting next week, and as usual the Cartoon Network offshoot has rounded up an…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2015 - 12:01 pm

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year's RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

The Body & Thou – “Terrible Lie” (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

The avant-garde sludge bands Thou and the Body both released excellent albums of their own in 2014 -- Heathen and I Shall Die Here, respectively…
Michael Nelson | January 7, 2015 - 11:42 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – March 2014

I spent the second week of March at SXSW, and I spent a pretty good percentage of my SXSW at metal shows. In truth, most…
Michael Nelson | March 31, 2014 - 3:47 pm
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