Since 2007, Thou has released over 20 records (3 full lengths, 5 EPS, and a considerable amount of split releases) and has toured North America and Europe repeatedly, playing nearly 400 shows. They have made a name for themselves as one of the most prolific and consistent bands in the doom and sludge metal scenes, while retaining the ethics of DIY punk.
On March 25, Thou brings us their fourth full-length album, Heathen, their first full-length since 2010's Summit. This record shows a clear progression from their earlier works, combining the melody and hopefulness of Summit with the heaviness and melancholia of Peasant and Tyrant.
RIYL: Nature, the sensual world, sexual decadence, pain and ecstasy, actively experiencing the present.
released March 25, 2014
Recorded and mixed by James Whitten in New Orleans, LA. Mastered by Adam Tucker at Signaturetone Recording in Minneapolis, MN. In stores & online 3/25/14. CD pre-orders begin 2/6/14.
Thou and Emma Ruth Rundle are not playing opposites, nor even allies on this record. They are constantly swapping roles and spotlights. At times, Rundle leads while Thou backs. At others, Thou is center stage. It's a magnificent, ego-less union. felixwav
believe the hype when it comes to this band. these guys are extremely talented at what they do. one of the best death metal bands out today. the riffs throughout this album are incredibly thought out. buy this album you wont regret it kittyandpooch
This album introduced me to Thou. At first I was disappointed that this was a one-off thing, but over time I warmed up to them. Now, they are probably my #1 favorite metal band of all time! Hedge Earthridge