Track List

Inward

My Brother Caliban

Transcending Dualities

The Changeling Prince

Sovereign Self

Divine Will

In the Kingdom of Meaning

Greater Invocation of Disgust

Elimination Rhetoric

The Law Which Compels

Supremacy

Thou - Magus (2xLP - Limited Magenta Vinyl)
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Record Label: Sacred Bones Records

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Magus is 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 LP, subsumed in the band’s more standard doom metal.

While sonically, Magus may be a continuation of Heathen, thematically it stands as a stark rebuttal, a journey beyond the principles of pleasure and pain. It is more the culmination of these distinct EPs, which all orbit some internal black hole. FFO alienation, absurdity, boredom, futility, decay, the tyranny of history, the vulgarities of change, awareness as agony, reason as disease.