"Before Thou released their 2014 album Summit (Gambit Big Easy award-winner), they spent the spring of 2008 rushing to complete their second full-length, Peasant, in time for a month-and-a-half trek across the United States. This record would be their last true album to abandon melody for the self-indulgent, Southern-style sludge-riffing that had most of their early fans saying, “I thought you’d be bigger with more tattoos and beards.”Originally released on vinyl by Level Plane Records, this edition—remastered by Adam Tucker (Signature Tone Recording)—is housed in a tip-on style gatefold jacket with 180-gram black vinyl, a twenty-page booklet, and poster. This double-LP also offers the complete version, including the CD-only tracks from the To Carry a Stone EP (released in 2008 by Noxious Noize) as well as bonus tracks from the Malfeasance / Retribution EP (released in 2008 on Feast of Tentacles and Rimbaud) and an unreleased cover of Nirvana’s “Aneurysm.”" (LP)
"The second full-length album from THOU, finally re-mastered and re-issued after 5 years out of print. This reissue has been meticulously reconstructed, with new and expanded artwork, and packaged in a thick gatefold jacket in the same style as all other THOU full-length CDs released by Gilead Media.
Originally released by Autopsy Kitchen records in 2008, this sophomore full-length is a distinct stage in THOU's discography that bridges the creative gap between their debut, Tyrant, and heavily-praised third full-length, Summit. Recorded and mixed in 2007 by Brennan Moss and Michael Talley. Painstakingly re-mastered in 2014 by Adam Tucker." (CD)
Track Listing 01. The Work Ethic Myth 02. An Age Imprisoned 03. Belt Of Fire To Guide Me, Cloak Of Night To Hide Me 04. Burning Black Coals And Dark Memories 05. They Stretch Out Their Hands 06. The Road Of Many Names 07. Their Hooves Carve Craters in the Earth (2xLP only) 08. The Bleeding Genitals Of Every Rapist Hang Bleeding From These Trees (2xLP only) 09. Aneurysm (2xLP only)