Temporal (Isis album)

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Temporal
Compilation album by Isis
Released November 6, 2012
Recorded 1999-2011
Genre Post-metal, progressive metal, sludge metal, doom metal
Length 111:49
Label Ipecac (2×CD, DVD), (3×Vinyl LP, DVD)
(IPC-140)

Daymare Recordings (CD)
Isis chronology
Melvins / Isis
(2010)
Temporal
(2012)

Temporal is a compilation album by American post-metal band Isis, containing various demo recordings, unreleased tracks and remixes from throughout the band's history. It was released on November 6, 2012, by Ipecac.[1] The compilation includes demos and alternate versions of songs from Oceanic, Panopticon and Wavering Radiant. It also features songs originally from Sawblade EP and Melvins / Isis. The compilation also includes a DVD of all the band's music videos. This is their second release since their dissolution in 2010.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork 6.7/10[3]
Revolver 3.5/5[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No. Title Length
1. "Threshold of Transformation (demo)"   9:38
2. "Ghost Key (alternate demo version)"   8:34
3. "Wills Dissolve (alternate demo version)"   6:56
4. "Carry (demo)"   6:30
5. "False Light (demo)"   7:44
6. "Grey Divide (demo)"   16:34
Disc two
No. Title Length
1. "Streetcleaner" (Godflesh cover from Sawblade EP, 1999) 5:42
2. "Hand of Doom" (Black Sabbath cover from Sawblade EP, 1999) 8:36
3. "Not In Rivers, But In Drops (Melvins / Lustmord remix)" (from "Holy Tears" single, 2008) 5:30
4. "Holy Tears (Thomas Dimuzio remix)" (from "Not In Rivers, But In Drops" single, 2008) 12:14
5. "Temporal"   2:03
6. "Way Through Woven Branches" (from Melvins / Isis split, 2010) 6:24
7. "Pliable Foe" (from Melvins / Isis split, 2010) 7:43
8. "20 Minutes / 40 Years (acoustic version)"   7:40
Downloadable bonus tracks / Disc three (Daymare Release)
No. Title Length
1. "From Sinking (demo)"   8:32
2. "Syndic Calls (demo)"   9:28
3. "In Fiction (demo)"   8:29
4. "20 Minutes / 40 Years (demo)"   6:53
5. "Hall of the Dead (demo)"   6:44
DVD
No. Title Length
1. "In Fiction"   5:34
2. "Not In Rivers, But In Drops"   7:49
3. "Holy Tears"   7:07
4. "20 Minutes / 40 Years"   7:31
5. "Pliable Foe"   7:47

Personnel[edit]

Band members