Temporal (Isis album)

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Temporal
Isis-Temporal album cover.jpg
Compilation album by
ReleasedNovember 6, 2012
Recorded1999-2010
GenrePost-metal, progressive metal, sludge metal, doom metal
Length111:49
LabelIpecac (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.

The song "Grey Divide", recorded in 2001, was previously unreleased.[2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[3]
Pitchfork6.7/10[4]
Revolver3.5/5[5]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one
No.TitleLength
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.TitleLength
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.TitleLength
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.TitleLength
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