Some more juicy news to whet your appetite this Friday afternoon…
The Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have revealed the title of their upcoming eighth album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason. Inspired by a Goya painting called,“The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters”, the album will be released on October 7th via Nuclear Blast Records. The album was produced by the band and was engineered by Tue Madsen of Puk Studios in Kaerby, Denmark. For the cover, the band once again enlisted Keerych Luminokaya who created the artwork for Koloss and The Ophidian Trek as well as the new images for each of the 7 albums and 3 EP’s featured in the 25 Years of Musical Deviance box set. Pre-orders are available from all the usual places such as: iTunes, Amazon and the Nuclear Blast store.
Below is the track listing:
2. Born in Dissonance
4. By the Ton
5. Violent Sleep of Reason
6. Ivory Tower
9. Our Rage Won’t Die
10. Into Decay
Northern Irish stoner, doom, heavy metal mash up outfit Zlatanera today release their debut record Legerdemain, and to mark the occasion the band are streaming the album in full at The Sludgelord. You can listen to the full album HERE and the track “Holy Man’s Crook” below:
The Dead Daisies’ excellent new album Make Some Noise, released today August 5th, on Spitfire Music / SPV, way more than lives up to the legendary ‘classic third LP syndrome’ epithet. Packed with killer tunes, (and defiantly no ‘filler’), ‘Make Some Noise’ grabs you by the musical throat from the moment the opening bars crash out of the speakers, never letting go until the very last notes fade away.
Visionary swedish metallers Soilwork have released the second “Inside Death Resonance” video trailer in which singer Björn “Speed” Strid talks about the band’s upcoming special collection of rarities, ‘Death Resonance‘ (out August 19, 2016 via Nuclear Blast).