New Orleans sludge-doom metal unit EYEHATEGOD has dropped the third new single from their upcoming album, A History of Nomadic Behavior, which is due out on March 12th on Century Media Records. You can sample the new track, “Built Beneath The Lies” right here along with more details on the band and their new album.
From The Press Release
Eyehategod, whose eagerly-awaited new album, A History of Nomadic Behavior, arrives on March 12 (Century Media Records), have shared a third song from the forthcoming album, releasing “Built Beneath the Lies” this morning (https://Eyehategod.lnk.to/AHistoryofNomadicBehaviorPR).
Eyehategod singer Mike IX Williams said of the track: “‘Built Beneath the Lies’ is another acidic Eyehategod song playing in the background while the back alleys burn with nervous alcoholic tension and people all over cancel their summer plans to stare at the wall…”
“Built Beneath the Lies” is the third preview of the 12-song album, with the New Orleans-based band releasing both the “bulldozing” (Revolver) song “Fake What’s Yours” (https://youtu.be/eQa5o9Q9Z7k) and the prescient “banger” (Stereogum) “High Risk Trigger” (https://youtu.be/YTwZdaNEWIw). Early coverage of the album points to a worthy return for the storied sludge outfit, with The Pit saying A History of Nomadic Behavior “keeps up their incredible legacy” and Exclaim noting the release “offers all of the moody, distorted aggression that we’ve come to expect from the band.”
The album’s arrivalfollows a period that saw the New Orleans based band on the road for three years, preceded by Williams suffering liver failure and a transplant. “We toured our asses off for three years and that’s where A History of Nomadic Behavior basically comes from,” adds Williams before touching on his health challenge: “Death is a part of life, it’s a roll of the dice. Sometimes you take life as it comes, other times you fight to stay alive.” The album was produced by Eyehategod, Sanford Parker (Yob, Voivod) and James Whitten (Thou, High on Fire), with mixing by Whitten. The band recorded at HighTower Recording and Hypercube studios.
Album pre-orders are available now (https://Eyehategod.lnk.to/AHistoryofNomadicBehaviorPR), with the release available in a number of limited-edition iterations.
For the U.S.:
Black vinyl available via Amazon.com
Limited edition glow-in-the-dark vinyl via Century Media U.S. store (250 – SOLD OUT)
Limited edition sea blue vinyl via Century Media U.S. store (250 – ALMOST SOLD OUT)
*NEW* Limited edition blue smoke vinyl via Century Media U.S. store (250 available)
Limited edition evergreen vinyl via retail (500 available)
Limited edition brown swirled vinyl: via Revolver (300 available – Less Than 50 Remain)
*NEW* Limited edition purple smoke vinyl: available via Eyehategod webstore (200 available – Less Than 30 Remain)
Limited edition CD digipak
Outside of the U.S. the following physical formats are available:
Ltd. CD Digipak
Transparent coke bottle green LP+CD & Poster via CM Distro online store (200 – ALMOST SOLD OUT)
Grey LP+CD & Poster Distro via CM Distro Wholesale and online store (ALMOST SOLD OUT)
Transparent magenta LP+CD & Poster via CM Distro Wholesale and online store (300 available)
Lilac LP+CD & Poster via Kings Road Merch (200 available)
Creamy white LP+CD & Poster via EMP and Nuclear Blast (200 available)
Black LP+CD & Poster
New Orleans’ Eyehategod is the snarling, bilious sound of dead-end America. Since 1988, they’ve been a soundtrack for the troubled masses. Pitchfork dubbed them the “quintessential Southern sludge band,” Rolling Stone said they are one of “America’s great live bands,” and Thrasher said they are “true musical pioneers in every sense of the word.” Anyone familiar with Eyehategod’s story knows this is survivor’s music, a sound unto itself where Sabbathian riffs are meted out with a caustic anger that goes beyond punk. That’s been the blueprint since guitarist Jimmy Bower (also of NOLA supergroup, Down) founded the band in 1988 with vocalist Michael IX Williams joining not long after. With a discography including sludge-punk mainstays like In the Name of Suffering (1990), Take as Needed for Pain (1993) Dopesick (1996), Confederacy of Ruined Lives (2000) and 2014’s eponymously-titled LP, released in the US through Housecore Records, Eyehategod laid the cracked foundation for their infamous and influential sound. Gary Mader is the band’s bass player, with Aaron Hill on drums.
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