DEFLESHED Announces New Album, ‘Grind Over Matter’ For October!
Swedish death metal minions DEFLESHED have announced their upcoming new album, Grind Over Matter! The album is set to be released on October 28th via Metal Blade Records. The band has also released the first single and video for the title track, “Grind Over Matter” which can be viewed below along with all the album details.
From The Press Release
Swedish Death Metallers Defleshed have set October 28th as the release date for their new full-length “Grind Over Matter“! For a first preview of the album, a new video (directed by Magnus Ewald) for the single ‘Grind Over Matter’ can be viewed at: metalblade.com/defleshed – where “Grind Over Matter” can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:
– 180g black vinyl
– ochre brown marbled vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– gold black splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– gold silver splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– blood splatter vinyl (EU exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– clear red brown w/black swirls vinyl (Sound Pollution Sweden exclusive – limited to 300 copies)
– smoky grey w/black swirls vinyl (US exclusive – limited to 700 copies)
Gustaf Jorde comments: “We’re excited to present the first song off our first album in 17 years – “Grind over Matter”! Together with Lawrence Mackrory we’ve worked hard to produce an audial bitch slap for all of us who need one from time to time. Enjoy the madness – fast forward to the front!“
“Grind Over Matter” was tracked at Rorysound Studios, Uppsala, Sweden, with Lawrence Mackrory, with two weeks devoted to drums, another two for guitar and bass and two three-day sessions for vocals. “It was pretty straightforward, the hardest part was to not get carried away by impulsive ideas too much, but stay put to the original plan,” says Jorde.
From the mid-90s to 2005, Sweden’s Defleshed churned out a hot blend of thrash, death metal and grindcore, marking themselves as one of the most vital bands in all three of those genres. Having run out of inspiration and wanting to try other things they called it a day the same year they released their fifth album “Reclaim The Beat“, and ever since fans have hollered for their reunion. In 2021 they got what they were asking for when the band’s core lineup – guitarist Lars Löfven, drummer Matte Modin and bassist/vocalist Gustaf Jorde – got back together. They released the “Fleshless And Wild” single the same year and are now looking forward to releasing “Grind Over Matter” on October 28th!
28/10/22 SE – Uppsala – Katalin / album release show
29/10/22 SE – Karlstad – Nöjesfabriken w/Skitsystem
05/11/22 SE – Linköping – The Crypt
25/11/22 DE – Hirschaid – Braincrusher In Hell Festival
06/12/22 JP – Tokyo – Show Space Odd
07/12/22 JP – Osaka – Socore Factory
08/12/22 JP – Tokyo – Show Space Odd
Gustaf Jorde – vocals/bass
Lars Löfven – guitars
Matte Modin – drums
Defleshed discography (albums only):
Abrah Kadavrah (full-length, 1996)
Under The Blade (full-length, 1997)
Fast Forward (full-length, 1999)
Royal Straight Flesh (full-length, 2002)
Reclaim The Beat (full-length, 2005)
Grind Over Matter (full-length, 2022)
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