This is an album that we planned and talked about for over two years. It is a turning point just as every album before it has been, but possibly one of the most pivotal. Heavy music is a constantly evolving target with trends coming and going and each album cycle begins with a different musical landscape; be it a changing industry, different tastes, or new listeners. These are intangibles that you can't possibly write a record around or predict with any certainty, so what we do is visualize where we are as a band at that moment and plan what we want to do & hear.
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