Romania's Metalhead TV conducted an interview with vocalist Sean Ingram of the Kansas City, Missouri hadrcore punk/metalcore band COALESCE at this year's Hellfest, which was held on June 19-21, 2009 in Clisson, France. Watch the seven-minute chat below."Ox", the first full-length album in 10 years from COALESCE, sold around 600 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (Note: Internet/digital sales **ARE** included in the SoundScan totals.) The CD landed at position No. 95 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200. "Ox" was released on CD and LP on June 9 in North America and June 15 internationally via Relapse Records. The CD version is housed in a six-panel digipack with an embossed front cover and contains a 24-page booklet with seven distinctive die cuts. The LP comes in a gatefold jacket with embossed front cover and a custom-printed inner sleeve with a unique die cut center. The follow-up to 1999's "0:12 Revolution In Just Listening", "Ox" was recorded with engineer Ed Rose at Blacklodge Studios and was mastered by Mike Fossenkemper at Turtle Tone.
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