Santa Cruz, California tech-death masters DECREPIT BIRTH will utilize the services of ex-ABIGAIL WILLIAMS drummer Samus Paulicelli as a session member during this year's installment of the Summer Slaughter Tour.
Video footage of Paulicelli playing the new DECREPIT BIRTH track "Symbiosis" can be viewed below.
DECREPIT BIRTH's third album, "Polarity", will be released on July 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD artwork was completed by cult artist Dan Seagrave (MORBID ANGEL, ENTOMBED, SUFFOCATION).
Drums for "Polarity" were tracked at Sharkbite Studios (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS) in Oakland with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, SUFFOCATION, IMMOLATION) while the rest of the recordings were overseen by guitarist Matt Sotelo before the entire effort was mixed by Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios.
"Polarity" track listing:
01. (A Departure of the Sun) Ignite the Tesla Coil
05. Solar Impulse
06. Mirroring Dimensions
07. A Brief Odyssey in Time
08. The Quickening of Time
09. Sea of Memories
11. Darkness Embrace
Mail-order-edition bonus track:
12. See Through Dreams (DEATH cover)
DECREPIT BIRTH recently filmed a video for the song "The Resonance" with director Ann Christin "Anki" Rihm, a former VJ/producer for MTV Norway's "Headbangers Ball". Check out photos from the video shoot at this location.
DECREPIT BIRTH, founded in 2001, has so far released two highly acclaimed albums, "…And Time Begins" (2003) and "Diminishing Between Worlds" (2008).
"Diminishing Between Worlds" was released in January 2008 via Unique Leader Records. The CD was recorded at Castle Ultimate studios with engineer/producer Zack Ohren.