"Encounter the Monolith", a brand new track from Montana-based blackened death metallers MARTRIDEN, is available for streaming on the band's MySpace page. The song is the title cut of the group's sophomore album, which is due on February 1."Encounter the Monolith" consists of six songs and an approximate running time of 50 minutes. The CD was mixed and mastered by Dave Otero of Flatline Audio. The band previously said about the new album, "We feel it contains some of the most brutal, epic, and perhaps most importantly, the most interesting bits of music we've put together. We are confident that it is the best collection of songs we've composed!" "Encounter the Monolith" track listing: 01. The Three Metamorphoses
02. Heywood R. Floyd
04. Human Error?
05. Encounter The Monolith
06. Death and Transfiguration Commented the band: "We hope you are as pleased with the new release as we are. This release is totally independent...we recorded it ourselves, laid out the CD, released it, and our own Shane Howard painted the artwork." MARTRIDEN's debut full-length album, "The Unsettling Dark", was released by Siege of Amida and Candlelight Records.