HardTimes.ca conducted an interview with Rochester, New York-based tech grindcore/hardcore outfit PSYOPUS on April 15, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Watch the 27-minute chat below.
PSYOPUS's new album, "Odd Senses", sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 90 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.
"The Burning Halo", the new video from PSYOPUS, can be viewed below.
This spring, fans will have the chance to witness several of Metal Blade's youngest and brightest bands share the stage at venues across the U.S. Dubbed "Young Guns", the tour will include headliners PSYOPUS, who are joined by DIY touring vets ROSE FUNERAL, critically acclaimed shred heavy newcomers WOE OF TYRANTS, and Las Vegas' latest and brutal offering to the world of extreme metal, MOLOTOV SOLUTION.
As previously reported, PSYOPUS has tapped bassist Brent Glover (BELLICIST, ex-RECIPROCAL) as the temporary replacement for Michael Horn, who reportedly quit the band in January.
PSYOPUS last year announced the addition of singer Brian Woodruff (AS THIS BODY, I EXIST) to the group's ranks.