SWORN ENEMY: New ROBB FLYNN-Produced Album 'Gamechanger' Due In April

SWORN ENEMY: New ROBB FLYNN-Produced Album 'Gamechanger' Due In April

After turning back the clock in 2018 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its Jamey Jasta-produced debut, "As Real As It Gets", the Queens, New York-based SWORN ENEMY resets its sights on the present day with its punishing new album, "Gamechanger". Due April 5 via M-Theory Audio, the disc — produced by Robb Flynn of MACHINE HEAD, and engineered, mixed and mastered by Zack Ohren (SUFFOCATION, FALLUJAH, WARBRINGER) — features 11 tracks that expertly fuse metal, thrash and New York hardcore.

Vocalist and founding member Sal Lococo says the new album — nearly five years in the making — will be worth the wait. "The new album is savage as fuck," he says. "Now it's time to get back out on the road and show everyone how fucking great this new shit is!"

"Gamechanger" track listing:

01. Intro
02. Prepare For Payback
03. Seeds Of Hate
04. Coming Undone
05. Justify
06. DOA
07. Fragments Of A Broken Life
08. The Fall Of Modern Man
09. Selling A Dream
10. The Consequence
11. Integrity Defines Strength

SWORN ENEMY was first signed by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, who released the group's first two EPs on his Stillborn Recordings label in 2001 and 2002. He also produced the band's full-length debut, "As Real As It Gets", memorably praised by Lambgoat as "music that inspires you to want to beat the living piss out of the next unsuspecting person who walks in the room." The album was released by Elektra Records in 2003, a year that saw the band deliver memorable performances on tour with Ozzfest.

In the 15 years since, SWORN ENEMY released four additional albums of punishing metallic hardcore and toured with a number of notable acts, including ANTHRAX, MASTODON, FEAR FACTORY, SEPULTURA, SUICIDE SILENCE, DYING FETUS, EARTH CRISIS, MADBALL, BIOHAZARD and HATEBREED.

SWORN ENEMY is:

Sal Lococo - vocals
Matt Garzilli - guitar
Mike Pucciarelli - bass
Jeff Cummings - guitar
Taykwuan Jackson - drums

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