AKERCOCKE Prepares To Record New Album
U.K. death metallers AKERCOCKE are gearing up for the recording of their fifth album. The band plans to commence recording at its own Goat of Mendes Studios in December for a tentative May 2007 release via Earache Records. Frontman Jason Mendonca describes the new material as "a logical development from [2005's] 'Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone'. We are continuing to enhance and highlight the dynamics in our music. The contrast between light and shade is stronger in places although in essence, our new work promises to be our most violent. Expect hyperblast speeds that will shame the pretenders. Bludgeoning primitive death grooves, rancorous hate filled black metal and teutonic thrash assaults all seared with swathes of mind shredding electronica and dark, ancient textures."
Back in August, AKERCOCKE filmed a video for the song "Intractable" in an exclusive gentleman's club in the depths of London's Soho district. The idea for the video, shot by U.K. production company Multiplicity, was developed from a storyboard drawn up by the band's drummer, David Gray.
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