The Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have revealed the title of their upcoming eighth album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason. Inspired by a Goya painting called,"The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters", the album will be released on October 7th via Nuclear Blast Records.
The album was produced by the band and was engineered by Tue Madsen of Puk Studios in Kaerby, Denmark. For the cover, the band once again enlisted Keerych Luminokaya who created the artwork for KOLOSS and THE OPHIDIAN TREK as well as the new images for each of the 7 albums and 3 EP's featured in the 25 Years Of Musical Deviance box set.
The Violent Sleep Of Reason will be available in the following formats:
Black Double LP
Blue/Brown Splatter Double LP
T-shirt Bundle (Includes digipak & poster; available in sizes: S-XXL) *
Mail-Order Exclusive Box Set* ?Limited to 1,000 worldwide
Includes: Latex face mask, (2) stickers, (2) 1.25” buttons, poster flag, certificate of authenticity
Pre-order The Violent Sleep Of Reason in the format of your choice HERE.
Below is the track listing:
"Born In Dissonance"
"By The Ton"
"Violent Sleep Of Reason"
"Our Rage Won’t Die"
Recently, MESHUGGAH announced their epic North American Fall 2016 tour. The trek will kick-off at the House Of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, Florida on October 10th, visit 2 Canadian cities as well as Knotfest Mexico before concluding in Maryland at The Fillmore on November 6th. Joining the band as special guests is none other than US metallers HIGH ON FIRE!
Tickets for the tour are on sale now.
Confirmed dates for the MESHUGGAH 2016 North American tour with HIGH ON FIRE are:
10/10/2016 House Of Blues - Lake Buena Vista, FL*
10/11/2016 Tabernacle - Atlanta, GA
10/12/2016 The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
10/13/2016 Marathon Music Works - Nashville, TN
10/15/2016 Knottiest Mexico - Toluca, Mexico*
10/16/2016 House Of Blues - Houston, TX
10/17/2016 House Of Blues - Dallas, TX
10/19/2016 The Novo - Los Angeles, CA
10/20/2016 Brooklyn Bowl - Las Vegas, NV*
10/22/2016 Aftershock Festival - Elverta, CA*
10/24/2016 Ogden Theatre - Denver, CO
10/25/2016 Liberty Hall - Lawrence, KS
10/26/2016 Mill City Nights - Minneapolis, MN
10/28/2016 House Of Blues - Chicago, IL
10/29/2016 The Majestic - Detroit, MI
10/30/2016 Phoenix Concert Theatre - Toronto, ON CANADA
10/31/2016 Metropolis - Montreal, QC CANADA
11/02/2016 House Of Blues - Boston, MA
11/03/2016 Playstation Theater - New York, NY
11/04/2016 The Trocadero Theatre - Philadelphia, PA