Portland heavy rockers Red Fang have actually revealed their 5th studio album, Arrows, getting here June 2nd. The band has actually likewise shared a comical video for the title track.
The extremely prepared for album follows a five-year space following 2016’sOnly Ghosts Thankfully, it appears the wait deserved it. The groovy “Arrows” is a ripper, maintaining the signature Red Fang noise: indisputable heaviness that’s not rather stoner metal and not full-on sludge, either. And there’s sufficient underlying tune to bring in fans of non-metal music.
“Wow! We are so excited to finally release this record to the world!” vocalist/bassist Aaron Beam exclaimed in a news release. “We finished the album way back in December 2019 and then… something happened that is not worth discussing.”
He included that making the record “felt totally loose and easy,” comparing the procedure to recording Red Fang’s well-known 2011 launching, Murder the Mountains.
“It felt like we were just doing whatever the f–k we wanted, and not overthinking anything,” Beam stated. “That attitude reminded me a lot of what it felt like to make Murder the Mountains. The result doesn’t sound anything like MTM, but it has more of that vibe.”
The record was produced by the band’s long time partner Chris Funk, who produced Murder the Mountains and 2013’s Whales andLeeches It follows on the heels of 2 strong songs launched by the band over the previous 2 years: the one-off “Antidote” and Adult Swim single “Stereo Nucleosis”.
“It was so gratifying to put these songs on tape with Funk!” guitarist/vocalist Bryan Giles stated. “It felt very comfortable with a loose schedule. We didn’t take it one song at a time, but added guitars, vocals, or general weirdness whenever an idea sprang to mind. We busted out a hurdy gurdy! It was that fun.”
Arrows is readily available for pre-order by means of Relapse Records in a plethora of formats consisting of LP, CD, cassette, and digitally. A restricted “liquid filled” LP, luxurious CD, and gambling establishment bettors load collector’s set are likewise readily available.
Watch the Whitey McConnaughy-directed clip for “Arrows” and have a look at the art work and tracklist listed below.
01. Take it Back
02. Unreal Estate
05. My Disaster
06. Two High
09. Fonzi Scheme
10. Days Collide
11. Rabbits in Hive
14. Funeral Coach