Review by Jeff Maki
When I interviewed vocalist Eddie Hermida in October 2015 (read here), the band was opening for Korn on its self-titled album’s 20th anniversary tour (read review). Produced by Ross Robinson—the producer of the new Suicide Silence album, as well—that album changed the face of metal. Even in the Mitch Lucker-era, the band showed its admiration for Korn, as the band’s 2011 album, The Black Crown had obvious influences. But this new album isn’t strictly influenced by Korn—it takes Robinson’s body of work, combined with Suicide Silence’s vision, and the band undergoes a complete metamorphosis. (more…)
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Tags: 90s metal, Alex Lopez, Chris Garza, Dan Kenny, deathcore, deftones, Eddie Hermida, Korn, Machine Head, Mark Heylmun, Mitch Lucker, nuclear blast, Roots, Ross Robinson, Sepultura, Slipknot, Suicide Silence, The Burning Red, upcoming releases
Review by Jeff Maki
Tags: deathcore, Eddie Hermida, extreme metal, New Releases, nuclear blast, Ross Robinson, Suicide Silence, Tour Dates
The wait is finally over, as Suicide Silence have triumphantly returned with their truly career defining moment in the form of their self-titled new, full-length album set for a Feb 24th release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The new offering was hailed by Alternative Press and Guitar Player Magazine as “One of 2017’s Most Anticipated Albums.” The offering was produced by the world-renowned Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot) and mixed by Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens Of The Stone Age). Pre-order bundles can be purchased at the link below.
The brand-new, crushing track, “Silence,” can also be streamed now inside. All photos in this clip were shot by Randy Blythe (Lamb of God vocalist). Blythe’s photography is also featured in-depth across the band’s new album layout. (more…)
Tags: 90s metal, deathcore, Doris, Eddie Hermida, extreme metal, Jose Mangin, Korn, Mitch Lucker, New Releases, nuclear blast, Ross Robinson, Sepultura, Slipknot, Suicide Silence, upcoming releases
The wait is finally over, as Suicide Silence have triumphantly returned with their truly career defining moment in the form of their self-titled new, full-length album set for a Feb 24th release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Here’s what vocalist Eddie Hermida told us about the album in an interview (read the full interview here) we did with him prior to recording:
We’re looking to burn bridges, man. We’re looking for kids to either sink or swim with us. If you’re at all hesitant about our band, if you don’t get our motives and if you don’t get our position in the world and you don’t get where our music comes from, then you’re gonna be one of those fans that gets left behind. It’s one of those things where this next future, this next road for us is gonna be something that is really gonna put us to the test for ourselves more than anybody else. It’s almost one of those things where it might even completely bomb, and we don’t care. It’s one of those things where we’re literally at a point that we’re not allowed to not take chances anymore. We’re not allowed to play the safe road anymore.
So Eddie holds nothing back here, saying that this album will be way different. And yes, “Doris” does have clean vocals and the signature Ross Robinson production, but the core Suicide Silence sound is still intact. Check out the video and more comments from the band inside. (more…)
Tags: Fieldy, Hard rock, Jonathan Davis, Korn, Korn III Remember Who You Are, Munky, nu-metal, Ray Luzier, Ross Robinson
I was a diehard Korn fan from the beginning. In late 1994-early 1995 when I got my hands on their self-titled debut album, I was one of the ones who relentlessly spread the word about this up-and-coming band that went on to lead its own revitalization of metal. For my friends and I—then in our late teens and into our early 20s—it was a lifestyle. But the band lost much of its fan base in recent years by changing its sound, experimentation, the loss of original members and superstardom. Finally accepting this Korn decided to revert back to its roots and basics of when they first started. (more…)