Captured by Philip H. Anselmo and Michael Thompson with Steve Berrigan at the infamous Nodferatu's Lair (Down, Eyehategod, Superjoint Ritual et al) in Louisiana, Dead Set touts ten grind-laden, punk-infused odes of fuck-all audio savagery. A true leap forward from their debut, Dead Setexhibits a distinct maturity from a band who's committed to the rigors of international touring, slaying audiences through Asia, North America, Europe and Australia on a regular basis. In an early impression of the record, PureGrainAudio offers, "Unstoppably relentless from the get-go, Dead Set is a ferocious album to listen to with the punk sneer of 'Like A Rat' sounding like, for want of a better description, Cancer Bats bastardizing the '80s Bay Area thrash scene. Elsewhere, Dead Set is just rammed full of stomping, grinding, raging thrash. None of that retro-thrash shit; this is just heads down, fuck-you thrashing insanity." While The Metal Den commends, "ten brutally dark and rampaging cuts," further gushing, "What I love is that the full fuckin' throttle momentum does not slow down one bit whatsoever and the last batch of tracks -- 'Sick In The Head,' 'Punisher,' and 'Reject' -- will have you straight up cheering for these dudes... Any fan of punk and metal music will definitely want to add this one to their collection, because this group is fuckin' bad ass."
As a precursor to Dead Set's official descent, today the dedicated PARROT enthusiasts at Skulls 'N' Bones offer up the first of a five-part interview series that gives fans a comprehensive glimpse into the band's relentless world of writing, recording and touring as well as other fowl-related shenanigans.
Check it out HERE where you can also sample the band's"Like A Rat," video, shot at the Anselmo compound and featuring a cameo appearance by the legendary frontman.
Dead Set will infiltrate North America on May 19th via Housecore Records. Digital preorders are now available via iTunes at THIS LOCATION. Physical preorder bundles are available HERE.
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