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.
Watch the album reveal video on the Nuclear Blast YouTube channel!
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
Double LP Pic Disc
Gold & Bi-Coloured Vinyl
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
Below is the track listing:
2. Born in Dissonance
4. By the Ton
5. Violent Sleep of Reason
6. Ivory Tower
9. Our Rage Won’t Die
10. Into Decay
MESHUGGAH will be supporting the release of their upcoming eighth studio album with a full UK Tour.
Tickets on-sale now: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Meshuggah-tickets/artist/847086
Full UK & IRL tour-dates for January 2017:
12th January - Bristol (UK) O2 Academy
13th January - Birmingham (UK) O2 Institute
14th January - Nottingham (UK) Rock City
15th January - Glasgow (UK) O2 ABC
17th January - Belfast (UK) Limelight
18th January - Dublin (IRL) Vicar Street (UPGRADED from Academy)
19th January - Manchester (UK) O2 Ritz
20th January - London (UK) O2 Forum