Behind The Famine

12/24/2010
.
(Frenso) The Famine has posted the first video, in a series of behind-the-scenes video blogs, on the Solid State Records Youtube channel, in anticipation of the forthcoming album, The Architects of Guilt.

The video was filmed during The Famine's summer 2010 recording sessions, as the pieces were assembled for what is sure to be one of 2011's most punishing albums. The behind-the-scenes video can be seen here.

The Architects of Guilt, The Famine's sophomore Solid State release, will hit stores on February 15th. "The Architects of Guilt is not a sing-a-long or a feel good record; it's the death rattle and dying breath," explains bassist Jon Richardson. "The Famine is not here to win popularity contests, simply create metal, red in tooth and claw."

"The music has become faster, more technical, even abrasive and discomforting, trading sheer aggression and energy for the lifeless sweeps and mechanized beats that have come to dominate and dilute the genre. The lyrics forego empty threats and skip the subtleties, calling out the deceit and duplicity of our leaders, and the decay next door masked by a flaking white picket fence and a familiar chemical scent."

However, the recording process for The Architects of Guilt did not go as smoothly as The Famine would have hoped. The album's release was set back months, due to an unfortunate electrical fire in the band's studio.

"(The firefighters) didn't know that it was a recording studio so they busted in, hoses blazing, and what wasn't burnt to a crisp was covered in melted napalm, because as soon as that sound-proofing and insulation catches flame, it just turns into molten goo that covers everything," explains vocalist Nick Nowell in a recent interview with GunShyAssassin.com. "What wasn't covered in napalm was completely soaked. We lost a lot that day, including everything we had recorded and all of the recording equipment. Everything that was in the control room."

Just before the freak electrical accident, the band's vocalist left the band, prompting the band's bassist, and current vocalist, Nick Nowell, to pick up the microphone.

However, despite all the setbacks, the all-star lineup comprised of former members of successful and influential acts like Embodyment and Society's Finest, would prevail.

The finishing touches on the long awaited, The Architects of Guilt, were polished up this fall, with the help of the renowned audio mastermind, Jason Suecof, and The Famine is preparing to kick off 2011 with a barrage of pent up aggression.

The track list for The Architects of Guilt is…
1. The New Hell

2. Ad Mortem

3. We Are The Wolves

4. Turner Classic Diaries

5. Bigger Cages, Longer Chains!

6. The Crown and The Holy See

7. VII The Fraudulent

8. A Pavement Of Good Intentions

9. A Fragile Peace

10. Pyrithion House

11. To The Teeth

Preview and Purchase Famine CDs

Famine MP3 Downloads


...end


advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
Eagles Add More New Dates To North American Tour- Billy Corgan Reveals New Smashing Pumpkins' Song Details- Foreigner Announce Live Orchestra Tour Dates- more

KISS Spark Retirement Speculation With The End Of The Road Move- Slipknot Star Says He Will Never Go Back On Tour Again- Foreigner Announce Very Special Release- more

Tool's Maynard James Keenan Updates Fans On New Album- Marilyn Manson Has Bizarre Onstage Meltdown- Metallica Release Birthday Tribute To Cliff Burton- Muse- more

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour- Corey Taylor Reveals Timeline For New Slipknot Album- Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize- Muse Release 'Thought Contagion'- more

Page Too:
Ed Sheeran Sparks Secret Wedding Speculation- Former One Direction Star Zayn Malik Previews New Music- Kesha Forced To Postpone Shows Due To Concert Fall Injury- more

Drake's Generous Money Giveaway All Part Of 'God's Plan'- Troy Gentry's Widow Sues Over Husband's Death- The Chainsmokers Release 'You Owe Me' Video- Demi Lovato Unplugs- more

Meek Mill Files Appeal Alleging Unreliable Police Testimony- Kendrick Lamar, The Killers Lead NBA All-Star Weekend- Frank Ocean- more

Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

advertisement


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.