Mutoid Man unveils another new song
from forthcoming album, Bleeder
Check out “Reptilian Soul” now on Noisey!
is an incredibly talented trio featuring Stephen Brodsky
(Cave In) on guitar and vocals, Ben Koller
(Converge, All Pigs Must Die) on drums and Nick Cageao
on bass, and their debut full-length Bleeder
is sure to turn heads of any fan of progressive rock music.
Listen to the second track to surface from the album, “Reptilian Soul”, now on Noisey.com
Bleeder is no self-indulgent sonic experiment, no tepid throwaway-track recycling project, no musical 180° into cringe-worthy territory. Instead, Mutoid Man offers up the best of Brodsky and Koller’s respective worlds. Brodsky distills the melodicism and metallurgy of Cave In into a concentrated elixir of frantic fretboard work, big riffs, and undeniable vocal hooks. Koller continues to batter his drums with unmatched force and dexterity. With the recruitment of bassist Nick Cageao and his driving low-end growl, Mutoid Man quickly established themselves as one of the dominant new power trios in the world of heavy music.
Mutoid Man was initially meant to be an exercise in flexing the creative chops outside of the members’ other projects. But if their debut EP Helium Head
proved that this musical diversion was serious business, Bleeder
confirms that Mutoid Man are an imposing force regardless of their pedigree. Written in concentrated flurries between their other musical duties, Bleeder
exudes the short bursts of manic energy that typified their creative process. There is no time to sit and ponder the bigger picture, no reason to search for subtlety—once the album launches into the first riff of “Bridgeburner
”, there is no surrender, no apologies, and no relenting until the final crash and chug of the closing title track. Clocking in at just under half-an-hour, Bleeder
seizes upon the same concentrated ferocity of classics like Reign In Blood
. And with songs as good as these, Bleeder
is sure to become a classic in its own right.
Bleeder will be released on 29th June (30th June in the US) on Sargent House.
See Mutoid Man on tour
with Dillinger Escape Plan next month in the US and pre-order Bleeder
MUTOID MAN – ON TOUR
June 16 Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel *
June 17 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
June 18 Boston, MA @ Royale *
June 20 New York, NY @ Irving Plaza *
August 8/9 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade ^
August 15 – Richmond, VA @ Gwar B Q
* w/ Dillinger Escape Plan
^ Wrecking Ball 2015
Bleeder Track Listing:
4. 1000 Mile Stare
7. Dead Dreams
8. Soft Spot in My Skull