Members of ZAPPA, FEAR FACTORY, FORBIDDEN, ALL SHALL PERISH, HAMMERFALL, MALEVOLENT CREATION, WORLD UNDER BLOOD, and representatives from Drum! and Bass Player magazines, Ibanez, Warwick, Vic Firth, Sabian, Sonor, Evans, Trick Drums, Shure Microphones, Toon Track, Line 6, Scion and others attended the listening party for MESHUGGAH‘s new album, “Koloss”, on Thursday, January 19 at The Slidebar Rock’N’Roll Kitchen (owned by guitarist Jeremy Popoff of LIT) in Fullerton, California.
MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake, guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, singer Jens Kidman, and bassist Dick Lövgren flew in from Sweden to attend this very special event held in their honor.
Video footage from the listening party can be seen below. Check out photos on Nuclear Blast‘s Flickr page. The slideshow version is available here.
“Koloss” will be released in Germany on March 23 and the rest of Europe on March 26 (March 27 in North America) as a CD digi, limited-edition Magic Cube (CD digi plus DVD exclusive to Nuclear Blast mail order) and two-LP brown vinyl via Nuclear Blast Records.
The track listing for the CD is as follows:
01. I Am Colossus
02. The Demon’s Name Is Surveillance
03. Do Not Look Down
04. Behind The Sun
05. The Hurt That Finds You First
07. Break Those Bones Whose Sinews Gave It Motion
10. The Last Vigil