Obituary drummer Donald Tardy not too long ago advised Finland’s Chaoszine the band has completed their new studio album, but it surely’s removed from being launched. You’ll be able to watch the complete interview under.
Within the interview, Tardy says the band will not launch the album till the pandemic settles down and permits Europe to open again up so the band can tour there. “The one factor that albums are good for now —and a few folks will not agree with this, particularly followers— is that it is there to get folks speaking in regards to the band so once we get able to go tour, we are able to make a dwelling,” Tardy explains (as transcribed by Blabbermouth). “As a result of no person —and I do not imply no person as in zero %— however the share of individuals truly strolling to a Greatest Purchase or strolling to a retailer and bodily shopping for considered one of my albums in comparison with 18 years in the past, as you possibly can think about, is nil. So we’ve got to attend for the prime alternative to launch this factor so all people desires to go and get it. And the prime alternative is when Europe is open, when America is open, we are able to launch it and we could be in Europe and we are able to go bust our asses and hope that individuals go and purchase the brand new album.”
He additionally famous that regardless that followers can hearken to the album on streaming companies like Spotify, it does not do the band any good as a result of they do not get royalties from these corporations.
“The fact is we have not been to Europe in 4 years and so they’re deserving of it as nicely,” he continues. “So we’re gonna wait so all of us round the entire world can have a good time this album with us correctly the place we are able to go do a world tour and put it on the market. So, you guys are gonna must have persistence. We’re gonna wait till Europe opens up.”
As for the musical path of the album itself, Tardy assures followers it “fucking superior.”
“It’s Obituary, completely one hundred pc, meat and potatoes, however with Ken [Andrews]’s affect and him with the ability to write a number of songs with me on this one, he brings a way more old-school thrash steel really feel.”
Though it is unclear when Obituary will launch their album, the band will head out on the RedNeck Run III with Ugly and 200 Stab Wounds in March. You’ll be able to try all of the tour dates and seize tickets right here.
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