Earache Records have issued the following update on UK based progressive blackened death metallers Akercocke:

Akercocke are gearing up for the recording of their fifth album. The suited ones plan to commence recording at their very own Goat of Mendes Studios in December.

Frontman Jason Mendonca describes the new material as "...a logical development from "Words That Go Unspoken". We are continuing to enhance and highlight the dynamics in our music. The contrast between light and shade is stronger in places although in essence, our new work promises to be our most violent. Expect hyperblast speeds that will shame the pretenders. Bludgeoning primitive death grooves, rancorous hate filled black metal and teutonic thrash assaults all seared with swathes of mind shredding electronica and dark, ancient textures."

Akercocke's last album, Words That Go Unspoken, Deeds That Go Undone, was released on Earache in 2005. The forthcoming album to be released in May, 2007 will be the band's third with Earache Records.

Source: earache.com
Band profile: Akercocke
Posted: 24.11.2006 by Thryce


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Baz Anderson - 24.11.2006 at 17:44  
well he's sold it to me already..
haha - i am definitely looking forward to this, all their past albums are fantasic
Black_Handed - 24.11.2006 at 18:09  
OOOOOOOOOOoooooooooooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOO (im speechless

EDIT: btw do you know what happened to that video of intractable??? i heard it was supposed to be released in september...it looks like it hasnt been released yet
Black_Handed - 24.11.2006 at 21:03  
yeh when you get into them its like "WHAT THE HELL? this band should be famous as much as for example at least behemoth or even opeth."
Usurpus - 25.11.2006 at 13:31  
No doubt they'l be touring next year then. Can't wait for that, I saw them at the Highbury Garage last year and they were brutal
Black_Handed - 25.11.2006 at 18:52  
well...i hope theyll tour to czech republic, and i hope (even though i wasnt there) that theyll choose a different stage than last time, they have horrible sound there.
Icewings - 26.11.2006 at 04:51  
Hey this is great news, I can't wait !
Katatronik - 26.11.2006 at 12:48  
Yeah another great album on the way!
This guys are incredible, their music indescribable, so I just can't wait for the new album, I want to hear this new masterpiece!
Daru Jericho - 28.11.2006 at 01:32  
I'm still quite surprised at how big this band has become.

Anyhow, new album stuff sounds good but I hope they keep their progressive metal sound.

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