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WATCH: Electric Wizard - I Am Nothing
Laurie Tuffrey , July 29th, 2014 15:46

New LP Time To Die out in September; three live dates coming up

OOOOOF. Electric Wizard have put some details about their forthcoming, eighth studio album, Time To Die, on the table. It's out on September 29 via Spinefarm Records, and there's a new taster in the form of the video for 'I Am Nothing' - watch that above.

Talking about the track, the band's main man Jus Oborn says: "It was the year I became a metal-head. It was heavy shit for real – there was no way you were ever going to get a decent job. So I became a Satanist, I dug up a grave, I got into tape-trading, I had a one-man noise/black/death metal band called Regurgitated Guts, and there were loads of documentaries on TV warning us not to listen to the devil's music...". Earlier this year, he told us more about the album, saying: "I think we can expect total fuckin' destruction [...] It's fuckin' heavy man − it mostly concerns death. I think there is some momentary respite while we meditate on hate and drugs!"

Today's news follows original drummer Mark Greening departing the band last month, having initially left in 2003 to form Ramesses and rejoining in 2012, with another previous member, Simon Poole, taking his place. Pre-order bundles featuring the album, T-shirts, patches and badges are now available at the band's website, while they'll be playing three shows in the upcoming months:

Sat 16 - Jabberwocky festival @ ExCeL, London

Fri 12 - Reverence Valada festival, Valada, Portugal w/ Hawkwind

Fri 10 - Desertfest, Antwerp, Belgium

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