Sunn O))) Announce Record Store Day Release Plans

Sunn O)))'s forthcoming album will first be available at select record shops for Record Store Day

Sunn O)) have announced plans to first release their new album, Life Metal, as part of Record Store Day on April 13.

The album will be available on CD and vinyl in select record shops participating in Record Store Day around the UK, Europe and the US. Life Metal‘s release for RSD on April 13 will come ahead of physical formats of the album being available to purchase through the Southern Lord online store on April 19 and its official release on all formats a week later.

Life Metal is Sunn O)))’s first studio album in four years, and sees them team up with Steve Albini to share production duties. You can find more information on the album, and check a pre-release trailer, here.

Sunn O))) will host two special free-to-attend pre-release listening events in Paris (at Gaîte Lyrique on March 31) and London (at The Institute Of Light on April 9). Reserve a ticket for those here and here.

"Part of the joy of producing and mastering this album in the studio was that we were fortunate to be able to listen on the perfect high-fidelity playback situations for the record, top precise studio sound guided by the best ears in the business," say Stephen O’Malley and Greg Anderson. "With these public listening sessions, we hope to get a step closer to that experience of being inside the studio for you all at these special events, a few weeks before the album is unleashed upon the world."

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