The Skinny: If you’re one of the fortunate people who attended The Rabid Whole’s CD release party at the Bovine in Toronto, Canada last night, then you’ve already experience this awesome new album. If you missed the show, then we have a super treat for you in the form of this exclusive world premiere of the band’s latest album Refuge, due out May 1st, 2012 via Boonsdale Records. Recorded and produced by Karl Schubach (Misery Signals, Solace), mixed by Dave Ogilvie (Jakalope, Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson) and mastered by Noah Mintz (Broken Social Scene, Death From Above 1979), Refuge is one industrial metal/alternative rock album you won’t want to miss!

Says front man Andreas Weiss of the new album: “I sold my house, quit my engineering consultant job and moved… We were starting from square one again, but with more uncertainties than ever and weren’t sure when we would even have a full band again. Part of the writing had begun randomly scattered over the past couple of years, but the majority came right after the move. I set up the studio in the basement of my house and got to work. I didn’t leave the house for two months and wrote from the moment I’d wake up until I’d fall asleep”.

Check out the album: ‘Refuge’

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