The Skinny: Monster Magnet are back! The band has confirmed an October 15th North American release date for their new album entitled Last Patrol via Napalm Records. Today Monster Magnet has unveiled the artwork and track listing for Last Patrol. Dave Wyndorf and Phil Caivano produced Last Patrol, while Evil Joe Barresit mixed the album with additional production duties handled by Matt Hyde. The artwork was created by Johun Sumrow with consultation coming from Chris Ryall and designs by Ryan Clark for Invisible Creatures Inc. The album will be available as a Limited Edition CD, standard CD, 2LP and digital format. The first song from Last Patrol is now streaming online – listen above.

Frontman and Monster Magnet mastermind Dave Wyndorf checked in with his thoughts about Last Patrol: “Last Patrol is a return to our roots in terms of vibe and recording style. It’s full-on psychedelic space-rock with a 60’s garage feel, recorded almost exclusively with vintage guitars, amps and effects in our hometown of Red Bank, NJ. The songs are a kind of Space-Noir, tales of cosmic revenge, peaking libidos, alienation and epic strangeness. It’s a weird trip through the back alleys of a dark, retro-future, which not by coincidence very much resembles my own life. (laughs) The lyrics aren’t fantasy really, rather a recounting of my musings on, observations of and general emotional reaction to my life and environment during a 1 week writing period in February of 2013. But I tend to use the vernacular and imagery of science fiction and surrealism to express myself and that’s where these lyrics get trippy. There’s also our cover version of Donovan’s ‘Three Kingfishers’ which I thought fit the mood of the album.”

Last Patrol Track Listing:

01. I Live Behind the Clouds
02. Last Patrol
03. Three King Fishers
04. Paradise
05. Hallelujah
06. Mindless Ones
07. The Duke (Of Supernature)
08. End of Time
09. Stay Tuned

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