The Skinny: Technical death metal force Archspire have released the first track off their forthcoming new album, The Lucid Collective. The track, titled “Lucid Collective Sonambulation” is streaming now via YouTube – check it out below. The Lucid Collective will be released on April 29 in North America (April 25 worldwide). Pre-orders are available here.
Regarding the new track, Archspire released the following statement: “Releasing ‘Lucid Collective Somnambulation’ as a first track was our intent since the recording. We feel it has all the technicality that we’re known for, but also has a more evolved song structure in comparison to tracks off of our first album. Our producer Stuart McKillop at Rain City Recorders did an amazing job on this album, the production is exactly what we wanted. This album has been over two and a half years in the making, from beginning the writing process to finalizing the release details with Season of Mist, so we are extremely excited to have our new music out there for people to check out. Thanks! Stay Tech!”
The Lucid Collective was recorded at Rain City Recorders, in Vancouver, B.C. and was engineered, mixed, and mastered by Stuart McKillop (Baptists, Bison B.C.) with additional engineering by Curtis Buckoll and Mark Mckitrick. The band documented their stay at the studio, and the footage can be found here.
The Lucid Collective Track Listing:
01. Lucid Collective Somnambulation
02. Scream Feeding
03. The Plague of AM
04. Fathom Infinite Depth
05. Join Us Beyond
06. Seven Crowns and the Oblivion Chain
07. Kairos Chamber
08. Spontaneous Generation