The Skinny: Seattle based indie label Spartan Records is proud to announce the signing of Norwegian hardcore band Barren Womb and the upcoming release of their debut full-length album, The sun’s not yellow, it’s chicken, on March 11th. The record will be available digitally and on limited edition vinyl. In anticipation for the upcoming release, the band is streaming the first new track, “Kill Hicks,” on SoundCloud.
“‘Kill Hicks’ was one of the last songs we finished up for the record, and it came together fast,” says guitarist/vocalist Tony Gonzahl. “We had this kind of bluegrass influenced riff kicking about for a little while, but hadn’t really had the chance to do much with it. Then one day we started jamming and that riff came up. A couple of hours later we had the song pretty much done. Although there is a lot of beauty to humanity, I feel that right now the negative far outweighs the positive. This is not a holier-than-thou attitude, I most definitely see myself as part of the problem. Lyrically ‘Kill Hicks’ deals with apathy and the bleak future ahead of us if we continue on this path.”
The sun’s not yellow, it’s chicken Track Listing:
01. Kill Hicks
02. Will you be God’s art or Satan’s graffiti?
03. Evil prevails
04. Only Rain Man doesn’t change
06. Obi-Wan Chernobyl
07. From robot jobs to robot homes
08. Live fast, die.
09. Bong Aqua
10. Zombies never go out of style
11. Assmasters of reality
12. Nexus Diplomis
13. Segway to heaven