The Skinny: Chicago six-piece experimental ensemble Bloodiest have announced their sophomore full-length due out January 15th via Relapse Records. The band have shared the album’s first single “Mesmerize,” which is streaming above.

Featuring current and former members of Russian Circles, Corrections House, and Yakuza, Bloodiest have taken the distinctive genre-bending, wall-of-sound heaviness they forged on their debut album Descent to an entirely new level. Plumbing the swaggering rhythms of ’90s noise-rock and the brainy bombast of psychedelic metal, the album is both captivating and cathartic.

Recorded and produced by Chicago super-producer Sanford Parker (YOB, Minsk) and guitarist Tony Lazzara, Bloodiest is a testament to the band’s cinematic vision. Listeners willing to look into the darkness will find themselves taken on a visceral journey- and might even see the dawn after all.

Bloodiest Track Listing:

01. Mesmerize
02. The Widow
03. Condition
04. Broken Teeth
05. Mind Overlaps
06. He Is Disease
07. Separation
08. Suffer

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