Listen to Brain Damage/ Eclipse Here
New Album, “Muerte”, out now via minus HEAD Records
Sacramento-based mainstays of noise metal WILL HAVEN released their critically acclaimed sixth full-length album, entitled “Muerte”, in March via minus HEAD Records to stellar reviews. (Muerte is available now via iTunes, Amazon and Bandcamp and Spotify)
Ahead of their forthcoming EU and UK dates this week, the band have released a cover of the Pink Floyd classic, Brain Damage/Eclipse. Check it out here:
”Pink Floyd is my all time favorite band and when we were writing “Murete” I convinced the guys to record a Pink Floyd song for fun. We all chose “Brain Damage/Eclipse” because we hadn’t heard too many bands cover it and liked the dynamics of that song. We had a blast recording it, we definitely will never match the level of musicianship that Pink Floyd was, but we tried to pay respect to the song and keep it somewhat original. It was fun for me to finally sing on a song which I have never done!” – Jeff Irwin, Will Haven
See below for a full list of upcoming WILL HAVEN tour dates. A few tickets remain for each show so be quick!
WILL HAVEN EU/UK Tour Dates (with Palm Reader):
27th Belgium, Groezrock Festival
29th Amsterdam, Holland @ Melkweg OZ
30th Paris, France @ Petit Bain
31st Bristol, Tunnels
1st Manchester, Rebellion
2nd Birmingham, Asylum
3rd London, Dome
WILL HAVEN breathed new life into their sound with Muerte, taking notes from the past but incorporating modern tones to create a chaotic, haunting auditory attack. Throughout 2017, the members of WILL HAVEN secretly recorded Muerte at Pus Cavern Studios in Sacramento, CA with Joe Johnston engineering and co-producing alongside Irwin. They pieced together a corrosive, chaotic, and cohesive vision that never relents over its 11 tracks. Mastering was handled by Logan Mader (Devil You Know, Fear Factory, Periphery). The album also features Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter (El Sol) and Mike Scheidt of YOB (No Escape).
About WILL HAVEN:
The origins of noise metal legends WILL HAVEN can be traced back to 1995, when they first emerged as a staple in Sacramento, CA’s storied underground. For the past two decades-plus, they’ve existed on the fringe of extreme music – championing an apocalyptic amalgam of metal, noise, hardcore, and alternative all their own.
WILL HAVEN have released a string of seminal and influential albums, kicked off with 1997’s El Diablo and WHVN two years later. Between tours with everyone from Slipknot to Deftones, Carpe Diem proved an influential milestone in 2001 and garnered the band a spot on the Vans Warped Tour that year. Then, avowed fans and scene compatriots Chino Moreno and Far’s Shaun Lopez co-produced The Hierophant released in 2007. Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn assumed bass duties on the 2011 opus Voir Dire, which landed among Metal Hammer’s “Top 50 Albums of the Year.” Following the release of 2015’s Open The Mind to Discomfort EP, the band began sculpting Muerte.
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