On February 24th, SIX FEET UNDER returns with their 12th studio album, ‘Torment’, and a new leap in intensity. There’s plenty of classic SFU groove to be had on ‘Torment’, but fans will note a much more aggressive approach, and even more blast beats throughout. This is a cantankerous Six Feet Under with absolutely nothing to prove. This is Six Feet Unnder at their most deadly.
To hear the new album track, ‘Exploratory Homicide’, a guitar and bass playthrough video for the song (by the band’s own Jeff Hughell!) can be viewed online now at the website of Metal Hammer at THIS location!
The first single, ‘Sacrificial Kill’, can be heard at: metalblade.com/sixfeetunder – where ‘Torment’ can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:
*180g black vinyl
*cannabis-green vinyl (limited to 420 copies – EU exclusive)
*clear/black-marbled vinyl (limited to 300 copies – EU exclusive)
*red/orange vinyl (limited to 200 copies – EMP exclusive)
*white vinyl (limited to 200 copies – USA exclusive)
*exclusive USA bundles with a shirt, flag, bite kit, and sign, plus digital options are also available! European fans can pre-order an exclusive hoodie and digipak.
‘Torment’ was brought to life by Chris Barnes with bassist/guitarist Jeff Hughell (Brain Drill) shouldering the load of writing the music, along with heralded drummer Marco Pitruzzella (Brain Drill, Anomalous, Sleep Terror). The combination of Barnes’ multi-decade death metal experience and the speed and precision of Hughell and Pitruzzella’s relative youth go a long way to cementing this as a solid foundation for high level death metal. Chris Barnes elaborates: “I’ve been lucky to have a lot of standout albums in my career. That’s only because I’ve had a great many talented writing partners and musicians to collaborate with. Our new album, ‘Torment’, to me, is one of those albums. Jeff Hughell has provided the flammable material for me to write some explosive lyrics and vocal parts to. I know people always say, ‘this is my best album ever’, and I won’t say that, because everyone has their own favorites, but I do enjoy creating new music, and I feel as though with this one we expressed concisely and to the fullest the duality of our music.”