Sunn O))) are pleased to collaborate with Record Store Day (#RSD19) to release Life Metal for the first time on CD and vinyl on April 13th via USA/UK/EU indie retail. April 26th marks the official release date of the CD, digital and all other vinyl via Southern Lord, and CD and LP will be available to order from Sunn O))) and Southern Lord stores on April 19th.
For information, check out this link: https://sunn. southernlord.com/news_posts/ view/life-metal
Sunn O))) also reveal two very special listening events in London and Paris in the lead up to the release. These are free, open to the public and available on a first come, first serve RSVP basis. Details and a band statement below.
“With great pleasure we present a few special public deep listening sessions of our forthcoming album ‘Life Metal’. Our wish and intention are to offer the astounding presence, detail and colour of this recording on great PA systems in a public situation as an introduction. Part of the joy of producing and mastering this album in the studio was that we were fortunate to be able to listen on the perfect high fidelity playback situations for the record, top precise studio sound guided by the best ears in the business. With these public listening sessions we hope to get a step closer to that experience of being inside the studio for you all at these special events, a few weeks before the album is unleashed upon the world.”
– Stephen & Greg/SUNN O)))
Public listening event details:
31st March – Gaîte Lyrique, Paris
RSVP ticketed event, available to reserve today. Event commences at approx 17:00pm CET.
9th April – The Institute Of Light in Hackney, London
This is a free Pitchblack Playback event, there will be two sessions commencing approximately 7pm and 8:30pm. Limited space available, RSVP at this link.
“Pitchblack Playback host album listening sessions in cinemas, in the dark, inviting the music-loving public to experience albums in the most distraction-free way possible. The setting heightens your hearing, revealing new hidden detail and allowing you to fully meditate on your favourite music”
Live dates in support of Life Metal are fast approaching including Sunn O)))’s first ever French tour, dates and details below.
SUNN O))) LET THERE BE DRONE (MULTIPLE GAINS STAGES)
March 2019 Europe
Thu 28/02/2019 DE Frankfurt Mousonturm
Fri 01/03/2019 AT Graz Elevate festival/Orpheum ° ~
Sat 02/03/2019 CZ Prague Divadlo Archa °
Sun 03/03/2019 DE Hamburg Kampnagel – K6 °
Mon 04/03/2019 NL Amsterdam Paradiso °
Wed 06/03/2019 FR Lyon L’Epicerie Moderne ÷
Thu 07/03/2019 FR Nancy L’Autre Canal ÷
Fri 08/03/2019 FR Dijon La Vapeur ÷
Sat 09/03/2019 FR Rouen QuasaRites Day/Le 106
Mon 11/03/2019 FR Tours Le Temps Machine §
Tue 12/03/2019 FR Nantes Stereolux §
Wed 13/03/2019 FR La Rochelle La Sirene §
Thu 14/03/2019 FR Bordeaux Le Rocher de Palmer §
1. Between Sleipnir’s Breaths
2. Troubled Air
Tour produced by Ideologic Organ Music
SUNN O)))’s booking in EU by Odyssey/Vincent Royers
SUNN O)))’s recordings are released by Southern Lord Recordings: www.southernlord.com/www.southernlordeurope.com