HARDCORE COLLECTIVE SECT SURPRISE FANS WITH THE RELEASE OF THEIR NEW ALBUM BLOOD OF THE BEASTS, AVAILABLE NOW VIA SOUTHERN LORD

North American hardcore collective SECT surprises fans today with the release of their new album Blood Of The Beasts, available now via Southern Lord.

 

(Photo by Tatsuya Okumura, hi-res version here)

WATCH THE REID HAITHCOCK DIRECTED VIDEO FOR ALBUM TRACK “LIKE ANIMALS”:

 

Comprised of hardcore acts from across the US and Canada dating back to the early 1990s, the members of SECT are life-long committed scene veterans, including vocalist Chris Colohan (Cursed, Burning Love, Left For Dead), guitarists James Chang (Catharsis, Undying) and Scott Crouse (Earth Crisis, The Path Of Resistance), bassist Steve Hart (Day Of Suffering), and drummer Andy Hurley (Racetraitor, The Damned Things). The band coalesces their influences into a gnarled, caustic, metallic alloy of pulverising hardcore intensity.

As with their previous album, No Cure For DeathBlood Of The Beasts was recorded at GodCity with Kurt Ballou (Converge, Nails, All Pigs Must Die) who also performed clean guitar on the song “Skies Wide Shut.” The infamous Dre Black also provides guest vocals on the song “Cirrhosis Of Youth.”

With the release of Blood Of The Beasts, vocalist Chris Colohan states that the album is,

ten reflections on the myth of progress, the new old tribalism, the single face of all subjugations, the broken promise of automation, love, loss and obsolescence, set against the dying light of a better tomorrow.”

Blood Of The Beasts is out now on CD, LP, and all digital platforms through Southern Lord. Find options at the label’s European webstore and Bandcamp

(cover artwork, available in hi-res here)
Blood Of The Beasts Track Listing:
1. Like Animals
2. You Too Will Scatter
3. Wait
4. Domestic
5. Terminus
6. Redundant Gods
7. Broken & Untenable
8. The Blankest Cheque
9. Cirrhosis Of Youth
10. Skies Wide Shut
SECT has confirmed two East Coast US shows directly in conjunction with the album’s release. This weekend they play Brooklyn tomorrow, Saturday, August 31st, followed by a show in the nation’s capital Sunday, September 1st. SECT has also announced a trio of California shows in San Diego, Fullerton, and Berkeley October 11th through 13th.
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