Holy crap, Glass Casket is again and we’re premiering their first tune in 17 years! Glass Casket is again with a model new single titled “Let Them Go” and a self-titled EP due out on Silent Pendulum Data come June 9. Pre-orders can be found here on Bandcamp and here via Silent Pendulum’s website.
Glass Casket in 2023 is vocalist Adam Cody (Wretched, Columns), Between The Buried And Me guitarist Dustie Waring and drummer Blake Richardson, bassist Sid Menon, and guitarist Wes Hauch (ex-The Faceless, ex-Black Crown Initiate).
On Glass Casket‘s return in spite of everything these years, Waring mentioned “We by no means actually went wherever. Everybody simply type of had their very own lives and plans. A lot of the guys have been in faculty on the time and I simply wished to tour and play as a lot as doable, so Blake and I ended up in BTBAM for the final 19 years. When Determined Man’s Diary was recorded, we would already launched Alaska with BTBAM and had a reasonably continuous touring schedule so there have been only some exhibits performed throughout that interval.
“Again in 2014, Wes Hauch got here and stayed with me for a few month and we put collectively some materials with Blake and demo’d out just a few issues. I suppose it simply wasn’t the proper time so we simply sat on it for some time and saved riffs and elements away for when issues lined up. Quick ahead to a few 12 months in the past… Blake began engaged on some stuff and emailed us concepts. Every thing type of took form from there and I began demoing guitars simply to see the place we have been at, how the songs made us really feel.
“Everybody was fairly stoked on the fabric so, Blake tracked his drums at dwelling, I went in and tracked guitars and bass with Jamie King, Adam got here in and did his vocals with Jamie, and Wes tracked his solos at dwelling. Very quick, very straightforward course of for us at this level and it got here out higher than anticipated. It was time.”
Silent Pendulum Data can also be engaged on reissues of Glass Casket‘s two data, We Are Gathered Right here Right this moment and Determined Man’s Diary, to be introduced at a later date. Cody and Waring additionally mentioned just a little in regards to the new EP and its influences all these years later.
“The lyrics on this launch are the completion of a circle for me,” mentioned Cody. “I’ve waited a very long time to launch one other album with Glass Casket. Our first two albums have been filled with despair and heartache. The lyrics on this launch are filled with drive and willpower. They give attention to coping with psychological sickness and overcoming obstacles at some point at a time. It additionally offers with letting go of previous tragedies. The continued struggle all of us cope with every day. Nobody is above it.”
“So far as influences, I feel we stayed true to the integrity of the band’s sound, we’re simply grown up and extra seasoned gamers now,” added Waring. “Traditional dying metallic similar to Cannibal Corpse and Monstrosity have been massive influences on me personally. Early Decapitated, Emperor, Converge, Blood Has Been Shed, and Cryptopsy.”
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