Legendary drummer Dave Lombardo (Testament, Suicidal Tendencies, Mr. Bungle, and so forth.) will launch his debut drum album Rites Of Percussion for Could 5. You may take a look at the third single from the album “Interior Sanctum” above, which as ordinary is unbelievable… and just a little creepy each tonally and in its video. It is truly actually creepy. Make it cease.
Rites Of Percussion was blended by Lombardo‘s son David A. Lombardo, mastered by by John Golden at Golden Mastering, and given art work by Luke Insect. Pre-orders are available here.
“The songs on this album invoke imagery,” mentioned Lombardo of the file. “I write from wherever my thoughts travels. I write how I believe. I would like the songs to conjure emotion. There are not any lyrics, however there are numerous ranges of depth. In a approach, I believe I’ve discovered a hidden expertise. That’s, taking psychological pictures and placing these pictures to music.”
Lombardo additionally touched on the inspiration behind creating Rites Of Percussion, saying vocalist Mike Patton actually pushed him to do it.
“[Mike] Patton initially gave me the concept way back to 1998,” explains Lombardo. “He launched me to Tito Puente‘s Prime Percussion album. I used to be already aware of Tito and was a bit shocked that Patton was so musically various, and that he surrounded himself with musicians of the identical mindset. That impressed me.
“I’ve had concepts that I’ve recorded on cassette over time, however Patton stored insisting that I needed to do a ‘drum album.’ So, the concept behind the album is years within the making. I simply needed to discover the fitting time—for me—to do it.”
After all the pandemic was the prime time for Lombardo to embark on a solo drum journey, explaining that he started engaged on the file throughout all that downtime. Rites Of Percussion was recorded at Lombardo‘s house and Studio 606 between 2020 and 2021.
“When the pandemic hit, I assumed, ‘Properly, I am unable to tour now,’ I instantly began engaged on the file. It was one of many biggest experiences I’ve ever had. I had my studio, all my drums. Nothing was in storage for as soon as! My house turned a spot the place I may very well be free and artistic.
“On the one hand, the touring a part of my livelihood had been taken away, however on the opposite, I lastly had the time to teach myself on totally different software program and recording methods. It was a really academic and gratifying expertise.”
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