The Metalluminati conducted an interview with bassist Josh Gilbert of San Diego metallers AS I LAY DYING on Sunday, July 1 at the Mountain View, California stop of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival tour. You can now watch the chat below.
The cover artwork for AS I LAY DYING‘s new album, “Awakened”, was created by Metastazis with Tiffanie Uldry and can be seen below. Due on September 25 via Metal Blade Records, the CD was produced by Bill Stevenson, who has played drums for both the DESCENDENTS and BLACK FLAG and is one of the most highly renowned producers in rock. His production credits include work on records by RISE AGAINST, NOFX, PROPAGANDHI, THE CASUALTIES, ANTI-FLAG and many more. The album will be mixed by Colin Richardson (MACHINE HEAD, NAPALM DEATH, SLIPKNOT).
AS I LAY DYING is taking part in the fifth annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, the world’s largest touring heavy music festival. The main stage is the strongest ever with the headlining slot occupied by Grammy Award winners SLIPKNOT. Next up are legendary metal acts SLAYER and MOTÖRHEAD. The main stage also spotlights a ferocious mix of today’s best artists in a rotation, including THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA and ASKING ALEXANDRIA.