“The Golden Square Mile”, a brand new song from Canadian extreme metallers CRYPTOPSY, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of Decibelmagazine). The track will appear on the band’s self-titled album, which will be released on September 14.
Commented CRYPTOPSY: “The song deals with an unexplained killing that took place in Montreal. This is the song that CRYPTOPSY will most likely choose for their first video of this new release. It’s also the only song in which all of the musicians took part in writing, including ex-member Youri Raymond. Hope you enjoy!”
The cover artwork for “Cryptopsy” was created by Mircea Gabriel Eftemie (MNEMIC) and can be seen below.
“Cryptopsy” track listing:
01. Two-Pound Torch
02. Shag Harbour’s Visitors
03. Red-Skinned Scapegoat
04. Damned Draft Dodgers
05. Amputated Enigma
06. The Golden Square Mile
08. Cleansing The Hosts
CRYPTOPSY in January tapped bassist Olivier Pinard (NEURAXIS, VENGEFUL) as the replacement for guitarist-turned-bassist Youri Raymond.
Raymond left CRYPTOPSY in December, explaining in a statement that “it’s in the best interest of both the band and I to part ways.” He added, “As a musician, moving from guitar to bass was a great challenge, but honestly, I never really felt comfortable in that position and my motivation in general was stagnating.”
Lead guitarist and songwriter Jon Levasseur rejoined CRYPTOPSY in May 2011.
“The Unspoken King”, CRYPTOPSY‘s sixth full-length and first to feature new vocalist Matt McGachy, was released June 24, 2008 to a wide array of reactions. Drummer Flo Mounier explained his intention in reshaping the dynamics of the band to Decibel magazine: “I’m a fan of different sorts of music, and I think it’s most fun when a band puts out an album that has elements of everything; you get this thing called diversity, not boredom. That’s what we’re trying to do. Still, I think people are going to be surprised how brutal this album is.”
Flo Mounier: Drums/Vocals
Jon Levasseur: Lead, Rythm guitar
Chris Donaldson: Lead Guitar
Matt McGachy: Lead Vocals
Olivier Pinard: Bass Guitar