Char Tupper of MetalTitans.com conducted an interview with bassist Derek Boyer and guitarist Matt Sotelo of Santa Cruz, California-based tech-death masters DECREPIT BIRTHon October 15, 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. You can now watch the chat below.
DECREPIT BIRTH‘s third album, “Polarity”, sold around 1,300 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 18 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
“Polarity” was released on July 27, 2010 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD artwork was completed by cult artist Dan Seagrave (MORBID ANGEL, ENTOMBED, SUFFOCATION).
Drums for “Polarity” were tracked at Sharkbite Studios (MACHINE HEAD, EXODUS) in Oakland with producer Zack Ohren (ALL SHALL PERISH, SUFFOCATION, IMMOLATION) while the rest of the recordings were overseen by guitarist Matt Sotelo before the entire effort was mixed by Ohren at Castle Ultimate Studios.