Canadian technical death metallers GORGUTS will release their fifth album, “Colored Sands”, on August 30 in Europe and September 3 in North America via Season Of Mist. The band has also announced a string of headlining shows leading to and from this year’s Hopscotch Festival. the U.S. trek, which begins on September 5 in Springfield, Virginia, will travel through Hopscotch before ending on September 8 in Worcester, Massachusetts.
GORGUTS guitarist/vocalist Luc Lemay previously stated that “Colored Sands” would be “a very detailed, dark, epic, emotional, conceptual record.”
War On Music Records in 2011 released on vinyl the GORGUTS albums “From Wisdom To Hate” (2001) and “Obscura” (1998). These records were largely regarded as pioneering works in the technical death metal genre, and set the standard for the decade to follow.
GORGUTS‘ current lineup is as follows:
* Luc Lemay (NEGATIVA) – Vocals, Guitar
* Kevin Hufnagel (DYSRHYTHMIA, WHILE HEAVEN WEPT, BYLA, EUCLID STREET, THE FIFTH SEASON, GREY DIVISION BLUE) – Guitar
* Colin Marston (DYSRHYTHMIA, BEHOLD… THE ARCTOPUS, BYLA, KRALLICE, INDRICOTHERE) – Bass
* John Longstreth (DIM MAK, ORIGIN, THE RED CHORD, SKINLESS, POSSESSION, ANGELCORPSE) – Drums