On February 22, Premier Guitar‘s Rebecca Dirks was on location in Chicago, Illinois, where she visited with Kent Eriksson, MESHUGGAH‘s tech for guitarists Fredrik Thordendal, Mårten Hagström and bassist Dick Lövgren. He talked about their current live setups, including signature eight-string and seven-string Ibanez guitars and Warwick basses, and how each member uses the Fractal Audio Axe-Fx. Check out the footage below.
MESHUGGAH recently completed touring North America with ANIMALS AS LEADERS as direct support and INTRONAUT opening each evening.
This continent-shifting, sonically devastating tour launched in Orlando, Florida on February 11 and ran through March 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A previously unreleased MESHUGGAH track, “Pitch Black”, is available for free download as a two-track EP from Scion Audio/Visual, (a.k.a. Scion A/V), the in-house record label and lifestyle marketing division of the Scion marque produced by Toyota Motor Corporation for the North American market. In addition to the “Pitch Black” title cut, the EP includes a live recording of the “obZen” song “Dancers To A Discordant System”.
MESHUGGAH‘s latest album, “Koloss”, has sold more than 40,000 copies in the United States since its March 2012 release.