On September 23, Michael of Freethinkers’ Blog conducted an interview with guitarist Mark Heylmun of California deathcore masters SUICIDE SILENCE in Vienna, Austria. You can now watch the chat below. Also available is performance footage from the Vienna concert.
SUICIDE SILENCE‘s new album, “The Black Crown”, sold around 14,400 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 28 on The Billboard 200 chart.
The band’s previous album, “No Time To Bleed”, opened with 14,000 units in July 2009 to land at No. 32 on The Billboard 200 chart.
“The Black Crown” was released in North America on July 12 via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded with heavyweight producer Steve Evetts (THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, EVERY TIME I DIE, HATEBREED) and features guest appearances by KORN singer Jonathan Davis and SUFFOCATION frontman Frank Mullen.
The cover artwork for “The Black Crown” was created by the Delaware-based freelance graphic designer and illustrator Ken “K3N” Adams, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD.