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Airbag announce 4th album Disconnected


Airbag have announced plans to release their fourth album.

They’ll launch Disconnected on June 10 via Karisma Records and it’s the Norwegian outfit’s first material since 2013’s The Greatest Show On Earth.

Guitarist Bjorn Riis says: “The early demos for Disconnected were written during a couple of months in late 2014. The idea and inspiration for most of the lyrics – and the title track in particular – came from me realising that I had to make some changes in my life.

“I was tired of the daily routine, working 9-5 in an office doing basically nothing and never having enough time for my family and music. I took a year off and started writing for the album.

“We discussed the theme for the songs and gave them a single title, reflecting different persons or ways of being disconnected to society and what’s expected of us and how we fail to live up to those expectations.”

The band have also issued one-minute teaser video to promote the record.

Airbag Disconnected tracklist

  1. Killer
  2. Broken
  3. Slave
  4. Sleepwalker
  5. Disconnected
  6. Returned

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