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Suicide Silence say next album will feature 70% clean vocals

Suicide Silence
Suicide Silence

Suicide Silence say their next album will feature “70%” clean vocals.

The band have been working on the follow-up to their last full-length album, 2014’s You Can’t Stop Me which is due out next February. Vocalist Eddie Hermida previously promised the record would make a “statement.”

He tells AltPress: “We decided as a band to do something way outside the spectrum of what Suicide Silence has done in the past. We wanted to maintain a heavy sound while exploring our love of music, and what came out surprised us 100%.

“Really, the biggest difference is that we stopped giving a fuck, and when you do that you feel free, and you learn who you really are.”

Drummer Alex Lopez tells MetalShop TV: “There’s clean vocals on 70% of the album. It’s the first time he Eddie has been confident enough to do it. There’s a lot of singing in it, there’s a lot of screaming in it.

“It’s called range, it’s called dynamics. There’s melody in it.”

Bassist Dan Kenny adds: ““He didn’t sing just to sing. It just came out so it felt normal and natural.”

Watch the video interview below.

Suicide Silence are currently on the road across Europe.

Suicide Silence tour dates 2016⁄2017

Dec 20: Hannover Musikcentrum, Germany
Dec 21: Cologne Live Music Hall, Germany
Dec 22: Berlin C-Theater, Germany
Mar 19: Southampton Engine Rooms, UK
Mar 20: Manchester Club Academy, UK
Mar 21: Glasgow Garage, UK
Mar 22: Birmingham O2 Academy 2, UK
Mar 23: Bristol Marble Factory, UK
Mar 24: London Koko, UK

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