Cattle Decapitation Release “Death Atlas”

Cattle Decapitation: Death AtlasExtreme metal band Cattle Decapitation has returned after a four-year gap in albums with Death Atlas. The record, which marks their longest to date, is the first to feature new guitarist Belisario Dimuzio and bassist Olivier Pinard. Pinard joined the band in August 2018 after Derek Engemann left earlier in the year.

“I’m so proud to be part of this monumental album!!” Pinard wrote on Facebook. “Death Always wins…”

Pinard’s statement is a reference to the album’s central theme of impermanence. “The core concept of this record is humanity’s insignificance despite what we’ve convinced ourselves,” explains vocalist Travis Ryan. “That’s kind of why this album cover takes place in space, to remind you that ‘the universe always finds a way to purge’. In the grand scheme of things, our species is merely a fleeting thought.”

You can get a taste of the music and its themes in the short film “The Unerasable Past,” which serves as a music video for the album’s final two tracks:

Death Atlas is available now on CD, vinyl and as a digital download (iTunes and Amazon MP3).

Death Atlas Track List:

  1. Anthropogenic: End Transmission
  2. The Geocide
  3. Be Still Our Bleeding Hearts
  4. Vulturous
  5. The Great Dying, Part 1
  6. One Day Closer to the End of the World
  7. Bring Back the Plague
  8. Absolute Destitute
  9. The Great Dying, Pt. 2
  10. Finish Them
  11. With All Disrespect
  12. Time’s Cruel Curtain
  13. The Unerasable Past
  14. Death Atlas

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