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Premiere: Listen To Doom Titans Ufomammut’s Crushing New Track, Babel

The Italian heavyweights drop their new album, 8, on September 22 – and this advance taste of it is wickedly devastating.

Italian doom crew Ufomammut are back with an epic, all-consuming boom on September 22, when their new album, 8, comes out via Neurot Recordings. Funnily enough, it’s the trio’s eighth album. Who knew, huh?

Ahead of the long-player’s emergence, Kerrang! is pleased indeed to premiere Babel, the opening track of 8. Of the song – check it out above, and turn it up – the band says: 

“Babel is the opening track of the new album and it is the song that bring us from our previous record, Ecate, through to the new album, 8. The track is based on Babel as Babylon, a biblical myth that explains why we all speak different languages. After the great flood a united humanity speaking a single language reunite in Babylon and they built a tower to reach heaven. God, as usual, scattered all the people around the world giving them different languages… The tower of Babel represents the perfection that goes against God. And that’s why the title of our new album resounds in 100 different ways.”

Ufomammut (official website) tour Europe alongside Usnea as follows:

September

22: Milan, Santeria Social Club (album launch party)
30: Paris, La Boule Noire

October

1: Nantes, Le Ferrailieur
3: London, Borderline
4: Brussels, Magasin 4
5: Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
6: Pratteln, Up In Smoke Festival
7: Nijmegen, Soulcrusher Festival
8: Bielefeld, Forum
10: Oslo, Blitz
11: Stockholm, Klub Undergangen
13: Helsinki, Korjaamo Blowup Vol.3 Festival
14: Tampere, Olympia-Korteli
16: Copenhagen, KB 18
17: Berlin, Lido
18: Hamburg, Markthalle
19: Leipzig, Werk 2
20: Wroclaw, Firley
21: Prague, 007
22: Munich, Keep It Doom Festival 

Check out Ufomammut’s 2015 LP, Ecate, below.

Posted on September 1st 2017, 8:18am
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