Byzantine The Cicada Tree - LP Bundle Bundles

Byzantine The Cicada Tree - LP Bundle Bundles

"The Cicada Tree" T-Shirts:

$46.99

Release Date: July 28, 2017

BUNDLE INCLUDES:
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• "The Cicada Tree" Peach/Orange Marbled Double Vinyl
• "The Cicada Tree" T-Shirt

LP Track Listing:
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SIDE A
01. New Ways to Bear Witness
02. Vile Maxim
03. Map of the Creator
04. Dead as Autumn Leaves

SIDE B
05. Trapjaw
06. The Subjugated
07. Incremental
08. The Cicada Tree

SIDE C
09. Verses of Violence
10. Moving in Stereo
11. Servitude

SIDE D
+ Etched

Vinyl Features:
+ Gatefold Jacket
+ Peach/Orange Marbled Double Vinyl
+ Etched Side D
+ European Import (Limited to 350 Copies)

To state that The Cicada Tree is 'classic Byzantine' in no way implies that this is an album solely rooted in the band's past. Certainly, all of the hallmarks that have made their sound so compelling for close to two decades are present and correct: muscular yet lithe riffs and fluid leads play against gripping, dynamic and at times unpredictable rhythms, while rich melodies and lyrics that are both involved and intelligent wind their way through every track. But, once more, the groove metal unit has continued their steady evolution - the interplay between their members organic and natural, imbuing the record's sixty-two-minute running time with a freshness and urgency. "After seventeen years of writing music for Byzantine, I know to let it just come as it may," states vocalist/guitarist Chris Ojeda. "I never really know what the songs are going to sound like or even the direction they might take. My main focus is to always experiment and push the parameters that have been pushed by past Byzantine albums, without straying too far from the original goal."

Code: Byzantine-Cicada-2017