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Tomas Haake Discusses Lyrics On New Meshuggah Album

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Tomas Haake of Swedish extreme technical metal pioneers Meshuggah has dropped a new video discussing the lyrical inspiration of eighth album, "The Violent Sleep of Reason."

Inspired by a Goya painting titled "The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters," the album will be released on October 7th, 2016 via Nuclear Blast Records.

You can order your own copy at this location. The album was produced by the band and was engineered by Tue Madsen of Puk Studios in Kaerby, Denmark.

For the cover art the band once again enlisted Keerych Luminokaya, who created the artwork for "Koloss" and "The Ophidian Trek" as well as new images for each of the 7 albums and 3 EPs featured in the "25 Years of Musical Deviance" box set.

1. Clockworks
2. Born in Dissonance
3. MonstroCity
4. By the Ton
5. Violent Sleep of Reason
6. Ivory Tower
7. Stifled
8. Nostrum
9. Our Rage Won’t Die
10. Into Decay

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