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Mudvayne Completing New Album

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Billboard.com reports: It won't be out until later this year, but Mudvayne plans to wrap up the recording of its fourth album this week.

"I've got three songs left to track, but it's just vocal tracking," frontman Chad Gray tells Billboard.com. "It's just vocal tracking. All the guitars are done. All the drums are done. All the bass is done. We're just doing housekeeping right now. We're just listening, checking things out, reviewing stuff, making sure the performance is the right one -- the little odds and ends you do before you pack up everything and go home."

The quartet recorded the as-yet-untitled album in New Orleans with Dave Fortman, who produced 2005's "Lost and Found." Things went smoothly, Gray says, and he's confident that the final product will surprise -- and, he hopes, please -- Mudvayne's core fans.

"It's not light years away from what we've done in the past, but it's not the same," the singer explains. "This has got some really interesting music on it, stuff you don't expect. It just kinda moves forward; it's not linear from what we've done before. But I think it's gonna be a great record."

Gray says the band expects the album to come out in the fourth quarter of the year, with touring to follow. Meanwhile, he and guitarist Gregg Tribbett are stepping outside Mudvayne for the next several months as part of Hellyeah, the all-star group that includes former Pantera/Damageplan drummer Vinnie Paul and Nothingface members Jerry Montano and Tom Maxwell.

Source: Billboard.com

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1. Zero 54 writes:

F*** Yeah, Mudvayne kicks ass, all their sh** is great

# Apr 1, 2007 @ 12:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. bassmaster! writes:

f*** YA MUDVAYNE KICKS ASS! CANT WAIT!

# Apr 1, 2007 @ 3:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. BodomBastard writes:

i prefer the L.D. 50 days, when they wore all the facepaint and sh**... they changed a whole lot...

# Apr 1, 2007 @ 4:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

i f***ing love this band i want to see them so bad live and a new album= tour so ya not missing them again...AND YESS TO ALL ABOVE I AGREE!!! THEY DO KICK ASS...keep it up mudvayne.....cheers

# Apr 1, 2007 @ 4:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. broken face writes:

there older heavyier stuff was alot beta i still like lost n found but it was nuffin compared 2 LD.50

# Apr 1, 2007 @ 9:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. evilcheeba writes:

Looking forward to the new album, I just hope they don't stray too far from the formula the fans love. Each of their albums has evolved some from the previous sound and that is good, but full on change doesn't always work well. I like the direction they have taken thus far and hope they continue to rock.

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7. chewbaca writes:

this new album will be even more radio friendly than the last album.

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8. Plumb writes:

Yaaaay.This is nthe most happy I been since Vince and Donald got into that brawl.Old man skin and flabby arms.OOOOOHH YEEAH.

# Apr 2, 2007 @ 11:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Scorpion69 writes:

HELL YES!!!!!!!!!!! Mudvayne is my most favorite band. I can't wait!!!!!!

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10. Valentine_no_more writes:

+he Be$+ B@nd EVER is MUDV@YNE!

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11. Valentine_no_more writes:

HELL YEEEEAAAYA!!

# Apr 4, 2007 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

i hope this album reflects alot of LD 50 and The End Of All Things To Come....please mudvayne
yes this band is awesome but i wouldn't call them the best that is overused and overrated with opinions of people and religion and sh** like that....whatever hope that the album kicks a$$ and i hope the tour bands are good unlike the disgusting line-up with korn and 10 years i mean ewwww....cheers always....BTW LET ME KNOW IF YOU AGREE WITH ME OR NOT....THX...:D

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13. Scorpion69 writes:

yeah true,very true... but it is my favortist band so I would speak big of them. But actually My theme song is not falling from Mudvayne.

# Apr 4, 2007 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Valentine_no_more writes:

Hopefully it is like LD 50 and The End of All Things To Come because My theme song is DIG from MuDvAyNe.I luv their Music so Much!!!

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15. Valentine_no_more writes:

VWO!!! (Valentine World Order)

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16. B-rad writes:

Looking forward to it, Mudvayne is awesome.

Why do people keep saying they want it to be like L.D. 50 and The End Of All Things To Come? The point of releasing new albums is to try something new, not do the same things you've already done.

# Apr 6, 2007 @ 1:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. BrOkEn FaCe writes:

but thats not the point it cu b more like ld.50 n the end of all things 2 com but in a different direction just not "radio friendly" direction, my personal favourite is dig and nothing on there latest album even came close 2 the greatness of dig

# Apr 6, 2007 @ 1:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. B-rad writes:

I know L.D. 50 was great. But all of their albums have been commercial in some way. Dig won the first MTV2 award, and Not Falling was extremely popular.

# Apr 6, 2007 @ 10:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Neurotictim writes:

I'm a huge fan of Mudvayne, but I like "The End of All Things" and "Lost and Found" more than "L.D. 50." The songs have progressively been better written, the playing is tighter, and the mixdowns/production are solid. I could appreciate a little less of the "slick" production sound, but I'll buy it either way. I don't care if what I like is "radio friendly." That just means that people are picking up on something cool - and, a bit of a reminder, bands don't get signed to major labels if they're not commercial, or can't be made to sell.

And thank whatever higher power is out there that they got rid of that ridiculous makeup.

# Apr 6, 2007 @ 10:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. mud-puppet_17 writes:

mudvayne... what more can you say, this band has been rockin for a long time and they will continue to rock, chad, ryan, matt gregg, keep up the kicka$$ music you make.

# Apr 7, 2007 @ 12:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. acacia writes:

f*** yes, i hated lost and found but end of all things to come was great and so was l.d 50 be intresting to see what this will be like

# Apr 7, 2007 @ 9:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. mud-puppet_17 writes:

i cant wait for this new album to come out, its gonna be f***in awesome. i dont care what any of you mud fans have said... lost and found was a kicka$$ album, as was the other mudvayne albums.

# Apr 8, 2007 @ 12:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. ChudlyWudly writes:

best damn news ive heard this year, lol besides the new MM album. Cant wait to rock out with my c*** out

# Apr 10, 2007 @ 11:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Scorpion69 writes:

I love how everybody loves Mudvayne!! Mudvayne is my most favorite band ever!!!

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25. Valentine_no_more writes:

They are my favorite band too. did u see the picture of the band? Chad(lead singer) has the coolest outfit on And I agree that there last album did not compare to Dig and also not to be radio friendly, be unfriendly..... MUDVAYNE IS THE SH!T!!!!

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26. Valentine_no_more writes:

(just one) YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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27. Valentine_no_more writes:

HANG OU W/ UR W@NG OUT!

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28. Scorpion69 writes:

Mudvayne needs to tour some where in Missouri... I want to go see them so bad!!!!!!!

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