Armored Saint Reveals New Album, "La Raza," Details
Los Angeles metal band Armored Saint has announced the tracklisting for the band's recently completed album "La Raza," the band's first new album since 2001's "Nod to the Old School." "La Raza" was recorded at Tranzformer Studios in Burbank, CA, was produced by bassist Joey Vera, and engineered by Bryan Carlstrom and his assistant John Nuss. "La Raza" will be available everywhere on March 16th 2010.
"La Raza" tracklisting is as follows:
01. Loose Cannon
02. Head On
03. Left Hook from Right Field
04. Get Off the Fence
06. La Raza
07. Black Feet
08. Little Monkey
10. Bandit Country
Bassist, producer, and founding member Joey Vera comments on the unique recording process for "La Raza," “We used nothing but analog gear, most of which was custom built by Rupert Neve for Bryan Carlstrom. We hit every signal (drum mics, guitars, vocals) with custom or vintage analog gear before recording into Pro Tools. We even used rare vintage amps for most of the guitar overdubs. At mix time, we mixed on an SSL 4000E console and went to a 1 inch tape reel (one of only 2 on the west coast) for our final masters. Uh…you DO know what tape is, don't you?"
"What does this all mean? It means we spit in the ear of the age of the mp3, teenie, tiny ear bud listening culture that has turned its back on what it means to experience music. This record is FAT. We mean, obese! Full on cardiovascular failure stuff! Old School, Baby!"
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