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Corrosion Of Conformity Writing Material For New Album

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Corrosion of Conformity has begun writing material for a next album, the follow-up to the self-titled record released via Candlelight Records in late February 2012 and recently released Scion A/V EP "Megalodon." The album, untitled at this time, will again feature the trio of vocalist/bassist Mike Dean, guitarist Woodroe Weatherman, and drummer Reed Mullin.

Last week the band announced a first live performance for the New Year at the annual Metal Fest Chile on April 13th. It will be the first Corrosion of Conformity appearance ever in Chile. Mike Dean comments, “We have been talking about going to South American forever and with Chile being a big source of so much of our Facebook traffic, I know it’s going to be epic. Another chance for us to do a festival with Down is always a very good thing.”

The festival follows the completion of the band’s recent U.S. tour that concluded in southern California alongside High On Fire. The trio was also a featured participant on Barge From Hell that left Florida shores on December 7th. Dean notes, “The cruise was pretty awesome. We had Rick and Jonathan from Torche masquerading as our crew and watching their antics alone was worth the trip. The seas were calm so there was no hurling over the bow.”

Corrosion of Conformity continues to promote the self-titled album in interviews with media as well spreading word on the band's recently released "Megalodon" EP. The EP, sponsored by the folks at Scion A/V, is available for free now via various outlets. Dean says, “The EP was written, recorded, and released in two months time. It really challenged us in a good way. It feels good to get two releases out in one year and I expect that we will continue that level of productivity.” Continuing he shares, “The self-titled album is holding up very well for me. There is a wide variety of material there. It’s all definitely COC but at the same time everything is really a stretch for us. Within the realm of never being totally satisfied, I am very happy with how it came out.”

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1. brandedcfh420 writes:

EXCELLENT NEWS!!!!

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2. hewhoshallnotbenamed writes:

i know phil must've had pepper sell him his soul. but i must say that although i really liked the last album, i like how coc sounds with pepper.

# Jan 25, 2013 @ 12:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Borntomosh writes:

Man, just adding to my anticipation list for 2013.

# Jan 25, 2013 @ 4:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. KREDD writes:

Yeah I agree w/ @hewhoshallnotbenamed. Blind will always be my fave album.

# Jan 25, 2013 @ 10:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Drum_Junkie writes:

^ Agree. Blind was the album that got me into COC.
Blind was that perfect blend of southern metal and punk, IMO.

Although, I do like how Woody, Reed and Mike are getting back to their punk roots. I'm glad the inspiration is flowing and am looking forward to hearing what they put out next.

# Jan 25, 2013 @ 12:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Blindgreed1 writes:

Also agree. Pepper just has that COC drawl.

# Jan 25, 2013 @ 1:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. ThrashItAll writes:

I like old COC. COC w/o Pepper is my preference. He changed their sound, and not in a good way IMO. Bring back the hardcore COC! Lyrically too!!

# Jan 26, 2013 @ 6:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. I'm not Jesus Christ writes:

It's good to see COC continuing. I've been a fan of them for a long time and got to see them at least five times in back in the '90s, first was with Soundgarden and Danzig in 1990, then with Iron Maiden and Testament in 1992, Megadeth in 1995 and with Metallica twice in 1996 and 1997.

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9. Dirty D writes:

I hate what has happened to Pepper! I love his voice, and his song writing but, he lost his way. I am convinced the song "What You Despise" HAD to have been about Pepper!
War COC!!!

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