FLOTSAM AND JETSAM Sign With Metal Blade Records; 'Ugly Noise' Track Streaming
February 19, 2013, 5 years ago
Phoenix, AZ-based thrash metallers FLOTSAM AND JETSAM has returned to Metal Blade Records to release their new album, Ugly Noise. The lead single/title track is available for streaming below:
Ugly Noise is the band's eleventh full-length album, their first release on Metal Blade since 2001, and the follow up to their 2010 album, The Cold. The record also heralds the return of original members Michael Gilbert on guitar and Kelly David Smith on drums, who haven't recorded with Flotsam And Jetsam since High in 1997.
Flotsam And Jetsam's Kelly Smith comments on working with Metal Blade: "We have just inked a distribution deal for the release of Ugly Noise through Metal Blade Records. Ugly Noise will be released worldwide in late March/Early April of 2013. It was the obvious choice for us after our long-standing relationship and Metal Blades 30 year history of metal. You can't match what they can do with 30 years of experience behind them. We are excited and looking forward to working with MB in 2013."
Flotsam And Jetsam are currently on The Dark Roots Of Thrash tour with TESTAMENT. Remaining dates include:
February20 - Cincinnati, OH - Bogart’s
21 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Intersection
22 - Milwaukee, WI - The Rave
23 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
25 - Denver, CO - The Summit Music Hall
26 - Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue
28 - Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades
Flotsam And Jetsam lineup:
Eric 'AK' Knutson - vocals
Edward Carlson - guitar
Michael Gilbert - guitar
Jason Ward - bass
Kelly Smith - drums
More on the band at this location.