New UK hardcore group Skin Failure (ex-Black Peaks) reveal new video for ‘Meat Pond’ single
Debut LP Radillac released 11th November via Small Pond
‘Meat Pond’ single streaming now
New progressive thrash/hardcore group Skin Failure have revealed their new video for ‘Meat Pond’, the first visual treat of their out-of-this-world debut album Radillac, which will be released 11th November via Small Pond.
The single, which features guest vocals from Charlie Davis of Wasted Death and Beggar, can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTEKUMbqhQ8
Pre-order / stream Radillac here: https://listen.smallpondrec.com/meat-river
Skin Failure comment on ‘Meat Pond’: “One of our favourites, this track came together super-fast when we were writing and then in the studio and it was a total joy to have Charlie (Davis) (Wasted Death / Beggar) come and guest with us. He really added some gnarly f**king character to the choruses and then the part in seven just sounds beastly with both Will and Charlie’s voices.”
A concept album, Radillac tells the story of an interdimensional ‘Jesus’, flung into amphetamine-powered wormhole and travelling through time and space. ‘Meat Pond’, track three from the record, has our ‘Jesus’ finding himself in 1980s London, meeting a godlike Jeff Bridges and training in a Matrix-style montage.
This is not your everyday album, then. A full-throttle, high-psychedelia record, Radillac is the sound of a band having as much fun as is inhumanly possible. Elements as disparate as Every TimeI Die, Mastodon, and Slayer clash and combine to thrilling effect, with a bonus guest feature from UK comedy legend Ed Gamble on track four’s ‘Remy LeBeau’s Big Pile of Bones’.
Forming in 2021 after a few years of riff-gathering, Skin Failure‘s thrilling debut is testament to the limitless talent of the group: Will Gardner (vocals), Paul Stallan (guitar), Toby Stewart (guitar), Dave Larkin (bass), and Sam Simpson (drums). Skin Failure will make their live debut at ArcTanGent 2022.
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