Protest the Hero Complete New Album + Share Preview Video
Protest the Hero have completed a new album, which will be their first studio effort since 2013's Volition, according to a recent update from the band. Intervening years saw the Canadian prog-rockers bow out of both studio and live work after singer Rody Walker began suffering issues with his voice.
It appears those hurdles have been cleared, however, as the outfit took to social media this week with an album update that includes a video preview of new music. Watch the video down toward the bottom of this post.
"It feels glorious to report that tracking for LP5 has finally been completed where it all began - at Jukasa!" the update from Wednesday (Nov. 6) revealed via Instagram. "This record has been an insane labour of love, spanning the last two years, but she's finally in the bag and off to mix."
It continued, "We spent the last few days tracking live keys, quartet and acoustic geets live in this beautiful room. Thanks to all the players who gave us their time and incredible skill over the last 48 hours. The video is just a tiny bit of what we worked on, but we are excited to show you what's next soon."
Protest the Hero made some of their past albums (such as 2011's Scurrilous) at Jukasa. Last year, the outfit embarked on a 10th-anniversary tour for 2008's Fortress. Pacific Myth, a round-up of material from the band's subscription-based Bandcamp series, was released in 2016. Four years ago, Walker jokingly auditioned for the role of vocalist in metalcore act Asking Alexandria.
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