Rex Shachath have release the second in a series of studio diaries detailing the recording of their new, soon to be released EP titled Revocation Of The Blood Elect.
The videos show snippets of the band at work in the studio tracking the songs of the EP with the second video focusing in on bass and guitar tracking.
Revocation Of The Blood Elect was recorded, mixed and mastered by Joe Thompson at Sonic Forge Studio, Cardiff, Wales and features artwork by prolific UK artist Godmachine, who isfamed for his work with bands such as Suicide Silence, Bring Me The Horizon, Cannibal Corpse and Job For A Cowbow.
Look out for the release of Revocation Of The Blood Elect, which will be out on November 20th 2015 via the Great Dane Records label, in the meantime you can follow the band on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information from them.
Drummer Jay Rogers said about the recording effort – “In the beginning it was quite tough. We had planned to travel to the studio the day before recording, get a good nights sleep and start work first thing the next day. We started our journey from our hometown of Belfast and headed two hours south to Dublin to catch a ferry across the Irish Sea to Holyhead, Wales, before driving the length of the country to Cardiff. Mother nature quickly threw up a few obstacles…”
“First of all when we arrived in Dublin we found out our ferry crossing had been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions. We managed to catch a crossing later that evening and what should have taken a few hours took much, much longer. The swell was so bad at the port that the ferry couldn’t dock, so we had to go back out to sea. The ferry was basically a sitting duck waiting for the sea to calm down at port. It was miserable, the ship was rocking so bad and you couldn’t stand up without falling over. Everyone, young and old, it didn’t matter, everyone was on the floor.”
“Once we finally docked, we started our journey towards Cardiff. The problem was, it was now the early hours of the morning, I was due to start tracking in a few hours, and I was also the designated driver and only one insured to drive the vehicle. Anyway… we eventually got to Cardiff some hours later, parked up, and I went straight into the live room to set up and start tracking. No sleep. It was a long day but man was I glad for some sleep that night”
Revocation Of The Blood Elect track listing:
1. Atonement Through Atrocity
2. Impious Axiom
3. Revocation Of The Blood Elect
4. Within The Temple Of Disgust (Featuring Ben McCrow)
5. Colossus Rise