Published Dec 01, 2008They say the '90s are the new '80s and the sudden resurgence of bands such as the Jesus Lizard, 18th Dye and Swervedriver are certainly a sign of the times ahead. Now throwing their hat in the ring are Knoxville, TN's former MTV Buzz Bin faves Superdrag, who have announced they'll properly reunite for a new album in 2009.
Having confirmed the reunion early this year, the line-up of John Davis, Don Coffey Jr., Brandon Fisher and Tom Pappas performed successful reunion shows at the Bonnaroo and Monolith festivals earlier this year, along with a co-headling gig in NYC with former tour-mates Nada Surf. However, last week via the band's website, front-man Davis confirmed the band have a new album titled Industry Giants that is scheduled for release on March 17 through Superdrag Sound Labratories/Thirty Tigers.
The album will be the first studio album by the reunited line-up that last recorded together on 1998's Head Trip In Every Key, their final album for Elektra.
Say the band about the album, "Industry Giants finds Superdrag's music moving forward, and nullifies the unwritten law that dictates that all reunion albums must be bitter disappointments. The songs say something meaningful about the world that speaks to everyone, and at times they rock harder than Superdrag have ever been known to rock before."
John Davis also gave a statement to fans, saying, "I can't wait to get the record out. I can't wait for people to hear it. I wish it could come out tomorrow."
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