Published Jun 06, 2012Long Island hardcore veterans Vision of Disorder haven't issued an LP since 2001's nu-metal-tinged From Bliss to Devastation, but the band have just wrapped up recording sessions for a new album, tentatively titled The Cursed Remain Cursed. This will be the first full-length from the group since they ended a six-year sabbatical in 2008.
While a tracklisting has yet to appear, the record is expected to be released sometime this September through Candlelight Records. The Cursed Remain Cursed was produced by Will Putney (Shadows Fall, Suicide Silence) and mixed by Cameron Webb (Motörhead, Social Distortion).
"This record is vintage V.O.D., but we've all grown as musicians and individuals since the last stuff we released," vocalist Tim Williams told Terrorizer [via Blabbermouth]. "It's pretty diverse. You've got songs like 'Blood Red Sun' that are among the most forward-thinking, progressive things we've ever done, while still being real vicious -- but there are some straight-up numbers too, like 'Hard Times' and 'Loveless.'"
Though the band have yet to unveil any new material, it's been reported that they recently filmed a video for The Cursed Remain Cursed's first single, "Set to Fail."
While musically, the album apparently touches up the trademark Vision of Disorder crunch with some new tricks, Williams explained that his lyrics this time around will bounce between harrowing personal issues and political topics.
"Lyrically, it's coming from a pretty dark place, falling into the pits of one's own personal hell, and having to crawl out or die down there, plus there's some more political stuff, too. This has been a long time in the making and we just went with what felt right."