Friday, March 18, 2016

DEAD CROSS + Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone has premiered the first song by new supergroup Dead Cross, consisting of ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and members of The Locust and Retox.

Listen to Dead Cross' "We'll Sleep When They're Dead" here:

The song, produced by Ross Robinson (The Cure, Sepultura, Slipknot, At the Drive-In), will appear on the band's debut album, coming up later this year.

In the words of Rolling Stone's Hank Shteamer, it "blurs together grindcore, hardcore punk and riff-driven noise-rock. The track is a vicious statement of renewed intent from Lombardo, the most influential metal drummer of the past 30 years."

Lombardo originally met his Dead Cross bandmates Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian when his band Fantomas toured with their band The Locust. He says, "With this band, I play harder, I play faster, and I play with the fury that this music demands. Each member brings a great deal of intensity and skill to the table. It's invigorating to work with them."

Serbian, frontman of Dead Cross and drummer of The Locust, says, "The whole reason I turned my back on school and a 'normal' future was because of Lombardo's drumming."

Lombardo is currently on tour as live drummer for Suicidal Tendencies, opening for Megadeth.

Dead Cross, live:
Apr 9 - Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre - Modified Ghost Festival w/ The Dillinger Escape Plan
May 9 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour w/ Melvins, Napalm Death

Photo by Robin Laananen