Montreal-based prog outfit HEAVEN’S CRY have revealed the first sample of new material featured on their forthcoming album, “Outcast”. The nearly one minute long teaser, which also showcases the albums chaos inducing artwork alongside quotes from political activist Noam Chomsky, whom approved a selection of one of his speeches to appear in the new track ‘”The Human Factor”.
“Pierre (St-Jean, vocals/guitar) introduced me to Noam Chomsky’ work in the early 2000s”, commented vocalist/bassist Sylvain Auclair. “When the time came to dress up that two-minute instrumental part in “The Human Factor”, Noam’ 1970 ‘ in the ‘ lecture was a perfect fit.”
Get the first listen in the below teaser or stream it on YouTube HERE!
Continuing where their 2012 critically acclaimed full-length “Wheels of Impermanence” left off, “Outcast” is a concept album that examines the corruption of governments around the world and incites humankind to rally up and fight as this will be the key to our survival and growth. Scheduled for release on June 3 via Prosthetic Records, “Outcast” was self-produced by the band along with Yannick St-Amand. Stay tuned in the coming week for pre-order bundles and further details on the new album.
Check out HEAVEN’S CRY live at one of their upcoming record release shows this June!