Meshuggah have revealed the title of the upcoming eighth album, The Violent Sleep Of Reason. Inspired by a Goya painting called, “The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters,” the album will be released on October 7, 2016 via Nuclear Blast Records.
The album was produced by the band and was engineered by Tue Madsen of Puk Studios in Kaerby, Denmark. For the cover, the band once again enlisted Keerych Luminokaya who created the artwork for Koloss and The Ophidian Trek as well as the new images for each of the 7 albums and 3 EP’s featured in the 25 Years of Musical Deviance box set.
The Violent Sleep Of Reason will be available in the following formats:
• CD Digipak
• Black Double LP
• Blue/Brown Splatter Double LP
• T-shirt Bundle (Includes digipak & poster; available in sizes: S-XXL) *
• Mail-Order Exclusive Box Set*
o Limited to 1,000 worldwide
o Includes: Latex face mask, (2) stickers, (2) 1.25” buttons, poster flag, certificate of authenticity