A couple of weeks ago Mr. Verbeuren wrapped up the third track for “Of Chaos And Carnal Pleasures”. Meaning that’s 3 songs out of 6 down when it comes to the drums from the drum wizard! The tune “Reign” is hereby completed, and sounds more massive than ever with Dirk’s phenomenal input. Just incredible.
We are moving forward in a rapid pace with the final pieces of the puzzle in the process of completing this masterpiece. Dirk is delivering absolutely outstanding drums once again, further showing the world that he’s, without a doubt, one of the best drummers to ever walk this earth. How he at times interprets certain parts differently from how I originally envisioned them on my demos is very interesting as he ups the domination more than I thought was possible.
It’s such a privilege to be able to work with stellar musicians such as Dirk, and I have the honor of working with a bunch of them: thanx Dirk, Jörgen, Ellinor and Lars (plus all the guests, of course), you really bring this to yet another level. I can never state this enough.
December is the month when me and Mr. Swanö at Unisound will make this beast perfect mix and mastering wise, if nothing fucks up the plans, and when we’re a 100 percent satisfied it will be yours. Not a second earlier.
It will be a reward of unknown proportions. It will be the reward for your tremendous support, Haters.
Mr. Verbeuren is making it clear that the second (2 fingers shown) track, “Sulphur”, out of the 6 making up “Of Chaos And Carnal Pleasures” is completed. I am once again completely floored by the work Dirk does. The darkness that is this particular tune just got enhanced with his drumming on it.
I have, as you know, had the honor of working with Dirk for a few albums now, but I never cease to be amazed by his approach to my material and the inhuman things he pulls off. He truly is the best goddamn drummer out there, one who can do it all. I’m honored to call him a friend.
There’s lots more updates coming as we go down the road of completing our magnum opus, so hang in there. This album is exceeding everything I thought was possible with TPH. We are keeping the perfected formula displayed on “TINEIWLU”, and now we are perfecting it even more.
Stay tuned, Haters. And once again huge thanx to all of you who make this masterpiece a reality with your donations.
Say hello to Mr. Verbeuren. 1 finger representing 1 song (opener “Blood Design”) is now completed drum wise. In his own words:
“- Dear Haters: after a long delay, the time has come for me to dig deep into “OCACP”. Having now listened to every song in detail, I can honestly say that K, E, J and the rest of the TPH hordes have once again concocted a supremely epic opus of metal mastery! It’s truly a pleasure to contribute some beats and fills to this beast of a record. As a matter of fact, drums for song number one are now done. Stay tuned for more updates coming your way shortly!”
Before rounding this post up, lemme just tell you that the work D is doing for this album is, again nothing short of absolutely mindblowing. When I heard “Blood Design” the first time with his drums I couldn’t believe my ears. And especially one part in this tune just had me stop the playback to rewind and see if what I heard was actually correct…
Even if I wanted to, I wouldn’t even be able to program drums like that. Without a doubt, that section is one of the sickest drum parts I have ever heard.
Mr. Verbeuren is one of a kind and a drum phenom among mere mortals. It is such an honor to be able to have my fave drummer of all time on yet another TPH album. Absolutely insane. I can’t say good enough words about Dirk to make him justice, really. But thanx, D – thanx for being a part of this.
There are more updates coming, so hang in there.
“Of Chaos And Carnal Pleasures” is building up to destroy everything.
A few days I got the first mix of “Blood Design”, the opener on “Of Chaos And Carnal Pleasures” and…
This is bound to be absolutely amazing on all accounts. Mr. Dan Swanö’s really done some killer work, to put it mildly. He and I have always went back and forth with the bass sound when we do albums together, as you know that part is extremely important to me. Well, this time I had exactly ZERO pointers for him bass sound-wise.
He. Fucken. Nailed. Right. Away.
That’s actually a first. I guess he knows what I am after now after all these years when it comes to the bass. In his own words (and I can’t possibly translate this from Swedish unfortunately, coz it makes no sense):
“- Basen ligger som en sur gubbe genom hela mixen och bara hatar allt liv, hela tiden.”
That is EXACTLY how it sounds and I couldn’t be fucken happier. The overall production is going to fucken crush as well, I guarantee it. Its sounds absolutely massive on all accounts, ladies and gents. Dan really knows his stuff, to put it mildly. In approximately 3 months you’ll experience it and nothing will ever be the same again.
That’s all for now, more updates as we go along on this diabolical mission that is completing “OCACP”.
NO MORE SHIRT ORDERS BEING TAKEN!
First off, make sure to read the post below this one in case you ordered a shirt sized 3XL and above, ok?
Second, thank you so much – all of you who made it worthwhile to go thru with this shirt. I’m extremely happy to see that as many as 80 or so people decided to purchase one. I truly appreciate the support, let that be known.
Now I will place the order with the printers at Helloil and I should have everything delivered to me within a couple of weeks. When the shirts have arrived it’ll take me an evening or 2 to pack everything before bring able to send them on their way to you, Haters. I will of course keep you informed on the process as we go along. Just keep an eye on this page. Also, I’d appreciate it if you let me know when your order arrives eventually.
As always, there’s been a few pre-orders from people who haven’t bothered to pay for their claimed items just yet… These shirts will be up for grabs later on if payment doesn’t come in. Keep an eye on that, ok?
As soon as everything is sent out you’ll be notified at our official Facebook page.
Last off, huge thanx to Seiya at Ogino Design for the excellent work for this piece of merch. You’re awesome, my friend.
Now, stay tuned for “Of Chaos And Carnal Pleasures”, planned to arrive by the end of 2016.
It will be glorious.