Thursday, February 18th 2010
As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is returning on March 9 with Beat The Devil’s Tattoo, the band’s sixth studio album and their first with new drummer Leah Shaprio. They’re among our favorite bands here at Antiquiet, and we’re excited to share another song off the album with you.
Check out Conscience Killer, and download it for free below:
Our friends over at Rcrdlbl.com did an early review of the album (click the picture), and had the following to say about the recording of Beat The Devil’s Tattoo:
For six months, Hayes, Been and new drummer Leah Shapiro, holed up in a basement studio together, during one of the coldest winters in recent history. In this house outside Philadelphia —the same place Howl was penned — they built their first album as a new band from the ground up. “It was like a family again, living together and working really closely like that,” Been says. “Something happened to us out there though, I’m not sure if we beat back our demons, or if we just let them take us over completely. But strange days make for strange times.”
With Shapiro on board, the band recorded in Los Angeles at the Station House, tracking all basic tracks in a shocking four days.
“We wrote over 23 songs for this record and the hardest thing about it was probably narrowing it down to a final 13 track album,” Been says. “There’s just a strange effortlessness now, which I haven’t felt since we recorded our first album. It’s just got that kind of nervous, kind of excited, kind of unsure feeling, where we don’t know where it’s gonna go next, so everyone just stands out of the way.”
Can’t wait for this one…