SUMERLANDS announce new album 'Dreamkiller' + share lead single

The band's long awaited sophomore effort now has a date.

Photograph by Jaclyn Woollard

On September 16th, Relapse Records will roll out the red carpet for Sumerlands as the band now announce the arrival of Dreamkiller, a ripping and roaring heavy metal affair produced and engineered by the celebrated Arthur Rizk. Big riffs, arena-level hooks, and doom flourishes of the highest order await, as the title track would suggest.


Rizk comments on the track:


“The ‘Dreamkiller’ instrumental section was inspired by Elton John’s ‘Funeral For a Friend’ which has the most evil sounding Bach-like guitar harmonies. I was drawing from the epicness of that song, as well as Judas Priest’s ‘Stained Class’ and Billy Joel’s ‘Movin’ Out’ which to me all typify that big 70s sound.”


Stream the title track below and pre-order your copy of the record HERE.


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