EXODUS' new album, "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A", will be available for streaming in its entirety from October 15 until October 19 on the band's MySpace page. Due in North America on October 23 via Nuclear Blast Records, the CD was recorded at Sharkbite Studios in Oakland, California with producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, MACHINE HEAD, NEVERMORE, ARCH ENEMY).
"The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A" track listing:
01. A Call To Arms
02. Riot Act
03. Funeral Hymn
04. Children Of A Worthless God
05. As It Was, As It Soon Shall Be
06. The Atrocity Exhibition
08. The Garden Of Bleeding
09. Bedlam 123
EXODUS played two brand new songs — "Bedlam 123" and "Funeral Hymn" — during their appearance on August 8, 2007 at the Showcase Theater in Corona, California. Watch video footage of both tracks on YouTube:
With regards to the album's title, Gary Holt said, "Why 'Exhibit A', you might ask? Because we already have four songs recorded and finished for the next album, which we will resume recording some time around the end of the year, and this is a two-part record. Part two being exhibit B. So yes, there will be another EXODUS album finished hopefully soon after the release of this one. And when all is said and done, there will never have been anything as brutal and genre-defining done before in thrash metal. An epic monster this one is, and the next is going to take it even further."
EXODUS will embark on a North American headlining tour in January/February. Support on the trek will come from GOATWHORE, ARSIS and WARBRINGER. Tickets are available through EnterTheVault.com and all normal ticketing outlets.
Gino Alache of Rockumradio.com conducted an interview with EXODUS guitarist Gary Holt on October 7, 2007. The six-minute chat can be downloaded as an MP3 file at this location.
A TV commercial for "The Atrocity Exhibition: Exhibit A" can be viewed below.