SPINESHANK drummer Tommy Decker has posted the following update on the band's recent activities: "Hi everybody. Just wanted to catch everybody up on what's up with the new album. We've been writing a lot of stuff and it's coming out awesome. I think it's the next logical step for the band. Some of it is the heaviest stuff we've ever done. There's a new song that will definitely be a live show closer. It's really brutal! Sort of like 'The Height Of Callousness' but even heavier. We've also been experimenting with some different kind of songs lately, really dark and dynamic. Of course there are the same SPINESHANK elements that have always been there, electronics, anger, good grooves, quiet parts that explode into chaos. We are gonna take our time we want to make the best record we can and that takes time, so bear with us. It will be out this year though (barring any catastrophes). Well, I've gotta get back to writing music so I'll post again soon, when things are a little more finished. Bye, Tommy"