Thrash Veterans SADUS Sign With NUCLEAR BLAST, Release New Single 'It's The Sickness'
November 18, 2022
Thrash metal veterans SADUS have joined the Nuclear Blast Records family. Led by founding vocalist/guitarist Darren Travis and drummer Jon Allen, the band is armed with a resurgent arsenal of massive riffs and blistering solos, crushing drums and shredding bass, and is currently preparing the release of its first new album in 16 years, due out in 2023.
Commenting on the signing, Nuclear Blast's A&R veteran Monte Conner states: "I am thrilled to be reunited with Darren Travis and the mighty SADUS. Signing a band I have worked with in the past is never a given. Quite the opposite, in fact. I need to be blown away, and let me tell you, this new SADUS material is some of the best work I have ever heard from the band. It is the SADUS you know and love, with the same elements that made them unique in the past, but now with even stronger, more focused songs, and with crushingly heavy modern production."
With the signing comes SADUS's ferocious new single "It's The Sickness". The first taste off their impending record is a contemporary thrash classic with colossal, groove-laden riffs that was made to get the pit moving.
When asked to comment on the new track, Travis said: "As Joe Perry from AEROSMITH says... 'Let the music do the talking!!!'"
SADUS rose to notoriety amidst the San Francisco Bay Area's burgeoning thrash scene in the mid-1980s. The band's introductory album, "Illusions" (1988),led to their signing with Roadrunner Records by A&R guru Monte Conner and eventual release of the quintessential record "Swallowed In Black" (1990). Over the next decade and a half, the band went on to release the hailed albums "A Vision Of Misery" (1992),"Elements Of Anger" (1997) and "Out For Blood" (2006) as well as toured with the likes of MORBID ANGEL, SEPULTURA and OBITUARY, among others.
BLABBERMOUTH.NET uses the Facebook Comments plugin to let people comment on content on the site using their Facebook account. The comments reside on Facebook servers and are not stored on BLABBERMOUTH.NET. To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).