KNOLL have today released their second full length studio album, Metempiric. KNOLL are currently on tour in the United States in support of the album, which has been released independently. Metempiric is available now.

Of the new release, KNOLL's Jamie Eubanks commented: “We are extremely thrilled to release our newest full-length, Metempiric. This record has been in the works since before our debut album was released and is our third independent release. We’re extremely grateful to be able to operate in this way, thanks for listening!”.

KNOLL hit upon a winning formula with debut album, Interstice, that they were keen to repeat with Metempiric: recording took place with Andy Nelson at Bricktop Recordings, in Chicago, IL, the album was then mixed by Kurt Ballou and mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege, whilst artwork was handled by Ethan McCarthy. The level of trust and confidence in those they had enlisted to work on Metempiric allowed them the freedom to push their creative boundaries even further than before.

Lyrically, the themes on the record are as complex and claustrophobic as before. The thirteen songs on the album are an abstraction of consciousness and time, using metaphor to delve deeper into the human condition. Along the way they cover class warfare and human atrocities through a tangle of words that encapsulate an inescapable sense of existential dread.

Eschewing label interest in favour of the DIY route, KNOLL will release Metempiric themselves this summer. Stating the personal nature of their music and retaining complete ownership and control as being cornerstones of their decision, KNOLL are embracing the hard work and hands-on nature of the task ahead of them. These six college-age musicians stand on the precipice of adulthood with the world at their feet; Metempiric is merely the next chapter in what looks set to be an ongoing tale.

Praise for Metempiric:

  • 'Metempiric as it stands is a testament to the strength behind this band’s songwriting capability and musicianship'. - New Noise magazine
  • 'Knoll are a phenomenon for a reason, and Metempiric is the second round of undeniable proof.' - Noob Heavy
  • 'It seems a fair bet that these guys could one day take the deathgrind crown should they continue on this powerful upwards trajectory'. - Distorted Sound

Metempiric is available on CD, cassette, vinyl and digitally. Pre-orders are available now.

Upcoming KNOLL performances:

  • June 24 - Chesapeake, VA - Riffhouse
  • June 25 - Asheville, NC - Static Age
  • June 26 - Savannah, GA - Lodge of Sorrows
  • June 28 - Orlando, FL - Will’s Pub
  • June 29 - Stuart, FL - The Stillery
  • June 30 - Jacksonville, FL - Archetype
  • July 1 - Atlanta, GA - 529 Bar
  • July 2 - Birmingham, AL - The Hatch
  • July 3 - Greenville, SC - Birds Fly South

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