William Bennett's self-styled Afro-noise project will issue a new album in October.
Festival Of The Dead is Bennett's third full-length as Cut Hands, following 2011's Afro Noise I and 2012's Black Mamba. Kiran Sande's Blackest Ever Black label will issue the record on digital, CD and double-vinyl formats.
The label says: "It is said that the gods of the dead demand you ritualistically commit to each intensely hot beat of the ceremonial drum. Now, here, is the music for their celebration of death, music to dance together with, to oblivion, a music both spectacular and ecstatic where, like never before, the spirits of santería and vaudou mix with raw electricity into burning diabolical polyrhythms."
Get a taste of what to expect with the album's opening salvo, "The Claw," which is streaming below.
A1 The Claw
A2 I Know What I Must Do
A3 Damballah 58
B1 Parataxic Distortion
B2 Festival Of The Dead
B3 Belladonna Theme
C1 Vaudou Take Me High
C3 None Of Your Bones Are Broken
D1 Madwoman (Festival Mix)
D2 Fruit Is Ripe
D3 Fire Ends The Day
Blackest Ever Black will release Festival Of The Dead on October 13th, 2014.