Abhorrent Decimation announce new lead guitarist; begin work on new album

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Official press release:

UK death metal giants Abhorrent Decimation are pleased to announce the addition of long-time friend, Jackson endorsee Ross McLennan (Reign of Fury) on lead guitars as they begin working on their forthcoming debut release with Prosthetic Records. Sharing his enthusiasm, McLennan commented:

“I’m really happy to be joining the band at such an exciting time. I’ve known the guys quite a while and always admired their drive and professionalism. I hope that I can add something to that formula and I look forward to contributing towards making the next record a success.”

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Vocalist Ashley Scott continued to comment on the changes and reveal what’s in store for the new release, stating:

Ross has been a friend of the band for such a long time, it’s great to have him fill this position. As a unit, we are closer than we have ever been, the creative juices are flowing and we are ready to seriously up our game from the Miasmic era. The themes for this new one are all done, we have a considerable amount of demoed material already and we are just extremely excited to collaborate with Prosthetic on this release.”

Abhorrent Decimation have also announced bassist David Archer will handle all engineering and production duties for the yet-to-be titled album, of which he remarked:

“The dynamic of the band has changed recently and that has obviously altered the way that we do things. I really wanted to try to include influences from other genres and styles to make our sound a bit broader and more musical whilst still retaining that aggression of our previous material. The main thing that I want to achieve with this album is to create something that sounds a bit more involved and thought-out. Something dark, brooding and just a bit more reflective, whilst still being something that our fans can appreciate and that we will enjoy playing live.”

Rhythm guitarist William Cooke added:

“We’re bringing a lot more to the table this time around, the demos we have made so far are packed with new influences and I know our fans are going to love the general direction of this sound. It’s an extremely exciting time.”

Hear samples of new music and find out more about McLennan in the below video update from the band, which also includes a listing of Abhorrent Decimation’s upcoming appearances throughout the UK:

8/27 – London, UK | The Black Heart
10/22 – Belgium | TBA
10/23 – Belgium | TBA
10/28 – Reading, UK | THe Facebar
10/30 – York, UK | Fulford Arms

Abhorrent Decimation is:

Ashley Scott – vocals
Ross McLennan – lead guitars
Will Cooke – rhythm guitars
Ryan Dennington – Drums
David Archer – Bass