MUSIC NEWS: Cancer Bats Announce ‘You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1’ Acoustic EP
Cancer Bats have announced they will be releasing an acoustic EP on 16th December 2020. You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 will feature new takes on classic Cancer Bats tracks.
The EP will initially be released via the band’s Bandcamp and all proceeds raised will be donated to Water First NGO. The organisation helps to train interns in water purification, to aid them in helping their communities to have access to clean drinking water. “While we are excited for fans to hear and enjoy these new renditions, the other goal for this project is to raise funds and awareness for the clean water crisis that still exists within Canada for many Indigenous communities,” says vocalist Liam Cormier.
Discussing the forthcoming EP release, he adds: “After having our road dog existence of constant touring over the past 15 years halted due to the pandemic, and with all four band members, now spread across Canada in separate cities, towns and Provinces, we haven’t been in the same room since March. While separated from each other, we thought what better time to re-examine and record new versions of 6 classic Bats tracks. With the end of 2020 just around the corner, the optimistic lyrics to Deathsmarch seem to ring truer now than when first shouted in 2008, “Hey World You’ll Never Break Us, try your hardest, try your hardest.”
You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 track-listing:
01: Deathsmarch To A New Acoustic Beat (Featuring guest vocals from Ojibway singer-songwriter Nick Sherman)
02: Road Sick Sick Sick So Stay Home
03: Black Metal Bicycle My Blues Riffs Away
04: Darkness Lite
05: Bed of Nails Dreams of Tambourines
06: Lucifer’s Slightly Less Rocking Chair
07: Bastards Waltz Recorded Live From TV (Bandcamp exclusive)
You can pre-order You’ll Never Break Us: Separation Sessions Vol. 1 from HERE ahead of its release on 16th December 2020. Those who purchase the EP through Bandcamp will receive bonus track Bastards Waltz Recorded Live From TV. The EP will be available on other digital streaming platforms on 18th December 2020 through Bat Skull Records, in collaboration with New Damage Records.