Brazilian thrash masters Sepultura
have officially presented the cover artwork and track listing of their upcoming record "The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must be the Heart
According to Diariodepernambuco
blog, the cover features work of charcoal drawing specialist Alexandre Wagner
, while the album itself is due out on October 25 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.
Track listing was also unveiled, confirming that the record will consist of 10 songs, as well as two bonus tunes, including a Death
cover "Zombie Ritual
"So before we went to the United States, to record the album, I was at
[Wagner's] house to talk about the cover, tell him the album title, talk about the concept of the film 'Metropolis,' so he could do something original,"
said guitarist Andreas Kisser
. "But when I saw the picture with the drawing, I thought it was all about what we wanted and we did not need something new."
Kisser previously explained the story
of lengthy album title, noting it comes as a quote from classic 1927 movie "Metropolis," often considered as the sci-fi genre's forefather. "Considering the technology they had in the '20, this movie is a miracle, it's an amazing achievement of special effects,"
"The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart" track listing:
01. Trauma of War
02. The Vatican
03. Impending Doom
04. Manipulation of Tragedy
06. The Bliss of Ignorants
08. The Age of the Atheist
10. Da Lama ao Caos (Chico Science & Nacao Zumbi cover)
11. Stagnate State of Affairs
12. Zombie Ritual (Death cover)