Trivium: New Album Title Revealed

Producer David Draiman accidentally unveils the new Trivium album title in a new interview.

Trivium: New Album Title Revealed
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The new Trivium album will be called "Vengeance Falls," according to a new interview with producer David Draiman in Thrash Hits.

So how did Draiman come to work with Trivium in the first place?

According to Draiman, it's something they had been planning for years. "We had more and more conversations over the course of time," he told Loudwire, explaining that the process started slow but began to ramp up in Jaunary this year. "It was basically two weeks of intense pre-production - 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., six days a week - then about a month or so of tracking. Once we had finalized everything, we executed it rather quickly but there was a lot of work and prep involved. These guys learned a lot and grew a lot and has made a record that is going to be a defining moment in their career."

Apparently it was a partnership made in metal heaven, because Trivium are extremely happy with Draiman's results.

"He was the most hands-on producer we've ever worked with. And we've worked with some amazing people," said frontman Matt Heafy in an interview with Roadrunner. "He helped me gain another four to six notes in my upper vocal range, which is something I never thought was possible ... He helped with every instrument, every song, helping create melodies - his ability to create melody is one of the most staggering things I've ever seen."

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    NeThZOR
    In Waves was a good effort, but Shogun remains the pinnacle of Trivium's work so far.
    metallica_102
    I'm interested in giving this a listen. In Waves was kind of boring for me but Shogun was really good so if they build on that sound could be in for a good album.
    Superperfex
    I think the unity of themes amongst Shogun is why it feels like such a solid album. That, and the fact that the riffs are off the hook.
    CoolMcAwesome
    In waves was a pretty "meh", but in terms of sound quality, it was easily their best. Now if we could get Shogun style riffs/songs, and In Waves tone/production, then indeed they will have created their best album to date.
    METAL_MAN135
    Agree 100%; Shogun is one my favorite albums, but In Waves left something to be desired. Ironically so did Asylum.
    eatfresh1736
    Absolutely. In Waves has some pretty cool moments, but it's not an album I can listen to from first to last track
    koikomoru
    I was afraid to say that, for fear of all the flame-guns aimed at my face. Shogun was fantastic, but In Waves seemed boring and all the songs are similar to each other. I really hope this new album innovates on the sound from In Waves, and pushes it to 11!
    DylanWiltshire
    "Vengeance Falls" no doubt gonna be the first single's title, or at least a track on the album.
    IVOSPAZOUT
    Considering every record of their has had that being the case, then yeah, I agree
    Crousah
    trivium never disappoints. in my opinion every record was a defining moment in their career and i'm totally confident, their sixth offering will be no exception!
    vppark2
    I agree. Theyre very talented musicians, and I love Matt Heafy's calm, humble attitude and thought process. Interesting how this will go with Draiman. I look forward to it. In Waves was amazing for me.
    Crousah
    i agree right back! in waves only was a bit of a letdown to some people because of the untouchable greatness that was shogun!
    vppark2
    I guess so. For me, I think Trivium has improved on every one of their albums. I love how they stay true to themselves too. One of my old co-workers once told me that they're a ripoff of As I Lay Dying. Not sure what he's talking about but clearly he's not a huge metal listener. They're both 2 completely different animals. The thing that I love about Trivium though is that they work like a young band. They grow and take in what others have to say. I'm sure David is a lot of help, and I've never known him as a producer, but this looks to be a beast of an album. We need more bands like these guys.
    vppark2
    Also, I know this is off topic, but I really wonder what Matt thinks of about the whole Tim Lambesis incident.
    steve987
    Agreed. With every album they bring something new and refreshing to the band, it's never the same old thing, which is rare in a lot of bands now, I can't wait to hear how this sounds.
    jordo246
    This album will be nothing like In Waves or Shogun, in case any one hasn't noticed they change their sound from album too album and IMO it would be counter productive to go back to the Shogun sound.
    HavokStrife
    At first when I saw Draiman, I was like, "ahh, christ.." But reading how integral he was, I think he might have been a good addition. I just hope this is better than In Waves.. there may not even be 2 good songs on that album. How a band makes Shogun, and then In Waves, is beyond me.
    vppark2
    It's honestly subjective. In Waves is the only album I fully enjoy by them. There definitely is some cliched moments but I've heard much worse.
    SanaySK
    Matt's looking like Ihsahn more and more every day.
    blooddrunk
    shame hes not a millionth the musician ihsahn is
    99deadballons
    Why so many downvotes? Matt's a great musician and all but Ihsahn's another world all together
    jordo246
    Because he's insulting a respectable musician, doesn't matter who it is you shouldn't disrespect musicians like that.
    jonnyharris1
    I loved In Waves and cannot wait for this album. Its just cuch a shame Vengeance Falls is such a boring , unispired, sterotypical 'Metal' album name. Sigh
    ewolf5150
    trivium has been one of my fav bands since summer 2006. every album they put out i enjoyed ( yes even the crusade) shogun is one of the best metal albums of the decade in my opinion. in waves had some of the best songs they ever wrote (caustic are the ties that bind, dusk dismantled, inception of the end, forsake not the dream) and some of the worst they ever wrote ( built to fall, watch the world burn, black) i still enjoyed in waves, but its nothing compared to the mighty SHOGUN! i am a huge disturbed fan but im worried that draimen is being to hands on with this record. dont taint what trivium is draimen, the last disturbed album was easily their weakest and most uninspired
    marcelaguiar
    Trivium, Avenged Sevenfold, and Megadeth all putting out albums this summer. Not too bad...
    vppark2
    August Burns Red, The Black Dahlia Murder, Black Sabbath, and Amon Amarth as well!!! \m/
    Shavyi
    So the producer helped creating the melody ? Is it me, or this sounds bad ? I never really understood the real role of the producer anyway... I'm really impatient for this upcoming record, since Trivium is one of my great discovery this years (yeah, I'm late =), espectially with Shogun, with is for me one of the best modern-thrash (definitly not metalcore on Shogun) album ever. In Wawes was not that powerfull, so I hope longer songs and more creativity.
    fanapathy
    Hyped for this Always guaranteed to have interesting guitar work from Trivium and Draiman has written some great songs with Disturbed as well. Looking forward to hearing the sound of this.
    louis van wyk
    Hopefully this album will be more like shogun and less like in waves. Shogun is the only reason why i like trivium
    nincompoop
    First Megadeth, now Trivium. Draiman needs to stop poisoning other bands and leave that with Disturbed/Device/whatever other "D" related thing.