Swedish extreme metal pioneers MESHUGGAH have recently announced the release of a remastered version of their groundbreaking 1999 EP, “The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled.” The band, known for their innovative and technical approach to metal, has been influential in shaping the sound of the genre for over three decades. This remastered edition serves as a testament to the enduring impact of their music.
“The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled” originally came out at a crucial point in MESHUGGAH’s career. It was released between their groundbreaking albums, “Chaosphere” and “Nothing,” which marked a turning point in the band’s sound, setting new standards for complexity and technical proficiency. This EP showcased the band’s signature polyrhythmic grooves and dissonant guitar work, which would become their trademark.
The remastered version of “The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled” offers fans a chance to revisit this essential piece of MESHUGGAH’s discography, with new levels of sonic clarity and depth. The band has collaborated with renowned audio engineer Thomas Eberger, who has worked with noteworthy artists such as Opeth and Katatonia. Eberger’s expertise in bringing out the best in heavy music ensures that this remastered edition will give fans a fresh perspective on the EP’s sonic intricacies.
MESHUGGAH has always been known for pushing the boundaries of what is possible within the metal genre. Their complex song structures and unconventional time signatures have redefined the possibilities of extreme metal, and “The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled” is a prime example of their forward-thinking musicianship. The EP includes fan favorites like “Sane” and “Gods of Rapture,” tracks that perfectly encapsulate the band’s ability to create a sound that is at once brutal, technical, and atmospheric.
The remastered edition of “The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled” not only allows long-time fans to revisit a pivotal moment in MESHUGGAH’s career, but also offers newcomers the opportunity to experience the band’s early work in a whole new light. It serves as a reminder of the band’s enduring influence on modern metal, inspiring countless bands to push the boundaries of the genre.
Over the years, MESHUGGAH’s distinctive sound and uncompromising approach have earned them a dedicated fan base and critical acclaim. Their influence can be heard in many subgenres of metal, and their legacy continues to grow stronger with each passing year. With the remastered version of “The Mouth Licking What You’ve Bled,” MESHUGGAH invites fans old and new to immerse themselves in their intricate world of sonic complexity and aggression. So crank up the volume, prepare to be blown away, and witness the sonic madness that is MESHUGGAH.