Throughout an look on a current episode of “The Jasta Present”, the video podcast hosted by HATEBREED frontman Jamey Jasta, SEVENDUST drummer Morgan Rose was requested when followers can anticipate to see the follow-up to his band’s 2020 album “Blood & Stone”. He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I am going to Kansas on the twentieth. We’re gonna end up the writing for it then. I will be there for, like, every week — me and the remainder of the blokes are going to Kansas to rehearse and work on the remainder of these songs. After which I believe the tenth or the eleventh of July, we transfer into the studio for six, seven or nevertheless many weeks it will take [to record the new album]. End that. After which we’re gonna do yet another run of the ‘Animosity’ anniversary [dates], ‘trigger folks appear to love it. So do yet another run of that. After which that is likely to be it for a short while. We’re not gonna tour the brand new report till subsequent 12 months in some unspecified time in the future. There’s not gonna be many left, I will simply inform you that. I am gonna be the one to let all of the cats out of the bag, however I can simply inform you that we’re not gonna be round, full-fledged, endlessly, that is for positive.”
When Jasta urged Rose to stage a “four-year farewell” tour “like SLAYER” did, Morgan mentioned: “There in all probability will be one thing like that. The humorous factor is SLAYER is a legendary… They’re SLAYER, you realize. However regardless, comparatively talking, we’ve such shut relationships. I began enthusiastic about it. I imply, we did focus on this — the band has mentioned, like, when’s the tip date? ‘Trigger it would be good to do it on our personal phrases and it would be good to have the ability to say goodbye to everyone correctly. And I acquired emotional after we had been speaking about it, ‘trigger I used to be, like, there are such a lot of folks that we’re buddies and actually think about very shut that I do not hang around with. You may have these, for positive — folks that you have met on the highway that you just see ’em wherever it is likely to be and you have seen ’em so many instances that you realize them completely by title and perhaps you actually have a drink or meals or one thing whenever you undergo city, however you do not grasp with them apart from that. And we have been [touring for] 26 years, and there is a variety of these folks. And it is, like, shit, dude — that is gonna be, like, ‘Bye.’ We do not speak. We solely speak after I come right here. And we have been speaking, for a few of these folks, for 25 years. And it is, like, rattling. There’s a variety of these folks. And it fucked me up a little bit bit. I used to be, like, that is gonna be fascinating to wave the stage that evening and be, like, ‘Rattling,’ and fuck off endlessly. ‘Trigger it clearly has been a gigantic a part of our lives — greater than half of it has been spent out on the highway constructing these relationships. So it will be a visit.”
After Jasta advised Rose to not signal a contract together with his bandmates saying that they aren’t allowed to come back again for a reunion tour just a few years after their first farewell run of reveals, Morgan mentioned: “We’re fairly fucking outdated to start with. By some means or one other we have stored it collectively sufficient to have the ability to nonetheless do it at a good stage. But it surely’s gonna occur. I might be mendacity to you if I advised you I did not know when. It is gonna occur. However we’re not saying something.”
Morgan went on to make clear: “It by no means implies that we’ll by no means play once more. Anyone that claims that, it is, like, you are insulting the intelligence of the general public. I imply, look, MÖTLEY CRÜE is on the point of exit [after previously saying they wouldn’t]. They mentioned they burned the e-book… I do not ever [say], ‘By no means, by no means, by no means. I swear to God.’ … The plan is that we have finished it lengthy sufficient. The physique has taken a fucking beating. I’ve personally been to the physician six straight days. I am going for am MRI tomorrow. It is breaking down. I used to be within the gymnasium, truly, proper earlier than we did this [podcast] simply attempting to do one thing to assist [with my pain]. Twenty-six years of automobile accidents — that is how you’ve got gotta take a look at it. I requested my physician, ‘Why is going on now? I am in higher form now — method higher than I used to be again then.’ I used to be a fucking mess again then. And he goes, ‘You are 100 years outdated, dude.’ [Laughs] I am, like, ‘Fuck!’ Might I’ve finished something? He goes, ‘You might have averted some automobile accidents.’ It is 26 years of beatin’ the fuck out of your self. It is all good till it is not. That was what he advised me. He goes, ‘The physique is all good till it is not.’ … I am going tomorrow to see what this deal is, ‘trigger it is fucking debilitating.”
Final December, SEVENDUST launched a digital expanded version of “Blood & Stone”. “Blood & Stone Deluxe” contained 5 new tracks, together with three never-before-released remixes and two newly recorded songs. Jake Bowen of PERIPHERY, Richard Wicander of FIRE FROM THE GODS and Justin deBlieck, previously of ICE NINE KILLS, offered remixes and the band completed recording “All I Actually Know” and “What You Are” particularly for this launch. “Blood & Stone Deluxe” was launched through all digital companions through Rise Data and was produced by Michael “Elvis” Baskette.