Flotsam and Jetsam ink new deal with Metal Blade Records; on tour now with Testament

February 19th, 2013
by EvilG
Flotsam and Jetsam - UGLY NOISE (2013)

Flotsam and Jetsam – UGLY NOISE (2013)

New album “Ugly Noise” to be released April 16th, 2013

Flotsam and Jetsam, arguably one of the most influential and prominent acts from thrash metal’s birth in the early 80s, has returned to Metal Blade Records to release their new album, Ugly Noise. The lead single/title track is available for streaming now on metalblade.com/flotsamandjetsam.

Ugly Noise is the band’s eleventh full-length album, their first release on Metal Blade since 2001, and the follow up to their 2010 album, The Cold. The record also heralds the return of original members Michael Gilbert on guitar and Kelly David Smith on drums, who haven’t recorded with Flotsam and Jetsam since High in 1997.

Flotsam and Jetsam’s Kelly Smith comments on working with Metal Blade: “We have just inked a distribution deal for the release of “Ugly Noise” through Metal Blade Records. Ugly Noise will be released worldwide in late March/Early April of 2013. It was the obvious choice for us after our long-standing relationship and Metal Blades 30 year history of metal. You can’t match what they can do with 30 years of experience behind them. We are excited and looking forward to working with MB in 2013.”

FLOTSAM AND JETSAM
Dark Roots of Thrash Tour
w/ Testament, Overkill, 4Arm

02/20    Cincinnati, OH              Bogart’s
02/21    Grand Rapids, MI          The Intersection
02/22    Milwaukee, WI              The Rave
02/23    Minneapolis, MN            First Avenue
02/25    Denver, CO                  The Summit Music Hall
02/26    Salt Lake City, UT         In The Venue
End Tour
02/28    Las Vegas, NV               Hard Rock Café

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