Unique Australian thrash metal/grindcore/punk group, King Parrot, have released the first track from their upcoming new album "Dead Set", along with a video starring Phil Anselmo of Pantera fame. Check it out below.

In addition, the album has officially been announced. "Dead Set" – the band's sophomore album – is due for release on May 15th in Europe via Agonia Records, May 19th in North America via Housecore Records and May 15th in Australia via Rocket/EVP. The album is available for pre-orders HERE (North America), HERE (Europe), and HERE (Australia).

Speaking about the sound of the new material, vocalist Matt 'Youngy' Young commented: "The great thing about this record is that it actually sounds like a real band and is a reflection of where we are at right now. In my eyes, that is everything a record should be. We are super proud of this and can't wait to show everyone what we have in store".

He also stated: "King Parrot are proud to release our new album 'Dead Set' via Agonia records this May. It's been a long process but we happy to say that we are ready to move ahead and get this sucker out. We wanted to work together with the best people in the business to make this a great record and when Phil (Anselmo) said he wanted to be involved it was a no-brainer".

"Dead Set" was produced by Phil Anselmo with colleagues Michael Thompson and Steve Berrigan handling engineering duties at Nodferatu’s Lair Studio (Down, Eyehategod, Superjoint Ritual) in Louisiana, USA and will feature the following tracks:

1. Anthem Of The Advance Sinner
2. Need No Savior
3. Hell Comes Your Way
4. Like A Rat
5. Tomorrow Turns To Blood
6. Home Is Where The Gutter Is
7. Sick In The Head
8. Punisher
9. Reject
10. Dead Set


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