IO Release new album "Materioptikon"
On Monday 15th November Birmingham math rock/metal noisters IO release their latest album on Grammatical Records.
Materioptikon, the follow up to their 2008 album Monolith, promises to expand the bands sound with the addition of vocals, samples and electronics. The album, mastered by Alan Douches (Mastodon, Converge), is influenced by artists ranging from Isis and Envy to 65daysofstatic and Don Caballero. The album is available to pre-order from www.grammaticalrecords.co.uk where you can save a pound on the regular price and receive free postage and packing (in the UK).
To celebrate the release Grammatical Records are hosting a launch party on 12th November at the Rainbow in Digbeth, Birmingham. The show will featuring performances from IO, Kraut-rockers Einstellung and prog-indie experimentalists Conquistadors. Doors are at 7.30pm with the first band onstage at 8pm.