Members of ZAPPA, FEAR FACTORY, FORBIDDEN, SERJ TANKIAN / JULIETTE LEWIS, ALL SHALL PERISH, HAMMERFALL, MALEVOLENT CREATION, WORLD UNDER BLOOD, ARSIS and SYMPHONY X and representatives from DRUM! Magazine, Bass Player Magazine, Ibanez Guitars, Warwick Basses, Vic Firth, Sabian, Sonor, Evans, Trick Drums, Shure Microphones, Toon Track, Line 6, Scion and others were among those present at the MESHUGGAH Listening Party held at The Slidebar Rock'N'Roll Kitchen (owned by guitarist Jeremy Popoff of LIT) this past Thursday, January 19th in Fullerton, California.
MESHUGGAH drummer Tomas Haake, guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, singer Jens Kidman, and bassist Dick Lövgren flew in from Sweden to attend this very special event held in their honor. The evening's guests were the first people in North America to hear the ten new tracks that comprise MESHUGGAH's eighth studio album, KOLOSS.
KOLOSS is scheduled for North American release on March 27, 2012 and features 3-D artwork created by Luminokaya.com.