Hopetik Art conducted an interview with the Los Angeles, California-based based progressive death metal band THE FACELESS at this year's Hellfest, which was held June 18-20, 2010 in Clissson, France. Watch the chat below.
"Planetary Duality", the latest album from THE FACELESS, sold around 5,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 119 on The Billboard 200 chart. The CD debuted at No. 2 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of The Billboard 200.
An e-card for "Planetary Duality" can be found at this location. The CD was released on November 11, 2008 via Sumerian Records.
Regarding the concept of the new record, guitarist Michael Keene previously said, "There are a lot of underlying themes within the album title, the idea that these inter-dimensional beings are from another planet similar to our own and a lot of the development on earth is directly related to their influence. There is also the other layer of it, the idea that we're only aware of the one dimension we exist in but there's more to our planet than that."
THE FACELESS' debut album, "Akeldama", was released in 2006 via Sumerian Records.
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