[Photo: Thy Art Is Murder]

Australian deathcore act Thy Art Is Murder have announced plans for their latest record Human Target.

The record is due out July 26 for Nuclear Blast and follows their 2017 album Dear Desolation. The new record will be the first to feature new drummer Jesse Beahler who replaced founding member Lee Stanton.

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To go along with the album announcement, the band have released a blood-soaked video for the title track filled.

Guitarist Andy Marsh says “Human Target” was the last song written and sets the pace for the entire record.

“Human organ harvesting had been brought to my attention as a serious matter that wasn’t receiving much coverage – or not enough for me to hear about it – and I thought the issue required more scrutiny and awareness. To distill the metaphors of proletariat subjugation down to the visceral injustice of taking away the engines of life, seemed to be a powerful atmosphere to open the record.”

Take a look at the album art and tracklist below.

Human Target tracklist

  1. Human Target
  2. New Gods
  3. Death Squad Anthem
  4. Make America Hate Again
  5. Eternal Suffering
  6. Welcome Oblivion
  7. Atonement
  8. Voyeurs Into Death
  9. Eye For An Eye
  10. Chemical Christ

Thy Art Is Murder’s last album saw the return of vocalist CJ McMahon while their sound moved further from deathcore to death metal.

Their North American tour with Architects and While She Sleeps starts today in Anaheim, California and wraps up May 25 in Chicago, Illinois.

North American dates w/ Architects and While She Sleeps

04/26 – Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
04/27 – Phoenix, AZ @ Van Buren
04/29 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
05/01 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
05/02 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s
05/03 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues
05/04 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues
05/05 – Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome to Rockville

05/07 – Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre
05/09 – Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom
05/10 – St. Louis, MO @ Pop’s
05/12 – Rockingham, NC @ Epicenter
05/14 – Washington, DC @ 930 Club
05/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Fillmore
05/16 – New York, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
05/17-19 – Columbus, OH @ Sonic Temple

05/20 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
05/21 – Montreal, QC @ Mtelus
05/23 – Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
05/24 – Detroit, MI @ The Majestic
05/25 – Chicago, IL @ Concord

Check out the video for “Human Target” below and let us know what you think in the comments.

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