Between The Buried And Me Start Tracking For Rock Opera Today

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Between the Buried and Me, one of the most eclectic metal acts of the past decade, is going back into the studio today to begin tracking for their upcoming release.

They announced this on Facebook, and included a picture of drummer Blake Richardson behind his kit. Jamie King, who has worked on past BTBAM albums, will produce the record.

Not much is known about the next BTBAM album, but they have stated on social media that it would be a rock opera.

They have cited the famous rock opera band Queen as an influence, and they even covered one of their songs on their 2006 record, The Anatomy Of...--a record featuring tributes to the band's biggest inspirations.

The band was active in 2014. They released Future Sequence: Live at the Fidelitorium. A live in studio concert where thy played through their latest release, the DVD came with features including interviews with the band and behind the scenes videos.

Between the Buried and Me's last studio record was The Parallax II: Future Sequence. It was a 12-song release that followed up on 2011's The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues.

The wait won't be much longer for fans of the progressive metal band. For more about Between the Buried and Me, visit their official website here.