New BATS Album
2012-09-10 by suppatime | 39 Comments

BATS have released the title, artwork, track listing, release date, and teaser for their upcoming album titled "The Sleep of Reason." The track listing is as follows:

1. Emergent Properties

2. Wolfwrangler

3. Stem Cells

4. Astronomy, Astrology

5. The Sleep of Reason Brings Forth Monsters

6. Heat Death

7. Creatures Collecting

8. Thomas Midgley Jr.

9. Luminiferous Aether

10. The Fall of Bees

11. Terrible Lizards/Final Entropy

The new album will be released on October 20th and will be the last release under the soon to be defunct Richter Collective. This album is also BATS' first since 2009's "Red In Tooth and Claw." The links below are for the artwork and teaser, respectively.

http://harmlessnoise.ie/2012/09/news-bats/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvRHR8_q-qU&feature=player_embedded

Twitter

Band Page: BATS

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Nikkolae
September 10th 2012

4746 Comments


yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyes!

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Bloodhail
September 10th 2012

1136 Comments


this is good news

DoubtGin
September 10th 2012

6748 Comments


about time

Rail
September 10th 2012

489 Comments


I heard 5 or 6 songs off this last week. Looking forward to the finished product.

Digging: Tipper - Forward Escape

Wombat988
September 10th 2012

388 Comments


The teaser sounds really fucking promising

Ending
September 10th 2012

1889 Comments


Very good news.

tarkus
September 10th 2012

5560 Comments


cool

Xenophanes
Emeritus
September 10th 2012

10584 Comments


ER. MA. GERD.

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Thane
September 10th 2012

2149 Comments


woop woop

Xenophanes
Emeritus
September 10th 2012

10584 Comments


No shit. I've been waiting 3 years for this.

ConcubinaryCode
September 10th 2012

2019 Comments


Good

Calc
September 10th 2012

11937 Comments


oo exciting

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Detective Dan
September 10th 2012

160 Comments


Fuck yes. Red Tooth and Claw was probably my favorite album of 2009.

elephantREVOLUTION
September 10th 2012

2727 Comments


hell yeah. so glad this is coming out this year!!!

snerefedsav
September 10th 2012

804 Comments


fuck

paxman
September 10th 2012

4084 Comments


Bats spelled backward is stab

KeithStone582
September 10th 2012

1480 Comments


That teaser was strange, but this should rule.

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
September 10th 2012

9972 Comments


I just pooped a lil bit, not gonna lie.

...with excitement.

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Nomos
September 10th 2012

806 Comments


Listened to their last album to death.

So excited.

North0House2
September 10th 2012

5800 Comments


NIccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccce

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HypedMerchant
September 10th 2012

329 Comments


I will... not burn... your homes.

KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
September 10th 2012

613 Comments


holy shit, this is fucking promising.

Ending
September 10th 2012

1889 Comments


Never though I'd see the day where Balls isn't the holder of most comments on Sputnik. Congratulations silentpotato.

alexp9000
September 11th 2012

80 Comments


I love BATS. Album will rule

Scoot
September 11th 2012

17674 Comments


wheres josh d

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dimsim3478
September 11th 2012

4711 Comments


October just keeps getting better and better.

Anyway, guess these guys are happy with that Higgs stuff.

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VheissuCrisis
Contributing Reviewer
September 11th 2012

844 Comments


Struggled through that 'teaser'. Bint was annoying.

instantradical
September 11th 2012

199 Comments


Bats, Doves, Swans, Foals, blah de blah blah. These band names completely suck.

MiguelSnoxale
September 11th 2012

44 Comments


"instantradical"

BlueW
September 11th 2012

2094 Comments


this will probably suck TBH, maybe, hopefully not though

Impervious
September 11th 2012

324 Comments


What band(s) do these guys sound most similar too? Never heard of these guys, might check 'em out.

KINGSTATICTHETHIRD
September 11th 2012

613 Comments


how about you stop being a pussy and just listen to them

greg84
Staff Reviewer
September 11th 2012

7305 Comments


Ah yeah. It's gonna rule. BATS for life.

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auberginedreamz
September 11th 2012

149 Comments


sweet, their last one was cool.

FearThyEvil
September 11th 2012

12190 Comments


This sounds awesome! Teaser had me laughing

Impervious
September 12th 2012

324 Comments


It must be nice being annoymous and a dick too.

MrElmo
September 16th 2012

1950 Comments


Psyched for this

The first album had a better album art though.

Thealwaysopenedmind
September 20th 2012

76 Comments


"nobody finished my quote so that means none of you are true fans"

ON THE NIGHT THAT THE BURST HITS!!!



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paxman
September 21st 2012

4084 Comments


omgomgomg



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