-(16)- announce new album Dream Squasher out June 5th; Share new song “Candy In Spanish”

-(16)- return with their new album Dream Squasher. A testament to the power of loss, every moment of Dream Squasher casts the San Diego band into new, deeper depths.
Listen to -(16)-’s new song “Candy in Spanish” and pre-order AT THIS LOCATION.  

Guitarist and lead vocalist Bobby Ferry comments: “A conscious effort was made to inject positivity into the lyrical themes. The best we could come up with is loving your dog so much, you’d end up killing yourself if the dog dies.”

Dream Squasher is due out June 5th on LP/CD/Digital. Physical packages are available for pre-order via Relapse.com HERE. Digital Downloads / Streaming Services are available HERE.  

The tragic, violent intent in this expression won’t be lost on listeners either; at any given moment of Dream Squasher, -(16)-‘s bouldering guitars crash into one another, set atop equally pulverizing bass and drums. Thunderous riffs express equal parts melancholy and fury. For the first time in the band’s 29-year career, Dream Squasher sees Bobby Ferry stepping forward and taking the helm on lead vocals, rounding out the band with both monumental moments of singing and pained screams of pure vitriol. From standout tracks like “Candy in Spanish”, to bruisers like “Agora (Killed by a Mountain Lion)” and the mountainous melodies of “Sadlands”, Dream Squasher proves to be -(16)-‘s return to form – where riffs dominate and anger reigns supreme.

Album tracklist:

1. Candy in Spanish
2. Me & The Dog Die Together
3. Sadlands
4. Harvester of Fabrication
5. Acid Tongue
6. Agora (Killed By A Mountain Lion)
7. Ride the Waves
8. Summer of ‘96
9. Screw Unto Others
10. Kissing the Choir Boy

-(16)- “Candy In Spanish”
Photo credit: Chad Kelco
Album artwork by Maraldart

-(16)- is: 

Bobby Ferry: Guitar, Vocals
Cris Jerue: Vocals
Alex Shuster: Lead Guitar
Barney Firks: Bass
Dion Thurman: Drums

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