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On September 26, genre-bending Screaming Headless Torsos will release "Code Red", their first record in almost a decade. To support the worldwide release, they will hit the road in October for the European leg of their "Code Red Tour".
The first full-length release with lead vocalist Freedom Bremner showcases their signature "gumbo" of rock, pop, R&B, jazz and electro-soul. The self-released record boasts an impressive roster of special guests including fourteen-time GRAMMY-Award winning rock producer Ron Saint Germain; Maroon 5 guitarist James Valentine; legendary keyboardist and founding member of Parliament Funkadelic, Bernie Worrell; and Casey Benjamin from Robert Glasper Experiment.
"Code Red", the title track and collaboration with Saint Germain, rocks at break-neck speed and tells the story of the horrors of post-traumatic stress -- of a soldier who can't escape the nightmares in his head. James Valentine, known for his hooky guitar grooves, steps out on the electro-soul jam "Brooce Swayne" with a shredding Munsters-Meets-Maggot-Brain solo. "Wizard of Woo", the tribute to legendary keyboardist Bernie Worrell, is a madcap, tempo-shifting rollercoaster ride that features Bernie and unites the Torsos with the Mothership as only he can.
Listen to the track "Brooce Swayne" from "Code Red" below!
And go behind the scenes for a glimpse of the making of the record in the video!