Spacing out while driving: possibly results in death.
Spacing out with Mithras: very plausibly results in brain-scrambling headbanging.
For the unfamiliar, the U.K. cosmonauts combine labyrinthine Morbid Angel-isms with spacey atmospherics and planet-crunching heaviness to create an exceptionally original take on death metal. We’ve got the exclusive premiere of “The Statue on the Island,” the first new track from the bands first full-length in nine years(!). It’s the third track from On Strange Loops, their fourth full-length, which will reach North America via Willowtip later this year (and in the U.K., Europe, and elsewhere on Galactic Records). Journey into space below: