Here Lies Man released their self-titled debut album last year to notable acclaim (it ended up on The Quietus' and Rough Trade's year-end lists), and they're quickly following it with a sophomore album, You Will Know Nothing, on June 15 via RidingEasy Records. The band -- led by Antibalas member Marcos Garcia and featuring other current and former Antibalas members -- aimed to answer the question "What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat?" on their debut album, and they're guided by that same hypothetical on You Will Know Nothing, but they're not afraid to try out a few new tricks. “We wanted to go deeper with the sonic experience,” says Garcia. “Even though it sounds more hi-fi than the first record, it was important that it didn’t sound too polished.” Like their debut, it was recorded on a Tascam 388 8-track tape machine.

We're premiering the album's lead single "Fighting," which is a fine example of the band's ability to seamlessly blend African rhythms and fuzzed-out '70s metal riffs. It's a great song, and it suggests that Here Lies Man have plenty more where that surprisingly magical debut came from. Listen below. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order the album on LP/CD or digital.

Here Lies Man also announced a tour with heavy psych band Earthless, who recently released their new album on Nuclear Blast, Black Heaven. Here Lies Man also play Primavera Sound and Desert Daze.

01. Animal Noises
02. Summon Fire
03. Blindness
04. That Much Closer
05. Hell (Wooly Tail)
06. Voices At The Window
07. Taking the Blame
08. Fighting
09. Floating On Water
10. Memory Games
11. You Ought To Know

Here Lies Man -- 2018 Tour Dates
May 31 Barcelona, Spain Primavera Sound
June 2 Louisville, KY Zanzabar*
June 3 Morgantown, WV 123 Pleasant Street*
June 5 Asheville, NC The Mothlight*
June 6 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade*
June 7 Spartanburg, SC Ground Zero*
June 8 Orlando, FL Will’s Pub*
June 9 Tallahassee, FL The Wilbury*
June 10 Baton Rouge, LA The Spanish Moon*
June 12 Houston, TX White Oak Music Hall*
June 13 Austin, TX Barracuda*
June 14 Ft. Worth, TX Ridglea Room*
June 15 Memphis, TN Growler’s*
October 12 Lake Perris, CA Desert Daze

* - w/ Earthless

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