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Broken Hope Reveal ‘Omen of Disease’ Album Cover + Release Date

Broken Hope Omen of Disease
Century Media

There are good omens and there are bad omens and there is an ‘Omen of Disease,’ which for death metal fans, is a good omen. It’s the title of reunited Chicago death metal troupe Broken Hope‘s new album, due out Oct. 1 via Century Media Records.

The band has revealed the cover art, seen at left, which was painted by horror artist Wes Benscoter. The artist has worked with Slayer, Cattle Decapitation and more. His metal resume is indeed impressive.

“Wes Benscoter is one of my favorite artists ever,” Broken Hope guitarist Jeremy Wagner said, clearly stoked about what the artist created. “In my opinion, he’s right up there with Frank Frazetta, Michael Whelan and Todd Schorr. Ever since Benscoter did our ‘Repulsive Conception’ and ‘Loathing’ album covers, I’ve wanted to work with him again. I was beyond thrilled when he agreed to take on the ‘Omen of Disease’ project … and he nailed it! He’s captured the vile essence, putrid vibe, and apocalyptic, disease-laden horror of ‘Omen of Disease.’ Thank you for creating another masterpiece, Wes Benscoter.”

As for music contained on the album? We hope it’s all those gore adjectives that Wagner used. The album was recorded between two studios: drums were recorded exclusively at Belle City Sound in Racine, Wis., while the rest of the the album was completed at Mercenary Digital Studios in Zion, Ill., giving it that midwestern, meat and potatoes metal vibe.

Next: Read Our Exclusive Interview With Broken Hope

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