Meshuggah to Release Career-Spanning Box Set ’25 Years of Musical Deviance’
Meshuggah are one of the most unique and instantly identifiable metal bands on the planet. Progenitors of the polyrhythmic style — which has seen a rise in recent years thanks to the birth of the djent genre — the Swedish quintet have been widely influential during their quarter century plus reign and are set to release a career-spanning box set, 25 Years of Musical Deviance.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of Meshuggah’s debut studio album, Contradictions Collapse, but the box set will peer just a bit deeper into the band’s past, starting with the Meshuggah EP from 1989 extending through 2012’s Koloss. 25 Years of Musical Deviance comes packaged in an outer case with three dimensional cover art, a slipmat with an exclusive design, a 100-page hardcover book packed with lyrics and previously unreleased images, a Blu-ray disc with every music video along with previously unreleased studio footage and — as the meat of the set — 17 ultra clear, 180 gram 12″ vinyl platters representing seven studio albums and three EPs, all of which will be adorned with new artwork.
25 Years of Musical Deviance arrives July 29 through Nuclear Blast and will be limited to 1,000 sets worldwide, 585 of which will be available exclusively in the U.S. through the label’s webshop.
Meshuggah, 25 Years of Musical Deviance Boxset
Meshuggah, 25 Years of Musical Deviance Box Set Details
Destroy Erase Improve*
* 45rpm | # 33 1/3rpm
“New Millennium Cyanide Christ”
“Rash In All Gays”
“Breaking Those Bones Who Sinews Gave It Motion”
“I Am Colossus”
“Destroy Erase Improve”
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