Jesu - 'Conqueror' and more news...

The new Jesu album, recently titled Conqueror, is currently at the end of the mixing stage and is about to be mastered. There are 8 songs on Conqueror, with a running time of just over 60 minutes. Planned for a February 2007 release on Hydra Head, a U.S. tour will coincide with the release, shortly followed by tours of Japan and Europe. More details as they come through.

Other Jesu releases are also on the horizon: Aurora Borealis will be releasing a limited edition 12" vinyl-only EP featuring 2 new experimental Jesu compositions entitled "Sun Down" b/w "Sun Rise," each song is approx. 18 minutes in length. Both songs feature Justin and Diarmuid only. This is mixed, mastered and with the label. Release date TBA.

Currently being mixed is a limited edition split 12" vinyl EP with Eluvium, this release is a joint venture between Hydra Head and Temporary Residence, with 2000 copies being issued by each label. This features 3 new Jesu compositions, recorded by Justin only. Release date TBA.

Justin has recently had remixes released of Knut, 5ive and Agoraphobic Nosebleed. He is currently finishing a dub remix for a Ted Parsons involved project, N.I.C, for their upcoming dub album. Details are also currently being solidified for Justin remixing Explosions In The Sky. More news soon.

There are now new official MySpace pages for both Jesu and Final. Go here for the official Jesu MySpace page and here for the official Final MySpace page.

In other news, there is a new Justin instigated band project - GREY MACHINE, the first album is currently in fruition. Many of Justin's old cohorts are involved in what will be a floating line up; Dave Cochrane, a co-conspirator of Justin's (together in Head Of David and Sweet Tooth), is soon to be recording his bass parts. Expect something vicious, loose, heavy and psychedelic. More news very soon.

Justin has been invited to join Sunn0))) as a member of the group on their upcoming October 2006 U.K. and Ireland tour. Yet again details TBA very soon.

Justin recently mixed and produced the Pelican London live show at the Scala from December 2005 from what is to be both a DVD and a limited double vinyl set. Release date is looking like January 2007. Justin will now also be mixing and producing an ISIS one-off performance of Oceanic in its entirety, performed in London as part of the ATP festival in July 2006. This is to be a DVD release with other formats TBA. Justin [with Diarmuid] as Final opened for ISIS at this event; he also guested on guitar with ISIS on the song "Weight."