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Tomahawk (Mike Patton) Announce New Album, Unveil First Single “Business Casual”: Stream

Tonic Immobility, the supergroup's first album in eight years, arrives March 26th

Tomahawk new album Tonic Immobility
Tomahawk, photo by Eric Livingston
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    Tomahawk, the supergroup featuring singer Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle) and guitarist Duane Denison (The Jesus Lizard), have announced their first album in eight years, Tonic Immobility. Ahead of the LP’s March 26th release, the band has unleashed the first single, “Business Casual”.

    In addition to Patton and Denison, Tomahawk feature bassist Trevor Dunn (Mr. Bungle) and drummer John Stanier (Battles, ex-Helmet). Tonic Immobility marks the band’s fourth album overall and follow-up to 2013’s Oddfellows.

    Tonic Immobility could just be something in the air we’re feeling,” said Denison in a press release. “It’s been a rough year between the pandemic and everything else. A lot of people feel somewhat powerless and stuck as they’re not able to make a move without second guessing themselves or worrying about the outcomes.”

    He continued, “For as much as the record possibly reflects that, it’s also an escape from the realities of the world. We’re not wallowing in negativity or getting political. For me, rock has always been an alternate reality to everything else. I feel like this is yet another example.”

    “Business Casual” features Patton talk-singing over a bass-heavy verse before launching into a scream for the guitar-driven chorus. Denison describes the song as “a mocking look at the life of work in America.”

    Check out “Business Casual” below, followed by the album artwork and tracklist. Pre-order Tonic Immobility via Ipecac Recordings or Amazon.

    Tonic Immobility Artwork:

    Tomahawk Tonic Immobility

    Tonic Immobility Tracklist:
    01. SHHH!
    02. Valentine Shine
    03. Predators and Scavengers
    04. Doomsday Fatigue
    05. Business Casual
    06. Tattoo Zero
    07. Fatback
    08. Howlie
    09. Eureka
    10. Sidewinder
    11. Recoil
    12. Dog Eat Dog

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