Trivium has kind of silent recently, since the end of their last tour for 'Vengeance Falls'. They fired a drummer, upgraded their drum-tech to record the new album, and are set to release 'Silence in the Snow'! Check out the video for the title track, which is totally screamless.

Matt has always wanted to be a singer, and did the screams on earlier albums because he says 'they're easier than singing'.

"Screaming is easy. Singing is hard. I've always been a fan of what's harder. If you love the old stuff — listen to the old stuff, it's still there and we still play it live."

The new song is from the Shogun sessions, and has been left pretty much intact:

 "For those of you wondering, this song was written for [2008's] 'Shogun', and is basically almost the same as it was, so 'Shogun' fans rejoice; didn't like 'Shogun'? You may not dig this. But know that since I was 12, I wanted to be a great singer I screamed, because I couldn't sing. I am proud and excited to finally be able to do what I love the way I love."

I personally love Matt's singing voice, and you can hear a lot of the work he put in with David Draiman during the 'Vengeance Falls' sessions. His singing has gotten better and better with every album, beginning with 'The Crusade'.

The new album comes out on October 2nd. This is going to be a great year for metal!

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