Alt metal indie rockers Helmet are set to release their first album in four years on September 7, 2010. The new album, Seeing Eye Dog, follows the critically acclaimed 2006 release, Monochrome, and is the band’s first release on the indie Work Song label.
Upon its release, Seeing Eye Dog will be available in five formats, each of which will include a live album recorded in 2006 in San Francisco.
–Digital Only (new album plus 1 live album)
–Two-disc CD (new album plus 1 live album) + digital
–Limited Edition Double 180g Vinyl (New album plus 1 live album) + digital
–Limited Edition Deluxe: New album and 1 live album on two-disc CD, New album and 1 live album on double 180g Vinyl, custom HELMET USB key with four more live albums, signed package + digital of new album + 1 live album
–Super Deluxe: Same as Deluxe but includes gold laminate/tour access component.
Immediately following the album’s release, the band will embark on a tour of the U.S. and Europe. Dates TBA.
For the avid fan who can’t wait to get his hands on Helmet material, the band has recently released a digital-only deluxe version of their third album, Betty. It includes 14 original album tracks plus 5 bonus tracks and is available at the Helmet website.