Human Impact, the new supergroup featuring the former frontman of Unsane, Chris Spencer, Jim Coleman of Cop Shoot Cop, Chris Provdica of Swans and Phil Puleo who has worked with Swans and Cop Shoot Cop, have announced their self-titled debut album, which will be released on March 13 via Ipecac Recordings.
The newly formed group have also debuted a new single titled “November,” alongside the album announcement. “November opens up with a glitching sound, and some sparse, yet eerie production, which is soon complimented by a strong bassline and then a shredding electric guitar. This latest track features a metal-like energy, which influences the song’s sound.
Spencer announced that he was no longer with Unsane back in August, where he stated it was time for him to move on from the group, and end it on a “good note.”
“Just to clarify, I will not be playing in Unsane anymore,” Spencer stated in an Italian interview (with an English translation provided by the publisher) on social media. “I’m super proud of what we accomplished, but I need to move on. I’d rather end it on a good note than be a slave to something I’ve always loved.”
He also explained in an interview that Coleman has been a close friend of Spencer since the formation of their bands in that late 1980’s.
“Jim approached me about a year ago and asked if I would want to do something together. Jim and I had been friends since the early days of Unsane and Cop Shoot Cop and I had always wanted to do something with him, so of course I was in,” Spencer elaborated. “We started writing some songs and when we wanted to record them in a studio Phil and Chris P came on board. We recorded a few at first, but things went really well, so we continued to record until we had a full length record.”
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