Sunn O))) To Release New Album “Kannon” In December


Sunn O))) will return with their first album since 2009’s “Monoliths & Dimensions” in December. Southern Lord Recordings have announced a December 04th release date for the bands new album “Kannon“. Randall Dunn (Wolves In The Throne Room, Boris) co-produced and mixed the effort , which includes turns from Attila Csihar (Mayhem,) Oren Ambarchi, Rex Ritter and Steve Moore (Zombi). The outing will contain ‘three pieces of a triadic whole:’ “Kannon 1, 2 & 3“.

As for the album’s title, the official press release offers: “The literal representation of Kannon is as an aspect of Buddha: specifically ‘goddess of mercy’ or ‘perceiving the sounds (or cries) of the world.'” If you’re a vinyl connoisseur you won’t have to wait until December 04th to get your hands on the record. A limited edition clear vinyl pressing of the album is due for a release on the 2016 Black Friday ‘Record Store Day‘ event, which is to be held Friday, November 27th.

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