Long-running French instrumental progressive/jazz metal fusion trio MÖRGLBL presents an official video for “Anarchytektür,” the newest single from the band’s impending seventh full-length studio release, The Story Of Scott Rötti, which sees release next Friday through Laser’s Edge imprint Free Electric Sound. The video, filmed on tour and featuring lots of clips from major festival shows and more, makes its debut through progressive/metal outlet Sonic Perspectives.
Often described as Primus meets Steve Vai or The Beatles meet Pantera, MÖRGLBL‘s output veers toward the crazy, mixing substantial metal riffs with subtle jazz harmonies, deep pocket grooves, and their trademark goofball humor. Through two decades of performing and touring internationally and reaping well-earned critical acclaim from journalists around the globe on their six full-length albums, MÖRGLBL is an incredibly unique and creative musical force which transcends genre barriers and commands the attention of anybody into forward-thinking music with a lighthearted appeal.
MÖRGLBL’s The Story Of Scott Rötti was recorded at The Beat Factory during the Summer of 2018, mixed by Enzo D’Agostino at Elia Studio, mastered by Mobo at Conkrete Studio, and completed with artwork by Pierre Bernard and Peter Puke.
With their premiere of the new “Anarchytektür” video, Sonic Perspectives offers in part, “What would you call a power trio that veers seamlessly between shredding peaks, jazzy moods, and fat funky grooves? MÖRGLBL of course! The French eclectic/progressive instrumental jazz metal fusion trio hits like a heavyweight jab and makes you laugh while you bleed! MÖRGLBL is the punch you don’t see coming!”
See MÖRGLBL’s “Anarchytektür” video at Sonic Perspectives RIGHT HERE.
The Story Of Scott Rötti will see release on CD and all digital platforms through Free Electric Sound on February 1st. Stream the opening track, “2 Flics Amis Amish,” and preorder the album at Bandcamp RIGHT HERE.
Having celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2018, MÖRGLBL has big plans for the new year in support of the new album. Watch for more news on the the album to be issued in the coming days, and expect new tour dates to be announced shortly.
Led by guitarist Christophe Godin and bassist Ivan Rougny, MÖRGLBL gained an international following with the release of their first two albums in 1997 and 1998. Years of constant touring required the band take a break. By 2007 MÖRGLBL released Grötesk which drove their popularity all over the globe – particularly in the US – and was invited to perform at Europe’s famous Frank Zappa tribute festival, Zappanale.
MÖRGLBL shifted in late 2007, when drummer Aurélien Ouzoulias joined the band and kicked them into high gear, ultimately resulting in 2009’s highly acclaimed Jazz For The Deaf. 2008 saw MÖRGLBL become the smash surprise of NEARfest X, America’s largest progressive rock music festival, where the stunned audience gave a standing ovation and cheered through a double encore. Intensive touring throughout Europe, Russia, China, and the US followed right through 2012’s Brutal Romance album. Along the way, they shared the stage with the likes of Liquid Tension Experiment, Panzerballet, Freak Kitchen, Echoline, and Umphrey’s McGee.
Three years since the 2015 Free Electric Sound release of Tea Time For Pünks and having performed more than one hundred shows all around the world, MÖRGLBL celebrated twenty years of rocking the planet with their progressive jazz metal in 2018. A twentieth anniversary live DVD has been recorded and is pending release in 2019. While awaiting the DVD’s release, and while continuing to tour in support of Tea Time For Pünks, the band composed and recorded their seventh album, The Story Of Scott Rötti. With eleven new songs, the album showcases the band’s most achieved material to date, basing all the ingredients that have made the trio one of the most exciting combos of the genre.