Earlier this week, Cannibal Ox announced a reunion show taking place at Brooklyn, New York’s Knitting Factory on December 9th.
In addition to hitting the stage, Vast Aire and Vordul Mega revealed that they are currently in the studio recording their long-awaited sophomore album, which serves as the follow up to 2001’s The Cold Vein.
“We never broke up, but the timing is now right for a new Cannibal Ox LP,” said Vast Aire of the LP, which will release in 2013. “Iron Galaxy Records is about to take over.”
The former Def Jux signees were originally slated to release their sophomore album back in 2006, nabbing production from Pete Rock and RZA. The project failed to surface, and El-P later said that he never think it would.
(November 16, 2012)
UPDATE: Vast Aire has released a video on behalf of IGC Records, telling fans that the sophomore Cannibal Ox album will require fundraising. Can Ox has started a Kickstarter campaign, and are actively seeking funding from their supporters. The video is below: