JINJER have been working on new music for their next studio album
Speaking with MoreCore.TV conducted at this weekend’s Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburgring, Germany, JINJER bassist Eugene Abdukhanov discussed the status of the follow-up to the band’s 2021 album “Wallflowers”. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “A lot of new music has been written. Demos [have] been recorded.
“I think we are waiting for a moment, point where we just say, ‘Okay, let’s start,’ and then we go to the studio and record the new record, the new album,” he explained. “I think that music-wise, material-wise, we are at eighty percent of the new album.”
When asked about the musical direction of the new JINJER record, Eugene said: “There always will be something that has never been [there] before. Otherwise there is no need to make new music.
“It is hard to say now what exactly it’s gonna be,” he continued. “And to some extent, I just don’t want to make new spoilers. But it’s gonna be definitely different from the previous album, for sure.
“On the ‘Wallflowers’ album, I think we went even [in the] doom metal direction, to some extent, because there are some very slow and very moody parts,” he added. “On the new record, to some extent, in some way, it’s going the other way — maybe death metal direction, something like this. Something really powerful, again groovy and something that just hits you, punches you straight to the face.”
JINJER, who were given permission from Ukrainian authorities to leave the country and tour Europe as ambassadors for their nation, took the stage for the first time since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on June 10, 2022 at last year’s edition of the Greenfield Festival, which was held in Interlaken, Switzerland.
This summer JINJER are set to return to America as the support act for DISTURBED on their “Take Back Your Life” tour, which will also feature BREAKING BENJAMIN.