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{{expand}}[[Image:AnOmenEP.jpg|thumb|Album art]]''An Omen EP_'' is an upcoming release by [[How To Destroy Angels_]], the band's second release and second EP, and their first release under a label, Columbia Records. The EP was announced by [[Trent Reznor]] on 21st Sepetember 2012, to be released November 13th.
 
{{expand}}[[Image:AnOmenEP.jpg|thumb|Album art]]''An Omen EP_'' is an upcoming release by [[How To Destroy Angels_]], the band's second release and second EP, and their first release under a label, Columbia Records. The EP was announced by [[Trent Reznor]] on 21st Sepetember 2012, to be released November 13th.
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==Release==
 
==Release==
The EP is to be released in digital and vinyl formats, and will contain tracks off of the yet-unamed debut album from the band.
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The EP is to be released in digital and vinyl formats, and will contain tracks off of the yet-unnamed debut album from the band.
  
The band's website, along with promo photos, was updated to include more glitch art and a raw graphic style from [[Rob Sheridan]], similar to his previous work with [[Nine Inch Nails]].
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The band's website was updated to include promo photos, more glitch art and a raw graphic style from [[Rob Sheridan]], similar to his previous work with [[Nine Inch Nails]].
  
 
The first single for the EP, "[[Keep It Together]]", was debuted on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio One show on October 8th 2012, and the track was released via digital download on October 9th.
 
The first single for the EP, "[[Keep It Together]]", was debuted on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio One show on October 8th 2012, and the track was released via digital download on October 9th.
  
The full EP is to be released for streaming in its entirety on [http://hypem.com/ The Hype Machine] on 8th November.
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The full EP was released for streaming at [http://hypem.com/ The Hype Machine] and [http://www.soundcloud.com Soundcloud] on 8th November.
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A limited number of copies of the physical release were for sale on HTDA's official webstore, and all copies bought through the site came packaged with a exclusive white label pressing of the EP's lead single, ''Keep It Together'', on 12" vinyl.
  
A limited number of copies of the physical release were for sale on HTDA's official webstore, and all copies bought through the site came packaged with a exclusive white label pressing of the EP's lead single, Keep It Together, on 12" vinyl.
 
 
==Versions==
 
==Versions==
 
All versions will be released on November 13th.
 
All versions will be released on November 13th.
 
*The EP will be released in MP3 formats across all MP3 retailers, but the only way to obtain the high quality and lossless audio formats for the release is to order through HTDA's own webstore.
 
*The EP will be released in MP3 formats across all MP3 retailers, but the only way to obtain the high quality and lossless audio formats for the release is to order through HTDA's own webstore.
*The EP will be released on 12", 180 gram vinyl, and will be the only way to obtain the album on a physical medium, as a CD copy of the EP is not to be printed. When ordered through the band's website, the EP came with an exclusive white label pressing of Keep It Together.
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*The EP will be released on 12", 180 gram vinyl and will be the only way to obtain the album on a physical medium, as a CD copy of the EP is not to be printed. When ordered through the band's website, the EP came with an exclusive white label pressing of ''Keep It Together''.
 
==Track listing==
 
==Track listing==
 
Side 1:
 
Side 1:
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==Art direction==
 
==Art direction==
 
The art of the EP was conceived by the entire HTDA group, and was primarily executed by Rob Sheridan. He used a technique of creating art, placing the image onto VHS tapes and then photographing distortion through a CRT monitor. The promotional photography for the EP was taken by Tamar Levine and produced in post-production by Rob Sheridan.
 
The art of the EP was conceived by the entire HTDA group, and was primarily executed by Rob Sheridan. He used a technique of creating art, placing the image onto VHS tapes and then photographing distortion through a CRT monitor. The promotional photography for the EP was taken by Tamar Levine and produced in post-production by Rob Sheridan.
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3265399533874&set=a.3265399493873.108202.1833868712&type=1&ref=nf Trent Reznor posting on FaceBook about the EP's release][[Category:How To Destroy Angels]]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3265399533874&set=a.3265399493873.108202.1833868712&type=1&ref=nf Trent Reznor posting on FaceBook about the EP's release]
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*[http://howtodestroyangels.com/home.html How To Destroy Angels homepage]
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*[http://howtodestroyangels.com/store/ How To Destroy Angels store]
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Revision as of 22:11, 8 November 2012

Album art
An Omen EP_ is an upcoming release by How To Destroy Angels_, the band's second release and second EP, and their first release under a label, Columbia Records. The EP was announced by Trent Reznor on 21st Sepetember 2012, to be released November 13th.

Release

The EP is to be released in digital and vinyl formats, and will contain tracks off of the yet-unnamed debut album from the band.

The band's website was updated to include promo photos, more glitch art and a raw graphic style from Rob Sheridan, similar to his previous work with Nine Inch Nails.

The first single for the EP, "Keep It Together", was debuted on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio One show on October 8th 2012, and the track was released via digital download on October 9th.

The full EP was released for streaming at The Hype Machine and Soundcloud on 8th November.

A limited number of copies of the physical release were for sale on HTDA's official webstore, and all copies bought through the site came packaged with a exclusive white label pressing of the EP's lead single, Keep It Together, on 12" vinyl.

Versions

All versions will be released on November 13th.

  • The EP will be released in MP3 formats across all MP3 retailers, but the only way to obtain the high quality and lossless audio formats for the release is to order through HTDA's own webstore.
  • The EP will be released on 12", 180 gram vinyl and will be the only way to obtain the album on a physical medium, as a CD copy of the EP is not to be printed. When ordered through the band's website, the EP came with an exclusive white label pressing of Keep It Together.

Track listing

Side 1:

  1. "Keep It Together" - 4:29
  2. "Ice Age" - 6:59
  3. "On The Wing" - 4:53

Side 2

  1. "The Sleep Of Reason Produces Monsters" - 4:29
  2. "The Loop Closes" - 4:48
  3. "Speaking In Tongues" - 6:58

Art direction

The art of the EP was conceived by the entire HTDA group, and was primarily executed by Rob Sheridan. He used a technique of creating art, placing the image onto VHS tapes and then photographing distortion through a CRT monitor. The promotional photography for the EP was taken by Tamar Levine and produced in post-production by Rob Sheridan.

How To Destroy Angels Discography
Previous release - "How To Destroy Angels" Sigil number: 3 Next release - "N/A"

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