Given the rate at which left-field super-groups have proliferated over the last few years -- Atoms for Peace!
Inspired by "the way our lives are changing through advancements in technology and the Internet," according to a release, Maximum Hedrum finds Spiegel (the younger brother of film director
Spiegel has done the mix-and-match thing before. In 2009 he and the Brazilian DJ Zegon released "
Before that, though, Spiegel will concentrate on Maximum Hedrum, which will issue its self-titled debut on March 5. A pair of singles from the disc -- the hard-hitting "Synthesize" and "Keep in Touch," featuring
"Derrick has only ever screamed on metal and hardcore albums before, but on this album he's crooning with his bass baritone voice like
"I always imagined and desired to use my voice in as many ways as imaginable," added Green. "The combination of working together with Sam Spiegel has opened many possibilities to expand the boundaries of music. The idea of Maximum Hedrum is to break down all concepts and barriers of the mind and explore the unknown fearlessly."
On Jan. 14 the group is scheduled to launch a residency at L.A.'s Los Globos. We look forward to seeing the guest list.