Sleep Announce 'The Sciences,' Their First New Album Since 2003

Stoner/doom metal legends Sleep have announced The Sciences, their first new album since Dopesmoker, the stoner metal classic that was partially released in 1999, and got its full release in 2003.

The new album is set to be released tomorrow, April 20 via Jack White's Third Man Records.

As for the album itself, it's got 6 tracks, with names including "Giza Butler" and "Marijuanaut's Theme." The album simply appeared on iTunes today, so you can hear samples from it there (opens in new tab).

Check out the full tracklist of The Sciences below.

The Sciences tracklist:

1. The Sciences

2. Marijuanaut's Theme

3. Sonic Titan

4. Antarcticans Thawed

5. Giza Butler

6. The Botanist

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player (opens in new tab). Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder (opens in new tab) and Unrecorded (opens in new tab). Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.