“I had demoed about 50 seconds’ worth of this and put it up online," says Mansoor. "It was the middle section, and I had no idea what to do with it. It didn’t sound like the beginning of a song, it sounded like the middle. Once again, Mark had a bunch of riffs – the first two riffs in the song are his. We started vibing off of each other, put our riffs together, and before you knew it, everything made sense.
“Wes Hauch. I always said that Wes was the best guitarist that nobody’s ever heard of. He really holds a note, he’s so tasty – he’s the cleanest guitar player I’ve ever heard. He doesn’t give a shit about going off; he just wants to do stuff that sounds good. Plus, he’s a great friend of ours, so we said, ‘We’ve got to give him this opportunity because he’ll absolutely kill it, and it’ll get his name out there.'
“Since he cut the track, he’s joined The Faceless, so that’s kind of cool. Like everybody else, he emailed his part to us. 2012 – that’s the way you do it!”