According to the band's Facebook page, the band started the early stages of its next album today, which is some great news for many fans around here and the world.

Leading off is pre-production, which is basically piecing together every idea the band members have into something tangible.

No word yet on what the new album will be called or when it will be out, but still, we do know that the process has started for the band's seventh studio album.

Whenever we get more news on this new material, we'll get it to you ASAP, so stay tuned.