Gallows Release New Track
2011-08-29 by Nikkolae | 76 Comments

UK punk band Gallows have released "True Colours", the first song after the departure of Frank Carter and the joining of ex-alexisonfire's Wade MacNeil.
"True Colours" can be heard at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMnjf2YDDy0&feature=player_embedded and is also free for download at www.gallows.co.uk

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HallucinogeNick
August 29th 2011

755 Comments


nah

laterenima
August 29th 2011

221 Comments


holy shit, is that grindcore?

FrankRedHot
August 30th 2011

6448 Comments


"holy shit, is that grindcore?"

Holy shit, is that dumb?

Apollo
August 30th 2011

10287 Comments


meh

d00derz
August 30th 2011

113 Comments


so i'm officially stoked now.

azraelcyanide
August 30th 2011

51 Comments


Not bad. Not great either, but not bad

fromtheinside
August 30th 2011

17937 Comments


Grindcore

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MyDearWormwood
August 30th 2011

225 Comments


ETID

opblaaskonijn
August 30th 2011

323 Comments


What can you say about a 40 sec clip really, but my impression is that their new vocalist will make them rather generic. And indeed, sounds very like ETID.

AmericnZero02
August 30th 2011

3337 Comments


New vocalist kicks the old one's ass.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

23804 Comments


fuck off Gallows, you and City and Colour killed one of my favourite bands

taxidermist
August 30th 2011

7198 Comments


Saw this earlier after ETID tweeted it. Thought it was them. Pretty good imo.

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

23804 Comments


um holy shit is that Wade singing/screaming? sounds bad fucking ass, maybe I need to give these guys another try

FearThyEvil
August 30th 2011

12475 Comments


Sounded pretty good. I will agree Wade does sound a lot like Keith from ETID.

taxidermist
August 30th 2011

7198 Comments


Keith is a fucking boss. Hope to see a new ETID record later this year (I don't wanna wait until 2012).

Kris.
August 30th 2011

12237 Comments


at first i thought dang this is probably gonna suck alexisonfire wasn't that good in the first place but now im pretty excited

iFghtffyrdmns
August 30th 2011

7047 Comments


"Keith is a fucking boss. Hope to see a new ETID record later this year (I don't wanna wait until 2012)."

seriously dude. I was almost offended at the first comment saying so but then I swallowed my drunken pride and realized the similarities are wquite palpable.

really stoked to see how this all turns out

TomAkaVeto
August 30th 2011

1617 Comments


Yeah, this is awesome. Doesn't sound any bit like Grey Britain, but I knew it wouldn't. I'm stoked to see how the record turns out. And yeah definitely has an ETID feel to it.

Uranium
August 30th 2011

7074 Comments


I really enjoyed the old vocalist. bummed they got a new one : /
On a brighter note it isn't too bad.

nash1311
August 30th 2011

1754 Comments


all of that sounded like ETID.

sixthgoldenticket
August 30th 2011

1176 Comments


this was way better than i thought it'd be

Carnifex
August 30th 2011

1918 Comments


I was indifferent about the new vocalist and wasn't that stoked but this actually made me pretty excited.

AmericnZero02
August 30th 2011

3337 Comments


"old one would kick your ass."

Maybe so, but that doesn't make my statement any less true.

simonpettersen
August 30th 2011

272 Comments


Song would have been much better with Frank imo

Satellite
August 30th 2011

20727 Comments


i mean frank was awesome but whoa that ruled

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coneren
August 30th 2011

11111 Comments


yeah but hes no jeff rosenstock

Satellite
August 30th 2011

20727 Comments


few are


hi cone

coneren
August 30th 2011

11111 Comments


SUP BRO

TomArnoldsArmpit
August 30th 2011

3005 Comments


Pretty good.

Olson
August 30th 2011

93 Comments


i think that was Grindcore

PedalToTheMetal
August 30th 2011

372 Comments


good stuff

tuk
August 30th 2011

151 Comments


grindcore-y grindcore

TheArkitecht
August 30th 2011

1672 Comments


hmm never been a fan, but ETID references make me intrigued.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


*True Colours

Not sure about the track. I have Grey Britain at 5 so it may take me a while to accept anything new they do now

AsspaiN
August 30th 2011

27 Comments


it just sounds like a totally different band, has nothing to do with their previous stuff...

Dolving999
August 30th 2011

1616 Comments


Frank Carter, out. Took with him most of my respect for this great band.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


I think I'll love this once I get used to it

MrBirdoWordo
August 30th 2011

236 Comments


The Track was ok. Guitat work seemd alot more generic than their previous work. the new vocalist is actually pretty good but its just not the same without frank.

MrBirdoWordo
August 30th 2011

236 Comments


guitar*

mexicanjumpingbeans
August 30th 2011

165 Comments


"Frank Carter, out. Took with him most of my respect for this great band."

Obviously not a great 'band' if you only care about the vocalist, dickhead.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


It's nice to see that they're not trying to chase after Frank's legacy

accompliceofmydeath
August 30th 2011

4193 Comments


This is great.

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MrCalum
August 30th 2011

371 Comments


HEY I DIDN'T KNOW EVERY TIME I DIE RELEASED A NEW TRACK

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

7322 Comments


I like it, still gutted about Frank Carter leaving, though. He's a great frontman.

chrisd555
August 30th 2011

54 Comments


Sounds like Rise and Fall

Dogget
August 30th 2011

781 Comments


I didn't know wade had it in him, still think the live show will lose a lot of energy without Frank though.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


I'm now officially won over

WhiteTieBlackJacket
August 30th 2011

791 Comments


It sounds great. And I get everyone's feelings toward the new singer - he ain't no Frank. I think if they changed their name from Gallows to something else it would be redeemable. In fact, I feel like most bands should do that when they completely change their sound. But HEY, that's just me.

gabethepiratesquid
August 30th 2011

4521 Comments


It's not very similar to ETID except being spazzy and the vocals. I like it more than Grey Boring but it's spazzy hardcore we've all heard.

Comatorium.
August 30th 2011

4103 Comments


Its cool and all, but its not Frank.

ZippaThaRippa
August 30th 2011

2415 Comments


Why not just release a 30 second preview of a good song

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


Obviously it's not Frank Gallows, and even if they tried to imitate it it would probably fall flat on it's face. It's still sounds great so you can't hold much against them

dcha
August 30th 2011

990 Comments


Oh, this is Buffalo 666.

bennyola09
August 30th 2011

249 Comments


disliked Gallows before, let's see where they go with this sound. I dig the ETID similarities

bennyola09
August 30th 2011

249 Comments


Oh and *"True Colours" [2]

opblaaskonijn
August 30th 2011

323 Comments


When I want to listen to ETID I'll listen to ETID, not to Gallows. Wtf is wrong with you people?

Titan50
August 30th 2011

4588 Comments


Chasing after the sound and legacy of Frank would be stupid for Gallows. With Frank out and Wade in, they're a whole new band, so you can expect a whole new sound

I'm excited

RevengeSoldier
August 30th 2011

295 Comments


Ehhhhhh, we'll see. Could be good.

opblaaskonijn
August 30th 2011

323 Comments


A whole new sound doesn't mean a ripoff of other bands in the same genre. We have plenty of that to go around.

Colliiiin
August 30th 2011

670 Comments


I enjoyed this, only the end groove really sounded like ETID.

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Sconza
August 30th 2011

257 Comments


These guys are British, why are the lyrics about the fourth of July?

CrackTheSkye
August 30th 2011

726 Comments


It really has nothing to do with the fourth of July though.

jasonslfl
August 30th 2011

97 Comments


Uh this is amazing. Wasn't really a big Gallows fan before, but now I will likely go see them.

Sconza
August 30th 2011

257 Comments


Except for the fact they say it during the whole second half of the song

CrackTheSkye
August 30th 2011

726 Comments


I’m glad you were paying attention to the rest of the lyrics/video.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 30th 2011

21768 Comments


"These guys are British, why are the lyrics about the fourth of July?"
It's just a lyric

YHB
August 30th 2011

45 Comments


Ick. Hated this, I hope they buck up when it comes to releasing an album.

cvlts
August 30th 2011

8954 Comments


should've changed the band name...

Blind
August 31st 2011

426 Comments


that was cool, wasn't really a fan of frank so maybe i'll dig the new stuff

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
August 31st 2011

21768 Comments


"Sounds like Cancer Bats..."

Now that you mention it..

Nikkolae
August 31st 2011

4824 Comments


i liked gallows better when they sounded unique

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iFghtffyrdmns
August 31st 2011

7047 Comments


WAIT TILL THEY SEND YOUR SON HOME IN A BOX
SEE IF YOU'RE DANCING WHEN WATER IS EVERYWHERE

defjaw83
September 1st 2011

1765 Comments


I dig

sailSAway
September 2nd 2011

839 Comments


too bad the alexis ship sank, but they were losing their touch imo. this was intense.

makes no sense to replace your british singer for wade. im confused.

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 2nd 2011

21768 Comments


I think they didn't want to continue their previous sound. i.e. to try something new

megalodon
September 8th 2011

108 Comments


yes.



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