New Memphis May Fire Song
2012-05-25 by Wayne H. | 98 Comments
Texas-based Post-Hardcore band Memphis May Fire have released a new lyric video for the song "Prove Me Right" on youtube. The single comes from their new album "Challenger," due out June 26th on Rise Records.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YEscK-H1t8&hd=1
Tagged: Memphis May Fire

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Cody11095
May 24th 2012
34 Comments


Generic risecore. What happened MMF?

Winsomniac
May 24th 2012
7983 Comments


Sleepwalking > everything else they've ever done.



Oh well.

silentstar
May 24th 2012
2273 Comments


Hmm, even though I was a huge fan of The Hollow, this is definitely a step down for them. Also, the lyrics seem way too literal, something which is definitely not effective in this genre.

chayjames17
May 24th 2012
3 Comments


it had its moments but overall i this song was o.k. REALLY HOPING THE ENTIRE ALBUM ISNT LIKE THIS !

kukifnasty1717
May 24th 2012
48 Comments


Not bad. Hopefully the rest of the album is heavier.

sixdegrees
May 24th 2012
17190 Comments


not bad, although the chorus was kinda blah. Not the most exciting choice for a single.

Digging: yasumiyasumi - Tokyo Digital Love

simonpettersen
May 24th 2012
272 Comments


Not bad. Singer shows what he got in this one.. and even if it's "generic risecore", it's about the best fucking "generic risecore" there is (speaking of the band as a whole, not this song). 3.5

CrimsonLies
May 24th 2012
2044 Comments


This song had a few moments for me, but I was really hoping they would do something diffident from 3:18 onwards, instead of placing another chorus.

Hoping this won't end up being Hollow 2.0

TooLateToGoBack
May 24th 2012
1775 Comments


Eh, that was pretty bad.

The Hollow was great, and this is just.....eh.

simonpettersen
May 24th 2012
272 Comments


At first I thought the lyrics were meant for Rise... it felt a bit wierd viewing it on the Rise YouTube channel, haha. It's about their former label, Trustkill.

bloc
May 24th 2012
34919 Comments


This kinda sucks : (

CrimsonLies
May 24th 2012
2044 Comments


Hollow is definitely better than this.

Devastator
May 24th 2012
2506 Comments


Eh enjoyed it, I like how Matties vocals have come along.

RosaParks
May 24th 2012
14926 Comments


boring

ILJ
May 24th 2012
6709 Comments


It wasn't terrible, but they're definitely capable of better material.

I think they tried to force out an album too soon.

snerefedsav
May 24th 2012
841 Comments


gonna have to agree with most people. matty sounds good but the band is capable of way better. hope the rest of the album is better than this

Forevermore
May 24th 2012
129 Comments


Why did they have to abandon their southern sound? This was alright but they used to be unique. Does Rise force bands to sound like this?

Shevanel92
May 24th 2012
80 Comments


Overall solid song, nothing really jumped out about it. Hopefully one of the weaker songs on the album.

skoopy48
May 25th 2012
1536 Comments


This song seems more along the lines of between the lines, which is ok, but im hoping for better from the album

jackalope11
May 25th 2012
330 Comments


Awesome message!
But it was so much better when they did it the first time in The Victim!
I hate the vocal production!
I hope the whole album isn't like this!

Vespiion
May 25th 2012
1222 Comments


Gonna have to say, I'm stoked for the new album.

Digging: Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

Durrzo
May 25th 2012
1112 Comments


Song is just okay, certainly no better than anything from the last album, worse than some of it. I really want this album to be good, so I hope the rest is better than this... they're clearly capable of putting out really fun songs. And yeah, their vocalist is pretty damn good.

Sauce
May 25th 2012
701 Comments


lyrics are awkwardly specific but still less generic and vague than most of the hollow.

Durrzo
May 25th 2012
1112 Comments


Man this song would have been so much better if they had done something different at the end, after that heavy section. The chorus is pretty old by that point.

cliiint
May 25th 2012
617 Comments


i hate fake laughing

Durrzo
May 25th 2012
1112 Comments


^ Oh yeah I literally cringed at that part.

DreamAgain
May 25th 2012
273 Comments


Wtf? song was good and entertaining. Hopefully not the best on the album though. So quick to judge an entire album off of a SINGLE you guys are. Kind of ridic

RyanSmithers
May 25th 2012
79 Comments


I really liked the song. I'm excited for the new album.

charlie15
May 25th 2012
133 Comments


Nothing will beat their first ep.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


Good song. The lyrics are pretty sick. Matty is getting better and better. However the chorus was a bit weak and hopefully Kellen has better guitar parts on the rest part of the album

Digging: Queensryche - Operation: Mindcrime

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


And yeah totally agree with Snide and Flutter

lucasjcockcroft
May 25th 2012
3711 Comments


hated the lyrics. loved the HAHAHAHA
will never be as good as sleepwalker again.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


The Hollow is sick yo

YouGotLucky
May 25th 2012
946 Comments


the clean singing fucking sucks

lucasjcockcroft
May 25th 2012
3711 Comments


its pretty good, but ghost in the mirror>all
and your kidding right? i wish this band would drop all the screams so i could just hear his cleans

ThomasTheCure
May 25th 2012
291 Comments


it's okay. nothing too special, but definitely not bad.

henryChinaski
May 25th 2012
2793 Comments


Rather mediocre

Digging: Empires - Orphan

GuanoBumbershoot
May 25th 2012
1462 Comments


Ya, this sucks. It isn't offensively bad, but like most metalcore these days, the song happens, and then I just don't care. And it's that stagnancy that's turning me into a jaded old prick towards this genre.

sspedding
May 25th 2012
4773 Comments


The chorus left a bit to be desired but on the whole I thought this was pretty good.

CutMan
May 25th 2012
1792 Comments


God, modern production on music like this is unbearably awful...

Strider
May 25th 2012
4598 Comments


Pretty good. The lyrics are great.

BonRurgundy
May 25th 2012
352 Comments


They had something unique with the southern feel on Sleepwalking, I really don't see why they wanted to change it.

Digging: Jamie T - Carry On The Grudge

immortalizepain
May 25th 2012
383 Comments


I hate the lyrics, and the fake laugh.

CrimsonLies
May 25th 2012
2044 Comments


The lyrics are fine, though the chorus wasn't as good as MMF standards.

snerefedsav
May 25th 2012
841 Comments


fake laugh was amusing to me. i agree with most people that the chorus was a bit weak though. other than that it's a decent song

Shiduba
May 25th 2012
424 Comments


Worse than any song on The Hollow, but still pretty good. Hopefully the rest of the album is better, this seemed more predictable than their usual stuff.

chug73
May 25th 2012
1155 Comments


oh dear

VanitySeason
May 25th 2012
396 Comments


too high to care about any fine points at the moment, mmf are excellent

Owantjaaaa
May 25th 2012
3331 Comments


Atleast it wasn't as horrid as the album cover

Digging: Self Defense Family - Try Me

Strider
May 25th 2012
4598 Comments


so count your money
and i'll count my friends
we'll see who's richer in the end

The best line in the song.

Owantjaaaa
May 25th 2012
3331 Comments


lol

Cody11095
May 25th 2012
34 Comments


I take it back. I listened to it a bit and enjoy it. Love the laughing into a breakdown. It was also a above average breakdown if you ask me

elephantREVOLUTION
May 25th 2012
2764 Comments


song was ok.

and god damn i fucking hate lyric videos.

HangEmHigh
May 25th 2012
282 Comments


Lol every one of those breakdowns were hugely underwhelming, and didn't add anything to the song besides the one with the "richer in the end" one which was super cliched. I think this is a good point in time to give up on this band.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


Def not

HangEmHigh
May 25th 2012
282 Comments


Come on Chuck you honestly can't think this is any better than any other modern metalcore band... It's not terrible, but just so unsatisfying considering its MMF.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


I quite enjoyed the song thanks much.

KSK1
May 25th 2012
4090 Comments


This was alright but I didn't overly enjoy it as much as I wanted to.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


Yeah not as good as anything on The Hollow IMO. But still good. I like the lyrics a lot

TBliss2
May 25th 2012
504 Comments


Pretty good, hope theres better on the album though.

bloc
May 25th 2012
34919 Comments


so count your money
and i'll count my friends
we'll see who's richer in the end


Yeah that's awesome. I also like the laughing before the early breakdown. That stuff is always fun.

bloc
May 25th 2012
34919 Comments


Haha yeah...








JUN JUNJUN JUN JUNNUNUN JUN

captaincrunch11
May 25th 2012
1229 Comments


Still excited for the album doe

DropdeadWHA
May 25th 2012
652 Comments


I dug this a lot. Ending was cool. Will probably be on par with The Hollow or better, could go either way, doubt it'll end up worse.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


It was cool. But if this were on The Hollow itd be like the worst song on it

TomAkaVeto
May 25th 2012
1661 Comments


Lyrics are terrible. Can't believe some of you think that these are good lyrics. The song is just one big generic mess. I liked The Hollow even those most of the songs sounded the same, but those songs were better than this.

DreamAgain
May 25th 2012
273 Comments


^ Tom
Lyrics aren't that bad. They are super direct and obvious, not that creative. "Ignorance had me by the throat from the day I learned how to sing" .. I like that line.

JohnFire
May 25th 2012
200 Comments


Worse than any song off of The Hollow, better than most bands around. hope this is the softest song on the album, that might be the only way it could work out not being complete filler.

LG
May 25th 2012
3049 Comments


I was hoping for more lube

Spec
May 25th 2012
27188 Comments


is it shitty as fuck?

Azn.
May 25th 2012
5612 Comments


This was really boring and un-catchy compared to their previous works.

MMF...what happened?

Digging: Flying Lotus - You're Dead!

nash1311
May 25th 2012
1754 Comments


They were only "awesome" with the ep. everything else from there was just pretty good

Owantjaaaa
May 25th 2012
3331 Comments


Dear Memphis May Fire,
Don't sign to Riserecords and produce lyrics like this afterwards.
-Owen


GuanoBumbershoot
May 25th 2012
1462 Comments


^ Ya, exactly.

ChuckyTruant
May 25th 2012
15723 Comments


Why not Owen

MalleusMaleficarum
May 25th 2012
14355 Comments


this band makes a day to remember sound fantastic

MalleusMaleficarum
May 25th 2012
14355 Comments


chorus sounds like theyre trying to be sleeping with sirens



lol

MuhNamesTyler
May 26th 2012
4312 Comments


2nd comment is a win

Digging: Revocation - Deathless

TheNewWhack
May 26th 2012
1472 Comments


Trustkill has fucked over so many people. My buddy in It Dies Today said that they withheld royalty checks for almost a year! He survived on part time bartending, a small clothing line, and merch sales... When they could afford to play a show. No per diem, no support from the label, no nothing. It's no surprise they went under.

ChuckyTruant
May 26th 2012
15723 Comments


Yeah no joke

TheNewWhack
May 26th 2012
1472 Comments


Trustkill is done... They are now Bullet Tooth. Pity the fool that signs to them.

lucasjcockcroft
May 26th 2012
3711 Comments


uhh while Rise Records may have a lot of shit bands, they are one of the most loyal and understanding labels out there.

AdamK
May 26th 2012
987 Comments


sounds more like the sound on sleepwalking. it's alright not amazing

Scoot
May 26th 2012
17814 Comments


The Prove Me Right

lucasjcockcroft
May 26th 2012
3711 Comments


bloc made that joke already, but its still funny

rahulmenon
May 26th 2012
64 Comments


this is fucking atrocious bullshit. rise have done it again.

rahulmenon
May 26th 2012
64 Comments


SUDDEN TRANSITION INTO A BREAKDOWN.

LenZ
May 27th 2012
9 Comments


I hope the rest of album is miles better then this because I'm done with it after like four listens and I was addicted to The Hollow for like a week or two.

Owantjaaaa
May 27th 2012
3331 Comments


OH WHAT A SHOCK ANOTHER BREAKDOWN

MarkTheDead
May 27th 2012
651 Comments


Song was decent, not all too fond of the lyrics.

DropdeadWHA
May 27th 2012
652 Comments


I don't know why people are commenting about the breakdowns, it's expected. Memphis May Fire have said themselves they've chosen to take a heavier, more chug-driven approach with their music.

JAXETA
May 27th 2012
782 Comments


how is the new with life in mind praised and everybody hates this? haha this kicks that songs ass

KSK1
May 27th 2012
4090 Comments


Pretty sure no band ever comes out and says "we're definitely going to rely a lot more on chugging to drive our music". Also, I disagree that new WLIM song was better than this.

Forevermore
May 27th 2012
129 Comments


The new WLIM is much catchier in my opinion. This is fairly boring.

Durrzo
May 27th 2012
1112 Comments


Yeeeah the new WLIM track is way better than this. I'll admit the breakdowns in that song are weaker than the ones in this song but overall I like it a lot more.

DropdeadWHA
May 28th 2012
652 Comments


KSK1, on their 'fanbridge' site, kids have asked them about their 'new' approach (a lot are pissed they dropped the southern sound) and Kellen (guitarist) has outright stated they want to be heavier and use chugs. They're not re-inventing the wheel, that's obvious and they know it. So why not be upfront about it?

Azn.
May 28th 2012
5612 Comments


Well, if it makes them feel better, they're sounding a lot less interesting now.

AskingxMike
May 29th 2012
58 Comments


I didn't like it at first, but it's growing on me. Third chorus kinda ruins the song, but the "...richer in the end" breakdown was neat. As for lyrics, they're ok. Some lines are better than others. *insert fake laugh*



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