New The Word Alive Single
2012-06-19 by Joseph F. Smith | 51 Comments

Metalcore band The Word Alive are streaming and have made available for purchase on iTunes their new single "Life Cycles".

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TBliss2
June 19th 2012

504 Comments


Im sure they described the new stuff a while back as 'heavier, more metal' etc etc. Couldnt really be further from the truth.

Devastator
June 19th 2012

2475 Comments


Joey Sturgis strikes again! Song is bad, album will be bad.

TehEric
June 19th 2012

29 Comments


This album is going to be so boring.

Mickeymau5
June 19th 2012

1614 Comments


"Im sure they described the new stuff a while back as 'heavier, more metal' etc etc. Couldnt really be further from the truth.
"


thats what they always say

exportnow
June 19th 2012

78 Comments


Entirety was better, I like Telle's new clean style but agreed on this not sounding heavier or more metal at all

BurnedBlack606
June 19th 2012

407 Comments


Pretty much in agreement with the above statements. None of what we have heard so far has been as heavy or "metal-headed" as what we heard on their previous efforts.

DropdeadWHA
June 19th 2012

569 Comments


This is only the second single, from what I've read they plan on releasing one more (possibly). Yeah, these songs have been much softer but two songs off a 13 track album isn't much of indication just yet. I also enjoyed this song, although, I miss Zack doing the higher screams.

squidwardtentacles
June 19th 2012

39 Comments


Its better than Entirety but I'm still not crazy about it.

KSK1
June 19th 2012

4078 Comments


Sucks

ThomasTheCure
June 19th 2012

284 Comments


might be alone here, but i thought it was pretty fucking awesome. i'm excited for this new album, personally.

Digging: Danny Brown - Old

FlyntFlossy
June 19th 2012

86 Comments


Shit's wack yo.

TehEric
June 19th 2012

29 Comments


Does the drummer ever play anything remotely interesting other than his insane double pedal?

lucasjcockcroft
June 19th 2012

3703 Comments


really wish i could like this. but ive never liked anything the band has done.

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


Deceiver is pretty good, but these new songs aren't

Digging: Palm Reader - Bad Weather

wacknizzle
June 19th 2012

12896 Comments


LMFAO @3:25 "NOW I GOT A BONER, I'M FINDING OUT WHAT IT MEANS TO START OVER!!! "

Digging: Racebannon - Satan's Kickin' Yr Dick In

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


hahaha

Fluttertrank
June 19th 2012

17098 Comments


production sucks. damn joey.

also i love how absolutepunk is opposite from us. they seem to like it. we dont

NonApplicable
June 19th 2012

1945 Comments


Give me an album full of tunes like Hounds of Anubis!

Digging: Wovenwar - Wovenwar

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


absolutepunk is different lol. And yeah no shit man I love Hounds of Anubis

tresm87
June 19th 2012

709 Comments


wow so many haters shit is pretty good

Digging: Upon a Burning Body - The World is My Enemy Now

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


ehh i don't like it. have u heard Deceiver?

BonRurgundy
June 19th 2012

349 Comments


Joey Sturgis is the shittest producer in the genre, every album he works on comes out as bland, uninspiring and boring.

IRemember
June 19th 2012

22 Comments


Couldn't make it all the way through, so fucking boring. Also all that Luke Holland hype was bullshit.

KSK1
June 19th 2012

4078 Comments


Luke had nothing to do with the writing on this album.

Rowan5215
June 19th 2012

25063 Comments


Always stood by the belief that as this band is going on, the screaming is getting better and better and the cleans are getting worse and worse. This just proves me right.

Digging: Shihad - FVEY

Devastator
June 19th 2012

2475 Comments


You guys should listen to the new Wolves at the Gate, so much better than this.

MisguidedYouth
June 19th 2012

146 Comments


this wasn't heavy at all.

Digging: Angel Olsen - Strange Cacti

Durrzo
June 19th 2012

1093 Comments


This is so shitty.

Digging: Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails

MegaJake1024
June 19th 2012

714 Comments


I disagree with everyone who's saying this sucks. I agree its not that good, but I've enjoyed both this and entirety, as well as Deceiver.

Digging: To The Wind - Block Out The Sun and Sleep

dathvada321
June 19th 2012

1429 Comments


this is pretty bad.

Sauce
June 19th 2012

679 Comments


wasn't gonna listen to the song, just wanted to say this band sucks. that's all.

c0nf1n3d
June 19th 2012

281 Comments


I think they're releasing songs that fans of the genre would enjoy. To everyone that loved "The Hounds of Anubis"...I'm PRETTY sure there are going to be 2 tracks on there very similar to it. The first is the opening track "Dragon Spell." "The Hounds of Anubis" uses the Egyptian scale, and "Dragon Spell" is going to use the Chinese scale. The other song that sounds interesting is "Evolution." I'm confident the album will be a great followup to "Deceiver."

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


"You guys should listen to the new Wolves at the Gate, so much better than this"

This so hard

botb
June 19th 2012

9630 Comments


its weird how hard this band used to get jocked on sputnik. by people like rosa too

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


Whys that weird? It's generic modern metalcore and all those bands get shit on here

RosaParks
June 19th 2012

14836 Comments


no i used to like this band a whole lot. it was an awkward stage to say the least

fountainoflamneth
June 19th 2012

25 Comments


i listened to deceiver once

it's a classic

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


Lol Rosa who cares they are/were a lot better than most of their contemptoraries

Fluttertrank
June 19th 2012

17098 Comments


oh man, im loling at the comments on absolutepunk. wow. just wow. do these guys even know botch? deadguy?

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


Nah they don't

BurnedBlack606
June 19th 2012

407 Comments


Yes, they actually do. I've talked to 2 different band members. One of them (either Tony or Zack) listen Coalesce and Converge among their favorite metalcore bands. And who cares? 2 completely different types of metalcore here.

Also, album leaked. They definitely picked the 2 most melodic/least heavy songs for singles. There is much better guitar work to be heard on the rest of the album.

Mickeymau5
June 19th 2012

1614 Comments


What song should I listen to?

ConcubinaryCode
June 19th 2012

2062 Comments


they will never top better lyrics than, "You're armed with hate and a handgun. girl get in the car i'm riding shotgun."

ChuckyTruant
June 19th 2012

15708 Comments


Lol.

henryChinaski
June 20th 2012

2713 Comments


lame

Digging: The Tidal Sleep - Vorstellungskraft

tresm87
June 20th 2012

709 Comments


some people need to accept the fact that these bands aren't always going to sound similar to or top their debut albums and just give some new shit a chance

BurnedBlack606
June 20th 2012

407 Comments


The album's really not that bad. There is, as usual, too much chugging, and they could lay off the synth a little, but it's implemented well for the most part. Good, fun album. Nothing groundbreaking.

BurnedBlack606
June 20th 2012

407 Comments


Oh, and he does this awesome death growl/pig squeal somewhere in the album. Can't remember the song though...

bennyola09
June 20th 2012

249 Comments


"Im sure they described the new stuff a while back as 'heavier, more metal' etc etc. Couldnt really be further from the truth.
"


"thats what they always say"

The Color Morale actually said their new album has a lot more singing.

zrosschristian
June 20th 2012

281 Comments


Song isn't that bad, not expecting much from this album though.

lolcatzwolfay
June 25th 2012

96 Comments


The album leaked a while ago and I listened, it's okay. Not their best but it's got some fun moments. The synth is bad though and the drums are boring (too bad Luke Holland didn't write them). Deceiver was better.



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