New letlive. album details
2013-05-25 by TooManyFriends | 116 Comments
Los Angeles post hardcore band letlive. are set to release their new album, The Blackest Beautiful on July 9.

Album artwork: http://www.interpunk.com/itemimages2/211761.jpg

Tracklist:
1. Banshee (Ghost Fame)
2. Empty Elvis
3. White America's Beautiful Black Market
4. Dreamers Disease
5. That Fear Fever
6. Virgin Dirt
7. Younger
8. The Dope Beat
9. The Priest and Used Cars
10. Pheromone Cvlt
11. 27 Club


The first single, 'Banshee (Ghost Fame)', will be released on June 4 on the Warped Tour Compilation CD, while a music video for the song is currently in production.
Tagged: Letlive.

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Mace
May 25th 2013
60 Comments


Stoked.

lucasjcockcroft
May 25th 2013
3714 Comments


good

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


best news i've heard all week, cannot wait..

Rowan5215
May 25th 2013
28897 Comments


Wow finally, thought they'd given up.

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Keyblade
May 25th 2013
15436 Comments


just when i was thinking of dusting off ol' Fake History. great news

Digging: Sofia Gubaidulina - Chamber Music With Double Bass

Flomazoid
May 25th 2013
26 Comments


Awesome. Can't wait

Fieryfenderz
May 25th 2013
1484 Comments


Should be killer

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


hopefully they will incorporate more use of the n word

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


will rule though antihype will be strong with this one

Digging: Renounced - The Melancholy We Ache

Keyblade
May 25th 2013
15436 Comments


^ haha

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


yeah it's no w&t bite your tongue

botb
May 25th 2013
9780 Comments


^doesn't grasp internet sarcasm

excited for this, also excited to hear 27 club recorded.

ProjectFreak
May 25th 2013
1443 Comments


AOTY candidate

FearThyEvil
May 25th 2013
12760 Comments


Well I retract my statement earlier.

ThomasTheCure
May 25th 2013
304 Comments


about fuckin time. should be great.

Digging: The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow

titlefightmeirl
May 25th 2013
659 Comments


so fucking stoked for this.

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


where's the sarcasm? where's the beef??

snowbbird
May 25th 2013
213 Comments


this has been too long coming
super stoked

NothingForSomething
May 25th 2013
186 Comments


I've been waiting a long time for this. New song in a few days as well.

Durrzo
May 25th 2013
1137 Comments


FUCK YEEEEAH

drasticaction74
May 25th 2013
1767 Comments


whoa

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


i can't handle this year

it's going to be my favorite of all time when all is said and done

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


cover is cool

Funeralopolis
May 25th 2013
11893 Comments


really stoked

Digging: Owen Pallett - In Conflict

iamthedesign
May 25th 2013
17 Comments


I have the biggest boner for letlive., should be amazing.

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


i heard the preview for banshee and it sounds absolutely nothing like fake history

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


so it's not very good? link?

DirEnRefused
May 25th 2013
2241 Comments


i heard the preview for banshee and it sounds absolutely nothing like fake history

Sounds promising.

TooManyFriends
May 25th 2013
764 Comments


here's the link

http://www.amazon.es/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00CJW87MK/absolutepunk-20/

FourthReich
May 25th 2013
18138 Comments


thanks bro, sounds ok

TooManyFriends
May 25th 2013
764 Comments


Sounds a lot like RATM to me which is perfectly OK in my book

TheEarthVolta
May 25th 2013
13 Comments


Oh yes. Best track names I've seen this year too. As if that means anything at all...

iSkane
May 25th 2013
858 Comments


Fucking god 2013. Stoked as dick.

MalleusMaleficarum
May 25th 2013
14401 Comments


this will be a solid 3.0 / 5

Butkuiss
May 25th 2013
4253 Comments


They played 27 Club and Ghost Fame when I saw them two weeks ago and the new tracks have groove like Fake History never had.

pepster50
May 25th 2013
335 Comments


i think the clip sounds fucking sick

pjquinones747
May 25th 2013
766 Comments


Fuck yes Fake History doesn't get old and neither should this

nylertickel2
May 25th 2013
174 Comments


Finally


TomAkaVeto
May 25th 2013
1690 Comments


Took them long enough. They've been touring just about nonstop off of Fake History for years.

Durrzo
May 25th 2013
1137 Comments


I've seen a few live clips of 27 Club, sounds really good.

Tesla
May 25th 2013
233 Comments


this will be a solid 3.0 / 5 [2] Don't get me wrong, Letlive. is not a bad band, but definitely overrated imo. Also, the comparisons to Glassjaw are kind of unnecessary.

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


they don't even sound that much like glassjaw

fromtheinside
May 25th 2013
19167 Comments


will be wildly overrated

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TooManyFriends
May 25th 2013
764 Comments


they don't even sound that much like glassjaw [2]

Captain North
May 25th 2013
6792 Comments


No scoot, they really really do. He does have a more technically impressive voice than palumbo though, and their live show is all about energy whereas Glassjaw play like they're bored. But I'm stoked for this, new tracks were great live

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


if you want to hear a glassjaw clone check out this band

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzK0ZOBkCWk

WeepingBanana
May 25th 2013
10217 Comments


horrible horrible band

TooLateToGoBack
May 25th 2013
1780 Comments


so stoked.

fucking love Jason.

Scoot
May 25th 2013
17914 Comments


fountain reprising his role as letlive's #1 fan

KSK1
May 25th 2013
4094 Comments


This is gonna be fucking great

YouthCat
May 25th 2013
261 Comments


Kinda weird that 27 Club is the last song, but whatever. Really looking forward to this

TooManyFriends
May 25th 2013
764 Comments


^they added on this new slowed down heavy ass ending live to that song and it sounds fucking awesome so I'm sure it'll be alright

MMX
May 25th 2013
4863 Comments


Yes yes yes yes yes

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TooManyFriends
May 26th 2013
764 Comments


"This band is ripping off Glassjaw so hard they suck" - people who connotate the band name with the shitty song by Of Mice and Men

fromtheinside
May 26th 2013
19167 Comments


not... not really sure whos doing that but ok

4N4LB34D5
May 26th 2013
327 Comments


meh. i'll listen to it, but i'm not that excited. fake history has grown off me HARD. it's like going back and listening to pierce the veil or something

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InFiction
May 26th 2013
3714 Comments


Awesome news. These guys absolutely slay live as well.

fagnutzzz
May 26th 2013
42 Comments


psh look at all these kids pretending like theyre not geeked as fuck.
long live letlive.

immortalizepain
May 26th 2013
387 Comments


How does the preview sound? Any good comparisons? I've got a very weak internet connection here. Tsk.

immortalizepain
May 26th 2013
387 Comments


How does the preview sound? Any good comparisons? I've got a very weak internet connection here. Tsk.

TooManyFriends
May 26th 2013
764 Comments


^Heavy, spitting, RATM on roids

snerefedsav
May 26th 2013
853 Comments


i don't know people always say letlive and lower definition ripped off glassjaw just because the singers sound similar

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Mabbitt
May 26th 2013
1383 Comments


they don't even sound that much like glassjaw [3]

New song sounds good, I hope they have some songs like muther on the new album though

Scoot
May 26th 2013
17914 Comments


the singer from lower definition sounds way more like palumbo than jason does

Gwyn.
May 26th 2013
15324 Comments


Why did I knew Glassjaw was going to pop in

Should be fun at least, though I don't expect it to be very high on my list of Aotys

I'll be surprised if I rate it higher than a 4

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Gwyn.
May 26th 2013
15324 Comments


Like Scoot said tho, there's gonna be a lot of anti hype for this one, I can already feel it

henryChinaski
May 26th 2013
2847 Comments


Fuck yeah! Awesome artwork.

VheissuCrisis
Contributing Reviewer
May 26th 2013
1051 Comments


Fucking yehh.

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NonApplicable
May 26th 2013
2012 Comments


On the latest Metal Hammer Podcast Mr. Hill spoke about this album. He is a huge fan of the band and mentioned that this new record makes Fake History feel dull in comparison. Words like "game changer" were thrown around, and he compared this to Refused's and At the Drive In's classic albums. He also alluded to "album of the decade".

The man clearly hyperbolized a lot, but it's safe to say we'll get another great letlive. release!

DanielNightLewis
May 26th 2013
560 Comments


Metal Hammer aren't exactly known for their integrity.

The preview track suggests that rapcore is back, ridiculous 90s nostalgia circle is now complete.

Digging: Kaddish - Thick Letters To Friends

Dolving999
May 26th 2013
1652 Comments


Contender for AOTY. Unless Glassjaw release something new *prays*

Gwyn.
May 26th 2013
15324 Comments


That would cement this year for music as the best in a long, long time if not fucking ever

FourthReich
May 26th 2013
18138 Comments


yea if gj releases something new, which i have no idea why they would, but if they did then i'd totally agree with gwyn. but again, why would they?

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
May 26th 2013
22059 Comments


Contender for AOTY.

You haven't heard it yet

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pepster50
May 26th 2013
335 Comments


i don't think that preview was rap lol. It was just really fast singing/screaming. Like he did all over fake history. Don't see a problem. Then that riff at the end of the preview was killer !

Azn.
May 26th 2013
5618 Comments


so hoping that Fake History wasn't a fluke

PumpBoffBag
May 26th 2013
330 Comments


wahay, stoked

NonApplicable
May 26th 2013
2012 Comments


Metal Hammer aren't exactly known for their integrity.

The dude who said that on the podcast doesn't actually work for the magazine.

Also, how are they not?

Hopelust
May 26th 2013
1129 Comments


Fake History was no fluke. They had two mediocre albums before it and finally found their niche. I think they're locked in to release another fantastic album.

YetAnotherBrick
May 26th 2013
4518 Comments


letlive as a band doesn't really sound like Glassjaw, but you can tell that letlive's singer tries to give off vibes similar to daryl's. but that's to be expected, really, daryl's one of the coolest fucking vocalists ever

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Spec
May 26th 2013
27298 Comments


Stoked.

Crymsonblaze
May 26th 2013
7536 Comments


seconded

MalleusMaleficarum
May 26th 2013
14401 Comments


"but that's to be expected, really"

trying to sound like glassjaw





"thats to be expected"

Crymsonblaze
May 26th 2013
7536 Comments


lol lol lol mal ur su dum

amanwithahammer
May 26th 2013
579 Comments


yeeeeeeeeboi

YouthCat
May 26th 2013
261 Comments


I hate the phrase 'game-changer'. People throw that term around a lot.

Spec
May 26th 2013
27298 Comments


This album will be a real game changer for sure.

MMX
May 26th 2013
4863 Comments


a damn game changer

DanielNightLewis
May 26th 2013
560 Comments


From Mousetrap to Jenga?

MMX
May 27th 2013
4863 Comments


im talking from connect 4 to Dungeon and Dragons

word

MalleusMaleficarum
May 27th 2013
14401 Comments


from monopoly to starfox 64

Evreaia
May 27th 2013
4060 Comments


I can't take 2013 anymore.


NonApplicable
May 27th 2013
2012 Comments


Those are some quality song titles

YetAnotherBrick
May 27th 2013
4518 Comments



""but that's to be expected, really"

trying to sound like glassjaw "

i just meant that the more original and dynamic artists are the ones more likely to be imitated.

cvlts
May 27th 2013
8985 Comments


I'm down with this

foreverburning
May 27th 2013
74 Comments


TIL staticNUMEROcuatro and I have the same birthday

Super stoked for this. Should rule way hard.

theacademy
Staff Reviewer
May 28th 2013
28829 Comments


i hope new letlive. will bring the return of josh d.

Digging: Charli XCX - Sucker

Butkuiss
May 28th 2013
4253 Comments


Nah, Josh D spends all his time browsing the depths of weird twitter tweeting Dr Phil these days

TheSpirit
May 28th 2013
18001 Comments


rip josh d. aka mudvaynian

Digging: The Speed of Sound in Seawater - Red Version

Butkuiss
May 28th 2013
4253 Comments


Now we need to cross our fingers for a comeback by Counterfeit.

TheSpirit
May 28th 2013
18001 Comments


dude fuck him, we want palaceofwisdom

Scoot
May 28th 2013
17914 Comments


mordecai

Evreaia
May 28th 2013
4060 Comments


cvlt

Butkuiss
May 28th 2013
4253 Comments


You guys know what I found out the other day?
Hawks is gay.

swishasweetz
May 28th 2013
10 Comments


garbage band

Spec
May 28th 2013
27298 Comments


shut up

swishasweetz
May 28th 2013
10 Comments


lol

Spec
May 28th 2013
27298 Comments


shut up

swishasweetz
May 28th 2013
10 Comments


lol the sequel

Spec
May 28th 2013
27298 Comments


shut up

MMX
May 28th 2013
4863 Comments


shut up

Durrzo
May 28th 2013
1137 Comments


dude fuck him, we want palaceofwisdom

Nooooooooooo

fr33convict
May 29th 2013
11705 Comments


"garbage band'

die

that new stuff does sound super groovy. could be really interesting.

simmo69lol
May 30th 2013
14 Comments


yusssssssss

NonApplicable
May 30th 2013
2012 Comments


that new stuff does sound super groovy.

I LIKE GROOVE!

Azn.
May 30th 2013
5618 Comments


More groove? I approve highly.



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