Dead Letter Circus Video/Album
2013-07-05 by Drummerboy123 | 56 Comments

Dead Letter Circus have announced the title, cover art, track listing, lead single and
release date of their second studio album, The Catalyst Fire.

It is due for release on August 9th.

Track listing:
1. The Cure
2. Alone Awake
3. Burning Man
4. Lodestar
5. I Am
6. Say Your Prayers
7. The Veil
8. Insider
9. Lost Without Leaders
10. Stand Apart
11. Kachina

The music video for lead single 'Lodestar' is available for streaming on YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayXRXhXHEi0

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Band Page: Dead Letter Circus

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Curupira22
July 5th 2013

2 Comments


Really liking Lodestar which they've released along with another track, 'Lost Without Leaders', on Aus iTunes. I'd be interested to hear thoughts on the latter since I can only find a 1.30 minute sample on iTunes.

After thought; I am marginally surprised they didn't throw 'Wake Up' on the album, if only as a bonus track. I guess it might not fit in the overall dynamic of the album but it was a good track, nonetheless.

Rowan5215
July 5th 2013

24415 Comments


Yeah shame about no Wake Up but Lodestar is pretty damn swell. Looking forward to this.

CameoLover
July 5th 2013

415 Comments


There's an acoustic version of "I Am" on the Australian iTunes as well.

NonApplicable
July 5th 2013

1928 Comments


Solid track, but the vocals feel a bit directionless. It's a similar issue I had with some of the
material on the debut.

Sauce
July 5th 2013

666 Comments


this link doesn't work for me baby gurl

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
July 5th 2013

7026 Comments


Just copy paste https links, sput breaks them for some reason.

Drummerboy123
July 5th 2013

2312 Comments


The Veil and Kachina seem to be like the "experimental" songs on the album.

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baldymort
July 5th 2013

745 Comments


are you guys listening to previews on aus itunes cause i could only preview lost without leaders

Drummerboy123
July 5th 2013

2312 Comments


Lost Without Leaders is the only song that you can preview. You can also buy the full version but I'm waiting for the album.

TheCollectiveFacade
July 5th 2013

650 Comments


sounds good, was expecting something a bit more atmospheric though

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baldymort
July 5th 2013

745 Comments


how do you figure the veil and kachina are the experimental songs then??

TheCollectiveFacade
July 5th 2013

650 Comments


I oversaw that comment

NapalmCrusader
July 5th 2013

1737 Comments


Sounds very good and enjoyable

Drummerboy123
July 5th 2013

2312 Comments


"how do you figure the veil and kachina are the experimental songs then??"

Weird names. I just imagine them being weird songs. Who knows I could be way off.

kmace
July 5th 2013

154 Comments


Sounds like Coheed. Stoked.

dixoncocks
July 5th 2013

2433 Comments


Their drummer is tight.

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RivalSkoomaDealer
July 5th 2013

669 Comments


I fucking love this band. 2013 why u rule so hard?

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Cygnatti
July 5th 2013

21349 Comments


meh

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Cipieron
July 5th 2013

3508 Comments


2013 is gonna have a bunch of beastly albums by the end of the year

thespaceforthis
July 5th 2013

518 Comments


Yaaaay I like this band

FearThyEvil
July 5th 2013

12251 Comments


Very excited for this! Lodestar was pretty good.

Drummerboy123
July 5th 2013

2312 Comments


"meh"

*Digging Kanye West*

Oh the irony.

zuzek
July 5th 2013

750 Comments


Killing it. Fucking love these guys.

heyadam
July 5th 2013

1705 Comments


stoked for this album! I had no idea they were releasing one.

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CrownOfMagnets
July 5th 2013

2232 Comments


not my favorite band but it should have a few good jams on it

Cygnatti
July 5th 2013

21349 Comments


"*Digging Kanye West*
Oh the irony."

*digging karnivool

far far more ironic.

UnderJOath
July 5th 2013

72 Comments


Does anyone ever use irony correctly?

Cygnatti
July 5th 2013

21349 Comments


well let's see:

-situation irony: when something happens that contrasts what is supposed to or expected to happen.

-verbal irony: the most common usage in modern era and is sometimes thought to be the only form of
irony: when someone says something but means something totally different, significantly different
from an inside joke or symbolism

-and my favorite form of irony, dramatic irony: when a character knows something that others do not,
and or when the reader knows something that some or all of the characters do not.

fairly simple concepts but yeah, he did use irony incorrectly.

Cipieron
July 5th 2013

3508 Comments


it's like O Henry and Alanis Morissette had a baby and named it this exact situation

Drummerboy123
July 5th 2013

2312 Comments


"Does anyone ever use irony correctly?"

Yeah. Me. Cause I'm British.

NonApplicable
July 5th 2013

1928 Comments


Does anyone ever use irony correctly?

Hear that Cygnatti? No? That's the sound of the joke going SO INCREDIBLY above your head that it broke
past the exosphere.

Ecnalzen
July 5th 2013

6398 Comments


"it's like O Henry and Alanis Morissette had a baby and named it this exact situation"
lol

Song sounds like it would fit right in with the last album. Pretty good.

Mendross
July 5th 2013

368 Comments


http://www.merriam-webster.com/video/0035-ironic.htm

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InFiction
July 5th 2013

3638 Comments


Love it. Can't wait for the album, this band absolutely slays.

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Cygnatti
July 5th 2013

21349 Comments


I'm on the Internet, I can't hear anything except for the music I'm listening to and the videos I'm watching. So no, I cannot hear you. Sorry.

Makemebad35
July 5th 2013

737 Comments


can't wait

NonApplicable
July 6th 2013

1928 Comments


What are you even talking about? You may need to improve your comprehension skills.

Cygnatti
July 6th 2013

21349 Comments


It would really do you well to stop feigning idiocy.

sixdegrees
July 6th 2013

16794 Comments


sucks

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NonApplicable
July 6th 2013

1928 Comments


At least I can fake it.

P.S. I'm just messing around. It was kinda ridiculous how seriously you took that irony joke though.

SAW18
July 6th 2013

113 Comments


Can't we just have friendly conversations about music without trying to piss each other off? xD Looking forward to the new album. It seems to me their old guitarist just used a bunch of delayed rifts from what I heard off their first album and their self-titled EP

tempest--
July 6th 2013

12611 Comments


"Weird names. I just imagine them being weird songs."

Dumbest thing I have ever read.

Drummerboy123
July 6th 2013

2312 Comments


"Weird names. I just imagine them being weird songs."

Dumbest thing I have ever read.

Or maybe plain logic flies over your head? Man, some people on this site must have issues in their lives to spout out hatred so often hahaha.

tempest--
July 6th 2013

12611 Comments


How does the title of a track have anything to do with what said it sounds like?

thespaceforthis
July 6th 2013

518 Comments


Can't we just have friendly conversations about music without trying to piss each other off?

shut up cockface IF YOU DONT LIKE IT YOU CAN GO ELSEWHERE

PistolPete
July 6th 2013

3556 Comments


kinda average, Wake Up slaughtered this song

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NonApplicable
July 6th 2013

1928 Comments


shut up cockface IF YOU DONT LIKE IT YOU CAN GO ELSEWHERE

HA! Awesome

Epicenter
July 6th 2013

172 Comments


I dig this, but "Wake Up" was a lot better.

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Curupira22
July 6th 2013

2 Comments


Listening to the track a few more times, I kind of see similarities with 'Disconnect and Apply' and 'Big'. All three are high energy and were released as singles and both 'D'n'A' and 'Big' were far from the strongest on either album, so I'm hopeful this is merely a safe single meant for a wider audience.

Also, another track that seems to have vanished from their new release; Sleepers. I can find (low quality) videos of this track being performed but it doesn't appear to be on the track list for the album. Didn't make the cut, I guess...

silentstar
July 6th 2013

2231 Comments


"some people on this site must have issues in their lives to spout out hatred so often"

that may help explain a lot

"'D'n'A' and 'Big' were far from the strongest on either album"

wow, that's surprising. Big is probably my favourite song by them but that's probably because I'm a sucker for huge choruses

Cygnatti
July 6th 2013

21349 Comments


"some people on this site must have issues in their lives to spout out hatred so often"

lol

jrowa001
July 7th 2013

8750 Comments


reading these comments is another reminder how this site has been plagued by dumbass new users. we used to always have full on conversations about music, not just trying to insult someone all the time

Cipieron
July 7th 2013

3508 Comments


sounds like good times, tis a shame

UnnamedOcean
July 7th 2013

3950 Comments


Good song, but it really doesn't feel any different than their older stuff. I'm hoping to hear more evolution.

Drummerboy123
July 7th 2013

2312 Comments


"Also, another track that seems to have vanished from their new release; Sleepers."

Apparently that song was renamed to Lost Without Leaders.

Benwx
July 8th 2013

127 Comments


still don't get the hype around this band. benzies voice just ruins it for me.. i've really tried liking it



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