Darkest Hour post new song
2014-07-02 by Lelle | 42 Comments

A new Darkest Hour song called 'Wasteland' has premiered on Youtube. The song is taken from their upcoming self-titled 8th studio album which is due to be released 5th August 2014.

As well as being their first album on the Sumerian Records label, the album is also their first release with new drummer Travis Orbin and new bassist Aaron Deal.

The album can be pre-ordered here: http://fuckwaitingaroundtodie.com/

And you can check out the song here:




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PorcelainRain
July 1st 2014

537 Comments


"Convalescence" is what got me into DH ten years ago. This band has created some of my favorite heaviest melodies. I enjoyed the song enough I'm going to buy the album. I haven't bought a Darkest Hour album since The Eternal Return

Makemebad35
July 2nd 2014

745 Comments


A little different from their usual. Feels like this might grow on me. I guess well see. I liked most of what they've released.

Durrzo
July 2nd 2014

1098 Comments


Song isn't what I would expect. I've listened to it a lot throughout the day and it has grown on me, but this isn't the sound I want from this band. That being said, Mike said something along the lines of this song is supposed to show that they aren't a one trick pony and that the rest of the album should be more familiar.

I'm still excited, and even if this is the direction of the album I'm sure I'll find a lot to enjoy.

XingKing
July 2nd 2014

10412 Comments


I'm not feeling this track aside from the vocals. I hope the other tracks are way better

Dromasta
July 2nd 2014

81 Comments


I hate this song... This is not the DH I loved that's for damn sure. I would rather listen to almost any song off their past albums over this steaming pile. If the rest of the album is anywhere near this quality of shit, I give up on them. They will never top Hidden Hands, Undoing Ruin, or Deliver Us. I miss Kris Norris with these guys. His playing style really made these guys something special. They've only been a shell of what they once were since. Let's be real.


Dromasta
July 2nd 2014

81 Comments


Even though I kinda liked The Eternal Return...


Scoot
July 2nd 2014

17726 Comments


kris norris was this band

titanslayer
July 2nd 2014

1597 Comments


omg the guitar tone is so fucking annoying in the intro

Dromasta
July 2nd 2014

81 Comments


These guys used to balance heavy and beauty so well. This.. Ughh

Spec
July 2nd 2014

27130 Comments


Those vocals are so tight.

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LordePots
July 2nd 2014

6533 Comments


lets follow up our fall out boy album cover with a chimera/dark tranquillity album cover yeah cool boys lets do it

LordePots
July 2nd 2014

6533 Comments


That being said, Mike said something along the lines of this song is supposed to show that they aren't a one trick
pony and that the rest of the album should be more familiar.


releasing one slightly different song on an album that is all more of the same for a band is hardly proving they aren't a
one trick pony

plus this song is cliche as fuck anyways

rip DH

Cimnele
July 2nd 2014

359 Comments


well it's a lyrics video for a song with bad lyrics

** thumbs up dude **

Durrzo
July 2nd 2014

1098 Comments


"rip DH"

I've seen several of these posts. None of you know what the rest of the album will be like so calm your tits.

Essence
July 2nd 2014

3583 Comments


this is pretty fucking bad

jimmykidd
July 2nd 2014

528 Comments


god this is horrible. what a shame. rip DH.

henryChinaski
July 2nd 2014

2721 Comments


kinda boring

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fromtheinside
July 2nd 2014

18026 Comments


"lets follow up our fall out boy album cover with a chimera/dark tranquillity album cover yeah cool boys lets do it"

hahahahaha

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Piripichotes
July 2nd 2014

13 Comments


Very generic down-tuned song... The solos kinda make expect better stuff on this record...

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RoyalImperialGuard
July 2nd 2014

1300 Comments


Song was lame till 1.30. Still a tremendous letdown though.

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MegaJake1024
July 2nd 2014

715 Comments


guitar work was disappointing. vox were tight. song kinda rocks imo

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

Progger6009
July 2nd 2014

1082 Comments


Everyone can suck nuts, this song crushes!!

Eldar777
July 2nd 2014

20 Comments


song is quite cool, not their best for sure though. chorus slays!

JeetJeet
July 2nd 2014

720 Comments


Song was ok, but its just the intro track. Clearly the album won't sound entirely like this.

Dummit
July 2nd 2014

351 Comments


ugh Sumerian y u do dis?

kenti123
July 2nd 2014

127 Comments


NONONOnonono............

RyanSmithers
July 2nd 2014

73 Comments


oh man....i had pretty decent hopes for this after The Human Romance...this is kind of a let down...I'm not out, but I need to hear more before I preorder this.

SpiritCrusher2
July 2nd 2014

2977 Comments


Wow this is the same band that made Deliver Us?

Song sucks

Darkwatch025
July 2nd 2014

173 Comments


I don't know anything else from this band, but I thought this song was pretty good. Some of you are saying it sucks for them. What are some good song recommendations I should check out since I am new to them?

SpiritCrusher2
July 2nd 2014

2977 Comments


Doomsayer. Then the rest of that album

XingKing
July 2nd 2014

10412 Comments


Darkwatch:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYDot2kPS90

Nikkolae
July 2nd 2014

4830 Comments


needs to riff more thats the problem, but that solo was nice. i like it.

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ConcubinaryCode
July 2nd 2014

2063 Comments


@darkwatsch try "The Sadist Nation", "With A Thousand Words To Say But One", and ""Demons"



Darkwatch025
July 2nd 2014

173 Comments


ok thanks everyone I will check those out


AdolfChrist
July 3rd 2014

1737 Comments


idk, this was iffy. parts of it were good, parts were bad. still have high hopes though, The Eternal Return and their debut are the only disappointing ones.

AdolfChrist
July 3rd 2014

1737 Comments


and yes, i think The Human Romance is up there with some of their best work.

AdolfChrist
July 3rd 2014

1737 Comments


actually i take part of my first comment back, The Mark of the Judas is sloppy and unrefined and they obviously had a long ways to go in terms of songwriting, but thats part of what makes it a fun record.

XingKing
July 3rd 2014

10412 Comments


Their only disappointing records IMO are So Sedated and Eternal Return

Durrzo
July 3rd 2014

1098 Comments


I like TER, obviously not as much as their other stuff but it was a little darker and angrier than the album before or after it, it's a fun listen.

XingKing
July 3rd 2014

10412 Comments


It's got a couple of tasty jams but the albums before and after it are better. The angrier tracks on the others are angrier too, despite TER being their self proclaimed pissed off record. Tracks like Full Imperial Collapse and Violent by Nature crush everything on The Eternal Return

AdolfChrist
July 3rd 2014

1737 Comments


yeah The Human Romance has a really good mixture of thrashier shit and more melodic shit.

tresm87
July 3rd 2014

742 Comments


this band is consistently good

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