New Northlane single

2018-07-13 by sempiturtle | 59 Comments
Aussie metalcore band Northlane have released a surprise new single, titled "Vultures". This is the band's first new song since their last album, Mesmer, was released in early 2017. As of now, there's no indication as to whether "Vultures" is part of an upcoming full length album or just a standalone single. However, the band have announced that the new track will also be released on 7" vinyl. Check out the full song here:


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PatientlyDead
July 12th 2018
116 Comments


If it's being released on 7", then it most likely is just a standalone single.

vendetta6
July 12th 2018
10 Comments


Not bad

Mix is tight, there's some interesting vocal phrasing in first verse and it was good to hear a bit more range in Marcus's screams

xAvidus
July 12th 2018
2 Comments


Goddamn has Marcus gotten better as a vocalist

SteakByrnes
July 12th 2018
13506 Comments


That was better than most of Mesmer at least, Marcus still not vibin with me tho

Digging: Joji - Ballads 1

sempiturtle
July 12th 2018
1517 Comments


It's a banger

bloc
July 12th 2018
52995 Comments


Gonna assume this is as bad as new Erra and skip it

Digging: Sparks - No. 1 in Heaven

SteakByrnes
July 12th 2018
13506 Comments


New Erra was good tho

JeetJeet
July 12th 2018
5587 Comments


Man where was this intensity when they were making their last few albums? That was good. I mean I'm not gonna play it over and over but it was still solid.

Digging: Vince Staples - FM!

bloc
July 12th 2018
52995 Comments


Haven't heard the new Erra yet tbh, the album art just pisses me off

JeetJeet
July 12th 2018
5587 Comments


You're buggin the album art looks great Blocboi.

SteakByrnes
July 12th 2018
13506 Comments


Yea I like the album art, and the song bangs

CurtisKaiju
July 12th 2018
39 Comments


I'm digging this song. A lot.

Danred97
July 12th 2018
1895 Comments


Better than anything on Node or Mesmer. I hope we get a whole album with this sound.

TheWonderSoFar
July 12th 2018
2223 Comments


Fucking slays

Digging: Captain, We're Sinking - The Future Is Cancelled

J3wFro69
July 12th 2018
57 Comments


Much better than anything off their most recent albums with Marcus

Krvst
July 13th 2018
425 Comments


Will they ever stop doing this super boring low end riffing and go back to writing interesting songs like on discoveries? Marcus sounds a lot bettet in this tho

Digging: Architects - Holy Hell

chug73
July 13th 2018
3660 Comments


The best thing they have put out in a while.
Marcus sounds fantastic here, guitars and drums have brought the energy back they have been missing.

Like those junz at 2:20ish

chug73
July 13th 2018
3660 Comments


I think it's the tone they have been using since Marcus came in, they have been doing a Tesseract and backing off on the distortion a bit.

Genesis is still heavy as balls but if they played it with their current tone it would sound weak as shit

joshieboy
July 13th 2018
5803 Comments


Yeah that was pretty sick tbf.

itsyaboicobby
July 13th 2018
74 Comments


Great vocals but the instrumentals still feel boring and lifeless

itsyaboicobby
July 13th 2018
74 Comments


Nowhere near as good as the new Erra

SteakByrnes
July 13th 2018
13506 Comments


"Genesis is still heavy as balls but if they played it with their current tone it would sound weak as shit"

Yea I haven't liked the less distorted tone they've been using since Marcus joined, it has no power to it

Dedicated1
July 13th 2018
79 Comments


Nice song.

Will be honest though, Mesmer was my favourite Northlane record. Hope they still bring the melodies on the next record.

haggmeez
July 13th 2018
47 Comments


Hell yeah. This song slays. I know a lot of people are love it or hate it with Northlane post-Marcus, but to be honest I love both in different ways. They are definitely a different band now. Marcus's vocal range seems like it's really expanding. It's awesome to see.

JayEnder
July 13th 2018
2533 Comments


Better than anything off Mesmer or Node.

Digging: Daughters - You Won't Get What You Want

MonotoneCulprit
July 13th 2018
3 Comments


Adrian's lows were brutal for early Northlane, while Marcus' lows are still weak as shit. He's getting better, but I think that's holding the band back. They've put out some good stuff post-Adrian, but Discoveries is still there best work.

momentsofclarity
July 13th 2018
219 Comments


not huge on marcus' voice and def not post-adrian lyrics


momentsofclarity
July 13th 2018
219 Comments


this is better tho

NewBallistics
July 13th 2018
858 Comments


yawn.

outliers
July 13th 2018
296 Comments


Yeah the guitar work is really boring

dswhite85
July 13th 2018
27 Comments


You're buggin the album art looks great Blocboi. x2

cloakanddagger
July 13th 2018
308 Comments


It's nice to see Marcus utilising a larger range of harsh vocals here but instrumentally this isnt doing it for me at all. They've really stagnated since singularity and refuse to move out of their comfort zone.

bloc
July 13th 2018
52995 Comments


Wow this fuckin slaps. This is gonna make a killer gym track. I like it more than the new Erra track.

trilogique21
July 13th 2018
2126 Comments


where's the riffs

song is zzz



chug73
July 13th 2018
3660 Comments


They are about the junz not the riffs

trilogique21
July 13th 2018
2126 Comments


that's lame

chug73
July 13th 2018
3660 Comments


nah

SteakByrnes
July 13th 2018
13506 Comments


They used to have some dope riffs

trilogique21
July 13th 2018
2126 Comments


[2] exactly

bloc
July 13th 2018
52995 Comments


This is the best song I've ever heard from them haha

SteakByrnes
July 14th 2018
13506 Comments


no!

conesmoke
July 14th 2018
5906 Comments


The first 20 seconds of dark ambient stuff was pretty cool. As soon as the band came in it bored me

conesmoke
July 14th 2018
5906 Comments


So yeh... more of just that dark texture shit plz northlane. A whole album of it done well would be nice.

bigweinerdon
July 14th 2018
65 Comments


Best new era Northlane song, except for maybe Intuition.

bloc
July 14th 2018
52995 Comments


bigweinerdon

GetLow
July 14th 2018
3377 Comments


AT MUH SPHERE

Darius the Great
July 14th 2018
18445 Comments


is the key

henryChinaski
July 17th 2018
4107 Comments


decent.

SteakByrnes
July 17th 2018
13506 Comments


This already grew off me

TundraL5Z
July 22nd 2018
1949 Comments


God Marcus is so generic, he sounds like the ex dude from Issues, and that guy SUCKED... Adrian WAS Northlane...

Digging: The Ocean - Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic

Alondite
July 26th 2018
309 Comments


Never cared for these guys but this fucking rips. The ambient electronic stuff in the beginning was pretty sweet, could go for more of that.

bloc
July 26th 2018
52995 Comments


Yep, song still slaps. Also never cared for these guys before this.

SteakByrnes
July 26th 2018
13506 Comments


smh

sempiturtle
July 26th 2018
1517 Comments


Yay people who don't hate new Northlane on principal what a sight

SteakByrnes
July 27th 2018
13506 Comments


It's like you think there's no reason why people dislike Marcus and new Northlane

sempiturtle
July 27th 2018
1517 Comments


I mean the averages (at least on this site) are 0.2 apart so I don't think the gap in quality is as huge as some people like to make it out to be.

KenboSlice
July 27th 2018
1984 Comments


I like all of Northlane's stuff so sue me

SteakByrnes
July 27th 2018
13506 Comments


I'm not talking about averages or anything like that. What you said made it sound like people who don't like new Northlane have bad reasons for it, which isn't the case at all. The guitar tone lost all the punch it had, Marcus is a boring vocalist with weak screams and is not nearly as passionate as the vocalist before him, they traded riffs and fun bouncy guitars for atmospheric bullshit, and the drums are held back so much more. I've said it a thousand times

sempiturtle
July 27th 2018
1517 Comments


Those are all legitimate reasons, and I'd agree that Adrian was more passionate and the music felt more personal and certainly more emotional back in his day. But I'd also argue that the guitar and kick drum especially were WAY too forward in the mix on the first two records and the Marcus-era ones are far more balanced and detailed. Idk I guess my ears just REALLY like the tone they've gone for (on all instruments) since Marcus joined.



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