Underoath Share 'Hallelujah'

2021-08-04 by Fernando Alves STAFF | 132 Comments
Underoath shared another new song, 'Hallelujah', from their upcoming album Voyeurist, out January 14th, 2022 via Fearless Records. Take a peek at the new track below.



Guitarist Tim McTague comments: "I think the song is one of the more powerful songs on the album for a myriad of reasons, but sharing a night of beers and stories with a handful of the people you love, unpacking a ton of heady concepts and recording a choir really put an exclamation point on the song for me. It’s dark, beautiful, haunting and heavy all at the same time. That’s what Underoath does best in my opinion."

Tracklist:

01. Damn Excuses
02. Hallelujah
03. I'm Pretty Sure I'm Out of Luck and Have No Friends
04. Cycle ft. Ghostemane
05. Thorn
06. (No Oasis)
07. Take A Breath
08. We're All Gonna Die
09. Numb
10. Pneumonia

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Project
August 4th 2021
5154 Comments


the chants are kinda cringe and for some reason Spencer just cannot swear in a non-cringey way but

i really liked the rest of this. nice to hear Spencer and Aaron's voices trading off, and Aaron's still got some drum chops

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Emim
August 4th 2021
31027 Comments


Solid 3/5, that "this is fucking hell" sounds so damn weak.

Project
August 4th 2021
5154 Comments


^yup that's what I meant

the chant could have been good if they didn't beat it to death and/or sound like they gave up on the "this is hell" every time

Emim
August 4th 2021
31027 Comments


Also: "upcoming album Voyeurist" "Take a peek at the new track below."

Well played.

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


Yeah what the hell is with the album title lmao. Just found out what a voyeurist is.

DJDiabeats
August 4th 2021
4 Comments


Big fan. LFG

Colliiiin
August 4th 2021
725 Comments


How has nobody pointed out that Ghostmane is on an Underoath record, wtf aha?

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LightAndGlass
August 4th 2021
195 Comments


I like the last 30 seconds a good bit but I'll maintain that Spencer reminds me of the tiny dude from Set Your Goals when he says "this is fucking". Almost sounds like a 12 year old in a game of Warzone getting pissed off.

jpaulwegenast
August 4th 2021
117 Comments


Pretty decent compared to the last few releases. There isn't much cringe on this track (when compared to most tracks on "Erase Me"), just nothing phenomenal. Atmosphere is nice on this track.

Digging: Spiritbox - Eternal Blue

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
August 4th 2021
58133 Comments


"Yeah what the hell is with the album title lmao. Just found out what a voyeurist is."

Have you never heard Dude Ranch?

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onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


and when the daaaaay eeends im shoyure she fyeulllls sooorrow

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outliers
August 4th 2021
2750 Comments


that album art is the best they could come up with?

nash1311
August 4th 2021
2918 Comments


This isn't bad but I'll be damned if the best moments arent just a complete retread of their old material.

Spencer can't swear 12345
They wore the chant out 12345

Song is fine.

MotokoKusanagi
August 4th 2021
3976 Comments


decent song, still shaping up better than Erase Me although that aint much

henryChinaski
August 4th 2021
4449 Comments


Not bad. This and that other new single are better than anything from their last album imo

JeetJeet
August 4th 2021
9832 Comments


Very rarely do choir vocals in metalcore work. This is one of those times where it doesn't. I like the verses tho.

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JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


"Have you never heard Dude Ranch?"

Honestly I only remember Dammit and Pathetic. Looking back they do have a song called Voyeur huh

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


oooive made mistakes by lookyeeeng in the wrong wiiiindyooow
her dyad is big and oi have nyever seen his faace

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


"that album art is the best they could come up with?"

fr I absolutely hate it lol

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


yea the art is so ugly. say what you will about erase me (bc its terrible), its cover art is the best part of the record ez

Durrzo
August 4th 2021
2433 Comments


The chant is goes through like 70% of the song lmao, I hate it. Everything else is okay, and just okay. 2.5 album incoming.

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


[2] they should've flipped Erase Me and Voyeurist's album covers to reflect the quality of the songs lol.

SteakByrnes
August 4th 2021
24749 Comments


Song issss okay I guess, the choir thing is stupid

TooLateToGoBack
August 4th 2021
2070 Comments


The band should've stayed disbanded.

Better than whatever the hell Erase Me was - but it's still such a far cry from the glory days.

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
August 4th 2021
58133 Comments


Right after supper her brother showers twice a week
He kicks my ass so much that filthy white inbred

Mesm277
August 4th 2021
1040 Comments


BMTHcore

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


man i gotta spin dude ranch again voyeur is ragingly stuck in my head now

keaton_86
August 4th 2021
346 Comments


it's alright.

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


Wow, the alternate album cover is a million times better than the official. What the hell were these guys thinking with the aesthetic direction?

This really shouldn't be a big deal but the official album art is so ugly that it actually bothers me

Emim
August 4th 2021
31027 Comments


Thinking? There hasn't been much of that going on lately.

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


yo where this alternate cover at

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


https://www.instagram.com/p/CSKIhTFrvs9/?utm_medium=copy_link

The eye looks so much better.

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


yeah thats a bit better and also makes way more sense w the name of the record

JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


Damn. I'm officially not on board with this whatsoever. Shame, these guys are probably my all time favorite band. :[

SteakByrnes
August 4th 2021
24749 Comments


I think all the arts suck !

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


yea ngl even the alternate cover would still easily be their worst artwork since like the black metal days

JesperL
Contributing Reviewer
August 4th 2021
3366 Comments


so cool when bands announce albums fifteen years in advance < 3
so cool when the singles meant to sustain hype for those fifteen years aren't exactly great < 3

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bloc
August 4th 2021
66549 Comments


Is it just me, or does this song actually fuckin slap lol

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JayEnder
August 4th 2021
11116 Comments


Don't even care that this is a thing at this point

grandfather
August 4th 2021
173 Comments


I love how intent these bands (these guys, thrice, etc) are on totally mangling their legacies lol

nash1311
August 4th 2021
2918 Comments


Is it just me, or does this song actually fuckin slap lol

Just you for sure

TheSpirit
August 4th 2021
28415 Comments


this song really makes me consider excommunicating myself

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Emim
August 4th 2021
31027 Comments


bloc no

Assemblage
August 4th 2021
855 Comments


How is the new artwork worse than Ø Disambiguation, lol?

It fits more neatly with their aesthetic than half the others. Yeah I get the empty set interpretation of Disam, but it's pretty pretty boring.

Song is ok. But since we've already heard the start of the album idk, it's not the strongest but who knows where the album will trail into toward the middle. Underoath is like that band where their strengths and weaknesses just end up totally depending on each other, and it's present in almost every song. LITSOS is still perfect material however.



onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


bc disam isnt half grayscale half in color lmao shit is so awkward looking

Snake.
August 4th 2021
23489 Comments


"ft. Ghostemane"

they've fallen so hard god damn

Assemblage
August 4th 2021
855 Comments


Lol, fair enough. But honestly, a remix of that artwork that way actually sounds pretty awesome.

heck
August 4th 2021
6178 Comments


I love glitch art and the whole VHS/CRT aesthetic so I dig the artwork.

SteakByrnes
August 4th 2021
24749 Comments


Disam's artwork is good and this one sucks simple as

bloc
August 4th 2021
66549 Comments


The song is very BMTH-esque

TheSpirit
August 4th 2021
28415 Comments


ghostemane rules and i still don't get how people can't see how he fits fine as a guest for them

JesperL
Contributing Reviewer
August 4th 2021
3366 Comments


s p i r i t
spirit

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


ngl disam probably has my favorite cover of theirs. got a dope color scheme and it matches the records aquatic imagery really nicely too

Assemblage
August 4th 2021
855 Comments


The second pic on that instagram link for the alternate cover is a video that makes it seem like it's a lenticular display or something. Pretty cool if so.

LightAndGlass
August 4th 2021
195 Comments


"I hate it"

Durrzo, we're gonna need a TW next time.

DreamAgain
August 4th 2021
1856 Comments


So can we expect another UO album where Spencer barely screams?

Fucking January release date tho.. god damn that's a long time

veninblazer
August 4th 2021
12397 Comments


I liked this.

cloakanddagger
August 4th 2021
476 Comments


This and Damn Excuses have honestly been pretty enjoyable, albeit with some cringy lyrics.

"Fucking January release date tho.. god damn that's a long time"

Apparently they were gonna release this in October but their vinyl batches got delayed, so they decided to shift the entire release back. Not really sure why they didn't just keep the digital release the same tbh.

onionbubs
August 4th 2021
13656 Comments


wouldnt be too surprised if it ends up leaking around the october release date

kinda hope it does just to rip the band aid off lmao but idk i still think damn excuses is pretty fun

treos777
August 4th 2021
446 Comments


not bad but the dynamics seem way more clunky than they ever did / also the bmth drop at the end embarassing

Fearlessflyer1986
August 4th 2021
92 Comments


Cannot believe this is the same band that made Disambiguation and Define the Great Line.

veninblazer
August 4th 2021
12397 Comments


this gives off like DTGL but really condensed into a 3 minute song vibes

Relinquished
August 4th 2021
46899 Comments


the hell it does, shit still sounds like Erase Me but they knew how hard the shit got panned

Storm In A Teacup
August 4th 2021
34377 Comments


Yeah it totally sounds like Erase Me like no hiding that

outliers
August 4th 2021
2750 Comments


this one kinda sucks tbh

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


listen to the guitar work and the return to the sorta progressive-esque song structure, it'd be a lot better if they went back to fully realizing it in a 4-5 minute track but this is fine enough for a retread.

JeetJeet
August 5th 2021
9832 Comments


Theres nothing remotely progressive about this nor does it give off DTGL vibes lol

Emim
August 5th 2021
31027 Comments


Yeah not even close to DTGL

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


they could rework writing on the walls line for line and y'all would still compare it to erase me i'm convinced

Emim
August 5th 2021
31027 Comments


Yeah, they can make music that sucks. This has been established.

Relinquished
August 5th 2021
46899 Comments


one of the stupidest things you've ever said venin point blank

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


It's still a hell of a lot closer to their 3-album stretch of DTGL through Disambig than y'all are admitting. Maybe it's closer to LITSOS but just with more Spencer.

Relinquished
August 5th 2021
46899 Comments


I'll literally take Cries of the Past over this any day, that's how much I dislike that choir thing the song has going on.

an improvement over Erase Me coming from UO would likely be close to LITSOS but it's still miles away than you're trying to paint it.

Relinquished
August 5th 2021
46899 Comments


also haven't heard BMTH since that Hell record but I don't doubt this sounds closer to them than anything pre-Erase Me

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


i mean the choir thing i can understand, the music behind it though definitely gives me prime era UO vibes even if it really is more of a retread of the same ideas (i mean those three albums had some retreaded ground within themselves too)

rc239
August 5th 2021
327 Comments


pretty cool track, a bit more optimistic about this album now, especially after whatever they were trying to do on "erase me"

Feather
August 5th 2021
7266 Comments


This was pretty average, but the chant was real lame. Not excited for this

JeetJeet
August 5th 2021
9832 Comments


"It's still a hell of a lot closer to their 3-album stretch of DTGL through Disambig than y'all are admitting"
Its truly not and its hilarious how hard you're reaching to try to make this stick. Just say you dig the song dawg none of us are buying into this "Sounds like them in their DTGL days" comparison

Emim
August 5th 2021
31027 Comments


https://youtu.be/gNf8ShvYzzU

heck
August 5th 2021
6178 Comments


I miss the old days when Spencer would pronounce random words with an R at the beginning

RIT'S ALL OVER!

JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


RIIIIIIICEEEEEE

RIIIIIIICCCEEEEEEEE

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


I mean the only reason I'm saying it is it basically took elements from their 2006-2010 era (i've heard the choir stuff in those albums, the guitar work sounds straight out of the LITSOS playbook) and then just condensed it into an easy-to-digest 3 minute product. It's a retread of old ground and i definitely agree it's not quite on the same level, but I swear I heard similar clean guitar lines from the first verse in "To Whom It May Concern." I'm just saying this feels a hell of a lot more "return to roots" but with a refined sense of accessibility to court people who were unfamiliar or struggled with their past work.

and in all honesty i enjoy it more than i'm giving it credit for here too so *shrugs*

Rowan5215
Staff Reviewer
August 5th 2021
45733 Comments


hey i like this too bloc

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blubbo
August 5th 2021
20 Comments


Meh still don’t like it, just not my thing

JWT155
August 5th 2021
14789 Comments


Still find it cringey how edgy they're trying to shed their christian roots now.

SpinLightTwo
August 5th 2021
1064 Comments


this has some really cool parts, and then some stuff that id reconsider if i were them.

dathvada321
August 5th 2021
1942 Comments


This is fire tbh

JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


That section at 1:37 is actually really nice and reminds me of the old them. The verses and drumming also rule, but that choir shit has gotta go

onionbubs
August 5th 2021
13656 Comments


the choir is the only thing i outright dont like but its pretty distracting. only gave this like 2 listens tho

dathvada321
August 5th 2021
1942 Comments


The choir grew on me. I wasn't a fan at first, but idk, it's catchy.

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


tbh if they just took out the choir and just called Adam D and Goldman to produce, it'd be hard to distinguish this from a Disambig or LITSOS cut to a serious degree

oltnabrick
August 5th 2021
40343 Comments


Cycle ft. Ghostemane

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JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


Red flag for sure

onionbubs
August 5th 2021
13656 Comments


litsos and dtgl especially has way less repetitive song structures tho. this sounds a bit more like those records than erase me did but only by a little

Storm In A Teacup
August 5th 2021
34377 Comments


"tbh if they just took out the choir and just called Adam D and Goldman to produce, it'd be hard to distinguish this from a Disambig or LITSOS cut to a serious degree"

i see you are your usual hypothetical self today

onionbubs
August 5th 2021
13656 Comments


oh how i wish theyd go back to goldman

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


i think the easiest way to explain my thought process is; it has ideas that sound like those records sonically but then they filtered through the lens of Erase Me's structural design, which is closer in structure to They're Only Chasing Safety but is sonically closer to Sleepwave most of the way through. so in essence this is taking ideas from that era and structuring them in a more conventional and accessible way.

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


"i see you are your usual hypothetical self today" well I'm pointing out instrumental motifs and cadences that very clearly remind me of the prime years of this band. there's clean sections here that reminds me of "To Whom It May Concern", heavy sections that remind me of stuff from LITSOS, vocal lines that came straight from the Disambig playbook... but I guess because it's structured closer to standard convention that it's not similar at all.

dathvada321
August 5th 2021
1942 Comments


I agree with veninblazer. The structure is more simple but the SOUND is unmistakably Underoath. The new tracks are much more in line with what I expected from Erase Me when it was announced.

JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


This isn't a patch on DTGL, these comparisons are so weird lol

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


yea structurally this doesnt deviate much from Erase Me but sonically this is Underoath being Underoath which I quite enjoyed hearing.

keaton_86
August 5th 2021
346 Comments


Just gave this another listen. Fuck it, it's fun. Not the best song ever, but its decent.

dathvada321
August 5th 2021
1942 Comments


"Is it just me, or does this song actually fuckin slap lol"

Nah, def not just you. It slap

nash1311
August 5th 2021
2918 Comments


Its Underoath being Underoath if Underoath was shit. This is just average af regardless of if you hear some old them in there

JrmyPrks
August 5th 2021
337 Comments


nice to know i’m not the only one man

these singles are just litsos pastiche on top of erase me songwriting. Which is weirdly worse. Big RIP to the greatest to ever do it

bloc
August 5th 2021
66549 Comments


Good to see some fans of this song. One night of sleep can do wonders on how something is initially perceived and listening to the song once more today, I can still say it's really good.

Hell, I'm even coming around to his swearing.

anarchistfish
August 5th 2021
29370 Comments


Actually decent

nash1311
August 5th 2021
2918 Comments


Fucking hell, I'm even coming around to his swearing.*

Fixed!

anarchistfish
August 5th 2021
29370 Comments


Definitely doesn't sound like DTGL era (Disambiguation is best anyway). Nowhere near. Still catchy

Emim
August 5th 2021
31027 Comments


bloc no [2]

momentzuhclarity
August 5th 2021
561 Comments


since no one here wanna be real:

this song sucks, as soon as i heard it open with those stupids chants i knew this record is gonna suck.

keep it real y'all. same shit as last record. 1st single now seems like THE album highlight and you know im right lol

*gonna go listen to the post rocky goodness of Great Line..*

JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


"this song sucks, as soon as i heard it open with those stupids chants i knew this record is gonna suck."

Lol jumping to the conclusion the entire record is gonna suck based off one part you didn't like. I mean I don't have high hopes either but c'mon at least give it a chance

bloc
August 5th 2021
66549 Comments


Most likely this will be the album highlight, that I can admit

momentzuhclarity
August 5th 2021
561 Comments


ill be real i came in heated with that first comment y'all

its my primitive ape genes.

but also, can tell from the songs now how LITTLE intricate lead guitar there will be, which IMO is a lot of what they are missing since Erase Me

JayEnder
August 5th 2021
11116 Comments


I like this one more than Damn Excuses tbh.

nash1311
August 5th 2021
2918 Comments


Aaron intricately ate all the lead guitar work

bloc
August 5th 2021
66549 Comments


Oh no matter how good the new album is, we all roasting that fat sonofabitch.

Why, you ask?

Answer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZqo4OZ0Pqs

nash1311
August 5th 2021
2918 Comments


Rofl

Emim
August 5th 2021
31027 Comments


https://youtu.be/cTzMTw_3FUs

veninblazer
August 5th 2021
12397 Comments


"these singles are just litsos pastiche on top of erase me songwriting. Which is weirdly worse. Big RIP to the greatest to ever do it" yeah to be completely honest i wouldn't be shocked if i rank this BELOW Erase Me but it'll probably be equal or slightly higher.

momentzuhclarity
August 6th 2021
561 Comments


"these singles are just litsos pastiche on top of erase me songwriting. Which is weirdly worse. Big RIP to the greatest to ever do it" [2]


i can see that structurally but the first single at least felt like more enjoyable than all of Erase Me (am i the only one who hated the closer? jesus fuck, we get it, its a minor chord vibe, DO SOMETHING INTERESTING OR POWERFUL)

lmao


veninblazer
August 6th 2021
12397 Comments


"(am i the only one who hated the closer? jesus fuck, we get it, its a minor chord vibe, DO SOMETHING INTERESTING OR POWERFUL)" a lot of people hated it, i thought it worked perfectly for a simple vibe.

treos777
August 6th 2021
446 Comments


like mwY swore and it was fine but spencer sounds like every badly written teenager ever using / the fuck word / the song is fun i guess / made me want to listen to disambiguation again so thats something / epitome of a 3/5 song i reckon / oh well no one will care because its releasing next year lol

eames91
August 6th 2021
16 Comments


we'll see...

JayEnder
August 7th 2021
11116 Comments


Man, this new stuff is making me appreciate Static Dress even more. They do Underoath better than the actual Underoath.

They need to drop their album and save us from boring post hardcore/metalcore

Emim
August 7th 2021
31027 Comments


Yeah they go hard

JayEnder
August 7th 2021
11116 Comments


The singer even looks like Spencer lol

treos777
August 8th 2021
446 Comments


static dress are good except for the mix of the vocals

mappyfitforbattle
August 8th 2021
87 Comments


They should've never come back

veninblazer
August 9th 2021
12397 Comments


Static Dress mix the vocals way too fucking low I can barely hear him in the mix

Storm In A Teacup
August 13th 2021
34377 Comments


I’ve decided this is worse than anything on Erase Me. Band has to retire.

mappyfitforbattle
August 21st 2021
87 Comments


If you want good post hardcore/ metalcore check out Castor's Hollow you plebs



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