Currently on the road in Europe supporting Asking Alexandria, Arizona metalcore troupe The Word Alive have just released a stream of a brand new track, titled ‘Misery’. It’s the band’s first offering of new material since now ex-drummer Luke Holland stepped down at the end of 2016.
Much like their previous song ‘Overdose’, which the band debuted back in November, it acts as a bridge between their 2016 album ‘Dark Matter’ and what will eventually be the band’s fifth full-length studio album.
You can stream and listen to the song ‘Misery’ in full below:
Speaking about the song ‘Misery’, and how it acts as a bridge between their previous and forthcoming album, vocalist Telle Smith explains, “We wanted to bridge the gap between our newest album ‘Dark Matter’ and the writing process of what will become our fifth studio album. It’s incredible to know the exact direction we will be exploring with our next record before writing even one song. After Warped Tour, it was clear that we had something special with our newer material, especially songs like ‘Trapped’, ‘Made This Way’, and ‘Dreamer’. We wanted to morph those songs into something that would be an extension of those three songs in particular. Heavy, ambient, ominous at times, and much more personal than our previous material.”