DARING NEW ALBUM‘RARE’
DUE OUT JUNE 16TH
PRE ORDER HERE: smarturl.it/hundredthRARE
May 19th, 2017 – Singapore – Hundredth have revealed a third new track from forthcoming album ‘RARE’. “Suffer” is the latest indicator of the band’s profoundly different new direction. Its swathes of sound speak a different language of heaviness to the band’s previously hardcore oeuvre, yet the song and the others on the record retain Hundredth‘s innate energy and heaviness. “Neurotic” and “Youth” are the other tracks released from the record to date.
Before they created ‘RARE’, Hundredth were beginning to feel the walls of their sound and scene tightening around them. The band had nothing left to give hardcore and the time had come to evolve or end. Faced with this challenge Hundredth chose to do what they do best: be themselves, no matter what that sounds like. They dove headfirst into reinvention.
‘RARE’ is a fearless album of lushly dense shoegaze and post-punk. Dense walls of rolling distortion collide with crisp drums or melt into subdued atmospherics, all while vocalist Chadwick Johnson’s reverb-drenched vocals float overtop, more dynamic and cathartic than his past screams. Even Johnson’s lyrics seem to follow more esoteric paths, touching on reclusion and a desire to escape, nodding to the creative and social isolation felt within the band’s now past life.
- White Squall
- Shy Vein
‘RARE’ is due out June 16th via Hopeless Records. Digital pre-orders for ‘RARE’ are available now: smarturl.it/hundredthRARE.