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Metalcore outfit Wage War has released two new tracks from their forthcoming album Pressure, out Friday 30 August through Fearless Records and Caroline Australia.
The tracks, Prison and Me Against Myself, both dropped overnight after being premiered separately at different US blogs and radio stations.
Wage War teamed up with producer Drew Fulk (Motionless in White, Lil Peep, IDKHOW) to make the new album, and recorded in Los Angeles for the first time.
“There’s always pressure to make a great album, but we felt it even more so this time around,”says clean vocalist Cody Quistad. “We pushed ourselves to keep this thing moving and growing. The theme was to be as catchy and as heavy as possible. We knew we had to do something people would notice … When you listen to the album, you hopefully get Wage War turned up to ten. Lyrically, everything is from the heart. Maybe, it gets you through a tough time, pushes you into another day, or gives you the strength to talk to somebody. There’s nothing better.”
It’s been a huge four years for Wage War. Their debut album Blueprints dropped in 2015, and brought a whole lot of fan favourites with it- Alive has cracked 12 million Spotify streams and The River has racked up more than 8 million hits to date. Their follow up, 2017’s Deadweight, has also seen similar success with its single Stitch nabbing 14 million streams on Spotify. In recent years the band has also toured with some of the biggest names in the scene, including I Prevail, Of Mice & Men, Parkway Drive and A Day To Remember.
Pressure is available for pre-order/ pre- saving now. Both Prison and Me Against Myself are also available for streaming and purchase through all digital outlets. They join previously released single Who I Am.