Every Time I Die a five piece from Buffalo, New York is set to release their sixth studio album on March 6th via Epitaph Records. The new album entitled ‘Ex Lives’ was recorded during the summer of 2011 and features eleven tracks, and three bonus tracks. The album also features unique cover art that was sent to the band via twitter. The artwork is a photo taken of a protester that was rallying at the G8 conference, and happened to be wearing an Every Time I Die t-shirt.
The album it’s self doesn’t vere much from ETID traditional sound which is a mix of balls out Hardcore, Metalcore, and Southern Rock/Metal. The album does however feature some interesting tracks. One of the most interesting is the track ‘Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow’ which starts out with an awesome banjo riff that eventually gets doubled by guitars, which leads to a very groove centered hardcore song. The song also features an interesting part where the guitars sound as if they were played by Tony Iommi.
Also featured on the album is the single ‘Revival Mode’ which is a song which borders on classic rock or could be featured in Vocalist Keith Buckley’s side project The Dammed Things (Featuring members of Anthrax and Fall Out Boy). ‘Revival Mode’ is a great track which features bluesy guitar riffs and soulful singing from Buckley. Another track that also got the video treatment (disturbingly) is the track , ‘Underwater Bimbos From Outer Space’ which is a great track that definitely does not veer from the ETID formula.
I can’t wait to go out and get this record! Every Time I Die will be touring through March, and in April will co-headline the final day of the New England Metal & Hardcore Festival, with the newly re-formed lineup of Killswitch Engage.
Check Out The Music Video for ‘Revival Mode’ Below: