Vicious metal-edged hardcore band First Blood have streamed new album ‘Rules’!
Out 10th February via Pure Noise Records. You can listen to new album ‘Rules’ below.
On their first album in 7 years, First Blood has come out swinging with a savage 3rd full-length record, Rules. Produced by recording mastermind Will Putney at Graphic Nature Studios (formerly known as The Machine Shop) in Belleville, NJ, Rules features 12 tracks of the band’s hardest, yet most inward-looking material to date.
Elaborating on the album title, vocalist Carl Schwartz says, “Rules are everywhere. Explicit rules. Unwritten rules. Unspoken rules. The rule of law. Some rules we accept. Others we hate or choose to ignore. Frequently, those who set the rules are found guilty of breaking those rules. Many have become victims of the rules they live by, either by conquest or consent. I hope that, after listening to this album and reading the lyrics, we can revisit and remind ourselves of the very essence of the underground music scene: Living our own lives by our own rules.”
First Blood Rules Tracklist:
1. FUCK THE RULES
2. THESE ARE THE RULES
3. RULES MEANT TO BE BROKEN
4. RULES OF LIFE
5. RULES OF CONVICTION6. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
7. RULES OF JUSTICE
8. RULES OF SURVIVA
9. RULES OF FREEDOM
10. RULES OF SACRIFICE
11. RULES OF GOVERNMENT
12. RULES OF CRISIS
First Blood will tour Europe & UK with Deez Nuts and Comeback Kid in February – UK dates are below.
13 February Mama Roux’s Birmingham
14 February Sound Control Manchester
15 February O2 Academy London
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