Tornano a farsi sentire gli Architects con l’annuncio di un nuovo album. “Holy Hell” è la prima uscita dopo la prematura dipartita del chitarrista Tom Searle avvenuta due anni or sono e verrà pubblicato il prossimo 9 novembre da Epitaph.
Dan Searle, batterista della band e fratello del chitarrista, ha così parlato del disco e della sua genesi:
“In those first months after Tom’s death, I didn’t deal with it at all and I felt so unhappy and anxious. I’d ignored it and just tried to cope. But I knew that at some point, I had to learn from it.”
“Ultimately, there were two choices. Feel sorry for yourself, and believe the world to be a horrible place and let it defeat you. Or let it inspire us to live the life that Tom would have wanted us to live. I was very worried about people taking away a despondent message from the album. I felt a level of responsibility to provide a light at the end of the tunnel for people who are going through terrible experiences.”
“For me, broadly speaking ‘Holy Hell’ is about pain: the way we process it, cope with it, and live with it. There is value in pain. It’s where we learn, it’s where we grow.”
La band inglese condivide anche il primo singolo estratto Hereafter. Voi lo trovate qui di seguito assieme alla copertina del disco.