ArchitectsEd Mason

Architects Go Industrial With New Single “Tear Gas”, Set October Release For Tenth Album


UK (industrial) metalcore outfit Architects have announced the details for their tenth studio album. The group have titled that affair “The Classic Symptoms Of A Broken Spirit” and will have it out on October 21st through Epitaph Records.

Your first taste of the record can be found in the below lead single “Tear Gas“. The band’s own drummer/programmer Dan Searle took on the directorial duties for the music video.

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Searle and guitarist/vocalist Josh Middleton oversaw the production duties for the 11-track album, with additional production by vocalist Sam Carter. Speaking on the latter, Carter offered:

“This one feels more live, more exciting and more fun – it has that energy. We wanted it to be a lot more industrial and electronic.”

01 – “deep fake
02 – “tear gas
03 – “spit the bone
04 – “burn down my house
05 – “living is killing us
06 – “when we were young
07 – “doomscrolling
08 – “born again pessimist
09 – “a new moral low ground
10 – “all the love in the world
11 – “be very afraid

Pre-orders can be found here. This fall will see the band out headlining North America with We Came As Romans and Like Moths To Flames as support:

09/06 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue (no We Came As Romans)
09/08 Milwaukee, WI – The Rave (no We Came As Romans)
09/09 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
09/10 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall
09/12 Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe
09/13 Cleveland, OH – Agora Theatre & Ballroom
09/15 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
09/16 Toronto, ON – Rebel
09/17 Montreal, QC – MTelus
09/20 Boston, MA – House Of Blues
09/21 New York, NY – Terminal 5
09/22 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
09/23 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
09/25 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life (Architects only)
09/26 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa (no We Came As Romans)
09/27 Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
09/30 Atlanta, GA – Heaven, The Masquerade
10/01 Tampa, FL – Jannus Live
10/03 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater
10/04 San Antonio, TX – Aztec Theatre
10/06 Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
10/07 Los Angeles, CA – The Novo By Microsoft
10/09 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock (Architects only)

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