In preparation of their forthcoming full-length album Alien, progressive metalcore outfit Northlane has just debuted a bruising new singled titled “Talking Heads.”
The song, which follows the band’s emotional lead single “Bloodline,” “talks about the insecurities and anxiety that come with growing up in a violent home with drug addicted parents,” explains vocalist Marcus Bridge. “That trauma had made it difficult to express my thoughts and ideas in the past, both emotionally and creatively.”
Bridge went on to add, “We started working on this song pretty early in the process and I think writing it actually started to erase a lot of that insecurity, helping me open up a lot more for the rest of Alien. I think it’s important to know that there are a lot of people who feel the same way. I hope with this song and the issues talked about on [the] rest of the album, that people will start to feel comfortable opening up about their past, turning it from a weakness to a strength in the process.”
To check out the explosive new track from Northlane, be sure to see below. Afterward, make sure to pre-order Alien before it hits stores August 2nd via UNFD and grab tickets to see the band out on tour later this year alongside Erra, Currents and Crystal Lake.