It’s been almost a year since From First To Last released a new song, “Make War”, that came out of seemingly nowhere. While it was unclear whether or not anything outside of the one song would surface, we now have another answer.
After Matthew Good announced that a new song would be leaked at Los Angeles Emo Nite: Day, they actually did the damn thing by livestreaming a new track, “Surrender”. It’s the first song released in almost a year, and while we’re still in the dark about how a From First To Last reunion would work considering the band members’ busy schedules, it’s clear that there is a lot of excitement surrounding FFTL right now. And according to an unconfirmed screenshot that surfaced that was passed to us by a source, it appears both Derek and Sonny have rejoined the band for good. We’ll pass along more info as it’s made public.
The official From First To Last Instagram page has confirmed that DJ & former vocalist Skrillex aka Sonny Moore is back in the band. Their Instagram page bio tags all of the members, which reads as: “@skrillex @mattg00d @travisrichter Derek Bloom”. You can also hear their brand new track “Make War” below.
It sure sounds and looks like it. The song is called “Make War”, and was posted directly from Sonny’s Twitter account. If true, this would be pretty crazy, considering Sonny’s successful career as Skrillex. Check out the song below, it sounds straight out of 2006, and it also sounds great.
Phoenix post-hardcore band Traces has released a new lyric video for their single “Of Servility”. The title of the track is in reference to a person who is fed up with those in power. The imagery of the video is very much in line with this theme, producing images reminiscent of George Orwell’s novel, 1984.
“The narrator within the song feels he is alone in how he feels and is trying to awaken those people around him who are blind to the lies and corruption he sees,” says guitarist Nick Zieser. “To him, those people are sheep or slaves, if you will, to those in power.” Continue reading