News•September 20, 2019 11:44 AM ET•5,687 views
Ramallah announce new album, premiere first single
Official press release: Straight out of Boston and seething with anger and aggression, punk/metal band Ramallah is ready to take on the world with their forthcoming, third full-length album, The Last Gasp of Street Rock N' Roll, that's due out October 4th from Sailor's Grave Records. Today, the band unveils a stream for the record's seething title track. Listen here. Ramallah is the product of White Trash Rob (Blood For Blood, Sinners And Saints) taking a quick snapshot of the current turmoil of the world with the angry camera of his soul. Ramallah is a horrifying window into the sheer depravity and brutality that has resulted from the mantra of an eye for an eye and the credo of "do unto others as they have done unto you." Ramallah seeks to expose the ugliness of the bloodshed we get a sneak peak of in the evening news. Rob explains, "We live in terrible times. People should be terrified and horrified and disgusted at what's going on in this world and in their name every single day. Ramallah is here to shove it all right down their throats." Ramallah's main lyrical thrust is to uncover the death, disease, and sickness that is the world's current climate. Rob vents, "It is a sick world that we live in. Not just my world, but the whole world. And I intend to shove it as many people's faces as I can. So I'm holding back on the personal memoirs and anecdotes that I've often indulged in in the past. The whole world is burning as we speak. Right now the only crime is silence." Musically, Ramallah has historically blended apocalyptic metal and chorus-oriented hardcore with eerie melody to result in a potent style of aggressive music. The classic full length Kill A Celebrity on Thorp Records continues to speak to the times with its iconic metallic onslaught. The song "Days of Revenge" appeared on the soundtrack to the Punisher 2 film and was featured in the trailer that debuted at Comic Con for the film's release. With the release of The Last Gasp of Street Rock N' Roll on Sailor's Grave Records, Ramallah shifts musical gears to hone in on the centrality of anthemic, melodic street punk laced with the trademark penetrative, authentic realism that Ramallah does best. The Last Gasp of Street Rock N' Roll track listing: 1. The Last Gasp of Street Rock N Roll 2. I Don't Believe 3. Dead Girls and Dead Boys Anthem 4. City Boy 5. I Seen You Crawling 6. The Times We Had 7. Bye Bye… 8. The Last Gasp of a Wasted Youth and Wasted Life
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