Baltimore’s salty hardcore heroes Old Lines have revealed plans to release their full-length album, No Child Left Behind, on October 14th via No Sleep Records. The band has also premiered a new song called “Traps” today with AVClub.com. Pre-orders for the album can be found at No Sleep.
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It’s only fitting that Old Lines live on the doorstep to the nation’s capital. The band’s vehement disdain for political and social corruption is the fuel that feeds the band’s molotov cocktail of hardcore, crust punk, doom and powerviolence. And on their latest effort, No Child Left Behind, Old Lines leave no stone unturned, from politicians to the environment, as they rip and shred their way through eleven tracks of pure frustration and aggression.
“This record in general is about somewhat taking the focus away from corporations and the lawmakers that support them, and instead taking responsibility for our own part in letting them do it,” says vocalist Matt Taylor. “As long as people remain silent and apathetic to what’s happening around them, these issues will multiply, and the repercussions will become more severe for the earth and everything on it. In 2014, we don’t have the luxury of ignorance anymore.”