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The Word Alive Stream ‘Real’ In Full

The Word Alive‘s third full length album Real is officially out! To celebrate the release, the band is streaming the album in its entirety through YouTube. So if you aren’t sure about whether you want to buy it yet or not, here’s a great opportunity to give it a listen first. You can check it out for yourself by taking a look below the jump.

If you do like what you hear, the album is available for purchase through iTunes. Physical bundles are also still available to pick up through their label’s MerchNow.…

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LISTEN: The Word Alive – “Glass Castle”

With only five days remaining until the official release of The Word Alive‘s third full-length, Real, the group have given fans yet another taste of what is soon to come in the form of a brand new single. Entitled “Glass Castle,” the song is a rather convincing reason to purchase Real when it drops June 10 via Fearless Records (or go ahead and check out pre-order options right now on MerchNow) as it harks back to the days of Deceiver with a more mature tone overall.

Follow the jump to give “Glass Castle” a listen and be …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/18-5/24

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

The last seven days have been dominated by pre-orders for new albums from some of our favorite artists. Braid, Every Time I Die, and Handguns all started selling their latest releases this week, to name a few. Although it didn’t get as much attention as it deserved in such a busy week, the new EP from Beach Slang is also a must-buy for any fan of The Replacements and The Menzingers.

In other news, Equal Vision Records revealed exclusive variants for popular albums from Chiodos and Pierce the Veil, …

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Preview Clips Of All The Songs On The Word Alive’s Upcoming Album

Yesterday morning The Word Alive told fans to follow each member’s Instagram account in order to listen to short clips of all the songs on their upcoming album, Real. They slowly released them throughout the day, and now we have one for each of the unreleased tracks from the album. You can listen to each track by taking a look below the jump. They released a clip for “Broken Circuit” a few days ago, and you can listen to that below as well.

If you haven’t already pre-ordered Real, you can do so by heading to MerchNow. …

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The Word Alive Stream Teaser For New Single

The album that I am personally looking forward to the most this year is Real, by The Word Alive. A friend of mine showed them to me before Empire came out, and I’ve been a fan ever since. Not too long ago they debuted the lead single live, then shortly after gave it an official digital release. Now that some time has passed, the band is preparing to unleash the second single from the album. The new song is titled “Broken Circuit,” and you can listen to a short clip of it by taking a look below the …

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The Word Alive Launch Pre-Orders For ‘Real’

The Word Alive seem to only be getting better with each album they release. They are currently poised to drop their third studio album Real on June 10 via Fearless Records. Though we’ve only heard one single from it so far, it’s definitely very promising. Fans are understandably very excited to hear what else is on that album.

Though we unfortunately do not have a new song in our hands at the moment, we are happy to report that the artwork and tracklist have been revealed for Real. In addition to that, the band has launched physical pre-orders for …

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SINGLE REVIEW: The Word Alive – “Play The Victim”

Artist: The Word Alive
Single: “Play The Victim”
Album: Real
Label: Fearless Records

The Word Alive released Life Cycles nearly two years ago. That album helped the band secure their spot in the metalcore scene and proved they deserve all of the hype surrounding them. After they confirmed they were working on their third studio album fans went a little ballistic, and understandably so. They recently started to perform a new song live, titled “Play The Victim,” and while it was only a small taste of something new it was a welcomed change.

After months of teasing, the band finally …

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The Word Alive Reveal Title And Release Date For Upcoming Album

We knew The Word Alive would be releasing their new single “Play The Victim” today, but what we didn’t know was that the band would also reveal some huge details about their forthcoming album. That’s right, the band has confirmed the title and release date for their third full length album. It is titled Real, and will be released via Fearless Records June 10.

“Play The Victim” is currently available on iTunes, and is expected to be streaming online in the next 24 hours. Be sure to check in again soon to catch a stream of that new …

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Five More Bands Added To Warped Tour 2014

We’re going to run out of introductions by the time all of the bands have been announced for this year’s Warped Tour. Nonetheless, the next five bands have officially been confirmed for the festival. The artists are Motionless In White, The Word Alive, This Wild Life, Real Friends and Courage My Love. These bands will join the 40 other confirmed artists (and those yet to be named) this summer to participate in the popular cross-country festival. In case you have missed any other announcements, you can check out all of the other bands by viewing below the jump.…

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Memphis May Fire To Headline UK Tour

Memphis May Fire announced that they would be heading out on a short tour in the UK this April. They will be taking The Word Alive and the UK based metalcore outfit Cytota. You can check out the tour flyer with the dates by taking a look below the jump.

Before they head out to the UK they will tour all over the US between February 21 and March 27. You can check out their Facebook page for the full list of tour dates.…

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The Word Alive Recap 2013 In “Astral Plane” Video

Metalcore act The Word Alive had a banner year in 2013. To recap the last twelve months, which saw the band embark on their biggest tours yet, they have released a new video for “Astral Plane,” the closing track on their 2012 full-length, Life Cycles. The clip features concert footage from throughout the year, and you can check it out after the break.

Looking forward, The Word Alive will be hitting the road in February and March on The Unconditional Tour with Memphis May Fire, A Skylit Drive, Hands Like Houses, and Beartooth. There will be new music as …

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Watch The Word Alive’s Studio Update # 1

One of my personal favorite bands is the five piece post metalcore outfit known as The Word Alive. They have released some great albums up until this point, and now they are working on their third full length. To keep fans up to speed on what’s going on in the studio, the band has premiered the first studio update on their recording process. The video features guitarist Zack Hansen talking a little bit about the guitar parts and writing together as a whole. You can check out the video by looking below the jump. If you watch it until …