Walls of Jericho are “Relentless”
Walls of Jericho haven’t released an album since 2008’s The American Dream, and haven’t even been mentioned on this site since 2010 (and even then, it was as part of an NFL “Unnecessary Roughness” column written by The Red Chord’s Greg Weeks, not an article about their music). But I’m glad to hear they’re still chugging along. I honestly wasn’t that into this band until I saw them on Mayhem Fest in ’08, shortly after The American Dream‘s release. When they first came out, it seemed like no one in the crowd was all that sweet on them, but slowly, over the course of their set, they won everyone over, and by the time they were done, they’d created some of the biggest pits of the day. The ability to completely turn a whole audience around like that, let alone in just twenty minutes or so, is undeniably impressive.
I have no clue if we’re getting closer to a new WoJ album or what, but the band has now released a lyric video for a demo of a new song, entitled “Relentless.” The primary purpose of the video is to spread the word of the band’s show on May 17 at The Magic Stick in their hometown of Detroit; the gig will benefit a charity, also called Relentless, which benefits “children fighting life-threatening medical conditions.” If you live in the area, you should definitely check it out; not only is it for a good cause, but like I said, this band is really something live. Tickets are on sale here. And maybe with a little luck, we’ll get some more new Walls of Jericho material in the not-too-distant future.
[via The PRP]