The Menzingers announce new album, Some Of It Was True

Listen to Hope Is A Dangerous Little Thing, the lead single from The Menzingers’ new album Some Of It Was True.

The Menzingers announce new album, Some Of It Was True
Kerrang! staff
Danielle Dubois

Philly punks The Menzingers have announced details of their seventh studio album, Some Of It Was True.

Due for release on October 13 via Epitaph, it's the follow-up to 2019's Hello Exile.

Speaking about the record, vocalist/guitarist Greg Barnett says, “Written over the last two and a half years in hotels, backstages, basements, and rehearsal rooms and recorded during a life-changing retreat down south, Some Of It Was True is the most realised version of what we set out to do when we started this band 17 years ago – have fun and be ourselves.

“This record just feels different for us... It’s a really important one in our catalogue, and a pivotal moment in our history. We have the liberty of our fans growing with us now, and after writing these lyrical songs about where we are in life, we decided to take other peoples’ stories and make something bigger out of it.”

Alongside the album announcement, The Menzingers have released new single Hope Is A Dangerous Little Thing. Check out the video below.

Produced by Brad Cook, the band recorded the Some Of It Was True at Sonic Ranch studios in El Paso, Texas.

“The Menzingers are as real as it gets,” says Brad about working with the punk crew. “I had an absolute blast working with these guys and was moved to tears many times. They are truly dedicated to artistic growth, and to each other, in ways I found both refreshing and beautiful. I am now a lifer.”

"Brad massively changed the way we were approaching the record," adds guitarist Tom May. “We’d talk about music and develop a vocabulary about how to work together, and that made us embrace chasing the feeling instead worrying about locking in things immediately.”

Some Of It Was True is out October 13 via Epitaph.

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