Are All Time Low Teasing New Music?
While 2019 was seemingly all about nostalgia for All Time Low – the band celebrated the 10th anniversary of their Nothing Personal album with headline slots at Slam Dunk in May, and a short U.S. tour in December – it looks like 2020 could potentially see the release of some new music.
The Baltimore pop-punks have been cryptically teasing all sorts of weird stuff on social media recently, first of all blacking out their profiles, before posting a video of a panda burning the jackets from their 2017 Last Young Renegade era. Now, All Time Low – as well as all four members of the band individually – have unveiled yet another clue for fans: a glitchy video featuring both their Nothing Personal and Future Hearts logos quickly disappearing into black, plus the caption 010820.mp4 (the date it was posted on). Is this all implying the idea of wiping the slate clean for something new?
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Of course, while frontman Alex Gaskarth and guitarist Jack Barakat were also busy last year with side-projects (Simple Creatures and WhoHurtYou respectively), the band did begin working on fresh material in the summer.
“We are kicking music around, we are sending ideas back and forth, we are starting to get into the nitty gritty of it,” Alex told Kerrang! back in May 2019.
“I think in the summer… there’s going to be a nice window of time for all four of us get together, get in a room and start looking at the demos I’ve written, and breaking those down.
“Also, just start writing as the four of us again, and figuring out what the next version of All Time Low is going to sound like, which is super-exciting right now. Coming off the tail-end of Last Young Renegade, which was a little pocket universe of a record for us, I think it will be really cool to break out of that and kinda get back into what makes All Time Low, All Time Low, and figuring out what that is in 2019/2020.”
Surely this is all pointing to the release of new music in 2020? Fingers crossed…
010820.mp4 https://t.co/WIkwuMMGIt— All Time Low (@AllTimeLow) Wed Jan 08 18:30:20 +0000 2020
The Last Young Renegade experience left All Time Low feeling unsure of their future. A break from the band offered its members renewed perspectives, but before they could move forward, they needed to reconnect with who they truly are.
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