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Coheed And Cambria drop killer new track Shoulders

It looks like Coheed are gearing up for the second part of their Vaxis series…

Three years since their last studio album, 2018’s Vaxis I: The Unheavenly Creatures, U.S. prog-punks Coheed And Cambria have unveiled a new song, Shoulders. With that album heralding the band’s return to the conceptual world of The Amory Wars, Shoulders signals the run up to the sequel, itself chapter two of an intended five-part story. 

There’s not much hint of where the story’s going in the new track, mind. 

In art, in your career, in relationships, no matter how much you give of yourself or try, you have to accept that not everything in life can be a perfect fit,” says singer/guitarist Claudio Sanchez. This strife will become clear in time, though, as more Vaxis stuff is brought out. For now, there’s just some killer visuals to go with it. 

READ THIS: Claudio Sanchez: Sometimes I look at us and think of King Kong… We’re these savages from the jungle put out there as a spectacle”

Meanwhile, Coheed are getting ready to hit the road in the U.S. with The Used, kicking off at the end of next month. 

Coheed And Cambria tour 2021


27 Los Angeles, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre
28 Phoenix, AZ – Mesa Amphitheatre
30 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
31 Denver, CO – Levitt Pavilion Denver


2 Irving, TX – The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
4 Austin, TX – Germania Insurance Amphitheater
5 Houston, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
7 Wichita, KSWAVE
8 St. Louis, MO – Saint Louis Music Park
11 Columbus, OH – Express Live!
12 Cleveland, OH – Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
14 Cincinnati, OH – The ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park
15 Indianapolis, INTCU Amphitheater at White River State Park
18 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
19 Holmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts Center
21 Baltimore, MDMECU Pavilion
22 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
24 Jacksonville, FL – Daily’s Place

Posted on July 21st 2021, 12:04p.m.
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