The News

IDLES Release New Song Mercedes Marxist

Listen to IDLES’ new track Mercedes Marxist

IDLES have released a brand new track called Mercedes Marxist, their first new music since last year’s incredible Joy As An Act Of Resistance album.

There’s no telling if this new track will form part of a new full-length or IDLES just exercising their musical muscles with a cheeky single, but it certainly doesn’t sound like they’re calming down any.

“Mercedes Marxist was a strange beast for us, after Rottweiler, it was the first song we wrote for Joy As An Act Of Resistance,” says frontman Joe Talbot.

“I was pissed off at what I was and where I was: I was sofa surfing on the weekends and spending the weeks looking after my mum.

“My life balance was way off and this song reflects just how useless I felt. It was me at my worst and without any buoyancy it became catharsis.

“It was the last splurge from Brutalism so we admitted it. I like it now.”

You can pre-order a Mercedes Marxist 7” on Bandcamp, which features another unreleased track I Dream Guillotine

Earlier this year, the band posted on Instagram that they’re “Writing like we have never done it before,” so surely it’s just a matter of time before we hear even more tracks. We want them now!

IDLES are playing All Points East festival in London on May 31 alongside Bring Me The Horizon, Architects, Run The Jewels and more. Get your tickets now.

Posted on May 7th 2019, 3:12pm
Read More
Trash Boat In The K! Pit
London punks Trash Boat play to 50 of their biggest fans in The K! Pit.
RIVERS OF NIHIL: Live at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, NY
The technical death metal band unleashes hell upon their most devoted fans.
What Does It Mean To Be A Rock Star In 2019?

As the grubby hedonism in Mötley Crüe’s biopic The Dirt proves, such reckless, consequence-free lifestyles are a thing of the past. In these times of enlightenment and accountability, there’s a new day of reckoning for rock. And with it, a new kind of star has emerged…

Hellyeah Reveal Stone Sour Drummer Roy Mayorga Will Replace Vinnie Paul

Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga will replace Vinnie Paul in Hellyeah.

End of content
No more pages to load