Year Of The Knife announce new album, release two singles

All proceeds from Year Of The Knife’s new album No Love Lost will be going to the band’s ongoing recovery efforts, following their serious car accident in June.

Year Of The Knife announce new album, release two singles
Emily Carter

Year Of The Knife have announced a brand-new album, No Love Lost.

The news follows the band’s incredibly serious car accident back in June, during which all four members were affected and vocalist Madi Watkins suffered many broken bones and a brain injury. As a result, proceeds from their new record – which is due out on October 27 via Pure Noise – will be going towards their ongoing recovery.

YOTK bassist – and husband of Madi – Brandon has shared a new statement to coincide with the announcement, detailing the band’s recent experiences and their decision to release the album: “After three months we’re finally gearing up to go home. We were in a terrible accident in Salt Lake City that left me concussed, Aaron with a broken femur and severed carotid artery, Andy with broken ankles, and Madi breaking almost everything and a traumatic brain injury. It’s been a long, long road but every day brings new hope. Madi’s currently awake and alert, talking her head off, and doing constant speech, physical and occupational therapy. Like I said, it’s challenging but every day is better. We’re looking forward to finally going home.

“This record represents so many things for us,” Brandon continues. “It’s Madi’s big debut, her second set of recordings and first-ever LP singing for YOTK. In my opinion she crushes. It was super hard to come to the decision to release the record while she’s still recovering. The record was originally supposed to start rolling out in July but with everything that happened we thought it best to wait. Now that Madi’s more aware of what’s going on I think she’ll be really excited. And we’re really excited to share this record with all of you. Our influences are all over the place for this record. This was the second time each of us wrote music for the record – like Dust To Dust where we each wrote a song, we all contributed. Madi even wrote a breakdown. It was an awesome experience learning how we each express ourselves musically. This is what I’ve got.”

Year Of The Knife are previewing No Love Lost with new singles Wish and Last Laugh – check them both out below:

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