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Cold As Life

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Cold As Life Releasing 7"

Detroit’s hardcore institution Cold As life will drop a new 7” release featuring the “Suffer” and “For The Few” single via Demons Run Amok Records on August 11th, 2017. You can also stream both songs below.

Reflecting the urban blight that surrounds the band via music, "Cold As Life is Detroit and Detroit Is Cold As Life” as Jimmy Gestapo (of Murphy’s Law) once said of the band. True to that analogy these two blasts of no-nonsense streetcore anthems come from a place of both pain and pride.

Vocalist Jesse Adkins says that “Suffer” is “a very deep song about addiction. As a child my mother was addicted to heavy drugs and it lasted until she passed when I was an adult. However, through this childhood of neglect and despair I learned what not to do and I wouldn't change a thing about it because I wouldn't be me without having gone through that.”

Regarding the B track “For The Few,” Adkins says is about the current hardcore scene. As he says “Today I feel a lot has changed, like everyone knows the price of everything but the value of nothing. I'm not in a band to be cool, I have a reason I'm screaming on stage. The songs I've written and the songs from the past are all written with a great deal of heart. It's a kind of rhythm of pain.” More...

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