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Architects Premiere New Song & Music Video "Hereafter" From Upcoming New Album "Holy Hell" - Reveal Album Details & European/UK Tour

Architects‘ new full-length “Holy Hell“ will be released on November 09th via Epitaph Records. The effort will mark the group’s first since the passing of their guitarist Tom Searle, who died in August of 2016 after a lengthy cancer battle. A video for the first track from it called “Hereafter“, has premiered and is streaming below.

Comments Tom‘s brother, drummer Dan:

“In those first months after Tom’s death, I didn’t deal with it at all and I felt so unhappy and anxious. I’d ignored it and just tried to cope. But I knew that at some point, I had to learn from it.

Ultimately, there were two choices. Feel sorry for yourself, and believe the world to be a horrible place and let it defeat you. Or let it inspire us to live the life that Tom would have wanted us to live. I was very worried about people taking away a despondent message from the album. I felt a level of responsibility to provide a light at the end of the tunnel for people who are going through terrible experiences.

For me, broadly speaking Holy Hell is about pain: the way we process it, cope with it, and live with it. There is value in pain. It’s where we learn, it’s where we grow.”

Guitarist Josh Middleton (also Sylosis) was brought on as Tom‘s replacement in the band and helmed the production duties alongside Dan on this new release.

Below's the cover art and track listing for the effort as well as the dates for their forthcoming European/UK run with Beartooth and Polaris:

12/04 St. Petersburg, RUS – A2 (Architects only)
12/06 Moscow, RUS – Adrenaline Stadium (Architects only)
12/08 Kiev, UKR – Stereoplaza (Architects only)
01/06 Stockholm, SWE – Fryshuset Arenan
01/08 Copenhagen, DEN – Vega
01/10 Dusseldorf, GER – Mitsubishi Electric-Halle
01/11 Antwerp, BEL – Lotto Arena
01/12 Amsterdam, NET – AFAS Live
01/14 Manchester, UK – O2 Victoria Warehouse
01/17 Glasgow, UK – O2 Academy
01/18 Cardiff, UK – Motorpoint Arena
01/19 London, UK – The SSE Arena
01/21 Luxembourg, LUX – Luxexpo
01/22 Lyon, FRA – Transbordeur
01/24 Barcelona, SPA – Razzmatazz
01/25 Bilbao, SPA – Santana 27
01/27 Paris, FRA – Olympia
01/28 Zurich, SWI – Halle 622
01/29 Vienna, AUT – Gasometer
01/30 Milan, ITA – Alcatraz
01/31 Prague, CZE – Forum Karlin
02/01 Warsaw, POL – Stodola
02/02 Leipzig, GER – Haus Auensee
02/03 Offenbach, GER – Stadthalle
02/05 Berlin, GER – Verti Music Hall
02/06 Munich, GER – Zenith
02/08 Hamburg, GER – Sporthalle

01 – “Death Is Not Defeat”
02 – “Hereafter”
03 – “Mortal After All”
04 – “Holy Hell”
05 – “Damnation”
06 – “Royal Beggars”
07 – “Modern Misery”
08 – “Dying To Heal”
09 – “The Seventh Circle”
10 – “Doomsday”
11 – “A Wasted Hymn”

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