Alkaline Trio’s 1st new album in 5 years

So yesterday, (Thursday, 7/19), the group that announced its ninth studio album, Is This Thing Cursed? An official release date hasn’t been announced. The set will be released through Epitaph Records. The band’s last album, My Shame Is True, arrived in 2005.


Alkaline Trio describes its upcoming album as a “cousin or sibling” to its 2000 release, Maybe I’ll Catch Fire. AND we got our 1st taste of the new album as the album’s lead single, “Blackbird,” was also released. The fast paced, guitar-heavy track serves as the first taste of the new material likely be heard on the band’s North American fall tour. Check ‘Blackbird’ below.