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Norma Jean Announce New Album

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Norma Jean will release their new album, Polar Similar, on September 9th via on Solid State Records. Pre-orders are now up and you can stream the first single, “1,000,000 Watts,” at NPR.

  2. LightWithoutHeat

    If I could just forget it

    Song rips. Cory's vocals sound great.
    coleslawed likes this.
  3. disambigujason

    Trusted Supporter

    Song has me excited, album art is sweet, vinyl variants look terrific. Still so far away though.
  4. estebanwaseaten


    good lord these guys remain so heavy every release
    always excited
  5. subplotofcrows

    A Grand Scene For A Color Film Prestigious

    very good
  6. Gooddayz

    always and forever

    Love how the song ends. With 13 tracks I wonder if they'll have any interludes
  7. carlosonthedrums

    Cooler than a polar bear's toenails Prestigious

    These guys have been on fire these last two records. I'm willing to bet the streak continues here.
    coleslawed likes this.
  8. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    always ready for new Norma Jean.
    now if they would just come back to Minnesota.
  10. mattylikesfilms


    This is great.
  11. danskoldberg


    .. damn.. why do they still get me pumped? haha. I THOUGHT I GREW OUT OF THIS MUSIC... nahhh, I was only kidding myself.
    Bryan Diem likes this.
  12. drewinseries


    Honestly haven't listened or followed much of this genre since high school, but that was rad.
  13. mattylikesfilms


    I don't listen to this genre much anymore but NJ is just so consistent and solid. I can't deny myself these brutal jams :-)
    coleslawed likes this.
  14. Always been in the minority on Wrongdoers, did not really care for that one much. This song is cool though, always willing to give some new NJ a shot.
  15. inwaves

    the ships have all sailed to the sea

    Really dig the new song. They, along with ETID, always surprise me with how they can continue to write heavy, riff-driven tunes that still sound fresh.
    estebanwaseaten likes this.
  16. goation


    Wrongdoers has become one of my favorite albums. I have listened to it a ton. I can't wait for this.
  17. RunInTheFront

    I'm interested, but uninteresting. Prestigious

    This is very good.
  18. Bryan Diem


    I keep expecting them to not be so fucking good and I'm always wrong. This is toughhhhhhhh. I need to go back to Wrongdoers.
    mattylikesfilms likes this.
  19. kevincomplains


    16 year old me never thought i'd listen to NPR, 30 year old me never thought i'd listen to Norma Jean on NPR
  20. skurt

    Sleekest of beaks. So Good.

    1,000,000 Watts is absolutely fantastic
  21. thedrudo

    Trusted Prestigious

    NJ is like the only hardcore band I can still listen to. Like this new tune.
  22. mattylikesfilms


    You should! That record is pretty damn good. I would say Meridonal is slightly better as a fully realized record but songs like "Funeral Singer", "Triffids", and "Hive Minds" are just so damn good that it's a close call for me.
    coleslawed and Gooddayz like this.
  23. Bartek T.

    D'oh! Prestigious

    Totally not let down by that single, it sounds heavy and great, I guess I'll need to get more excited for the album in the end.
  24. Solidus

    This is a war, sober up

    Single sounds good, I'm so hyped for this album! I don't know if they can top Wrongdoers, but I'll sure as hell be listening regardless.
  25. johnnyferris

    Sic Parvis Magna Prestigious

    Norma Jean has surprisingly been the band in heavy music I've never really checked despite loving bands like ETID and The Chariot. This song rips. I'll be checking out the rest of the discography ASAP.
    AshlandATeam, coleslawed and kwilcox like this.