ten56. deal out the heaviness with their vulnerable and volatile new pair of tracks.
ten56. are back with a new double header of tracks, and further show off how deep and dark they are willing to go.
The tracks are ‘Traumadoll + RLS’, and focus on vocalist Aaron Matts’ struggles with self-medication.
It’s a heavy subject, and the music matches it perfectly, with crushing metalcore brute force battering your ear over and over during ‘Traumadoll’ and battering down on the emotional depth during ‘RLS’.
Aaron had this to say candidly about the tracks and their meaning:
“We never wanted to give anyone a chance to put us in a pigeon hole, the things we’ve done until this moment are the things that people already know we are capable of, and our plan going forward is always to keep adding to our repertoire. Our sound is our identity, but the possibilities in which we express ourselves within it are and always should be without limit.
‘Traumadoll’ and ‘RLS’ speak about the lows I have experienced with substance abuse and the consequences of self medicating without seeking professional help. I hope that by being completely honest with my band mates, fans and anyone else who comes across this track, that I can encourage those in similar positions to open up and seek help. If you are in need of psychological help, please speak to someone.”
Here we go:
It follows on from ‘Yenta’, which sounds a lot like this: