Hear Sainthood Reps' Heartfelt Fury on 'Desert Song'

Post-hardcore three-piece plot sophomore LP for October 22

Sainthood Reps
Sainthood Reps
Kyle McGovern WRITTEN BY
Kyle McGovern

Last month, Sainthood Reps announced the arrival of their sophomore album by uncaging "Shelter," a death-obsessed track that pivots between post-hardcore bark and lilting, modern rock-ready vocal refrains (via BrooklynVegan). Now, the Long Island-reared trio — composed of guitarist-vocalist Francesco Montesanto, guitarist Derrick Sherman, and drummer Bradley Cordaro — have shared "Desert Song," a second tempo-swinging salvo off of their upcoming Headswell LP. "I was raised to start a war," Montesanto sings in the simmering, confessional opening. "I never hurt a soul before." Of course, that comes before he begins to drop fire-bombing riffs, throat-shredding war cries, and proclaims a full-on conquest: "I want to swallow her seed / I want her to grow inside of me."

Stream "Desert Song" below and place pre-orders for Headswell through No Sleep Records.

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