Total Control Declare 'Flesh War' on Chilling New Single

Aussie post-punk outfit releasing sophomore LP 'Typical System' in June

Total Control 'Flesh War' Typical System
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Dan Reilly WRITTEN BY
Dan Reilly

It's hard not to jump to Joy Division comparisons when hearing Total Control's new single "Flesh War." The track, off of their upcoming second album Typical System, has all the moody vocals, driving rhythm, and synth tones that the English legends made their name with. But this Melbourne post-punk outfit splashes a few rays of sunshine into the mix and all of a sudden, it feels like you're (almost) listening to a positive jam. It's not a cry from their fuzzed-out plodder "Sweaty," showing off Total Control's ability to switch styles without losing cohesion along the way. Listen to "Flesh War" below and pick up Typical System on June 24 via Iron Lungd. 

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