Quebec City’s GET THE SHOT have announced their new album Merciless Destruction, out October 7 via New Damage Records. Pre-order it here.
The band has dropped the video for the ferocious new track “Bloodbather.” The track features Matthias Tarnath of Nasty. Watch it here.
“The human race is the only species that ironically shines by its capacity to destroy the conditions of life itself,” the band says about the song’s bleak and apocalyptic subject matter. “Mankind is a disease and is doomed to generate its own extinction. ‘Bloodbather’ is a song based on this pessimistic observation and celebrates the downfall of man as a benediction. Since we’re the greatest threat this world has ever seen, may we all rot and burn in hell.”
Merciless Destruction marks the awaited return of Get the Shot.
As with No Peace In Hell (2014) and Infinite Punishment (2017), the upcoming fourth album sees the band exploring new territories of extreme music, while sticking to its roots and its fierce DIY approach to music.
Following the thrash-influenced Infinite Punishment, Get the Shot incorporate death metal and beatdown elements on Merciless Destruction. Over countless tours across the globe, the band has taken inspiration from many bands along the way and refined its sound, while also taking influence from some of the top-heavy artists such as Obituary, Cannibal Corpse, and Machine Head.
On Merciless Destruction, Get the Shot consolidate their independent approach despite a tedious and fraught recording process. Hardcore community anchorage has never been greater, driven by a clear strategy, a group on top of their game, and unwavering dedication. After more than 500 concerts on three continents, including some on the biggest international stages such as Hellfest, Jera On Air, Summerbreeze, and Groezrock, the five members remain committed to the core values of authenticity, integrity, and equality at the heart of the hardcore movement, while addressing with disillusioned realism the flaws of an era defined by blind individualism.
The truth is what we get with Get the Shot: straight forward, no sugar-coating.
As brutal and cruel as reality can be, the ability to confront and overcome it depends on our ability to face it head-on.
MERCILESS DESTRUCTION TRACK LISTING:
“Seeds of Dissension”
“Deathbound” (Feat. Rob Watson of Lionheart)
“Bloodbather” (Feat. Matthias Tarnath of Nasty)
“Reign in Blasphemy”
“Divination of Doom”
“Blind to Peace”
“Season of the Damned II”
GET THE SHOT ARE:
Tom Chiasson — Guitar
David St-Pierre — Drums
Jean-Philippe Lagacé — Vocals
Dany Roberge — Bass + Vocals
Guy-Pierre Genest — Guitar
GET THE SHOT ON TOUR:
7/30 — Toronto, ON — Rockpile (New Damage Party)
8/13 — Victoriaville, QC — Rock La Cauze (Open Air With Billy Talent, Rise Against, The Used)
9/8 — Danville, VA — Blue Ridge Rock Fest
9/23-25 — Birmingham, AL — Furnace Fest