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Mudhoney Snarl Through "Paranoid Core," Confirm First New Album in 5 Years

'Digital Garbage' is out via Sub Pop on September 28.

by Alex Robert Ross
11 July 2018, 12:18am

Emily Reiman

Mudhoney are back again. Five years on from the surprisingly thrilling Vanishing Point, the band have announced a new album, Digital Garbage, due out via Sub Pop on September 28. They've also released the first single from the record. "Paranoid Core" is a snarled, unadorned blues-rock burst that has Mark Arm assuming the voice of the heartless fuckers who run the country. "Robots and aliens / Stealing jobs / They're bringing drugs / They'll rape your mom," Arm sings. "I stoke the fire in your paranoid core / I feed on your fear."

"My sense of humor is dark, and these are dark times," Arm said in a statement. "I suppose it’s only getting darker."

Listen to the track below.

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This article originally appeared on Noisey US.