FINCH have released their new studio album, ‘Back to Oblivion’, today via Spinefarm Records / Caroline Australia and you can now listen to a stream via this link:.
‘Back to Oblivion’, marks the return of FINCH with the band’s first full length album in over nine years. The Southern California band has undeniably created a lasting, formidable body of work with their two studio albums and EPs – singer Nate Barcalow acknowledges that 2002’s ‘What It Is To Burn’ all but “defined post-hardcore early in the decade”, while 2005’s ‘Say Hello to Sunshine’ continued to shape its direction. The band dignified the demand for a celebration of ‘What It Is To Burn’’s 10th anniversary by reforming after a hiatus and playing select sold-out shows across the country in 2013. Inspired by the creative surge brought on by these shows, FINCH rendered these contradictions moot with ‘Back to Oblivion’, their long-awaited third LP and a new, bold chapter in the band’s legacy. ‘Back to Oblivion’ itself is a paradoxical idea.
This is FINCH reinvigorated, brimming with the inspiration of their earliest days; the opposite of the negation implied by “oblivion.” But as a songwriting unit, they’re challenging themselves by going deep into the unknown – this is by far FINCH’s most introspective and demanding work from a lyrical standpoint. The album was produced by Brian Virtue (Deftones, 30 Seconds to Mars, Janes Addiction, Audio Slave).