Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album ’13 Voices’

Best New Music: Sum 41 Return with a Vengeance on New Album ’13 Voices’

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Sum 41 front man/songwriter Deryck Whibley has had a long road to where he is today: releasing a new album, 13 Voices, the first record from the alt/punk band since 2011’s Screaming Bloody Murder.

A loud, aggressive, in-your-face collection of songs with titles heavily leaning on themes of death, 13 Voices is a strong return to form for the band, which welcomed longtime guitarist Dave Baksh back into the mix for the new material.

Whibley, who dealt with battles with alcoholism that nearly claimed his life in recent years, has been to the edge and back, and the music on 13 Voices showcases a man that’s done what he’s done and seen what he’s seen — and also adds some great songs to the band’s canon, which began in a major level with 2001’s All Killer, No Filler.

Stream 13 Voices below, via Spotify:

Combined with the release of Green Day’s new album Revolution Radio, today is shaping up to be a great day for fans of the late ’90s/early 2000s punk/alternative scene…

Sum 41 are on the road now supporting the new record, so check out a show if you can.

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