blood, hair and eyeballs

Alkaline Trio have announced their new album, ‘Blood, Hair, And Eyeballs’ set for release on January 26, 2024 via Rise Records. The new album will mark the band’s tenth album and first full-length to be released in six years. They’ve also shared the record’s title-track with an official video that can be streamed below.

Recorded with GRAMMY-winning producer Cameron Webb at Studio 606 in Northridge CA, "Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs" finds Alkaline Trio stripping its sound down to the skin and bones of its unmistakable sonic spirit, while taking that dark essence to parts previously unknown. Accompanied by the premiere of a fittingly kinetic video directed by Ravi Dhar and featuring pro skaters including Steve Caballero, Chris Cole and more, the album’s first single and title track exemplifies its balance of the eerily familiar and the shock of the new.

“My mom worked for years as an emergency room nurse”, says vocalist/guitarist/founder Matt Skiba. "She and her co-workers referred to exceptionally busy nights as ‘blood, hair, and eyeballs’. Well, we’ve been busy making an exceptional record we refer to as Blood, Hair, and Eyeballs, too. We approached this new record in completely new ways. We built the songs together, from the ground up, in the same room which hasn’t happened since the band started. Usually we start with an idea somebody’s already written. This time, we had the unique opportunity to build the songs onto drums recorded at Studio 606 on to two-inch tape using one of the most beautiful-sounding and legendary consoles in rock. It has almost everything to do with how our new record sounds”.

The band also just announced a 2024 North American tour to support the new LP with Drug Church opening.