Architects Announce New Album ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’

A day after releasing new music, Architects have announced a new album. For Those That Wish To Exist comes out February 26th via Epitaph.

Featuring 15 tracks, the band says the album was inspired the uncertainty that 2020 brought.

“This album was me looking at our inability to change to a way of life that would sustain the human race and save the planet,” says guitarist and songwriter Dan Searle. “I wanted to look in the mirror and ask ourselves the question of what are we going to do, as opposed to trying to point the finger at politicians. Change has to start on a personal level. The world has developed a culture of wanting someone else to deal with it, when we need to take our own responsibility. It has to start there.”

The album features collaborations with Biffy Clyro‘s Simon Neil, Royal Blood‘s Mike Kerr and Parkway Drive‘s Winston McCall. Check out the artwork and tracklisting below. Pre-order the album here.

Yesterday (Oct. 20) Architects shared new single “Animals,” marking their first new release since 2018’s Holy Hell.

Artwork:

Tracklisting:

Do You Dream of Armageddon?
Black Lungs
Giving Blood
Discourse Is Dead
Dead Butterflies
An Ordinary Extinction
Impermanence feat. Winston McCall (Parkway Drive)
Flight Without Feathers
Little Wonder feat. Mike Kerr (Royal Blood)
Animals
Libertine
Goliath feat. Simon Neil (Biffy Clyro)
Demi God
Meteor
Dying Is Absolutely Safe

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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