...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of The Dead have been around long enough to produce eight albums and this past August announced their ninth aptly titled, IX
The band has just released the first single, "The Ghost Within," which, "is inspired by pain," band member (and album artist) Conrad Keely says. "We hope you can all feel this pain, and that it makes you uncomfortable because you very well deserve to be."
While the song is a bit monotonous, slow, and drags up until the 1:55 mark, it does make you uncomfortable, wondering when dafuq it's going to climax. However, after a couple listens, it's a tune you can (and will) play on repeat. Kind of like eating an odd tasting food, which at first is "meh," then quickly turns more than malleable for your pallet.
Take it for a spin below.