Glassjaw‘s first proper full-length since 2002’s critically-heralded Worship and Tribute proves to be some of the band’s most aggressive and most adventurous material to date.
Although they’ve been sporadically active since the release of Worship and Tribute, New York’s Glassjaw have nonetheless made a lasting impact on the post-hardcore scene, continually inspiring legions of young bands to this day. As such, any output from the band, no matter how small, is generally met with great enthusiasm. This is of course the case with the band’s long-awaited third full-length album, Material Control. Since the release of the Our Color Green and Coloring Book EPs in 2011, and especially since the release of the “New White Extremity” single in 2015 and subsequent performances of new songs at recent tours, anticipation for this record has been growing for quite some time. Now that it is finally here, it is safe to say that it delivers what longtime fans want and more. Continue Reading