Deafheaven release new song Honeycomb

Deafheaven performing live
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Deafheaven have released the first new piece of music since 2015's album New Bermuda

The song was posted on the band's YouTube channel and Facebook page simply with the message "This is Honeycomb, our new song." The band also revealed yesterday that bassist Chris Johnson has joined the band.

The stylised video shows the band recording Honeycomb and generally chilling out in idyllic outdoor settings with their friends. 

There has been no word on when a new album is coming, although the band have been posting studio pictures on their Instagram – including one featuring Chelsea Wolfe.

Honeycomb lyrics

Shadows extend east
And Cortazar stares at women shuffling by who blot their lips from violent men
And say "god bless you"
I sulk with pause and
Loving mariachi soars against the red and yellow tents of strangers
Gifting geese the ends of bread.
8, 12, 13 hours and the people keep fighting for sleep, for rest...
I'm reluctant to stay sad
Life beyond is a field a flowers
My love is a nervous child lapping from the glowing lagoon of their presence
My love is a bulging, blue-faced fool hung from the throat by sunflower stems

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.