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| 10 July 2013 | Reply


July 9, 2013 – Los Angeles, CA – After months of buildup and excitement, the critically heralded LA “soul-punk” band letlive. has released their long-awaited and heavily discussed new album, The Blackest Beautiful, today via Epitaph Records.  The new album is currently streaming in its entirety at and is available for purchase now at and local indie retailers.

Stream letlive.’s The Blackest Beautiful now at

Unequivocally one of the year’s most anticipated heavy-rock albums, The Blackest Beautiful has sparked a musical revolution among a new generation of rock fans with its penetrating sonic intensity, progressively dynamic songwriting and its socio-political charged lyrics.  letlive.’s follow up to 2010’s Fake History is immediate and impactful and further cements their place with hard rock’s elite bands that paved the way before them like Rage Against the Machine, Deftones, The Mars Volta and The Blood Brothers among others.

“More than living up to their self-named genre-of-one, “soul punk” rabble-rousers letlive. rage like Rage Against the Machine and defy boundaries like Refused,” says Brandon Geist, editor-in-chief of Revolver.

The Blackest Beautiful is stirring up a plethora of buzz and garnering incredible reviews from top critics from around the world.  Here’s what a few are saying…

“strong, focused record from beginning to end” – NME (8/10)

“One Of The Returns of the Year – One Of The Records of the Year” – Kerrang! (5/5)

“The Blackest Beautiful is a brutally stunning document full of soul and purpose.” – Alternative Press (4.5/5)

“A brave and bold record that puts every single last drop of blood, sweat and tears on display” – Rock Sound (9/10)

“Another classic in waiting from the most exciting band in hardcore and, arguably, rock music as a whole ” – Front (5/5)

As letlive. releases their magnum opus their journey is only just beginning.  The band is currently on the Vans Warped Tour where they’ve quickly become one of this year’s must-see acts.  Led by Jason Butler, Kerrang’s #1 pick for “The 50 Greatest Rockstars in The World Today,” their music translates impeccably to the live setting with the band channeling a roar of energy and aggression, often times head first into the pit.

Pick up a copy of The Blackest Beautiful today and catch the band this summer at the Vans Warped Tour!  Follow letlive. now at

letlive. Tour Dates:

July 9 – Virginia Beach, VA – Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

July 10 – Washington, D.C. – Merriweather Post Pavilion

July 11 – Boston, MA – Comcast Center

July 12 – Camden, NJ – Susquehanna Bank Center

July 13 – New York, NY – Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

July 14 – Hartford, CT – The Comcast Theatre

July 16 – Scranton, PA – Toyota Pavilion

July 17 – Pittsburgh, PA – First Niagara Pavilion

July 18 – Cleveland, OH – Blossom Music Center

July 19 – Detroit, MI – The Palace of Auburn Hills

July 20 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

July 21 – Minneapolis, MN – Canterbury Park

July 23 – Kansas City, KS – Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

July 24 – St. Louis, MO – Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

July 25 – Atlanta, GA – Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

July 26 – Tampa, FL – Vinoy Park

July 27 – W. Palm Beach, FL – Cruzan Amphitheatre

July 28 – Orlando, FL – Central Florida Fairgrounds

July 29 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

July 30 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center

July 31 – Milwaukee, WI – Marcus Amphitheatre

Aug 2 – Dallas, TX – Gexa Energy Pavilion

Aug 3 – San Antonio, TX – AT&T Center

Aug 4 – Houston, TX – Reliant Center Parking Lot

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