Today, HM is excited to bring you “Gun Blast,” the second single from Minor Crisis’s upcoming Temple. (The band was featured last year in HM, and more recently, the band released two exclusive HM-named remix tracks, available for jamming.) The band features Jeff Ashmore, Chris Fincher, Joey Husley (founding drummer of The Chariot) and Roy Goudy (a founding guitarist in Zao).

“There is a new noise in the air,” HM’s review of the album reads. “It’s not fake-’80s throwback noise, but rather legitimate production polishing up what an old Beastie Boys album would sound like in the era of Miley Cyrus. It’s got a vague hint of Jay-Z’s “99 Problems,” and the sound has the stones of Jack White if he had a DJ.”

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