Marantha’s Spiritless comes out July 2, but you can listen to the whole thing right here, right now. If you like what you hear, head over to Marantha’s Bandcamp to purchase the record.

Here’s Collin Simula, the vocalist, songwriter, drummer, bassist — essentially, everything you hear on the record — on why he made this type of record:

I am a hardcore kid through and through. You know, a lot of guys my age get married and have kids and start loving indie rock. There is nothing wrong with that, but I just love the intensity of going to a hardcore show: It’s just simple and pissed off and fast and in-your-face. Collin Simula

Check it out below. It’s heavy. Look for the full feature in July’s issue of HM Magazine.


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