Teenage Wrist - Earth Is A Black Hole
Album Details

U.S. Release Date: February 12, 2021

E.U. Release Date: February 12, 2021

Label: Epitaph

Recording Year: 2020

UPC/EAN Code: 45778776160

Earth Is A Black Hole

Teenage Wrist

About Earth Is A Black Hole by Teenage Wrist

Los Angeles band Teenage Wrist's sophomore album Earth Is A Black Hole is available now via Epitaph.

Produced by Colin Brittain (Basement, A Day to Remember), Earth Is A Black Hole follows the band’s 2018 debut Chrome Neon Jesus, which Upset called “a tour de force of shoegaze-addled grunge soaked in emo-pop," and sees guitarist Marshall Gallagher stepping up as frontman. The artistic liberation of this lineup change, coupled with two years of consistent touring has aided in the band’s sonic evolution. The new album incorporates elements of modern rock with their signature shoegaze styling while integrating synths, drum samples, and electronica to ultimately take their sound to a more expansive and aggressive level.

While Chrome Neon Jesus explored growing up and starting to see the world the way it was, Earth Is A Black Hole focuses more on the potential that we all have to transmute our past into something positive. This concept is paralleled in the collage-style artwork designed by Colin Crane, which acts a visual representation of the album’s central theme. The dichotomy between hope and hopelessness is what lies at the core of this album. “Everything will eventually disappear into nothing and that can make you feel small and insignificant. But that same fact should be motivation to tell the people who are important to you that you love them and savor these beautiful moments in your life because they’re never coming back,” Gallagher explains. “All we have is this moment and that’s the most important thing: To be present and be positive and transcend the black hole bullshit because it’s all going to end one day.” In light of everything that’s happened in 2020, this is a sentiment that is both relatable and restorative.

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it’s 72 and sunny in LA right now and for whatever reason we are here https://t.co/0RaArcfblx

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and by “i” i mean me (marshall) ... @antsalazar will probably have something completely different in rotation. it better not be luke bryan.

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the only record i can put on front to back right now is “drunk tank pink” by @shamebanduk... nothing else is really comparable at the moment

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think we lost some followers after that toad the wed sprocket tweet. we apologize for nothing.

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think we lost some followers after that toad the wed sprocket tweet. we apologize for nothing.

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r.e.m. and @ToadWetSprocket all goddamn day today. i mean come on.

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played “brush back” by @GleemerBand three times in a row and it hits better every time. hats off to @willyipmusic holy shit.

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everyone wish a solid happy birthday to our very own, marshall gallagher 👽 #tbt https://t.co/igDGzumUaQ

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@TeenageWrist

think we lost some followers after that toad the wed sprocket tweet. we apologize for nothing.

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@TeenageWrist

r.e.m. and @ToadWetSprocket all goddamn day today. i mean come on.

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@TeenageWrist

played “brush back” by @GleemerBand three times in a row and it hits better every time. hats off to @willyipmusic holy shit.

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@TeenageWrist

everyone wish a solid happy birthday to our very own, marshall gallagher 👽 #tbt https://t.co/igDGzumUaQ

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@TeenageWrist

it’s 72 and sunny in LA right now and for whatever reason we are here https://t.co/0RaArcfblx

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@TeenageWrist

and by “i” i mean me (marshall) ... @antsalazar will probably have something completely different in rotation. it better not be luke bryan.

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@TeenageWrist

the only record i can put on front to back right now is “drunk tank pink” by @shamebanduk... nothing else is really comparable at the moment

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very excited for @LTLFest. we have only played a handful of festivals, but something noteworthy always happens. o… https://t.co/0kWFQy3PQ5

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then we played @ShakyKneesFest a couple of years later. i drank a bottle of wine with my brother and destroyed the @AndrewWK pit.

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