Protomartyr premiere 'Ultimate Success Today' visual album today at 8pm ET

Protomartyr premiere 'Ultimate Success Today' visual album today at 8pm ET

In advance of this Friday’s release of their new album, Ultimate Success Today, Protomartyr present the Ultimate Success Today visual album, which will stream live tonight Wednesday July 15 on the band’s website, at 2pm EST in Europe and Africa, and 8pm EST in Australia, New Zealand, and North & South America. The visual album will remain live for 2 hours after the premiere.

The visual album presents a video for each song off of Ultimate Success Today, all made during quarantine, except for “Processed By The Boys,” and edited together into a seamless short film. The filmmakers responsible for each song’s video are Dominic Ciccodicola, David Allen, Nathan Faustyn, Joseph Howard (with illustrations by drummer Alex Leonard), Trevor Naud, Ashley Armitage, Yoonha Park, and Jeremy Franchi.

To receive an access code for today’s premiere, fans can pre-order the album HERE or sign up HERE. During the premiere, fans are encouraged to donate to their choice of three charities: The Okra Project, Ruth Ellis Center, and Detroit Justice Center

Watch the trailer for the visual album below.


Protomartyr is Joe Casey (vocals), Greg Ahee (guitars), Alex Leonard (drums), and Scott Davidson (bass guitar).  Ultimate Success Today features guest musicians Nandi Rose a.k.a. Half Waif  (vocals), jazz legend Jemeel Moondoc (alto sax), Izaak Mills (bass clarinet, sax, flute), and Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello).

Watch videos for previous singles "Michigan Hammers", "Worm In Heaven", and "Processed By The Boys" below.





Ultimate Success Today will be released on LP, CD and digital formats this Friday, July 17 via Domino.

Praise for Ultimate Success Today:

“deliciously dark music, a mix of frantic, furious riffs, dour vocals, and existential poetry” - New York Magazine

“‘Michigan Hammers’...races along on chattering, virtually nonstop quadruple-time cymbals and guitars erupting in bursts of syncopated chords.” - The New York Times

“Bleakly poetic, boozily hilarious punk-rock gems” - Rolling Stone

“The Detroit-born rockers have now completed their first decade as a band, but they sound more awake and anxious than ever.” - AV Club

“One of the most exciting rock bands of the last decade” - Aquarium Drunkard

Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today

Album | 17th July 2020

Ultimate Success Today is Protomartyr's fifth album. Following the release of Relatives In Descent, the band’s critically acclaimed headlong dive into the morass of American life in 2017, Ultimate Success Today continues to further expand the possibilities of what a Protomartyr album can sound like.

Tracklisting

  • 1Day Without End
  • 2Processed By The Boys
  • 3I Am You Now
  • 4The Aphorist
  • 5June 21
  • 6Michigan Hammers
  • 7Tranquilizer
  • 8Modern Business Hymns
  • 9Bridge & Crown
  • 10Worm In Heaven

Protomartyr Ultimate Success Today

Album | 17th July 2020

Ultimate Success Today is Protomartyr's fifth album. Following the release of Relatives In Descent, the band’s critically acclaimed headlong dive into the morass of American life in 2017, Ultimate Success Today continues to further expand the possibilities of what a Protomartyr album can sound like.

Tracklisting

  • 1Day Without End
  • 2Processed By The Boys
  • 3I Am You Now
  • 4The Aphorist
  • 5June 21
  • 6Michigan Hammers
  • 7Tranquilizer
  • 8Modern Business Hymns
  • 9Bridge & Crown
  • 10Worm In Heaven
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