News / Bands
Bouncing Souls share new song, new label news

Posted by Loren on May 21, 2020

Bouncing Souls share new song, new label news
photo by Danny Clinch

Thirty-one years young, The Bouncing Souls announced today that their next record will be on Pure Noise Records. To kick off the news, they also shared a new song titled "World on Fire," which was recorded during already-scheduled studio time just prior to COVID-19 related shutdowns across the US.

"We were in the studio when the pandemic was just beginning to get a head of steam. There were so many question marks and no one really knew what was going on, this song came out of that moment. It came out of the question marks and the not knowing. This is a song to acknowledge how upside down the world seems to be in these times, and it’s a song about keeping the light in sight," says guitarist Pete Steinkopf.

The band released Crucial Moments EP last year to mark its 30th anniversary.

Check out the song below.

Bouncing Souls share new song, new label news
photo by Danny Clinch

Related news stories

The Bouncing Souls are Home For The Holidays

Posted in Shows on November 21, 2020

Silver Linings from LTJ

Posted in Shows on November 21, 2020

Senses Fail + Saves The Day = Misfits?

Posted in Records on November 1, 2020

Related album reviews

The Bouncing Souls

Crucial Moments EP
Rise (2019)

This is the 30th year of The Bouncing Souls, which seems crazy in many ways – including that I’ve been listening to them for nearly 25 of those years. This year is a milestone for the band: a big international tour, this new EP, even a book of memorabilia for the diehards.I’ve had a bit of a love/indifferent relationship with … Read more

The Bouncing Souls

Comet
Rise (2012)

After nearly everyone has finally stopped paying attention, the Bouncing Souls put out a new album. And holy shit is it ever underwhelming. But you knew that—whether you listened to it or not, you already knew that. If you’re familiar with the band in any capacity whatsoever—whether as a fan or someone that’s merely heard the name before—you knew that. … Read more

The Bouncing Souls

Ghosts on the Boardwalk
Chunksaah (2010)

As life continually changes, sometimes constancy is important. Putting in Ghosts on the Boardwalk, the twenty-year anniversary release from The Bouncing Souls, reminds me of times past. Not only does the band sound much like they did a half dozen records ago, but the release comes on their own label, Chunksaah, which started at the same time. This release, a … Read more

Related features

Bouncing Souls

Interviews • October 19, 2013

Scene Point Blank: How has the tour been going so far? The Pete: It’s been great, been fun. Scene Point Blank: How are you enjoying Canada? The Pete: We always do. Scene Point Blank: Even the weather? The Pete: Yeah. You know what? It was like a fast-forward into winter, … Read more