After a dozen years hiatus, the legendary punk band Scream, led by frontman Ian Mackaye and producer Don Zientara, is roaring back onto the scene with their highly anticipated album, “DC Special,” slated for release on November 10th via Dischord Records. In a thrilling surprise, the band has also shared a scorching new track, sending shockwaves through the punk rock world.
Scream’s return marks a significant moment in the history of punk music. Formed in the early ’80s, the band carved out a unique space for themselves in the thriving D.C. punk scene, and their sound has continued to inspire generations of punk rockers. Ian Mackaye, an iconic figure in the punk community as the founder of Dischord Records and a member of influential bands such as Minor Threat and Fugazi, joins forces once again with producer Don Zientara to bring “DC Special” to life.
The new track, titled “Burn the Lies,” is a blistering reminder of Scream’s uncompromising energy and Mackaye’s signature vocals. The song’s urgent guitar riffs and impassioned lyrics capture the essence of a band that has always embraced punk’s raw intensity. “Burn the Lies” is a visceral rallying cry, and it’s already making waves in the punk world.
“DC Special” promises to be a landmark addition to Scream’s discography, featuring a blend of their classic punk sound with a contemporary edge. Fans can expect powerful riffs, thought-provoking lyrics, and the unmistakable chemistry that has defined the band’s legacy.
As Scream gears up for their long-awaited return, punk enthusiasts and music lovers alike can mark November 10th on their calendars with excitement. With “DC Special” and the fiery new track “Burn the Lies,” Scream is poised to reignite the punk scene and inspire a new generation of fans to embrace the uncompromising spirit of punk rock.
Written by: jamric
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