The Skinny: As Philly-based Cop Problem prepares to release their new Buried Beneath White Noise EP this week, the band today is streaming the white-knuckled bombast and venomous lyrical content of the opening track, “Bear Witness.”

Immediately delivering some of the most breakneck riffage and spinemangling drumrolls of the entire EP, the track is as invigorating as it is empowering, with Cvlt Nation stating, “I’m a firm believer that music can be used as a weapon of protest against the fuckers that want to downpress the poor of all colors around the world. In the world of corporate greed and apathetic youth, it’s rad to know that bands like Cop Problem have not given up the good fight.”

Recorded with engineer/producer Will Yip (Paint It Black, Circa Survive, Balance & Composure) at Studio 4 in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, Buried Beneath White Noise will see a digital release through Cop Problem’s Bandcamp page this Thursday, October 24th, followed by a 7″ version to be issued as a split release between Earsplit’s new label division, The Compound, in North America, and Prejudice Me Records in Europe, by the end of the year.


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