Exclusive guide Track By Track: Gallows - Desolation Sounds

The band’s Laurent ‘Lags’ Barnard runs through their latest release, from front to back.

Next week Gallows release their new album ‘Desolation Sounds’, ahead of a month of festivals and live dates including headline shows in Glasgow, London and Manchester, as well as visits to Leeds, Hatfield and Wolverhampton for Slam Dunk Festival.

Here, guitarist Laurent ‘Lags’ Barnard runs through each track featured on the release, from the “fuck you” of opener ‘Mystic Death’, the crushing punk of ‘Leviathan Rot’ and the slow and brooding ‘Chains’ to “the catchiest thing [they’ve] ever written”, ‘Death Valley Blue’, the song he’s most proud of, ‘Cease To Exist’, and deathly closer ‘Swan Song’.

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