Back in 2018, Filter main man Richard Patrick revealed that he’d reunited with Brian Liesegang — his collaborator on the 1995 milestone industrial-metal album Short Bus, the source of the blistering smash single “Hey Man Nice Shot.” Together, they announced plans to create a new full-length called ReBus, which would serve as a direct follow-up to the aforementioned LP. The project was to be financed via PledgeMusic, but after the much-publicized collapse of that crowdfunding platform, those plans had to scrapped. Nonetheless, today (June 18th), Filter have resurfaced with a very hard-hitting and very Short Bus-ian new industrial screed about America’s culture of violence, public mourning and more violence, bitingly titled “Thoughts and Prayers.” Old-school fans, don’t miss it: This ain’t no “Take a Picture.” Accompanying the single is a fitting in-your-face and gory music video. Watch and listen — and read the lyrics to “Thoughts and Prayers,” which Patrick posted days before the song’s premiere — below.
the day starts out the same