Boundaries Release New Song “Bedlam”






“Armageddon” cover by Michael Creese

March 30, 2023, Hartford, Conn. – Boundaries, whose 3DOT Recordings’ debut album, Burying Brightness, arrived in October to rave reviews, have released a new song this morning: “Bedlam” (


The song is part of a two-song digital single dubbed “Armageddon,” with the title track arriving in May. Both songs were recorded during the Burying Brightness sessions with producer Randy Leboeuf (The Acacia Strain, Kublai Khan).


“We utilized their voices for the first time,” Matt McDougal said of the band’s approach to the session that bore both Burying Brightness and “Bedlam.” “There’s definitely a new dynamic. We focused on writing some choruses. We made it a little prettier and calmer, changing up the listening experience. We wanted to use all of the tools we have at our disposal on this record. We didn’t leave anything out.”


“Our goal is to write exactly the kinds of songs we want to with no barriers,” adds guitar player Cory Emond. “I feel like we did that. We’ve always wanted to have songs with singing, but we were never able to capture it until now. We also have some of the heaviest songs we’ve ever written. It has both extremes.”


Revolver said Burying Brightness ( is “…steeped in that pivotal era of metalcore greatness,” going on to call it “a fascinating meld of crushing sounds.” New Noise noted: “rarely does a metalcore record have a vibrancy and violence that is wonderfully contrasted with such gothic melody,” and awarding the collection 4 ½ stars. Vinyl variants and a collection of limited-edition merch is available here.


Boundaries kick off their second national tour in support of Burying Brightness this evening, joining Lorna Shore for a month of dates.


Tour dates:


March 30 Albany, NY Empire Live

April 1 Greensboro, NC Piedmont Hall

April 2 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans Music hall

April 5 St. Petersburg, FL Jannus Live

April 6 Destin, FL Club LA

April 7 New Orleans, LA House of Blues

April 8 Little Rock, AR The Hall

April 10 Grand Rapids, MI Intersection

April 11 Evansville, IN Veterans Memorial Coliseum

April 12 Cedar Rapids, IA Alliant Energy Powerhouse

April 15 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory

April 16 Seattle, WA Showbox SoDo

April 19 Denver, CO Marquis Theater

April 20 Colorado Springs, CO Black Sheep

April 22 Omaha, NE Waiting Room Lounge

April 23 Joliet, IL The Forge

April 24 Indianapolis, IN Hi-Fi

April 25 Lakewood, OH The Foundry

April 26 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Cafe 

Photo credit: Sarah Holick

Boundaries is Cory Emond (guitar), Cody Delvecchio (guitar), Tim Sullivan (drums/vocals), Nathan Calcagno (bass/vocals) and Matthew McDougal (vocals). The Hartford-based band have released a pair of EPs: Hartford County Misery (2017) and My Body In Bloom (2019), as well as the full-length album, Your Receding Warmth (2020). Brooklyn Vegan said Your Receding Warmth “positions Boundaries as fresh new faces of the metalcore revival that birthed Code Orange, Knocked Loose, Vein, and a quickly-growing number of other great bands.”

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