June 29, 2016  

Linkin Park Releases 'Wastelands' Lyric Video

June 2, 2014 (8:47 am) GMT
The track is the latest offering from the rock band's upcoming sixth studio album, 'The Hunting Party'.

dropped a new song and its accompanying lyric video on Sunday, June 1. The song titled "Wastelands" comes as the latest offering from the band's new album, following up previously released tracks "Until It's Gone" and Rakim-featured "Guilty All the Same".

"" will mark Linkin Park's sixth studio effort. It's set for release on June 17. "It needed to be visceral," rapper Mike Shinoda told Rolling Stone of his band's forthcoming project in an interview in April.

"We need to weed out a lot of the soft, emo kind of approach to our music, and we need to weed out anything that feels aggressive for aggressive's sake. We're not 18-year-old kids making a loud record - we're 37-year-old adults making a loud record. And what makes a 37-year-old angry is different than what made us angry back in the day," he added.

In addition to Rakim, the album will boast guest appearances from Page Hamilton of Helmet, and Daron Malakian from . Those are musicians whom Shinoda said were influential in developing Linkin Park's sound.

Later this year, the band will join for their co-headlining tour, "Carnivores Tour". The 25-date trek will open on August 8 in Florida and wrap up on September 19.

Linkin Park's "Wastelands" lyric video

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Wendy Williams Skeptical of Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston's Romance, Calling Him 'an Opportunist'
  2. Chloe Moretz Blasts 'Hateful' Twitter Trolls
  3. Watch Justin Bieber's Acoustic Cover of Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble'
  4. Caitlyn Jenner Was 'Disgusted' by Bruce's 'Greek God Kind of Body'
  5. 'American Horror Story' Reveals This Mysterious Logo of Season 6
  6. Rob Kardashian's Threat Is Apparently Why Blac Chyna Got Invited to Khloe's Birthday Party
  7. Kylie Jenner Is Getting Fancy New Car. Another Gift From Tyga?
  8. Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello Goes Solo Again for Charity Song 'Power in Me'