去年来过中国演出的美国Emo、硬核乐团Story Of The Year在今年亦奉献出他们的新作《The Constant》。
The Constant is the fourth studio album by American rock band Story of the Year. It will be released on February 16, 2010 through Epitaph Records, and was produced by Elvis Baskette who has also produced albums by Chevelle and Escape the Fate.
Frontman Dan Marsala explained that the album title symbolizes the band's work ethic and commitment to both themselves and their fans. "Music is the constant thing in life for us," he said. "When I go to bed I think about music and when I wake up it's the first thing on my mind. The Constant can mean anything; hopefully our band will go on forever and we want music to remain a constant thing in our lives no matter what."
The band uploaded a new song "To the Burial" to their Facebook page on October 23, 2009. The song was also released on the iTunes music store on November 27, 2009. On December 10, Russell and Phillips premiered "I'm Alive" from the album on the Point radio station. On December 31, the band released the song for radio airplay. As stated on their Twitter, the band released "I'm Alive" as an official single on January 5, 2010.