Exclusive Premiere: Chimaira’s New Song, “Trigger Finger”

Chimaira are releasing their latest album, The Age of Hell (eOne), on August 16. In anticipation, the band is premiering the 10th song on the album, “Trigger Finger,” right here. Frontman Mark Hunter fills us in on the song, which you can download from iTunes here, below. Let us know what you think of the song in the comments.

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REVOLVER What’s this song about?
When life presents you with a fork in the road, sometimes the choices you are forced to make mentally drain you. When those moments occur and you feel threatened, sometimes you have to bring a gun to a knife fight.

Which part of it did you come up with first? What was the inspiration?
We wrote the music one day and the lyrics and vocals another. Life inspires us.

Was this an easy song to record?
Pretty easy. We spent more time talking about it then working on it. [Laughs] Considering all of the crazy shit that’s happened to Chimaira, it should be no surprise that we were on fire in the studio.

What sort of feedback have you gotten on this song so far?
Fans got a sneak peak when they saw it live last month or the YouTube bootlegs. Thankfully, the response seems to be overwhelmingly positive. I think the world is ready for some new Chimaira.

Photo by Todd Bell


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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=547644559 James D. Livesay

    To hell with iTunes. Put it on Amazon too! It kicks ass!

  • http://www.facebook.com/jeremy.gregory3 Jeremy Gregory

    Love it! Hurry up August 16th!

  • Luke wilkes

    SICK!!! that is all

  • Cantern

    The world cannot wait for some new chimera

  • LeveeNoS


  • Mosburner

    about f*ckin time for a new album…cant wait!!!

  • XZDemon

    The Age of Hell!!!! August 16!!!!! Can’t wait.

  • Zombie26z

    great song .got to love these ohio boys and their sense of fuckin metal

  • Saulmariano

    chimaira 4 life!!!!!!!!!!!!!! nice fkng song !!!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1234920059 Raven Faust

    This songs `BRUTAL!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/joshua.okon Joshua Okon

    Yes! Finally new music from Chimaira. Always producing heavy hitting metal.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ricky-Nelson/1851499997 Ricky Nelson

    What the fuck? This is so plastic and commercial. It’s about as hard as a limp dick. Should have known this was coming after everybody leaving the band…………….