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Richmond vicious screamo act OSTRACA is back with new album “Disaster”

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After a brief hiatus, Ostraca, the acclaimed screamo trio from Richmond, Virginia, has made a triumphant return to the stage. The screamo scene is buzzing with excitement as the band unleashes their highly anticipated new album, “Disaster.” Utilizing the pause afforded by the pandemic, Ostraca not only returned to performing live but also took the opportunity to craft a collection of new songs that now see the light of day.

Disaster” serves as a perfect sequel to Ostraca’s critically acclaimed 2018 LP, “Enemy,” and the beloved fan-favorite album of 2017, “Last.” The six tracks on “Disaster” embody everything fans have come to expect from Ostraca: an onslaught of crushing screamo interwoven with moments of icy calm and gut-wrenching outbursts. It’s a sonic journey that showcases the band’s signature style and leaves listeners emotionally stirred.

Fans eagerly anticipating the release of “Disaster” can now enjoy the digital version on various platforms. For vinyl enthusiasts, there is further excitement as the album is set to be released on August 11th, featuring two color variants: amber and ivory. This physical release ensures that listeners can fully immerse themselves in the immersive experience of Ostraca’s music.


In addition to their new record, Ostraca has decided to repress their highly acclaimed albums, “Last” and “Enemy.” The third edition of “Last” will be available on blue curacao vinyl, offering a fresh perspective on this beloved album. The second pressing of “Enemy” comes with crystal clear vinyl that perfectly complements the artwork. Both reissues will be available on August 11th, providing fans with an opportunity to rediscover these pivotal releases in Ostraca’s discography.

As Ostraca returns with “Disaster,” they not only reignite the flames of the screamo scene but also offer a new chapter in their own musical journey. Their powerful blend of crushing intensity and raw emotion resonates deeply with listeners, leaving an indelible mark on the genre.


To celebrate their return, Ostraca will embark on a European tour with Nidare, bringing their explosive live performances to audiences across the continent. The tour promises to be an unforgettable experience, showcasing the band’s relentless energy and captivating stage presence.

As the screamo community eagerly embraces Ostraca’s long-awaited return, their latest album, “Disaster,” stands as a testament to their unwavering dedication to their craft. The band’s ability to evoke intense emotions through their music is a testament to their artistry, solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with in the genre.

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