Knoxville TN’s 10 YEARS has done it again. Their latest album MINUS THE MACHINE has debuted #26 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart selling nearly 12,000 copies in its first week. The 12-song collection—sonically powerful, hauntingly beautiful and textured, while lyrically exposed, intimate and personal—placed #2 on the Top Hard Music Albums chart, #8 on the Top Current Rock Albums chart and #21 on the Overall Digital Albums chart. MINUS THE MACHINE—which also marks 10 YEARS’ first release on their own Palehorse Records in partnership with Warner Music Group’s Independent Label Group (ILG)—reached #4 on the Record Label Independent Current Albums (Indie) chart.
MINUS THE MACHINE has garnered critical acclaim, with many journalists touting it as one of the band’s best albums of their career. See press quotes below. The success has been propelled by the album’s hard driving single “Backlash” spinning nationwide at rock radio and climbing the Active Rock chart, currently #22. 10 YEARS world premieredthe official music video for “Backlash” as well as an exclusive in-studio interview on FUSE TV. The dark and compelling music video has been viewed over 33,000 times.