New York hardcore stalwarts Stray From the Path are back with the latest audio assault from their upcoming album Internal Atomics, out Nov. 1. It's called "The First Will Be Last." While the tune focuses on the plight of the meek amongst an uncharitable Earth, it's not exactly a summary of Matthew 20:16.

Instead, Stray From the Path vocalist Drew Dijorio (aka "Drew York") uses the band's blistering sonics to offer a breathless diatribe concerned with the type of psychic retribution often willed on the selfish. Read the song's lyrics, and listen to "The First Will Be Last," toward the bottom of this post.

"A big topic of the whole record is we want people to start acknowledging that some people don't have everything that we have in America," guitarist Tom Williams told Billboard. "We've been to the highest places like Japan, where cops don't carry guns and the society is super overworked, and we've been to Africa, where people can't turn on their faucets without getting sick because their water is so unclean."

He continued, "We've experienced all this stuff around the world, but we have people here who are clutching their pearls and wanting to protect their money, and they don't understand that other people don't have that.”

The latest Stray From the Path track is preceded by the band's singles "Actions Not Words," "Kickback" (featuring Counterparts' Brendan Murphy) and the unstoppable anthem "Fortune Teller". Pre-order Internal Atomics here. See the group's upcoming tour dates here.

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Hollow words are hollow points
Noise suppression
You don’t hear them bang in the night
Apathy is your favorite weapon
The color ran from your face
As the blood left your body
do you know what you’ve done?
Motherfucker, you should ask somebody

What goes around comes around
When a hand reaches out
You don’t reach back
What goes around comes around
The last will be first
And the first will be last

The last, first. The first, last

Look at you now
Sound asleep in belly of the beast
living lavish
The streets run savage
Can’t smell the smoke in the breeze

Back to reality
Hold your apology
Do you know what you’ve done?
Motherfucker, you should ask somebody

What goes around comes around
When a hand reaches out, you don’t reach back
What goes around comes around
The last will be first and the first will be last
What goes around comes around
How could you see this shit and not react?
What goes around comes around
The last will be first and the first will be last

How could you see this shit, and not react?
Let me show you suffering
No coward is king
Let me show you suffering
No coward is king

What goes around comes around
When a hand reaches out, you don’t reach back
What goes around comes around
The last will be first and the first will be last

Stray From the Path, "The First Will Be Last" (Official Audio)

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