Over the last few weeks has been busy hyping their highly-anticipated follow-up to The Suburbs by uploading photos to an instagram account that confirmed the album’s title () but included a cryptic message of 9/9/9 which means September 9th @ 9pm. Most believe this timestamp will be the release of the first single (or video) off . Today, more fuel was added to the Fire (pun intended), as their official website splashed a :40 second video of the band and what sounds like a new track (sans vocals). Check it out.

*NEWS UPDATE 9/5/13*

@ArcadeFireTube has the news that the band recently played a secret show in Montreal with all new songs and that this Monday (9/9) select Record Stores will have a 12″ EP (vinyl) available for purchase. The band will also debut the music video, Directed by Anton Corbijn on 9/9 at 9pm according to The Daily Beast. Stores are slowly announcing the release information so check @ArcadeFireTube for updates. Right now, LMB can confirm Amoeba Los Angeles and Amoeba San Francisco will each have copies. Stay tuned!

, who helped produce a few tracks for said this about the album:

It sounds like in the way that only sound like , you know? It’s really f–king epic. Seriously. I mean, I feel at this point like I’m too close to it to really talk it up and do it justice. You know?