OTHERWISE and Mascot Records announce the global release of the band’s new studio album, “Defy“ on November 8th.
The band has unleashed a new single and video for ‘Lifted’, watch here:
Since their self-titled independent debut in 2006, they’ve unleashed ‘True Love Never Dies’ (2012), ‘Peace At All Costs’ (2014), and ‘Sleeping Lions’ (2017). Along the way, they have shared the stage with everyone from Stone Sour to Papa Roach in addition to shutting down Welcome To Rockville, Rocklahoma, and Shiprocked!
On ‘Defy’ they linked up with producer Matt Good (Asking Alexandria, Hollywood Undead) for the first time, commuting from Las Vegas to his Phoenix studio in order to cut these eleven tracks. “It’s a new chapter all-around, and we’re fired up about it,” the singer says. “Matt is the most creative, prolific producer we’ve ever worked with. He’s the kind of guy we’ve always wanted in our corner.”
The first single “Lifted” proves that. A wiry riff snakes around blunt lyrics “about getting fucked up…it got me kicked off tours and banned from festivals,” he admits. “It’s about all of the shit that got me trouble. I’ve been the guy the song is about. I’ve lived that life. I’ve been there. It’s real.”