SHAMAN’S HARVEST and Mascot Records present the band’s new single ‘Bird Dog’.
Watch the lead track from the band’s upcoming new studio album, here:
Shaman’s Harvest has released six albums prior, with a combined 190 million plus streams of the band’s repertoire. The majority of those are in the U.S., with 140 million plays. Europe accounts for 45 million, with other continents amassing the additional 5 million. To date, Shaman’s Harvest has sold over 100,000 albums and 415,000 singles. They have toured with a who’s who in Rock, amongst whom are Godsmack, Nickelback, AC/DC, Cheap Trick, Alice In Chains and Seether alongside others. This new track sets the tone for what’s to come. A new album that unequivocally captures a band looking forward, not repeating their creative past.
Hunt, guitarists Josh Hamler and Derrick Shipp, alongside drummer Adam Zemanek — approached this lead song with the vision to build it out from Hamler’s droning guitar, which sprouted into a desert wasteland atmosphere of mouth harp, group percussion and deep, growling vocals. Singer Hunt calls the final result a “weird mixture of things,” blending its dust-blown textures with bits of Metallica and Queens of the Stone Age—the perfect backdrop for his almost post-apocalyptic lyrics. He offers, “It’s definitely a cinematic thing — if nothing else, it’s a color or just one little scene in my head. In my mind, I was envisioning a lot of these small towns—like a railroad town or a farm town where people don’t want to farm anymore. And it just goes to shit, and then you have the opioids come in and everyone becomes a zombie.”