FOZZY will launch a brand new single, “I Nonetheless Burn”, on Friday, March 18. The track is taken from the band’s upcoming album, “Boombox”, which is due on April 15.
FOZZY frontman and wrestling celebrity Chris Jericho feedback: “‘I Nonetheless Burn’ is the story of the desires, the eagerness and the hearth that lie inside all of us to be the best possible we might be…and to do WHATEVER it takes to attain the objectives that make our desires come true! The sacrifices, the losses, and the triumphs that we now have all skilled make up the lyrical DNA of this track. #IStillBurn is FOZZY‘s mission assertion, our life’s work and our future…and we’re so proud to share this message of victory with our FOZZY household!! Plus, Wealthy‘s [Ward] guitar solo fuckin guidelines!!!”
“Boombox”, which incorporates the highest 10 singles “Nowhere To Run” and “Sane”, was as soon as once more produced by Johnny Andrews.
Jericho beforehand said in regards to the LP: “‘Judas’…each the album & the track…was a HUGE breakthrough for FOZZY. It took us to the subsequent degree and positioned us as legit gamers at rock radio and as a reside draw. Consequently, we knew that we needed to observe up with the album of a lifetime… ‘Boombox’ is that album!! You have already heard the highest ten singles ‘Nowhere To Run’ and ‘Sane’ — kick-ass, hooky songs that set the tone for this file. However it’s ‘I Nonetheless Burn’, ‘Military Of One’ and ‘Loosen up’ that, in my view, are going to take this album and this band even additional up the rock ‘n’ roll ladder.
“I firmly consider that is the third greatest album of our whole profession!! (After all I believe it is our greatest… however I all the time wished to listen to a band say that.) So crank the amount and maintain the ‘Boombox’ as much as your earholes!! It is gonna be a wild journey.”
FOZZY just lately introduced the “Save The World” 2022 U.S. tour. The trek, that includes particular friends GFM, KRASHKARMA and THE NOCTURNAL AFFAIR, will begin on March 31 in Detroit, Michigan and wrap on Might 16 in Sauget, Illinois. Moreover, to have a good time the arrival of “Boombox”, FOZZY will play an album-release celebration on April 11 at Irving Plaza in New York Metropolis, the place followers will be capable to buy and take heed to the complete album solely upfront of the discharge.
FOZZY debuted a model new track, “Air purifier”, throughout its September 18 live performance in Flint, Michigan and has been performing it reside ever since. Again in July, FOZZY performed one other new track, “The Vulture Membership”, throughout its live performance in Iowa Metropolis, Iowa. The band additionally carried out its newest single, “Sane”, reside for the primary time.
In Might, FOZZY dropped a video for its first new track in two years, the aforementioned “Sane”, which hit a million views in its first two weeks. This primary-of-its-kind video was filmed on the longest picket curler coaster on the planet at present.
In the summertime of 2020, Chris revealed that FOZZY‘s subsequent LP would include 12 songs, together with a canopy of FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD‘s “Loosen up”.
Ward and Andrews as soon as once more did “the lion’s share” of the songwriting for the brand new LP, which was recorded primarily in Atlanta, Georgia.
Along with producing “Judas”, Andrews beforehand co-wrote FOZZY‘s “Lights Go Out” observe again in 2014. He has additionally written songs with the likes of ALL THAT REMAINS, THREE DAYS GRACE and HALESTORM.
In November 2020, FOZZY appeared in its first world reside streaming occasion from Madison Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.
This previous January, FOZZY parted methods with longtime drummer Frank Fontsere and changed him with Grant Brooks (THROUGH FIRE).
Fontsere was a founding member of FOZZY, having fashioned the group in 1999 with Jericho and Ward.
When FOZZY introduced Fontsere‘s departure, the band mentioned that he was “stepping right down to deal with his household and different initiatives.”
FOZZY is Chris Jericho (vocals), Wealthy Ward (guitars, vocals), Grant Brooks (drums), Billy Gray (guitars) and P.J. Farley (bass).