HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD will launch its eighth studio album, “Resort Kalifornia”, on August 12 through Dove & Grenade Media/BMG. In accordance with a press launch, the LP represents “a juxtaposition between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’, highlighting the continuing homelessness and price of dwelling disaster that has effects on the band’s dwelling state of California.” The report options latest singles “Wild In These Streets” and “CHAOS”, in addition to new launch “Metropolis Of The Useless”.
Not lengthy after the flip of the century, a collective of buddies congregated round a standard imaginative and prescient bred within the gutters and again alleys of Hollywood, California. Below the affect of every little thing from gritty Nineties hip-hop to industrial metallic (to not point out low cost booze),they climbed out of comparable experiences in poverty and hardship and vaulted to the forefront of twenty first century rock music on their very own phrases.
To at the present time, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD hinges on the bond of 5 people who relay such uncooked experiences into relatable anthems. Nevertheless, the platinum-certified quintet — Johnny 3 Tears, J-Canine, Humorous Man, Charlie Scene and Danny — inform their story like by no means earlier than on “Resort Kalifornia”.
“We had been in a world of shit,” states Johnny 3 Tears. “The alternatives for failure had been much more prevalent than the alternatives for fulfillment. We had been hanging out with gangbangers and drug sellers. The possibilities of overcoming had been very slim. We made one thing particular collectively due to the heartbreak and heartache that got here from all our experiences.”
“‘Resort Kalifornia’ brings me again to a time when all that mattered was music,” provides J-Canine. “The one factor I gave a shit about was going to exhibits. That was it.”
All through 2021, the boys recorded in Nashville and Los Angeles with producers Erik Ron (PANIC! AT THE DISCO, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE),Andrew Migliore (SUECO, PAPA ROACH) and Drew Fulk (Lil Wayne, Lil Peep). Working head to head, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD rekindled the unbridled depth of their formative materials, but with refinement solely potential via years of grinding on the highway.
“While you take heed to ‘Resort Kalifornia’, I hope you see how far we have come,” Johnny 3 Tears leaves off. “J-Canine and Charlie Scene are utterly completely different songwriters than they had been 15 years in the past. I am so impressed by everybody within the band. The one factor we give a fuck about is the viewers and making an attempt to get higher on every report.”
“In any case of those years, individuals on the skin actually have a tough time believing we’re nonetheless finest buddies,” J-Canine provides. “We have stayed this shut even with the entire shit we have been via. Often bands break up friendships, however we’re finest buddies — and we all the time will probably be.”
“Resort Kalifornia” observe itemizing:
02. World Battle Me
03. Damage My Life
05. Go To Battle
06. Alone At The High
07. Wild In These Streets
09. Lion Eyes
10. Lure God
11. Blissful After I Die
13. Metropolis Of The Useless
Along with the brand new album, HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD not too long ago introduced the “Rockzilla” U.S. tour with PAPA ROACH, FALLING IN REVERSE and BAD WOLVES.