After months of anticipation from fans worldwide, 21st century hard rock leaders Of Mice & Men — vocalist/bassist Aaron Pauley, guitarist Alan Ashby, drummer Valentino Arteaga, and guitarist Phil Manansala — announce their new album ‘Defy’, arriving in stores and online January 19, 2018.
Kicking off this next chapter with a bang, the band is sharing its new single “Warzone” today. The clip lives up to the song’s explosive combination of metallic insurgency and irresistible hooks.
“We’re excited to be debuting the music video for ‘Warzone’ today, a song from our new album, Defy” said Pauley “For us, this new album encapsulates and showcases our desire to return to an aggressive, live-oriented sound, and ‘Warzone’ is one of the heaviest tracks on the album. Because we love releasing new music as often as we can, it only seemed fitting to release it right before our massive EU/UK tour with In Flames and Five Finger Death Punch this Fall/Winter. So turn it up, and bang your head“.
Most importantly, “Warzone” lays the foundation for one of 2018’s most anxiously awaited rock records. ‘Defy‘ was produced by Howard Benson (My Chemical Romance, Three Days Grace, Skillet, The All-American Rejects) and mixed by Chris Lord Alge (Green Day, Breaking Benjamin, Shinedown, Rise Against).
Earlier this year Of Mice & Men teased the forthcoming album with the one-two punch of the singles “Unbreakable” and “Back to Me“. Those songs have clocked over 7 million Spotify streams and 5 million YouTube/VEVO views in six months.
Of Mice & Men will touring Europe starting this November with Five Finger Death Punch and In Flames. Catch the band at the following dates:
12/14/17 Thu Antwerp, Belgium Lotto
12/15/17 Fri Amsterdam, Netherlands AFAS Live