Hellyeah Release Lyric Video for ‘Startariot’
Hellyeah released their fifth studio effort, Unden!able, in June earlier this year. Sounding as fresh as ever, the band injected a newfound energy into the music, which naturally translated to the stage as the band hit the road hard in the first half of 2016. They're keeping the momentum rolling forward, now with a new lyric video for the stomping new single "Startariot."
The track begins with a nervous energy as singer Chad Gray spells out "Startariot" letter by letter. An industrial-esque groove splits the seams wide open as a hard, rhythmic vocal cadence dominates the verse. The lyrics are empowering, running through themes of overcoming adversity and herd mentality of strength in numbers with likeminded individuals. Rolling with this energy, the song slides into the fist-raising, scream-along chorus, "F--k peace and quiet / Let's start a riot / Psycho, psychotic / Let's start a riot!"
Prior to the album's release, guitarist Tom Maxwell said, “There’s a lot of new stuff coming out that we’ve never tried before, and a lot of heavy s–t … It’s gonna be moody, it’s gonna be dark, it’s gonna be crushing, it’s gonna be heartbreaking, it’s gonna be everything. So it’s going to be a proper take-off from our last record, but with a lot of new surprises, musically and lyrically. We are moving forward with the path that we’ve taken with Blood for Blood. It’s a really, really savage album and we’re really excited for fans to hear it.”
Unden!able debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard 200, staying right on par with the position attained by Hellyeah's previous effort, Blood for Blood. The band has a slew of dates booked for September and early October, mostly festival appearances. Keep up with Hellyeah's touring activities on their Facebook page and head to our 2016 Guide to Rock + Metal Festivals for more information as well.
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