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Bring Me The Horizon Announce Raucous

Bring Me The Horizon Announce Raucous "NeX GEn" Tour for New Album "Post Human: NeX GEn"

 

Bring Me The Horizon to Australian with "Post Human: NeX GEn"

Bring Me The Horizon are gearing up for a rowdy tour down under. The Sheffield rockers will bring their "NeX GEn" shows to Australia this April, hitting stadiums in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane.

 

Heavily Influenced Emo and Hardcore Return

This tour comes in anticipation of their much-anticipated album, "Post Human: NeX GEn," the second installment in their four-part "Post Human" series. The album marks a return to the band's emo and hardcore roots, drawing inspiration from bands like Linkin Park and Glassjaw.

 

"Unhinged" Exploration with No Limits

Oli Sykes, Bring Me The Horizon's frontman, has described the upcoming album as "unhinged" and devoid of creative restrictions.  He expressed a desire to recapture the band's early, unpolished energy, stating, "There's no, 'That song could be played on the radio if we don't scream.'"

 

A Deep Dive into Addiction and Societal Issues

While the album promises raw energy, it will also goes into deeper themes. Sykes has revealed that the first song is reminiscent of an AA meeting, where participants share their burdens and find support. Addiction and societal issues are issues that arae touched upon throughout the album, with "dark shit" balanced by "ups and downs, revelations and epiphanies."

 

Sykes' Personal Struggles Shape the Narrative

The frontman has openly discussed his own struggles with addiction, which relapsed during the pandemic.  He aims to weave personal experiences into a broader commentary,  encouraging open communication about mental health issues.

 

More Than Just Music: An Immersive Live Experience

Bring Me The Horizon are known for their ambitious live shows, and the "NeX GEn" tour promises to be no exception.  Fans can expect a continuation of the band's sci-fi rock opera narrative,  introduced at their Download Festival headline performance.

 

Looking Forward, Not Back: Art Over Charts

Despite initial plans for a four-EP release, "NeX GEn" will be a full-length album. However, Sykes assures fans that they will still get all four parts of the "Post Human" series, focusing on artistic freedom over commercial success.

 

Taking the Stage After Metal Titans

The tour comes after Bring Me The Horizon's triumphant Download Festival headline performance alongside Metallica and Slipknot.  Sykes acknowledges the significance of this achievement for a post-2000 rock band and expresses the band's determination to prove themselves worthy.

 

Bring Me The Horizon's "NeX GEn" tour promises to be a powerful and thought-provoking experience which will showcase the band's musical evolution and unflinching exploration of personal and societal struggles.

 

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