OF MICE & MEN. INSTINCTS.
Through disaster & decay. Survive to fight another day.
After revealing their fifth album in studio the indestructible metalcore outfit from Costa Mesa, California present a new video release for track INSTINCTS, off brand album DEFY out last January 19th, 2018 via Rise Records. We are talking about OF MICE & MEN metalcore legends.
Video for Instincts has been highly anticipated and finally released under the direction of Ben Anderson and is following up other three video release off DEFY album produced for tracks Back To Me, Unbreakable and Warzone. Video is a live session supporting fully the heaviness and fierceness of the song itself.
Instincts is a killer track and spills over with top notch heaviness by Of Mice & Men who are back to their original sound with their new record. This is a banger song colliding with senses diluting melody at the same time. Opening with pummelling blast beats, the track shows off a colossal talent by Valentino Arteaga.
The fast pounding drums pattern is joined by some razor-sharp guitar work, spanning over the first minutes and melting itself into a sound elixir on a glorious solo at the third minute mark. Drums and guitars are very central elements in this powerhouse track by of Mice & Men fully supported by thick bass lines. A few words on vocals, to praise such an iconic singer, Aaron Pauley taking over after singer at harsh vocals Austin Carlile left the band in 2016. A very unique vocal timbre in fluid transition between clean and clear vocals and mid range growls. The wise combination clean-harsh vocals is one of this singer’s most precious virtues.
Heaviness is still a distinctive trademark for Of Mice & Men. It’s not spared nor excluded in Instincts, also wickedly merged with melodic flair.
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