Mar 072019
 

‘How To Survive’, the new video from Of Mice & Men, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Zev Deans (Denzel CurryGhost).

Hinging on hard-hitting grooves and airtight riffing, the track snaps from visceral verses into an instantly chant-worthy growl of “In a world that teaches eye for an eye, I’ll show you how to survive!” It’s an instantly raw ‘n’ real, pit-stirring anthem.

‘How to Survive’ is an anthem for those who have been the receiving end of unmerited and targeted hatred and abuse,” said singer and bassist Aaron Pauley, offering a deeper insight into the impactful song. “It’s for the kid who was bullied, beat up, and ignored in school. It’s for the teenager who was told that they’ll never amount to anything and that their thoughts, feelings, and opinions don’t matter to the world. It’s for the person who has been told that they’re worthless, useless, or not good enough, time and time again. It’s for the person who’s repeatedly been targeted by those who only seek to tear others around them down.”

He further stated: “This song is for them. This song is for me. I am them, and I’m still standing. So, turn it up. Feel the rage. If you, too, are that person, you will know it well, and it will greet you like an old friend.”

Of Mice & Men spent much of the fall hunkered down in the studio working on new material with producer Josh Wilbur.

“How To Survive” is the first taste of new music from the Southern California quartet since last year’s much-praised “Defy” album.

Of Mice & Men is currently on tour with Nothi g More. The band will next hit the road with Beartooth in the spring and has just announced additional headline shows, which will take place throughout April and May.

“We’re so excited to be on the road, playing our songs live for our fans, all around the world,” said Pauley. “Having just recently completed our sixth album, we’re ready to reconnect with our fans face to face and are ready to go places we’ve never been before, delivering our brand of rock and metal to the masses.”

UPCOMING SHOWS

US

MAR 7 – Stage AE. Pittsburgh, PA, United States
MAR 8 – The Fillmore. Philadelphia, PA, United States
MAR 10 – Playstation Theater. New York, NY, United States
MAR 11 – Webster Theater. Hartford, CT, United States
MAR 12 – House Of Blues, Boston, MA, United States
MAR 13 – The Fillmore, Silver Spring, MD, United States
MAR 15 – The Fillmore, Charlotte, NC, United States
MAR 16 – Buckhead Theater, Atlanta, GA, United States
MAR 17 – The Ritz, Tampa, FL, United States
MAR 19 – The Fillmore, New Orleans, LA, United States
MAR 20 – House of Blues, Houston, TX, United States
MAR 22 – Southside Ballroom, Dallas, TX, United States
MAR 23 – Aztec Theatre, San Antonio, TX, United States
APR 8 – The Green Room, Flagstaff, AZ, United States
APR 9 – Mesa Theater, Grand Junction, CO, United States
APR 12 – The Foundry Concert Club, Lakewood, OH, United States
APR 13 – Lost Horizon, Syracuse, NY, United States
APR 15 – L’Impérial, Granby, Canada
APR 16 – The Bronson Centre, Ottawa, Canada
APR 17 – London Music Hall, London, Canada
APR 19 – Sanctuary Event Center, Fargo, ND, United States
APR 20 – Anthem at Hard Rock Casino, Sioux City, IA, United States
APR 21 – Cotillion, Wichita, KS, United States
APR 23 – Wooly’s, Des Moines, IA, United States
APR 24 – The Complex, Springfield, MO, United States
APR 25 – Minglewood, Memphis, TN, United States
APR 27 – So What, Houston, TX, United States
APR 30 – Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, TN, United States
MAY 1 – Iron City, Birmingham, AL, United States
MAY 3 – Capone’sJohnson City, TN, United States
MAY 4 – Vinyl Music Hall, Pensacola, FL, United States
MAY 6 – The Mill & Mine, Knoxville, TN, United States
MAY 8 – Mercury Ballroom, Louisville, KY, United States
MAY 9 – Chameleon ClubLancaster, PA, United States
MAY 10 – The Queen, Wilmington, DE, United States
MAY 12 – Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ, United States
MAY 13 – The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
MAY 14 – The Strand, Providence, RI, United States
MAY 15 – Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY, United States
MAY 17 – Fubar, St. Louis, MO, United States
MAY 18 – Diamond Ballroom, Oklahoma City, OK, United States
MAY 19 – Jake’s Sports Bar, Lubbock, TX, United States
JUL 18 – Rock Fest, Cadott, WI, United States
JUL 19 – Rock USA, Oshkosh, WI, United States

EUROPE

AUG 2 – Borgholm Brinner, Borgholm, Sweden
AUG 3 – Wacken, Schleswig-holstein, Germany
AUG 5 – ZetPeTe, Krakow, Poland
AUG 7 -Sziget Festival, Budapest, Hungary
AUG 8 – Brutal Assault Festival, Jaroměř, Czech Republic
AUG 9 – Open Flair Festival, Eschwege, Germany
AUG 10 – Alcatraz Festival, Kortrijk, Belgium
AUG 12 – Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht, Netherlands
AUG 13 – Dynamo, Eindhoven, Netherlands
AUG 15 – Summer Breeze Open Air, Wittelshofen, Germany
AUG 16 – Zeche Bochum, Bochum, Germany
AUG 17 – ELB RIOT, Hamburg, Germany
AUG 19 – Le Trabendo, Paris, France
AUG 21 – Garage, Saarbrucken, Germany
AUG 23 – Reload Festival, Sulingen, Germany
AUG 24 – Reading Festival, Reading, United Kingdom
AUG 25 – Leeds Festival, Leeds, United Kingdom
AUG 26 – The Underworld, London, United Kingdom

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