May 042019
 

Of Mice & Men has released the official music video for a new song called ‘Mushroom Cloud’. Check it out below.

Commented singer/bassist Aaron Pauley: “I was pretty young when I became aware of the danger of spending too much time in my own head. My mind has never been a safe place for me to retreat to, and it’s something I have to consciously deal with on a daily basis. ‘Mushroom Cloud’ is our visceral representation of how it feels to be trapped, how it feels to be cut down by your own inner voice, how it feels to have nowhere to hide, and how it feels to be someone with a mind that’s as dangerous to themselves as the aftermath of an atomic weapon.”

Of Mice & Men has been in the studio working on new material with producer Josh Wilbur. Continue reading »

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.” Continue reading »

Feb 142019
 

Of Mice & Men have released a brand new song!

Titled ‘How To Survive’, is the brand new song from the band and is the first taste of new music from the Southern California quartet since last year’s “Defy”.

Speaking about the new song, singer and bassist Aaron Pauley says, “How to Survive is an anthem for those who have been the receiving end of unmerited and targeted hatred and abuse. 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. Continue reading »

Nov 062018
 

Of Mice & Men has entered the studio with producer Josh Wilbur (Trivium, Lamb of God, Gojira) to begin recording the follow-up to this year’s “Defy” album.

“We’re super pumped to be in the studio with Josh, as we’re all big fans of his production and mix discography,” said singer and bassist Aaron Pauley.

“When we decided to go heavier with this album, Josh‘s was one of the first names to pop up — and I can tell you, we’re a little over halfway done and it’s sounding huge and heavy, heavenly and absolutely demonic — all rolled into one.” Continue reading »

Nov 052018
 

Musician Austin Carlile lost his mom during his junior year of high school. It was a sudden and unexpected loss that left him ravaged by grief and anger. A few years later, music came into Austin’s life and he gave himself fully to the pursuit of it – starting a band, Of Mice and Men, writing songs, recording a record, and going on tour.

“I saw [music] as my new God…I could yell into a mic and get all of that rage and that hate out.”

The doctors that treated Austin’s mom discovered that her death was the result of a rare genetic condition called Marfan Syndrome which affects the body’s connective tissue, and can cause a variety of painful and serious complications. A DNA test revealed that Austin has the same condition. Continue reading »