GIDEON reveal new single ‘BITE DOWN’

Written by on 9th September 2019

GIDEON reveal new single ‘BITE DOWN’

New album Out Of Control due for release 11th October 2019 via Rude Records/Equal Vision Records


Alabama hardcore quartet GIDEON have released their new single ‘BITE DOWN‘. The track is the second single and album closer of their fifth full-length Out of Control, which is due for release on 11th October 2019 via Rude Records/Equal Vision Records.

Check out ‘BITE DOWN‘ here:

Following the release of their critically-acclaimed and fan-beloved lead single, ‘TAKE ME‘, ‘BITE DOWN‘ shows just how heavy GIDEON will be taking things across the twelve tracks offered up on their upcoming album. This latest track doesn’t just overwhelm the listener with heaviness, it also mixes all of the new influences that fans can expect to hear throughout Out Of Control, mixed tightly with their no-holds-barred attitude.

Pre-order Out Of Control here:

GIDEON will return to the UK and Europe later this year with Stray From The Path, The Devil Wears Prada and Loathe.

02/12/2019 – Birmingham, UK @ Asylum
03/12/2019 – Bristol, UK @ SWX (SOLD OUT)*
04/12/2019 – Glasgow, UK @ G2
05/12/2019- Manchester, UK @ Rebellion
06/12/2019 – London, UK @ Islington Academy
07/12/2019 – Southampton, UK @ The Loft (SOLD OUT)
08/12/2019 – Paris, FR @ La Maroquinerie
09/12/2019 – Lyon, FR @ Ninkasi Kao
10/12/2019 – Zürich, CH @ Dynamo
11/12/2019 – Eindhoven, NL @ Dynamo
12/12/2019 – Antwerp, BE @ Zappa
13/12/2019 – Köln, DE @ Club Volta
14/12/2019 – Herford, DE @ Krampus Fest
15/12/2019 – Karlsruhe, DE @ Knockdown Festival
16/12/2019 – München, DE @ Backstage
17/12/2019 – Budapest, HU @ Dürer Kert
18/12/2019 – Wien, AT @ Flex
19/12/2019 – Nürnberg, DE @ Z-Bau
20/12/2019 – Leipzig, DE @ Conne Island
21/12/2019 – Prague, CZ @ Meet Factory
22/12/2019 – Hamburg, DE @ Logo

*w/ Knocked Loose, Malevolence, Justice For The Damned & Renounced

From a very early age, most of us are molded by the traditions of our upbringing. While there are undeniable benefits to tradition, often the fear of bucking against the expectations they create prevent us from pursuing our personal truth. Growing up in the deep south, the members of GIDEON spent years letting these mental fences dictate their creative direction. On their aptly titled fifth full-length album, Out of Control, the band is no longer allowing themselves to be put in a box, sonically or topically, to fit what is expected of them. Enhanced by its eclectic array of musical influences, including a heavy dose of 90s and 00s nu metal, clear inflections of outlaw country, and hip hop, Out of Control is a powerful statement of who the members of GIDEON really are and where they come from.

The members of GIDEON – Daniel McWhorter (Vocals), Tyler Riley (Guitar), Jake Smelley (Drums) and Caleb DeRusha (Bass) – have encountered a myriad of cultures while touring the world in support of their music. These opportunities led to the realisation that open-mindedness and acceptance are important aspects of developing your own perspective. As a result, they’ve grown away from their roots as a ‘Christian Metalcore’ band and through their last three records this transition becomes apparent. On 2014’s Calloused the band offered glimpses into their internal struggle with being a ‘Christian’ band. By the release of Cold in 2017, they emerged more bitter and aggressive; defiant in the face of expectations. Finally, Out of Control finds the band breaking free of all previous restraints as they craft a diverse record unlike anything they’ve ever released.

Out Of Control tracklisting:

1. welcome to S town
4. 2 CLOSE ft Drew York
11. out of control

Photo Credit: Alex Bemis

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