Ded has released a new horror-themed video for its third single, “Hate Me,” and to celebrate, the single is on sale everywhere for just 69 cents.
The clip finds the band playing inside a spooky-looking house with a bit of a supernatural vibe going on as it delivers its energetic performance of the track.
“What’s up world!” said vocalist Joe Cotela. “We’ve just released the video for our new single ‘Hate Me.’ This song is all about self-empowerment. It’s about following your gut and being who you know you truly are, without being influenced by all of the bullshit around you. It’s about not succumbing to negative energy from negative people.
“There are people that do nothing with their lives, but talk shit about someone who is on their grind. You can hate my hustle all day, but you will not stop it. This isn’t a song for boneheads that think it’s cool to be an asshole. It’s about doing something positive for yourself and going hard in your life in the face of adversity. I firmly believe that the power of the mind is infinite and with the right focus and determination, anything and everything is within your reach.”
Cotela said the band shot the video with director Shan Dan Horan, who previously worked with DevilDriver, Exodus, Buckcherry and more. In addition, fans can look for a guest turn from SiriusXM host Jose Mangin, who makes a cameo in the video. Cotela also credits Oliver Porter and Oddities by Oliver for their use of real human skulls and taxidermy items, which help give the clip that special, extra creepy feel.
“It was rad to switch up directors for our third video to try something new. Filming the whole thing with new and longtime friends in our home state of Arizona was killer,” Cotela said. “We hope you guys enjoy this bad boy.”
2017 was a breakout year for Tempe, Arizona-based Ded. In addition to being named SiriusXM Octane’s Artist Discovery of the Year, Ded’s debut album “Mis-An-thrope,” bowed at number one on the Billboard Alternative New Artists album chart. Ded made an appearance at the Alternative Press Awards and received accolades from Amazon Music, Google Play Music, Metal Nation and more. The band played more than 100 dates, including every major U.S. rock festival, and toured with Korn, Stone Sour and Pop Evil,.
Ded has kicked off 2018 to support “Hate Me” by touring with In This Moment, New Years Day and P.O.D. The band also had two feature performances on the just completed Shiprocked Cruise and will play the Las Rageous Festival in April.
In This Moment/New Years Day/P.O.D. tour dates:
1/30/18 – Music Farm Columbia – Columbia, SC
1/31/18 – The Orange Peel – Ashville, NC
2/1/18 – The Tarheel – Jacksonville, NC
2/2/18 – Express Live! – Columbus, OH
2/3/18 – The Louisville Palace Theater – Lousiville, KY
2/6/18 – Victory Theatre – Evansville, IN
2/7/18 – The Fillmore – Detroit, MI
2/8/18 – Madison Live! – Covington, KY
2/9/18 – House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
2/10/18 – Rapids Theatre – Niagara Falls, NY
2/12/18 – London Music Hall – London, Ontario Canada
2/14 – RocHaus – Dundee, IL
2/15 – The Castle Theatre – Bloomington, IL
2/16 – Route 20 – Sturtevant, WI
2/17/18 – Harrah’s Kansas City/VooDoo Lounge – North Kansas City, MO
2/18/18 – Palace Theatre – St. Paul, MN
Tour dates with P.O.D.:
2/20/18 – The Ruins Bar and Grill w/P.O.D. – Oklahoma City, OK
2/21 – 2/23 – Proof Bar w/P.O.D. – Houston, TX
2/24 – Canton Hall w/P.O.D. – Dallas, TX
2/25 – Jake’s Back Room w/P.O.D. – Lubbock, TX
4/20 – Las Rageous Festival – Las Vegas, NV
Connect with Ded:
Official Website: https://www.dedband.com
iTunes : https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mis-an-thrope/id1238486219?app=itunes&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Smart URL to all streaming/sales outlets: http://smarturl.it/misanthrope
Bands In Town: http://www.bandsintown.com/DED
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