Grammy Award-nominated band and activists Fever 333 and singer-songwriter-activist Grandson have contributed covers of two Linkin Park classics to a new double A-side “Spotify Singles” recording. These recordings mark the first time the “Spotify Singles” program has dove into the catalog to celebrate a classic album: the 20th anniversary of Linkin Park’s diamond-selling debut album “Hybrid Theory.”
Jason Aalon-Butler of Fever 333 said: “I will never forget that overcast morning in Los Angeles walking from my locker in the F building down the now infamous 11 stair handrail at Westchester High (now of numerous skate vids fame) toward the bungalows that housed my algebra 2 education and being stopped by my only website building homie to tell me of this ‘awesome new band he found called Linkin Park.’ ‘In the End’ was the song that made me believe that rap and rock still belonged together. I studied their tasteful marriage of the two styles from that moment on and created my own music with that in mind. I wish I could tell my 14-year-old self that one day I’d receive a DM from Mike Shinoda about him liking my music. I wish even more that I could tell my younger self he’d offer to share his talents and energy with me to make more music. I don’t think 14-year-old me would believe it, though. 35-year-old me still doesn’t.”
Fever 333 just released its new EP, “Wrong Generation,” via Roadrunner Records/333 Wreckords Crew and is in the midst of its “Worldwide D333monstrations for the Wrong Generation” livestream tour. Tickets for the remaining dates are available HERE.
Grandson is set release his full-length debut, “Death of an Optimist,” on Dec. 4, 2020, through Fueled By Ramen. The forthcoming album includes recent singles “Identity,” “Riptide,” (co-produced by Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda) and “Dirty,” which is climbing the Alternative Radio chart.