Hollywood Undead to Release Lucky Album ‘Five’
For Hollywood Undead, the number five holds a deep significance. Humans have five senses, five points adorn a star, five represents man in theology. For the five members, the number perfectly encapsulates their fifth full-length offering -- FIVE.
“We’re five brothers, and this is our fifth record,” outlines vocalist Johnny 3 Tears. “Nothing gets to the essence of the music like this number does. Numerology has a lot of power. When we said Five, it just made sense. The fact that we could all agree on one word codifies who we are. It also nods back to ‘No. 5’ from our first album, because it was our fifth song. Moreover, it hints at this secret society of fans supporting us for the past decade. The number is significant, and this is a significant moment for us.”
Infused with raw rap-like vocals and head banging riffs, the first single/video from their forthcoming album is “California Dreaming.” Check out the newly minted video above.
"It dissects both sides of California," guitarist J-Dog reveals. "You’ve got the glitz, glamour, sun, and surf. Then, you’ve got the super f--ked side of people not being able to afford rent, celebrities being a--holes, and that fake façade. We wanted to do a heavy song with a Red Hot Chili Peppers-esque chorus. It’s an old school vibe explored in a new way."
The disc is due Oct. 27 and can be pre-ordered at this location.
Hollywood Undead have launched a North American tour in support of the new disc, which begins with a festival date at the end of September and includes a few dates in Canada. For tour dates, see below.
Hollywood Undead, Five Album Artwork
Hollywood Undead 2017 North American Tour Dates
Sept. 30 -- Louisville, Ky. @ Louder Than Life Festival
Oct. 1 -- Atlanta, Ga. @ Masquerade
Oct. 2 -- Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. @ Culture Room
Oct. 3 -- Orlando, Fla. @ The Plaza Live
Oct. 5 -- Tampa, Fla @ State Theater
Oct. 6 -- Jacksonville, Fla. @ Mavericks Live
Oct. 7 -- Norfolk, Va. @ The Norva
Oct. 9 -- Charlotte, N.C. @ The Underground
Oct. 10 Pittsburgh, Pa. @ Stage AE
Oct. 11 -- Joliet, Ill. @ The Forge (950)
Oct. 13 -- Cedar Rapids, Iowa @ Club Five at US Cellular Ctr.
Oct. 14 -- Madison, Wis. @ Majestic Theatre
Oct. 15 -- Sioux Falls, S.D. @ The District
Oct. 16 -- Des Moines, Iowa @ Wooly’s
Oct. 18 -- Colorado Springs, Col. @ The Black Sheep
Oct. 20 -- Spokane, Wash. @ Knitting Factory
Oct. 21 -- Boise, Idaho @ Knitting Factory
Oct. 22 -- Sacramento, Calif. @ Monster Energy Aftershock
Oct. 23 Santa Cruz, Calif. @ The Catalyst
Oct. 26 -- Hollywood, Calif. @ The Roxy Theatre
Oct. 27 -- Las Vegas, Nevada @ The Pearl At The Palms
Oct. 28 -- Salt Lake City, Utah @ In The Venue
Oct. 30 -- Portland, Ore. @ Roseland Theater
Oct. 31 -- Seattle, Wash. @ Showbox Sodo
Nov. 2 -- Vancouver, British Columbia @ Commodore Ballroom*
Nov. 4 -- Calgary, Alberta @ Macewan Hall*
Nov. 5 -- Edmonton, Alberta @ Shaw Conference Centre*
Nov. 7 -- Winnipeg, Manitoba @ Burton Cummings Theatre*
Nov. 8 -- Fargo, N.D. @ Sanctuary Events Center
Nov. 10 -- Omaha, Neb. @ Sokol Auditorium
Nov. 14 -- Milwaukee, Wis. @ The Rave
Nov. 15 -- Grand Rapids, Mich. @ 20 Monroe Live
Nov. 17 -- Rochester, N.Y. @ Anthology
Nov. 18 -- Portland, Maine @ Aura
Nov. 19 -- Albany, N.Y. @ Upstate Concert Hall
Nov. 21 – Stroudsburg, Penn. @ Shreman Theater
Nov. 22 -- Worcester, Mass. @ The Palladium
Nov. 24 -- Sayreville, N.J. @ Starland Balloom
Nov. 25 -- Lancaster, Penn. @ Freedom Hall
Nov. 26 -- Baltimore, Md. @ Rams Head Live!
Nov. 28 -- Knoxville, Tenn. @ The Mill And Mine
Nov. 29 -- Memphis, Tenn. @ The New Daisy Theatre
Dec. 1 -- St. Louis. Mo. @ Delmar Hall
Dec. 2 -- Kansas City, Mo. @ The Truman
Dec. 3 --Oklahoma, Okla. @ Diamond Ballroom
Dec. 5 -- Lubbock, Texas @ Lonestar Pavilion
Dec. 6 -- Albuquerque, N.M. @ Sunshine Theater
Dec. 7 -- Tucson, Ariz. @ Club X’s
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