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Alabama hardcore quartet GIDEON have released their gripping new single 'SLEEP'. The track is the third taste of their fifth full-length Out of Control, which is due for release on 11th October 2019 via Rude Records/Equal Vision Records.

Premiered via Metal Hammer, check out 'SLEEP' here: https://youtu.be/h-VT7AIV-iA

'SLEEP' serves as a harsh retort to those that aim to limit the band by pinning them to one scene or defining their personal belief system. It skilfully combines their catchy blend of nu-metal influences with southern metalcore flare, resulting in a track that undoubtedly proves GIDEON are not interested in catering to anyone’s expectations with the release of Out of Control.

Pre-order Out Of Control here: https://gideon.lnk.to/outofcontrol

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

Dates:

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

*plus Knocked LooseMalevolenceJustice 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. 
 
For more information:
http://gideonal.com/
https://www.facebook.com/GideonAL/
https://twitter.com/GideonAL
https://www.instagram.com/GideonAL/

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