NewsMay 2, 2024 12:51 PM ET2,235 views

Escuela Grind release music video for new single "Always Watching You"

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New England extreme metal outfit, Escuela Grind, has dropped a new single and music video along with it. The single "Always Watching You" was recorded during the band's time with Kurt Ballou at his studio in Massachusetts while recording the group's as of now unnamed new album, set for release MNRK Heavy later this year.

Vocalist Katerina Economou shared the following:

Most of "Always Watching You" was written in a practice space by Jesse and Krissy, and refined during soundchecks we had over the year. I've had this desire to write a song where I could portray the obsessive-stalker-girl archetype through lyrics for a while. Although not physically threatening, it's really interesting that society is so terrified of this stereotype. In "Always Watching You", I wanted this fantastical, Nightmare on Elm Street-style imagery that was rooted in the gore and horror of death metal. Themes of parasocial relationships, anxieties from social media, and an omnipresent algorithm are strongly observed in this song and throughout the entire album.

 

 

 

05/03 Dresden, DE @ Music Match (Escuela Grind only)
05/04 Berlin, DE @ Reset
05/05 Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang
05/06 Kassel, DE @ Goldgrube
05/07 Stuttgart, DE @ JuHa West
05/08 Bochum, DE @ Die Trompete
05/09 Alkmaar, NL @ Hemelvaartse Herrie
05/10 London, UK @ The Black Heart (as part of Incineration Festival)
05/11 Manchester, UK @ 0161 Festival
05/12 Plymouth, UK @ The Junction
05/13 Newcastle, UK @ The Head of Steam
05/14 Nottingham, UK @ Ye Olde Salutation Inn
05/15 Glasgow, UK @ Audio Glasgow
05/16 Birmingham, UK @ The Devil's Dog
05/18 Ypres, Belgium @ Vort'n Vis

 

06/21 Lubeck, DE @ Treibsand
06/22 Copenhagen, DN @ Copenhell
06/25 Koln, DE @ Sonic Ballroom
06/27 Mannheim, DE @ 7er Club
06/28 Hauteville, SW @ Abyss Festival
06/29 Hamburg, DE @ Not A Phase Festival
07/02 St. Etienne, FR @ Clermont Ferrand
07/03 Saint-Jean-de-Vegas, FR @ Secret Place
07/04 Barcelona, ES @ Sala Razzmatazz
07/05 Madrid, ES @ The Basement Club
07/06 Porto, PT @ Barracuda Rock Club
07/07 Portugalete, ES @ Groove Estudios Y Ensayos
07/10 Karlsruhe, DE @ TBA
07/11 Neukirchen-Vluyn, DE @ Dong Open Air
07/12 Munchen, DE @ Kulturzentrum Backstage
07/13 Velenje, SI @ Vratolom Open Air
07/14 Bratislava, SI @ TBA
07/23 Eindhoven, NL @ Dynamo
07/30 Lindau, DE @ Club Vaudeville
08/01 Leipzig, DE @ Soltmann
08/02 Berlin, DE @ Resist To Exist Festival
08/03 Granichen, CH @ Open Air Granichen
08/04 Saint-Maurice-de-Gourdans, FR @ Sylak Open Air
08/08 Jaromer, CZ @ Brutal Assault
08/09 Dortmund, DE @ FZW
08/10 Vinelz, CH @ Openair Am Bierlersee
08/13 Copenhagen, DN @ Stengade
08/14 Hannover, DE @ Bei Chez Heinz
08/17 Moderna, IT @ Pignoletto Fest
08/24 Malmo, SE @ Malmo Massacre




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