pop singer Demi Lovato posted a video of her signing copies of her upcoming album, “Saint Fvck”while wearing a Voivode T-shirt.
Voivode drummer Michel “Away” Langevin share Half‘s video and he wrote in an accompanying message: “Demi Lovato with her VOIVOD shirt!”
Last week, during an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, Lovato talked about his experience of going to see a Norwegian symphonic black metal band DARK CITIES a decade and a half ago.
“There was this group called DARK CITIES“, she said. “And I went to their show [in 2007]. They were like a Norwegian black metal band or something. And I was at the show, and I happened to be in the middle, where the mosh pit is. But everyone – they were grown men, and I was this 14-year-old girl. So I had to climb to get out and surf the front of the stage. And I lost my shoe. It was a nice moment.”
Half previously discussed have a look DARK CITIES two years ago in an interview with the “Ride or Cry” podcast. She said, “I was in the middle of the crowd. In the middle of the mosh [pit], Actually. I was only 14 and a very small thing. I was in the middle of the mosh and there were these grown men headbanging. But then I got claustrophobic and a bit scared, so I surfed to the front.”
She added, “I loved moshing because you could just take out your aggression and nobody cares.”
In a 2008 MTV interview, Lovato appointed LAMB OF GOD, WORK FOR A COWBOY, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS and DARK CITIES like some of his favorite bands.
“It’s so different from everything else” Lovato said of his love of metal. “You have vocals that I can’t do, the double bass, the amazing guitar solos…every part of the band does harder things than your average rock band. I listen to those bands and wish I could do all of that , but I can not.”
Lovato is set to hit the road in support of her eighth studio album, “Saint Fvck”which will be released on August 19 via Island Records. The first single from the LP, “The Skin of My Teeth”was made available last month.
The sequel to last year’s “Dancing with the Devil… The Art of Starting Over”, “Saint Fvck” would be a departure from Lovatothe typical pop aesthetic of and features a more punk-rock sound.
Lovato implied that “Saint Fvck” would usher in a new era for her after posting a photo in January with the caption “A funeral for my pop music.” She said later rolling stone that fans can expect to hear “heaviness” in his new sound.
“It’s a new era reminiscent of my first era,” she said. “I’m constantly evolving, constantly evolving. I’d love to put the rest of my music behind me and start fresh in this new era for this next album, but I do that every album cycle.”
LovatoThe current touring group includes former ALICE COOPER guitarist Nita Strauss.
Nita made his live debut with Half with a performance of Lovatois the new single, “Substance” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”.