Brann Dailor, one of the leaders of prog metal masters Mastodon has shared his first-ever solo song. Released in conjunction with DC Comics to celebrate the release of Dark Days: The Road To Metal. It’s available now in comic book shops and in bookstores and digitally on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. This also marks Dailor’s first collaboration with DC Comics. Hear the track right now!
“Super stoked to be part of this amazing musical collaboration, always been a fan of anything Batman related and DC Comics as a whole, so the chance to be connected to that universe is a dream come true.”
Dark Days: The Road To Metal is written and illustrated by a rockstar including Scott Snyder and James Tynion Iv and Sensational Artists Jim Lee, and y Kubert, and John Romita Jr, Leading Directly Into Dc’s Blockbuster Event Dark Nights: Metal, This Is An Epic Story That Spans Generations, Featuring Metal Prequel Stories Dark Days: The Forge and Dark Days: The Casting, As Well As Classic Dc Tales That Built The Foundations Of Metal – Final Crisis Issues #6 and #7, The Return Of Bruce Wayne #1, Plus Issues #38 and #39 Of Batman From Dc’s “New 52” Era, Nightwing #17 (from The Current Series) and More!
Produced by GRAMMY® Award-winning icon Mike Elizondo (Eminem, Twenty-One Pilots, The Regrettes) and film composer and former Marilyn Manson guitarist Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 & 2, Deadpool), “Red Death” spotlights Dailor’s instantly recognizable vocals and intriguing delivery as he paints a musical portrait of one of the nightmare Batmen from the Dark Multiverse of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, a twisted, malevolent amalgamation of DC heroes Batman and The Flash.
“Red Death” features Bates on guitar with Elizondo on bass and Gil Sharone (Marilyn Manson, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer) behind the drum kit. Its dark lyrics remain befitting of the graphic novel’s themes. “Red Death” showcases yet another facet of one of rock music’s most prolific forces.