21st century hard rock leaders Of Mice & Men—vocalist/bassist Aaron Pauley, guitarist Alan Ashby, drummer Valentino Arteaga, and guitarist Phil Manansala—
will release their new album Defy, on January 19, 2018.
The band have just released the second single (and title track) from their new album
Earlier this year, Of Mice & Men teased the forthcoming album with the one-two punch of the singles “” and “
Those songs have clocked over 7 million Spotify streams and 5 million YouTube/VEVO views in six months. Loudwire described it as “soaring,” while Billboard, Alternative Press, and more featured the tracks.
Over the course of nearly a decade, Of Mice & Men have steadily risen to the top of the genre’s ranks, hitting No. 1 on Billboard’s Rock and Independent Charts and No. 4 on the genre-spanning Top 200.
The band has also racked up close to 5 million social media followers, along with a following so dedicated that it’s practically disciple-like in its fandom.
Through the years, they’ve shared stages with artists such as Metallica, Linkin Park, Slipknot, and Queens of the Stone Age, holding their own all the while winning over new fans with each performance.