BRAZILIAN BAND TO RELEASE SECOND FULL LENGTH ALBUM VIA BMG THIS YEAR
Ego Kill Talent — Jonathan Dörr [vocals], Jean Dolabella [drums, guitar], Raphael Miranda [drums, bass], Niper Boaventura [guitar, bass], and Theo Van Der Loo [bass, guitar] — have shared the video for the new song “Lifeporn.” Watch it here.
“‘Lifeporn’ is about the vicarious relationship that most of us have with social media,” says Dörr. “We’re literally swallowed by this ‘wonder world’ of digital profiles, where everybody is ‘rich, perfect and happy.’ It’s like the two sides of a coin. There are two different perspectives but the value is the same: a way to escape from reality. I really like this song because it has a cool time-signature on drums and also on the guitar riff, with some Brazilian spice, you know? It definitely is a good song to headbang to!”
The São Paulo, Brazil quintet has already made friends rock luminaries and has built up a beyond impressive touring history, having shared stages with genre behemoths like Queens of the Stone Age, System of a Down, Shinedown, and more. Four of the band members are known to quickly trade instruments amongst themselves within their set and while playing, making for a thrilling spectacle of a performance.
Ultimately, Ego Kill Talent unite heavy music integrity and pop ambition, universal appeal and South American flavor, and tight songcraft and instrumental fluidity. Streamed over 20 million times as of 2020, awarded a coveted 5K! rating by international tastemaker KERRANG!, and handpicked as an opener for Foo Fighters, the band achieves a seamless balance on their second full-length record, which will be released via BMG this year.
The band previously shared their latest single “NOW!.” Listen here.
Ego Kill Talent formed back in 2014. A year later, they caught local radio play for the debut single “Sublimated” and landed on the bill for Lollapalooza Brazil. The track ignited streaming platforms worldwide and held a spot in the Top 5 of Spotify’s Viral Top 50 in the UK, France, and Portugal as well as in Brazil. Their self-titled 2017 full-length debut made waves around the globe as they supported System of a Down and Within Temptation in Europe and graced the stages of Download Paris (which scored the perfect KERRANG! review), Rock in Rio, Santiago Gets Louder, Rock Am Ring, Rock Im Park, Graspop Metal Meeting, Download Madrid, Nova Rock, and more. Due to overwhelming support, they won a 2018 Foo Fighters fan club poll and ended up supporting the rock icons and Queens of the Stone Age at five stadium shows across Brazil.
Tour dates will be announced soon.
Ego Kill Talent are booked worldwide by William Morris Endeavor and are managed by C3.