“I’m not afraid anymore, nothing can stop me from being my true self”
Machine Gun Kelly has teased details about the upcoming album Born with Horns, revealing that it is “more guitar-heavy” and lyrically “deeper”.
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News of MGK’s fifth studio album was unveiled in August, when the rapper/rocker shared a video of himself and the album’s executive producer, Travis Barker, on Instagram, both showing off new tattoos of the LP’s title.
The new album follows last year’s ‘Ticket to My Downfall’ which made Kelz his first Billboard number one album and marked his transition from rapper to rocker.
Speaking in a new interview, the Cleveland musician (real name Colson Baker) teased the upcoming album and explained how it would contrast with the pop-punk sounds of his most recent releases.
“It definitely sounds more guitar-heavy, lyrically it’s definitely darker – but I never like to do something like that,” Kelly said. Sunday Today Willie Geist. with (Via Board) “Every album is an addition to the last album. So I went and studied ‘Tickets’, and I listened to the loud noises I heard, and I just turned off the lights for this album.”
He continued: “I fear no more, no one can stop me from being my true self – and my true self cannot be silenced, nor stopped. It is a force, it is a storm. It’s like. It can’t be stopped, it goes on until it feels like stopping, and I don’t feel like I’ll stop anytime soon.”
‘Papercuts’, the lead single from ‘Born with Horns’, was shared in August along with a video directed by Cole Bennett, which features Barker playing drums and Kelz sporting a shaved head. You can watch the video here.
Meanwhile, Seather’s Sean Morgan has shared his thoughts on fans booing Machine Gun Kelly at last month’s Louder Than Life festival.
The rapper-turned-rocker made headlines at the Louisville, Kentucky festival on September 25, and footage of the metal-leaning event revealed that not everyone was happy with his top billing, with some crowds pounding him with his middle finger in the midst of an ongoing feud. Showing and shouted. Slipknot’s Corey Taylor.
During the set of Seether in Louder Than Life, Morgan congratulated the audience on her reaction and has since elaborated on why she did it in an interview. loudwire nights.