Hugely engaging heavy rock crew We Are The Catalyst continue their surge with the release of their new video single, ‘One More Day’, to be released on 23rd June.
Formed in November of 2012, the Swedish outfit have been described as many things, from alternative metal and emotional rock, to electronic rock, or even pop metal. Members Cat Fey, Kenny Boufadene, Joni Kaartinen and Håkan Strind spent years together touring with their former band, One Without, providing the group a bedrock and steady foundation. Utilising their skills and experience garnered from their previous incarnation, the band hit the ground with real purpose and released their debut album, ‘Monuments’, in the autumn of 2014.
Released worldwide by Ferocity Records, it eclipsed all expectations; the record hit harder, soared higher, and cut deeper than anticipated. The band played their debut show the following March and the alt-metallers embarked on a ten-day tour of China. WATC were specially invited to perform at the prestigious Sound of the Xity in Beijing, also, they played some stand-alone shows, including a set at China’s biggest music festival, Strawberry Festival, in Shanghai, where the band headlined the Planet Stage.
In June 2015, the four-piece won first prize in a competition organised by Metal Hammer, Bloodstock and the Dutch symphonic metal band Delain; the prize was to perform at Bloodstock Open Air, alongside bands such as Trivium, Sabaton, Within Temptation and more, as well as opening for Delain at their Birmingham show on their UK tour. This all coincided with WATC undertaking their first UK headline tour of thirteen shows throughout October and November. Due to the success of these dates, the four-piece returned to the UK for the third time that year, now headlining the second stage at the festival Planet Rockstock, sharing the stage with bands such as The Darkness, FM and Rival Sons.
With a growing and dedicated fan base in tow, the rising metal crew started work on their sophomore album last year. Entitled ‘Elevation’, the band released the record last September to much acclaim. The album marked a darker, heavier and more emotional direction while still maintaining WATC’s trademark melodically modern sound.
Having just surpassed one million plays on Spotify, with a new album in the works, and a new video single set to drop, We Are The Catalyst are without doubt set to grow and take the world by storm!
‘ONE MORE DAY’, THE NEW SINGLE FROM WE ARE THE CATALYST, WILL BE RELEASED ON JUNE 23.
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OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.wearethecatalystofficial.com