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New Years Day Release a Music Video for “Disgust Me”

Hard rock band New Years Day released an ominous music video for their single “Disgust Me” today via RED MUSIC, which premiered exclusively with Heavy Consequence. In the dark coming-of-age visual narrative, an all-red haired Ash Costellois summoned to an abandoned house where she meets her alter ego, a gothic goddess who conjures the collide of both worlds. Watch “Disgust Me” here.

‘Disgust Me’ is about seeing the side of someone that they tend to hide. Whether it be because they have deemed it undesirable or unattractive for whatever reason or out of fear of being judged as less than because of the dark sides they possess. ‘Disgust Me’ is asking the listener to not be afraid to show these parts because it just may bring you relief instead of sorrow,” Costello told Heavy Consequence. “I am asked a lot why I decided to dye my hair half red and half black, so I saw the ‘Disgust Me’ music video as an opportunity to give that a story of its own. The all-black-haired girl calling upon the dark spirits to show themselves, and the all-red-haired girl who’s been lost alone in the wilderness, coming together to make one whole person. To me it felt symbolic, like the two sides of me can both shine, the light and the dark.

“Disgust Me” is the first song on New Years Day’s most-recent EP, Diary of a Creep, released in January 2018 and is accompanied by five cover songs. The six-song EP follows the tradition of landmark releases like Garage Days by Metallica by paying tribute to the artists who shaped the band. New Years Day offers renditions of Garbage’s “Only Happy When It Rains,” New Order’s “Bizarre Love Triangle,” No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak” and more. The Orange County-based band performed “Only Happy When It Rains” alongside current tour mate Lzzy Hale at the 2017 Alternative Press Music Awards.

The release of the “Disgust Me” music video coincides with the start of the second leg of New Years Day’s tour with Halestorm and In This Moment today. The all-female-fronted U.S. tour kicked off in May and will hit 35 additional cities through the end of the year. Visit NYDrock.com for tickets. New Years Day has previously toured with Escape the Fate, Hellyeah and Attila in addition to headlining multiple North American tours, including the 2017 Vans Warped Tour. A list of upcoming performances is below:

NEW YEARS DAY – 2018 SHOW DATES

Jul 27 – Kansas City, Mo @ Silverstein Eye Centers Arena

Jul 29 – Toledo, OH @ Centennial Terrace

Jul 31 – Baltimore, MD @ UMBC Event Center

Aug 1 – Lancaster, PA @ Chameleon Club **

Aug 2 – Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

Aug 3 – Albany, NY @ The Albany Capital Center at Times Union

Aug 4 – Portland, ME @ Maine State Pier

Aug 6 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony

Aug 7 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live!

Aug 9 – Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theater

Aug 10 – Council Bluffs, IA @ Stir Clove

Aug 11 – Sturgis, SD @ Iron Horse Saloon

Aug 13 – Billings, MT @ Shrine Auditorium *

Aug 14 – Missoula, MT @ Big Sky Brewing Company Amphitheater

Aug 16 – Spokane, WA @ Star Theater at Spokane Arena

Aug 17 – Seattle, WA @ CenturyLink Field

Aug 18 – Eugene, OR @ The Cuthbert Amphitheater

Aug 20 – Central Point, OR @ Bi-Mart Amphitheater

Aug 21 – Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Aug 23 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield

Aug 24 – Valley Center, CA @ Harrah’s Resort SoCal Events Center

Nov 16 – Norfolk, VA @ Constant Convocation Center

Nov 17 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion

Nov 20 – Indianapolis, IN @ Old National Events Plaza

Nov 21 – Fort Wayne, IN @ Allen County Expo Center

Nov 23 – Syracuse, NY @ Convention Center

Nov 24 – New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom

Nov 26 – Cleveland, OH @ Cleve Masonic Auditorium

Dec 1 – Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center

Dec 2 – Park City, KS @ Hartman Arena

Dec 4 – Springfield, MO @ Shrine Mosque

Dec 5 – Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena

Dec 7 – Hammond, IN @ Horseshoe Casino

Dec 8 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Armory

Dec 11 – San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theater

Dec 12 – Dallas, TX – South Side Ballroom

Dec 14 – Orlando, FL @ Amway Arena

Dec 16 – Saint Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theater

All dates with Halestorm and In This Moment except:

* with In This Moment only

** New Years Day only

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