New Years Day releases ‘Disgust Me’ music video

Hard rock band New Years Day has released an ominous music video for its single “Disgust Me” today via Red Music. In the dark coming-of-age visual narrative, an all-red haired Ash Costello is summoned to an abandoned house, where she meets her alter ego, a gothic goddess who conjures the collide of both worlds.

“‘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, 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 tourmate 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. 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 – 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 AuditoriumDec 1 – Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Cente
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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