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The track is featured on a surprise digital EP of the same name, now available through Nuclear Blast Records. The EP also includes a brand new original song, Faded Remains, and two newly recorded acoustic versions of A Room With A View and Revelation Song.
“The Under Pressure EP is something I feel that we needed to release during these very frustrating times … These are very heavy times … And although it’s an all-acoustic EP, It’s heavy in a different sense of the word. And music is how we express ourselves best! These times will eventually pass and we shall all regroup and once again celebrate the other side of HEAVY that is the foundation of our truly fantastic Metal scene! Until then … Stay safe, healthy, and happy! I hope you enjoy it!” says frontman Mark Osegueda
Guitarist Rob Cavestany also commented on the release saying, “What started out as simply expressing emotion through music as a cathartic reaction to the madness engulfing our world has turned into our first EP. Pure, raw and spontaneous, it’s also our first all-acoustic release. Hoping this offering finds you well and brings warmth to your heart and soul. Together we shall overcome! Thank you for listening.”
Death Angel is Mark Osegueda (vocals), Rob Cavestany (guitar), Ted Aguilar (guitar), Damien Sisson (bass) and Will Carroll (drums). Their last record Humanicide dropped last year and received critical acclaim, being nominated for best metal performance at the Grammys.