Papa Roach are keeping the 20th anniversary celebrations of their debut album Infest rolling, announcing a livestream in which they will perform the record in its entirety.
Having played the album once before for its 15th anniversary, with only the lucky fans at London’s Roundhouse in Camden able to experience the throwback show, now everyone across the globe can tune in and watch rap-metal heroes perform Last Resort, Between Angels And Insects, Blood Brothers, Dead Cell and so many more 2000-era bangers. On top of that, there will be “exclusive discussions and reflections in a unique studio environment” during the broadcast.
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“We couldn’t take not performing any longer,” says frontman Jacoby Shaddix. “Having performed the Infest album in full as a surprise one time before, we decided to open this infestation to every living-room in the world to celebrate the 20th anniversary with us!”
“You’ll probably want to move your furniture around a little bit,” advises bassist Tobin Esperance. “We’ve all got to get some of that quarantine energy out of our system. We’ll also have our brother Jerry Horton back from his injury so watch out!”
Infest In-Studio will be available to watch on Saturday, June 20 at 2pm PDT. Grab your tickets here.
In other P-Roach news, Jacoby recently gave an update on the follow-up to 2019’s Who Do You Trust? album, explaining that the band have completed “a second round of songwriting”, with “seven or eight pieces of music for the next record”.
“The stuff we’re writing right now is fucking on fire, dude,” he said. “Some of it’s just heavy and nuts and just aggressive with these massive, big, pummelling riffs. And then there’s other stuff that’s that kind of experimental all-over-the-place-type stuff. We wrote this other song, like a ballad, where it’s just guitar and vocals, and it’s so stirring and emotional. This time [during the coronavirus crisis] has definitely stirred up something in the band that’s coming out really cool in the music.”
Posted on June 15th 2020, 2:08pm