This Long Island, New York five-piece metal band is about to Prey Upon new fans after enticing them with a free high quality MP3 download of their single, “Washed Ashore”. The song appears on their latest EP, Orias, released a couple of months ago and available via most streaming services, plus for purchase on Bandcamp. The lyrics that you hear coming from lead singer Reid Erickson deal with the different types of “predator and prey” relationships one finds ingrained in the fabric of society. Most notably, the band highlights the imbalance in relationships found in governments, cults and other types of manipulative connections.
Accompanying the download we’ve also included the band’s recent “Washed Ashore” live music video, with inspiration coming from Suicide Silence, System Of A Down, Slipknot, Fear Factory, Straight Line Stitch, DevilDriver, Lamb Of God and many others. Prey Upon’s melody, aggression and crushing guitar riffs are the fuel that makes for intense live experiences which makes the band particularly appealing to fans of metal, metalcore, death metal and even hard rock fans.
Commenting on “Washed Ashore,” Erickson stated, “This song was inspired by the Gilgo Beach serial killer and all the dead hookers on the beach as well as the HBO show Hannibal which helps personify the killer since nobody knows who he is.”
Prey Upon your hunger for more metal, with the band’s live “Washed Ashore” video.