Hellflower Releases New EP (produced by Chester) with Remix Contest
Hellflower’s new EP features members of Jane’s Addiction and Orgy and is executive produced by Chester Bennington of Linkin Park
Hellflower today announced that its first single, “Violent Violet”, has been released exclusively on the Shapemix Unlocked Music platform as a free download to launch a six-week remix contest of the band’s three new singles which also include “Grave Dancer” and “Accelerator.”
The band, led by colorful frontman Church’s aggressive vocals, features Stephen Perkins of Jane’s Addiction on drums, former Orgy bassist Paige Haley on bass and Cody Bryan on guitar. The EP was mixed by Ulrich Wild who has mixed or engineered everyone from Alice in Chains and Slipknot to White Zombie. The EP was Executive Produced by Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington.
Each of the three singles from the EP will be available for free download over the next six weeks exclusively in Shapemix’s Unlocked Music format. Visitors to Hellflower’s Facebook page can preview the songs and each individual track from the song, and then remix the songs on Shapemix’s free app on any iOS device. Fans can listen to and rate the remixes in the Shapemix Facebook app. The top three trending mixes will also be available in real time on the Shapemix widget on Hellflower’s Facebook page.
Lead singer Church said, “Shapemix is the future of music and we’re absolutely stoked to be releasing our first EP as Unlocked Music. Shapemix puts the artist’s pallet at the fans’ fingertips. I can’t wait to hear all of the awesome remixes our fans can come up with.”
Winners will be chosen for each single, every two weeks by the band, from the top three user rated remixes. Each winner will receive a limited edition art piece featuring artwork from the EP, signed by the members of the band and Executive Producer Bennington. A grand prize of a Hellflower snow board by Signal Snowboards will be awarded to the best mix overall as chosen by the band.
About Shapemix Music LLC: Shapemix is the first digital platform to bring Unlocked Music to every music fan. Shapemix users can remix, mashup and even record their own vocals with any of the Unlocked Music available in the Shapemix marketplace. Shapemix broke on to the digital music scene in 2011 with a critically acclaimed app for iOS and recently released a Facebook app to allow its users to share mixes and collaborate with friends and other fans. Shapemix is based in New York City and Boston. http://www.shapemix.com