BMTH release 'Parasite Eve'

2020-06-26 by Simon K. STAFF | 95 Comments
British metal band Bring Me the Horizon have released a brand new track titled "Parasite Eve". The song is a commentary on the COVID-19 pandemic and brings its message using a mixture of electronics, rock and metal akin to the styles used on their 2019 album, AMO.

The track can be heard below.


Tagged: Bring Me the Horizon

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dub sean
June 26th 2020
1006 Comments


probably in the minority, but I think this & the previous single, Ludens, are the perfect culmination of the BMTH sound. Interesting electronic production, tastes of metalcore, and pop choruses. love it, looking forward to the next tune.

SymbolicInTime
June 26th 2020
6315 Comments


I dont like Ludens, but somewhat agree with your take on this. I definitely can't say it's the perfect culmination, but I think they're going to get there and am glad they're sticking with this direction.

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DrGonzo1937
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2020
16489 Comments


the lyrics are atrocious, but i can see this growing on me like ludens did

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Space Jester
June 26th 2020
8828 Comments


Can this shitty band please stop associating themselves with amazing video games

JeremiahBullfrog
June 26th 2020
343 Comments


latter day BMTH is so much better than Early BMTH - Later BMTH knows what it is and does it so well, early BMTH is vocals that sound like a deaf kidding getting beat up

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JS19
June 26th 2020
7659 Comments


this is one of the worst songs i've heard this year

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JeremiahBullfrog
June 26th 2020
343 Comments


catchy tho...

JayEnder
June 26th 2020
7609 Comments


Hated it on first listen. Now I like it.

Edit: I hate it again

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ajcollins15
June 26th 2020
107 Comments


Honestly, a great direction for them to go into and am looking forward to seeing what kind of record/EP they produce.

curteeebull
June 26th 2020
48 Comments


I LOVE this so much. They're doing a lot to keep metal fresh. I'm so sick of hearing people bash this band because it doesn't sound like generic deathcore anymore.

rafalafa
June 26th 2020
217 Comments


The beginning of this is 100% an anime OP.

JS19
June 26th 2020
7659 Comments


why bring Mick Gordon to produce this. BMTH are already brickwalled enough

Shiranui
June 26th 2020
668 Comments


Let's all remain calm, coz the end has arrived. But let the singer obv go and visit a barber first.

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Rickislost
June 26th 2020
88 Comments


This song is growing on me

ChoccyPhilly
June 26th 2020
12623 Comments


ets shet

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alamo
June 26th 2020
2998 Comments


its a cool song, think they might be going in a good direction after amo and that atrocious "ep"

sebasmetalcolombia
June 26th 2020
6 Comments


Fucking amazing song!

eliminatorjunior
June 26th 2020
173 Comments


Every time I close my eyes, I crash a thousand Sykes and all the E Girls die

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Ziggity
June 26th 2020
878 Comments


Vein nice m/

xAshtrayux
June 26th 2020
253 Comments


Can this shitty band please stop associating themselves with amazing video games [2]
Seriously, it's so fucking annoying.


Cormano
June 26th 2020
2050 Comments


"I'm so sick of hearing people bash this band because it doesn't sound like generic deathcore anymore."

if you really think that's where the criticism comes from you're pretty dumb

this isn't the youtube comment section

davezillaMP3
June 26th 2020
237 Comments


really love this Industrial Metal direction they are taking, seems like "Amo" Combined with "That's The Spirit" and "sepiturnal". Both this and Ludans are bangers, looking forward to BMTH8. Also one thing we can all expect when the album drops is a toxic soundoff page (it is a tradition with BMTH at this point)

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dathvada321
June 26th 2020
1903 Comments


Good song overall, but these guys need to learn to flow better between the electronic parts and the rock/metal parts. Both this and Ludens feel kind of choppy because the transition between the two sounds is too abrupt. But I do like the direction their style is going.

Krpa
June 26th 2020
164 Comments


Yeah, on first listen it did sound too disjointed, but like Ludens, it grew on me pretty fast. The style changes may still be a bit too abrupt, but I like this electro-industrial rock direction. Heavier than most of Amo, but not quite like Sempiternal or TTS either.

outliers
June 26th 2020
1538 Comments


Good god the electronic/rap parts are hilariously bad

nash1311
June 26th 2020
1937 Comments


Surprised at the love for this tbh

henryChinaski
June 26th 2020
4360 Comments


Good song.

SlyZ
June 26th 2020
59 Comments


I expected shit, and I got shit.

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SitarHero
Contributing Reviewer
June 26th 2020
12042 Comments


The first verse is godawful but the rest of this is surprisingly palatable.

hobblepot
June 26th 2020
2456 Comments


definitely one of their more interesting tracks, I’m not over the moon with it but I can see this being a track I don’t get sick of hearing like most of their singles

Ebola
June 26th 2020
3854 Comments


how is this legal

Trebor.
Staff Reviewer
June 26th 2020
57303 Comments


When a band you hate names a song after one of your favorite video game franchises


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CygnusX1
June 26th 2020
631 Comments


I'd rather hear their old crappy deathcore than whatever uninspired pop-rock that was

Mabbitt
June 26th 2020
1770 Comments


I like the structure and the instrument parts, but putting so much focus on his voice when the lyrics and delivery are both so bland was not a smart idea.

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bigweinerdon
June 26th 2020
705 Comments


I expected shit, and I got shit. [2]

ProPrayer
June 26th 2020
26 Comments


Hated it on first listen. Now I like it. [2]

JS19
June 26th 2020
7659 Comments


na it still sucks

Faraudo
June 26th 2020
3559 Comments


"this is one of the worst songs i've heard this year"

There's like a billion songs that are worse.


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JS19
June 26th 2020
7659 Comments


I think you underestimate how much i hate this

ajcollins15
June 26th 2020
107 Comments


hahaha...your opinion is shit


tyman128
June 26th 2020
2156 Comments


lovin the division here

wwf
June 26th 2020
6798 Comments


hope i dont sneeze i dont aaaaaachu

DatsNotDaMetulz
June 26th 2020
3988 Comments


It's OK I guess but I'll wait until I hear the aggressive stuff they said they're working on.

Odal
June 26th 2020
495 Comments


This is dope. BTMH have been keeping things extremely fresh

JS19
June 26th 2020
7659 Comments


I'm full of them yo

Lord(e)Po)))ts
June 26th 2020
57547 Comments


listened to the first minute and two seconds and have to concur that it's the worst thing i've heard this year

even worse than that ashnikko feat grimes song

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JeetJeet
June 26th 2020
8323 Comments


Truly awful

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ian b
June 26th 2020
910 Comments


definitely something different/unique. i can't tell if i like it or hate it, especially because of the intro minute. what i will say is that the song really picks up, and even has a nice lil breakdown near the end that doesn't feel forced. plus it has a hook that i can at least say wont be leaving my head anytime soon

Durrzo
June 26th 2020
2200 Comments


Lyrics are bad, spoken/rapped delivery is bad, and yet I kinda like this.

wwf
June 26th 2020
6798 Comments


that Ashnikko single is pretty trash yea pots. idk how she released like five singles in a row that were awesome and then her last few in a row have all been trash

misho87233
June 26th 2020
48 Comments


The beginning sounds like the OST composed by Olivier Deriviere for Alone in the Dark videogame from 2008
Like try this and you hear the similarities
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F7BYZ5KGTw

SputnikSweetheart
June 26th 2020
266 Comments


Good song overall, but these guys need to learn to flow better between the electronic parts and the rock/metal parts. Both this and Ludens feel kind of choppy because the transition between the two sounds is too abrupt. But I do like the direction their style is going.
[x2]
basically my thoughts exactly so had to quote you kind stranger

cloakanddagger
June 26th 2020
396 Comments


The most enjoyable thing this band has put out since Sempiternal but yeah I agree the transitions between the electronic and metal sections do not flow very well at all.

Sp00kyGr00ves
June 26th 2020
5 Comments


wow the sneezing part is absolute cringe i can't do it

bloc
June 26th 2020
62101 Comments


Did this nigga really just sneeze

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Cormano
June 26th 2020
2050 Comments


"hope i dont sneeze i dont aaaaaachu"

third listen and I still crack at that part, what the shit was he thinking

CultofTerra
June 27th 2020
21 Comments


sample from the beginning is by the Bulgarian State Television Female Choir and I might have popped off because I knew what it was lmao.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=So-p6X_5BrA

I was a huge fan of Amo but the song overall was just alright

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bloc
June 27th 2020
62101 Comments


You an elite for that one

TetraVaal
June 27th 2020
192 Comments


A waste of Mick Gordon's talents.

Hardly hear any of his influence on this.

Band is, and always has been, ass.

3ddie
June 27th 2020
103 Comments


this is ACTUALLY not so bad. The chorus is good and the electronics are quite well put. But there is something about the whole stuff that seems weird

this will probably be hard on Oliver when they perform live.... he cant even perform the easier Amo songs decently

mappyfitforbattle
June 27th 2020
27 Comments


This is soooooo bad

Lord(e)Po)))ts
June 27th 2020
57547 Comments


MAPPY

JohnnyoftheWell
Staff Reviewer
June 27th 2020
27119 Comments


the animation from 0:10-0:20 reminds me of that horror film with sentient hair that grows through people's skin and fucks shit up

this is very bad

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henryChinaski
June 27th 2020
4360 Comments


Love that chorus, but yeah the sneezing part is pretty mediocre.

ProPrayer
June 27th 2020
26 Comments


"the animation from 0:10-0:20 reminds me of that horror film with sentient hair that grows through people's skin and fucks shit up"

Exte: Hair Extensions?

ChrimzonCanine
June 27th 2020
393 Comments


I feel like these guys are trying to mimic early-2010s Enter Shikari at this point.

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FadedSun
June 27th 2020
2243 Comments



Can this shitty band please stop associating themselves with amazing video games [3]

I'm offended this song shows up first now on YT when I search for Parasite Eve.

Darius The Imposter
June 27th 2020
22366 Comments


what an absolute banger great job bring me the horizon very cool

Lord(e)Po)))ts
June 28th 2020
57547 Comments


No pun, no article

Delet

alamo
June 28th 2020
2998 Comments


"listened to the first minute and two seconds and have to concur that it's the worst thing i've heard this year"

yuo should listen to wolfmother's latest song "high on my own supply"

Lord(e)Po)))ts
June 28th 2020
57547 Comments


Sounds like a treat, I'm on it

bloc
June 28th 2020
62101 Comments


Wasn't ever a fan of Wolfmother but holy hell is it even the same band anymore?

SitarHero
Contributing Reviewer
June 28th 2020
12042 Comments


"yuo should listen to wolfmother's latest song "high on my own supply"

What. The. Fuck?

JohnnyoftheWell
Staff Reviewer
June 28th 2020
27119 Comments


"Exte: Hair Extensions?"
yeah bby

Kusangii
June 28th 2020
2813 Comments


It's pretty insane how awful this band is

davezillaMP3
June 28th 2020
237 Comments


Well now my question is who does Sputnik hate more, BMTH or Skillet?

Flugmorph
June 28th 2020
22896 Comments


even in such a usually unappealing genre, the british manage to be way ahead of any similar bands from the us

this low key rules

kalkwiese
June 28th 2020
5754 Comments


This band sucks less than Skillet

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kalkwiese
June 28th 2020
5754 Comments


Mh, song bores me. Still more interesting than Skillet

Themaxwell23
June 28th 2020
127 Comments


I officially give up on this band

clander270
June 28th 2020
433 Comments


I mean I guess it's 'different', I definitely didn't enjoy it though

Ectier
June 29th 2020
127 Comments


Yea this may be the best thing since they released sempiternal but the bars not that high with this lot. This just feels like enter shikari but less interesting and with less charisma and charm. Sykes is actually tolerable as a vocalist here even though he cant sing for shit. The sneeze thing was fucking stupid

rc239
June 30th 2020
297 Comments


cool video, mediocre song, I think this band gets way too much heat just for being who they are tbh.

CatfishSoup
June 30th 2020
309 Comments


Oh man I was hoping for much more with Mick Gordon on board. I still feel their Sempiternal / There is a Hell era really blended the electronic sound perfectly. Their new stuff just feels like it's missing something... not a bad song, just kinda forgettable.

sebasmetalcolombia
June 30th 2020
6 Comments


Every time i hear this song, it keeps getting better


bloc
June 30th 2020
62101 Comments


Yeah that's what parasites do

Flugmorph
June 30th 2020
22896 Comments


lol

sebasmetalcolombia
July 1st 2020
6 Comments


Why dont you like it?

bloc
July 1st 2020
62101 Comments


Tbh I only heard the first 30 seconds

sebasmetalcolombia
July 1st 2020
6 Comments


hahahah

Flugmorph
July 1st 2020
22896 Comments


hehehehe

coldheaven
July 1st 2020
5329 Comments


I'm looking forward to the next single "THPS2"

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MrGlass
July 1st 2020
375 Comments


this just felt like a really mediocre retread of a lot of ideas they've used in the last few albums

EddieMarais
July 2nd 2020
210 Comments


this is embarrassingly bad, what the fuck were they thinking?

might be some of the worst lyrics i've heard in a long, long time

sebasmetalcolombia
July 2nd 2020
6 Comments


Why?




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