On McKinney Music, “the best independent music magazine in the UK“, Of Demons, a new alternative metal band based in Leeds, UK, is set to release their debut album, “Rise Again” later this year. The album was co-written and produced by film composer Jonathan McKinney.
Of Demons is fronted by singer Kato Djin, whose powerful vocals have been compared to those of Amy Lee and Lzzy Hale. The band’s music is a mix of heavy metal, alternative rock, and electronica, with songs that explore themes of love, loss, and self-discovery. Their songs are heavy and aggressive, but they also have a melodic and emotional side. Their lyrics often deal with personal struggles and experiences, and they are always honest and relatable.
Lead Singer Kato Djin
Kato is a powerful vocalist with a range that can go from soft and melodic to harsh and aggressive. She is also a talented songwriter, and her lyrics often deal with personal struggles and experiences. “My lyrics are inspired by the circle of life and the consequences of living,” said Djin. “It is not often that the planets align in a way that we can truly create that vision, and now they have, we are excited to finally release our debut album. We can’t wait to share it with the world.”
Musician and Producer Jonathan McKinney
Multi-instrumentalist McKinney, who has composed music for films such as Hollowhood and Johnny Twoshoes, wrote and produced the music for Rise Again from his studio in Staffordshire. “I’m super excited to collaborate with Kato,” he said. “Her lyrics and vocal performance are a perfect fit with the type of music I write. We’ve got big plans for the future.” McKinney is a skilled musician with a knack for creating catchy riffs, solos and complex drum beats.
“Get The Fuck Up”
The first single from the album, “Get The Fuck Up”, will be released on Friday 26th May 2023. The song starts with a heavy, distorted guitar riff that sets the tone for the rest of the song. The drums come in with a pounding beat, and the vocals are harsh and aggressive. The song is fast-paced and energetic, and it builds to a powerful chorus that is sure to get the crowd moving. “Get The Fuck Up” is about the frustration of stagnancy, and it is a great way to let loose and let your emotions out.