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The number five holds a deep significance. We have five senses. Five points adorn a star. Five represents man in theology. For the five members of Hollywood Undead—Johnny 3 Tears, J-Dog, Charlie Scene, Funny Man, and Danny—the digit perfectly encapsulates their fifth full-length offering—FIVE [Dove & Grenade Media/BMG].  Fans can pre-order the new album from here: http://smarturl.it/HUFive.

“We’re five brothers, and this is our fifth record,” affirms Johnny 3 Tears.  “Nothing gets to the essence of the music like this number does. Numerology has a lot of power. When we said Five, it just made sense. The fact that we could all agree on one word codifies who we are. It also nods back to ‘No. 5’ from our first album, because it was our fifth song. Moreover, it hints at this secret society of fans supporting us for the past decade. The number is significant, and this is a significant moment for us.”

The band have just released the first single/video from their forthcoming album called “California Dreaming.”  You can check out the world premiere of the video on Vevo here: http://smarturl.it/CaliforniaDreamingV.

Powered by neck-snapping guitars and fast and furious bars, the song cycles between guttural rapping and quick quips. Everything culminates on the choral chant “We never sleep, in California we’re dreaming.”

“It dissects both sides of California,” J-Dog reveals. “You’ve got the glitz, glamour, sun, and surf. Then, you’ve got the super fucked side of people not being able to afford rent, celebrities being assholes, and that fake fa├žade. We wanted to do a heavy song with a Red Hot Chili Peppers-esque chorus. It’s an old school vibe explored in a new way.”

The band is pleased to announce a new set of dates in support of V which will begin on September 30th at the Louder Than Life festival. For all U.S. headline shows, Butcher Babies will serve as direct support. Check out the dates below.

TOUR DATES:

9/30     Louisville, KY                        Louder Than Life Festival
10/1     Atlanta, GA                             Masquerade
10/2     Ft. Lauderdale, FL                   Culture Room
10/3     Orlando, FL                            The Plaza Live
10/5     Tampa, FL                               State Theater
10/6     Jacksonville, FL                      Mavericks Live
10/7     Norfolk, VA                            The Norva
10/9     Charlotte, NC                          The Underground
10/10   Pittsburgh, PA                         Stage AE
10/11   Joliet, IL                                  The Forge (950)
10/13   Cedar Rapids, IA                    Club Five @ US Cellular Ctr.
10/14   Madison, WI                           Majestic Theatre
10/15   Sioux Falls, SD                       The District
10/16   Des Moines, IA                      Wooly’s
10/18   Colorado Springs, CO            The Black Sheep
10/20   Spokane, WA                          Knitting Factory
10/21   Boise, ID                                 Knitting Factory
10/22   Sacramento, CA                      Monster Energy Aftershock
10/23   Santa Cruz, CA                       The Catalyst
10/26   Hollywood, CA                      The Roxy Theatre
10/27   Las Vegas, NV                       The Pearl At The Palms
10/28   Salt Lake City, UT                  In The Venue
10/30   Portland, OR                           Roseland Theater
10/31   Seattle, WA                             Showbox Sodo
11/2     Vancouver, BC                        Commodore Ballroom*
11/4     Calgary, AB                            Macewan Hall*
11/5     Edmonton, AB                        Shaw Conference Centre*
11/7     Winnipeg, MB                        Burton Cummings Theatre*
11/8     Fargo, ND                               Sanctuary Events Center
11/10   Omaha, NE                             Sokol Auditorium
11/14   Milwaukee, WI                       The Rave
11/15   Grand Rapids, MI                   20 Monroe Live
11/17   Rochester, NY                        Anthology
11/18   Portland, ME                           Aura
11/19   Albany, NY                            Upstate Concert Hall
11/21   Stroudsburg, PA                     Shreman Theater
11/22   Worcester, MA                       The Palladium
11/24   Sayreville, NJ                          Starland Balloom
11/25   Lancaster, PA                          Freedom Hall
11/26   Baltimore, MD                        Rams Head Live!
11/28   Knoxville, TN                         The Mill And Mine
11/29   Memphis, TN                          The New Daisy Theatre
12/1     St. Louis. MO                         Delmar Hall
12/2     Kansas City, MO                    The Truman
12/3     Oklahoma, OK                        Diamond Ballroom
12/5     Lubbock, TX                           Lonestar Pavilion
12/6     Albuquerque, NM                   Sunshine Theater
12/7     Tucson, AZ                             Club X’s

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