While She Sleeps drop new single featuring Malevolence’s Alex Taylor

Watch the video for While She Sleeps’ “high-intensity” new single DOWN, featuring Malevolence frontman Alex Taylor.

While She Sleeps drop new single featuring Malevolence’s Alex Taylor
Emily Carter

Following September’s SELF HELL (from the upcoming record of the same name), While She Sleeps have just unleashed another new single.

The band’s latest banger – DOWN – features Malevolence’s Alex Taylor on guest vocals, and according to guitarist Sean Long “has been a central pillar in the new album throughout the writing process of SELF HELL. Loz [Taylor, frontman] was completely on fire and it gave a reminiscent early Sleeps style to the track. The working title for this song was Film-Riffs simply because it sounded like it could be in an action movie. And it will. That’s exactly what it is. A high-intensity new sound that you can’t not bang your head to.

“It was one of the first demos that we knew would be an integral part of the album, it houses all elements of the last 10+ years, yet we have also taken steps to excite ourselves in new areas and introduced new sounds to our advantage. The unmistakable MS20 has made its footprint on the new sound of Sleeps and gives the song an instant identity as soon as it starts.

“The song is about our deepest desire to feel free from the grips of our own compulsions; trauma, past, society, and everything in between,” Sean continues. “While we all face this journey in life there are always obstacles that hinder our progress on the path. More often than not these manifests in the form of people who simply get in the way of your freedom and bring you down.”

While She Sleeps’ new album SELF HELL is due out on March 29, 2024.

Watch the video for DOWN below.

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