Hard rock sensations South Of Salem reveal new single/video ‘Jet Black Eyes’

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Hard rock sensations South Of Salem
reveal new single/video ‘Jet Black Eyes’

Death Of The Party LP to be released 19th January 2024

Huge album release show at Bournemouth O2 Academy, 20th January

Band to play Bloodstock 2024 and support on Kris Barras Band tour, April 2024

Photo: Scott Chalmers

UK hard rock sensations South Of Salem have released their final single before their epic new album Death Of The Party, coming 19th January.

Stream ‘Jet Black Eyes’ here:
Watch the video here:

Pre-order Death Of The Party here:

South Of Salem are riding high following their debut headline tour. Sold out across the UK, the band sold over 2000 tickets, and ended their tour with a huge show at Inverness’ Monsterfest. Not content to rest, South Of Salem will be performing at Bloodstock 2024, and will play their largest headline show yet with a huge album release party at Bournemouth’s O2 Academy on 20th January.

The first local band to headline the 1800-capacity venue, South Of Salem are swiftly becoming acclaimed as one of the country’s most exciting new rock groups around.

Get your tickets here:

South Of Salem will also support Kris Barras Band across April 2024. Dates as follows:

Apr 06: Torquay, The Foundry
Apr 12: Southampton, Engine Rooms
Apr 13: Wolverhampton, KK’s Steel Mill
Apr 14: Manchester, Academy 2
Apr 17: Glasgow, The Garage
Apr 18: Newcastle, Boilershop
Apr 19: Nottingham, Rock City
Apr 20: London, Islington Assembly

Forming in 2019, South Of Salem‘s brief history is already impressive, building legions of fans even at this early stage. In their time, the band have supported WASP, Wednesday 13, and packed out sets at Bloodstock 2021 and Stonedead 2023. Even more impressive considering they first hit the stage in 2020, with their live career then immediately halted by the Covid pandemic.

Death Of The Party will only up the ante: an all-out hard rock explosion of classic heavy metal, 80s sleaze and horror, with elements of Murderdolls, Avenged Sevenfold, and beyond. Recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Romesh Dodangoda (Bring Me The Horizon, Twin Atlantic, and many more), Death Of The Party is a huge record: anthemic, dark, punchy and powerful. You only need to listen to first single, the floorfiller that is the metallic-edged ‘Left For Dead’ (watch here). South Of Salem are a band here to not mess around.

Inspired by rock gods as varied as Alice Cooper, Guns N’ Roses, Zakk Wylde, and Murderdolls, to name a few, South Of Salem also take inspiration from the horror genre, to present a new twist on hard rock. Vocalist Joey is an avid collector of horror movies, with over 2000 DVDs and VHSs in his collection; he also writes spooky children’s books, with four published. Guitarist Denis – an avid fan of Zakk Wylde – has roadied for the legend himself, and is also a vinyl collector. His prize record is a Type O Negative test-press of Origin Of The Feces, with a scratch and sniff peel-away sticker. Thankfully, it’s still factory-sealed.

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South Of Salem – Jet Black Eyes

1: Vultures
2: Static
3: Jet Black Eyes
4: Stitch The Wound
5: Left For Dead
6: Hellbound Heart
7: Bad Habits (Die Hard)
8: Death Of The Party
9: A Life Worth Dying For
10: Villain

Written by: Road Dog

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