PRIMAL ROCK REBELLION (ADRIAN SMITH AND MIKEE GOODMAN) RELEASE SECOND SINGLE 'NO FRIENDLY NEIGHBOUR' 25th May 2012
Primal Rock rebellion, the outfit featuring Iron Maiden guitarist and songwriter Adrian Smith and one-time SikTh front-man Mikee Goodman, have released a brand new single, 'No Friendly Neighbour', on Spinefarm Records.
Produced by Smith and Goodman and mixed by Simon Hanhart, 'No Friendly Neighbour' is taken from the debut Primal Rock Rebellion album, 'Awoken Broken', released on February 27th 2012, also through Spinefarm.
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Nominated in the Best New Band category at this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, Primal Rock Rebellion is clear proof that stepping outside of your comfort zone can reap spectacular rewards, with 'No Friendly Neighbour' the full-tilt result of two very different minds meeting somewhere in the middle.
As with the video for previous single, 'No Place Like Home', the clip for 'No Friendly Neighbour' has been directed by Goodman; however, whereas the 'No Place...' promo was a visually OTT affair, showing a world of monsters and trepidation, the new one focuses more on the musicians themselves, with drummer Dan 'Loord' Foord (ex-SikTh) also coming further to the fore...
Says Goodman: "We actually shot the new video on the same day as the 'No Place Like Home' one, and it was a very intense experience.
"I mean, I'd been deep in a cave the entire day before – got in at 3am, up at 6am, then started directing, producing, performing and even making the crew breakfast! Really, it was too much to take on, but it pushed me right to the edge – that's why my performance is so full on. I hope the passion for the music really comes across..."