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WHAT IT IS: Ho99o9 (pronounced Horror) are theOGM and Yeti Bones.
Originally from Newark and currently residing in L.A., this critically acclaimed duo mixes the ferocious sounds of hardcore and punk with politically charged hip-hop. One of Rolling Stone’s “10 New Artists You Need to Know” and The Guardian’s “New Band of the Week,” the pair have earned rabidly loyal and global fans from memorable performances at Afropunk, SXSW, Pukkelpop, Roskilde, Lowlands, Reading and Leeds festivals.
ALBUM: United States of Horror
RELEASE DATE: 5/5
SINGLE: “United States of Horror”
LIVE: Major U.S. and European festivals played include Afropunk, SXSW, Pukkelpop, Roskilde, Lowlands, Pop-Kultur Berlin, Melt, Iceland Airwaves and the Reading and Leeds music festival; recently toured the U.K. with The Dillinger Escape Plan; confirmed shows at SXSW 2017; North American headline tour plans for summer 2017; major European festivals July and August 2017
INTERNET: 1.2m+ Youtube views, Facebook talking about +130%, Instagram likes +46% in the last year
RADIO: Shipped 3/9; Zane Lowe/Beats 1 premiere 3/8
PRESS: New York Times, Fact, NME, Guardian, Village Voice, L.A. Weekly, Vogue, Earmilk, DIY Magazine, Noisey, Mxdwn, Fader, Gigwise, Stereogum, Rolling Stone (“I saw a video for a band a couple of days ago that really impressed me… Their name is kind of difficult. You pronounce it ‘Horror’ but it’s Ho99o9”—Kirk Hammett of Metallica, when asked who the future of heavy metal was)
BOOKING: Jenna Adler, Joe Hadley/CAA (US); Nick Holroyd/Primary Talent (EU, U.K.)
PUBLISHING: Blu Face and Death Kult
MANAGEMENT: Mike Feinberg/ Subversive Inc.