Machineheart Premiere Mesmerizing New Single ‘Altar’: Exclusive


L.A. based mostly band machineheart returns with their newest single, “Altar," premiering completely on Billboard at the moment (Feb. 6).

Off the group's upcoming debut album People Change (due Feb. eight), the haunting electro-pop observe finds frontwoman Stevie Scott begging for assist from a better energy to be able to get again on observe. “Father, save me/ Take me away from hell after which/ Heaven assist me, regular my toes once more,” she sings.

The observe arrives alongside an equally bewitching visible, which follows Scott as she wanders round mountainous fields, spliced with scenes of her dancing in entrance of a automotive along with her fellow bandmates.

Scott tells Billboard how the concept for the one first got here to the band. “‘Altar’ began as a really rudimentary, guttural response to inward despair,” she says. “There was a lot commotion occurring on the earth and I didn't absolutely know methods to course of it.”

Recalling that the tune got here to her on her birthday, Scott provides that it's the explanation she “remembers it properly.” “I began slapping on the guitar and kind of talk-singing via the verse,” says the singer-songwriter. “I'm so spongey relating to feelings and I simply couldn't maintain within the measure of unhappiness that day. I do suppose it ended up having hope and triumph in the long run and that's very true to how I view the world. Even in deep tragedy, there may be nonetheless magnificence to be discovered.”

machineheart is ready to go on a North American tour with Dreamers and You Me At Six, starting Feb. 21 with stops in Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and lots of extra.

 Get a primary have a look at the band’s music video for “Altar” under, and take a look at their tour dates after the bounce.

machineheart Tour Dates

Feb. 21 — Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall

Feb. 22 — New York, NY @ Gramercy Theatre

Feb. 23 — Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts

Feb. 24 — Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club

Feb. 26 — Toronto, ON @ The Opera House

Feb. 27 — Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrews

Feb. 28 — Columbus, OH @ A&R Music Bar

March 2 — Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge

March four — Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater

March 6 — Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey

March 7 — San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall

March 9 — San Diego, CA @ Music Box

March 10 — Pomona, CA @ The Glass House

March 11 — Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom