OXYMORRONS ANNOUNCE "MELANIN PUNK" ALBUM & RELEASE NEW SINGLE “GRAVEYARD WORDS”
Boundary-pushing melanated punk band Oxymorrons are thrilled to announce their highly anticipated album, Melanin Punk, out on October 20th via Mascot Records. Accompanying the announcement comes the project's electrifying third single, "Graveyard Words," which boasts more of the band's diverse influences and innovative musicality.
The band's upcoming album derives its name from the concept of melanin as a unifying force transcending mere skin tone. Oxymorrons define melanin punk as an emblem of culture, a rebellious ethos, and a celebration of the shared human experience. The band sees themselves as representatives of the people, embracing the diversity that exists within humanity and using their music as a catalyst for unity.
“savvy amalgamation of hip-hop and heavy alt-rock.” - Consequence
“The band's rap-rock hybrids owe much to the turn-of-the-millennium period when rapped lyrics, arena-ready hooks and ferocious beats were fast friends, with the addition of elements borrowed from contemporary trap and electronic music.” - Washington Post
“Oxymorrons continue to be unstoppable.” - AfroPunk