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The HU Return With Brand New Track ‘This Is Mongol’ – Metal Planet Music

mongolian rock bandHUcomes back with a huge new single’It’s Mongolian‘, out everywhere today.

Ahead of their second official studio album, due out later this year via Best Noise MusicThe HU share new track “This Is Mongol”.

As with all of their music, The HU connects the world to Mongolian culture and its unique core values ​​of natural preservation and spiritual connection to the land. These core values ​​are on full display in the epic new official video for “This is Mongol,” also released today.

The deeply meaningful lyrics of their new track uplift the Mongolian people, as the group wishes for prosperity and peace among all. Previously debuted at #1 on the album of the world and Best New Artist in the charts with their first album of 2019 The Gereg, the group is excited to start releasing new music for fans. Currently on their Black Thunder TourThe HU also played two incredible Coachella sets recently, earning much critical acclaim.

To celebrate their new single and upcoming album, The HU have also released a visually stunning official music video directed by John Connor Hammond. The video is set in the Mojave Desert and shows the band energetically performing their inspirational new single “This Is Mongol” among incredible scenery, creating a story that is both sacred and surreal. look here

Speaking about the video, the singer and player of tumur hhuur Jaya said: “We shot in the Mojave Desert, Nevada and the environment reminded us of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. We enjoyed shooting the video, it happened during our tour and it gave us a little break to reminisce about home. The song fit perfectly with the environment in which we made the video. It was one of the best memories we made as a band and it was special because our producer Dashka was with us overseeing the whole process.

Delighted to share more of his Mongolian roots, the producer dashka adds, Creating this song meant so much to me. We announce our arrival through music and more specifically through this song. In these uncertain times, I hope we bring positivity, empowerment and strength to fight for better days.

Over the past few months, the band has been recording new material in their home country of Mongolia and sharing a studio update with fans on their YouTube channel. HERE. During their current headlining tour, the band teased new music for their long-awaited second album, which will be released later this year. The tour continues in the southern United States – for more information on The Black Thunder Tour, visit https://www.thehuofficial.com/tour-1

Shortly thereafter, The HU will continue their journey across North America, as they tour with Megadeth, Five Finger Death Punchand fire of the gods. The tour, presented by nation live, will span over 30 dates, ending Oct. 15 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Spectators are promised an intense night with many facets of heavy rock music. Tickets on sale now.

Enkushwho also sings and plays morin khuur, shared his thoughts on their tour dates with Five Finger Death Punch and Megadeth, “We grew up listening to Megadeth and can’t express how much they inspired and motivated us to do what we love every day, so you can only imagine our excitement for our upcoming tour with them. Everyone everyone knows that Megadeth is one of the four greatest pioneers of thrash metal and playing with a modern band like FFDP is truly going to be legendary. Although this is our first time playing with them, we will bring our best game when this tour.

Last year, HU participated in Metallica 30th Anniversary Special Blacklist Re-edit

Covers Project, for which they covered the legendary group “Through the never”. They appeared on the track chart alongside some of the biggest names in music – Elton John, Miley Cyrus, Yo-Yo Ma, Saint-Vincent, Phoebe Bridgers, J Balvin with the Neptunes, Weezer and much more.

In 2019, an NPR story brought to light “a group from Mongolia that mixes the howling guitars of heavy metal and traditional Mongolian throat singing”aptly highlighting the cultural significance and unique musical identity of HU.

Founded in 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, The HU – Gala, Jaya, Temka and Enkush – are a modern rock band steeped in the tradition of their homeland. The band’s two most popular videos, “Yuve Yuve” and “Wolf Totem,” were produced by the band’s producer, Dashka. The band’s name translates to the Mongolian root of human, and their unique approach blends instruments like the Morin Khuur (horse head fiddle), Tovshuur (Mongolian guitar), Tumur Khuur (jaw harp) and throat singing with contemporary sounds, creating a unique sound. sound profile they call “Hunnu Rock”.

Their debut album, 2019’s The Gereg, debuted at No. 1 on the World Albums and Top New Artists charts. With him, the group has racked up over 250 million combined streams and video views to date and garnered critical acclaim from Billboard, NPR, GQ, The Guardian, The Independent, Revolver and even Sir Elton John himself. .

Proving their global appeal, The HU has sold out venues around the world in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, with scheduled festival appearances at Coachella, Lollapalooza, Download Festival, and more, creating a community of fans from all walks of life. .

They quickly caught the industry’s attention, leading to collaborations with Papa Roach’s Jacoby Shaddix and Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale.

And more recently, the band received praise from fans and critics for their Mongolian rendition of Metallica’s “Sad But True”, which Metallica covered and invited them to record “Through The Never” for their album Metallica Blacklist released in 2021, alongside other top guest artists like Miley Cyrus, Chris Stapleton, Phoebe Bridgers, J Balvin, St. Vincent and more.

The band has also explored eclectic ways to reach audiences with their sound, including writing and recording music for EA Games’ Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.

Preparing for their next chapter as a global force, The HU are putting the finishing touches on their highly anticipated second album, set for worldwide release later this year by Better Noise Music. HU will be on tour with Five Finger Death Punch and Megadeth from August 19and 2022.

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