EXTREME – New Single/Video “Other Side Of The Rainbow” Out Today
SHARE “OTHER SIDE OF THE RAINBOW,” THE FOURTH SINGLE AND VIDEO FROM GARGANTUAN NEW ALBUM “SIX,” UNCAGED JUNE 9TH.
MULTI-PLATINUM HARD ROCKERS TURN UP THE MELODY, HONOUR THE GREATS AND KEEP ROCK ALIVE AS THEY FORGE AHEAD INTO THE FUTURE AND ANNOUNCE UK/EU DATES
“A showboating and triumphant return”
8/10 Classic Rock UK “Stunning return … one of this year’s most eagerly awaited releases”
9/10 – Guitarist “SIX will go down as one of the band’s most enduring albums”
10/10 – Powerplay “Expect the unexpected”
Fistful Of Metal
Hamburg, May 31st – “Every once in a while, we’ll harness some kind of magic, and I think we did on this one,” says front man Gary Cherone of “OTHER SIDE OF THE RAINBOW.” “It’s a universal theme. It’s about restoring someone’s faith in love… it’s the perfect marriage of lyrics and melody.”
After leading with 3 very rock singles from “SIX,” EXTREME show another side of what the press is calling “one of the band’s most enduring albums” (Powerplay UK).
“It’s a groove we’ve never done acoustically,” says Nuno Bettencourt, EXTREME co-founder and guitarist. “It’s got my favourite guitar solo… it’s an up-tempo, moving song.” Nuno continues, asking, “How do you play a blistering solo, making it feel like a rainbow?”
The answer is here, in “OTHER SIDE OF THE RAINBOW,” a track that joins the ranks of “More Than Words,” “Hole Hearted,” and “Seven Sundays” as one of EXTREME’S most soulful journeys into the depths of the human heart.
Watch the video for “OTHER SIDE OF THE RAINBOW” HERE Stream the new single HERE
“Whatever you think an EXTREME album is after two or even three songs, it’s not,” states Nuno. “That goes for every record we’ve ever done. True EXTREME fans know to ‘expect the unexpected.’ I feel like we need a good old school rock album. SIX is definitely modern, but you can put on headphones and go on a journey from top-to-bottom. It’s like ‘EXTREME 2.0’.”
On “SIX”, EXTREME swing between unapologetic fits of fret-burning hard rock and intimately introspective balladry. For the recording of the Bettencourt-produced 12-track album, the members buckled down at his home studio in Los Angeles to channel the electrifying eclecticism that defined their seminal output with a 21st century twist.
This dynamic affirms the iconic Boston quartet as one of rock’s most unpredictable, undeniable, and unbreakable groups whose songs course through the very fabric of popular culture. They’re the rare band whose music has appeared in an actual cult series a la Bill & Ted as well as the Netflix juggernaut “Stranger Things.”
They’ve sold 10 million records, topped the Billboard Hot 100 at #1, packed major venues on multiple continents, memorably performed at the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert in London, and regularly average over 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify.
However, their dynamic approach hits harder than ever on their 2023 full-length offering, SIX.
See EXTREME live at one of the upcoming dates:
Fri 02 – Best of Blues and Rock Festival – Sao Paulo, BR
Wed 06 – Astor Theatre, Perth #
Fri 08 – Hindley Street Music Hall, Adelaide #
Sun 10 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne #
Tue 12 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney #
Wed 13 – Fortitude Music Hall, Brisbane #
Sun 17- Sendai GIGS
Tue 19 – KT Zepp Yokohama
Thu 21 – Tokyo Hitomi Memorial Hall
Mon 25 – Nagoya Shimin Kaikan Hall
Tue 26 – Osaka Zepp Namba
# with Living Colour
Mon 27 – UK, Newcastle – o2 City Hall
Tue 28 – UK, Glasgow, o2 Academy
Thu 30 – UK Manchester, Academy
Fri 01 – UK, Wolves Civic
Sun 03 – UK, Bristol Academy
Mon 04 – UK, London, Forum
Thu 07 – France, Paris – Salle Pleyel
Fri 08 – Switzerland, Pratteln/Basel – Konzertfabrik Z7
Sun 10 – Germany, Berlin – Huxleys
Mon 11 – Germany, Cologne – Live Music Hall
Tue 12 – Holland, Amsterdam – Melkweg Max
Thu 14 – Belgium, Antwerp – Trix
Sat 16 – Italy, Milan – Alcatraz
Living Colour support for UK, The Last Internationale support for EU.
4. OTHER SIDE OF THE RAINBOW
5. SMALL TOWN BEAUTIFUL
6. THE MASK
7. THICKER THAN BLOOD
8. SAVE ME
10. X OUT
11. BEAUTIFUL GIRLS
12. HERE’S TO THE LOSERS