KEYCHAIN – Breaking Out (EP) – 2016
Release Date: September 1, 2016
Label: Zombie Shark Records
RIYL = Korn, Rage Against The Machine, Sevendust, Limp Bizkit, P.O.D.
“Mondays don’t have to suck when you have great bands to rock out to. We’re bringing you just that with our premiere of Keychain’s new video for “Primetime”. Check out the high energy flick. The Montreal act is crafting a hard hitting sound out of metal, alternative rock, and hip hop vibes.” – Idobi
“Keychain combine elements of metal, alternative rock and hip hop to create a really catchy, bouncy sound that still hits you like a ton of very sharp bricks.” – Moshville Times
“Through “Prime Time,” the band effortlessly stitches together various genres to create a sound that is quick to capture and demand the listener’s attention. The song seems to resonante an upbeat and energy packed feel that will have the listener head banging along in no time!” – Living The Van Life
“There’s still a whole bunch of acts out there who dwell in world of infectious grooves, raps and immersive riffs. In that aspect, allow me to introduce Keychain, a band from Montreal, Canada. They don’t seem to care what anyone thinks about nu-metal and just want to become the next Limp Bizkit or Linkin Park. As far as I’m concerned, they can. They certainly know how to make a contiguous piece of music in great nu-metal tradition. Just check out their new video Preim Time.” – Merchants of Air
“this is pure summertime partywith sweaty-summer-nights-rubbing-up-against-a-hottie-in-a-townie-bar written all over it.” – Yell! Magazine
“Good vocals, nice vibe of great 90’s rock bands.” -Mark Zubek (CEO of Zedd Records)
“Clean and modern vocals, combined with obvious musical talent, can surely get KEYCHAIN noticed around the world very quickly. I can’t wait to hear more!” – Stone (Metal Odyssey)
“This is good music, and the production in excellent.” – Pierre Garcin (La Grosse Radio)
“This tune is slammin’!” – Kevin Jardine (Slaves On Dope/Uplift Studios)
Track #1 & #4 – Bass by Nathan Litt
Powerful, inspiring, huge and moving, KEYCHAIN is pushing the boundaries of its genres to bring the world something completely breathtaking. Combining the elements of Metal, Alternative Rock and Hip Hop they’re bringing back the uniqueness and authenticity into today’s modern music for a rebirth of the nu-metal genre that has been loved by many and black sheeped by some.
In their first year alone, the independent Montreal, QC band has booked over 50 shows, an upcoming cross country North-American summer/fall tour plus will be releasing 3 music videos and 3 live acoustic videos by 2016’s end. Their upcoming debut EP ‘Breaking Out’ set for release Fall 2016 is produced by award winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson who has worked with names such as The Ramones, AC/DC, GWAR, Annihilator and Voivod plus mastered by none other than Howie Weinberg (Pantera, Limp Bizkit, The Deftones, etc).