3Teeth continue to roll out music from their upcoming Metawar album, this time releasing a track that might already be familiar to listeners. The band has covered the Foster the People alterna-hit “Pumped Up Kicks,” giving it a more industrial spin.

The reimagined version of the song gives the track a grittier feel, while also putting a little more focus on the song’s gun-centric lyrics. As if that weren’t enough, the group just released a gun-centric video that serves as their own commentary on school shootings. Have a look in the player below.

“Industrial bands have a long history of subverting popular culture songs. From songs like Revolting Cocks’ version ‘Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?’ or Laibach’s ‘Sympathy for the Devil,” says 3Teeth frontman Alexis Mincolla. “We’ve just always been a fan of this sort of thing and felt it would be a good time to take an iconic song of the late 2000’s and give it some unexpected 2019 industrial darkness, which in the end seemed all too fitting considering the song is about a school shooter.”

If you like what you hear, the track will appear on the new album, which is due next Friday (July 5). You can reserve your copy here.

3Teeth are currently wrapping up a European tour and will return stateside for a North American tour leg. See the dates below and get ticketing info here.

3Teeth, “Pumped Up Kicks”

3Teeth 2019 Tour Dates

June 30 - Berlin, Germany Huxleys
July 2 - Bristol, UK SWX
July 3 - Glasgow, UK SWG3 Studio Warehouse
July 4 - Birmingham, UK O2 Institute
July 6 - London, UK O2 Shephard’s Bush Empire
July 7 - Paris, France La Machine du Moulin Rouge
July 9 - Oberhausen, Germany Kulttempel
July 10 - Prague, Czech Republic Roxy
July 11 - Budapest, Hungary A38
July 15 - Salt Lake City, UT Metro Music Hall
July 16 - Denver, CO Marquis Theater
July 18 - Lincoln, NE Bourbon Theatre
July 19 - Kansas City, MO Riot Room
July 20 - St. Louis, MO Fubar
July 22 - Minneapolis, MN Studio B @ Skyway Theatre
July 23 - Madison, WI High Noon Saloon
July 24 - Chicago, IL Reggies Rock Club
July 25 - Detroit, MI Small’s
July 26 - Columbus, OH A&R Music Bar
July 28 - Montreal, QC Heavy Montreal
July 29 - Toronto, ON Velvet Underground
July 31 - Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall
August 1 - New York, NY Bowery Ballroom
August 2 - Philadelphia, PA Voltage Lounge
August 3 - Baltimore, MD Baltimore Sound Stage
August 4 - Chapel Hill, NC Local 506
August 5 - Nashville, TN Exit/In
August 7 - Atlanta, GA The Masquerade (Hell)
August 8 - New Orleans, LA The Parish at House of Blues
August 9 - Houston, TX Scout Bar
August 10 - Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill
August 11 - Austin, TX Empire Control Room
August 14 - Tucson, AZ 191 Toole
August 15 - Phoenix, AZ The Rebel Lounge
August 16 - San Diego, CA Brick by Brick
August 17 - Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom
August 18 - San Francisco, CA Slim’s

June 30 to July 11 w/Ministry
Author & Punisher opens July 15 to August 14
GosT opens July 15 to August 5

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