SiM, the powerhouse metal rockers renowned worldwide, unleash their long-awaited album PLAYDEAD on September 24. This announcement brings forth a wave of thrilling revelations, including expansive tours and a glimpse of their upcoming album with their pulse-pounding new single RED.

With a new album looming on the horizon, and an upcoming tour that hints at an international appearance, let’s take a look at SiM’s titanic revelations!


The blood-stained world of RED

SiM’s RED, released on July 14, serves as the opening theme for the highly anticipated second season of the anime KENGAN ASURA, premiering on Netflix in September.

This fast-paced and dynamic song perfectly captures the spirit of the adrenaline-fueled battles depicted in the anime. With its irresistible rhythm and powerful chorus, RED is destined to become an anthemic favorite!

Vocalist MAH comments on the new release:

The blood that flows is all the same, โ€œredโ€. Of course, there are obviously differences in race, beliefs, etc, but instead of forcing to accept or to push this fact, the song is about first and foremost, the need to face yourself. Thank you for choosing this as the theme song!

The full version of RED is available to stream worldwide, but you can catch a teaser from the anime below:

ใ‚ขใƒ‹ใƒกใ€Žใ‚ฑใƒณใ‚ฌใƒณใ‚ขใ‚ทใƒฅใƒฉใ€ Season2 ใƒ†ใ‚ฃใ‚ถใƒผPV

Beyond RED: the intense and diverse tracks of PLAYDEAD

Alongside the electrifying track RED, the album PLAYDEAD boasts 12 other gripping songs that reflect the band’s values and innovative spirit.

Delve into the orchestral rendition of The Rumbling, the renowned opening theme from Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2, which garnered an astounding 370 million views on streaming platforms and YouTube. And that’s not allโ€”get ready for the full-length version of UNDER THE TREE, the theme song from Attack on Titan Final Season THE FINAL CHAPTERS Special 1, finally available for the first time!

Preview the lineup for SiM’s sixth album, “PLAYDEAD”

SiM sets stages ablaze

In their quest for global dominance, SiM has unveiled an epic series of tours designed to trap as many fans as possible!

Our readers in the US are in for a treat, as SiM launches their whirlwind tour across 27 cities starting on August 24. United as “The Jackpot Juicer US Tour”, SiM joins forces with the renowned American band, Dance Gavin Dance, taking the stage as the main support act. With a staggering total capacity of over 70,000 people, this tour signifies the beginning of their ambitious global expansion.

They’re not just rocking livehouses, but also captivating a legion of new fans at the prestigious Louder Than Life Festival in Kentucky as well as SWANFEST in Pennsylvania. Prepare to be blown away by their unstoppable energy!

Then, SiM conquers their home turf as they launch their massive nationwide tour, PLAYDEAD WORLD TOUR SEASON 1 this October. The journey commences at the Ebisu LIQUIDROOM on October 24, taking fans on a thrilling ride across 36 locations throughout Japan. The grand finale awaits at the Zepp DiverCity Tokyo on March 27, 2024. With such ambition in their tour’s name, we can’t help but wonder where SiM will take us in “Season 2”!

SiM kicks off a nationwide Japan tour this October

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  1. PLAYDEAD
  2. RED
  3. HiDE and SEEK
  4. SWEET DREAMS
  5. Die Alone
  6. TOO LATE
  7. KiSS of DEATH
  8. Sad Song
  9. BBT
  10. DO THE DANCE
  11. Not So Weak
  12. UNDER THE TREE (Full Length Ver.)
  13. The Rumbling (Orchestra Ver.)