PAPA ROACH Singer Comments On New Single

The Pulse of Radio reports: PAPA ROACH is offering a free download of the band's new single and video, "Hollywood Whore", this week at its official web site. The track is taken from the band's upcoming fifth major label album, "Metamorphosis". Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix told The Pulse of Radio that the song's subject matter just came to him one day after the band had finished working out the music. "I was writing and I wrote, 'Hollywood whore,' and I was all, 'Now that's a topic. I need to write about Hollywood whores, you know.' 'Cause everybody's tired of them. So I just laid it out how it is, you know, and it's a bad-ass song. It's fun, you know, and at the end I'm just spittin'off at the mouth, going crazy and it's a really fun song."

The arrival of "Hollywood Whore" is part of the long rollout for "Metamorphosis", which was originally scheduled for release this fall but was bumped to March of 2009.

"Metamorphosis" will follow up 2006's "The Paramour Sessions". The disc will mark the recording debut with PAPA ROACH of ex-UNWRITTEN LAW drummer Tony Palermo, who replaced founding drummer Dave Buckner last year after Buckner went down with personal issues.

PAPA ROACH will begin a new round of dates with STAIND in mid-November.

"Hollywood Whore" video:

Interview (courtesy of The Rockvine):

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