"Conversion", the new single from the Knoxville, Tennessee-based female-fronted metal/hardcore act STRAIGHT LINE STITCH, can be viewed below (courtesy of ARTISTdirect.com). The clip was filmed with directed by Dale "Rage" Resteghini, who has helmed over 550 music videos since 2003, including clips for such metal bands as MUDVAYNE, HATEBREED, ANTHRAX and SHADOWS FALL. Rage has also helmed videos for some of the biggest names in the hip hop world, including Lil Wayne, Diddy, Snoop Dog and Ice Cube.
Commented Alexis Brown: "'Conversion' is one of my favorite songs on the record because it's about shedding old skin and becoming a whole another being. I'm really stoked that it's the first single off our new record."
"Conversion" comes off STRAIGHT LINE STITCH's sophomore album, "The Fight Of Our Lives", which will be released on March 22 via eOne Music. The follow-up to 2008's "When Skies Wash Ashore" was produced and mixed by the Grammy Award-nominated producer Johnny K (DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, SEVENDUST) and is set to include eleven new songs. Additional work on the album was done by Ben Schigel.
"The Fight Of Our Lives" track listing:
01. Tear Down The Sky
03. Laughing In The Rearview
04. Cold Front
05. No Tomorrow
06. Bar Room Brawl
07. One Reason
08. Never Surrender
09. Living Dead
10. Sound Of Silence
11. Ashes In The Wind
STRAIGHT LINE STITCH will take part in this summer's Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival alongside MEGADETH, DISTURBED and GODSMACK. The band will appear on the "Extreme Stage" on all dates along with SUICIDE SILENCE and ALL SHALL PERISH.
"Getting added to Mayhem is definitely a highlight of our careers thus far," said Brown. "There are so many amazing bands we thought we'd never get the opportunity to play with and now we get to. It's gonna be a surreal summer for sure."
"Conversion" behind the scenes:
Photo credit: Tom Medvedich