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Multi-Platinum KONGOS release new full-length

Posted May 12, 2016 by Josh Drespling in Music News

Multi-platinum rock band and Epic Records artist KONGOS will release their upcoming full-length album, Egomaniac, on June 10, 2016

Multi-platinum rock band and Epic Records artist KONGOS will release their upcoming full-length album, Egomaniac, on June 10, 2016. Boasting 13 new tracks, including their new hit single “Take It From Me”, the new album marks the band’s biggest, boldest and best body of work yet. Egomaniac is available for pre-order here: 
In celebration of the album’s upcoming release, LA Reid presents the official KONGOSEgomaniac listening party and performance, taking place on the Sony Rooftop at 25 Madison Ave. in NYC this Thursday, May 12 from 6:30-8:30pm. To RSVP, email[email protected]. The event is sponsored by Patron Tequila.

KONGOS will perform their new single “Take It From Me”, which has held strong as “#1 most added” at Alternative Radio for the last two consecutive weeks. The track is currently at #19 on the chart and continues climbing. The unforgettably clever music video, which showcases the band members in “Big Head Mode” from the classic video game NBA Jam, recently cracked over 160,000 views on YouTube/VEVO in less than a week. Watch it HERE.The visual is the first in history to be premiered on Snapchat via MTV’s U.S. SnapChat Discover channel. You can download “Take It From Me” on iTunes or stream on Spotifynow. 
KONGOS recently announced that they will tour in support of Egomaniac this summer,performing at various festivals and headlining shows.  The tour begins July 2 at Saturday in the Park, hits major markets across the Midwest and South, and wraps up on July 16 at Floatfest in Martindale, TX. The full itinerary is included below.
Multi-Platinum Rockers KONGOS and LA Reid to Host “Egomaniac” Listening Party and Show this Thursday, May 12 in NYC
U.S. Summer Tour Kicks Off on July 2 in Sioux City, IA
 New Single “Take It From Me” – #1 Most Added at Alternative Radio Two Weeks In A Row
Named Fox Sports “Artist Of The Month” 
New Album Egomaniac Arrives June 10, 2016
KONGOS Tour Dates:
7/2       Sioux City, IA              Saturday in the Park
7/3       Indianapolis, IN           INDYpendence Day
7/4       O’Fallon, MO              Heritage and Freedom Festival
7/7       Chicago, IL                 Taste of Chicago
7/9       Toronto, ON                Velvet Underground
7/10     Philadelphia, PA          WRFF Radio Show
7/14     Little Rock, OK           Metroplex
7/16     Martindale, TX            Floatfest
In other big news, Fox Sports handpicked KONGOS as its “Artist of the Month” for the entire month of May. As part of this initiative, four songs from Egomaniac“Take It From Me,” “I Don’t Mind, “I Want It Free,and “Look At Me”-will be played during broadcast sports events all month-long.
In 2014, “Come With Me Now” from Lunatic put KONGOS on the map. The group became unanimously recognized as one of rock musics most infectious and invigorating new voices as the track went RIAA double-platinum for sales in excess of 2 million. It occupied the #1 spot at Alternative Radio for five weeks, marking the quickest ascent to the top by a new band in history.  The song was heard everywhere with placements by The Expendables 3, Universal Studios, Dodge Ram, Samsung Galaxy, American Idol, The Originals, MTV Movie Awards, HBO, FX, CNN, NBC Sports, ESPN, NFL, WWE, Playstation 4 and more.  The video has been viewed over 45 million times: Theyve hit the stage at Late Night With Seth MeyersJimmy Kimmel LIVE!The Today Show and more and received acclaim from Rolling StoneUSA Today, and many others.
The brothers KONGOS-Johnny, Jesse, Dylan, and Danny-have music in their blood. Their dad John Kongos landed multiple chart hits in the seventies, and the boys picked up instruments at a young age. Now, theyve got a musical legacy all their own
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Josh Drespling

Josh is the Publisher and creator of Empire Extreme and it’s sister publication Kingdom Extreme Magazine. He is an accomplished writer, photographer and graphic designer. He is always conjuring up new ideas and has a amazing passion for the music industry and all the things that surround it.


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