New York, NY – Hard rock radio pioneers Mudvayne and Epic Records are proud to announce the upcoming release, By The People, For The People which is set to hit stores November 27th. The highly anticipated new album consists of several live recordings, rarities, demos, as well as two new recordings including the first single, â€œDull Boyâ€ â€“ which was produced by Dave Fortman and recorded in New Orleans – as well as an incredible never before heard cover of the Policeâ€™s â€œKing of Pain.â€The album is aptly titled By The People, For The People, because it is entirely fan-generated. Mudvayne is creating history by offering their diehard fans the opportunity to participate in creating the entire content of the album. Starting on September 26th, fans will be able to visit www.mudvayne.com and www.myspace.com/mudvayne to help pick the track listing, submit fan generated album artwork, and participate in creating the video for first single, â€œDull Boyâ€ which makes its radio debut in early October. â€œWe have some of the greatest fans and this album is a way for us to give back to those that have supported us throughout the years,â€ states Chad Gray of Mudvayne.
By The People, For The People affords Mudvayne a chance to give back to their loyal fans that have stood by them throughout their entire career, one that exploded in 2000 with the release of the MTV2-award winning video, â€œDig.â€ This album spotlights the disruption of traditional media and the bandâ€™s desire to further connect with their fans.
Every Mudvayne studio album has received gold certification including Mudvayneâ€™s last release, 2005â€™s â€œLost And Found,â€ which debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 and generated the hit single, â€œHappy?â€ which skyrocketed to take the #1 spot at radio and remained there for an incredible 10 weeks. Mudvayne has sold over 4.5 million units worldwide, resulting in an incredible 6 gold-certified releases. In addition, the band was also nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 2005 Grammyâ€™s.
Singer Chad Gray and guitarist Greg Tribbett are on tour with HELLYEAH for the remainder of 2006. However, Mudvayne returns with a new studio album in 2008.