Hiding in Shadows from Defy The Tyrants, is a next level Metal song with an extremely cool melody. You get lost in your thoughts with the captivating voice of the artist and the unique melody. Formed in 2016 and hailing from the border town of San Diego in Southern California, Defy The Tyrants is an American metal quintet who have released two Ep’s (“Wrest The Crown” and “Asylum”) and 6 singles including the fan favorite “Dominate to Desecrate” and the newly released “Hiding in Shadows”. Rounded out by Jandro Utrilla (guitar) Anthony Esparza (guitar) Alberto Lafarga (bass), Brandon Lobb (drums), and new frontman Zach Salazar, the sound of Defy The Tyrants is best described as California Metal, a blend of Djent, Death Metal, Thrash, Nu-Metal and Prog. Defy The Tyrants is described by their fan to be an unholy cross between bands such Slipknot, Korn, Lamb of God, After The Burial, and Revocation, often mixing complex thrash and prog riffs with djent-y breakdowns, strong hooks, and lavish choruses. After spending most of 2020 writing and recording new music, Defy The Tyrants is now ready to release 5 new singles in 2021 with their new vocalist and frontman, Zach Salazar. The first single, “Hiding in Shadows” (released in early summer 2021) has several key hallmarks of the Defy The Tyrants sound that include circle head banging beats, After The Burial-esque riffs, dual guitar solos, and an emotive performance courtesy of Salazar, Defy has released a song that is both familiar yet fresh for longtime fans. Defy The Tyrants promises a bigger project on the horizon that is 2022 and assures new and old fans alike to hang tight because the ride is just beginning.