MUSIC NEWS: THE HOMELESS GOSPEL CHOIR DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR “ARMAGEDDON” TODAY AT ABSOLUTEPUNK.NET

Indie folk-punk act The Homeless Gospel Choir, which is made up solely of Derek Zanetti, has premiered a new video for the song "Armageddon" today at Absolutepunk.net. The track is featured on the upcoming album, I Used To Be So Young, which will be released on July 15th via A-F Records. The album is available now for pre-order at http://bit.ly/UdpD26.
 
Watch the video for "Armageddon" now, exclusively at Absolutepunk.net: http://bit.ly/1mebFbU
 
"As of the last few years I've been doing a lot more visual art, drawing, painting, screenprinting, ect.," Zanetti explains about the video. "When I was writing for this record Chris Stowe and Chris #2 stumbled across a few drawings I was working on. They thought it would be a good idea to incorporate it with one of the new tunes from the record. So we put our heads together, and this is what we came up with."
 
The Homeless Gospel Choir is Zanetti's mouthpiece for his outspoken views on political and social topics ranging from greed, privilege and complacency. On his latest song, he tackles America's obsession with the end of days.  
 
""Armageddon" is in reference to the anxiety, and fear that comes along with always thinking the world is going to end," adds Zanetti. "These "doomsday preppers" spend more time worrying about death, and not enough time living. And I think that is both funny and sad."
 
"Armageddon" follows The Homeless Gospel Choir's recent video for "Black Friday," a song about the country's grotesque consumerism, and "Untitled," a song about living outside the confines of traditional American ideals.
 
The Homeless Gospel Choir will tour this summer with Listener and '68 in support of I Used To Be So Young. Follow him at https://www.facebook.com/TheHomelessGospelChoir for additional updates.
 
The Homeless Gospel Choir Tour Dates (w/Listener, '68):
July 2 - Kansas City, MO - Czar Bar
July 3 - St. Louis, MO - Plush
July 4 - Urbana, IL - Audiofeed
July 6 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean
July 8 - Grand Rapids, MI - Take Hold
July 9 - Fort Wayne, IN - Calhoun Street Bar
July 10 - Columbus, OH - Double Happiness
July 11 - Pittsburgh, PA - The Roboto Project
July 13 - Atlantic City, NJ - The Boneyard
July 14 - Annapolis, MD - Annapolis KOFC
July 16 - Columbia, SC - New Brookland Tavern
July 18 - Atlanta, GA - The Loft
July 19 - Nashville, TN - Rocketown
July 22 - Dallas, TX - The Door
July 23 - Austin, TX - Red 7



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