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UK Edm Trio Monsta Release Messiah Ep Today on Owsla/Interscope, Available Now on Itunes ; Video for New Single "Messiah" Out Now

June 4, 2013

YellowBrix

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- London-based EDM trio MONSTA release the Messiah EP available today on the iTunes Store (iTunes.com/WeAreMonsta) and all digital retailers. Comprised of producers Rocky and Rufio with vocals from front man Skaar, the rising group is a product of the UK dance scene whose progressive sound and uncompromising refusal to be pigeon-holed by any one genre has been making waves with peers and live audiences alike.

(Video: http://youtu.be/ViNBOWkRiOY)

Title track "Messiah," for which the group recently premiered the video, combines all the best parts of electronica, dance, soul and gospel with producers Rocky and Rufio injecting an unmistakable and infectious energy to the track which sounds as euphoric on speakers as it does on the dance floor. But what makes MONSTA uniquely different from anything in the current EDM scene are Skaar's soaring vocals- his inimitable voice, which Skrillex describes as "like fucking angels are singing," driving "Messiah" like an unstoppable juggernaut.

Says MONSTA, "Messiah is a song that started around the piano and drew on our love for blues and spiritual music. It's amazing for us that we now get to perform it for club and festival crowds where ever we go. To have pioneering producers like Feed Me and Dirty South re-imagine the song is absolutely incredible and we're looking forward to everyone hearing the original and the remixes together on this release."

Having toured extensively through the UK, Europe and US with the likes of Knife Party, Kill The Noise, Nero and Swedish House Mafia, MONSTA have built up a large and loyal live following through their infectiously energetic performances- evidenced most recently in the U.S. with a sold out performance at NYC's Webster Hall earlier this month, at Swedish House Mafia's LA Masquerade Motel and in Austin at SXSW.

For more about MONSTA, please visit:www.wearemonsta.comwww.facebook.com/ wearemonstawww.twitter.com/WEAREMONSTA

iTunes.com/WeAreMonsta

SOURCE Interscope Records

Originally published by Interscope Records.

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