New single today, tour starts tomorrow

HACKTIVIST have revealed their latest single ‘Taken’, an emotive track with a huge chorus courtesy of special guest Rou Reynolds of Enter Shikari.

Both bands bonded over their mutual love of defying genre boundaries whilst touring together in 2014/15, and this inevitable collaboration is as natural as it is exciting and inspiring. 

‘Taken’ was championed as Dan Carter’s ‘Rockest Record’ last night on the Radio One Rock Show and is the third single to be taken from Hacktivist‘s highly-anticipated debut album Outside The Box, which is set for release worldwide on March 04 via UNFD (UNFD/Rise Records in the USA).

Of ‘Taken’, co-vocalist Ben Marvin says:

“This is about losing someone close to you, so it was a very emotional time writing and recording the song because we’ve all lost friends and family over the last few years. It’s about remembering what’s important in life, being there for others in times of need and holding moments in your life close to your heart.”

The quintet are currently out on tour playing intimate club shows in the UK before they head to Europe to coincide with the release of Outside The Box.

Remaining dates:

MAR 1 – BIRMINGHAM, UK – THE RAINBOW
MAR 2 – LIVERPOOL, UK – ARTS CLUB
MAR 5 – HAARLEM, NL – COMPLEXITY FESTIVAL
MAR 7 – WARSAW, PO – HYDROZAGADKA
MAR 8 – WROCLAW, PO – FIRLEJ
MAR 9 – BUDAPEST, HU – A38
MAR 11 – TURIN, IT – BARRIO
MAR 12 – MILAN, IT – CIRCOLO SVOLTA
MAR 13 – FLORENCE, IT – CYCLE CLUB
MAR 14 – VIENNA, AT – ARENA SMALL ROOM
MAR 15 – MUNICH, DE – BACKSTAGE CLUB
MAR 16 – BERLIN, DE – MUSIK & FRIEDEN
MAR 18 – HAMBURG, DE – ROCK CAFÉ ST. PAULI
MAR 19 – KOLN, DE – LUXOR
MAR 21 – PARIS, FR – BACKSTAGE
MAR 22 – NANTES, FR – SCENE MICHELET
MAR 23 – LYON, FR – WARM AUDIO

The band will return to the road with Issues in May. The line-up will be completed by Astroid Boys.

Dates:MAY 24 – CARDIFF – Y PLAS
MAY 25 – LONDON – KOKO
MAY 26 – MANCHESTER – RITZ
MAY 27 – GLASGOW – GARAGE
JUN 1 – ANTWERP – TRIX
JUN 2 – AMSTERDAM – MELKWEG

With festival season just around the corner, Hacktivist will also make appearances at Slam Dunk Festival and Hevy Fest.