POWERFLO — the band featuring BIOHAZARD‘s Billy Graziadei and former FEAR FACTORY bassist/guitarist Christian Olde Wolbers alongside Sen Dog from CYPRESS HILL, Rogelio Lozano from DOWNSET, and Brazilian drummer Fernando Schaefer — has released an animated video for its latest single, “The Grind”. The song is taken from POWERFLO‘s self-titled debut album, which came out last June via New Damage Records. The disc was produced by Josh Lynch and Billy Graziadei, mixed by Jay Baumgardner (GODSMACK, PAPA ROACH, HELMET) and mastered by Maor Applebaum (FAITH NO MORE, HALFORD, ADRENALINE MOB) at Maor Applebaum Mastering.
POWERFLO will release a new EP, “Bring That Shit Back”, on June 1 via New Damage Records.
Speaking about the upcoming EP and the band’s impending European tour, Graziadei says: “We’ve been in the studio working on some new music for our next release! We’re about to drop a new EP, and we’re gonna hit Europe for the first time in June. We been stayin’ on that grind.”
Melding hip-hop, metal, punk, and rock into a potent offering, POWERFLO draws on its powerhouse resume to collectively smash boundaries.
The origins of POWERFLO can be traced back over more than two decades as the members of the band would collaborate on numerous occasions. In addition to both CYPRESS HILL and BIOHAZARD appearing on the landmark platinum-selling “Judgment Night” soundtrack, Sen Dog delivered a cameo on BIOHAZARD‘s “State Of The World Address” in 1993, while Christian both guested on CYPRESS HILL‘s chart-topping 2000 double-album “Skulls & Bones”, which Roy also guested on, and 2001’s “Stone Raiders” in addition to performing with the group countless times. In 2015, longtime friend Roy played demos for Sen on a ride to the airport. The music immediately spoke to the rapper and thus POWERFLO was born.