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Bring Me The Horizon’s Oli Sykes Reveals He And Jordan Fish Were Hired To Help Write New Limp Bizkit Album


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Bring Me The Horizon frontman Oli Sykes has revealed that he and his bandmate, keyboardist/vocalist Jordan Fish, were tapped to help write material for Limp Bizkit‘s long-gestating new album “Stampede Of The Disco Elephants” last year. In an appearance earlier today, October 21st, on BBC Radio 1‘s ‘Rock Show With Daniel P Carter‘, Sykes said of that:

“Last year, me and Jordan went and worked with Fred Durst on a Limp Bizkit album. It just didn’t work out to be honest. He just didn’t show up most of the time.

Lovely guy, but I don’t think he was ready to make and album. I think he was pushed into it a bit, like, his managers and people said ‘these are the guys you want to work with.’ So we gave him all these ideas and I mean it was just bad from day one to be honest…”

He went on to reveal that the band’s newly debuted track “Wonderful Life has some origins from the failed sessions for the aforementioned Bizkit record, stating:

“It’s one of them things, looking back, where it wasn’t meant to be. One good thing came out of it: me and Jordan wrote this riff and I one day decided the tempo and key matched almost perfectly with the song. So we de-Bizkit‘d it a bit, and it ended up sounding pretty sick.”

As for the long wait with Limp Bizkit‘s album, Durst‘s bandmate, guitarist Wes Borland, revealed back in 2016 that Durst was seemingly unable to create anything he was truly happy with for the record. Meanwhile, Bring Me The Horizon‘s new album “Amo” will be released on January 11th.

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