Yungblud, Machine Gun Kelly, and Travis Barker have announced that they will be teaming up to drop off a collaboration track later today (December 1).
Yungblud confirmed the news last night (Nov 30), sharing a short video of himself and MGK contemplating whether to drop the hint on FaceTime, before concluding, « Fuck it. »
Announcing the song’s arrival, Yungblud tweeted: « SURPRISE !!! me kells n travis just said fuck it and they’re going to drop a song tomorrow! » Acting like this « tomorrow night at midnight (local) 9pm ( PST) I’m so excited I dribbled! Are you fucking ready !? «
And as Machine Gun Kelly revealed on Instagram, he has been steadily dropping the track on his DJ sets for the past year.
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The collaboration between the three comes after MGK revealed that they are working on new music with Barker.
« This guy @machinegunkelly really came in last night and knocked out 3 songs in a few hours, » he wrote on Twitter last month.
Barker also appeared with MGK during the latter’s live show from The Roxy in Los Angeles in October, which saw the pair perform « Tickets To My Downfall » in its entirety.
Opening up to his friendship with Yungblud, MGK previously compared the couple to Elton John and Jimi Hendrix.
« I approached him because I was a fan of everything he does, including his attitude and the way he dresses, » Kelly told Yungblud’s NME.
« His raw voice is so good, and he has an immense love for rock ‘n’ roll. Those energies gravitate towards each other. »
Describing their friendship as « free-spirited, » he continued: « It feels like a drug, a thing from across the pond, like, ‘You hold it there and I hold it here.’ Together we can make a kind of star bond. rock. We’re like Elton John and Jimi Hendrix back in the day. «