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Here’s How Machine Gun Kelly Made Bloody Valentine With Travis Barker

Watch Machine Gun Kelly hit the studio with blink-182’s Travis Barker for the making of Bloody Valentine.

Machine Gun Kelly has released a new video giving fans a peek into the studio during the making of his recent pop-punk single, Bloody Valentine (spoiler: it was seemingly fuelled by a lot of weed).

The rapper – real name Colson Baker – joined forces with longtime pal and now-producer Travis Barker for his upcoming album Tickets To My Downfall, with Bloody Valentine already starting to come together during their first studio session on December 1, 2019.

Read this next: Travis Barker: “I looked death in the face and survived…”

In a recent interview with Zane Lowe, Machine Gun Kelly revealed that Tickets To My Downfall as a whole was pretty much spawned from just this session, such was the vibe and enthusiasm for the material that was being worked on.

“This whole thing started out with one studio session,” he said. “We’ve been great friends for a decade. So this was just like, ‘Hey, let’s just do a random day of work.’ The energy was so immense that came from it…

“And it was so powerful that Travis was like, ‘Fuck it, I’m blocking off two months of my life and we’re doing this album.’ So I know it has some of that feel and some of that album’s classic nostalgia in this because otherwise we wouldn’t have just stopped everything we were doing to do this.”

Check out the making of Bloody Valentine below:

And now stream the song, because it’s a banger tbf:

Posted on May 13th 2020, 4:09pm
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