Shields have announced that they have signed with Long Branch Records and revealed details of their new single.

It’s Killing Me will be released on the 26th of January and is the UK metalcore outfit’s first new song for nearly three years.

The London group self-released their debut EP in 2013 and followed it up with a round of UK touring. After gathering a strong audience, they released second EP Guilt in April 2015.

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Over the next two years, Shields toured the UK and mainland Europe – playing festivals and shows with Veil of Maya, Ice Nine Kills, Chelsea Grin and Born of Osiris. During this time, the band were writing their next release.

It’s Killing Me is the first taste of a new album that’s up their sleeves. Shields will now spend some time supporting Escape The Fate on their tour that started on the 18th.

Don’t miss them on these dates:

18/01/18 – IE – Dublin – Voodoo Lounge
19/01/18 – UK – Belfast – Oh Yeah Centre
20/01/18 – UK – Glasgow – Garage
21/01/18 – UK – Manchester – Academy 2
22/01/18 – UK – Bristol – Thekla
23/01/18 – BE – Aarschot – De Klinker
25/01/18 – DE – Cologne – Essigfabrik
26/01/18 – FR – Paris – Le Trabendo
27/01/18 – CH – Lausanne – Les Docks
09/02/18 – UK – London – KOKO