PRLog - Feb. 12, 2013 - NEW YORK -- On Tuesday, February 12th, Jesse McFaddin’s first video from his solo album Stand Up! debuted on MTV Iggy, the world music discovery branch of the influential Viacom Media Networks family. The video is highlighted on their homepage, complete with a description. Access Violation is a track that blends a number of musical styles including rock, hip hop and electro. Sung in both English and Japanese, the track stays true to Jesse’s message of social activism and awareness. Shot entirely in black and white, the video intersperses artistic direction with classic video reels from the Cold War era to underscore Jesse’s message. MTV Iggy said it best by describing Access Violation as:
If we’re truly in our last days, Japan’s Jesse McFaddin (of nu metal trio Rize) would probably provide the penultimate swan song. “Access Violation” contains lots of pounding, hip-hoppy drums, electro guitar strums and black and white end-of-the-world-
Jesse McFaddin is the lead singer of the group RIZE, a three-piece rock band that is a fixture in the Japanese rock scene. He views his solo album as an opportunity to explore his creativity beyond the rock genre, promote his philanthropic projects and connect directly with fans outside of Japan. Immediately following the release of Stand Up!, Jesse consistently gained more visibility in the Americas with numerous mentions and press reviews from terrestrial & Internet radio stations, as well as print & blog media across North and South America, including the United States, Venezuela and Argentina.
Jesse McFaddin is also very engaged in the charitable community, acting as the face and brand ambassador for No Water No Chemical, El Sistema Japan, and Beers for Books. 2013 will bring Jesse further into the Americas with live performances planned at numerous festivals as well as more collaborations with artists from North and South America.
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