Deal with the Devil (Pop Evil song)

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"Deal with the Devil"
Single by Pop Evil
from the album Onyx
ReleasedAugust 20, 2013
FormatCompact disc, digital download
GenreAlternative metal, hard rock
Length3:21
LabeleOne Music
Songwriter(s)Dave Bassett, Leigh Kakaty
Producer(s)Johnny K
Pop Evil singles chronology
"Trenches"
(2013)
"Deal with the Devil"
(2013)
"Torn to Pieces"
(2014)
"Trenches"
(2013)
"Deal with the Devil"
(2013)
"Torn to Pieces"
(2014)

"Deal with the Devil " is the second single from Onyx and is the eleventh single overall from American rock band Pop Evil.[1][2] The video, which was directed by Johan Carlén, is the second part of a trilogy that is being presented in reverse.[3] The song became the band's second number-one single, following their previous single "Trenches".[4]

Premise[edit]

The song and video are the second part of a trilogy that deals with substance abuse and dependency.[2] With respect to the song, drummer Chachi Riot stated that: "Life can be wonderful, but life can also be extremely merciless. How do we deal with these hard times? Who do we have to deal with? Our decisions have consequences."[1]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[5] 48
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[6] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pop Evil Reveal 'Deal With the Devil' Video". Noisecreep.com. 2013-08-20. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  2. ^ a b "Pop Evil Release Trailer For Upcoming Video". Loudwire.com. 2013-08-01. Retrieved 2013-10-08.
  3. ^ "> News > POP EVIL Release 'Deal With The Devil' Single; Video Streaming". Bravewords.com. Retrieved 2013-10-04.
  4. ^ "Pop Evil – "Deal With The Devil" hits #1". Loudwire. Loudwire. Retrieved Dec 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Pop Evil Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2014.
  6. ^ "Pop Evil Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved May 29, 2014.