Steve Aoki and Linkin Park premiered “Darker Than Blood” this week on The World Famous KROQ, topped with Aoki taking on Mike Shinoda in a game of Mortal Kombat X as the new single played on Twitch, ending the premiere with a visit to Loveline.
“Darker Than Blood” is the second collaboration between the two music giants, Linkin Park featuring Aoki in “A Light That Never Comes” in 2013 off their remix album Recharged. Aoki’s new single featuring Linkin Park comes off the next installment to his double-album, Neon Future II up on pre-orders with an instant download of “Darker Than Blood” HERE.
The song has soared across the web on social media in just its third day, the reactions from fans fairly mixed-
— Mauro Succu (@MauroLampard) April 15, 2015
@steveaoki I think I may love Darker than blood a bit too much! To awesome to be true
— EXØ (@ruffneckEXO) April 15, 2015
Nãotem umamúsicado Linkin Park queeunãogoste, inclusive as com o Steve Aoki. Darker Than Blood nãoé tudoaquilo, mas tábembacana.
— ♮Gabriel Bordin'' (@gabriel_bordin) April 15, 2015
Darker than blood wasn't that bad. Chester sounded good at the end. Idk what the beginning was. Mike and Chester layered on each other?
— Raquel (@Numbrocker02) April 15, 2015
An official lyric video for the dark song has been released, no word yet on the official music video’s release, teased with behind-the-scenes activity last week, Rolling Stone with the story behind each. For now, enjoy the great lyric video below.