After ten years in the business, Manchester crew Virus Syndicate have transcended their grime roots and influenced the worlds of electronic music and hip-hop like no other UK act; infiltrating every genre with witty, gritty urban clarity, no corner of the industry is safe from their boundary bashing lyrical lashings. Combining electro, drum & bass, house, trap, bass and more their collaborative conjurations resonate with all, while standing well and truly on their own.
They unveil powerful new single “Psychopath” in December as a precursor to new album Symptomatic in 2016 with a hard-hitting visual, picking apart some of the darkest parts of society today. Unbeknownst to the collective, the message portrayed within the video would become exceptionally relevant in light of the ISIS Paris bombings that would come weeks after the video’s conception. In fact, the “Psychopath” visual hit so close to home the French government banned the video stating they cannot feature any war propaganda and the video is too controversial for the country’s current climate.