Now, it looks like the rumors are true and a new version of “Monsters” is arriving sooner than you think.
All Time Low, Demi Lovato and blackbear raised eyebrows this week after they shared cryptic posts on social media. All of the posts seemingly included similar artwork to one another, causing fans to theorize that a new collab was possibly in the works. After All Time Low captioned their Twitter post as “just a bunch of monsters,” it was speculated that a new version of “Monsters” may be on the way.
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) December 2, 2020
Just a bunch of monsters pic.twitter.com/iomlakHHs2
— All Time Low (@AllTimeLow) December 2, 2020
The collab was seemingly confirmed on Wednesday after eagle-eyed fans spotted some changes to the “Monsters” lyric video. The video’s credit registration was recently changed to include Demi Lovato.
Now, it looks like the speculation is true after all. On Thursday, the artists confirmed that a new version of “Monsters” is on the way. “Monsters (feat. blackbear)” originally appears on All Time Low’s latest album Wake Up, Sunshine.
By the looks of the collab teaser’s illustrations, fans can expect to see quite an entertaining video that may feature a vampiresque blackbear like we’ve never seen before. As well, the new collab is arriving sooner than you might think. All Time Low confirmed that the new version of “Monsters” is making its debut at 12 A.M. ET on Friday, Dec. 4.
— All Time Low (@AllTimeLow) December 3, 2020
Alex Gaskarth also revealed that this collaboration with Demi Lovato has been a decade in the making.
“Let’s goooooo!! Celebrating this song by getting another REAL one to absolutely shred it with us feels v v nice. A collab ten years in the making. Big @ddlovato”
— Alex Gaskarth (@AlexGaskarth) December 3, 2020
In the past, Lovato has teamed up with a few artists in the scene including We The Kings for “We’ll Be A Dream” and Fall Out Boy for “Irresistible.” Most recently, blink-182‘s Travis Barker produced an emo rock remix of her hit single “Love Me.”
“Monsters (feat. blackbear)” is currently one of All Time Low’s most successful songs to date. Earlier this year, the song went on to make history when it reached No.1 on Alternative Radio, the first-ever for All Time Low.
Monsters is the #1 song on alternative radio THANKS TO YOU!
To accomplish something like this fifteen years into our journey is mind blowing. We can’t express how grateful we are for @iamblackbear, our team, and the fans who have supported us for so long.
Love you all 💛 pic.twitter.com/TQ37VLIjUh
— All Time Low (@AllTimeLow) September 13, 2020
This upcoming collab with All Time Low and Lovato is the newest of many to come from blackbear in 2020. blackbear recently joined forces with Machine Gun Kelly on “my ex’s best friend.” The Tickets To My Downfall song went on to peak at No.1 on Billboard‘s Alternative Digital Songs Sales chart. As well, the duo performed the song during this year’s MTV Video Music Awards.
Are you excited to hear All Time Low, Demi Lovato and blackbear’s new collab? What are you expecting it to sound like? Let us know in the comments below.