Heartsteel is League of Legends' new boy band


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When Is HEARTSTEEL's Paranoia Releasing?

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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HEARTSTEEL is League of Legends' all-new virtual band starring reimagined versions of beloved champions.
This unique boy band features Sett, K'Sante, Aphelios, Ezreal, Yone, and Kayne.
This is all you need to know about HEARTSTEEL and its debut single called Paranoia.

Riot Games revealed its newest virtual boy band in League of Legends. On 12th October, Riot Games tweeted, "We're working on it," and posted an image filled with many clues about the boy band. Following this, on 16th October, Riot Games has officially unveiled the League of Legends boy band called HEARTSTEEL.

According to Riot Games' official press release, "HEARTSTEEL is a group of dynamic daredevils dedicated to unapologetic individuality and creative expression."

HEARTSTEEL's first single is called "Paranoia," noted Riot Games.

Here's all we know about Paranoia, the boy band's debut single, and its release date.

Riot Games Teases HEARTSTEEL's Paranoia

On 20th October, Riot Games posted a teaser, giving a first glimpse at League of Legends boy band's upcoming song Paranoia. Fans initially were introduced to the band's members, their first look earlier in the week.

The group’s personality and sound is inspired by multiple genres and modern music collectives and eras, culminating in this bold, one-of-a-kind identity.

The members of HEARTSTEEL are as follows:

  • Ezreal: Vocalist

  • Kayn: Rapper, Instrumentalist

  • Aphelios: Instrumentalist, Songwriter

  • Yone: Producer

  • K’Sante: Co-leader, Vocalist

  • Sett: Co-leader, Rapper

The actual voices of the boy ban are Exo's Baekhyun, ØZI, Tobi Lou and Cal Scruby.

Following this, fans were given a taste today of the actual music HEARTSTEEL is going to be releasing.

Fans have been talking about the short 17-second clip on the League of Legends YouTube channel which teased Paranoia's sound, theme, and visuals. This is an actual snippet of what is to come the way of HEARTSTEEL fans.

The glimpse features heavy drums and an electric melody. The lyrics that can be heard in the song is: "They’re praying for the death of a rockstar!

When Is HEARTSTEEL's Paranoia Releasing?

The song will be released worldwide on 23rd October and fans can watch the “PARANOIA” music video on YouTube or listen to the track on all major listening platforms starting on 23rd October at 8:00AM PT.

Here are some other time zones when Paranoia will release:

  • Europe CEST: 5 pm

  • India IST: 8:30 pm

  • Australia (Sydney) AEDT: 2 am (24th October)

  • South Korea KST: 12 am (24th October)

On 19th October, League of Legends' virtual boy band HEARTSTEEL had an exclusive interview with GQ Korea where the members of the band answered some interesting questions.

You can read the whole interview on Riot's virtual artist HEARTSTEEL will surpass K/DA.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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