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The name Skye Sweetnam rings a bell with many pop listeners. Her debut album, Noise From the Basement (2004), launched her to mainstream success with her Billboard Top 40 hit "Tangled Up in Me." Since then, Sweetnam has experimented with different music styles, started going by the name Sever, and eventually started the metal/punk rock band Sumo Cyco, with guitarist Matt "MD" Drake. Sumo Cyco has gained a loyal fanbase and made a name for themselves by performing at festivals such as Warped Tour Toronto, NXNE, SCENE Music Festival, and KOI Fest (the latter three through Sonicbids). With their debut album Lost in Cyco City awaiting international release, Sever let us in on what to expect from the record, spilled exciting info on upcoming music videos, and explained how Sonicbids has helped Sumo Cyco open new doors – even for a veteran like herself!