Cypress Hill, the legendary Bangers of Hip Hop/Rock fusion return with the group’s first new recordings since 2001’s “Stoned Raiders”.

The first single from “Till Death Do Us Part”, will be a chance for Cypress Hill fans to get their first taste of the group’s new work with the release of the groundbreaking “What’s Your Number?”

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“Da Hill” has created a Hip Hop ode to the 80’s Punk Rock band “the Clash” with “What’s Your Number?,” which incorporates musical elements…performed by a scorching live band featuring Rancid’s Tim Armstrong on guitar…of the Clash’s anthemic “Guns Of Brixton.”

To date, Cypress Hill has received 15 Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America: “Cypress Hill” went Gold and 2x Platinum; “Insane In The Brain” (Gold), “Black Sunday”, blew up out the box Gold and 3x Platinum; “III: Temples Of Boom” (Gold, Platinum); IV (Gold); “Unreleased & Revamped” (Gold), “Los Grandes Exitos En Espa?ol” (Gold) and “Skull & Bones” (Gold, Platinum).

Since the group’s formation in 1988, the pioneering rap-rock quartet Cypress Hill… founders B-Real (Louis Freese), DJ Muggs (Lawrence Muggerud) and Sen Dog (Senen Reyes), along with newest member Eric Bobo have come a long way from the streets of South Central L.A. Over the course of its 15 year history, Cypress Hill has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide; headlined Lollapalooza, Woodstock and the group’s own Smokin’ Grooves tour; and appeared on “Saturday Night Live,” among other shows, all while breaking down the barriers between Hip Hop, Alternative, Metal, Rock, Reggae, Ska and Latin music.

“We wanted to take it back to what it was in the beginning,” says B-Real “It’s all raw Hip Hop with Rock touches, Reggae and the Latin thing we started with. We just let it come to us from there. We vibed the record out as we went along. And whatever we liked at the end, if it sticks like glue, we made it happen.”

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“We took the best of what we do, and what we’ve learned through the years, updated it for 2004, and voila,” says Muggs, who once again provided most of the initial beats and final production, in turn inspiring input from the other three. “It’s about growth and progression.”

“The first single, is like Ska-Rock on ‘What’s Your Number?’ It’s a take-off on ‘Guns of Brixton,'” says B-Real. “I was real surprised when Muggs wanted us to try it, but it works.”

“I’m a big Clash fan,” says Muggs. “I thought the song came out well. I originally wanted it to be like ‘Guns of L.A.,’ but Real took it to another place. It’s some other shit, though.”

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Indeed, “Till Death Do Us” Part isn’t just a collection of songs. It’s meant to be experienced from the very beginning to the end, like a movie, a sensory experience that takes you from the mean streets of the band’s birthplace around the world andback again.

Though many think the album’s title is a jab at B-Real’s former girlfriend, Carmen Elektra…who has an MTV show called “Till Death Do Us Part” with new beau, Dave Navarro. B insists it’s merely coincidence…”I saw the ad for her show while in Europe and I knew I would hear about it…it’s just a title…I’m happy for her and mean no ill will…the album title has nothing to do with Carmen or Dave. I consider them friends.”

With songs like the horrorcore “Never Know” on the album, “Da Hill” continues to walk the tightrope between street cred and mainstream success with an approach that draws on the band’s gangsta history.

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“I just might die tonight/So let’s get high tonight/Might try to fight