BRETT NEWSKI Releasing THE WORST OF BRETT NEWSKI On April 28th

  The underdog indie rock nomad Brett Newski has returned to release his newest LP The Worst of Brett Newski on April 28th. The album crawls into the minds of our society picking apart the displeasures of outdated ideologies – whether it’s talking about politics (“Make America Great Again“), materialism (“Black FridayTotally Sucks“), or even “manly… Read More BRETT NEWSKI Releasing THE WORST OF BRETT NEWSKI On April 28th

I AM Announces March Tour With Bodysnatcher And Wicked World; Life Through Torment Debut Out Now

Dallas-based death metal/hardcore outfit, I AM, has announced a March tour in support of their violent new Life Through Torment debut album, which was just released this month. The new set of tour dates will storm across the US, beginning March 13th in Columbus, Georgia, then cutting Northwest across the country and down the West… Read More I AM Announces March Tour With Bodysnatcher And Wicked World; Life Through Torment Debut Out Now

VISTA ANNOUNCES “THE STRIPPED SESSIONS”

    Fresh off the heels of the release of their latest single “Henchmen,” anthem rock band VISTA have announced their brand new YouTube acoustic series, titled “The Stripped Sessions.” The first released video, a single-guitar version of their 2016 track “Mansions,” gives viewers a strong taste of what the YouTube series will offer: a… Read More VISTA ANNOUNCES “THE STRIPPED SESSIONS”

‘Don’t Forget The Business In The Music Business’ Author Antonio Ponce Posts 5 Steps For Musicians To Set & Achieve Their Goals

‘Don’t Forget The Business In The Music Business’ author Antonio Ponce has posted a new blog on 5 steps artists can set to achieve their goals. “In previous posts I talked about budgeting your time and finances for success. That was to give you tools you could use for the HOW TO do it. The book I… Read More ‘Don’t Forget The Business In The Music Business’ Author Antonio Ponce Posts 5 Steps For Musicians To Set & Achieve Their Goals

GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Masked Misfits To Devour The Dead Across The UK And Europe On Tour

  The Creepsylvanian masked misfits in GHOUL will devour the dead overseas on a near-two-week tour next week. Slated to commence on February 25th, GHOUL will feast on the entrails of the deceased though the United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Germany, and Austria, with an included stop in The Netherlands for an appearance at the Netherlands… Read More GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Masked Misfits To Devour The Dead Across The UK And Europe On Tour

Davey Suicide Release Official Music Video for “Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid)” Off of Upcoming ‘Made From Fire’ LP

  Rock band Davey Suicide has released the Official Video for the debut single, “Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid),” off of their upcoming LP Made From Fire. Due out March 24, Made From Fire was Co-Produced by keyboardist Needlz and Charles Kallaghan Massabo, and was premiered on Kerrang! There is a primordial force running though… Read More Davey Suicide Release Official Music Video for “Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid)” Off of Upcoming ‘Made From Fire’ LP

Show Review; Youth In Revolt at The Raven (2/18 Worcester MA)

This weekend saw the release of Outerloop Records’ own Youth in Revolt’s album “The Broken” which I can say is my front runner for Album of the Year at this point in time. While their off time saw some structural changes within the band dynamic, nothing has changed as far as their passion for the… Read More Show Review; Youth In Revolt at The Raven (2/18 Worcester MA)

Announcing the Road To Rock Into Spring Tour Featuring Alive In Barcelona, Silent Theory and The Broken Thumbs

  Hard Rock band, Alive in Barcelona have announced the Road to Rock into Spring Tour with bands Silent Theory and The Broken Thumbs. The tour will kick off April 26th in Garden City, Idaho at the Revolution Concert House and make its way to Rock into Spring in Las Vegas, Nevada for the April… Read More Announcing the Road To Rock Into Spring Tour Featuring Alive In Barcelona, Silent Theory and The Broken Thumbs

NIGHT ARGENT GETS 50 SHADES DARKER WITH NEW COVER VIDEO OF ZAYN’S “I DON’T WANNA LIVE FOREVER”

  As alternative pop/rock band Night Argent finish up their forthcoming sophomore EP at Rainmaker Studios, the band has been teasing fans with a slew of videos, showcasing their impassioned musicality as they put their own twist on their favorite tracks. Today, Night Argent dropped their latest cover, their rendition of Zayn’s hit single from… Read More NIGHT ARGENT GETS 50 SHADES DARKER WITH NEW COVER VIDEO OF ZAYN’S “I DON’T WANNA LIVE FOREVER”

Glass Mansions Launches “NIGHTSWIMMING” Remix Competition

 Head to WAVO today for Details on Glass Mansions’ “NIGHTSWIMMING” Remix Competition HERE Shortly after the debut of their most recent music video, “NIGHTSWIMMING,” South Carolina-based electro-pop/rock group Glass Mansions are thrilled to partner with WAVOfor an exclusive “NIGHTSWIMMING” Remix Competition! The competition will run for 5 weeks from today, February 20th, through March 27th,… Read More Glass Mansions Launches “NIGHTSWIMMING” Remix Competition

ARDUINI / BALICH Streaming New Song from Forthcoming Debut Album

ARDUINI / BALICH have debuted “The Fallen,” a track from forthcoming debut album Dawn of Ages.  Stream it at this location. Dawn of Ages will be released through Cruz Del Sur Music on February 24. Pre-order Dawn of Ages HERE.  ARDUINI/BALICH is the result of two very powerful figures in their own right of the metal scene. VICTOR… Read More ARDUINI / BALICH Streaming New Song from Forthcoming Debut Album

Dreaming Awake Releases Music Video From April 14th Imminence Records Debut ‘Friction Lives’

  Imminence Records had to fight off harmless diamondbacks, but they have welcomed Arizona’s metalcore outfit Dreaming Awake to the family. In preparation for their eleven track barrage on the ears in the form of Friction Lives, the band has released the lead single entitled “Friction.” The single also features guest vocals from Sycamour’s Jeremy… Read More Dreaming Awake Releases Music Video From April 14th Imminence Records Debut ‘Friction Lives’

Trapdoor Social give Candid Look at DAPL with New Video

Acclaimed LA Indie Rock band Trapdoor Social recently released their music video for “Never Stop Listening” which features footage from the Oceti Sakowin camp in contention for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL.) The powerful video, directed by Alexandra Velasco, gives an eye opening look at the front lines of the issue as well as the water… Read More Trapdoor Social give Candid Look at DAPL with New Video

Photo Gallery: Afentras Valentine’s Day Show (Kansas City 2/10/17)

afentras Valentine’s day show is a yearly concert here in KC, the lineups are always sick and the show is always free and everyone has a great time. There’s a kissing booth and free shirts but most importantly, amazing music. This year had K.Flay headlining. And she was freaking killer. Even though she had caught… Read More Photo Gallery: Afentras Valentine’s Day Show (Kansas City 2/10/17)

WHY? Shares “One Mississippi”

  Brooklyn Vegan has shared WHY?’s third single “One Mississippi”. It follows the band’s two prior singles “This Ole King” which premiered on Stereogum and “Proactive Evolution”. WHY? will release its sixth album, Moh Lhean, on March 3rd via Joyful Noise Recordings. A follow-up to 2012’s Mumps, Etc., it’s the first fully home-recorded WHY? album since the project’s 2003 debut, made… Read More WHY? Shares “One Mississippi”

THE DRIP To Support Kreator And Obituary On Seattle Show Of Decibel Tour

Washington-based grindcore outfit THE DRIP has booked several new upcoming shows across the Pacific Northwest in support of their Relapse Records-released The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability debut album.   THE DRIP‘s new shows include an opening slot at the Seattle date of the upcoming Decibel Magazine tour featuring Kreator, Obituary, Midnight, and Horrendous on March… Read More THE DRIP To Support Kreator And Obituary On Seattle Show Of Decibel Tour

GOATWHORE To Take Part In Metal Blade Records’ 35th Anniversary Tour Followed By Spring Trek With Amon Amarth

  New Orleans’ GOATWHORE will return to the road later this month as part of Metal Blade Records’ 35th Anniversary Tour alongside labelmates Whitechapel, Cattle Decapitation, Allegaeon, and Necromancing The Stone. The band’s latest trek will stretch from February 21st through March 15thwith various headlining dates scattered throughout. From there, the band will take a… Read More GOATWHORE To Take Part In Metal Blade Records’ 35th Anniversary Tour Followed By Spring Trek With Amon Amarth

EDENSONG: NYC Prog Act Confirms Several Festival Performances And Co-Headlining Spring Tour

  New York City-based progressive rock/metal storytellers, EDENSONG, have announced a co-headlining Spring tour with their cohorts in Imminent Sonic Destruction, as well as several other high profile festival and performance updates. EDENSONG has confirmed several new shows for the rest of Winter and early Spring, including a performance supporting Pain of Salvation and Next… Read More EDENSONG: NYC Prog Act Confirms Several Festival Performances And Co-Headlining Spring Tour

Calisus Release New Single, “Six Feet of Lies”

  Maryland based Rock Band Calisus have released their newest single, “Six Feet of Lies”. Originally premiered on PureGrainAudio, “Six Feet of Lies” was Produced, Mixed, & Mastered by the band’s own Patrick Koch.   “Six Feet of Lies can have a very different meaning to a lot of different people. It all comes down… Read More Calisus Release New Single, “Six Feet of Lies”

Primitive Race add Chuck Mosley (Ex-Faith No More) & Dale Crover (Melvins) to Their Ranks; New Album this Fall

  Primitive Race return with a new release this fall, appropriately titled Volume 2. The outfit, helmed by producer/bass player Chris Kniker (RevCo, Lords of Acid) enlist former Faith No More singer Chuck Mosley for vocals and Melvins’ drummer Dale Crover for the 10-song collection. “When I listened to the music for Primitive Race, ideas… Read More Primitive Race add Chuck Mosley (Ex-Faith No More) & Dale Crover (Melvins) to Their Ranks; New Album this Fall

Extreme Metal Collaboration Scour To Play First Official Show Ever This Weekend In New Orleans

SCOUR – the extreme metal collaboration uniting Philip H. Anselmo (Pantera, Down, Superjoint etc.), John Jarvis (Pig Destroyer), Derek Engemann (Cattle Decapitation), Chase Fraser (Continuum, former Animosity, Decrepit Birth), and Jesse Schobel (Strong Intention) – will play their first official show ever this weekend at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans! To purchase tickets point… Read More Extreme Metal Collaboration Scour To Play First Official Show Ever This Weekend In New Orleans

VERSION 5 RELEASES NEW SINGLE “ABSOLUTE ZERO”

    Minneapolis brothers Version 5 have released their latest electro-rock offering, the upbeat powerhouse “Absolute Zero”. The track is just a small taste of what the brothers have to offer as an innovative duo – catchy synth-based verses and an innovative combination of EDM and punk elements. The high-energy group will drop a video… Read More VERSION 5 RELEASES NEW SINGLE “ABSOLUTE ZERO”

DEATHWISH: Wisconsin Destroyers To Release Unleash Hell LP Via Beer City Records And Skateboards

  Wisconsin’s raging hardcore punk/thrash rock destroyers, DEATHWISH, are prepared to assault the public with their second LP, Unleash Hell, set for release on March 10th, once again through their cohorts at Beer City Music And Skateboards. The title track to the raging Unleash Hell is playing at Decibel Magazine, who reports, “The high-energy punk… Read More DEATHWISH: Wisconsin Destroyers To Release Unleash Hell LP Via Beer City Records And Skateboards

“Italian Ghosts” Showcases Evolution of Strawberry Girls

Strawberry Girls Guitarist Zac Garren and Drummer Ben Rosett have been making music together since 2011 when they were using Rosett’s parents garage as a practice and recording space. They didn’t really have a defined direction musically and even after Bassist Ian Jennings joined in, the band experimented with different styles and were still unsure… Read More “Italian Ghosts” Showcases Evolution of Strawberry Girls

Another Lost Year Launch New Website; Announce Tour with Never Say Die and Lullwater

  Fresh off of ShipRocked 2017, Another Lost Year have announced new tour dates with Toronto, Canada’s Hard Rock band Never Say Die (featuring Members of My Darkest Days) and Athens, Georgia band Lullwater in continued support of their release Alien Architect. ALY released Alien Architect on June 10th via Mirage M’hal Records/EMP/eOne. The second… Read More Another Lost Year Launch New Website; Announce Tour with Never Say Die and Lullwater

EVERYBODY PANIC! Release Live Video for “Our Last Goodbye”

CaviGold Records rockers EVERYBODY PANIC! released their self-made live video of the song “Our Last Goodbye” that was filmed recently while on tour with Mushroomhead. EVERYBODY PANIC! is a highly charged rock band hailing from Oklahoma City, OK by way of Seattle, WA. A powerful four piece, consisting of Ty (Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt) on… Read More EVERYBODY PANIC! Release Live Video for “Our Last Goodbye”

Sondre Lerche Shares “Violent Game”

  Stereogum has premiered Sondre Lerche’s newest single entitled “Violent Game”. It also has a mini-documentary to accompany it. “Violent Game” follows the previous singles “I’m Always Watching You/Too” and “Soft Feelings”. Sondre Lerche is currently on tour in Europe and will begin a U.S. tour in April. His new album ‘Pleasure’ will be out on 3/3 on PLZ.… Read More Sondre Lerche Shares “Violent Game”

SOMETHING MECHANICAL Premiere ‘Gunn’ On PureGrainAudio; New EP ‘Less Than Human’ Out March 17

  Edmonton, AB’s SOMETHING MECHANICAL will be releasing their new EP ‘Less Than Human’ on March 17, 2017 to follow their 2015 self-titled debut album. Inspired by Alice in Chains, Nirvana, Days Of The New, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden, vocalist/ guitarist Colin Pearce describes their music as “original, honest, blue collar, catchy and straightforward!” The band… Read More SOMETHING MECHANICAL Premiere ‘Gunn’ On PureGrainAudio; New EP ‘Less Than Human’ Out March 17

LORNA SHORE RELEASES NEW ALBUM AND OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK, “FLESH COFFIN”

  Today, New Jersey-based metal band Lorna Shore released their pulverizing sophomore full-length album, Flesh Coffin with Outerloop Records.Since the premiere of their first single “Denounce The Light” in November and their music video for “FVNERAL MOON” last month, Flesh Coffin has been receiving praise from both fans and media. As noted by Trevor Strnaud’s… Read More LORNA SHORE RELEASES NEW ALBUM AND OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK, “FLESH COFFIN”

The Artificials Turn Tragedy Into Inspiration

Most people have experienced tragedy in their lives and have been left to deal with the emotions. Everyone deals with this in their own way, The Artificials have taken a very painful experience of losing a friend in an accident and paid tribute in their new single, “Stormwolf”.   Aside from the hauntingly beautiful vocals… Read More The Artificials Turn Tragedy Into Inspiration

.bipolar. Release Official Music Video for “OVERNIGHTER” Off of ‘Seven EP’

  Las Vegas based Metal band .bipolar. have released the Official Music Video for “Overnighter” off of their 1/28/2017 released Seven EP. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, “Overnighter” was Directed by Christina Lakis.   “To film ‘Overnighter,’ we threw a house party to gather all of our friends and fans for a night of music, wrestling,… Read More .bipolar. Release Official Music Video for “OVERNIGHTER” Off of ‘Seven EP’

MAPS TO THE HOLLYWOOD SCARS DEBUT EP “VOLUME ONE” OUT TODAY

  AMERICAN IDOL finalist James Durbin and QUIET RIOT guitarist Alex Grossi have announced a collaboration entitled Maps To The HOLLYWOOD SCARS.  Their first 5 song EP Volume One is being released worldwide via NEW OCEAN MEDIA today.   It can be purchased on iTunes, Amazon and all digital and streaming outlets. The first single being serviced… Read More MAPS TO THE HOLLYWOOD SCARS DEBUT EP “VOLUME ONE” OUT TODAY

RIVERS OF NIHIL To Begin US Tour With Darkest Hour This Weekend

  Pennsylvania progressive death metal unit RIVERS OF NIHIL will begin a month-long US tour tomorrow supporting Darkest Hour. The MetalSucks-sponsored journey will commence February 18thin Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and run through March 21st in Cincinnati, Ohio. Additional support will be provided by Ringworm as well as Rotten Sound and labelmates Tombs on select dates. RIVERS… Read More RIVERS OF NIHIL To Begin US Tour With Darkest Hour This Weekend

‘DAMNED DAMNED DAMNED’ 40th ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION RELEASED TODAY

  CHECK LOCAL TICKETING FOR EXCLUSIVE VIP PACKAGES FOR SHOWS (INCLUDING LIMITED EDITION 7″ PICTURE DISC OF ‘NEW ROSE‘)   RECORDING NEW ALBUM FOR MORE INFO & PRE-ORDER LINK VISIT: PLEDGEMUSIC   The Damned blazed a trail when they became the very first British punk band to release a single, the mighty “New Rose,” on October 22nd… Read More ‘DAMNED DAMNED DAMNED’ 40th ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION RELEASED TODAY

GOZU Announces Northeast And West Coast US Tour Dates

Massachusetts-based rock/metal outfit GOZU will embark on a short run of live dates next week, with shows in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Dover, and Portland. Following this northeast trek, GOZU will make their way to the west coast in April alongside Ape Machine. See confirmed dates below. GOZU: 2/22/2017 Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA w/ The… Read More GOZU Announces Northeast And West Coast US Tour Dates

XIBALBA Diablo, Con Amor… Adios Out Now; Band To Play East Coast This Weekend

  Southern California’s XIBALBA today releases their devastating new Diablo, Con Amor… Adios EP through Closed Casket Activities, streaming the record at Metal Injection, as the band takes to the East Coast on a three-city stampede. One year since the release of their Southern Lord-released Tierra Y Libertad LP, XIBALBA returns with Diablo, Con Amor…… Read More XIBALBA Diablo, Con Amor… Adios Out Now; Band To Play East Coast This Weekend

MISERY LOVES COMPANY SIGN TO REVIVAL RECORDINGS UNLEASH “DEAD AND BURIED” MUSIC VIDEO

    Misery Loves Company, consisting of Jimmy Ruggiero, Mike Williams, Joe Mascio JR, and Anthony Caggiano, are a Post-Emo band from South Jersey. Today they are thrilled to announce they’ve signed with Revival Recordings, home to music groups; Alesana, Famous Last Words, and The Funeral Portrait and announce Love Notes and Highways, a brand… Read More MISERY LOVES COMPANY SIGN TO REVIVAL RECORDINGS UNLEASH “DEAD AND BURIED” MUSIC VIDEO

Sad Vegan debut upbeat pop-punk single “New Years, No Fears”

    Cali-based pop-punk quintet Sad Vegan is streaming the newest single from their upcoming debut EP Another Life, Another Day. The track “New Years, No Fears” premiered with Fresh Beats 365 and follows the EP’s first single “Palm Trees” (streaming here). The catchy tune is offset by some seedier subject matter, where the perspective… Read More Sad Vegan debut upbeat pop-punk single “New Years, No Fears”

ALEX DI LEO ADDED TO SUNFEST FESTIVAL & RELEASES COVER VIDEO OF THE CHAINSMOKERS’ “PARIS”

  South Florida alternative indie singer/songwriter Alex Di Leo has been making noise with the release of his debut solo EP So We Go, out now. The songwriter has been treating fans to videos including a live performance of “I’ve Been Waiting” and two cinematic music video for “Waking Up,” and the EP’s title track,… Read More ALEX DI LEO ADDED TO SUNFEST FESTIVAL & RELEASES COVER VIDEO OF THE CHAINSMOKERS’ “PARIS”

Brooklyn, NY’s GRAIL Premiere New Song on The Noise

Brooklyn-based melodic hardcore band Grail are debuting a song off their forthcoming debut EP, ‘Still Alive’, out March 21st.   Check out “Severed Ties” exclusively on The Noise.   Grail features members of both Driver Side Impact and Dear Whoever.   Frontman Stason Bobo tells The Noise, “‘Severed Ties’ depicts a story of betrayal and… Read More Brooklyn, NY’s GRAIL Premiere New Song on The Noise

NUCLEAR OATH release ‘Razor Blade Regrets’

  NUCLEAR OATH is a five-member groovy, heavy, sludgy, intense, and interactive metal wrecking crew from Medicine Hat, Alberta. Influenced by such bands as Pantera, Slipknot, Sylosis, Lamb of God, and Avenged Sevenfold, they will be releasing their new album ‘Toxic Playground’ this summer 2017 to follow their debut EP ‘Ashes of the Unborn’. The forthcoming… Read More NUCLEAR OATH release ‘Razor Blade Regrets’

Atmospheric Tech Death Wizards WRVTH Announce US Tour Dates + SXSW Showcase

  Atmospheric tech death wizards WRVTH will traverse the US next month on a two-plus-week tour alongside Name [New Approach to Martyrs Expressions]. The journey will make its way through eight states with an included stop at this year’s edition of SXSW for a special showcase on March 16th. See confirmed dates below. Comments the… Read More Atmospheric Tech Death Wizards WRVTH Announce US Tour Dates + SXSW Showcase

Black Mourning Light Fest Announce 2017 Line-Up w/ Revenge, Blasphemy, Antichrist and more!

2017 Logo and Art by Sickness666 Main BML Logo by Christophe Szpajdel Born out the hell storm of Edmonton, AB, black and doom metal festival Black Mourning Light presented by Crown of Viserys and GigFly.ca unleash the most brutal line up to date for the 2017 edition hosted on October 13th and 14th at the Starlite Room. This year’s infernal… Read More Black Mourning Light Fest Announce 2017 Line-Up w/ Revenge, Blasphemy, Antichrist and more!

LEGENDARY MISFITS GUITARIST DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN UNLEASHES CLIP OF NEW TRACK

  Legendary MISFITS guitarist DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN has released a streaming clip of “Run For Your Life”, a track from his forthcoming sophomore release DOYLE II: AS WE DIE, in stores May 5th from EMP LABEL GROUP, in conjunction with Doyle’s own MONSTERMAN RECORDS. Pre-order is available at empmerch.com. Pre-Order Link: http://bit.ly/2kQFqlE   AS… Read More LEGENDARY MISFITS GUITARIST DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN UNLEASHES CLIP OF NEW TRACK

PIERCE THE VEIL Unveils Music Video For “Floral & Fading”

San Diego, CA’s PIERCE THE VEIL is thrilled to unveil the music video for their new single “Floral & Fading“. To celebrate the video, the band hosted a special release event last night in association with Spotify and KROQ at Paramount Drive-In Theatre in Paramount, CA. The band held a Q&A broadcast on Facebook Live for fans… Read More PIERCE THE VEIL Unveils Music Video For “Floral & Fading”

Straightline Announce New Album Vanishing Values

German melodic skate punkers Straightline have announced they’ll be releasing their upcoming album, Vanishing Values, worldwide on February 10, 2017 through Bird Attack Records. In anticipation of the album’s release, you can now stream the first single “Not Afraid” on Bandcamp, where you can grab the track for “Name Your Price” download. About Straightline: Since… Read More Straightline Announce New Album Vanishing Values