Jack U, an electronic duo comprised of brostep wunderkind Skrillex and trap superstar/compulsive Twitter instigator Diplo, has released their debut mini-album only hours after officially announcing it. The duo, who before today had only released one original song and one remix, are currently live-streaming a 24-hour concert on Beatport in celebration of the release of their album, creatively titled Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U. The 9-track offering contains appearances from artists including Kiesza, 2 Chainz, Bunji Garlin, and Justin Bieber.
The album can be purchased here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/skrillex-diplo-present-jack/id971262235
Stream the duo's set on Twitch here: http://www.twitch.tv/beatport
Listen to "Take U There," the third track on the album, below.
Swedish death metal supergroup The Resistance, featuring the two original In Flames guitarists Jesper Strömblad and Glenn Ljungström, as well as members of Grave and The Haunted, have released a lyric video for the track 'Dead'.
The song is taken from their upcoming mini-album Torture Tactics, out February 27.
Knoxville deathcore band Whitechapel have released a new music video for the song "Let Me Burn". "Let Me Burn" comes from the band's fifth full length Our Endless War. The music video was directed by Mitch Massie, known for the controversial video to Cattle Decapitation's "Forced Gender Reassignment", and this video is also notably violent and gory.
Norwegian extreme metal band Enslaved have released a new lyric video for an edited version of "One Thousand Years of Rain", the third track off of their upcoming studio album In Times.
The album will be released March 6th in Europe, March 9th in the UK, and March 10th in North America. Enslaved will also begin their North American tour with YOB and Ecstatic Vision on March 5th.
Canadian rockers Three Days Grace have detailed their upcoming fifth studio album, entitled Human.
Tthe record marks the band's first with new vocalist Matt Walst, formerly of My Darkest Days and the younger brother of bassist Brad Walst, who joined the band following the departure of longtime frontman Adam Gontier.
The tracklist for Human can be seen below, and will contain the chart-topping hits 'Painkiller' and 'I Am Machine'.
1. Human Race
3. Fallen Angel
5. Tell Me Why
6. I Am Machine
7. So What
8. Car Crash
9. Nothing Fair In Love and War
10. One Too Many
11. The End Is Not the Answer
12. The Real You
1. Every Other Weekend
2. Painkiller (Live)
3. Let You Down (Live)
4. Human Race (Atmosphere Version)
After ten years of silence, Swedish power metal group Timeless Miracle have announced through their Facebook page that they will be entering the studio to record songs for their upcoming sophomore album, known as Under the Moonlight.
View the announcement and other details at the band's official Facebook page:
Canadian post-rock legends Godspeed You! Black Emperor have just now announced the release of their new album Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress, as well as releasing an excerpt from their latest song 'Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!’'.
This news was later confirmed by Constellation Records on Twitter. The new album will be their shortest full length LP standing in at only forty minutes.
Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress is set to be released on March 31.
Listen to an excerpt from 'Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!' here: http://cstrecords.com/cst111/
1. Peasantry or ‘Light! Inside of Light!’
2. Lambs’ Breath
3. Asunder, Sweet
4. Piss Crowns Are Trebled
Smooth indie rock four-piece Mariage Blanc are streaming a new single from their upcoming album, No Autobiography. The album is set to release on April 7th and the new track, titled "We've Got Time," can be streamed via the link below.
Ukranian black metallers Drudkh have released a song from their upcoming record A Furrow Cut Short. The song is called "Till Foreign Ground Shall Cover Eyes" and premiered via the website No Clean Singing. The album is set for release on May 18th.
The British quartet have released a video from their forthcoming album Last of Our Kind. The song, entitled 'Barbarian', describes the Vikings' invasion in East Anglia and the death of Edmund the Martyr.
The album, the follow-up to 2012's Hot Cakes is due to be released on June 1.
You can watch the video here:
The album's tracklist is as follows:
2. Open Fire
3. Last of Our Kind
4. Roaring Waters
5. Wheels of The Machine
6. Mighty Wings
8. Sarah O'Sarah
9. Hammer & Tongs
Brooklyn post/black metal act Sannhet has shared their forthcoming sophmore LP 'Revisionist' on Pitchfork.com. The group was also interviewed by the site. In which, they discuss the album, their live performance, and genre labeling.
Best Coast has announced via their Facebook page and website that their new album, California Nights, will be released on May 5th on Harvest.
They have released the first song and video from this album, 'California Nights', on VEVO.
In addition, they have released the details for a tour of North America in June.
June 3 Imperial Vancouver, Canada
June 4 The Showbox Seattle, WA
June 5 Alhambra Theatre Portland, OR
June 8 First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
June 10 The Ready Room St. Louis, MO
June 12 Paradise Boston, MA
June 14 Union Transfer Philadelphia, PA
June 16 9:30 Club Washington, D.C.
June 18 Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH
June 19 Majestic Theatre Detroit, MI
June 20 NXNE Toronto, Canada
June 24 Granada Theater Dallas, TX
June 26 North Park Observatory San Diego, CA
June 27 Wiltern Los Angeles, CA
**More dates to come!
Ohio metalcore band The Plot In You have released a new song from their upcoming record. The song is entitled "My Old Ways". The new record is as yet untitled and no release date has been announced, outside of the news that a new album is coming. The band recently departed their label, Rise Records, but hasn't announced a replacement yet.
UK Screamo stalwarts Maths have streamed a song off their upcoming record 'The Fires Courting The Sea' released by Tangled Talk on 23rd of March. It s their first official release since 2011's Ascent EP.
Stream the song here: https://soundcloud.com/tangledtalk/laughter-stirs-the-canyon-1