Thursday, July 24th
Texan deathcore act Upon A Burning Body have released a new video for their track titled 'Red Razor Wrists' off of their upcoming third album, The World Is My Enemy Now. The video features live footage of the band taken from their run so far on this year's Mayhem Festival, which the band will be a part of for the rest of the summer. The World Is My Enemy Now is slated for release on August 12th via Sumerian Records.
Check out the video below:
Austrian black/death metal band Belphegor have released a new video for the song
"Conjuring the Dead", taken from the upcoming album of the same name, which is scheduled to
be released via Century Media on August 5th.
California indie rock band The American Scene have released "Royal Blue", the first song from their new album, Haze, to be released September 9. Watch the music video below.
Canadian indie rockers Mother Mother have just released their new single, 'Get Out The Way';
while there has been no word yet on any prospective release date for the Vancouverites'
fifth studio album (at least nothing beyond "October 2014").
You can catch the song's zoology-themed music video here:
Ohio stoners Lo-Pan have revealed more details regarding their upcoming Colossus, scheduled to hit the streets on October 7. Named after The Colossus Of Rhodes, the ninety-six-foot statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun, Helios, the album represents their most personal statement and the biggest musical achievement so far.
The tracklist is the following:
2. Land Of The Blind
3. Black Top Revelation
4. Marathon Man
8. Eastern Seas
10. The Duke
See the artwork and more information regarding Colossus at the following link - http://www.earsplitcompound.com/site/2014/07/24/lo-pan-ohio-riff-rock-peddlers-to-release-new-full-length-via-small-stone-this-fall-artwork-track-listing-unveiled/
Alter Bridge has officially released a new, animated music video of their song 'Cry of Achilles,' which is the second single off of their latest album Fortress. The video was directed by SinLee films via Genero.
Rap group Clipping. has released the music video for "Story 2," a track off their most recent record CLPPNG (released off Sub Pop Records this past June.) This video is the third one the group has released within the last couple of months, with for music videos previous singles "Work Work" and "Body & Blood" having been released closer to the album's release.
The video for "Story 2" uses the song's time signatures to cut between shots that seem to have an indistinct relationship with the song's lyrics. Watch the video below:
New Jersey rockers The Gaslight Anthem have released new video for the title track from
upcoming album 'Get Hurt' which is out August 12.
British melodic hardcore trio Eight Days From Sunday have released a new trailer for their
upcoming music video for 'No Idols', the title track from their debut EP. The video will
debut on BlankTV next week.
The group have also hinted at an announcement on Facebook regarding their EP to coincide
with the release of the music video.
The trailer can be seen here:
Canadian modern rock outfit Theory of a Deadman are streaming their new album Savage at Kerrang!.
The stream comes ahead of the album's official release date, which has been slated for July 28 through Roadrunner Records.
Pop-punk/hardcore enthusiasts Four Year Strong are streaming their new EP Go Down In History at Alternative Press.
The EP was launched on July 22 through the imprint of Pure Noise Records, and it can be streamed right below:
English thrash metal act Solitary are streaming their first live album I Promise To Thrash Forever at Terrorizer through Soundcloud.
The album, which was realized through crowdfunding, was released on June 2 through Copro Records, and you can stream it below:
English old school death/thrash metal outfit Triverse Massacre are streaming their new EP With Bared Teeth And Truths at their official Bandcamp location.
The EP will be out on physical form on August 4 as a self-financed release.
You can stream/buy a digital copy of the EP right here: http://triversemassacre.bandcamp.com/album/with-bared-teeth-and-truths
Wednesday, July 23rd
Connecticut punk rockers Hostage Calm have announced their senior effort, "Die On Stage," will be released on September 16, 2014. Additionally, the band has released a music video for the new song, "Your Head/Your Heart," which can be viewed below.
Beyond Creation has released a new song 'Elusive Reverence' which is their first release from their upcoming album 'Earthborn Evolution.' You can check out the song by clicking the link below.
Oli Sykes, vocalist of the popular UK metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon, revealed in an acceptance speech
at the AP Music Awards that he had been addicted to ketamine for years, before secretly going into rehab for
a month and getting clean. His time in rehab came just before work on their latest album, Sempiternal,
began. You can watch his speech below:
Chicago punk rockers Rise Against have released a music video for 'I Don't Want to Be Here
Anymore', the lead single off their seventh studio album The Black Market.
The highly political video reconfirms the band's stance by flashing statistics that show the
effect of violence on worldwide society, from the Boko Haram kidnappings in Nigeria to the
all too common shootings in their hometown of Chicago, reminiscent to the uncensored version
of their 'Re-Education (Through Labor)' video.
Watch the video for 'I Don't Want to Be Here Anymore' here:
Brother-sister duo Angus & Julia Stone have released a third single entitled 'Grizzly Bear'
in support of their upcoming self-titled LP.
The album, produced by mega producer Rick Rubin, will be released August 1st.
Stream 'Grizzly Bear':
Michigan emo revivalists Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have released another song off of their upcoming sophomore album You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, entitled
'A Keepsake'. This song features vocals from Braid's lead vocalist, Bob Nanna. The album is due for release on August 19th.
You can listen to this song here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2014/07/22/333575106/song-premiere-empire-empire-i-was-a-lonely-estate-a-keepsake
SBTRKT, club shaman and masked misfit, will follow up his 2011 self-titled debut album with Wonder Where We Land... sometime soon. Details are scarce at this point,
though the album will be preceded by new single 'New Dorp New York', which features Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig.
You can stream a radio rip of the song below (and yes, that is the album artwork):
And you can catch a teaser for the upcoming LP here:
Flying Lotus has revealed the release date for his 5th LP, the hotly-anticipated You're Dead, to be once again released by Warp Records.
Due to drop on October 7th, the LP comes two years after Until the Quiet Comes. Very little information exists at this point, though Flylo has, in the past, alluded to
the album having a very "free-jazz" feel to it, as well as being "heavy on prog vibes".
A recent tweet reads as follows:
"Finally! So much went into this one, lots of talented artists helped realize this vision. Looking fwd to sharing details and music soon".
The producer has revealed the dates for an extensive tour he plans to embark on though, in support of the upcoming release. He adds that there’s no date in Los Angeles though "
because there’s something extra special planned for home".
25 Casbah, San Diego
16 Ceremoni ...more
In a recent GQ interview, everybody's favorite love-him-or-hate-him rapper plans on
releasing his seventh studio album and follow-up to Yeezus in the fall, after
previously shooting for a summer release date.
In the article, West cites changing the musical direction of the album halfway through
production to something less "beautiful", revealing he created a new song "so good that
the album [had] to be balanced against it".
West also shared some brand new lyrics for an upcoming single called 'All Day', which are as
"All day, nigga, it's Ye, nigga. Shopping for the winter, it's just May, nigga. Ball so
hard, man, this shit cray, nigga. You ain't getting money unless you got eight figures.'
As if that wasn't deep enough for listeners, Yeezy presumably blew the reporter's mind when
he stated that Yeezus was "the beginning of a complete ...more
Progressive deathcore act, Within the Ruins have unveiled a brand new music video for their song 'Gods Amongst Men'. The track comes off of their latest full length Phenomena which was released today, July 22nd, via eOne Music. You can catch Within the Ruins on every stop of this year's Summer Slaughter Tour, and you can also stream Phenomena over on Alternative Press' website.
Check out the video below:
Tuesday, July 22nd
Los Angeles '80s metal outfit Hellion have posted a new track at the official SoundCloud location of New Renaissance Records.
The track's titled "Hell Has No Fury" and it will be included in Hellion's upcoming EP Karma's A Bitch, slated for an October 8 official release.
You can stream the track right here: http://soundcloud.com/new-renaissance-records/26-hell-has-no-fury
Pop star Austin Mahone is embarking on a large US tour that starts on July 25th and ends on September 10th. He's also bringing in opening acts like boy-band The Vamps, girl-group Fifth Harmony, and on-the-rise pop artist Shawn Mendes.
7/25/2014 - San Antonio, TX (Freeman Coliseum)
7/26/2014 - Houston, TX (NRG Arena)
7/27/2014 - Grand Prairie, TX (Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie)
7/29/2014 - Phoenix, AZ (Comerica Theatre)
7/30/2014 - Los Angeles, CA (Nokia Theatre)
7/31/2014 - Las Vegas, NV (The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
8/2/2014 - San Jose, CA (Event Center at San Jose State University)
8/4/2014 - Redmond, WA (Marymoor Park Amphitheatre)
8/6/2014 - West Valley City, UT (Maverik Center)
8/7/2014 - Broomfield, CO (1st Bank Center)
8/9/2014 - Milwaukee, WI (Eagles Ballroom)
8/10/2014 - Minneapolis, MN (U.S Bank Theater at Target Center)
8/13/2014 - Toronto, Ontario (T.D Echo Beach)
Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, has posted a new song to his soundcloud account, entitled 'King of the Fall'.
He will also embark on a King Of The Fall tour supported by Schoolboy Q and Jhené Aiko on
the following dates:
09-19 Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center
09-21 Toronto, Ontario - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
10-09 Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
10-10 San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Dog Fashion Disco have put out a stream of their new album, "Sweet Nothings," which was released today. This album is a follow up to the band's critically acclaimed "Adultery" which was released in 2006. The funding for "Sweet Nothings" was raised through a successful Indiegogo campaign.
The stream can be found here:
The album is available today on iTunes and Amazon.
Texas-based metalcore outfit Invent, Animate have released a new single and video for "Nocturn: Lost Faith". View below:
Canadian pop star Lights has announced her new album, Little Machines to be
officially released September 23rd. A song titled Up We Go has also been released and you
can watch it here:
View the facebook announcement:
10.02.2014 Kitchener, Ontario-Elements Nite Club
10.03.2014 Hamilton, Ontario-Hamilton Place
10.04.2014 London, Ontario-London Music Hall
10.16.2014 Ottawa, Ontario-Algonquin Commons Theatre
10.18.2014 Montreal, Quebec Le National
10.20.2014 Fredericton, New Brunswick-Capital Exhibit Centre
10.21.2014 Moncton, New Brunswick-Capitol Theatre
10.22.2014 Halifax, Nova Scotia-Halifax Forum
10.24.2014 Portland, Maine-Port City Music Hall
10.25.2014 Boston, Massachusetts-Paradise Rock Club
10.27.2014 Toronto, Ontario-Danforth Music Hall
Just over 5 years after the release of their highly acclaimed album Mandala, newly reunited progressive ska titans Rx Bandits have elected to stream their seventh
studio album, Gemini, Her Majesty, concurrent with its July 22nd release.
The eleven track album, which features singles 'Stargazer' and 'Meow! Meow! Space Tiger',
can be streamed at Consequence of Sound here: http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/07/stream-rx-bandits-new-album-gemini-her-majesty/
Gemini, Her Majesty is currently available in physical and digital formats from major outlets such as iTunes and Amazon.