Monday, October 20th
Progressive metal group Xerath have released a new lyric video for the song "2053", taken from the band's latest album, III. You can watch the new video here:
Akron-based emo/screamo/acoustic/etc. band CityCop has released a song from their forthcoming EP
The song, 'Glass Bones,' is about lead singer Eddie Gancos' family and his attempts to hide his emotions.
You can stream the song below, and also look at the few different pre-order bundles for the EP.
Stream the song here:
Check out the pre-order bundles for 'Loner' here:
Progressive rock act Rishloo, after five years of silence and rumors of disbanding, are finally releasing new material. Their new album, ''Living As Ghosts With Buildings As Teeth'', is available
More details, along with the album's cover, can be found on the band's official site, here:
The Smashing Pumpkins have released the debut single to their upcoming ninth studio album,
Monuments to an Elegy, titled "Being Beige". The release of Monuments to an Elegy
will be the first of two albums released in succession, preceding 2015's Day for Night.
These albums will be part of the band's ongoing Teargarden by Kaleidyscope series.
Sleater-Kinney, arguably the greatest band to emerge from the 90s Riot Grrl movement, have announced a reunion after breaking up nearly a decade ago. The band already has a new album, No Cities to Love, coming out on January 20 and there will be an ensuing tour of the United States and Europe.
Feb. 8—Knitting Factory Spokane—Spokane, Washington
Feb. 9—Knitting Factory Boise—Boise, Idaho
Feb. 10—The Depot—Salt Lake City, Utah
Feb. 12—Ogden Theater—Denver, Colorado
Feb. 13—Slowdown—Omaha, Nebraska
Feb. 14—First Avenue—Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb. 15—Turner Hall—Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Feb. 17—Riviera—Chicago, Illinois
Feb. 22—House Of Blues—Boston, Massachusetts
Feb. 24—9:30 Club—Washington, D.C.
Feb. 26—Terminal 5—New York, New York
Feb. 28—Union Transfer—Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
March 1—Stage AE—Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
March 18—Postb ...more
Attila are streaming the first song off of their upcoming album, Guilty Pleasure. The song, titled "Proving Grounds" is available on Alternative Press' website.
The ex-screamo band Pianos Become the Teeth is streaming their new record in full via Pitchfork.
Upon first listen, it sounds like the band have completely ditched their screamo roots for a more emotional, and refined post-rock sound, with some nice melodies thrown in the mix for good
Full stream: http://pitchfork.com/advance/575-keep-you/
The 2015 Decibel Magazine Tour has been announced, featuring Swedish melodeath pioneers At the Gates, American metalcore
legends Converge, English death/doom band Vallenfyre, and a special guest TBA.
March 27 @The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
March 28 @The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
March 29 @Roseland Theater, Portland, OR
March 30 @Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
March 31 @Showbox at the Market, Seattle, WA
April 02 @The Complex, Salt Lake City, UT
April 03 @Summit Music Hall, Denver, CO
April 04 @Bourbon Street, Lincoln, NE
April 05 @Mill City Nights, Minneapolis, MN
April 06 @House of Blues, Chicago, IL
April 08 @The Phoenix, Toronto, ON
April 09 @Metropolis, Montreal, QC
April 10 @Royale, Boston, MA
April 11 @Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
April 12 @Webster Hall, New York, NY
Canadian indie rock band Hey Rosetta! have now officially streamed their new album Second Sight, which is set to be released on October 21.
Iowan metal band Slipknot have now posted their latest LP, .5: The Gray Chapter, up for streaming.
The new album will see a North American release tomorrow (21 Oct) through Roadrunner Records.
You can stream the album right here: http://www.5thegraychapter.com
Everybody's favorite swing metal band (!), Diablo Swing Orchestra, have just released a new single, entitled 'Jigsaw Hustle', through their YouTube page.
The single finds the eclectic and ever-evolving band take influences from 80's disco (!!!), and it's the first written after the departure of Annlouice Loegdlund, opera singer and previous vocalist; in her replacement, singer Kristin Evegard will take the vocal duties of the group from now on.
Finland's Circle of Contempt have posted a new video to go with their previously released single "Redefine".
Details about the band's sophomore effort have been scarce, but a Q1 2015 release seems likely.
Sunday, October 19th
Swedish death metal band At The Gates have posted a video for their song 'Death And The Labyrinth' at the official YouTube channel of Century Media Records.
The song is taken from the band's new album At War With Reality which will see an official release on October 28.
check the video here:
Chief Keef has teamed up with Tyga for 'Now & Later', a new single taken from Keef's upcoming Thot Breaker mixtape.
The tape is due out Valentines Day 2015. The track is produced by Da Brain.
The popular post-hardcore outfit Issues have announced a brand new acoustic EP today, entitled Diamond Dreams.
The EP does not have a release date at this moment but the band have released the tracklisting and album art.
3. King of Amarillo
4. Princeton Ave
5. Diamond Dreams
7. Never Lose Your Flames
8. The Worst of Them
Read more about the EP here:
Papa Roach have released a new single, entitled 'Warriors', which features a guest appearance from Detroit rapper Royce da 5'9".
The, taken from their upcoming album F.E.A.R., can be heard here:
Saturday, October 18th
Russian gothic/doom/death metal band Amederia are streaming their new album Unheard Prayer at their official Bandcamp location.
Amederia's sophomore effort was released on September 29 through BadMoodMan Music.
Stream the album right here: http://amederia.bandcamp.com/releases
Pop rock band Fall Out Boy have released a video for their latest single, 'Centuries', which has been confirmed to be the lead single for their as-of-yet untitled sixth album.
In other news, they have also released a new song, entitled 'Immortals'. The song is part of the soundtrack for the animated Disney movie Big Hero 6, which is scheduled for a November 7th release in the US.
Midwestern metalcore band Housefire! have release their long awaited mixtape, Fall Mixtape 2k14.
Containing 25 tracks the mixtape is available for free download via the band's Bandcamp page:
Pain of Salvation are currently streaming the track 'Linoleum' off of their upcoming acoustic album, Falling Home.
Falling Home will be released in Europe on the 10th of November.
Friday, October 17th
James Blake has been keeping busy, releasing a collaboration with The xx’s Jamie xx, a remix of Outkast’s 'International Players Anthem', and singles like '200 Press', 'Roman Patience', and '40455'.
During last night's broadcast on Blake's Radio 1 residency, he premiered yet another new track, this one entitled 'Building It Still'.
The Toronto trio BADBADNOTGOOD recently announced a new album called Sour Soul that
features Ghostface Killah on every song. It'll be out February 17 in the U.S. and February 16 internationally via Lex Records.
The two previously collaborated on a track earlier this year with Danny Brown and have released the second single from the album 'Gunshowers', which features Elzhi. Both tracks will appear on the album.
Pop-Rock group Set It Off have released a music video for their track 'Why Worry'.
The song is taken from their recently released sophomore album Duality through Equal Vision Records.
Linkin Park has just released a new song, 'White Noise.' from the movie "Mall," which was directed by longtime member, Joe Hahn. Linkin Park (excluding bassist Dave Farrell) also worked on the soundtrack for the film.
Italian gothic/doom/death metal band Plateau Sigma are streaming their debut album The True Shape Of Eskatos at their official Bandcamp location.
The album was released on September 29 through Beyond Productions, and you can stream/"name your price" download it right below.
Circa Survive have released a teaser video previewing their new album, Descensus, which is currently slated for release on November 24, 2014.
Pre-orders for the new album will become available on October 27, 2014, and a new single will be released the same day.
Brighton based electronic producer Bonobo has recently announced a brand new EP, entitled Flashlight, which will be available on vinyl and digital download on December 1st.
The 3-song release will be Bonobo's first official release since his highly successful LP The North Borders, which dropped in 2013.
The title track, which Bonobo first played at his Boiler Room set in 2013, is now streaming on soundcloud:
If you use the music-discovering app Shazam on the song, you'll be treated to a free download of the track.
Industrial noise artist Opiate Birth has uploaded six new pieces of digital artwork to his bandcamp page to accompany each of the new tracks on his upcoming effort
You can view the artwork in the link below:
Subliminal Lacerations will be released later on this month and is currently going through a mixing and mastering phase via electronic artist Resonant Serpent.
Thursday, October 16th
A Kickstarter campaign has been commenced to fund a tribute cover album for renowned power metallers Sonata Arctica.
Set to be released by Ouergh Records should funding succeed, the album will feature covers of many well-known Sonata Arctica tracks.
Confirmed appearances are:
Stream of Passion performing 'I Have A Right'
Dyscordia performing 'My Land'
Timeless Miracle performing 'FullMoon'
Morlich performing 'Respect the Wilderness'
More details may be found on the official Kickstarter page:
Twinkly emo/post-rock act Gates are streaming a fourth new song from their upcoming debut full-length, Bloom and Breathe, which will be released on October 21st via Pure Noise Records.
The song, 'The Thing That Will Save You,' can be streamed at the link below:
The other three songs from the record that have been released can be streamed at the following links:
'Not My Blood' (official music video)
For more information, including album art, preorders, and tour dates, visit their Facebook page: