Ska/Pop Punk veterans Goldfinger have released a new video for the track " Put The Knife Away which is off of their upcoming album" The Knife. This will be the bands first studio album since 2008. The Knife Releases July 21st on Riserecords.
Just 4 months after the release of Just Bring It, Japanese Girls Metal Band Boom group Band-Maid have release a new video from upcoming double A-side single, Daydreaming / Choose Me, which is set for release on 19 July featuring 3 brand new tracks, not included on their latest album. The tracklist for the single is as following:
2. Choose Me
Physical copies of the single (in both regular edition and CD/DVD deluxe edition featuring footage of their concert at Akasaka BLITZ) are restricted to release in Japan, but can be imported from here: http://www.cdjapan.co.jp/person/700668888
Ufomammut have released the first single off their upcoming album, 8, due out on September 22 through Supernatural Cat/Neurot Recordings. 'Warsheep' is also available as a limited edition 7" single with the cover handprinted with gold iridescent and red inks on pearlescent paper by Malleus.
Watch the official video below:
Regarding 'Warsheep''s music video, Ufomammut commented: "It is inspired by the lyrics of the song which in itself is a play on the word 'worship.' The protagonist takes a symbolic journey from the natural human condition to the trappings of the dogmas of society, religion etc. The principle idea being that thought is blind and is caged into the illusion of being free."
The band also announced a promotional European tour taking place after the LP's release. These are the dates + some Summer ...more
Count to Altek have returned with a new album, a new lineup, and an electronica/synthpop inspired sound, which the band had yet to explore. Their latest release, 'Imodius Forms: Millenium Flux', can now be streamed and donwloaded for free on Bandcamp.com
Album link: millicentwaffles.bandcamp.com/album/imodius-forms-millenium-flux
1. They Constructed the Supernetwork Using Only Sound
2. Mind of Nebulous Laser (Tera)
3. Living In the Data Flow
4. N-437 MILLENIUM Structure
5. This Is Why Stars Glitter Through Your Presence
6. Technoquatic Hacker
7. Coded Access Point from Project-K
8. Liquid Memory of Area 1
9. Breaching the Network Opening
10. Eden's Final Form
German heavy metal act Edguy annonced the release of their upcoming album ''Monuments'' along with a new song titled ''Ravenblack''. The album, a 2-CD + DVD affair, will be a celebration of the band's 25 years anniversary; and will include the band's greatest songs, as well as new material and unreleased rarities.
The album is set to release on July 14th through Nuclear Blast Records.
Edguy's official website: https://www.edguy.net/eng/index.php
Listen to new song ''Ravenblack'':
Australian alternative rock/post-hardcore group Young Lions have released their second single titled 'Destroy Me', and with it comes the news that their third album, titled "Mr. Spaceman", will be released on August 8th. The album is available for pre-order through iTunes and on the Young Lions website www.younglionsaus.com
Listen to the new single here
Eighteen Visions have released a new track titled "The Diseased, The Decline, and Wasted Time" with Kerrang magazine. Vocalist James Hart stated that “The Disease, The Decline & Wasted time was the first song we wrote for [new album] XVIII, It’s heavy and aggressive nature definitely help set the tone for the rest of the album.”
XVIII will be released on June 2nd via Rise Records and can be preordered here: https://riserecords.lnk.to/XVIII
Listen to "The Disease, The Decline, and Wasted Time" here:
Neun Welten, the German collective regarded for their dark folk forays, will release their third album "The Sea I'm Diving" on July 21, 2017 via Prophecy Productions.
The 11-song record, recorded by film composer Matthias Raue, features their first assemblage of new material since 2009’s Destrunken as well as several new additions to the band’s sonic palette, including English lyrics centered on marine themes and post rock-inspired electric guitars. Press releases from the band and record label promise a neofolk/post rock blend of cinematic storytelling with a film score focus.
Lead single “Drowning” can be heard here:
3. The Dying Swan
5. Nocturnal Rhymes
6. Floating Mind
7. Earth Vein
8. Lonesome October
10. Hu ...more
After 10 years together, UK beatdown act Desolated have announced a final run of shows, after which they will no longer continue together as a band.
This is the end
2007 - 2017
As from this summer we will no longer be playing shows or be an active band
We are doing a run of final shows starting in June till September
As from September 30th desolated is dead
Will we come back in the future? That is unknown
For now these are the last shows we will ever play
If you want to book as one last time email email@example.com or email avocado bookings
What can I say. Everything we ever did was a fucking pleasure
But for now it's the end. Let's end it properly
New Orleans based metal band Goatwhore premiered a lyric video for another new track called "Chaos Arcane" from their forthcoming seventh full-length record "Vengeful Ascension". The album will be released on June 23 through Metal Blade Records.
UK Producer Iglooghost has surprise released a new mix, entitled Chalk Shrine, with new original material. Much like how 2016's Snoring (Music To Sleep To) was meant to be slept to, he claims in the mix's SoundCloud description this is meant "TO GO RUNNING TO". Also in the description, he says "ALBUM IS 100% DONE & WILL DROP BEFORE SUMMER ENDS".
Listen to Chalk Shrine「Mix」 here:
Noise rock band Today Is the Day recently announced that they will go through a US tour throughout July to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their 1997 album Temple of the Morning Star. The album (which was remastered and reissued in deluxe packaging earlier this year) will be performed from start to finish at every performance during the tour.
The experimental metal band Kayo Dot will tour with the band as well for support, and the first date will be on July 6 at Saint Virus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. Currently only 20 dates have been booked, however the band has made plans to have a 2nd leg of the tour which will take place in August.
More information relating to tour dates can be found on the band's facebook page:
US metalcore act Vanna have announced the dates for their 'All Good Things Must Come To An End: A farewell with our friends" break-up tour. The tour starts on June 9th in Providence, Rhode Island and ends on August 20th in Austin, Texas and will feature support from Lions Lions, Ghost Key, Actor|Observer, Unwill, Sirens & Sailors, Crisis, Phinehas and Backwords.
This marks the end of the bands 13 year carrier since their inception in 2004. Vanna released their latest record "All Hell" on July 8, 2016 through Pure Noise Records and has released a total of 6 full-length records as well as 7 EPs.
British post-hardcore band Enter Shikari have released a new track entitled "Supercharge" featuring Big Narstie. This is their third single since their previous LP "The Mindsweep", which was released back at 2015.
There has not been an official album announcement yet, but at their live shows the band said that they're "going to record [their] greatest album ever".
KMFDM return this year with a brand new EP, called YEAH! & album (the title is yet to be revealed). The former will consist of new songs, remixes and different edits and will be released on June 23 through earMUSIC, whereas the latter will see the light of day sometime in August.
'Hell Yeah' is the first single which will be featured on both discs and can be listened to below:
California based experimental hip hop outfit Death Grips is back with "Steroids (Crouching Tiger Hidden Gabber Megamix)". Clocking in at a whopping 22 minutes, "Steroids..." features MC Ride vocals throughtout its entirety unlike previous non-studio album releases such as "Fashion Week" and "Interview 2016".
Death Grips also announced on their Facebook that they are working on a new album, which will be their eighth studio album in seven years.
Up-and-coming Dutch singer/songwriter Joshua Meijer has debuted his first original song, "Words", which is slated to be released on his forthcoming EP but recorded with his full band. Joshua has been serving as a supporting act to artists like Roos Blufpand.
You may know Joshua from the '11 Styles of Rock in One Song' we did together for our graduation project:
Danish pop singer and songwriter MØ has released the music video for her latest single, ‘Nights With You,’ presumably from her upcoming sophomore album.
MØ's second record has not been announced yet, and ‘Nights With You’ is now the fourth non-album single since her debut LP, No Mythologies to Follow, from 2014. Previous singles include ‘Kamikaze’ in 2015, ‘Final Song’ and ‘Drum’ in 2016.
Canadian post-hardcore veterans Silverstein have released the music video for their brand new single "Retrograde". Following the release of the single the band have announced their eight full-length album "Dead Reflection" which will be released on July 16th through Rise Records. "Retrograde" serves as the second single from the album with "Ghost" which was released in October of 2016 being the first.
Dead Reflection track listing:
1. Last Looks
3. Lost Positives
6. Mirror Box
8. The Afterglow
9. Cut and Run
10. Secret's Safe
12. Wake Up
On April 19th the Swedish metal sensation Dead by April announced the departure of their screamer Chistoffer Andersson, only twelve days after the release of their fourth album "Worlds Collide". According to the remaining band members his departure came as a surprise to them, stating that they found out about his departure through email where he simply said;
"Hi all, I just wanted to inform you that I no longer want to be a part of Dead by April and hereby declare myself out"
Following his departure the band has also announced that former frontman Jimmie Strimmel who sung on the bands fist two albums from 2007 to 2013 has rejoined the band. However, Pontus Hjelm who stepped up as their frontman in 2014 will remain the bands clean vocalist while Strimmel will only be providing harsh/screamed vocals this time around.
US metalcore act Of Mice & Men have released a music video for their brand new single "Back to Me". The single is the second release by the band since the departure of lead vocalist Austin Carlile whom left the band in December of 2016 due to his health as well as creative restrictions by the rest of the group.
Since his departure bassist and clean vocalist Aaron Pauley who joined the band in 2012 has stepped up as their lead singer and frontman.
"Back to Life" as well as their previous single "Unbreakable" will be released on physical media on the 26th of June through Rise Records as a 7" single/EP. The band has yet to make a statement if "Unbreakable" or "Back to Me" will be a part of their upcoming record or if they will remain stand-alone singles.
Police in England are reporting what is believed to be an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena. There are reports of fatalities and injuries, how many is currently unknown. Ariana has been confirmed to be unharmed and has been evacuated.
The cause of the explosion is currently unknown. Updates will be provided as they come.
English trio Arcane Roots have debuted "Matter", the second single off their upcoming sophomore album entitled Melancholia Hymns. The album is scheduled to be released on September 15th, and the official artwork and full tracklist can be found at https://arcaneroots.tmstor.es.
Welsh pop-punk act Neck Deep have announced their third full-length album "The Peace and The Panic" which is set to be released on August 18th through Fearless Records.
Accompanying the announcement Neck Deep have also released music videos for the lead singles "Happy Judgement Day" and "Where Do We Go When We Go".