Wednesday, March 1st

Wintersun reveal crowdfunding package 53 replies

Finnish metal band Wintersun has announced "The Forest Package", a new Indiegogo crowdfunding project which seeks to fund a new homemade studio for the band. The crowdfunding ends on March 31st and is 1 out of possibly 3 crowdfunding projects to ensure the band ability to make quality music in respectable delays in the future.

The Forest Package contains a totally new album, The Forest Seasons, in three different versions: original, instrumental and with isolated instruments tracks. The package also contains a remastered version of both other Wintersun albums, the eponymous first album and Time 1; as well as a new live album ''Wintersun Live at Tuska 2013'', a 5k digital booklet, acoustic versions of The Forest Seasons songs and other benefits for crowdfunders.

The entirety of the announcement as well as new songs snippets can be seen here:
https://youtu.be/8eWdR1V1bbU

Indiegogo crowdfunding link:
www.indiegogo.com/pr ...more



Tuesday, February 28th

Our Last Night cover Linkin Park 7 replies

Our Last Night, who have gained something of a reputation for their cover versions of popular tracks from down the years, have now turned their attention towards Linkin Park's new single "Heavy" - a track which gained considerable criticism for its commercial pop-heavy sound. Joining OLN for this cover are members of Living In Fiction.

Our List Night's latest album of original material, Younger Dreams, was released in 2015.





Have Mercy announce new album 10 replies

Baltimore rock group Have Mercy have announced their new album, Make the Best of It.

This will be their first full-length release since 2014's A Place of Our Own.

They've also put out a video for the first single off of the new album, Coexist.




Tracklist for Make the Best of It:

1. Smoke and Lace
2. Drive
3. Coexist
4. Baby Ground
5. Begging for Bones
6. Reaper
7. Ghost
8. Disagree
9. American Bliss
10. Good Christian Man
11. You Made Me



Paladin Debut Demo 14 replies

Paladin, Atlanta's premier melodic metal outfit, have just unleashed a two-track demo of relentless riffage and guitar wizardry. The group's sound incorporates elements of Swedish melodic death metal, thrash, and '80s metal flare. "Call of the Night" and "Bury the Light" are available for streaming on the band's Bandcamp page, as well as YouTube.

paladinatl.bandcamp.com/





Monday, February 27th

Congrats New Hires! 162 replies

Hi again!

After spending several days reviewing applications, debating, and carefully voting - we’ve settled on our final (and rather lengthy) list of promotions. I'd like to thank everyone on staff who spent their time and energy providing valuable input, even with distractions like Davey's hiring of Aussie strippers, Jac's filibuster, and Ponton drunkenly stumbling into Olympus for the first time in 3 years to remind us that The Wrens are the best band ever. Disclaimer: all or none of this may actually be true.

Anyway, please read on.

Effective immediately, the following users will be joining our staff writing team. Please join me in congratulating them on a job exceptionally well-done:

-Rowan5215
-Gameofmetal
-manosg
-macman76 (in a Nate Silver/FiveThirtyEight-esque role for the blog)

For those who are not already aware, Arcade and Trebor ...more



Sunday, February 26th

Dead Rabbitts Reveal New Video 7 replies

Metalcore side project of Craig Mabbitt and Tj Bell The Dead Rabbitts have released a new music video for the song "Burn it Down". The upcoming album, The Emptiness is set to be released on April 14th via Tragic Hero Records.

Listen to "Burn it Down" here:



R.I.P. Toshio Nakanishi 5 replies

The groundbreaking Japanese musician, Toshio Nakanishi, passed away February 25th due to complications from esophageal cancer. He was first diagnosed with the disease last September before succumbing to the illness five months later. He was only 61 years old.

Nakanishi is considered to be a legendary artist in the field of electronic music, in particular with his band Plastics, which remains one of the most critically acclaimed new wave outfits of the 1980's in Japan. He also is a key figure in popularizing both house and hip hop music in Japan with his project Major Force which was active for over two decades.

http://www.factmag.com/2017/02/25/toshio-nakanishi-major-force-skylab-died-aged-61/



Knuckle Puck debut new single 26 replies

Chicago pop-punk outfit Knuckle Puck have released a video for a new single, entitled "Indecisive". The single is off of the band's upcoming 7", Calendar Days / Indecisive, coming out March 17th via Rise Records.




Saturday, February 25th

Remo Drive premiere new singles 4 replies

Minnesota-based indie/emo outfit Remo Drive have announced their first full length record, Greatest Hits, is scheduled to be released on March 16th.

In anticipation of their upcoming album, the band have made music videos for three tracks from Greatest Hits, which can be streamed below.









Uneven Structure release video 26 replies

French progressive metal band Uneven Structure have released a brand new video, 'Incube,' from their highly anticipated second album La Partition, available on April 21st.





Havok vs. Fake News in third single 46 replies

"Intention to Deceive," the third single from Havok's new record, is currently steaming on Spotify. Inspired by the current political climate, the track takes aim at biased news organizations and those who blindly buy into them.

Conformicide will hit shelves on March 10.

play.spotify.com/track/3aNjOFW0tfWMSRy5qIeTNr?play=true&utm_source=open.s potify.com&utm_medium=open



Ghost Bath Announce Album 49 replies

Ghost Bath, originally believed to be from China, are an American atmospheric black metal band. The band have now announced that they are releasing their third album, Starmourner, on Nuclear Blast and distributed through Northern Silence Productions which is set out 21 April 2017.

They have also released the first single off the album entitled, "Thrones".

Listen to the track here:





Friday, February 24th

New Seether single, album 53 replies

Seether have released a new song from their upcoming album Poison the Parish. The band have been teasing a release for the past month with short video clips uploaded to their various social media platforms. The song, entitled "Let You Down", is available now, you can watch the video below. Poison the Parish is due out May 5th.





Ulver announce new album 44 replies

The new album by Ulver, The Assassination of Julius Caesar, will be released on April 7. This will be their first studio album since Wars of the Roses from 2011.

This release comes hot on the heels from their soundtrack Riverhead from last December, and the improvisational live album ATGCLVLSSCAP from January 2016.

You can read more in the below link:

http://thequietus.com/articles/21846-ulver-new-album



Thursday, February 23rd

New Acceptance Album Stream 7 replies

12 years removed from their cult-classic Phantoms, Acceptance are now streaming their sophomore album Colliding By Design courtesy of Billboard.

http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7701823/acceptance-colliding-by-design-stream-interview-new-album

Colliding By Design is set for official release February 24th.



New While She Sleeps single 51 replies

English metalcore band While She Sleeps have released another single from their upcoming third album, You Are We. The song is titled "Silence Speaks" and features guest vocals from Bring Me the Horizon vocalist Oli Sykes. You Are We is set for release on April 21st, and the band will begin an album release tour of the UK on April 14th.

More details can be found at www.whileshesleeps.com

Check out the video for "Silence Speaks":





Celldweller's "Electric Eye" 11 replies

Electronic-rock artist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Klayton is back with a new Celldweller song, entitled 'Electric Eye'. The song, which is not part of any upcoming album, focuses more on a drum-and-bass style than most of his other material.




Wednesday, February 22nd

New Chainsmokers ft. Coldplay 83 replies

Mega-EDM stars / potential AXE body spray poster children The Chainsmokers have released a new single from their upcoming debut album. The track, entitled "Something Just Like This" features British band Coldplay in their first appearance since 2015.

The full Chainsmokers album, "Memories... Do Not Open" is set to be released later this year on an as-yet-unknown date. For now, you can check out the new track & lyric video here:





New Shade Empire song 5 replies

A new Shade Empire song "Anti-life Savior" has been released via Candlelight records. The track is ten and a half minutes long and continues in the vein of symphonic/melodic black metal the band have done in the past. No further information regarding the album has been released.

http://decibelmagazine.com/blog/2017/2/10/track-premiere-shade-empire-anti-life-saviour



Yowie premiere new single; 3rd album soon 3 replies

Mathematical maniacs Yowie have made their third album Synchromysticism available for pre-orders. The album is due for release 21 April via Skin Graft Records and will be played in its entirety at a St. Louis pre-listen in March.

To ease the pain of waiting, Yowie are streaming a new song off the upcoming album over at Skin Graft Records' bandcamp

Stream the new song and pre-order Synchromysticism:

https://skingraftrecords.bandcamp.com/album/synchromysticism



At the Drive-In to release new record 103 replies

After much speculation and the release of a new track, At the Drive-In have officially announced their new record.

in•ter a•li•a is the first new record from ATDI since 2000's Relationship of Command, and will be out on May 5th via Rise Records.

Preorder the album in a variety of formats here: http://atdi.merchnow.com/

The tracklist is as follows:

01. No Wolf Like The Present
02. Continuum
03. Tilting At The Univendor
04. Governed By Contagions
05. Pendulum In A Peasant Dress
06. Incurably Innocent
07. Call Broken Arrow
08. Holtzclaw
09. Torrentially Cutshaw
10. Ghost - Tape No. 9
11. Hostage Stamps

ATDI have also released another new song, "Incurably Innocent", that can be streamed below.





Limited Cult of Luna bundle announced 12 replies

Indie Recordings have shared a sneak peak of Cult of Luna's incoming bundle Years in a Day with footage from "The Sweep" and "Light Chaser".

The bundle will be limited to 7000 copies and it seems it will only be available through the band's official website (cultofluna.com).

It includes several goodies including a 2 hour DVD, 2 live CDs, a download code for HD audio and video of said 2 hours DVD and a 20 page booklet. The package comes on a 10-inch vinyl-sized trifold format.

More information at the official site. Full tracklist available at the linked video:





Modern Baseball announce hiatus 26 replies

Philadelphia emo/pop-punk outfit Modern Baseball have revealed on their Facebook page that the band is taking a break due to a shared feeling among members of anxiety and deteriorating mental health and friendships.

Link below:
https://www.facebook.com/ModernBaseball/photos/a.256192384402436.60846.220257697995905/1361998430488487/?type=3&theater

Full post for people too lazy to click:

Hey everybody, Jake here.

As much as it pains me to say this, we have decided to cancel our upcoming U.S. tour dates and festival appearances to take a break from Modern Baseball for a little while. If you already bought tickets for the tour, refunds will be available at point of purchase.

Over the past few months the band has become an immense source of anxiety for me, and it wasn't until I opened up to Sean, Ian, and Brendan about it that we realized we were all feeling the same way. The project we started as a source ...more



Tuesday, February 21st

New Architects Video 22 replies

Architects have released a new music video for the song "Gravity" from their 2016 album All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us. This is their third music video from the album.

The video for "Gravity" can be viewed below:





Young Bleed Releases New Album 0 replies

Since his departure from Strange Music in 2011, Young Bleed has been consistently
grinding independently under the radar. In 2014 he released a collaboration album
titled "Country Boy Livin'", with up & coming hip hop artist Chucky Workclothes,
under his new Trap Door Entertainment brand.

"Livin'" will be his first solo effort since his 2011 release "Preserved" under Strange
and features an arsenal of other hip hop legends as well. With guest features from
Daz Dillinger, Kokane, C-Bo, Big Mike, Mo B. Dick and others, the album is
potentially on par with the likes of his past classic releases.

The album was released on February 10, 2017 and has been received favorably by
fans and other hip hop professionals as well.

"Livin'" is available in stores online via quality music retailers and physical release
is said to be available shortly after.more



Another new Senses Fail Track 33 replies

Senses Fail have released another track off of their upcoming In Your Absence EP.

Stream the title track below. The EP is slated for a release on March 3rd through Pure Noise Records.





Elder announce new album 22 replies

US stoner/psychedelic prog band, Elder have announced the first details of their upcoming 4th studio album. Reflections of a Floating World is slated to be released on June 2 through Stickman Records/Armageddon Shop. More info to follow soon.

Below is a teaser posted by the band:





Monday, February 20th

Echo Tail explore The Ancestry 4 replies

Progressive Rock band Echo Tail have released a new album, entitled The Ancestry, on Bandcamp via download and limited edition CD. It is the last part of a concept trilogy after Hold The Throne and King Defeatism.

Stream/Buy here:

https://echotail.bandcamp.com/album/the-ancestry



New Kingdom of Giants Song 35 replies

Metalcore band Kingdom of Giants have released a new song called 'Damaged Goods' and it comes with the announcement that their third album All The Hell You've Got To Spare will be released May 5, 2017. Listen to the new song here




Hopsin releases new song 51 replies

Rapper Hopsin has released a new song titled "All Your Fault" from his upcoming album Savageville. No release date has been finalized.

The music video can be viewed below:




https://www.facebook.com/hellohopsin/


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