Hot on the heels of "The Gold" comes the second single from Manchester Orchestra's upcoming full-length, A Black Mile to the Surface. "The Alien" arrived after a mysterious marketing campaign where fans could dial a number to hear snippets of the song or spoken lyrics, and comes with a surreal music video co-directed by the Daniels. Catch it here: http://www.npr.org/event/music/533831067/first-watch-manchester-orchestra-the-alien
A Black Mile to the Surface drops on July the 28th.
Less than two weeks after filing with the United States Patent Office, KISS vocalist Gene Simmons has abandoned his trademark application for the horns hand gesture.
In the original request, filed on June 9, Simmons described the sign as consisting "of a hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular [...] no other person, firm, corporation or association has the right to use said mark in commerce, either in the identical form or in such near resemblance."
Virginia Beach former pop punkers turned dream pop outfit Turnover have dropped a new single entitled "Super Natural" from the new album titled Good Nature that will drop on Run For Cover Records on August 25, 2017. This would be the bands' first release since 2015's well received Peripheral Vision that saw them shed a lot of their pop punk stylings for a more dream pop and emo oriented sound. From the new single, the band have seemed to take the next natural progression in heading toward an even more dream pop oriented sound, shedding off a lot of their emo influence as well.
You can stream the audio from Run For Cover's YouTube channel here:
American punk rock band Captain, We're Sinking are streaming their follow up to 2013's The Future is Cancelled, titled The King of No Man, on YouTube (link below). The band has previously released two singles, "Trying Year" and "Water."
The tracklist is as follows:
Don't Show Bill
The Future is Cancelled, Pt.2
Crow (Little Wounds)
Dance of Joy
The King of No Man
At age 42, Prodigy was found dead on the morning of June 20 in Las Vegas. Mobb Deep's publicist has made the following statement:
"It is with extreme sadness and disbelief that we confirm the death of our dear friend Albert Johnson, better known to millions of fans as Prodigy of legendary NY rap duo Mobb Deep. Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Vegas after a Mobb Deep performance for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis. As most of his fans know, Prodigy battled the disease since birth. The exact causes of death have yet to be determined. We would like to thank everyone for respecting the family’s privacy at this time."
Foo Fighters have announced their next album, Concrete And Gold, will be out on September 15th. It will feature the previously released single 'Run'. According to a press release, the album is the Foos setting out to make "Motorhead’s version of Sgt. Pepper."
Here's the tracklist:
03. Make It Right
04. The Sky Is A Neighborhood
05. La Dee Da
06. Dirty Water
08. Happy Ever After (Zero Hour)
09. Sunday Rain
10. The Line
11. Concrete and Gold
For more information, visit https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/06/foo-fighters-announce-new-album-concrete-and-gold-due-out-in-september/
New York Hip Hop legend Jay-Z is set to release 4:44 on June 30th. 4:44 will be Jay-Z's thirteenth studio album, his first since 2013's Magna Carta Holy Grail. June has been a busy month for Jay, with the album coming right on the heels of him being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, as well as his wife giving birth to twins. The album will be released exclusively on Tidal.
Watch the album's trailer here: https://sprint.tidal.com/us
Sputnik-based rock band, 'Echo Tail', have just released details and the artwork for their new album, Et tu, Yūrei?, which will be out some time this summer. They have also released a new track, "Curse".
Et tu, Yūrei? is a departure from their previous album, "The Ancestry", with more prominent synths and drum machines but also keeping catchy riffs and traditional rock structure, as shown on the lead single.
Tracklist for Et tu, Yūrei?:
1. Spirit Me Away
5. The Meat Market
6. Pour Out Red
7. Post Mortem Depression
Moby once more teamed with Steve Cutts (who directed the animated music video for 'Are You Lost in the World Like Me?') to release another one for 'In this Cold Place', off his latest LP, More Fast Songs about the Apocalypse.
Billed as the first episode in a possible series, Cutts & Moby present a visual summary of the subjects addressed on the album. Watch it below:
Download the album for free here: http://mobyandthevoidpacificchoir.com/
Infamous UK post-punk band The Fall have announced a release for their new album New Facts Emerge on July 28. The album will be released through Cherry Red Records, most famous for recording the Dead Kennedys, the Blue Orchids, Destroy All Monsters and others. New Facts Emerge is the band's 32nd album.
For full track-list and pre-order details, check the band's official page:
The pop/rock band Coldplay released a new track this Thursday called "All I Can Think About Is You." This is the third track released from their upcoming EP, Kaleidescope, which will be coming out July 14. It features Coldplay returning to their dreamy rock roots.
The tracklist for Kaleidescope is as follows, featuring the previously released "Hypnotised" and "Something Just Like This":
1. All I Can Think About Is You
2. Miracles (Someone Special) (feat. Big Sean)
3. A L I E N S
4. Something Just Like This (feat. The Chainsmokers)
Canadian melodic hardcore act Counterparts have detailed their upcoming 5th LP, You Are Not You Anymore, and releasing a video for its first single "Bouquet." The album drops later this year, on September 22nd.
Album preorders and more information can be found at http://counterparts.merchnow.com/.
Avantgarde Music has made available for streaming and purchase the new album by USA black metal band Dzö-nga. With seven tracks and a run time of 43 minutes, The Sachem's Tales is the band's second LP (and first through the Italian label), following last year's Five Treasures of Snow.
The Sachem's Tales sees the band adding a second vocalist in Grushenka Ødegård, with session appearances by drummer Aaron Maloney (ex-This or the Apocalypse) and singer Lilith Astaroth (Sorrowseed). The album draws inspiration from Algonquin mythology and folklore, as well as H. W. Longfellow's epic poem The Song of Hiawatha.
1. Midewiwin Lodge 2:34
2. To the Great Salt Water 8:48
3. The Wolves Fell Quiet 7:22
4. Halle Ravine 4:04 (ft. Lilith Astaroth)
5. Against the Northern Wind 7:16
6. A Seventh Age of Fire 9:22
7. The Witching Meadow 3:25
Album stream/download: https://avantgardemusic.b ...more
Hands Like Houses have released a surprise new single in preparation for their run on this year's Vans Warped Tour. The song is titled "Drift" and is the first piece of new material from the band since their 2016 album, Dissonants. "Drift" continues the heavier, more accessible sound that was prominently featured on their latest record. The band have also signed with Hopeless Records, after their contract with former label Rise Records expired. There has been no announcement from the band regarding an upcoming full length record, so as of now "Drift" is a standalone single.
Check out the new song here:
US metalcore band The Plot In You have released a new single titled "Feel Nothing". This is their first release since their album "Happiness In Self-Destruction" dropped back in October of 2015, and as of right now this is a standalone single. With this also comes the news that they have left Stay Sick Recordings and signed with Fearless Records.
Hot off the heels of announcing their return to the world of extreme metal, Akercocke have released the second track from upcoming comeback record Renaissance in Extremis, which is to be released via Peaceville Records on 25th August. This second preview of the new album is entitled "Disappear", the first being "Inner Sanctum", which has confidently been played at almost every Akercocke concert since re-forming a year ago. Listen to "Disappear" below:
Canadian post-hardcore veterans Silverstein have released their brand new song "Lost Positives". The song is the third song to be released off their ninth album "Dead Reflection" which is set to be released next month on July 14th through Rise Records.
Silverstein are currently performing on the Vans Warped Tour which kicks of today in Seattle and ends on August 6th in Pomona. The band is set to perform throughout the whole summer on all 41 dates.
California doomy-folk singer/songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has announced her newest album, titled Hiss Spun, will be released September 22nd, via Sargent House, with production to be handled by Kurt Ballou at God City.
The coincide with this news, Chelsea Wolfe has also dropped the first single to the album, titled "16 Psyche", as well as dates for a full US tour in support of the album, accompanied by Youth Code.
9/28 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
9/30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater
10/2 – San Diego, CA – Belly Up Tavern
10/3 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
10/4 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
10/6 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
10/7 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/8 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theatre
10/10 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In
10/11 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
10/13 – Chapel Hill, NC – Cat’s Cradle
10/14 – Baltimore, ...more
American metal act The Plot in You have released a music video for their brand new single "Feel Nothing". Accompanying the video the band also announced that they have left Stay Sick Records and signed with Fearless Records. The song serves as the first single from their upcoming fourth album which is expected to be released sometime in 2017.
Stoner rock band Queens of the Stone Age have released a brand new single titled "The Way You Used To Do" from their upcoming album Villains, which will be out on August 25. You can listen to the full track down here:
Tracklist for Villains:
Feet Don’t Fail Me
The Way You Used To Do
Head Like A Haunted House
The Evil Has Landed
Villains Of Circumstance
Swedish metal juggernauts In Flames have released a music video for their song "Save Me". The song is taken from their twelfth album "Battles" which was released on November 11th last year through Eleven Seven Music and Nuclear Blast Records.
In Flames have also announced a co-headline tour with American metal act Five Finger Death Punch from November 16th to December 21st. The tour will be supported by American metalcore act Of Mice & Men, they will however miss out on the five first dates and join from November 26th throughout the rest of the tour.
Nov 16 - SCANDINAVIUM - Gothenburg, Sweden
Nov 17 - ERICSSON GLOBE - Stockholm, Sweden
Nov 21 - SPORTSHALLE - Hamburg, Germany
Nov 22 - VELODROME - Berlin, Germany
Nov 24 - KP ARENA - Oberhausen, Germany
Nov 26 - ...more
UK Progressive Pop outfit Everything Everything have announced their 4th studio album, A Fever Dream. It will be their first full release since 2015's Get To Heaven They have also premiered the lead single, "Can't Do", which will hit all streaming services the following day (June 14). A Fever Dream will be released via RCA Records on August 18.
Listen to the premiere of "Can't Do" here:
A Fever Dream tracklist:
01. Night of the Long Knives
02. Can’t Do
04. Big Game
05. Good Shot, Good Soldier
06. Run the Numbers
07. Put Me Together
08. A Fever Dream
09. Ivory Tower
10. New Deep
11. White Whale
American electronic outfit PVRIS have dropped another single from their upcoming sophomore album, "All We Need Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell". The new single has been teased at, the band again sending funeral cards to certain fans on their mailing list. The song, "What's Wrong" premiered on BBC Radio One with Annie Mac earlier tonight. You can listen to the song and watch its accompanying video below:
St. Louis natives Traveler have released Part I of II of their concept album "Resist" on June 10th and played to a large crowd at The Firebird as celebration. They announced at the show Part II would be out by August and they'd have physical copies of the full album available for sale at BarnFest.
You can download the album for free on their Bandcamp below as well as stream on Spotify and Apple Music.