Tuesday, May 23rd

KMFDM debut 'Hell Yeah' 0 replies

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:

Death Grips on Steroids 26 replies

California based experimental hip hop outfit Death Grips are 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.

Joshua Meijer releases music video 0 replies

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:

Watch the acoustic rendition of "Words" here:

MØ's new video 'Nights w/ You' 2 replies

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.


Final Song



New Silverstein song/album 40 replies

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
2. Retrograde
3. Lost Positives
4. Ghost
5. Aquamarine
6. Mirror Box
7. Demons
8. The Afterglow
9. Cut and Run
10. Secret's Safe
11. Whiplash
12. Wake Up

Dead by April reunite 8 replies

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.


New Of Mice & Men release 12 replies

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.

Monday, May 22nd

Ariana Grande concert explosion 284 replies

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.



UPDATE: 19 people have been confirmed dead and 50 people injured. Police are treating the incident as terrorism until further is known.

UPDATE: A second device has been found near where the first explosion was found. It will be detonated in a controlled explosion by police bomb squad.

UPDATE: The death count has increased to 22 and injuries have also increase ...more

Sunday, May 21st

New Arcane Roots Single/Album 31 replies

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.

New Rise Against song 30 replies

Rise Against have released "House on Fire", the second single from their upcoming eight album "Wolves" which is set to be released on June 9th through Virgin Records.

Two new Neck Deep songs 23 replies

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".

Happy Judgement Day

Where Do We Go When We Go

Blood Stain Child's Evolution 25 replies

Japanese trance metal band Blood Stain Child have released a music video for the new song "Gaia Evolution" from their upcoming EP TRI ODYSSEY, which will be released on July 26, 2017.
The EP will also contain a 2nd disc featuring their 3 new music videos.

Burial drops new EP 20 replies

Enigmatic dubstep artist Burial has released a new EP entitled Subtemple. The new release is composed of two tracks named "Subtemple" and "Beachfires" respectively. Sonically it is more akin to his more recent work on Young Death/Nightmarket.

The EP is available to stream and buy via bandcamp.


Sworn In launch music video 8 replies

Illinoi metalcore outfit Sworn In have launched a new music video for the song "Make It Hurt" from their upcoming album All Smiles, which is slated to be released on June 30th.

Saturday, May 20th

Plan B resurfaces - new single 2 replies

Ben Drew a.k.a. Plan B, a british hip hop recording artist, actor, film director and producer resurfaces after an almost five year long absence from the public eye.
With his first new single "In The Name Of Man", Plan B harkens back to his 2010 soulful effort The Defamation of Strickland Banks. This was his breakthrough record, which was met with acclaim both by critics and fans, who knew him from his earlier rap effort Who Needs Actions When You Got Words.

"In The Name Of Man" addresses political issues of the modern age and showcases a passionate and strong vocal delivery by Drew.

The song is available for digital download and streaming. A music video is expected to be released in the next few weeks.

A preview of the song can be seen here:

Plan B also goes into greater detail what inspi ...more

New Amplifier album details 7 replies

UK hard rockers, Amplifier return with Trippin' with Dr. Faustus, an album that has been in the works for the past couple of years. Due out on June 30 on their own Rockosmos label, the LP was recorded on analog tape with the exception of one song, 'Silvio'.

'Kosmos' is the first single to see the light of day and can be listened to below:

Regarding Trippin' with Dr. Faustus, the band detailed: “We spent a long time making this record, principally because it was recorded on a tape machine that we basically had to rebuild from scraps from the dumpster around the back of the mill and whatever bits of debris we could fish out of the Ashton Canal.

“We think you can hear the difference very clearly between what it sounds like to record on tape and what it sounds like to record on the computer – which all our other records were.

First Fastball LP in 8 years 4 replies

Feel-good alternative rock band Fastball ('The Way', 'Out of My Head', 'You're an Ocean') released their first LP in 8 years: Step Into Light.

Regarding the album, Fastball posted on their site:

"Hi Everyone -
Miles and Tony put together a special playlist for Spotify that is essentially a 12 song compilation of their influences over the years, that have shaped their own songwriting and the songs on 'Step Into Light'.

The songs have intro's from both Tony and Miles explaining what the songs mean to them, etc.
We encourage you to check it out if you are a Spotify user or to tell your friends that use Spotify to check it out - it's very cool and ranges from the Beatles to Cheap Trick to Willie Nelson to NRBQ with little stories and tales in between.

Here’s the link: https://open.spotify.com/user/mzuni/playlist/0HE97xuXBMaQYPzS6xMNsI

The music video for 'I ...more

Trvth releases new album 13 replies

Solo artist Trvth has released his newest offering, "Arcane Sages", on bandcamp for free streaming and download. The album finds Trvth creating a progressive, noisy, and very atmospheric approach to black metal.

Check it out here: trvth.bandcamp.com/album/arcane-sages

1. Vanity
2. Lure
3. My Soil
4. Roots of Perception

Friday, May 19th

Another New Hundredth Song 11 replies

Hundredth have released another single from their upcoming album Rare, titled "Suffer". Listen here:

'Nice2KnoU' All Time Low 13 replies

Pop Punk outfit All Time Low have released a new song titled "Nice2KnoU" with an accompanying music video. The song is the fourth single from their upcoming seventh album The Last Young Renegade which is slated for release on June 2nd via Fueled By Ramen records. You can stream "Nice2KnoU" via FBR's Youtube channel.

Thursday, May 18th

New Muse-ic Video 56 replies

British prog/pop/alt-rock titans Muse have resurfaced with a new song called "Dig Down" and an accompanying music video for it. There is no word yet on whether "Dig Down" is being released as a standalone single, or if it will be included in a future EP or full-length studio album.

EDIT: Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has clarified on Twitter that "Dig Down" will be part of an upcoming, yet-to-be-titled studio album: https://twitter.com/MattBellamy/status/865252238956142594

View the video for "Dig Down" here:

Carach Angren Stream Single 7 replies

Symphonic black metal outfit Carach Angren have launched a new lyrics video for the song "Blood Queen" from their upcoming album "Dance And Laugh Amongst The Rotten" which will be released on June 16th.

R.I.P. Chris Cornell 173 replies

Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman and grunge icon Chris Cornell has died unexpectedly at the age of 52.

His representative Brian Bumbery claimed the death to be "sudden and unexpected" and that it came as a shock to everyone. Soundgarden were in the middle of a tour when it was reported and were due to play Rock On The Range tomorrow. Chris has left an impressive discography behind and will be sorely missed by the music community.

Wednesday, May 17th

Grizzly Bear announce new LP 19 replies

Indie rock group Grizzly Bear have announced their followup to 2012's Shields.

The new album, titled Painted Ruins, will be released August 18, 2017.

The band has released a new track from the upcoming album, as well as info about their tour across North America and Europe. Listen below:

Mourning Sound


Swans release live album 22 replies

Swans released a new live album, called Deliquescence, which features the set list from the final tour (still underway) with the current line-up. Besides main compositions from The Glowing Man & 'Screen Shot' from To Be Kindthere are a couple of new songs that have been played during the past year: the 40+ minutes long, 'The Knot' and 'The Man Who Refused To Be Unhappy', as well as a discarded tune, 'Deliquescing'.

Regarding Deliquescence, frontman Michael Gira mentioned: "The Live2XCD Deliquescence is finally finished and out and is available now at younggodrecords.com and at live shows. This album documents (rather expertly, if I may say so) the final Swans tour for this configuration of the band. It includes a few new pieces that have not, and never will be, recorded elsewhere. They were written especially for this tour. It was recorded and mixed during the current tour and serves as an excellent archival document of this enterprise, now 7 years running (and ...more

Traveler Release 2nd Single 2 replies

The St. Louis based band has dropped the second single from their new full length record coming out June 10th. The single, titled "Kindling", is the opening track of the record.

You can listen below on the band's Spotify -

For the first single, "Islands," you can listen below on the band's Spotify as well -

Textures announce break-up 24 replies

Dutch progressive metal band Textures have announced via their Facebook page that they are splitting up. In doing so, the band has also had to cancel progress on their 6th record, Genotype. A farewell tour across Europe will commence in November.

The full post can be viewed here:

BTBAM Announce Colors Tour 51 replies

This morning, Between The Buried and Me revealed on their Twitter tour dates for an upcoming tour in celebration of the 10 year anniversary for their acclaimed 2007 magnum opus Colors. They have set bands The Contortionist, Polyphia, and Toothgrinder as openers for all dates, and hit 24 dates all across different regions of the US as well as a single date in Toronto, Ontario. The band stated on their website:

"Colors was our statement of rebellion. We were challenging how others identified us in the context of heavy metal, and ultimately we were challenging how we identified ourselves. It was some kind of musical manifesto, in which we found new purpose and direction simply by throwing caution to the wind and purging every ounce of creative energy we had, regardless of how unhinged it may have seemed at the time.
Ten years has passed and we are lucky enough to be able to play this album from front to back on stage for our amazing fans. See you all soon!

Tuesday, May 16th

Rabbit Junk Remix EP 0 replies

Seattle hardclash duo Rabbit Junk have today released their first official remix EP, entitled Like the Flesh Does the Knife. The EP, released via Glitch Mode Recordings, features 4 remixes by JP Anderson of Rabbit Junk, as well as 3 extra remixes by Amnestic, STRNGR and Sean Payne of Cyanotic.

Rabbit Junk are currently writing and recording their first full length album since 2010's Project Nonagon, teasing the release with images featuring the phrase "Rabbit Junk Will/Must Die 2017" throughout the year so far.

Listen to/download the remix EP here:


New Cigarettes After Sex Song 7 replies

Brooklyn based dream pop band Cigarettes After Sex have released a new song from their upcoming self-titled album. "Each Time You Fall in Love" can be streamed below.

The track was debuted alongside an interview with primary songwriter Greg Gonzalez conducted by Billboard, which can be read here:


The band's debut album will be available June 9th on Partisan Records, and will feature previously released singles "K." and "Apocalypse."

The album can be preordered here: https://cigsaftersex.lnk.to/preorder-cas

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Ariana Grande concert explosion by Keyblade
New Silverstein song/album by Dmitri
Death Grips on Steroids by Ryus
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Hopesfall return; new record in 2017 by Danred97
New Rise Against song by Rawrz
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