Canadian singer Feist has begun streaming her new album, "Pleasure", through Apple Music and Spotify.
The album is a follow-up to 2011's "Metals," making it the artist's first new album in six years. "Pleasure" can be ordered through Universal Music Canada as well as directly through the artist's website.
West Coast rapper Snoop Dogg recently revealed the artwork to his upcoming album "Neva Left" set to come out May 19th of this year. The album will have features from Method Man, Redman, B-Real, and many more. The album will be one of his shortest with a runtime of 61 minutes as opposed to the usual 77-80 minutes. Along with the artwork, Snoop Dogg also released the first single from the album "Mount Kushmore".
Hard rock/blues veterans, Five Horse Johnson return this year with their 8th album, Jake Leg Boogie. The LP will be out on June 30 through Small Stone Recordings and pre-orders are already up.
You can listen to the title track and pre-order Jake Leg Boogie at the following link: https://smallstone.bandcamp.com/album/jake-leg-boogie
Vocalist & harp player, Eric Oblander mentioned regarding the album that "Having original drummer Tim back in the band made writing Jake Leg Boogie so much damn fun. If feels like we're back to Fat Black Pussycat form. This time around we channeled a little more Hendrix and Funkadelic as much as the usual bluesy Aerosmith insanity. All the songs are a bit more stripped down, and have a deep-pocket groove thanks in part to Tim locking it down. Brad had a lot to do with the overall creation of this record. He came up with the concept for the title, and sings more than half the songs this time around. We can't wait to hit ...more
Post-hardcore band Letlive have announced their disbandment after 15 years together. They have cited a "divergence of views" resulting in the band now undertaking "no further activity for the foreseeable future." This points to a break up or a longterm hiatus for the band. The disbandment follows the recent release of Letlive.'s 3rd studio album.
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Pop Punk outfit All Time Low have released a new song titled "Life of the Party" with an accompanying music video. The song is the third 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 "Life of the Party" via FBR's Youtube channel.
American band PVRIS have released a short film which appears to hint at their new album being on the way. The band have been dropping hints for the past few weeks, deleting all their instagram posts, clearing out their facebook and twitter profiles, and sending random fans a letter that contains a poem by Emily Dickinson, whom passed away May 15th 1886 (which appears to be a hint at a single/album release date), as well as “In Loving Remembrance of PVRIS, Birth: November 4th, 2014 Rebirth:".
Their sophomore album is rumored to be entitled "All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell", which are the last two lines of the poem being sent to random fans. You can watch the cryptic new video here:
For faster updates on these mysterious events, follow the band on their social media accounts, as well as Rise Records.
Eclectic Kyoto mathcore/hardcore band Arbus have released "From This Herd" off of their upcoming "Sheep EP", their first brand new effort with their recently recruited vocalist. The EP will be available on May 31; preorders are being taken now on the Japanese Amazon site with delivery possible overseas.
With the announcement of their upcoming sixth studio album Hyrdrograd, as well as the release of their first single, Stone Sour have released a new song entitled "Song #3", which ironically enough isn't the third song in the album (it's actually the fifth). The album is scheduled to be released on June 30th.
Foster the People have released a new EP, III, ahead of a currently untitled studio album tentatively set for this summer and a world tour beginning next month. Fittingly, III's tracklist is made up of three new songs: "Pay the Man," "Doing It for the Money" and "S.H.C." Listen to "Pay the Man" here:
Metalcore group Wage War have released a new single, titled 'Don't Let Me Fade Away'. The band has also announced a new album alongside the new song. The album, titled Deadweight, is the follow-up to their breakthrough 2015 record Blueprints. The Ocala natives have also released the tracklist and release date for Deadweight, which is due out on August 4th. For more info visit wagewarband.com
Check out the video for 'Don't Let Me Fade Away' below:
French indie pop quartet Phoenix have been teasing the release of new music since March through live performances and even having one soundtrack a Calvin Klein underwear advertisement. The song featured in that ad, entitled "J-Boy", now has a studio release. This new single comes with the news that the band's upcoming album, Ti Amo, will be out this summer, June 6th.
Listen to the band's new single, "J-Boy", here:
02. Ti Amo
04. Fior Di Latte
06. Goodbye Soleil
07. Fleur De Lys
08. Role Model
09. Via Veneto
Pop Rock band Plain White T's have rejoined Fearless Records after 8 years with Hollywood Records and their self-released album American Dreams. "[Going back to Fearless] really was like going back to the people you know believe in you, and they got your back no matter what," frontman Tom Higgenson told Billboard.com. In addition the band also released a new music video entitled "Land Of The Living' which depicts residents of a nursing home who use virtual reality to experience the lives they wish they had.
Read more here: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/7768239/plain-white-ts-land-of-the-living-video-premiere-tom-higgenson-interview
Seattle experimental hip hop outfit, Shabazz Palaces, have announced their third full length album, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star. This is the duo's first album since 2014's Lese Majesty. Along with this announcement, the duo have dropped the new album’s first single, “Shine a Light”. Quazarz is set to drop July 14 via Sub Pop records.
Jam “Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)”, here:
1. Since C.A.Y.A.
2. When Cats Claw
3. Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)
4. Dèesse Du Sang
5. Eel Dreams (feat. Loud Eyes Lou)
6. Parallax (feat. The Palaceer Lazaro)
7. Fine Ass Hairdresser
8. The Neurochem Mixalogue
9. That's How City Life Goes
10. Moon Whip Quäz (feat. Darrius)
11. Federalist Papers
blink-182 just shared another brand new song off the upcoming deluxe edition of California, and they've dubbed it the strangest song they've ever recorded. The track is called "6/8" (because of its time signature) and the band say it's one of their favorites because it's aggressive.
The tracklisting of California deluxe features 11 new songs. Of those new tracks we've also heard "Misery," "Parking Lot", and the 30-second epic “Can’t Get You More Pregnant.”
California Deluxe releases May 19. The original album released July of last year and quickly went No. 1.
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Vintersorg are now streaming a lyric video for their new song, "Fjallets Maktiga Mur", off their upcoming album, "Till Fjalls Del II", to be released on June 30th. "Till Fjalls Del II" is a double album sequel to their folk metal masterpiece, "Till Fjalls".
Stone Sour have released their latest single "Fabuless" off their upcoming LP "Hydrograd," which is out on June 30th on Roadrunner Records. It will be their first album of original music since 2013's "House of Gold & Bones – Part 2."
Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Yuya Maeta, best known as 3 of the more consistent members of Babymetal's backing Kami Band at live shows, have now released a demo of their own, under the name of Kari-Band (meaning Temporary Band, a play on their Japanese name with Babymetal). The demo, Kari Ongen - Demo -, can be purchased physically via Amazon Japan or digitally via iTunes, or be streamed on Spotify. As opposed to Babymetal's self styled "kawaii metal", the music on Kari-Band's first effort is primarily jazz fusion.
Stream it here: https://open.spotify.com/album/2LIg7heOK8JQqq1Bl2481K
UK producer and Brainfeeder signee Lapalux has announced his third full length LP, Ruinism. This is his first full length project since 2015's Lustmore. Alongside this announcement, an album preview mix and single have been released. Ruinism is due for release at the very end of the second quarter, June 30.
Sputnik's very own Hasan has announced he is releasing a new album entitled Hasan Goes Crazier: The Second Part. It will be his third album release and a follow up to his recent hit album Hasan Goes Crazy. Hasan is a proud homosexual and it really shows in his work.
You can listen to Hasan's past material for free and find out more information at his Bandcamp:
Texacore band Upon A Burning Body have released a new music video for their song "The Outcast", which was on their recently released album Straight From The Barrio. The song is also the first one by the band to feature clean vocals. You can stream the video here via Sumerian Records's Youtube channel.
Australian metalcore band In Hearts Wake have released another single called "Passage" which they also shot a music video for. Vocalist Jake Taylor co-direceted the music video. This is the second single released this month, and it comes with news that their new album, titled "Ark", is to be released on May 26th. No crabs were harmed in the making of this video. Listen to the new song here
Hélène de Thoury has released a new song and video for her solo darkwave group Hante. The track Le point de Non-Retour can be viewed below. The album it's featured on, Between Hope & Danger, is scheduled to drop on May 24th.