Thursday, September 3rd
Panic! At the Disco have released another single from their upcoming studio album. The new song, titled 'Death of a Bachelor' according to frontman Brendon Urie, is a homage to Frank Sinatra, whom has had a huge impact on the singers life and musical career. You can listen to the new track below:
New Jersey rockers 40 Below Summer have begun streaming a new song named "Mangina" on their official SoundCloud page. This is the first track released from their upcoming new album "Transmission Infrared" which is set to be released independently on October 16.
40 Below Summer's last album, "Fire at Zero Gravity" was released on April 30, 2013, and showed the band abandoning their nu-metal roots in favor of an alternative/groove metal approach.
Chilean alt-rock band Saiko released the new music video for their song "Alud", a single from their lastest album Trapecio. -- also the first album to feature vocalist Denisse Malebrán since her departure from the band in 2006. The video was filmed using the Kinect's sensor technology.
The young band fronted by former Queensryche vocalist Geoff Tate revealed a lyric video for the track "The Stranger", taken from the upcoming album The Key. The album is the first of a trilogy, and will be released on the 18th of September through Frontier Music.
Pre-order The Key from the label: www.frontiers.it/album/5274
UK Progressive Metallers TesseracT have released a music video for the single "Survival", which is to be a part of the upcoming album Polaris, that is slated for release on September 18th, 2015. The album will showcase the return of the band's original vocalist Dan Tompkins, who replaces Ashe O'hara.
"Survival" is the second single off the album and follows "Messenger", which was released in August.
Melbourne-based experimental artist Lost Salt Blood Purges has released a new compilation of acoustic demo tracks as a "fundraiser" for his forthcoming double-album.
"This is a short compilation of acoustic demos I wrote over a couple of weeks. Outwardly, it's the most personal thing I've done, I suppose. This release is mainly intended as a "fundraiser" of sorts for my next full-length: Only the Youngest Grave.
Only the Youngest Grave is a double-album, spanning one hour and forty-two minutes in length. It explores a lot of post-rock, noise, droning ritual ambient, ambient jazz, neofolk and my ever-growing obsession with tape and vinyl music and manipulation. It features guest contributions and some more in-depth collaborations with a lot of talented musicians who were kind enough to help me produce the album I wanted.
If you want to "donate" anything, you can purchase this album for whatever price you p ...more
Death metal lords Autopsy are ready to unveil two new releases that will hit the stores in November 2015.
After the Cutting, release date set for November 13th, is a limited quadruple CD compilation accompanied by an extensive 72-pages book penned by Dennis Dread. The compilation will contain demos, studio cuts and live recordings, plus seven new tracks.
Those seven tracks will also be released on vinyl under the name of Skull Grinder. This new LP will see the light on November 27th, Black Friday. A CD version will be available in 2016.
Pre-order After the Cutting:
Pre-order Skull Grinder:
Wednesday, September 2nd
Gnarly rap-rock group Hollywood Undead have released a music video for 'Gravity'. The song is taken from their latest album, Day of the Dead, which was released in March.
The track and video discuss the band's origins and history but also seem like an attempt to re-record history by excluding any details about original lead singer Deuce.
Lemmy of the legendary rock band Motorhead left the stage mid-performance in Austin, Texas after telling fans "I can't do it". He later returned to apologise before calling the show off. The fans were supportive of their hero, screaming "we love you!".
The band have since issued a statement, claiming that it was "DIRECT follow-on from the altitude issues in Colorado, and clearly, Lemmy tried to get back at it too quickly".
Australian experimental synth-rock band Hospital are streaming their new single, 'Daniel', via their Bandcamp page.
The single is taken from their upcoming album, Describing Bodies, which is apparently due out "sometime next week," according to the band's head singer/songwriter Alif Dodds.
The album's tracklist is:
2. I Am, I'm Not
4. Stitch It
5. Describing Bodies
6. Under Anaesthetic
7. Parts Don't Fit
8. Boyz Bloodnosed Boyz
9. Red City
10. New Skin
You can stream 'Daniel' here:
Tuesday, September 1st
Audiotopsy is the new band formed by Mudvayne members Greg Tribbett (guitar) and Matthew McDonough (drums), with ex-Skrape singer Billy Keeton and bassist Perry Stern rounding out the band.
The group have premiered the song 'Headshot' as the first single from their upcoming debut, Natural Causes, which is due to be released on October, 2 via Napalm Records.
Band that started as a side-project to another Ukrainian powerhouse Septa has released it's debut EP on September 1st. The Nietzsche are focused on using famous poems as lyrics for their songs, from Walt Whitman to Oscar Wilde. Mostly influenced by Converge and Every Time I Die record was produced by Sergey Lubinsky, founding member of Ukrainian metal band TOL.
EP is availaible for free at Bandcamp: http://thenietzsche.bandcamp.com/album/intro-to-advanced-poetry
Monday, August 31st
Slayer have officially released 'Cast the First Stone', the second "official" single from their new album, Repentless.
The album is set to drop on September 11.
It can be streamed from Adult Swim's Soundcloud page:
Californian post hardcore band A Skylit Drive have released a new song from their upcoming LP, entitled ASD.
This is the second release following recent line-up changes, the departure of Brian White and Cory La Quay and the addition of Michael Labelle (ex-Of Reverie) on guitars and Brandon Richter (ex-Motionless In White) on drums.
Their new album is set to be released on October 9, 2015.
Stream the video for 'Bring Me A War' below:
Miley Cyrus has premiered the music video for her track 'Dooo It!'. The song comes from her new music project, Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz.
Sunday, August 30th
Duran Duran have released a single from their upcoming 14th album Paper Gods (due out September 11th).
The song, entitled 'Last Night in the City', features Canadian pop singer Kiesza on vocals.
You can listen to the song below:
The melodic hard rock group from Leeds UK known as Gentlemans Pistols have released the first single from their upcoming studio album.
'The Researcher' will be part of Hustler's Row, the band's third album, which is due to be released on 16th of October.
You can listen it here:
Portland based stoner-rock band Black Pussy have released their new EP, Where The Eagle Flies, and are streaming it on their Bandcamp page:
Where The Eagle Flies was released on August 18th.
Ludovico Einaudi have announced that him new album "Elements" will be released on 16 October.
The album is inspired by things like nature's elements (earth, water air and fire), the lines of hills and grass, musical adaptions from work like those of Gustav Klimt and Paul Klee.
Listen to the second track here:
Saturday, August 29th
Laura Stevenson has announced details for her next studio album, Cocksure, via social media this past week. The follow up to her widely well received record Wheel is to be released on October 30, 2015. Along with the announcement, the first single from the new album, 'Torch Song', has been released.
According to the album details on her website, Cocksure will rely less on Stevenson's folk-like style from previous albums, and more focused on being a pure Rock and Roll record.
More details about Cocksure are available via her website, as are the album preorder and the stream for 'Torch Song':
Crazy Town have posted a full stream of their long delayed 3rd album, The Brimstone Sluggers, online via ArtistDirect.
The album, dedicated to late turntablist DJ AM, is a move towards alternative rap, leaving behind the duo's previous nu metal attempts as they abandon the full band in the studio, and are currently without a live guitarist after the departure of Ahmad "Deadsie" Alkurabi earlier in 2015.
Listen to the full album here:
The Brimstone Sluggers is out now via Membran Media.
Polish black metal band Mgła have begun streaming their third full-length album, Exercises in Futility, through Youtube after it leaked earlier today.
The album is set for a physical release through both No Solace and Northern Heritage labels on September 4, and can be preordered at the links below:
Friday, August 28th
Swedish psychedelic rock band Hills are curently streaming their latest LP Frid on the Rocket Recordings Bandcamp page:
Frid was released on August 28th.
Swedish world-music band Goat are currently streaming their new EP It's Time For Fun on the Rocket Recordings Bandcamp website.
It's Time For Fun was released on August 2 in Europe and is scheduled to be released in North America on September 25th.
Sevendust have release a lyric video for new song 'Not Today', which is lifted from the band's upcoming album, Kill The Flaw. The album is currently due out on Oct 2 via 7Bros. Records with ADA/Warner Brothers distribution. The album is self produced once again with engineer/mixer Mike Ferretti.
You can check out the video here:
Infamous Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, who had previously announced retirement in 2013, has returned with a new single. The song, entitled 'What Do You Mean', features a laid back tropical electronic sound which shows a huge contrast from his previous work.
You can stream the new song here:
Baroness have detailed the release of their upcoming fourth full-length, following 2012's double album, Yellow & Green. The new record, entitled Purple, is slated for a December 18 release.
Purple welcomes two new members to Baroness, Nick Jost on bass/keys and Sebastian Thompson on drums.
Check out new track 'Chlorine & Wine' on YouTube:
2. Shock Me
3. Try to Disappear
6. Chlorine & Wine
7. The Iron Bell
8. Desperation Burns
9. If I Have to Wake Up (Would You Stop the Rain)
10. Crossroads of Infinity
Pre-orders for the album (along with other merchandise and memorabilia) are available through a Pledge Music campaign here:
British rock band Anathema are planning to release a new acoustic live album, entitled A Sort of Homecoming.
The footage is taken from the band's performance at the Liverpool Cathedral in their hometown, and will consist of 100 minutes of material. Lasse Hoile was put in charge of directing again after initially working with the band on their previous live album, Universal.
The album is set for a 30th October release date via Kscope, and will be available in several formats including Blu-ray and vinyl.
Pre-orders can be made at: http://www.kscopemusic.com/2015/08/27/kscope-presents-anathemas-a-sort-of-homecoming-cathedral-concert-film/.
1. The Lost Song - Part II
2. Untouchable - Part I
3. Untouchable - Part II
4. Thin Air
5. Dreaming Light
9. Temporary Peace
10. The Beginning And The End
Shinedown have released the third song from their upcoming album Threat to Survival, entitled 'State of My Head'.
The album is set to be released on September 18th.
Thursday, August 27th
Experimental artist Volcanic Queen has released a new compilation, entitled Last Farewell.
The compilation includes 5 previously released Volcanic Queen tracks, with two of the songs featuring new mastering and editing specifically for this release.
1. Serenity Grounds
2. Analog Sequence (For M)
3. Opened Doors and Sacred Hearts
4. My Death God, My Sword
5. A Monolith of Different Voices
Full download, streaming, and details about the compilation are available here: https://volcanicqueen.bandcamp.com/album/last-farewell