Thursday, August 25th

Moby announces festival/new song 3 replies

Moby announced the first edition of Circle V, a 100% vegan festival that will take place at the Fonda Theater in Los Angeles on October 23. Blaqk Audio and Cold Cave, among others, will join him on stage and all proceeds will go to Mercy For Animals.

In the spirit of the festival, Moby has also released a new song with his Void Pacific Choir, called 'Don't Leave Me'. Besides this, a new album will be out sometimes this fall. It is unclear if the performance at the festival will act as a release gig. However, the man again ruled out touring behind his upcoming LP.

Meanwhile, watch 'Don't Leave Me' below:

Sum 41 declare War 0 replies

Sum 41 have released a new music video for the track "War" from their upcoming comeback album, 13 Voices, out October 7 via Hopeless Records. The piano driven track is a contrast with the melodic hardcore influence of first single "Fake My Own Death".

Wednesday, August 24th

The Wounded Kings stream final LP 1 replies

English psychedelic/doom metal band The Wounded Kings are calling it quits, and stream their final album Visions In Bone at Noisey Vice.

The stream comes ahead of the album's official release, slated for August 26, courtesy of Spinefarm Records.


CWOTD announce new record 5 replies

Charred Walls of the Damned, featuring Richard Christy (Death, Iced Earth), Jason Suecof (acclaimed producer), Tim "Ripper" Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth), and Steve DiGiorgio (Sadus, Testament, Death), have announced their upcoming third full length record, titled Creatures Watching Over the Dead, to be released September 23 via Metal Blade Records.

The Soulless

1. My Eyes
2. The Soulless
3. Afterlife
4. As I Catch My Breath
5. Lies
6. Reach into the Light
7. Tear Me Down
8. Living in the Shadow of Yesterday
9. Time Has Passed


Car Bomb album details 12 replies

Mathcore band Car Bomb have announced their third full length record, titled Meta, to be released October 28.

Stream the record's opening track, "From the Dust of This Planet", here:

1. From the Dust of This Planet
2. Secrets Within
3. Nonagon
4. Gratitude
5. Constant Sleep
6. The Oppressor
7. Black Blood
8. Sets
9. Cenotaph
10. Lights Out
11. Infinite Sun

Pre-orders and merch bundles:

New Placebo song 9 replies

Placebo have released a new song entitled "Jesus' Son", off their upcoming EP Life's What You Make It- released to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the band's debut album.

The song will also be included on the upcoming retrospective release A Place For Us To Dream.

Placebo begin their 20th anniversary tour in December.

King Green releases EP 2 replies

The avant-garde user project King Green has just released their latest EP, featuring analog amps and a modified drumset, with returning member Sam Hess reprising his role on drums. The EP, "Finite Encephalic Sequence", focuses an extremely advanced race of underwater humanoids and their culture. It can be streamed and downloaded for free on bandcamp:

1. Submerged: Ghost Pirate Afterthought
2. Calibrating Gravity Beam
3. Geothermal
4. Underwater Atheneum of Krozo

Tuesday, August 23rd

Suma announce new studio album 6 replies

Swedish doom/sludge/noise act, Suma have announced their upcoming record, The Order of Things, will hit the shelves on October 11 through Argonauta Records. The first track premiered is 'Bait For Maggots' and can be listened on The Obelisk's website -

The band have also shared an album teaser:

New Power Quest Track and E.P 3 replies

UK Based Power Metal band Power Quest have released a new track titled Face the Raven which is off of their upcoming E.P which has yet to be named. This is Power Quest's first new Music in 5 years since 2011's Blood Alliance. The band Broke up 3 years ago but announced they were getting back together earlier this year.

In another interesting tidbit of news Former Power Quest Singer Alessio Garavello has been filling in for vocalist Marc Hudson of Dragonforce while he gets his health in order.

American Football new record 80 replies

The lovely gents over at American Football have announced a new record. The indie-rock band from Urbana, Illinois, have garnered considerable critical acclaim for the math rock-imbued emo sound carved into their debut album, American Football.

The new album is out on 10.21.16. You can pre-order now to get your hands on a track right away, or just listen to the Soundcloud release also available on their website. The release is being paired with a tour as follows:

OCT 29 SAT - Vic Theatre - Chicago
JAN 28 SAT - Terminal 5 - New York
FEB 11 SAT - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire - London, United Kingdom
FEB 25 SAT - The Ace Hotel Theatre - Los Angeles, CA

Pre-order the release and concert tickets here!

New Ulcerate song 83 replies

Ulcerate have released a new track titled "Extinguished Light" from their upcoming release Shrines of Paralysis.

Ion Dissonance announce new LP 17 replies

Canadian mathcore/deathcore outfit Ion Dissonance have announced the upcoming release of their 5th LP, titled "Cast The First Stone".

This is their first album since 2010's "Cursed" and is to be released on November 18th through Good Fight Records.

Ion Dissonance frontman Kevin McCaughey offers this statement:

"First and foremost, we are excited that we inked a new record deal with Good Fight Music. For those who know us well it is certainly no secret that our band has encountered its fair share of obstacles through this 15-year journey, leading us to remain inactive for the better part of the last six years. With that being said, we look forward to a fresh start, and couldn't ask for a better fit than the relationship established with the Good Fight family. The professionalism, dedication, support and hard work going into this record is so much moe positive than our previous experiences thus far.

On ...more

Echo Tail streams new album 9 replies

Progressive Rock/Post-Metal band Echo Tail have released and are streaming their new album, Drowning the Pacific. It is available for download at any price and limited edition cassette on Bandcamp. Further streaming will also be available on Tidal, Spotify, and Apple Music later during this week.

Tidal Link:

Caspian release new video 4 replies

Boston post-rock band Caspian have released a video for the track 'Arcs of Command' off their latest album entitled Dust And Disquiet, which was released last September via Triple Crown Records.

Check out the video here:

You Me At Six song/album 11 replies

You Me At Six have announced details regarding their upcoming fifth album, the band's first effort since 2014's Cavalier Youth. The album, titled Night People, is set for release on January 13th, 2017. The tracklist for Night People is:

1. Night People
2. Plus One
3. Heavy Soul
4. Take on the World
5. Brand New
6. Swear
7. Make Your Move
8. Can't Hold Back
9. Spell It Out
10. Give

The band have also released the record's title track as the first single from the album. Check out the new song 'Night People' below:

Monday, August 22nd

Self Defense Family new song 8 replies

Cohoes, NY post-punk band Self Defense Family are releasing a new mini-LP on Sept. 9th, Colicky. They're streaming "It Isn't Very Clear Is It" on Soundcloud:

Album tracklist:
1. Staying Current
2. All True at the Same Time
3. It Isn't Very Clear Is It
4. Brittany Murphy in 8 Mile

Tour dates:
October 3 - Antwerp, Belgium @ Kavka
October 4 - Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Winston
October 5 - Koln, Germany @ Blueshell
October 6 - Berlin, Germany @ Cassiopeia Berlin
October 7 - Nurnberg, Germany @ Desi Nürnberg
October 8 - Vienna, Austria @ Bach
October 9 - Bologna, Italy @ Freakout Club
October 10 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Dynamo Zürich
October 11 - Wiesbaden, Germany @ Schlachthof Wiesbaden
October 12 - Paris, France @ La Mécanique Ondulatoire
October 13 - Brighton, UK @ The Green Door ...more

Too Close To Touch's "Crooked Smile" 8 replies

Too Close To Touch have officially released their second single, entitled 'Crooked Smile", off their upcoming album I Haven't Been Myself. The album is currently scheduled to be released on September 23rd.

Listen here:

Sunday, August 21st

Second Korn Single 67 replies

American alternative metal band KoЯn have released a second single from their upcoming album "The Serenity of Suffering". The new single, entitled "Insane" is available to listen here:

New Jimmy Eat World Song 97 replies

Jimmy Eat World have released a new song of their yet untitled album called "Get Right". Rumors on the internet are saying the new album is called Integrity Blues and will be released October 21st.

You can stream and get a free download of "Get Right" at their website:

New ADTR song 33 replies

Metalcore / Pop Punk band A Day To Remember have released another new song off their upcoming album Bad Vibrations. The track is called "Naivety" and marks the fourth song to be released from Bad Vibrations which is due for release on September 2nd.

Listen to "Naivety" below:

Architects' Tom Searle dies 66 replies

The brother and band-mate of Architects' co-founding member Tom Searle has given the tragic and shock news that the guitarist has passed away after a 3 year battle with cancer. The band pledges to continue at least in touring their latest album but the possibility of new music in the future is uncertain with Tom having been their principal songwriter.

The band have set up a donation page for The Martlets Hospice in Hove in thanks for the treatment Tom received there. Tom died in the early hours of the 20th August and was 28 years old. Dan Searle has appealed for respect for the band's privacy in their time of mourning.

Donation page:

Read Dan Searle's detailed and personal post below:

Architects released their seventh album, All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us, in May 2016.

Amy Lee to release kid's album 30 replies

Evanescence vocalist and solo artist Amy Lee has announced that she will release a children's album on Sept 30th on Amazon Music. The album will be called Dream Too Much, and it will feature 9 new songs as well as three covers from The Beatles, Sesame Street and the 1956 song "Goodnight My Love."

The album started as a small project for Lee's son Jack, and it will feature Lee's father and her husband Josh Hartzler, as well as Amy's sisters and other musicians from her extended family. In an interview with Rolling Stone, she said:

"Dad has always been talking about making some kid songs for Jack to have later in life." [My husband suggested,] 'You guys should just do it, get in the studio together, you've never been in the studio together, you're both musicians.'"

"I'm very proud of it and it was very fulfilling to be able to do that together. I'm always looking for ways that I can expand myself creatively and th ...more

Saturday, August 20th

Utada Hikaru Details Comeback Album 21 replies

Japanese-American pop star Utada Hikaru has revealed the tracklisting and cover art for her upcoming comeback record "Fantôme". This will be her first new album since 2009's "This is the One".

The album will only feature a standard edition release on CD and digital download. The singer has teased the release of the album since the end of last year with the release of singles. The album will include the three singles, this includes Sakura Nagashi, the theme song to the film Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo. The tracklisting of the album is as follows:

1. Michi
2. Ore no Kanojo
3. Hanataba wo Kimi ni
4. Ni Jikan Dake no Vacance
5. Ningyo
6. Tomodachi
7. Manatsu no Tooriame
8. Kouya no Ookami
9. Boukyaku
10. Jinsei Saikou no Hi
11. Sakura Nagashi

Cover art:

3 Doors Down Guitarist Dies 35 replies

Former 3 Doors Down Guitarist Matt Roberts has died of an apparent overdose likely due to prescription medication according to his father. He originally exited the band in 2012 saying "3 Doors Down always have a special place in my heart and it saddens me to take this time off, but my health has to be my first priority."
He was 38.

American Football post teaser 64 replies

Famed emo pioneers American Football have posted a 35-second long video on their Facebook page. The video consists of a night sky panning down to the American Football house, without any music whatsoever, then the video fades to black with the American Football logo. It is unknown whether or not this is teasing a new album or an upcoming tour but it is catching the attention of fans.
You can watch the video here:

Surprise new messFX album. 5 replies

Just 5 months on from dropping his last record, 'Little Star', London electronic producer messFX (and Sputnik user MercuryToHell) is back with his tenth album.
Entitled 'Motherboard', the album is an upbeat and frenetic journey through an animated futuristic landscape, as if seeing new technologies for the very first time. Remind me to never write my own blurbs again.
The album will soon be available on all major streamers and retailers, joining 'Little Star', but for a brief time, listeners will be able to download the record on a pay-what-you-want basis through Bandcamp.

New A Tribe Called Quest album 21 replies

Epic Records CEO L.A. Reid has confirmed that a new album from A Tribe Called Quest is on the way, their first since 1998.

On the Rap Radar podcast, Reid also mentioned that the album was recorded before Phife Dawg's passing, and includes the whole group. Jarobi White has also returned to the group after having been absent since their debut, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm.

The podcast can be listened to below, and Reid starts talking about A Tribe Called Quest at 14:48:

Nickelback Airs Dirty Laundry 34 replies

In a nightmare scenario of some music lovers out there, Nickelback have released a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry." Here's the statement from their website:

"While Nickelback was in the studio recording new tracks for the next album, they decided to have some fun and play one of their favorite songs, Don Henley’s “Dirty Laundry.” Instead of letting the impromptu recording go to waste, they wanted to share it with you!"

The single is available on most streaming services, including Apple Music and Spotify.

Myrkur Stream Live Album 21 replies

Danish one-woman black metal band Myrkur has begun streaming its new live album, "Mausoleum" through Bandcamp.

Recorded in the Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo, Norway, "Mausoleum" features acoustic "reinventions" of seven songs from the band's debut album "M" from last year, one new track, and a Bathory cover track. All songs are accompanied by the Norwegian Girls Choir with ex-Ulver guitarist Håvard supplying additional guitar as well.

You can stream, download, and purchase the album and other merchandise through Myrkur's Bandcamp page, courtesy of Relapse Records.

Friday, August 19th

Adamn Killa drops new mixtape 7 replies

Chicago rapper, Adamn Killa, has just brought forth his second project of 2016. Mr 650 serves as the follow up to his Back 2 Ballin mixtape that he released this past March. This 9-track mixtape sports production exclusively from DP Beats and has no features.

Download and stream Mr 650:

"Catch Me":

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Moby announces festival/new song by danielcard
American Football new record by Tunaboy45
You Me At Six song/album by Tunaboy45
CWOTD announce new record by Sabrutin
New Placebo song by Brabiz
New DTP track: Secret Sciences by porcupinet
New DGD Track by Feather
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New Power Quest Track and E.P by TheHamburg
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Architects' Tom Searle dies by Confessed2
King Green releases EP by AnimalsAsS
Second Korn Single by DickLeggin
Serpentine Dominion new song by JeetJeet
New ADTR song by kaparoni
Too Close To Touch's "Crooked Smile" by BlackMalac
Be'lakor Fire Off New Single by Veldin
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Caspian release new video by Lefondre
New Jimmy Eat World Song by minty901
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