Tuesday, August 23rd

Suma announce new studio album 3 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 - http://theobelisk.net/obelisk/2016/08/23/suma-the-order-of-things-review-premiere/

The band have also shared an album teaser:

New Power Quest Track and E.P 1 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 70 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 70 replies

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


Ion Dissonance announce new LP 13 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: http://tidal.com/album/64258306

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 8 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 66 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: http://www.jimmyeatworld.com/

New ADTR song 31 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 65 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: http://www.oricon.co.jp/news/2076500/photo/1/

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: https://www.facebook.com/americanfootballmusic

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: http://www.podcastchart.com/podcasts/rap-radar-podcast/episodes/ep-65-no-guests-2/pop

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.
Source: http://www.nickelback.com/news/title/stream-dirty-laundry-now/

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":

Bad Omens Debut Album 15 replies

The eponymous debut album from Sumerian youngbloods Bad Omens, based out of Richmond, VA, is now officially streaming online concurrent with its physical release.

The band has frequently seen itself compared to the UK's Bring Me the Horizon, with its sound borrowing heavily from the styles present throughout There is a Hell... and Sempiternal era BMTH.

A link to the full album playlist follows below.

New DTP track: Secret Sciences 44 replies

Everyone's favorite band fronted by a bald alien, The Devin Townsend Project, have unveiled a new track titled Secret Sciences from their upcoming release Transcendence.

Transcendence is set to be released on Sept 9th.

Tracklist is as follows:
1. Truth
2. Stormbending
3. Failure
4. Secret Sciences
5. Higher
6. Stars
7. Transcendence
8. Offer Your Light
9. From The Heart
10. Transdermal Celebration (Ween cover)

Inside Out Music Shop: http://smarturl.it/DTP-TR-IOMSHOP
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/DTP-TR-itunes
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/DTP-TR-Amazon

Goddess Gagged return 7 replies

Indian progressive metal quintet Goddess Gagged, which includes Skyharbor guitarist and bassist Devesh Dayal and Krishna Jhaveri among its ranks, have announced their reunion alongside a new single, entitled "Handmade Waterfalls".

The band initially broke up in 2013 due to members moving away, alongside Devesh and Krishna joining Skyharbor. The band have yet to announce if a full album is in the works.

Listen to "Handmade Waterfalls" here, along with a .wav format free download: http://soundcloud.com/goddessgagged/handmade-waterfalls

Meshiaak stream debut album 5 replies

Newly emerging Australian thrashers Meshiaak, are streaming their first LP Alliance Of Thieves at the official YouTube channel of Mascot Label Group.

Band lineup is featuring drummer John Dette (Slayer, Testament, Iced Earth etc.), guitarist Dean Wells (Teramaze), former 4ARM frontman Danny Tomb and bassist Nick Walker.

Alliance Of Thieves LP was released on August 15.

You can stream the album right below:

Joliette Stream New Album 7 replies

Mexican post-hardcore band, Joliette, are streaming their sophomore album ahead of its August 30th release date through Pobre Diablo. The album, titled Atáxico, can be streamed over on their bandcamp page.

Stream: http://joliette.bandcamp.com/

You can preorder the album at the following link: http://www.kichink.com/stores/joliette

More information about the album here: http://pobrediablo.com.mx/works/joliettes-ataxico/

New Wardruna Song and Album 6 replies

Wardruna have announced the final album in their Runaljod trilogy, with Runaljod – Ragnarok set for release on October 21. The song "Odal" off the upcoming album has been released.

New From Indian Lakes Song 11 replies

California-based alt-rockers From Indian Lakes have shared a new song "The Monster" on NPR's All Songs Considered.

Their new album Everything Feels Better Now comes out October 14 on Triple Crown Records.

For more info:


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American Football new record by Dwap
New ADTR song by RetroShipp
New Ulcerate song by lardplanet
Ion Dissonance announce new LP by betray
Be'lakor Fire Off New Single by Veldin
You Me At Six song/album by StolenIden
American Football post teaser by MistaCrave
Architects' Tom Searle dies by JeetJeet
Caspian release new video by Lefondre
Second Korn Single by DatsNotDaM
Suma announce new studio album by Veldin
New Power Quest Track and E.P by DungeonBoy
New Jimmy Eat World Song by minty901
Echo Tail streams new album by Final Orig
Darkthrone Stream New Track by EyesWideSh
Self Defense Family new song by clander270
Amy Lee to release kid's album by Asdfp277
Utada Hikaru Details Comeback Album by Sinternet

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