US stoner/psychedelic prog band, Elder have announced the first details of their upcoming 4th studio album. Reflections of a Floating World is slated to be released on June 2 through Stickman Records/Armageddon Shop. More info to follow soon.
Progressive Rock band Echo Tail have released a new album, entitled The Ancestry, on Bandcamp via download and limited edition CD. It is the last part of a concept trilogy after Hold The Throne and King Defeatism.
Metalcore band Kingdom of Giants have released a new song called 'Damaged Goods' and it comes with the announcement that their third album All The Hell You've Got To Spare will be released May 5, 2017. Listen to the new song here
Hellenic power/doom metal band Doomocracy have posted a lyric video for a new track, at their official YouTube channel.
The new song is titled "Ghost of the Past", and comes as an appropriate introduction of the upcoming Doomocracy album titled Visions & Creatures of Imagination, due out on March 13 through Steel Gallery Records.
Keyboards in four cuts are courtesy of Miguel Robaina from Memento Mori. Recording sessions took place in Greece, whereas Jim Morris of Morrisound Studios handled mixing and mastering duties.
You can check the new song at the link below:
Additional information taken from: http://www.metalhammer.gr/news/item/33229-doomocracy-ghosts-of-the-past-lyric-video
Crystal Fairy, a collaboration of acclaimed musicians featuring Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (The Mars Volta), Dale Crover and Buzz Osborne (Melvins), and Teri Gender Bender (Le Butcherettes), is streaming its self-titled LP over at Rolling Stone.
The album is slated for an official Ipecac Records release on February 24.
Apart from the album stream, the link below also hosts a full interview with the band:
Brett "Epic" Mazur, the co-founder and primary song writer for rap-rock group Crazy Town, has announced that due to personal commitments he will no longer tour with the band. He had previously been absent from their 2016 touring commitments, with his place in the band covered by ex-Adema vocalist Bobby Reeves and Boondock, although it has yet to be announced who will be his full-time replacement in the band. Boondock is currently touring with Seth "Shifty" Binzer and DJ Rick "R1CKONE" Dickson in Crazy Town's more hip-hop oriented form for a number of dates in March.
Djent/metalcore/bro waddup bro band Volumes released a new song called 'On Her Mind' featuring Pouya. This came with the announcement that their new album Different Animals will be released June 9th. This will be the first album of theirs to not have Michael Barr as the co-lead vocalist. Check it out here:
Melodic metalcore band Demon Hunter have now officially released the second single, entitled 'Died In My Sleep' off their upcoming eighth studio album Outlive. The album is scheduled to be released on March 31st.
Metalcore juggernauts Emmure have released a new song titled "Flag of the Beast" with an accompanying music video. This new song is from their upcoming album Look At Yourself, which is currently slated for release on March 3rd, and is the first album in which all of the members of the band bar the vocalist were replaced by Glass Cloud's line-up.
Body Count have released the lead single from their upcoming album Bloodlust, out March 31 via Century Media. The song is accompanied by a music video, opened by a spoken word social commentary by Ice T regarding the Black Lives Matter movement and its criticisms, and accompanied by numerous statistics about police violence towards civilians.
You can view the video here: http://loudwire.com/body-count-no-lives-matter-exclusive-video-premiere/
It's that wonderful time of year again to vie for the coveted positions of staff and contributing reviewer here at Sputnikmusic. We'll be looking to expand both positions with enthusiastic and talented writers who can contribute in a variety of ways to all of the site's features.
Most long-time users are aware of the general requirements for a promotion, but none of that criteria is set in stone. If you feel as though you could bring value to the staff or contributor position, there is literally no downside to chasing the bait and just seeing where it gets you. After all, you miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
The deadline for submissions will be Tuesday, February 28th.
On the eve of the release of their sophomore effort Evolution, Once Human have released a new music video for the song "Dark Matter". The song has drawn comparisons to the progressive death metal of Gojira, whom Logan Mader has worked with in a mixing/mastering capacity in the past, as well as producing the lost Sea Shepherd EP.
Benighted, the French death/grind/whatever group have decided to drop a stream of their newest album, Necrobreed, a day ahead of its scheduled release. The album is their 8th after 2014's 'Carnivore Sublime'. The stream can be found below:
Post-metal Sput-user project Echo Tail has released a new single, "Building a Myth", off the upcoming album, The Ancestry, which will be out late February via download and CD on Bandcamp. The album is the end part of a concept trilogy that included albums Hold the Throne and King Defeatism.
Tracklist for The Ancestry:
1. Devil in the Desert
2. Desolation Society
5. Building a Myth
6. Anxiety Rush Hour
7. Like Wildfire
8. The Ancestry (I. Sunday Mass/II. Inner City Despair/III. Branches)
Connecticut based emo outfit Sorority Noise dropped their second single from their upcoming 3rd effort You're Not As ______ As You Think that drops March 17th on Triple Crown Records. The track takes a more minimalist and somber approach than their usual vocals-and-clean-guitar-into-face-shredding-punk-pop that they've come to be known for. The track also makes lyrical allusions to other prominent acts in the scene such as Modern Baseball and Julien Baker.
After sharing "Crooked Teeth" earlier through their Pledgemusic page, Papa Roach have released a second new song called "Help" from their forthcoming album. No release date has been made official as of press time.
St. Louis native band, Traveler, announced their first full length concept album last night as well as a hometown release show to celebrate it with a lineup consisting of Traveler, Mariner, Church Key, Union Grove, and Secondary. You can see the post below from their facebook page:
"Hey guys, as you may or may not know, we're taking a break from playing shows to write our first full length record (and also find a new drummer but Alex Kennedy will be playing the show with us). We'll have a lot more news about the record itself to share with you periodically over the next few months, but what we can tell you now is that it'll be coming out June 10, 2017, and we're celebrating with a show at The Firebird on the night of the release. The bill is stacked with some of our favorite locals: our friends in Mariner, Church Key, Secondary, and Union Grove. We are so lucky and honored to have these 4 bands playing with us on such a special night. We're very happy with the new d ...more
Early '80s band Blondie have released a new song, along with a new music video, to promote their newest album Pollinator, due on 5/5/17. The LP features songwriting from artists such as Sia, Charlie XCX, TV on the Radio's David Sitek, Blood Orange, and Johnny Marr.
Australian punk band, The Smith Street Band have finally revealed the full details surrounding the release of their new LP. The album is titled More Scared of You Than You Are of Me, and will be available on April 7.
The band have also released a new song to commemorate the occasion called "Birthdays".
This album will be the first that The Smith Street Band release independently following their departure from Poison City Records and the establishment of their own record label, Pool House Records.