Portland OR heavy rock outfit Red Fang are overly excited about their upcoming European tour and in that light, they have released a free acoustic EP which can be streamed and/or downloaded at their official Bandcamp location.
The EP is titled Absolute Music Bunker Session with Red Fang and it was released on July 22 as a collaboration between Red Fang and Teamrock.com.
You can stream/download the EP right here: http://redfang.bandcamp.com/album/teamrock-com-presents-an-absolute-music-bunker-session-with-red-fang
Detailed info about Red Fang's European tour dates can be viewed here: http://www.songkick.com/artists/567141-red-fang/calendar?page=1
Texan deathcore act Upon A Burning Body have released a new video for their track titled 'Red Razor Wrists' off of their upcoming third album, The World Is My Enemy Now. The video features live footage of the band taken from their run so far on this year's Mayhem Festival, which the band will be a part of for the rest of the summer. The World Is My Enemy Now is slated for release on August 12th via Sumerian Records.
Check out the video below:
Austrian black/death metal band Belphegor have released a new video for the song
"Conjuring the Dead", taken from the upcoming album of the same name, which is scheduled to
be released via Century Media on August 5th.
Canadian indie rockers Mother Mother have just released their new single, 'Get Out The Way';
while there has been no word yet on any prospective release date for the Vancouverites'
fifth studio album (at least nothing beyond "October 2014").
You can catch the song's zoology-themed music video here:
Ohio stoners Lo-Pan have revealed more details regarding their upcoming Colossus, scheduled to hit the streets on October 7. Named after The Colossus Of Rhodes, the ninety-six-foot statue of the Greek titan-god of the sun, Helios, the album represents their most personal statement and the biggest musical achievement so far.
The tracklist is the following:
2. Land Of The Blind
3. Black Top Revelation
4. Marathon Man
8. Eastern Seas
10. The Duke
See the artwork and more information regarding Colossus at the following link - http://www.earsplitcompound.com/site/2014/07/24/lo-pan-ohio-riff-rock-peddlers-to-release-new-full-length-via-small-stone-this-fall-artwork-track-listing-unveiled/
Alter Bridge has officially released a new, animated music video of their song 'Cry of Achilles,' which is the second single off of their latest album Fortress. The video was directed by SinLee films via Genero.
Rap group Clipping. has released the music video for "Story 2," a track off their most recent record CLPPNG (released off Sub Pop Records this past June.) This video is the third one the group has released within the last couple of months, with for music videos previous singles "Work Work" and "Body & Blood" having been released closer to the album's release.
The video for "Story 2" uses the song's time signatures to cut between shots that seem to have an indistinct relationship with the song's lyrics. Watch the video below:
British melodic hardcore trio Eight Days From Sunday have released a new trailer for their
upcoming music video for 'No Idols', the title track from their debut EP. The video will
debut on BlankTV next week.
The group have also hinted at an announcement on Facebook regarding their EP to coincide
with the release of the music video.
Connecticut punk rockers Hostage Calm have announced their senior effort, "Die On Stage," will be released on September 16, 2014. Additionally, the band has released a music video for the new song, "Your Head/Your Heart," which can be viewed below.
Oli Sykes, vocalist of the popular UK metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon, revealed in an acceptance speech
at the AP Music Awards that he had been addicted to ketamine for years, before secretly going into rehab for
a month and getting clean. His time in rehab came just before work on their latest album, Sempiternal,
began. You can watch his speech below:
Chicago punk rockers Rise Against have released a music video for 'I Don't Want to Be Here
Anymore', the lead single off their seventh studio album The Black Market.
The highly political video reconfirms the band's stance by flashing statistics that show the
effect of violence on worldwide society, from the Boko Haram kidnappings in Nigeria to the
all too common shootings in their hometown of Chicago, reminiscent to the uncensored version
of their 'Re-Education (Through Labor)' video.
Watch the video for 'I Don't Want to Be Here Anymore' here:
Michigan emo revivalists Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) have released another song off of their upcoming sophomore album You Will Eventually Be Forgotten, entitled
'A Keepsake'. This song features vocals from Braid's lead vocalist, Bob Nanna. The album is due for release on August 19th.
You can listen to this song here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2014/07/22/333575106/song-premiere-empire-empire-i-was-a-lonely-estate-a-keepsake
SBTRKT, club shaman and masked misfit, will follow up his 2011 self-titled debut album with Wonder Where We Land... sometime soon. Details are scarce at this point,
though the album will be preceded by new single 'New Dorp New York', which features Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig.
You can stream a radio rip of the song below (and yes, that is the album artwork):
And you can catch a teaser for the upcoming LP here:
Flying Lotus has revealed the release date for his 5th LP, the hotly-anticipated You're Dead, to be once again released by Warp Records.
Due to drop on October 7th, the LP comes two years after Until the Quiet Comes. Very little information exists at this point, though Flylo has, in the past, alluded to
the album having a very "free-jazz" feel to it, as well as being "heavy on prog vibes".
A recent tweet reads as follows:
"Finally! So much went into this one, lots of talented artists helped realize this vision. Looking fwd to sharing details and music soon".
The producer has revealed the dates for an extensive tour he plans to embark on though, in support of the upcoming release. He adds that there’s no date in Los Angeles though "
because there’s something extra special planned for home".
In a recent GQ interview, everybody's favorite love-him-or-hate-him rapper plans on
releasing his seventh studio album and follow-up to Yeezus in the fall, after
previously shooting for a summer release date.
In the article, West cites changing the musical direction of the album halfway through
production to something less "beautiful", revealing he created a new song "so good that
the album [had] to be balanced against it".
West also shared some brand new lyrics for an upcoming single called 'All Day', which are as
"All day, nigga, it's Ye, nigga. Shopping for the winter, it's just May, nigga. Ball so
hard, man, this shit cray, nigga. You ain't getting money unless you got eight figures.'
As if that wasn't deep enough for listeners, Yeezy presumably blew the reporter's mind when
he stated that Yeezus was "the beginning of a complete ...more
Progressive deathcore act, Within the Ruins have unveiled a brand new music video for their song 'Gods Amongst Men'. The track comes off of their latest full length Phenomena which was released today, July 22nd, via eOne Music. You can catch Within the Ruins on every stop of this year's Summer Slaughter Tour, and you can also stream Phenomena over on Alternative Press' website.
Check out the video below:
Pop star Austin Mahone is embarking on a large US tour that starts on July 25th and ends on September 10th. He's also bringing in opening acts like boy-band The Vamps, girl-group Fifth Harmony, and on-the-rise pop artist Shawn Mendes.
7/25/2014 - San Antonio, TX (Freeman Coliseum)
7/26/2014 - Houston, TX (NRG Arena)
7/27/2014 - Grand Prairie, TX (Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie)
7/29/2014 - Phoenix, AZ (Comerica Theatre)
7/30/2014 - Los Angeles, CA (Nokia Theatre)
7/31/2014 - Las Vegas, NV (The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)
8/2/2014 - San Jose, CA (Event Center at San Jose State University)
8/4/2014 - Redmond, WA (Marymoor Park Amphitheatre)
8/6/2014 - West Valley City, UT (Maverik Center)
8/7/2014 - Broomfield, CO (1st Bank Center)
8/9/2014 - Milwaukee, WI (Eagles Ballroom)
8/10/2014 - Minneapolis, MN (U.S Bank Theater at Target Center)
8/13/2014 - Toronto, Ontario (T.D Echo Beach)
Dog Fashion Disco have put out a stream of their new album, "Sweet Nothings," which was released today. This album is a follow up to the band's critically acclaimed "Adultery" which was released in 2006. The funding for "Sweet Nothings" was raised through a successful Indiegogo campaign.
The stream can be found here:
The album is available today on iTunes and Amazon.