French indie pop quartet Phoenix have been teasing the release of new music since March through live performances and even having one soundtrack a Calvin Klein underwear advertisement. The song featured in that ad, entitled "J-Boy", now has a studio release. This new single comes with the news that the band's upcoming album, Ti Amo, will be out this summer, June 6th.
Listen to the band's new single, "J-Boy", here:
02. Ti Amo
04. Fior Di Latte
06. Goodbye Soleil
07. Fleur De Lys
08. Role Model
09. Via Veneto
Pop Rock band Plain White T's have rejoined Fearless Records after 8 years with Hollywood Records and their self-released album American Dreams. "[Going back to Fearless] really was like going back to the people you know believe in you, and they got your back no matter what," frontman Tom Higgenson told Billboard.com. In addition the band also released a new music video entitled "Land Of The Living' which depicts residents of a nursing home who use virtual reality to experience the lives they wish they had.
Read more here: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/7768239/plain-white-ts-land-of-the-living-video-premiere-tom-higgenson-interview
Seattle experimental hip hop outfit, Shabazz Palaces, have announced their third full length album, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star. This is the duo's first album since 2014's Lese Majesty. Along with this announcement, the duo have dropped the new album’s first single, “Shine a Light”. Quazarz is set to drop July 14 via Sub Pop records.
Jam “Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)”, here:
1. Since C.A.Y.A.
2. When Cats Claw
3. Shine a Light (feat. Thaddillac)
4. Dèesse Du Sang
5. Eel Dreams (feat. Loud Eyes Lou)
6. Parallax (feat. The Palaceer Lazaro)
7. Fine Ass Hairdresser
8. The Neurochem Mixalogue
9. That's How City Life Goes
10. Moon Whip Quäz (feat. Darrius)
11. Federalist Papers
blink-182 just shared another brand new song off the upcoming deluxe edition of California, and they've dubbed it the strangest song they've ever recorded. The track is called "6/8" (because of its time signature) and the band say it's one of their favorites because it's aggressive.
The tracklisting of California deluxe features 11 new songs. Of those new tracks we've also heard "Misery," "Parking Lot", and the 30-second epic “Can’t Get You More Pregnant.”
California Deluxe releases May 19. The original album released July of last year and quickly went No. 1.
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Vintersorg are now streaming a lyric video for their new song, "Fjallets Maktiga Mur", off their upcoming album, "Till Fjalls Del II", to be released on June 30th. "Till Fjalls Del II" is a double album sequel to their folk metal masterpiece, "Till Fjalls".
Stone Sour have released their latest single "Fabuless" off their upcoming LP "Hydrograd," which is out on June 30th on Roadrunner Records. It will be their first album of original music since 2013's "House of Gold & Bones – Part 2."
Mikio Fujioka, BOH and Yuya Maeta, best known as 3 of the more consistent members of Babymetal's backing Kami Band at live shows, have now released a demo of their own, under the name of Kari-Band (meaning Temporary Band, a play on their Japanese name with Babymetal). The demo, Kari Ongen - Demo -, can be purchased physically via Amazon Japan or digitally via iTunes, or be streamed on Spotify. As opposed to Babymetal's self styled "kawaii metal", the music on Kari-Band's first effort is primarily jazz fusion.
Stream it here: https://open.spotify.com/album/2LIg7heOK8JQqq1Bl2481K
UK producer and Brainfeeder signee Lapalux has announced his third full length LP, Ruinism. This is his first full length project since 2015's Lustmore. Alongside this announcement, an album preview mix and single have been released. Ruinism is due for release at the very end of the second quarter, June 30.
Sputnik's very own Hasan has announced he is releasing a new album entitled Hasan Goes Crazier: The Second Part. It will be his third album release and a follow up to his recent hit album Hasan Goes Crazy. Hasan is a proud homosexual and it really shows in his work.
You can listen to Hasan's past material for free and find out more information at his Bandcamp:
Texacore band Upon A Burning Body have released a new music video for their song "The Outcast", which was on their recently released album Straight From The Barrio. The song is also the first one by the band to feature clean vocals. You can stream the video here via Sumerian Records's Youtube channel.
Australian metalcore band In Hearts Wake have released another single called "Passage" which they also shot a music video for. Vocalist Jake Taylor co-direceted the music video. This is the second single released this month, and it comes with news that their new album, titled "Ark", is to be released on May 26th. No crabs were harmed in the making of this video. Listen to the new song here
Hélène de Thoury has released a new song and video for her solo darkwave group Hante. The track Le point de Non-Retour can be viewed below. The album it's featured on, Between Hope & Danger, is scheduled to drop on May 24th.
Between the Buried and Me have released a new live video from their upcoming 'Coma Ecliptic Live' Blu-ray/DVD. The song is Turn on the Darkness from their 2015 album Coma Ecliptic. The live concert was filmed live on October 24th, 2016 at The Observatory North Park in San Diego, CA.
'Coma Ecliptic Live' is releasing this Friday digitally also as well as on Blu-ray and DVD and is produced by HasanMedia. For more information on ordering visit the link below.
Blood Stain Child have released another new music video for their new song "Trance Dead Kingdom" which is set to be released May 9th for digital download purchase. This song is the second track on their new 3 track project "TRI ODYSSEY" which seems to just be separate single songs. The 3rd single "Gaia Evolution" will be available for digital download purchase on June 6th.
Brutal death metal veterans Dying Fetus have released the first single off of their upcoming record Wrong One to Fuck With. The new single, which can be streamed below, marks a five year absence from their previous outing, Reign Supreme.
The new LP is slated for release on June 23rd through Relapse Records.
Djentcore band Volumes have released a new song titled "Left For Dead" off of their upcoming third album 'Different Animals' which is slated for release on June 9th via Fearless Records. The new song comes with a live video, and you can stream it here via Fearless Record's Youtube channel.
Titans in the modern metal/hard rock scene, Of Mice & Men, are quickly back with new music after the departure of former front man and vocalist Austin Carlile. Carlile suffers from the disease Marfan syndrome and struggled intensely with the genetic disorder prior to his departure. He left the band in part due to a doctor's notice, noting that if he kept screaming he would end up killing himself, along with purportedly being prohibited from '[writing] what I wanted on the next record', per his Instagram.
Of Mice & Men's latest LP, Cold World, was released merely 7 months ago. The single, entitled 'Unbreakable', features the band as a four piece with Aaron Pauley on both harsh and clean vocals, as opposed to just cleans as on the previous two records.
The song initially premiered on BBC1's "Rockest Record" with Daniel P. Carter. There is no word on a new album yet.
Papa Roach have released the song "American Dreams" off their upcoming album Crooked Teeth which set to be released on May 19. This is the 5th single of the 13 track album which is being funded by a PledgeMusic campaign.
A Lot Like Birds have released yet another new track from their upcoming album "DIVISI". The song strays even further from their original sound, sporting none of the sporadic playing the band are known for, instead favouring a more pop-focused direction. The song, "Trace the Lines", is available here:
Experimental Post-Hardcore 5 piece, Eidola have just released their first single "Amplissimus Machina" (featuring guest vocals from Joey Lancaster of the band Belle Noire) from their upcoming 3rd album To Speak, To Listen.
The new album is due out June 2nd via Blue Swan Records (with which the band released their previous effort Degeneraterra back in May 2015).
For more information about To Speak, To Listen (such as the full track listing and album artwork) and/or to stream "Amplissimus Machina", feel free to click the link below to their official bandcamp page.
Former Motorgrater vocalist Ivan Moody has today announced that he is to leave conservative metalcore group Five Finger Death Punch. In a his first public statement since his November meltdown on stage, he has stated that he will complete the current tour itinerary with the group and finish off their current album (release date TBA due to the ongoing Prospect Park lawsuit) before switching focus to his new group, Villain.
Roger Waters has revealed the tracklist and release date for his upcoming album Is This The Life We Really Want? as well as a new song from the album, "Smell The Roses".
The tracklist is as follows:
1. When We Were Young
2. Déja Vu
3. The Last Refugee
4. Picture That
5. Broken Bones
6. Is This the Life We Really Want?
7. Bird in a Gale
8. The Most Beautiful Girl
9. Smell the Roses
10. Wait for Her
11. Oceans Apart
12. Part of Me Died
Is This The Life We Really Want? is out 2nd June and will be produced by Nigel Godrich.
The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY (the official new name of the band) have released a new maxi-single entitled "Pelo" (Japanese onomatopoeia for licking). The single will be their first to see official release in the West after the duo signed to UK base label JPU Records, which specialises in distributing Japanese artists and includes among its roster Band-Maid, Aldious, the GazettE and Crystal Lake among others.
Special edition bundles include t-shirts and a signed poster. It is currently not known whether it will see distribution in North America.
Read more here: http://www.jpurecords.com/ladybaby_pelo/
Metalcore pioneers Eighteen Visions have have officially reunited after 10 years of silence and released a new single called "Oath". Members James Hart, Keith Barney and Trevor Friedrich have signed with Rise Records to release their 6th album, XVIII, which will be released on June 2 of this year. The band has even announced that one of their tracks, "Live Again", will be a tribute to late bassist Mick Morris who had passed away in 2013 due to a pre-existing heart condition.
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