The Swedish screamo/post-rock/post-metal/ambient/whoknows band Suffocate for Fuck Sake came out of nowhere to most by releasing a new song, "I Am Your God" after being seemingly inactive for years and have now shown us "another short taste from upcoming album" (according to their Facebook post) as they have released another new song, titled "The Light". However, there is still no information about the album details.
Italian Progressive Metal/Weirdcore band have issued a second single and accompanying music video for the song "Don't Stare at the Edge". The song will be on Destrage's upcoming fourth studio LP, A Means To No End, which the follow up to 2014's critically acclaimed Are You Kidding Me? No.. The new album drops on October 21.
Progressive metal band Protest The Hero created a subscription through Bandcamp last year for fans to subscribe for a new song once a month for six months under the moniker "Pacific Myth." Originally released only for subscribers, the band has announced that Pacific Myth is now available for pre-order and will be released on November 18th. The pre-order will have all six tracks and will be available with bundles including vinyl and artwork that were previously released with each track during the subscription.
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Canadian songwriter John K. Samson (The Weakerthans, Propagandhi) is streaming his new solo album 'Winter Wheat' ahead of its October 21st release date. This is Samson's second solo LP, following 2012's 'Provincial', and the first since the official breakup of The Weakerthans.
The stream, along with a track-by-track guide provided by Samson himself, can be found at http://www.cbcmusic.ca/posts/12845/first-play-john-k-samson-winter-wheat-track-guide.
The stream can also be found on NPR, without the track-by-track guide, for any Americans that may be afraid of foreign .ca URLs.
The album can be pre-ordered on his bandcamp: johnksamsonmusic.bandcamp.com/.
There are upcoming tour dates listed on his bandcamp page as well, but so far only dates in Eastern Canada, Germany, and Austria have been announced.
Alternative Rock band Forever Still have released a new music video for their song "Save Me", which comes off of their debut album Tied Down, and can be streamed via Nuclear Blast Record's Youtube channel here.
Folk Power Metal band Twilight Force have released a new music video for their song "Flight of the Sapphire Dragon" from their sophomore album 'Heroes of Mighty Magic'. You can stream it here via Nuclear Blast Record's channel.
Progressive metal group Novena, consisting of current and former members of Haken, Bleeding Oath and No Sin Evades His Gaze, have announced that Haken drummer Ray Hearne will be substituting for regular member Cameron Spence for the next 6 months, due to Spence's work commitments. Will Young of the band Clockwork will perform harsh vocal duties on tour, taking over from studio harsh vocalist Gareth Mason (of Slice the Cake)
Novena released their first EP, Secondary Genesis, in July and in early October supported Skyharbor in London, in spite of guitarist Harrison White's ongoing recovery from Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM)
Read the band's statement on Hearne's involvement here:
The French HC/thrashers have released a new music video of the first track on their debut full length. Following the theme of the band at large and all their music videos, it consists of overt anime and Japanese influences.
Jimmy Eat World have released yet another new song accompanied by a lyric video, titled "You Are Free." The song is from their upcoming album Integrity Blues, which is scheduled to get released in only six days (October 21st). Listen to the "You Are Free" below:
American Deathcore act Upon A Burning Body have released a new song titled "Already Broken", with an accompanying music video via Sumerian Records. This new song comes from their upcoming fourth album Straight From The Barrio which is slated for release on October 28th.
British pop punk band As It Is have recently announced details regarding their sophomore album. The new record will be titled Okay., and is set for release on January 20th, 2017.
Along with the album title and release date, the band have released two new singles as well as the album's full tracklist. Check out the videos for the two songs "Okay" and "Pretty Little Distance", as well as the album art and tracklist, below:
1. Pretty Little Distance
3. Hey Rachel
4. Patchwork Love
5. Curtains Close
6. No Way Out
9. Until I Return
10. The Coast Is Where Home Is
11. Still Remembering
As a way of issuing support to Black Lives Matter, but to also point out that it is about healing the rift between peoples and asking the good cops to stand up and fight for justice, Issues have released a new music video for "Blue Wall".
"This song is about taking responsibility and making peace. It's time to tear down the blue wall that silences the good cops and empowers the bad and to reform our relationship with the American police.
"Dedicated to the victims of overzealous police violence past and present. Black lives do matter."
Video is posted by Rise Records' YouTube account, where both quotes are found as well.
Christian metalcore/post-hardcore band Wolves At The Gate have released their 3rd single, entitled "War In The Time of Peace", from their upcoming album Types & Shadows. The album is scheduled to be released on November 4th.
Former We Are The In Crowd members Taylor Jardine, Cameron Hurley, and Mike Ferri have formed a new project called Sainte and they have also released their debut song "Technicolor." No album or tour announcements have been made as of yet.
Metalcore band Emmure have released a new song titled "Torch." This is the first song released by the band since all of the previous members (except for the vocalist Frankie Palmeri) left the band, and were replaced by the members of Glass Cloud. Their new album is slated for an early 2017 release.
Pioneering metalcore band, Zao, have released the first single from their upcoming album The Well-Intentioned Virus, which will be released on December 9th through Observed/Observer Recordings. This is the band's first full-length release since Awake? in 2009.
The song, titled "Observed/Observer," can be streamed at the following link: http://www.revolvermag.com/artist-music-song-premieres/zao-premieres-new-song-observedobserver/22545
Pre-orders for the new album can also be viewed/purchased at: http://holymountainprinting.myshopify.com/collections/zao
Avenged Sevenfold have revealed a video for their new single "The Stage", which is the first new music they've released since 2013’s Hail To The King.
While the title of the album will be revealed during a special live event on Oct. 27, fans have surmised it will be called Voltaic Oceans following a quickly rescinded tweet from Chris Jericho, who first leaked the news of a new A7X record arriving in December. With other details unknown at this moment, one thing that can be confirmed is that this album will arrive on Capitol Records. Avenged Sevenfold managed to sever their contract with Warner Bros, citing constant staff turnover as the impetus.
American rock band Frank Iero and the Patience have been involved in a serious bus crash, resulting in Frank Iero being hospitalised for "serious injury". Since being taken in, the rest of the band have taken to twitter to explain, saying they're all "in a stable condition". Frank Iero is conscious and in stable condition, but little else is known. You can read more here: