Canadian melodic hardcore act Counterparts have detailed their upcoming 5th LP, You Are Not You Anymore, and releasing a video for its first single "Bouquet." The album drops later this year, on September 22nd.
Album preorders and more information can be found at http://counterparts.merchnow.com/.
Avantgarde Music has made available for streaming and purchase the new album by USA black metal band Dzö-nga. With seven tracks and a run time of 43 minutes, The Sachem's Tales is the band's second LP (and first through the Italian label), following last year's Five Treasures of Snow.
The Sachem's Tales sees the band adding a second vocalist in Grushenka Ødegård, with session appearances by drummer Aaron Maloney (ex-This or the Apocalypse) and singer Lilith Astaroth (Sorrowseed). The album draws inspiration from Algonquin mythology and folklore, as well as H. W. Longfellow's epic poem The Song of Hiawatha.
1. Midewiwin Lodge 2:34
2. To the Great Salt Water 8:48
3. The Wolves Fell Quiet 7:22
4. Halle Ravine 4:04 (ft. Lilith Astaroth)
5. Against the Northern Wind 7:16
6. A Seventh Age of Fire 9:22
7. The Witching Meadow 3:25
Album stream/download: https://avantgardemusic.b ...more
Hands Like Houses have released a surprise new single in preparation for their run on this year's Vans Warped Tour. The song is titled "Drift" and is the first piece of new material from the band since their 2016 album, Dissonants. "Drift" continues the heavier, more accessible sound that was prominently featured on their latest record. The band have also signed with Hopeless Records, after their contract with former label Rise Records expired. There has been no announcement from the band regarding an upcoming full length record, so as of now "Drift" is a standalone single.
Check out the new song here:
US metalcore band The Plot In You have released a new single titled "Feel Nothing". This is their first release since their album "Happiness In Self-Destruction" dropped back in October of 2015, and as of right now this is a standalone single. With this also comes the news that they have left Stay Sick Recordings and signed with Fearless Records.
Hot off the heels of announcing their return to the world of extreme metal, Akercocke have released the second track from upcoming comeback record Renaissance in Extremis, which is to be released via Peaceville Records on 25th August. This second preview of the new album is entitled "Disappear", the first being "Inner Sanctum", which has confidently been played at almost every Akercocke concert since re-forming a year ago. Listen to "Disappear" below:
Canadian post-hardcore veterans Silverstein have released their brand new song "Lost Positives". The song is the third song to be released off their ninth album "Dead Reflection" which is set to be released next month on July 14th through Rise Records.
Silverstein are currently performing on the Vans Warped Tour which kicks of today in Seattle and ends on August 6th in Pomona. The band is set to perform throughout the whole summer on all 41 dates.
California doomy-folk singer/songwriter Chelsea Wolfe has announced her newest album, titled Hiss Spun, will be released September 22nd, via Sargent House, with production to be handled by Kurt Ballou at God City.
The coincide with this news, Chelsea Wolfe has also dropped the first single to the album, titled "16 Psyche", as well as dates for a full US tour in support of the album, accompanied by Youth Code.
9/28 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
9/30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater
10/2 – San Diego, CA – Belly Up Tavern
10/3 – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole
10/4 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
10/6 – Austin, TX – Paramount Theatre
10/7 – Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
10/8 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theatre
10/10 – Nashville, TN – Exit/In
10/11 – Atlanta, GA – Aisle 5
10/13 – Chapel Hill, NC – Cat’s Cradle
10/14 – Baltimore, ...more
American metal act The Plot in You have released a music video for their brand new single "Feel Nothing". Accompanying the video the band also announced that they have left Stay Sick Records and signed with Fearless Records. The song serves as the first single from their upcoming fourth album which is expected to be released sometime in 2017.
Stoner rock band Queens of the Stone Age have released a brand new single titled "The Way You Used To Do" from their upcoming album Villains, which will be out on August 25. You can listen to the full track down here:
Tracklist for Villains:
Feet Don’t Fail Me
The Way You Used To Do
Head Like A Haunted House
The Evil Has Landed
Villains Of Circumstance
Swedish metal juggernauts In Flames have released a music video for their song "Save Me". The song is taken from their twelfth album "Battles" which was released on November 11th last year through Eleven Seven Music and Nuclear Blast Records.
In Flames have also announced a co-headline tour with American metal act Five Finger Death Punch from November 16th to December 21st. The tour will be supported by American metalcore act Of Mice & Men, they will however miss out on the five first dates and join from November 26th throughout the rest of the tour.
Nov 16 - SCANDINAVIUM - Gothenburg, Sweden
Nov 17 - ERICSSON GLOBE - Stockholm, Sweden
Nov 21 - SPORTSHALLE - Hamburg, Germany
Nov 22 - VELODROME - Berlin, Germany
Nov 24 - KP ARENA - Oberhausen, Germany
Nov 26 - ...more
UK Progressive Pop outfit Everything Everything have announced their 4th studio album, A Fever Dream. It will be their first full release since 2015's Get To Heaven They have also premiered the lead single, "Can't Do", which will hit all streaming services the following day (June 14). A Fever Dream will be released via RCA Records on August 18.
Listen to the premiere of "Can't Do" here:
A Fever Dream tracklist:
01. Night of the Long Knives
02. Can’t Do
04. Big Game
05. Good Shot, Good Soldier
06. Run the Numbers
07. Put Me Together
08. A Fever Dream
09. Ivory Tower
10. New Deep
11. White Whale
American electronic outfit PVRIS have dropped another single from their upcoming sophomore album, "All We Need Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell". The new single has been teased at, the band again sending funeral cards to certain fans on their mailing list. The song, "What's Wrong" premiered on BBC Radio One with Annie Mac earlier tonight. You can listen to the song and watch its accompanying video below:
St. Louis natives Traveler have released Part I of II of their concept album "Resist" on June 10th and played to a large crowd at The Firebird as celebration. They announced at the show Part II would be out by August and they'd have physical copies of the full album available for sale at BarnFest.
You can download the album for free on their Bandcamp below as well as stream on Spotify and Apple Music.
British progressive metalcore act Oceans Ate Alaska have released the second single "Escapist" from their upcoming sophomore album "Hikari", which set to be released on July 28th through Fearless Records. It will be their first album without founding member singer/screamer James Harrison who left the group at the end of last year and was replaced by Jake Noakes.
On May 25th Oceans Ate Alaska released the lead single "Covert".
Oceans Ate Alaska are currently set to embark on their UK summer "Tech-Fest Tour" with Napoleon which starts on June 15th in Plymouth and ends on June 21st in Southampton.
JUNE 15 - Plymouth - Underground
JUNE 16 - Bridgend - Hobos ...more
Moby made his latest LP available for free today (June 12) via a fake PR page "from the desk of John Miller", a fake spokesperson Donald Trump invented in the '80s to speak with reporters. More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse is the second record to be billed under the Moby & the Void Pacific Choir moniker. The physical edition will be out on Friday, June 16.
The John Miller PR page (where you can download both These Systems Are Failing and More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse) can be accessed at the following link: http://johnmillerpr.info/
Pre-order More Fast Songs About the Apocalypse here: https://www.amazon.com/More-Fast-Songs-About-Apocalypse/dp/B0713XTPVP
Until songs off the new album pop up on the internet, here's a video of 'Erupt & Matter' from These Systems Are Failing:
Gunship has released a new track called "The Vale of Shadows", which is featured on the collaborative EP titled The Rise Of The Synths 2. Also featuring Power Glove, Waveshaper, Robert Parker, Chrome Canyon and Com Truise, this entire EP can be streamed via bandcamp:
Indie pop band Black Kids have announced an official release of their sophomore record, Rookie, for September 15th. The album is their first album in nine years, since 2008's 'Partie Traumatic.'
The band had already released Rookie via Bandcamp in February - albeit in the pay-what-you-want format - before it was removed a few weeks later. Their official Facebook clarified this release as a "sneak peek." The re-reveal of Rookie was done via Pledge Music, with an emphasis on pre-order rewards and exclusive merchandise, as crowdfunding websites do.
Presumably this release will be an updated version of the album. You can find the Pledge Music links below:
Canadian hardcore band Comeback Kid have announced their signing to Nuclear Blast, and to celebrate the occasion, the band has released a new song. "Absolute" can be streamed below and features, of all people, Devin Townsend on guest vocals.
The band are planning to release a new album soon, their first since 2014's Die Knowing. The details on said album are to be revealed in the coming weeks.
Hard rock supergroup Projected have released the lead single for their new double album "Ignite My Insanity," set for release on July 21 via Rat Pack Records.
The song, "Reload" features Sevendust's John Connolly (guitar/lead vocals) and Vince Hornsby (bass) teaming up with Alter Bridge/Creed drummer Scott Phillips and Tremonti guitarist Eric Friedman providing additional vocals.
2017 brings new music from your favourite sad rockers Manchester Orchestra. A Black Mile to the Surface will be released on the 28th of July, boasting an eerie album cover and an 11-song tracklist with a clear theme running through it. In the meantime, hear first single "The Gold" right here, and check the tracklist and artwork on Pitchfork.
Australian alternative rock/post-hardcore band Young Lions have released their third single titled "Out of the Dark" in anticipation for their third album 'Mr. Spaceman', which comes out on August 8th. Rather than the powerful anthemic sound that they're known for, this track takes the atmospheric approach and focuses on Zach Britt's vocals. Listen to the new song here
Hard Rock Juggernauts Avenged Sevenfold have released a new song titled "Maleguena Salerosa", and is a drastic departure from all of their previous work, blending their guitar heavy stylings with mariachi music, with M. Shadows singing entirely in Spanish as well. It is unknown as to whether or not this song will be a part of a future album or a standalone track.
Stream "Maleguena Salerosa" here -
Royal Blood released their third single from their upcoming sophomore album today. The new album hit the shelfs on June 16. You can see the tracklist and listen to the new song below.
1. How Did We Get So Dark?
2. Lights Out
3. I Only Lie When I Love You
4. She's Creeping
5. Look Like You Know
6. Where Are You Now?
7. Don't Tell
8. Hook, Line & Sinker
9. Hole in Your Heart