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DOLL SKIN Hit The Road In Support With One-Eyed Doll, Co-Op., Plus Headline Dates Supporting Manic Pixie Dream Girl

Phoenix pop-punk favourites DOLL SKIN hit the road this week supporting ONE-EYED DOLL on the SOMETHING WICKED Tour, with special guests CO-OP (featuring Dash Cooper) on select dates, plus a select handful of headlining dates. The tour follows up several legs of headlining on the SHUT UP! Tour, and a Summer stint on the 2017 VANS WARPED TOUR.

DOLL SKIN is supporting MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, the June 2017 follow up to their 2016 EMP Label Group debut, IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN), Produced by Grammy Award winning Megadeth bassist David Ellefson, which garnered massive Worldwide press, spawned multiple singles including, “Family of Strangers”, “Let’s Be Honest”, and “Furious Fixation”. 2016 saw the band tour much of the year with Otep, Lacey Sturm, Fire From The Gods, Hellyeah, Dead Kennedys, Escape The Fate, September Mourning, Through Fire, and more, capping off the year with a spot on Alternative Press’s list of “7 of the Best Rising Bands Under 21”, before settling in to record MANIC PIXIE DRE…

Watch Airbourne's Entire "It's All For Rock N' Roll" Documentary // "Diamond Cuts" Box Set Out Now!

Airbourne Share Entire "It's All For Rock N' Roll" Documentary, Plus Listen To Previously Unreleased Tracks 
There have been hell-raising rock 'n' roll bands over the years, but Australian hard rockers Airbourne have taken the good-times, bad-boys, party-animal strut to a new level, crafting underdog-championing anthems with reckless abandon.

The band have now released the collectors' box set entitled "Diamonds Cuts," which is available in limited edition vinyl and CD formats in all good stores and online retailers, and includes Airbourne's first three studio albums: Runnin Wild, No Guts. No Glory, and Black Dog Barking, along with the brand new Diamond Cuts - The B-Sides collection featuring two previously unavailable tracks ("Money" and "Heavy Weight Lover"), plus a bonus unseen documentary DVD of the band, It's All For Rock N' Roll - all housed in a collectable slipcase box featuring original Diamond Cuts artwork…

Samarkind Premiere ‘Fire and Blood’ Ahead Of Inglorious Show

Samarkind premiere new song 'Fire and Blood' ahead of Inglorious show and debut album.

Hard rock blues group SAMARKIND have premiered a new single. 'Fire and Blood' is the second song to be lifted from the band's highly anticipated self-titled debut album, which is released 24th November 2017.

This new offering oozes quality and comes just days before Samarkind's special guest slot to INGLORIOUS on their UK-IRE tour, at The Academy, Dublin, on the 4th October.

'Fire and Blood' (official music stream): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5E_Dt_P6VE

"What started out as a bluesy/rootsy track ended up becoming quite a rocker", comments Samarkind frontman David Paul Byrne, "'Fire and Blood' is interspersed with a lot of light and shade, with a beautiful picking riff added to a killer guitar solo. Vocally it is angry, as the lyrics comment on a lot of peoples general apathy... as in some people just simply can't be pleased no matter what …

BLUES PILLS Release 'Elements & Things' Live Performance

BLUES PILLS Release 'Elements & Things' Live Performance From 'Lady In Gold Live In Paris' DVD

Sweden based blues rockers BLUES PILLS have announced the release their first ever DVD/Blu Ray, Lady In Gold Live In Paris, on November 3, 2017.

The release features the band sold out performance at Le Trianon in Paris, France on October 30, 2016 in front of 1,200 euphoric fans.

Today the band have released their performance of the song 'Elements & Things', taken from the forthcoming release: https://youtu.be/7U6nZ2QliS8

ICYMI: Check out 'Little Boy Preacher': https://youtu.be/GuYJH74sSkI

Pre-order Lady In Gold Live In Paris: http://nblast.de/BPLiveInParis

Commented the band: "We are stoked to share with you that we will release a live record/ DVD which was recorded and filmed during our show in Paris at le Trianon last October on the “Lady in Gold Tour“. We decided to do this because we want to share our live experience with all our fans and also those…

Orange Goblin Announce Details For Their Annual Christmas Show!

ORANGE GOBLIN ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF THEIR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOW!
SPECIAL GUESTS: KARMA TO BURN, BLACK MOTH & RIDDLES

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been naughty or nice this year, Orange Goblin invite you to their annual evening of stoner metal merriment at the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town, North London on Friday, December 22nd.


As is tradition, they’ll be bringing along some Evil Elves to help spread the festive cheer, and 2017’s Special Guests are none other than Karma To Burn, Black Moth & Riddles.


“It’s that time of year again, when we get to unleash a little bit of Heavy Metal festive cheer,” proclaims Orange Goblin front-man Ben Ward. “We are very excited to announce this year’s show, back at the trusted Electric Ballroom in Camden on Friday, December 22nd, and we have an amazing array of support bands to make this a very special Christmas show.


“First up, there’s London’s own retro firecrackers, Riddles, who are sure to get things moving with their groove-laden mix of Sabbath…

HOLDING ABSENCE Announce More UK Tour Dates + Release Music Video For 'Heaven Knows'

HOLDING ABSENCE Add More UK Dates & Reveal New Music Video For 'Heaven Knows'

Cardiff ascending newcomers HOLDING ABSENCE are very pleased to announce four new UK shows for November supporting OUR LAST NIGHT. The melodic post-hardcore five piece have just wrapped up a number of successful UK shows supporting YOUNG GUNS and show no signs of slowing down there.

Vocalist Lucas Woodland comments: "After a very successful run with our new friends in Young Guns, we're ecstatic to announce that we'll be returning to Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester & London this November, live and in colour, as support to Our Last Night. We hope to see you at a show!"

In addition to these new dates, the band have also released an impressive video for new single, 'Heaven Knows'. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/jPIe2Afur00




The narrative of Heaven Knows reads a suicide note - A depressed person musing over their life and the lasting impressions they would like to leave on th…

ANT-FLAG Release New Lyric Video For Single 'Racists' & Tour Dates Announced!

ANT-FLAG Release New Video & Reveal Tour Dates; Upcoming Album Out November 3rd Via Spinefarm Records
Since unleashing their seminal 1996 debut, Die for the Government, ANTI-FLAG has empowered and emboldened their listeners for two generations with a timeless punk spirit. With today’s chaotic political landscape stemming from the controversial 2016 presidential election, the Pittsburgh, PA quartet (Justin Sane [vocals], Chris#2 [bass, vocals], Chris Head [guitar, vocals], and Pat Thetic [drums]) felt the time was right for ANTI-FLAG to release their most definitive offering - American Fall (out November 3rd, 2017 on Spinefarm Records).


Co-produced by Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden, American Fall fuels politically driven and powerful self-awareness lyrics, while the 11-song collection is structurally fused together in a new sonic direction of punk-rock singalongs and big hooks. Watch ANTI-FLAG’s new “Racists” lyric video via VEVO here.


"This song is a call to arms. We must challen…

Shining Release Lyric Video For 'Everything Dies'

Shining Release Lyric Video For 'Everything Dies'; New Album Out 2018

Having revealed a brand new song, titled, ‘Everything Dies’ in the wake of their recent tour, - which included dates in both London and York - Blackjazz trail-blazers, Shining, have now released an accompanying lyric video.

Check out the video for ‘Everything Dies’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3La4C7yxo4





You can also check out ‘Everything Dies’ on Spotify and iTunes.



Meanwhile, Shining have three home country shows upcoming, see list below..

SEPT 29 - NORWAY - BODØ - Nødutgangfestivalen

OCT 25 - NORWAY - OSLO - John Dee

OCT 28 - NORWAY - PORSGRUNN – Rockeklubben


Shining’s current studio album, ‘International Blackjazz Society’, is available now through Spinefarm Records. A new record, expected to be released in spring time next year, is currently in the works.



Members:

Jørgen Munkeby – saxophone, guitar, lead vocals

Håkon Sagen – guitar

Eirik Tovsrud Knutsen – keyboards, synthesizer

Tobias Ørnes Andersen – drum…

A Higher Demise Release 'The End Of Us' Lyric Video

A Higher Demise Release New Video 'The End Of Us'
Taken from their recent 7 track EP release 'To Death Or Victory', UK metalcore outfit A Higher Demise unleash their lyric video for their new single 'The End Of Us'.

Featuring Bassist Rachael Tarr stepping up to deliver the chorus hook-line, the emotive blast of 'The End Of Us' is perfectly encased in the mould of A Higher Demise's trademark gargantuan guitar riffs, intricate rhythmical dynamics and gut-wrenching vocals from Charlie Serafini.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGptWfJeEfM





To Death Or Victory EP out Now! https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/to-death-or-victory/id1272381199


For more on A Higher Demise:


www.facebook.com/AHigherDemiseUK


www.twitter.com/AHigherDemiseUK


www.facebook.com/Ambiconmusic

WITCHSORROW ANNOUNCE UK TOUR DATES

WITCHSORROW Announce UK Tour Dates & New Album To Be Released Early 2018

Witchsorrow have announced a 5-date headline run of shows for November 2017, with UK doom outfit The Moth as main support.


“After nearly a year in the shadows sharpening our claws, we’re delighted to be getting back on the road to spread the doom once more,” 
says Witchsorrow frontman, Necro Skull. “With our friends The Moth in tow, this promises to be a parade of absolute doom destruction and devastation. Expect pure heaviness - DOOM METAL ETERNAL.”



Witchsorrow headline tour dates w/ The Moth:

22.11. Bristol, The Old England

23.11. Edinburgh, Bannerman's Bar

24.11. Coventry, The Phoenix

25.11. Brighton, Riffmass 2017, The Green Door Store

26.11. London, The Devonshire Arms


Tickets are available now.





Meanwhile, Witchsorrow are currently putting the finishing touches on their fourth album and follow-up to ‘No Light, Only Fire’ (2015). This new offering is expected to be unleashed early next year via Candlelight Recor…

WE CAME AS ROMANS Release 'Lost In The Moment' Music Video

WE CAME AS ROMANS Reveal New Video For 'Lost In The Moment'
Michigan Post-hardcore outfit WE CAME AS ROMANS have just dropped the official music video for 'Lost In The Moment'. Check it out here: www.coldlikewar.com

The band's heavily anticipated fifth album, Cold Like War will be available on October 20th via SharpTone Records.

In their expansive tenure as a band, they've released four full-length releases, charted #8, #11 and #21 respectively on the Billboard Top 200, performed in five continents and 40 different countries and that doesn't even begin to touch on what they have in the works for 2017.

2017 is the start of a new era for We Came as Romans.

In a word, the album represents adversity—in all of its various forms. It's a thrilling, energetic and immensely catchy compendium of songs that run the full gambit of emotion—aggression to sorrow, love to hate—to capture the fullest extent of the conflict and turmoil We Came as Romans endured to make it to…

Spreading The Disease New Video 'Greed' Will Be Aired On Scuzz TV UK

Spreading The Disease Release New Video 'Greed' Exclusively On Scuzz TV UK
Modern metal band SPREADING THE DISEASE will be airing their new video single 'Greed' on Scuzz TV exclusively on Sky Channel 367 from today (23rd September) and will be shown throughout the day and evening on a segment called 'Pop/Punk Freezone'. This is a big step for the band and the new single is taken from their first forthcoming full-length album 'Insurrection'.


Check out Scuzz TV links:
https://www.facebook.com/ScuzzTv/?fref=ts

https://www.youtube.com/user/ScuzzTV

https://twitter.com/ScuzzTV

For more information on Spreading The Disease:

www.motivatedmusicmgnt.wix.com/spreadingthedisease
https://www.facebook.com/spreadingthedisease.official/

Vehement To Release Sophomore Album 'Ashes' 6th October At Mammothfest 2017

Vehement sophomore album 'Ashes'; Unveiled at Mammothfest 2017
Brighton based extreme metal quartet Vehement release their sophomore album 'Ashes' on October 6th via Infernum Records, the same day that Vehement will open Mammothfest, sharing the stage with black metal icons, Rotting Christ and Tsjuder.

Vehement have been climbing upwards through the ranks of the metal scene in the United Kingdom for several years now, and since the release of their debut album 'Collapse' in 2013, the band have gone on to play notable events such as Bloodstock Open Air and Incineration Fest. Recently announced as the second signing to Infernum Records (home to fellow Brightonians King Leviathan) they are poised to unleash their second full-length offering upon the world.

Guitarist Xysor explains: " ...as soon as ‘Collapse' was released we were straight into the writing process for ‘Ashes'. We began recording over a year ago, but after parting ways with bassist Nybras …

DIABLO BLVD Play New Single 'Summer Has Gone' On Popular TV Show

DIABLO BLVD Play New Single 'Summer Has Gone' Live on Belgian national TV show "Van Gils & Gasten"

Belgian dark rock outfit DIABLO BLVD have just played their new single 'Summer Has Gone' live on Belgian national TV at the popular late-night talk show "Van Gils & Gasten". The song is taken from the highly anticipated new album Zero Hour, which is scheduled for September 22th, 2017 release worldwide, via Nuclear Blast. Earlier this year, the band released 3 music videos for 'Animal', 'Sing From The Gallows', and the aforementioned track, which can be watched below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpcREnwXqaw

Vocalist Alex Agnew comments: "We've never been your typical metal band and on this album we also reflect this in the artwork. Art is resistance and individuality is key. You can't have something real to say if you sound like everybody else. We definitely have our musical influences and we never try to hide them…

INTERVIEW: Cellar Darling (Switzerland)

INTERVIEW: Cellar Darling (Switzerland)


Cellar Darling is comprised of Anna Murphy, Ivo Henzi, and Merlin Sutter who recently formed following the spilt from previous well-known folk metal band, Eluveitie. The trio have been hard at work since, creating their anticipated debut album 'This Is The Sound' which was released June 30th via Nuclear Blast Records and have impressed fans and press alike with their fresh and unique sound which has been dubbed as "the new wave of folk rock“. This is an exciting and busy time for the band, so I caught up with them to find out about their origins, their new album, touring and what is in store for the band amongst other things..

Can you tell us about the formation of Cellar Darling following leaving your previous band Eluveitie and how the band came to be?
Merlin: What I remember most clearly is how quick it went. As you might know, the whole thing with Eluveitie came very unexpected for us - we were informed of a decision by the remain…