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ANTI-FLAG Announce UK/ EURO Tour W/ SILVERSTEIN & CANCER BATS + Release Video For ‘TROUBLE FINDS ME’

Pittsburgh political punk band Anti-Flag have just announced a UK/Euro tour this fall with Silverstein, Cancer Bats, and Worriers. Tickets are on sale now.

"Anti-Flag have always seen punk rock as a vehicle for change; community leads to recognizing commonality, which leads to a recognition of our collective power, which leads to us knowing we have the power to create the future we want to see.

This tour, this line-up, eclectic in sonics but all bands believe in sharing empathy over apathy, optimism over cynicism. The goal is to bring people from all walks of life through the door. Introducing them to new people, new friendships, new ideas.

Silverstein: a band we have done countless Warped Tours with... have been comrades in arms for years (hell, Chris #2 and Paul Marc play ice hockey together). They’re a powerful band, we’ve shared stages all over the world, but this will be our first club tour together.

Cancer Bats: some of our oldest friends... we’ve toured together in Canada, the…

DREAM STATE Release New Video 'New Waves' + Announce European/UK Tour With Amity Affliction

Welsh 5 piece and Kerrang! Awards 2018 'Best British Breakthrough' winners DREAM STATE can now reveal the video for their huge single, and recent Radio 1 Annie Mac exclusive first play, 'New Waves'. The track is taken from the bands new 'recovery' EP which is out now through UNFD.

Watch 'New Waves' - HERE and below!




From DREAM STATE vocalist CJ on the single/video - "I wanted to show our fans, as I know a lot of them are going through their own troubles, that they have it in them to push through it. Sometimes we have to face our battles alone, but there is always going to be that inner voice that tells you that you've got this and that is the one you need to be listening to. We had so many amazing quotes sent through that any weak moment I had during the filming process, I had all these amazing, positive quotes surrounding me that brought a tear to my eye and it helped me perform better than I ever have. I hope our listeners can take from this an…

STEVE HEWITT Releases Free Download Of Live Album Tracks & Live Video Footage

British singer/songwriter 'Steve Hewitt' presents a taste of things to come from his debut LP, with the release of his free-download album sampler and live video single.


Recorded as 'live' renditions of tracks selected to feature on the highly anticipated 'Bigger Than Words' set for release later in 2018, the songs 'Healing & Hurt', 'Move On' and 'Holding Me Back' showcases Steve at his most intimate and organic; allowing his songwriting & performance abilities to carry his soul-bearing honesty and desire to emotionally connect with his audience. A formula that has enabled Hewitt to share stages with artists such as Newton Faulkner, Emma Stevens, Toploader, StarSailor plus many more. In addition to this generous download EP offer, Steve has also released live video footage of his fan-favoured track 'Sad Sad Old World'.


Sad Sad Ole World (Live)

https://youtu.be/RKp0QVco_So


The Kent (UK) native has been collaborating with local…

DECAPITATED Release 'Kill The Cult' Music Video

Polish death metal masters DECAPITATED have released a music video for the song 'Kill The Cult', here: https://youtu.be/kQUTQTNChbE



The track comes from their latest album Anticult, which was released July 7, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records. The video was directed by Łukasz Jaszak, who previously directed the music video for 'Never' and created the cover art for DECAPITATED's three most recent albums.

Order Anticult:
Limited Edition Vinyl (inc signed insert): http://nblast.de/DecapAnticultRS
Limited Edition Digipack CD: http://nblast.de/AnticultDigCDAMZ

DECAPITATED festival appearances:

10.08. NL Leeuwarden - Into the Grave
16.08. CZ Litomerice - Death Coffee Party
18.08. PL Cieszanow - Rock Festiwal
25.08. PL Walbrzych - Metal Mine
31.08. PL Lyski - Magia Rocka
01.09. PL Szczecinek - Materiafest
02.09. UK Edinburgh - Heavy Scotland
07/08.09. RL Beirut - Beirut Metal Fest
06.10. UK Brighton - Mammothfest
03.11. DK Aalborg - Metal Festival
16/17.02.2019 UK Birmingham - HRH Metal

An…

Mammothfest Summer Sale, Day Splits & Best Band Competition

Mammothfest are offering a one-off summer sale which ends 31st July, which will be your last chance to secure savings! The festival wants to continue to bring you the finest and up and coming talent to Brighton, UK and to help this they are offering some deals to cater for your needs of what you can afford and to help support the local scene and the event...

Below are 3 ticket links... 0% discount (full price), 25% discount and 33% discount. If full price is too much for you, get a cheaper ticket if you want!

Full price: https://www.gigantic.com/mammothfest-2018-tickets
25% discount: https://www.gigantic.com/mammothfest-2018-various-brighton-venues-2018-10-05-00-00-27664
33% discount: https://www.gigantic.com/mammothfest-2018-various-brighton-venues-2018-10-05-00-00-27664

The future of the festival is unclear but one thing is for certain that 2018 is going to be a blast, so come and be a part of this awesome weekend!

Find out more about what bands are appearing across the weekend below an…

MIDNATTSOL Release Lyric Video For 'THE AFTERMATH'

Nordic symphonic metal masters MIDNATTSOL have just released the official lyric video for the title track of their upcoming new album “The Aftermath” which will be released on May 25th via Napalm Records.

MIDNATTSOL now has true full sister power featuring Liv Kristine and Carmen Elise! The name "Espenæs“ rightfully makes a lot of people swoon – as both sisters have been a vital part of a magnitude of gothic / symphonic / folk metal milestones. Until this point a supergroup involving both sisters sharing microphone duties was only the stuff only dreams were made of. Now it is a reality!

The band comments on the track:
“As a huge thank you for waiting for us all these years, here is another song for you before the release of our new album! It contains a message that we want to reach out with; What do you think it is?”

“The Aftermath” relies much more heavily on folk influences lending atmospheric density to the melancholic symphonic metal compositions. A sumptuous and sensual affair a…

REVIEW: Spiricom - Hammer Of Witches EP

Spiricom is a instrumental act comprised of duo Steven K. Smith (percussion,keyboards and synths) and Marc Cody (Guitarist) from Ohio. This new EP consists of three companion pieces which evoke how men wielded pain, fire, and unyielding conviction in the pursuit of holy purification. So join them on their enlightening discover...

The opening song 'Strappado' which translates as a form of torture is tense with hush voices and alarming synth noises which seems fitting but it quickly progresses into something more calming and ethereal yet keeps an underlying sense of sorrow. It features more layers and tunefulness as it goes on and the ending cleverly picks up where the beginning started and ends with some eerie spoken words making for a captivating start.

'The Burn' is the shortest offering and is ambient, hopeful and depthful, making for a great and pleasant track and one to let wash over you and reflect upon life.

The final song 'The Witch Hammer' has a more omino…

SERENE DARK (formerly Endemise) Unleash A Brutal “Dualitatem”

Like a blackened metallic phoenix rising from the ashes of their previous band Endemise; Ottawa’s SERENE DARK intends to take their extreme metal to new heights. Recently morphing from Endemise to SERENE DARK, these demons have joined forces for the premiere of their debut track “Dualitatem”, which will be featured on the band’s 2018 album.

Guitarist Dale Sauve explains:“We have been making metal with our current line-up for the past 7 years and decided a new name and fresh start was in order. Our former band Endemise formed over 12 years ago and it went through so many line-up changes and musical directions, we decided to put that band to rest and create Serene Dark as a fresh start.”

Inspired by Septicflesh, Behemoth, Watain, Dark Funeral and Dissection, SERENE DARK‘s sound is dark, heavy, entrancing, emotional, and orchestral.

Sauve adds:

“It will be received as a new, but familiar sound for any previous fans of our last band…We want our fans to get lost in the music. We want to peak s…

THE BUDDZ Release Official Music Video for "CRAZY"

Bristol, TN Alternative Hard Rock Band THE BUDDZ has released the official music video for "CRAZY," off of their newest album, BURN DOWN. Produced by Grammy-winning producer Dave Fortman, BURN DOWN is out now.




"This album represents everything we are as a band; a spark ready to ignite burning down everything around it. We will make our mark!" - The Buddz


Track List:
1. Burn Down
2. Better
3. Home Is On My Mind
4. Crazy
5. Monster
6. Bring Me Down
7. Wrong
8. In Your Head
9. Ticket
10. Let It Die

http://www.thebuddz.com/
https://www.facebook.com/TheBuddz
https://twitter.com/The_Buddz


Mammothfest Add More Acts To Line-up Including INGESTED

Mammothfest UK has announced new additions to the 2018 line-up:

INGESTED, DEAD WITCHES, CYPERCORE, FORGOTTEN REMAINS and more join already announced headliners DECAPITATED, BLEED FROM WITHIN, UNFATHOMABLE RUINATION, CYTOTOXIN and more, making up another utterly devastating line up for the festival.

DECAPITATED headline MAMMOTHFEST 2018 and are now joined by an arsenal of stunning other live bands!



World Wide Slam Kings INGESTED are firm favourites in Brighton obliterating their crowds to bits every time while holding the throats of all sceptics, proving time and time again they lead the way in British extreme metal, getting stronger and more devastating with every offering.

Focused brutality at its best, their fourth chapter, THE LEVEL ABOVE HUMAN available via Unique Leader records sees the band tour the world extensively and so it was only right we got them back as main support to DECAPITATED on Saturday 6th October 2018.

https://www.facebook.com/ingesteduk/



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The Blinders Perform New Upcoming Single 'L'etat C'est Moi' Live

Alternative Rock trio, The Blinders from Manchester UK are unleashing their new single 'L'etat C'est Moi' on May 3rd 2018. The band recently performed this massive track on BBC's Music Introducing session.
Check out the brilliant live video below:



You can catch The Blinders on these UK headline dates:





For more on The Blinders visit:

https://www.facebook.com/theblindersband/

https://blinders.bigcartel.com/

Rock Duo SONS Release Video Single 'Marco' Raising Awareness Of Mental Health & Gun Control

Brighton punk rockers are back and hitting hard once again with their new video single 'Marco'. They have released a powerful video to accompany the song which was directed by Graham Cullis.

Check out the video for 'Marco' below:




The band states that: "The Message in this video is primarily to promote mental health illness awareness and how we need to cure the mind to help prevent tragedy that often occurs due to ignorance of others dismissing the people that need help." 

Although ‘Marco’ was inspired by shootings in the USA such as the Stoneman Douglas High School incident and the YouTube attack in this video shows that gun control is something that needs to be addressed globally. As well as some cases in the US the video also shows footage of the Nairobi mall massacre in Kenya and the aftermath of the Dunblane Primary School in Scotland. SONS are fully behind any campaign aimed at tightening gun laws and making people more responsible with their firearms so th…

KOBRA AND THE LOTUS Release Video For Cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “The Chain”

"Prevail II" is the proverbial yang to the yin and continues right where KOBRA AND THE LOTUS left off in 2017. The album will be released this Friday via Napalm Records and is available for pre-order HERE!


The band is pleased to unveil their video for a cover of the Fleetwood Mac classic "The Chain". Watch the video HERE!




"We couldn't be more stoked to release the final closer to our "Prevail" album series!! We've chosen a classic, recorded in 1976, and we hope to connect and carry the magic forward from that musical era.Here it is, "The Chain" by Fleetwood Mac, in full Kobra and the Lotus spirit. Can you recognize it?" says Kobra about the video and song.


The band is currently on the road in support of "Prevail II", alongside Texas Hippie Coalition. The tour stops tonight in Atlanta, GA at The Masquerade and runs through June 3rd in Austin, TX. A complete list of dates can be found below.


Kobra and the rest of the…

WITCHSORROW Announce UK Headline Shows In Support of Upcoming Album 'HEXENHAMMER'

Hampshire doom metal maniacs Witchsorrow are confirmed to play three UK headline shows to celebrate the release of fourth studio album, Hexenhammer. Starting in Glasgow on May 25th (album release day) Witchsorrow will then appear in Leeds & Birmingham with local bands playing in support.

Guitarist and vocalist Necroskull says; "We're thrilled to mark the first strike of the Hexenhammer with these special shows. While we are immensely proud of the record, these songs were written to bang heads and crush skulls live. Join us, maniacs, at the dawn of your own doom."

Additionally, WS are now confirmed to play Doomline Festival in Sheffield on July 23rd.


Recorded at Skyhammer studio in Cheshire with long-time co-conspirator Chris Fielding (Conan, Primordial, Electric Wizard), and mastered at the legendary Orgone studios by Jaime ‘Gomez’ Arellano (Ghost, Paradise Lost), Hexenhammer finds WS continuing to explore the darker corners of doom, illuminating them with the blinding …

Greybeards Premiere New Video Ahead Of Bonafide UK Tour & Album

Greybeards have premiered a music video for their single ‘One In A Billion’ ahead of May’s UK Tour with Bonafide and new album release ‘For The Wilder Minds’.

The Swedish rock band's new album was recorded at Studio Sound Society and Sound Control Swede, in Gaevle, Sweden, and was produced by Chips Kiesby (The Hellacopters, Crucified Barbara, Bonafide) and co-produced by Regina Wallmark.

Watch ‘One In A Billion’’ (official music video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsmNQXHmxYk



The song’s inspiration is a reflection on modern day society in a fast evolving digital age. “What are we trying to prove? What is fame? And what is fame if the reason is fake? We say: Stay true, listen to yourself and follow your dreams”, comments vocalist / guitarist Olle Westlund.

‘One In A Billion’ is taken from Greybeards forthcoming studio album,’For The Wilder Minds’, which will be released on 4th May via Attitude Recordings.

Bonafide UK Tour with special guests Greybeards:

11 May - LONDON, The Und…

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE Release Official Video For First Single ‘OVER IT’

BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have revealed an official music video for ‘Over It’, the first single from forthcoming opus, ‘Gravity’.

Watch the video for ‘Over It’ here: http://vevo.ly/jX49e7 or here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4K0JLU6FKE






‘Gravity’- due for release on June 29th - marks BFMV’s first album release under the Search and Destroy/ Spinefarm Records banner, and aptly sees the band rewriting their own future – finding new ways to invent heavy noise and remaining unshackled by the legacy that comes with being masters of their trade.


The four musicians have stretched their creative wings like never before, delicately balancing film-score electronica and icy synths in their trademark hellfire of hard rock. With drummer Jason Bowld joining founding members, singer/guitarist Matt Tuck and fellow axemanMichael ‘Padge’ Paget, plus bassist Jamie Mathias, part of the Bullet story since 2015, this is a band reborn.


Pre-orders for ‘Gravity’ will be live imminently, along with special bu…

NIGHT CLUB Joining COMBICHRIST & WEDNESDAY 13 on EVERYBODY STILL HATES YOU Tour

Los Angeles based electronic duo NIGHT CLUB has announced that they will be joining industrial legends COMBICHRIST and WEDNESDAY 13 on the upcoming US and European dates of the EVERYBODY STILL HATES YOU Tour in advance of their highly anticipated new album, Scary World. Due out August 24, 2018, Scary World will be made available for pre-order with the debut single / video for "Candy Coated Suicide" on the first day of the tour, May 18, 2018.





"We're excited to get back on the road with our friends in Combichrist and play some songs from our upcoming album which is set for a Fall 2018 release. We're releasing the first single, 'Candy Coated Suicide,' on May 18th in conjunction with the start of the tour." - NIGHT CLUB


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https://www.facebook.com/nightclubband
https://twitter.com/nightclubband

EMMURE Release New Video For "Ice Man Confessions" Ahead Of European Tour

EMMURE have delivered one of their most conceptualised and intriguing, yet somewhat disturbing, new music video for the scathing track "Ice Man Confessions," which can be viewed now at the link below. Also, don‘t miss out on them touring across Europe this Summer. For tickets go to emmurecult.com 


“Ice Man Confessions” Official Music Video: https://youtu.be/oGJXIuoB2Ug




Frankie Palmeri (vocals) states: "I just want to thank all the great people involved with the filming and production of the video. The label, film crew, and actors and were nothing but cool to work with on this. Hopefully, our fans look forward to hearing this track on our upcoming Summer Tour all across Europe.

European Summer- selected shows with PARKWAY DRIVE (PD), THY ART IS MURDER (TAIM), MISS MAY I (MMI), KNOCKED LOOSE (KL)!

05.06. F Lyon - Le Radiant (w/ PD, TAIM, MMI)
06.06. A Dornbirn - Kultursommer Open Air (w/ PD, TAIM, MMI, KL)
08./09.06. UK Donington - Download Festival
10.06. D Oberhausen - Kultte…

PRIMITAI Release “Overdrive” Video; New Album “The Calling” Out May 25

Get ready as something special is about to be unleashed, heed “The Calling”, it‘s a killer slab of high quality melodic metal mixed and mastered by Lasse Lammert (Alestorm, Gloryhammer) and contains the following tracks:



1.Possess Me
2.Demons Inside
3.Overdrive
4.Curse Of Olympus
5.No Survivors
6.Memories Lost
7.Into The Light
8.Into The Dark
9.Tempest Returns
10.The Calling


The album cover was designed by Claudio Bergamin (Judas Priest, Battle Beast).

Check out the video for the brand new track “Overdrive” below:




Here‘s what the band had to say about it:

"This was the first song we wrote for this album, it's about how it feels to be firing on all cylinders again. We tell this through the tale of a Mad Max style character, knocking down everyone who stands in his way, settling old scores before carrying on his journey.
The song has all that euphoria and drive chanelled into it, alternating between fast, slamming riffs and big melodic chord progressions topped with soaring guitar and vocal…

Noise Punk Trio WOORMS & Hardcore/Thrashers A HANGING Join Forces For 7" Split Release

Louisiana based doomy noise punk trio WOORMS are in league with their fellow anger fueled hardcore thrashers A HANGING for a 7” split release. The A side of the split consists of the hypnotic track “The Math Says Yes”, where WOORMS have brought forth an abnormal illustration of heavy sound. The B side is filled with 03 short, but super-fast and dynamic exhibitions of fast-paced crossover thrash metal. A release show will be taking place during the release date on June 16 at Babylon Sportsbar in Metairie, Louisiana.

Woorms / A Hanging Split:

Side A
1. Woorms – The Math Says, Yes
Side B
1. A Hanging – Graft
2. A Hanging – Document
3. A Hanging – Winter

STREAM/ PRE-ORDER:
https://ahanging504.bandcamp.com/album/woorms-a-hanging-split
https://woorms.bandcamp.com/album/split-7-w-a-hanging-digital




FOR MORE INFO:
http://woorms.org
https://www.facebook.com/WOORMS-820255734812259
https://www.facebook.com/ahanging

TRAGUL Release Lyric Music Video For 'Before I Say Goodbye'

Symphonic power metal act TRAGUL created by composer Adrian Benegas (Pergana) features a powerhouse of guest musicians that includes vocalist Zuberoa Aznarez (Diabulus In Musica), guitarist Steve Conley (Flotsam and Jetsam), bassist Oliver Holzwarth (ex Blind Guardian, ex Rhapsody of Fire, ex Tarja) and drummer Sander Zoer (ex Delain). Having unleashed four singles last year, the band now presents the official lyric video of its first single of 2018, titled "BEFORE I SAY GOODBYE".

Check out the lyric video below for the extremely melodic and must hear power metal single 'Before I Say Goodbye':
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf3Pk0Rn2YU






This new single presents an undeniably renewed TRAGUL, which returns with an easily remembered melodic music, with a rhythm halfway between the modern sound and the traditional power metal.

"Before I say Goodbye" starts with a bass introduction accompanied by a bright sound on the keyboards. The calm vocal passage with guitars i…

ANTHRAX Release Epic Live Version Of 'Indians'

ANTHRAX's forthcoming live release Kings Among Scotland is due to hit shelves on April 27th. The new release showcases the band's live performance of their legendary album Among The Living, as well as a mixed live set including a raft of ANTHRAX classics. The band have premiered an epic - almost 11 minute long - live version of 'Indians', which is included on the DVD. Watch here: https://youtu.be/ttV7zifrI_Y






Pre-order the album on CD, DVD, Vinyl and as part of a Limited Edition bundle, here: http://nblast.de/AnthraxKingsScotland

The two-hour long live DVD was filmed February 15, 2017 at the band's sold out show at the historic venue Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow. The release incorporates the band's entire live show - which includes gems like 'Madhouse,' 'I Am The Law,' 'Breathing Lightning' and 'Indians' - as well as interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and other B-roll shot on the band's tour bus, backstage hotels etc. Ther…