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SINGLE REVIEW: Devilskin - 'Barracuda'

  Multi-platinum-selling New Zealand rockers DEVILSKIN soar on their recently released massive cover version of "Barracuda," originally released by HEART in 1977. The song is known by all and is regarded as one of the most iconic rock tracks. Pulling off a cover version when the original song is so popular can be challenging, but Devilskin more than deliver impressive results. Their ravenous energy exudes tremendously, driving the classic song while stamping it with their signature sound, with powerhouse vocalist Jennie Skulander shining with her superb range and talent, which fits the song's essence wonderfully. The galloping riffs, pitch-perfect vocals, and passionate spirit that drive Devilskin's version of 'Barracuda' will get anyone who listens to it moving, pumped, and eager to return for more! Have a listen to Devilskin's version of 'Barracuda' below! “This is one of those songs that so many people have tucked away in their favourites and
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Electron Release New Lyric Video For Single 'Hollow' Ahead Of EP Launch

  UK metalcorers, ELECTRON, are poised to release their formidable new EP, Hollow, on Friday 24th May. The popular riff slayers have also just unveiled a new lyric video for the EP’s namesake, Hollow - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_BstJtMgfM Formed in 2022 and hitting your senses from the pits of the underground London music scene, ELECTRON’s powerful sound has been described as a combination of riff-charged metal merged with commanding dark grungy melodies, brought together with a unique contemporary metal flavour. With a batch of influences stretching from the raw power of Black Sabbath to the varied craft of Korn, and the modern attraction of Architects, ELECTRON’s appeal is expansive, and their ability is undisputable. The compelling trio’s debut album, Defiance, arrived last year and created deep impressions throughout the metal community, picking up extensive acclaim throughout the UK and beyond. The band have been a constant presence across major national radio, magazines,

The Used Announce Deluxe B-Side Album "MEDZ"

  Rock icons The Used have announced a deluxe b-side album MEDZ, set for release on June 21 via Big Noise. Including previously released singles “ People Are Vomit ” and “ Fuck You ”, MEDZ offers eight new, never-before-heard singles from The Used from the Toxic Positivity writing sessions with John Feldmann in 2022 and 2023. MEDZ is available to pre-save now at https://theused.ffm.to/medz Vocalist robbietheused shared a quote from C.S. Lewis to give a deeper meaning to the collection of b-sides: “Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say ‘My heart is broken.’” MEDZ Tracklist: 1. MEDZ 2. Fuck You 3. People Are Vomit 4. Sisyphus 5. Depression Personified 6. Terrified 7. Before I Leave 8. Take Yourself Out 9. Tell Me 10. Pain is My Therapy Alongside the announcement, The Used have released the title track of the u

SPITFIRE AUDIO LAUNCH AIR STUDIOS REVERB ON MAY 16TH 2024

  For the first time permission is granted to sample the acoustics of the historic studio space itself. Music makers can decide where to position instruments and performers in the studio used by global artists and composers including Adele, Coldplay, Joni Mitchell, Hans Zimmer, Max Richter, David Arnold, Radiohead, Jonny Greenwood, Little Simz, Dua Lipa and Muse Spitfire Audio, the world-renowned creator of high-quality sample libraries for composers and music makers proudly presents the release of their first effects plug-in, AIR Studios Reverb, in collaboration with London’s iconic AIR Studios. Marking a significant milestone, AIR Studios has extended unprecedented access to Spitfire Audio, enabling them to sample their unique acoustics for the very first time. The launch comes after two years of research and technological development. With AIR Reverb, artists can create exactly the sound they want by positioning anywhere in AIR Studios using Spitfire Audio’s “Virtual Positioning Tec

Night Thieves Release New Single 'Walkaway'

  Heavy rock quartet NIGHT THIEVES are poised to climb higher with their blistering new EP, Polarity, which is out now. The UK rockers have also just delivered another hard-hitting new single and lyric video, 'Walkaway'. 'Walkaway' is a striking and anthemic rock hit that demands many listens! The song is  inspired by Scott Phillips’s novel ‘The Ice Harvest’, with the twists and turns you’d expect from a gangster crime story. The song reflects choices made of where you head in life versus the journey you experience. Walkaway is the 3rd single from the band's EP "Polarity, which was released in January. Check out the song/lyric video below: Coming at you from the nation’s capital and initially formed as a trio comprising Jess Moyle (Vocals), Paul Andrew (Guitar), and Rick Hunter-Burns (Bass), NIGHT THIEVES soon acquired favourable comparisons to everyone from Biffy Clyro, Royal Blood, Architects, and Spiritbox. Unleashing a sound that is drenched with st

SIAMESE Announces New Album + Drop Single 'PREDATOR'

  Copenhagen’s Siamese announce new studio album 'Elements' for 9 August 2024 via Long Branch Records. Hailing from a small country with big dreams, Siamese stands out as a beacon of hope in the Danish music scene. Drawing inspiration from bands like Architects and Bad Omens, Siamese navigates the contemporary heavy music landscape with finesse. As they gear up for their upcoming album 'Elements', Siamese embarks on a journey of exploration and evolution. With tracks already gaining traction on Octane and Kerrang! Radio, 'Elements' not only showcases their heavier sound but also commemorates their 10-year journey as Siamese and having shared stages with heavyweights such as Korn, Corey Taylor, Nothing More and Beartooth it is clear that for Siamese, the journey is far from over. In conjunction with this announcement, today, the band released their new single 'Predator' alongside a brand new music video. Siamese singer Mirza Radonjica comments on the ne

Fangclub announce new EP 'All Good'

  Irish alt rockers, Fangclub, are today announcing details of their comeback EP, ‘All Good’, which is set for release on Friday 14th June 2024. It marks the band’s first collection of new music in half a decade following their critically acclaimed album 'Vulture Culture' (2019). With ‘All Good’, Fangclub vocalist Steven King returned to the core of his existence as a songwriter to create music that’s defined by instinct and pushes the band forwards in fascinating new ways. ‘All Good’ is now available to pre-order via the link HERE . Recorded in 12 days at Station Studios in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin, the band worked under no deadline and no pressure for ‘All Good’, seeing through the free-flowing and unhindered process of writing the music. Recently released new singles ‘Attention’ and ‘Out Of My Head’, both of which will feature on the upcoming EP, are testament to their reconnection with music. On the announcement of their forthcoming EP, vocalist Steven King comments, “We’ve p

Skindred announce autumn 2024 UK headline tour

  Welsh ragga metal legends Skindred have announced a UK headline tour for autumn 2024. Tickets are on sale now (May 15th), apart from shows in Leicester and Oxford which will be available from 5pm on Friday 17th May. All tickets will be available to purchase via https://skindred.net/#live Regarding the tour frontman Benji Webbe says, “Myself and my Brothers in Skindred are so excited to be heading back out on the road in the UK. We have had nothing but amazing vibes since we dropped our album Smile and due to the amount of messages we have received we head back out to some of our favourite hotspots in the UK to mash it up again in the way only Skindred can. This heavy metal punk rock reggae sound system is about to rock ya all even more. You might of heard the songs but I swear our live show is some next level energy ting brov, so grab your tickets & your helicopter propels & get involved in this Dred extravaganza. To the older Dredites & the new let’s bring the magic lik