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AltHard Rockers AWAKEN Release "BEHEMOTH" with The Label Group

  ALTERNATIVE/HARD ROCK BAND AWAKEN have signed with The Label Group and are distributing via INgrooves; bringing to their fans both old and new with their single/video "Behemoth". Awaken brings their deeper-reaching lyrics to the higher level of connecting the listener to the meaning in melody, rhythm, beat, and words. As "Behemoth" shows their skills in a message melding with structure, it is undeniable that their fans reflect the same emotion and are ready for more of what Awaken has created and are ready for what is coming. Powerful rock music that fans relate and rock out to. Check out the lyric video for "Behemoth" below:   "The song Behemoth came about because we wanted an introduction to the new record that would be gripping and attention-grabbing with its musical structure and lyrics. We wanted a heavier low-end and 'in your face' kind of vibe with raw thought provoking lyrics. The song sets the foundation for a lot of the theme o

The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Release Thought-Provoking 'The Emergency EP' & Lyric Video For 'Is This The Real World?'

  The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus have released their thought-provoking new ' The Emergency EP' . The songs touch on sensitive and ‘hot-button’ topics – and the band is sending out a clarion call of awareness for everyone to wake up and pay attention to what’s going on in the world around them. For example, the lead track and video from the EP, " Is This The Real World ?" is a warning to make sure people are asking questions about what they see and read online – to make sure the info is correct and from a trusted source.  Check out the lyric video for 'Is This The Real World?' below: Lead singer Ron Winter wants people to think with their heart and their head. He says of " Is This The Real World ?": “In this era of augmented reality and 'deep fake' secrets – we find ourselves more and more asking the question: Is This The Real World? It can be hard to know what is real and what isn't nowadays. It's important to question what we see, esp

I Am Pariah Release Single 'Suck It Up' Taken From Upcoming EP 'Charm Before The Storm'

Rising British nu-metalcore band I Am Pariah will release their new EP ‘Charm Before The Storm’ 27th November 2020. Laser tight and razor sharp, the Stoke On Trent metal experimentalists take things to the next level with this cathartic sonic experience following the release of 2018's successful 'Procreate//Annihilate' ep. Watch 'Suck It Up' (official lyric video):   "The new single 'Suck It Up' targets the topic of chaotic relationships, which comes from our own personal experiences of being wronged. People aren’t always what they seem, you think you know them, but it can be all smoke and mirrors. Life can be going so well, then out of nowhere a certain turn of events can completely turn your life upside down. To ‘suck it up’ is probably the worst piece of advice you can ever give to a person in crisis. In past times, that would have been the norm for humans to appear to be ok and hide their weakness. N

Echo 2 Locate Release Their Single "Oxy" plus Their Album: 'Misery & Fools Among the Best of Us'

  ALTERNATIVE ROCK BAND ECHO 2 LOCATE have recently released their full-length album Misery & Fools Among the Best of Us - available now on all stream/download platforms. Four of the single/videos from this album connect a story that is a solid work of rock told in a very relatable story. These four single/videos that were released along the way threads themselves and completes a woven story through Echo 2 Locate's signature style. "CLEAR", "64", "Anathema", and "OXY" are the four songs that complete the circle; each telling a section and bringing the accumulative message together through Echo 2 Locates music. "Here it is: our very last single release for our very first full length album. It represents the best and the worst parts that reside within all of us. It is the bad and the weak in us that validates the polar opposite existence of the good and strong in us. We determine who is “us” by either consciously, or subconsciously, ch

Edgar Allan Poets Release New Song 'Not Your Guinea Pig'

  Edgar Allan Poets describe their genre as "Noir Rock" because their music is inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's tales and Hitchcock's movies. Their sound is deep and intense, a mix between grunge guitars and classical strings. The band consists of duo Chris Mariotti: (Vocals/Guitar) and the mysterious The Shadow: (Drums). They have just unveiled a new song titled 'Not Your Guinea Pig', check out the video below: Vocalist and guitarist Chris Mariotti offered the below insights into the video and song: "The video is inspired by the mythological traditions of the Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians. The Anunnaki(Sumerian Gods of Heaven) creators of the world had as servants the Igigi (young Gods) who were used to perform various tasks. The Igigi, tired of submitting to the will of the Anunnaki, decided to rebel but were defeated. The Igigi were downgraded and replaced and the Anunnaki created the Humans who became their servants...yes if you haven't fi

Vancouver Double Bassist Heavy Metal SAINTS OF DEATH Release New Lyric Video "Soldiers of Metal" + New Album

Unleashing their new album “Ascend To The Throne” this past July via Head Rattle Productions INC ., Vancouver's Saints of Death are sharing with fans their new lyric video for the track "Soldiers of Metal". The band wrote the song as a tribute to the metal community and all that is metal. "Inclusion and standing for the great cause. Putting away your prejudice and uniting as a force. A homage to the great bands that paved the way and the bands that will carry the torch." adds the band. For fans of Pantera, DevilDriver, and Arch Enemy, you can check out Saints of Death's new lyric video with its double bassist assault below: Saints of Death's new album “Ascend To The Throne” is a 7 track ripping and cohesive released and the second in the Saints of Death repertoire following the 2015 self-titled EP. With a different lineup than the debut effort, Saints of Death now boasts a more robust group that is tighter, more aggressive, and more melodic than ever

REVIEW: Accidental President - Self Titled Album

Accidental President are a Alt-Rock trio who have concocted their unique blend of hard rock which is mixed with goth and metal elements and makes for a refreshing and exciting sound especially through their theatrical delivery. Their self-titled debut album which was unleashed on July 1st 2020 showcases this wonderfully.... Opening track 'Hopes & Dreams' kicks off with a soaring ambient guitar intro with Bethany Neville delivering memorable and hard-hitting vocals to accompany the highly skilled instrumentation in this optimistic rock track which is a solid and captivating start. Single 'Rotten Child' grabs your attention immediately with fiercer attitude packed vocals and changes the tone up with a more alarming and dysfunctional sound keeping things dynamic and fun whereas '100 Days' keeps things feisty and exciting. 'Last Breath' has a smooth guitar intro with some of the best and beautiful vocals from Bethany who gets to show her capabilit

MEMORIES OF A DEAD MAN Release New Single "Do You Accept ?"

  Memories Of A Dead Man from France have concocted a unique sound combing metalcore, post-hardcore and ambient elements and have been constantly evolving that sound since their debut release in 2005. Now the band are gearing up to release their sixth album and here is another taste of what to expect with new single 'Do You Accept?'. This track delivers heavy riffs, a vigorous rhythm section and gives room for some surprising instrumental parts such as a saxophone solo performed by Eva from Dronte . Thierry shows a new range of his voice and fills up his vocal lines with a new melodic rage. Check out the video below: The bands new album is due for release October 2020. For more on Memories Of A Dead Man:

Lone Kodiak Release New Single ''Make It A Weapon'

  LA rock trio Lone Kodiak formed back in 2016 and released two EPs and quickly became part of LA's independent venue circuit but unfortunately due to a serious motorcycle accident involving bassist Daniel Alden in 2019 they had been sidelined but fortunately now Daniel has recovered the band have now triumphantly returned with their first new single since the incident titled 'Make It A Weapon'. 'Make It A Weapon' is atmospheric, passionate and intense. This is a must hear soaring alternative rock track packed with depth and melody that will leave a lasting impression. The single is now streaming, check it out: Check out their music trailer for 'Make It A Weapon' also below: This is the first of 6 new songs Lone Kodiak will be releasing over the next few months.

Linkin Park announce 20th anniversary reissue of ‘Hybrid Theory’ + Share Previously Unreleased Demo 'She Couldn't'

  In celebration of Hybrid Theory's 20th Anniversary, Linkin Park are releasing a limited edition super deluxe box set that includes unreleased demos, 90+ minutes of never before seen live and behind the scenes video, and much more.‬ It will also include an 80 page book, a cassette reproduction of a two-track street team sampler, lithographs, a replica tour laminate, and a poster of the band’s late frontman Chester Bennington who sadly passed away in 2017. “It’s incredible to think it’s been 20 years since Hybrid Theory was released,” the band said in a statement. “All gratitude to our fans who made this epic journey we started 20 years ago possible. We dedicate our music to you. We rededicate our Hybrid Theory to you.” As part of this special upcoming release they have also shared a previously unreleased demo from the Hybrid Theory era called 'She Couldn't'. Check out the song below: You can pre-order this special anniversary reissue here: Pre-order now at linkinpa

REVIEW: Children Of The Atom - 'Radiation Blues' (Single)

Children Of The Atom are a Psyfi/Stoner Rock band who have an interesting unique sound by combining elements of classic Heavy Metal, Punk, Thrash, Space Rock, and Funk. The band were planning to release their sophomore album this year in time for a summer tour but the covid-19 crisis changed that like so many plans. So until their upcoming release is out check out their latest single ''Radiation Blues', it has got something for everyone to enjoy - slick melodic guitars, gritty hard-hitting vocals and great rhythms making for a fun and fast paced track upbeat rock track. Check out 'Radiation Blues' below: Instagram: @childrenofatomband

Back On Earth Release New Music Video 'Somebody Else'

  Back On Earth ’s brand new track 'Somebody Else' brings you all the emo vibes that you were missing from the 2000s era. That song will definitely become the soundtrack of your Summer. There’s a nostalgic aura in the sound, carried by the haunting voice of Clément. The chorus will get in your head instantly, as an anthem to move forward after hitting a point of no return. 'Somebody Else' is the 4th release of Back On Earth since their 2019 comeback. While previous tracks 'Youth' and 'Save Me' were produced respectively by Beau Burchell and Bertrand Poncet, this new song was produced by Federico Telesca who they have worked with on their previous single ‘Until Tonight’. Through this song, you can hear their influences such as Jimmy Eat World, Angels and Airwaves or The Dangerous Summer. The band is adding another side to its eclecticism and manages to carry you during their emotional journey. Check out the video for 'Somebody Else' below: https

Conquer Divide Return With New Song & Video "Chemicals"

Metalcore act Conquer Divide released their self-titled debut back in 2015 then since 2018 the band went quiet but now they are back with new single and video 'Chemicals'. Check out 'Chemicals' below:    "We know everyone's been dying to hear what we've been up to, and the short answer is that we had just taken a bit of a break to focus on our personal lives. We had a lot of time to reflect on what direction we wanted to go in next. I think collectively our musical tastes have all evolved. We still wanted to feel heavy and anthemic but it was important for us to step outside of our comfort zone moving forward," the band, which accumulated over 20 millions streams of its debut album, explains. About the new track, which was produced by Joey Sturgis and Tyler Smyth, the band shares, "'Chemicals' is about addiction from the perspective of an artist. More often than not, addiction can get swept under the rug or is almost encouraged in some

LAANG release new single and lyric video

Laang 冷 (meaning “cold” in Chinese) has released the debut single “我的漂浮屍體” (meaning “My Floating Corpse”) from their upcoming second album “Xinteng” (Sadness, loss) in the form of a lyric video. The music of Laang is based on the horrifying visions seen during a near-death experience of frontman Yang Haitao while medically dead. While the subject matter of the first album “Haiyang” (Ocean) primarily explored feelings of terror, Haitao reports that “Xinteng” will be strongly focused on the melancholic and depressive overtones of life after death. “我的漂浮屍體” gives a first glimpse at the new music of Laang’s second album “Xinteng”. “Xinteng” will be released worldwide on Austria’s Talheim Records in both physical and digital formats. Check out the new single and lyric video below: For more on LAANG:

Bleed Again Release New Single & Video 'Survive'

Metalcore quintet Bleed Again from Brighton UK are back with new single and video for 'Survive'. This is an exciting, hard-hitting and infectiously catchy metal anthem. Check out the video for 'Survive' below: For more on Bleed Again:

REVIEW: Elimination - 'Of Gods & Beasts' EP

Elimination  are a 3 piece thrash metal act hailing from Suffolk UK who formed back in 2007. They released their debut album two years later “Destroyed By Creation” which opened up many doors for the band and led to a quick release of their sophomore album "The Blood Of Titans' which was supported by a UK tour with Evile as well as festival appearances at the likes of Hammerfest. The band had a hiatus back in 2012 and returned in 2018 with a new line-up and now in 2020 they are ready to wreak havoc once again with their upcoming EP 'Of Gods & Beasts'... Opening track 'In The Name Of Violence' is blistering and insane throughout with effective and powerful group chants and soaring guitars, a great demanding and powerful start to the EP. 'The Return' showcases immediate crushing guitars and a sense of urgency but has a more optimistic and hopeful sound than the opener and a highly skilled solo to top it off, another boastful thrash meta

SURVIVE To Release Single "The Road to Hell is Paved by Goodwill" Ft. Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan + New Version For "Rules of Lies"

Tokyo based “Samurais from Hell”, SURVIVE - active in the world for over 20 years - have announced a new limited digital single "The Road to Hell is Paved by Goodwill", coming out August 31st. The single is featured by VENOM INC's Tony "Demolition Man" Dolan. Watch the trailer here: Furthermore SURVIVE have re-recorded a new version for "Rules of Lies" which was included in "Human Misery" album (2015), coming out also on August 31st. Just recently SURVIVE have released their first two Episode movies of the band’s history, in case you missed them, watch below. #1 - #2 - Also check out SURVIVE's guitar playthrough video for “Wrath”, watch here: As previously announced, SURVIVE were forced to postpone their 2020 UK and Baltic tour (March 18th – April 4th), due to Coronavirus pandemic. The tour will be rescheduled to


UK based hard rock trio Wolf Jaw drop brand new lyric video 'Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda' to mark the one year anniversary that saw their van and equipment stolen which prevented them from finishing their UK tour. The tragic event saw fans from all over unite and set up a page to help them. This video is a tribute to those people. The video also shows the journey of Wolf Jaw and how the band have progressed from playing small clubs and pubs to the notable Download Festival, an achievement that many bands can only ever dream of! The track comes from their 2019 album The Heart Won't Listen. "This song was was written about the theft of our van last year, it was also the first song musically that was written for 'The Heart Won't Listen" but also the last to get lyrics. When the van was stolen along with all of our gear we had a huge outpouring of support, it was incredible really all the offers of help, gear loans, messages from far and wide. There w