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Hard Rock Band GEARS Release New Single 'See Me'

  MIAMI, FL - HARD ROCK BAND GEARS RELEASE (6/11) "SEE ME". Continuing the active hard rock vein listeners have come to anticipate, "SEE ME" again delivers with a force and lyric content that conveys a message from lead vocalist -Trip Six. GEARS will be releasing a new EP in 2021, featuring the hard rock singles "So What?", "GAME", the newly released "SEE ME", and a couple of additional new tracks. GEARS decisively fulfils a solid active hard rock sound. Continually creating a resonating atmosphere that defines who GEARS is, leaving music that stays in the ear and plays over in your head. "SEE ME" has been released with TLG Entertainment/INgrooves. Check out the video for 'See Me' below: ' "See Me" is about being wise enough to know that one's expectations influence their perceptions. What we believe to be true about someone or a situation may be our perspective and not the actual reality."

CASKETS unveil latest single 'The Only Ones'

  Heavy Music Award nominees Caskets are proud to reveal 'The Only Ones', the third single from their upcoming debut album 'Lost Souls'. In regards to the new single, vocalist Matt Flood comments "The Only Ones is a song about losing someone you loved, and coming to terms with the fact that it is actually down to your own actions as to why the other person left and that it hurts to know that the other person is hurting just as much." Watch the video for 'The Only Ones' now at: Preorder the band's debut album 'Lost Souls' on various formats now from: Watch the video for 'Glass Heart' now at: Watch the video for 'Lost In Echoes' now at: 'Lost Souls' Tracklist 1. The Only Ones 2. Glass Heart 3. Hold Me Now 4. Lost in Echoes 5. Clarity 6. Hopes & Dreams 7. Drowned in Emotion 8. Lose Myself 9. The Final Say

Sublevel Records Announces Exodus "Pleasures of the Frets: The Guitar Anthology Volume 2" Guitar Book

  The sequel to our best-selling guitar book is finally here! Pleasures of the Frets: The Guitar Anthology Volume 2 features guitar tab and notation for 12 killer songs from the Exodus catalog. All songs were transcribed note for note from the original recordings by Heathen/Exodus live guitarist Kragen Lum and Ernie Ball's Match the Master award winner Evan Bradley. Learn how to play the songs exactly as the band plays them with these 100% accurate transcriptions! Presented in 2 guitar format so you can learn to play every riff and solo just as Gary Holt, Rick Hunolt and Lee Altus played them on the albums. Includes a foreword by Exodus guitar legend Rick Hunolt! 256 pages. The Deluxe Print Edition of the book also includes an exclusive Exodus Pleasures of the Frets guitar pick and two-sided bookmark set plus a Digital Copy of the book in PDF format. The Deluxe Print Edition is only available through SubLevel Records! Print Edition and eBook also available. Physical books shipping

Florida-based melodic death metal masters THE ABSENCE Release "This Consuming Nocturne" Video

  Florida-based melodic death metal masters THE ABSENCE have unveiled a live-action lyric video for “This Consuming Nocturne”, the fourth preview track from the group’s new album “Coffinized,” which will be released in 2 days, June 25 via M-Theory Audio. The video is now Live via the band's YouTube and can be viewed here:    Vocalist, Jamie Stewart adds: “With the lyric video for This Consuming Nocturne we went for a silent film visual, coupled with the song’s gloomy, yet triumphant atmosphere. The track itself, also serves in part as a sequel to the song Walking Shadows, released in 2019. Where Walking Shadows speaks of a dark, self-reflective realization, This Consuming Nocturne is about searching through the darkness itself, facing the lonely registers of night. It’s about finding your answers, waiting under the drape of twilight.” Hailed by Decibel for “leaving the majority of melodic death metal’s recent history chewing dust,” “Coffinized” – w

KISS Launch Official 'Cold Gin' Drink

  You wanted the best, you got the best - ice-cold KISS gin to go with your tonic! It's what legions of KISS fans have been waiting for since the release of the band's classic track “Cold Gin” in 1974. You can now crank up the music and raise a glass of KISS Cold Gin to unleash your inner Rockstar! Following the massive success of the 2020 launch of KISS Rum Kollection portfolio, Brands For Fans, KISS and their licensing agent, Epic Rights, responded to the overwhelming demand from fans for another high-quality KISS beverage. Don't consider gin a rock 'n' roll liquor? – think again! Like the band, KISS Cold Gin is bold and uncompromising. Inspired by the band's roots in New York City, KISS gin creates a taste explosion that's always cranked up to 11. It's only natural that rock titans, KISS, collaborated with an award-winning company like Brands For Fans to create a product as pure as the rock 'n' roll they play. KISS Cold Gin has a five-time d

RFL Records Celebrate 5 Year Anniversary with Free Streaming Event August 28th

  RFL Records Celebrate 5 Year Anniversary with Free Streaming Event Summer is about to get screaming hot! For those who like to rock in the fast lane, RFL Records is celebrating its five year anniversary and it's gonna be a scorcher. The Pittsburgh-based label will be including in its 2021 festivities the RFL Slammin' & Jammin' Artist Showcase on Saturday, August 28th to celebrate the milestone. The event is begin presented by Keep it Metal Promotions and Wrecking Ball Metal Fest. RFL's Vice President of Operations, Doug Franklin, felt an RFL artist showcase was something the label needed to do for both the bands and the fans, not only as a way to celebrate the company's anniversary, but as a way to show its appreciation. “I was inspired by watching the recent Metal May I Fest streams. I thought…why shouldn't we have an all RFL festival like this?” said Franklin. “These online events are very well put together…there's a really cool element of fan intera


Memory of a Melody hailing for San Antonio, Texas, is a five-piece band combining their energetic songs and live antics to convey their music that is not only meant to be heard but also to be felt and experienced. They have released a new lyric video, the second track off their latest EP "Burn Alive" "Burn Alive" is about that feeling you get when you'd rather Burn Alive over not being with someone or something that you're in love with? crave or are addicted to? This song is about our hiatus and how we'd rather Burn Alive over never playing together as a band again. Check out the lyric video for "Burn Alive" below: Drums and Rhythm Guitars Produced by: Bryan Scott Mix, Engineering and Digital Editing by: Todd "Taz" Anthony Osterhouse at Blue Ocean Music Group "Burn Alive" is now available for streaming on SPOTIFY and all other digital platforms. For More Information Visit:

LUNARSEA Sign With Split Screen Management

  Split Screen Management has a huge pleasure to announce the signing of Italian melodic death metallers LUNARSEA! Elements such as growling, screaming, clean vocals, blast beat, synths and tipically power-prog riffs are the core and the peculiarity of Lunarsea style and soul. Guitarist Fabiano Romagnoli stated: "Time has come! We're back and ready to promote live our latest and hyped album called "Earthling/Terrestre" released in January 2020. "Earthling/Terrestre" is considered by most media/reviewer as our best album so far, but we were so unluckly to release it 2 months before covid pandemic comes out unfortunately. After 12 months of studio and promotion activity, by releasing 4 lyric video, a collaboration with Bjorn "Speed" Strid from Soilwork and dozen of rehearsal, we get in touch again with Tarja and Roberto from the brand new SPLIT SCREEN MANAGEMENT agency for a new collaboration, and we're very proud of them for all the works they

Holding Absence announce 'The Greatest Mistake Of My Life' Live & In Colour Livestream

  Holding Absence are proud to announce that on Saturday 10th July they will be performing 'The Greatest Mistake Of My Life' in it's entirety, Live & In Colour. The show will be streamed from the picturesque Portland House in Cardiff and will feature some extremely special guests. Frontman Lucas Woodland comments: “We are ecstatic to announce that Holding Absence will be performing 'The Greatest Mistake Of My Life' in FULL for the people of the internet on Saturday July 10th! We’ve worked super hard to make this a special experience for fans of our band - regardless of their location - and can’t wait for people to hear this album in full for the very first time. Hellbent on making this the best experience possible, we enlisted not only Grammy-nominated producer Romesh Dodangoda (who produced previous singles ‘Gravity’ and ‘Birdcage’ and mixed the Bring Me The Horizon ‘Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ DVD) and director Zak Pinchin (who worked with the band on '

Metalcore Newcomers In Shallows' Debut Single "Phantom Grace" Out Now

  IN SHALLOWS- Colin Trombley (vocals), Bobby Wharton (guitar), Nick Keane (drums), and Cam  Bostwick  (bass)- officially released their debut single " Phantom Grace ". The song was recorded and produced over at Hell Here Studios by Robbie Litchfield. It was mixed and mastered by Randy Pasquarella over at Pasquarella Recordings. The music video was shot, directed, and edited by Ian Urquhart of Urquhart Productions. The track is about battling internal demons in all forms including mental illness, memories that are burnt into your head that you're seeking to get by, and self-reflection through hardships. "Phantom Grace" is available on Spotify and most other online streaming platforms. You can check out the video for the track below!

Punk band FORE release video for new single, “Repeated Subtraction”

  We live in a world filled with metal bands, so enter: FORE. Formed last spring and featuring current and former members of KREATOR, VENOM INC, INHUMAN CONDITION, OLD JAMES, and THE ABSENCE, the quartet self-released their first album “Hombres” in August of 2020. The band’s 12-song, 22-minute debut album brought back the sounds of 80s/early 90s hardcore, nodding to bands like Bad Religion, The Offspring, NOFX, and Pennywise in 12 songs, totalling 22 minutes. Today, the band releases a brand new song called “Repeated Subtraction”, with an accompanying music video, which can be viewed below. The video was filmed, directed and edited by Matthias Kollek at Vault Video, with additional footage filmed by Jeramie & Deidra Kling. “We are so excited to begin the second chapter in FORE’s history! This tune gets pretty vicious, but it has an insanely catchy, and soothing vocal done by the ever-talented Brian “The Canadian Glenn Hughes” Stephenson! He wrote some killer/clever lyrics, whi


  7 O'Clock is the new single from The Quireboys, the re-recorded classic is set to be released on 18th June as a double A-side with a live version alongside a video from a show at London’s prestigious O2 Kentish Town Forum, during the lads sold out concert immortalised in the ’35 & Live’ DVD release. Over three decades on from the original release of A Bit of What You Fancy, these gypsy rock n rollers have recorded an anniversary edition of the legendary album which is set to land on 16th July initially with the CDs, then Blue Vinyl copies available in the following weeks. This studio re-recording of their iconic first album will reflect the current Gypsy Rock n Roll sound of The Quireboys, and prove to be powerful, inspirational, and full of all the quality of a modern-day recording. Over the next few weeks, we will be spreading the word once more about this stunning album, with the aim to get the lads into the charts where they truly deserve to be! The single, 7 O'Cloc


  As we fast approach our first festival back at HRH, it is with a heavy heart that we have to say that LA Guns are staying in the US for the foreseeable future - meaning they sadly won’t be taking part in any forthcoming HRH events. However….we are thrilled to announce that Tigertailz will be doing a special Bezerk anniversary set for this year’s HRH Sleaze IV Festival! In addition, we are super excited to share the news that Mercury Riots, The City Kids, Last Great Dreamers, Gypsy Pistoleros as well as Stevie R. Pearce & The Hooligans will also be joining the explosive line-up at HRH Sleaze IV, hitting the stage with the likes of The Quireboys, Michael Monroe, Pretty Wild, Mercury Riots, Midnite City, and Plastic Tears. The HRH crew can not wait to welcome you all back safely to an HRH event and this will be the first time in over 18 months where we will all be reunited with music after the pandemic shook the world. The event takes place at the O2 Academy in Sheffield across 28th

Letters Sent Home Release New Song/Video feat. Being As An Ocean singer Joel Quartuccio

  Driving, energetic and with a catchy pop-appeal starts “Misery Loves Company”. In contrast to the dark pop side of Letters Sent Home’s previous single “Blue Lights”, the band from Hannover/Wolfsburg, Germany now inspires with blends of heavy post-hardcore. This newfound heaviness underlines the significance of the song’s deep topic, which narrates of loving a person too much and projecting their problems on yourself. A situation that always leads to misery. “Wanna break free, but misery loves company.” It’s the R&B vocals, as well as the shouts of Joel Quartuccio, that make this song so unique and fusion it into a contrast-loaded, yet dynamic interplay filled with emotions. Choosing Quartuccio as a guest is no coincidence at all. The passion and emotion deep in his voice always touched every single member of Letters Sent Home. “We wanted to highlight the emotional aspect with power and furthermore wanted to integrate shouts”, as singer Emily explains. In fact, Being As An Ocean i


  Baton Rouge, Louisiana Hard Rock/Metal Band Ventruss Release their next single/video "Sentiment" with MVK Music Group. Ventruss continues to push their own southern brand of melodic nu-metalcore as they bring up their level over and over again. "Sentiment" is their own sound of metal riffs and, anthemic drums. Lyrically "Sentiment" addresses the topic of self-doubt; revealing the struggle and how it affects the mind by relaying a personal narrative. Ventruss takes a look at the complexities as they continue to create and define their brand with their latest "Sentiment". Carving their place in the metal world and opening for Buckcherry in Baton Rouge - Ventruss is bringing it this summer! Check out the official lyric video for 'Sentiment' below: "There's a lot to take from "Sentiment". Mental illness is real and can affect relationships with family and friends. It may be hard to understand from the outside and can

Japan's Sailing Before The Wind Release "Break the Silence (Rerecorded)"

  The Tokyo-based metalcore outfit Sailing Before The Wind release their second single of 2021 as a follow-up to " Cross The Ocean (Rerecorded) " which was released back in March of this year. The band is back with their new single " Break the Silence (Rerecorded) ". This single is a re-recording of the original track that was on their EP " A Ray of Light " (2012). The band has been centered around bassist and composer Bitoku Sakamoto who is the only constant member of the lineup. He is also known as a former touring bassist for Crystal Lake. This self-released single features vocalist Kneeya and guitarist Takaya, who are founding members of the band, to celebrate the band's 10th anniversary. The track was produced, mixed, and mastered by Bitoku. The lyrics have been rewritten around the theme of the band's 10-year struggle to get out f Japan's small metalcore scene. Some of the riffs and lead guitars have also been rearranged to make it sound

INTERVIEW - Act Of Denial: "we just want to play some early melodic death metal that we grew up with"

Act Of Denial is an international all-star melodic death metal project formed last year in 2020 during the pandemic. So far, they have just unleashed singles ahead of their debut album later in the year. The project was the creation of lead guitarist/songwriter and producer Vojan Koceic or Voi Cox (Koziak, Victim), as he likes to be known and guitarist/lyricist Luger (Benighted, Koziak). Together they have assembled a hell of a line-up for their mighty metal project, which is currently comprised of vocalist Bjorn Speed Strid (Soilwork), bassist Steve Di Giorgio (Death, Testament), drummer Krimh (Septicflesh) and keyboardist John Lönnmyr (The Night Flight Orchestra). Along with other prominent special guests such as Bobby Koelble (Death), Peter Wichers (ex Soilwork), Matias “IA” Eklundh (Freak Kitchen) and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Guns N’ Roses, Sons of Apollo), who all contributed solos to the album. Their early melodic death metal sound and impressive line-up got my attention, so I had