Dion – “Hymn To Him” featuring Patti Scialfa & Bruce Springsteen

Dion’s Blues With Friends, CD out June 5, represents the fulfillment of a lifelong vision. Dion explains the album’s impetus, “I wanted an album of songs that were strong and memorable and told stories that were worth telling.” His songwriting efforts were supported by a cadre of great players, each of whom jumped at the chance to collaborate with a music legend they think of in heroic terms. He’s quick to point out just how enduring this creative relationship has been, “The blues have been at the heart of my music since the early 1960s. ‘The Wanderer’ is a twelve-bar blues and I… Continue reading

One Step From Falling – Lung Butter

American art rock band, One Step From Falling, drops its latest album today, entitled Stuck on the Wayside, available on digital outlets everywhere via Pavement Entertainment. This latest album follows the band’s 2018 release, Stuck. Stuck on the Wayside was recorded at Downtown Music Studios in New York City. Lead singer Steve Reith says, “This album is our new born baby. We have been working on trying to find our voice as individuals. Painting a picture with five guys on one canvas can be a process. Luckily for us, what we have been shaping has drawn us closer as family and as artists and… Continue reading

INSIDIOUS DISEASE – Silenoz Discusses “Enforcers Of The Plague”

Norwegian death metal beasts INSIDIOUS DISEASE, featuring current/former members from DIMMU BORGIR, MORGOTH, NILE, SUSPERIA and NAPALM DEATH, recently unleashed a new single titled “Enforcers of the Plague” from their forthcoming album“After Death”. Today, the band has followed up with the release of a new album trailer, in which the band’s guitarist Silenoz delves deep into the meaning and creation of the song. Sonically inducing a depraved and morbid condition of the mind, INSIDIOUS DISEASE will return in 2020 to present their second full length album. Freshly signed to Nuclear Blast Records, the band convenes to create a modern venture into classic death… Continue reading

HAKEN – Canary Yellow

Progressive rockers Haken recently revealed their new studio album ‘Virus’, the follow-up to 2018’s acclaimed album ‘Vector’, will be released 5th June 2020. Now they are pleased to launch the video for the album’s second single ‘Canary Yellow’, a striking animated clip created by Crystal Spotlight. Watch it now here The band comments: “For Canary Yellow, we went in a more alternative direction, since we’re all big fans of bands like Radiohead, Elbow and Peter Gabriel. Those are artists who can portray quite dark subject matter through really beautiful music. Since the ‘Virus’ album is intended to be a metaphor for… Continue reading

Shannon LaBrie – Firewalker

Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, but based in Nashville since 2008, Shannon LaBrie brings to life insightful stories of a woman who remains true to herself in a life where uncertainty is certain. A fearless singer, guitarist and pianist, her music fuses a unique blend of Americana and Soul, while her emotionally-charged lyrics give a voice to the love and loss that she herself has experienced in her life to date. LaBrie’s powerful 2016 album, ‘War & Peace’ (her second full length record), was acclaimed by the likes of Rolling Stone, CMT and Paste magazine, subsequently achieving Top Ten placings on iTunes, Spotify Viral charts and Triple… Continue reading

PANDRADOR – Tiwaz

Pandrador just premiered the first single “Tiwaz” taken off the upcoming album “Ov Rituals, Ov Ancestors, Ov Destiny”’ on their YouTube channel. The album will be out on the 19th of June 2020. ‘’Tiwaz’’ is a fanatical prayer of a dying man, during his glorious last stand, right before he dies. He refers his words to one-handed God, Sovereign of War – Tyr (ᛏᛦᚱ). With that proclamation, he sacrifices his soul, his humanity, and his life energy in exchange for becoming an Einherjar in Valhalla. He will remain Gods’ servant until he is deprived of free will and humanity soul will die during Ragnarök – forever.… Continue reading

The Wise Man’s Fear – new album

Indiana metal sextet and champions of fantasycore THE WISE MAN’S FEAR will reveal the next chapter of their epic journey with the release of their 3rd album, Valley of Kings, on May 29th on Sharptone Records. After tallying 5 million independent streams, the band brings its initial trilogy full circle in 2020 on Valley of Kings. “It’s like Journey to the Center of the Earth meets The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring with a tragic twist at the end,” explains Paul. “Our first three releases fold into each other. Castle in the Clouds took place in… Continue reading

Destrends – Missing People

DESTRENDS release new EP ‘Wasteland’, out now on Bread & Butter Records. Melbourne-based post punks DESTRENDS have a remarkable way of driving their gritty hooks straight through the core of their listeners. After recently releasing two stand out singles ‘Medication’ and ‘Missing People’ DESTRENDS have released their new EP Wasteland, containing the two aforementioned singles and two new cuts ‘Wasteland’ and ‘Peaches’. Wasteland is a continuation of DESTRENDS propensity to capture zeitgeist in a powerful yet accessible sonic tapestry. Stream/Buy Wasteland here: https://smarturl.it/Destrends-Wasteland DESTRENDS are a Melbourne based post-punk collective who produce an angular, bass-driven sound and have built a reputation… Continue reading

Final Coil – “Spider Feet” Live @ The Lab

Convicted Of The Right is the brand new EP from Final Coil. Featuring the atmospheric title track (taken from the critically acclaimed The World We Left Behind For Others), and three session tracks, specially recorded for the release, it is available as a download and limited edition cassette, featuring artwork from bassist Jola Stiles. For the occasion, FINAL COIL unleashed their video for the track “Spider Feet” Spider Feet was one of the highlights of Final Coil’s impressive debut, Persistence Of Memory. A lengthy piece, with a strong progressive influence, it showcases a powerful dynamic before building to an epic… Continue reading

BURSTERS(버스터즈) – ‘Smell the Rot’

April 2019 saw a Korean act debut at No. 1 in the UK album charts (the first ever No. 1 by a Korean artist in the UK), February 2020 saw a Korean film win the Best Picture award at the Oscars. Korean culture is taking over….! Following the release of their UK debut album “Once and for All”, via Evermore Music in March 2020, Korean sensation act BURSTERS have just released a brand new lyric video for the single “Smell The Rot”, which can be viewed here. BURSTERS draw inspiration from every corner of the rock fabric and are not… Continue reading