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PAPER CASTLES TAKE A HEADLINE SPOT AT THE SUNFLOWER LOUNGE FOR SINGLE LAUNCH

The self proclaimed “Worst band in the West Midlands” take to the stage on August 31st for their most important show to date – to celebrate the release of the upcoming single “Forest Road”. Written away from home, but recorded just around the corner at RML Studios, Wolverhampton. The single …

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Ten Ton Slug to release new single and video – Hunting Ground

Make of that what you will! The Galway slime is trudging faster than a slug should, having stormed the stages at MetalDays and Bloodstock this summer ready for a slot at HRH Doom vs Stoner and supporting Memoriam on tour in Ireland this September. ‘Hunting Ground ‘ gives five and …

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Deathstars announce UK tour for April 2020

After recently reuniting with guitarist CAT CASINO and celebrating their long-awaited comeback at major festivals such as WACKEN, GRASPOP and MASTERS OF ROCK, after a four year live absence – death glam sensation DEATHSTARS can’t wait to hit the road again and have announced the first dates of their upcoming …

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Agnostic Front to play Persistence Tour 2020!!

Legendary NYHC pioneers AGNOSTIC FRONT have been confirmed to play the 2020 instalment of the renowned Persistence Tour alongside fellow genre veterans GORILLA BISCUITS. PERSISTENCE TOUR 2020 DATES. GORILLA BISCUITS, AGNOSTIC FRONT + MORE TBA 15.01. DE Hamburg – Grosse Freiheit 36 16.01. DE Wiesbaden – Schlachthof 17.01. PL Wroclaw …

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Bootyard Bandits return with their raciest track to date ‘Country Music’!

Following hot on the heels of ‘Hoedown Showdown’ and ‘Ladies’ Man’, the Bandits bring you a bouncy and thoroughly fun little number that will have you grabbing your partner and doing the do-si-do in no time. Accompanying the single release is a riotous live video, shot during a sold out …

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Angel Witch Reveals Details for New Album ‘Angel of Light’

Angel Witch reveals details for new album, ‘Angel of Light’; Launches first single, “Don’t Turn Your Back” On November 1st, Angel Witch will release their fifth full-length, Angel of Light, via Metal Blade Records. Angel Witch‘s 1980 eponymous debut on Bronze records created shockwaves that would resonate throughout the nascent realm of thrash, doom …

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Youth Illusion release new single and announce EP plans

Brit newcomers YOUTH ILLUSION will set loose their ultra-magnetic debut EP, Terms Of Submission, on Friday 15th November. The rising tunesmiths have also dropped a lyric video for the track, Better Off – https://youtu.be/fFTJgM1vPBU   Harnessing emotive drive, contagious choruses and boundless energy, YOUTH ILLUSION pull influence from a variety …

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Rat Face Lewey reveal new single

UK alternative rockers RAT FACE LEWEY will release their all-consuming new album, The Fall Of Man, on Friday 6th September. In anticipation of this, the spirited alt-rockers have just set loose a new single and video for the track, The Pirate Song –  https://youtu.be/GghjBneC5rA .   When you listen to …

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Brit metal crew ‘Earthbound’ reveal new track

Brit melodic death metallers EARTHBOUND will unveil their much-anticipated sophomore EP, Desolate, on Friday 11th October. The explosive riff merchants have also just revealed a new track, Of Suffering – https://youtu.be/qxAkZXi28hQ .   UK metal crew EARTHBOUND have been causing a stir throughout the metal fraternity for the past eighteen …

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THE NEPTUNE POWER FEDERATION – New videoclip revealed

Australian psychedelic rock and roll occultists THE NEPTUNE POWER FEDERATION proudly present another song from their upcoming new album “Memoirs Of A Rat Queen”!   Bow to the Imperial Priestess and check out the video clip for “Bound For Hell” at this location: https://youtu.be/qGFLpOdwktM Premiered by Deaf Forever Magazine, Germany: https://www.deaf-forever.de/videopremiere-the-neptune-power-federation The band’s fourth studio album was …

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SMALLTOWN TIGERS – DEBUT SINGLE & UK DATES

Fast-rising garage-punks SMALLTOWN TIGERS announce the release of their debut single, along with their first ever UK dates. The band, from the east coast Italian city of Rimini, came together last year, cutting their teeth on the local squat scene before clinching the support slot on a tour with visiting …

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Phil Campbell talks ‘Old Lions Still Roar’

Legendary long-time MOTÖRHEAD guitarist PHIL CAMPBELL will release his first-ever solo record, ‘OLD LIONS STILL ROAR’ on October 25 via NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS. Today the iconic guitarist talks how the album came together. Watch the interview on the link above. ‘OLD LIONS STILL ROAR’ will be released in various formats (Slipcase CD, Vinyl, digital) and …

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AvaGrace reveal new video

AvaGrace come at you with an instantly rewarding explosive concoction of stout alt-rock, complete with mouthwatering hooks and immense riffs. The fivesome have an original but massively accessible sound which has picked up a range of favourable comparisons panning from Sasoin and Underoath, to Dance Gavin Dance. AvaGrace set loose …

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Heart Of A Coward announce UK Tour dates

Intrepid British metal quintet HEART OF A COWARD – who released their killer latest studio album _THE DISCONNECT_ in June of this year – are pleased to announce a run of UK tour dates this November. The run will consist of ten shows across our shores, with special guests due to be announced shortly. …

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Devilish Impressions unleash new single

Polish melodic black / death metal commando DEVILISH IMPRESSIONS will release their highly anticipated EP “POSTMORTEM WHISPERING CROWS” on September 13th 2019 via NON SERVIAM RECORDS. Today the band unleashes “CINGVLVM DIABOLI”, the second single taken from the follow up to their critically acclaimed 4th studio record “THE I”. Watch the video on the link …

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LEPROUS announce release of new album ‘Pitfalls’

Burgeoning Norwegian Rock outfit LEPROUS return with their sixth and most ambitious studio album to date entitled “Pitfalls”, set for release on October 25th, 2019 worldwide via InsideOutMusic. “Pitfalls” was once again recorded with David Castillo at Ghostward Studios (Opeth, Katatonia), but this time mixed by Adam Noble (Placebo, Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, Deaf …

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Bret Michaels Announces “Hometown Heroes Tour”

BRET MICHAELS, MUSIC ICON AND REALITY TV STAR’S “HOMETOWN HEROES TOUR”: NIGHT RANGER, LITA FORD, FIREHOUSE, JOE NICHOLS AND JOE DIFFIE JOIN MICHAELS FOR MULTI-CITY, ROCK AND ROLL CELEBRATION VETERAN’S DAY-TIMED SHOWS KICK OFF NOVEMBER 6, AT CASPER EVENT CITY ARENA IN CASPER WYOMING EACH SHOW WILL RECOGNIZE LOCAL ACTIVE …

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Nephilim reveal stunning new track

Rising UK metallers, NEPHILIM, draw from a range of contemporary metal. The North-East riff beasts have picked up favourable descriptors likening their sound to Avenged Sevenfold, Trivium, Killswitch Engage and Asking Alexandria. The ascending quintet have just revealed a new single, Remember Me, out now – http://hyperurl.co/dkjcae . The track …

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TIRADE DROP NEW VIDEO!

UK alternative rock quartet TIRADE continue their rise with the release of their stunning new EP, Nothing Dramatic, out on Friday 30th August. The band have also just released a video for the single, Burned Out – https://youtu.be/14z3UesMDAQ , which is out now.   Born in 2015, and taking influence …

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Municipal Waste announce 2019 Winter Tour

Richmond Virginia’s Municipal Waste released their sixth studio album ‘Slime And Punishment ‘  to rave reviews in 2017, and have been busy kicking ass ever since. The guys have been wrecking stages in countless countries across the globe with their killer live show. Today the band have another string to …

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