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Myrath to release live album

The Tunisian metal blazing desert metallers Myrath are back in 2020 with their first ever live album ‘Live In Carthage ‘, out on 17th April via earMusic. The album features stunning live recordings of the best songs from previous Myrath albums, including: ‘Believer ‘, ‘Dance ‘, ‘Get Your Freedom Back …

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ECLIPSE : Live from the Quarantine

ECLIPSE LIVE FROM THE QUARANTINE 01.04.20 @ 7pm UK online concert streamed live from Stockholm tickets play.staylive.se/blackbox/l/26509   Having been forced to postpone live dates all over the world due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Swedish hard rock act Eclipse are performing an online concert that will be streamed live from Stockholm …

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Absolva release lyric video for ‘Legion’

Melodic British metal band Absolva have released a second video from their upcoming album ‘Side by Side’. ‘Legion’ is a lyric video based on the stunning original coverart by Akirant Illustration who has previously worked on projects for Iron Maiden and Star Wars, adapted and animated here by the talented …

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King Diamond to re-issue classic albums

On April 24th, KING DIAMOND will release CD and LP versions of the classic albums ‘ABIGAIL ‘ and ‘FATAL PORTRAIT ‘ via Metal Blade Records. The vinyl editions will feature spined sleeves with an insert and download card, and the CD’s will contain a mini-LP CD-insert with a small fold-out …

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Cult Of Lilith Sign Worldwide Deal

Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Iceland’s CULT OF LILITH to its worldwide roster! Formed in 2015, CULT OF LILITH draws inspiration from multiple genres and time periods of music: metal (and all of its sub-genres), jazz, blues, flamenco, avant-garde, baroque and classical music. Uncompromising, raw and brutal, with …

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STATE OF MILLENIA UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FROM DEBUT ALBUM

Emerging quintet STATE OF MILLENIA have just set loose a stunning new single and video for the track, Sorry At the Start, which is lifted from their spanking debut album, Feel Alive, out Friday 3rd April.   Siblings, Reece and Dylan Boulton (respectively, guitarist and bassist) have had shared musical …

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FALSE HEARTS DELIVER NEW VIDEO FROM SPANKING NEW EP!

Brit Newcomers FALSE HEARTS will reveal their engrossing new EP, Remedy, on Friday 3rd April. The highly rated four piece have also just released a stunning new track and video, also called, Remedy –  https://youtu.be/GJpoqCnRS60   Dispatching a sound that lifts from everyone from Halestorm, Muse, and Shinedown, to The …

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DEAD REYNOLDS REVEAL NEW VIDEO & DETAIL EP PLANS!

Emerging alt-rockers DEAD REYNOLDS have revealed their brand new single and video, Lines, https://youtu.be/MYVqfiQJGh0 . The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming sophomore EP, Frontier, which arrives on Friday 19th June.   Coming at you from East Anglia, DEAD REYNOLDS draw from the punchy delivery of Frank Carter, the …

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Napalm Death / Grave albums re-issued

Two reissued historical albums have been officially released and available to buy! Punishment 18 Records is proud to give light again to two very important full length records in the history of extreme metal: ‘Smear Campaign ‘ from Napalm Death, pioneers of British grindcore, originally released in 2006, and 1994 …

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SHIRAZ LANE : full live show streaming online 03.04.20 @ 6pm UK Time

SHIRAZ LANE full live show SemiLive @ Studio Storia 03.04.20 / 6pm UK time streaming online semilive.fi  tickets available here VIBRATION I  EP out now includes ‘Do You’ video Finnish hard rockers Shiraz Lane recently completed a trip to North America (for the Monsters of Rock Cruise), as well as their first headlining tour of mainland Europe, just before …

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Post-Punk Band SMALL PLANETS Release Music Video/EP in Aid of Homeless Crisis in L.A.

POST-PUNK BAND SMALL PLANETS SHARE NEW MUSIC VIDEO IN AID OF HOMELESS CRISIS IN LOS ANGELES Los Angeles-based post-punk quintet SMALL PLANETS last winter released their self-titled debut album which was mastered by the multi-Grammy Award-winning engineer Andy Walter (David Bowie, The Who, The Cure) at the legendary Abbey Road studios in London, UK. Yesterday, March 26, the band partnered with Buzzbands LA–which …

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SHVPES RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, ‘LION’S DEN’

SHVPES RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE & VIDEO, ‘LION’S DEN’  + ANNOUNCE 20-DATE UK HEADLINE TOUR FOR NOV 2020   SHVPES – Photo credit: Ryan Chang  SHVPES have released a brand new single, ‘Lion’s Den’, with a twisted & thrilling music video! Check it out HERE. “I think a lot of us can find ourselves …

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K-Rockers Bursters – New Video “Smell The Rot”

Debut UK Album “Once and for All” Released 27thMarch 2020Video For New Single “Smell The Rot” HERE “Bursters: The New Face of Korean Rock” – Kerrang Magazine, July 2019 April 2019 saw a Korean act debut at No. 1 in the UK album charts (the first ever No. 1 by a Korean …

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PSYCHOSTICK SET FOR FREE LIVE-STREAM “CABIN FEVER CONCERTS”!!!

Legendary Comedy Metal Band PSYCHOSTICK are looking to relieve the anxiety and boredom of social distancing with a series of FREE, live stream “Cabin Fever Concerts” every Thursday at 5:00 pm EST. In true form, the foursome will be performing and interacting with fans in real time, providing a unique interactive experience! The Chicago …

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Eye Licker offers all music for free during Coronavirus Pandemic

Manchester Hard-core Punk band Eye Licker have announced that from today they are offering all their digital releases on Bandcamp to be free of charge for the duration of the Coronavirus outbreak. Guitarist and founding member Lee states: “From now until everything blows over, whenever that will be, we have …

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Marc Urselli offers free mixing for bands as part of giveaway

Renowned producer Marc Urselli (U2, Foo Fighters, Nick Cave, John Zorn, Mike Patton) is mixing three bands for FREE as a part of a giveaway he is hosting to support independent artists during the coronavirus crisis. All bands need to do to sign up is go HERE and enter their bands name. …

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Crimson Star deliver new track and video

Pulling in from a variety of influences vacillating from Queens Of The Stone age, Foo Fighters, and Black Sabbath, through to Muse, CRIMSON STAR have created a sound that is loaded with vigorous riffs, forceful energy and infectious refrains. The band’s brand new single, Living A Lie, is out now – …

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Age Of Emergence release lyric video for ‘Stone Cold Icarus’

Australian Progressive Metal/Hard Rock band AGE OF EMERGENCE released the second single and lyric video, ‘Stone Cold Icarus ‘ from their upcoming EP ‘The War Within Ourselves ‘. The EP release is planned for 27 March 2020. ‘The War Within Ourselves ‘follows their first act EP, ‘Plea for a Dying …

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Dirty Sound Magnet Release Their Prophetic Music Video Organic Sacrifice

Dirty Sound Magnet Release Their Prophetic Music Video Organic Sacrifice Swiss alternative rockers Dirty Sound Magnet have released their new music video Organic Sacrifice. The song, that might be called the Corona Blues, is yet another one of Dirty Sound Magnet’s prophetic tracks. The music was written in 2018, the video was shot in October 2019, but …

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BULLETS AND OCTANE Release “Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog”

US hard rock band, BULLETS AND OCTANE, have released a new music video for ‘Ain’t Gonna Be Your Dog‘, co-written with ex Buckcherry guitarist Keith Nelson. The song is taken from the new album “Riot Riot Rock N Roll“, out worldwide physical and digitally on April 24th via Bad MoFo Records/Cargo Records UK. The video can …

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