The story of Norris is a sordid affair of five musicians and their tale of determination and unwavering aspiration to make the most challenging and forward-thinking music possible. Not so long ago, Norris tirelessly spent much of their time making a name for themselves in the Thunder Bay, Ontario music scene and, although they still have a close fondness to their hometown, the need to branch out and leave the Thunder Bay basin and move around the country was inevitable.
Death Valley Driver have been bulldozing their red mud-fueled swamp metal since 2008 and like their namesake, the band will leave you with a sore neck and a few bruises. Since their inception they've shared the stage with Canadian rockers White Cowbell Oklahoma, Neuraxis, Fuck the Facts as well as East Coast heavyweights Iron Giant, The Motorleague, Black Moor and Orchid’s Curse.
Between The Buried And Me (aka BTBAM) is set to release their new album The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues on April 12, 2011 via Metal Blade Records. The three-song strong, 30 minute tour de force was recorded at Canada's Metalworks Studios and Rattlebox Studios and produced and engineered by the Grammy award-winning David Bottrill (Tool, Muse, King Crimson, Dream Theater, etc.). Check out this 6 minute premiere of the song "Spectacular Reflection"
Cypherseer's much anticipated follow-up to the critically acclaimed debut Awakening Day, is stronger, heavier, faster and an overall outstanding sophomore effort for this young band. Equipped with an arsenal of new members, Cypherseer's Origins features fierce guitar work and vocals that highlight the powerful rhythmic ensemble. Origins was edited and mixed by well known talent Fredrik Nordstrom (In Flames, Dark Tranquility, Dream Evil).
The Great Valley released their highly anticipated LP entitled Ruthless on March 1st, 2011. The release is packed with 8 brand new songs that come straight from the heart. The band's lead single "Dirty Work" has been picked for rotation by several rock radio stations across the country and debuted at 125 on iTunes top 200 Rock Charts.
Isle Of Thieves are a band that have been taking the GTA by storm. Having recently released their album Only Human the group has played amongst some notable bands within Canada. Through all these great shows Isle Of Thieves have built a solid fanbase who adorn the IOT name across their shirts. "Rockstar" is the first single off their debut album Only Human and is sure to get stuck in your head. So click play and get ready for this amazing track!
Party at Her Place! began with a great vision from David Bowles, after the retiring of his previous band, Shipshape and Bristol Fashion. Upon leaving the band he realized the "scene" was missing a different sound and needed something much more gratifying. An electronic band was something that had not been done before in his hometown, to do it he knew he would have to do it the right way.
Forgotten Fable: derived from a forgotten story of morals. What those morals are is up to the person who hears them. FF is about duality, two separate meanings from the same thing. The lyrics and names both have two meanings. They are a group showing a culture without morals, describing lives and roads traveled in misery, because the people have forgotten the morals of the land, the honor of mankind.
A Loss For Words are at the top of the list of hardworking bands currently out there. Having released 3 EPs and their full-length album, The Kids Can't Lose since 2005, they are a group with unstoppable dedication, hard work, and creativity. A Loss For Words have been regarded by members of Bayside, Four Year Strong and Bane as the hardest working band out there right now.
To say Madison, Alabama's MyChildren MyBride are a driving force in today's hardcore and metal scene would be the understatement of the year. With over thirty thousand copies of their Solid State Records debut Unbreakable sold in the US, countless tours under their belt and a brand new record in its final stages, MyChildren MyBride are ready to continue to pummel the world with their innovative blend of metal and hardcore.
Kid Liberty has an aggressive combination of many genres with their latest release, Fight With Your Fists. Kid Liberty is determined to land a place in the heart of every person that comes across their music. If that's not enough for you, they've got a live show that will most certainly catch your attention. With the mentality of a hardcore band and the catchy melodies of a pop band, this is a band that will leave you dumbfounded. This is Kid Liberty!
Sons of the Lawless were formed in the Los Angeles area, where all four members met out of the ashes of previous bands and joined forces to create something unique and special. Compiling an eclectic mix of various genres and influences ranging from The Raconteurs, The Ramones, Black Flag and Nirvana to The Smiths, Tori Amos, Kings Of Leon, and Dwight Yoakum, the songs address real issues and topics people can relate to.
If you believe it's becoming ever harder to make music that's individual, fascinating, contemporary, timeless and just tinglingly exctiting, then you've clearly not come across Achilla as yet. So, just who are Achilla, and what makes them one of the best young rock bands around right now?
Sheffield, England’s While She Sleeps is pleased to announce their recent signing with Good Fight Music. The band has a new album set for a digital only release on November 22nd, 2010, entitled The North Stands for Nothing. While She Sleeps formed with a blue collar and hard nosed work ethic that resulted in them playing close to 300 shows across the UK and mainland Europe.
When vocalist Ethan Isaac (then of the band Wooden) was introduced to guitarist Jonathan Svec (ex-Splender) by one-time partners Arma Andon and Claude Villani (Godsmack, RA, Petshop Boys, Sinead O’Connor), the two musicians became kindred spirits. They were both big fans of classic but divergent American rockers like Bruce Springsteen as well as European superstars like Led Zeppelin and U2.
Atom Smash harness just the right sonic chemistry on their full-length Jive Records debut, Love Is In The Missile. Over the course of the record's eleven tracks, the quartet pumps out one anthem after another. First single "Do Her Wrong" is loaded with rumbling riffs, calculated grooves and an unforgettable hook.
Haunted Shores is a progressive metal project based out of Washington D.C. and NYC. It currently consists of former Periphery frontman Chris Barretto on vocals, Mark Holcomb guitar/bass, and Misha (Bulb) Mansoor producer/programmer. The group is working on a full length album as well as putting together a full band…
Cyclamen is a progressive metal band from the UK. The band consists of Hayato Imanishi, Duncan Lee, Nano Sigo, Olly Steele, and Ed Newman. Cyclamen has also worked with Mikee Goodman (SikTh) and Travis Orbin (Sky Eats Airplane) and are in the process of working on a full length as well. Enjoy this song stream and get…
With a blend of old-school punk, world beat and modern pop influences, Chicago-based AM Taxi combines experience with exuberance on their Virgin Records debut, We Don’t Stand A Chance. The band was formed almost two years ago - with the encouragement of Sublime producer Miguel Happoldt - by longtime Windy City bandmates…
Featuring members of Season Of Mist recording artist PSYKUP, French innovators MOPA (My Own Private Alaska) might be the band to save rock and roll. Proposing both music and a lifestyle, MOPA brings such an emotional heavy that’s artistic, creative, and the next level of dimension. MOPA consists of classical and catchy piano…