The history of Nephelium traces itself back to the late 1990s in the small Arabian city of Dubai. There, guitarist Alex Zubair and drummer Alan Madhavan had a vision of a band with equal amounts of brutality and complexity, which stayed true to the roots of old-school Death Metal yet forged ahead with…
From the warped streets of Hollywood, California, Portrait Of Gray was formed. Mixing a variety of individual tastes into a collaboration that blends heavy riffs, odd metering, off-kilter time changes, melodic interludes, and forceful growls, the resulting concoction will leave you wanting more!
Progressive post-metal band The Matador will showcase their debut release Descent into the Maelstrom in its entirety, when they open for Boston band Doomriders and I Exist at The Zoo on July 22nd, 2011.
All Shall Perish are like the Oakland Raiders, the football team from where the band resides; full of bad asses and if you’re a hater expect to get a ton of shit from their diehard fans, if not the rims of your car stolen. With people like Kirk Hammett (Metallica) and Rob Flynn (Machine Head) citing the band as favorites, it’s only a matter a time before the franchise known as All Shall Perish starts to fill sports arenas themselves.
Set It Free is a 5-piece rock band from Brick, New Jersey who formed in 2010. The band recorded their first self-titled EP at Trax East Studio with Engineer Eric Rachel. This laid the foundation of their popularity with their local fans. The band is noted for their blend of uplifting pop/rock melodies and high energetic live performances. The band’s name, Set It Free, refers to the mindset of living everyday with freedom and a positive outlook in life.
The Dangerous Summer is an Indie/rock band from Ellicott City, Maryland. Check out the amazing new song, "Good Things" and get ready for the release!
Armed with their unique blend of hard rock and metal, relentless self-promotion, and an unrivaled spirit of hustle, S.Y.F.T (pronounced "sift") fought their way through to the top tier of Seattle’s legendarily crowded music scene.
Off the heels of 2009’s Blind Faith Loyalty, critically-acclaimed melodic thrash metallers Crown The Lost return with their third album, Cold Pestilent Hope. The album was recorded during the first half of 2010 at Soundscape Studios in the band’s hometown of Pittsburgh, PA with producer Dave Watson.
Blackwater James has been called "straight up, invigorating, American hard rock", a "band of swagger", and "blazing a rock n’ roll revival", and they live up to every word on their sophomore release EP aptly titled VOL 1. with the hit single "Blackheart".
Comprised of Alexander (vocals, guitars, keyboard), Joey C (bass, backing vocals) and Prentice (drums, backing vocals). Stretford End combines a catchy rock/pop sound moulded together with crunching guitars, soaring vocal melodies, and relentless percussion.
Bad Sports was formed in 2007 in Denton, Texas by Orville Neeley, Daniel Fried and Gregory Rutherford, who came from a variety of different bands in the North Texas area. Their debut self-titled full-length was released in late 2009 on Douchemaster Records following a string of singles, and showed the band's songwriting mature.
My Amends is a 5-piece South Florida-based hard rock band with a signature hard-driving, intensely-emotional sound and brutally honest lyrics that have established them as a credible music force. Since their inception in late 2008, My Amends have laid the groundwork to becoming one of the most intriguing bands in their genre and are proving they have only just begun to scratch the surface.
Founded on raw energy, sweat, and a bit of blood, the sound of The Baketones project has been lingering in receptive ears since the post-medieval industrial caveman era. Playing their little Baketone hearts out, seeking their own spot in this crazy world, the band continues on with more garage-banging tunes that can spark up many a fire.
Canadian instrumental progressive metal trio TRUCK have released two versions of their new album. One is a free digital download that contains the original instrumental album. The other is a CD entitled Passengers that features a host of vocalists from the Alberta metal scene and is available for paid download.
Since their incarnation, just under two years ago on a rundown industrial estate on the outskirts of Cardiff, South Wales, Attack! Attack! UK have made quite the impact on an unsuspecting UK rock scene. Since releasing their self-titled debut album last November, the hard working quartet have clocked up many tours and shows.
The Dirty Nil are a fuzzed out garage band born in a Dundas, Ontario, Canada basement. They like their music loud and distorted as hell. They have toured the East Coast of Canada twice and have two EPs available. Recently they released their first single "Fuckin' Up Young" that is available online and soon to be available as a physical 7" record.
Wretched from the remnants of Obsidian Reign in 2008 and recast into Hero's Last Rite, the band has quickly become a towering pillar in the New Brunswick metal community. Hero's Last Rite takes rein of the classic thrash and death metal sound and instills their own voice into it. The new 11 song album Inevitable is the End was recorded at Dan Rogers' Needlenose Studios, in Fredericton, N.B.
All it took was a bottle of whiskey and a convincing argument to plant the seed of a solo project in Dom Lettera's (The Escape Engine) mind. That seed was fertilized the very next day by a phone call offering a show, and within hours The Death Of Me was born. See them live and find out why they are already being hailed as "New Jersey's next band to go national".
Hopeless Records is excited to welcome the newest members of the family, Philadelphia’s own, The Wonder Years. Made up of vocalist Soupy Campbell, guitarists Matt Brasch and Casey Cavaliere, bassist Josh Martin, drummer Mike Kennedy and keyboardist/guitarist Nick Steinborn, The Wonder Years are just six dudes here to bring you some pop-punk straight from the Keystone state.
In 2010 Derek Vincent Smith waited until the end of the year to release a remix EP, but this year he's doing things different and rolling them out as they come. His newest creation is a heavy and beautiful track that remixes and samples Radiohead's "Everything In Its Right Place," Nirvana's "All Apologies" and Nine Inch Nails' "Closer."