Hard rock band The Cringe just released their new video for "Deep Girl," which comes off of the band's recently released record, Hiding In Plain Sight. The band hit the studio to record the self-produced album with renowned engineer Steve Hardy (Vertical Horizon) and recruited Hardy and Jon Kaplan (Augustana, Parachute) to mix the band's latest full-length and fourth overall. Fronted by singer/guitarist John Cusimano, the band emits a powerful rock n' roll energy that draws parallels to contemporaries like Foo Fighters, Velvet Revolver, and Queens Of The Stone Age.
Heavy music’s breakout stars Letlive. have announced plans to take their rousing live show on the road for a series of North American headlining dates. The band will be joined by HRVRD, This Is Hell, Conditions, and Rescuer. The headlining tour is set to begin Sunday, January 27 in Orlando, Florida and wrap Sunday, February 10 in Toledo, Ohio. On top of two tours with the Deftones in Europe and Australia, the band will continue their 2013 world take over by joining San Diego post-hardcore band, Pierce The Veil on tour in March. Letlive. is also pleased to announce they will be appearing on the 2013 Vans Warped Tour all Summer long.
The highly anticipated new video from Rise Records artist Of Mice & Men is now available online. The new track, "The Depths," is off the deluxe reissue of The Flood, out now. The band will be hitting the road this January along with Woe, Is Me, Texas In July, and Volumes. The tour will take the group all through the U.S. as well as two Canadian dates in Montreal and Toronto in February.
Indiana-based death/sludge heathens Yellowtooth have released the second video from their full-length debut, Disgust. The band has chosen the track "The 11th Hour" for the video, which reflects the ominous predictions highlighted by the Mayan Calender on December 21st, 2012. Watch the video for "The 11th Hour" now!
In this exclusive world premiere we bring you the brand new video for the song "Watch Over You" by rock/pop band Twister! The band's story is quite amazing as out of the twelve thousand groups that entered the UK’s Surface Unsigned Festival for 2010, the first runner-up was Twister. They certainly have been impressing listeners. Indie powerhouse, The Joy Formidable said, "you blew us away" and Gregory Robson of Absolute Punk said, "Stoker has a timeless timbre that is equal parts sincere, soothing and self assured. Brimming with confidence, he relates tales of woe in a way that seems certain to find favor with anyone who has ever spent too much time looking back on a former love."
The Seeking has premiered the band’s first official music video for "Yours Forever". The song is from their recently released debut album, Yours Forever produced by Colby Wedgeworth (The Maine, Burn Halo, This Century, Austin Gibbs). The Seeking just wrapped their first U.S. tour opening for Woe, Is Me, Chunk! No Captain Chunk, Our Last Night, Secrets, and Capture The Crown.
South London’s The Last Legion are a technical metalcore band, whose fusion of tight riffs, progressive arrangements and passionate vocals, have been decimating the underground circuit this year, and they are poised to slam into 2013 with the release of new EP Conspire. The past year has seen The Last Legion gigging relentlessly supporting the likes of Silent Screams, Against The Flood, Demoraliser and Liferuiner, and they’re showing no sign of slowing down with a late January/early February UK tour coming up.
Haust has released a special Christmas song and video called "No Christmas" to go along with the holiday season. Haust is one of the formative bands of the Norwegian Black Hole Crew (Okkultokrati, Dark Times) and their 2008 debut Ride The Relapse was the first album to come out on Fysisk Format. Since then, the band has released a follow up album in Powers of Horror, and a split with Next Life. Haust has been through a crisis recently, but after some line-up changes they're back and have started recording their third album, due on Fysisk Format in 2013.
Los Angeles-based three piece rock band Sad Robot just released a video for their new single, "Automatic Reset". The video was shot in downtown LA’s historic Hotel Normandie and layered with wild colors and shaky, analog-style filters, inspired by Instagram and old-school film. The track is the second single from the band’s debut full length record, called 1.0, which was released on October 30th.
Even one of the current most popular hardcore bands around can get into the Christmas spirit. August Burns Red has recorded and released an accompanying animated video for a hardcore version of the classic Christmas song "Frosty The Snowman." The song appears on the new holiday album, August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin' Hill, A Holiday Album. The band has been busy as hell since the start of the Fall, touring through the U.S. and Western Europe literally non-stop from mid-September to mid-November. Expect to see more of ABR out on the road in the new year.
Transylvania, Romania-based groovy death metallers Loudrage released their third official video for the track "SuffoKate." "SuffoKate" is a new track previewing the band's forthcoming album Bloody Grooves due to be out soon. They had previously released the video for the song "Fear Me" released earlier this year. The band is currently working on the mixing and mastering process for the record.
Helloween are set to release their latest studio album, Straight Out Of Hell, on January 22nd, 2013. It’s a work full of speed and toughness, with optimism and great joy of playing, featuring complex arrangements, strong hooks and plenty of catchy melodies. The band has an extensive European tour planned for this coming March and April which will see them hit all areas of the continent.
Black Oxygen is creating quite the stir with their highly-engaging rock album The American Dream which was produced by David Lyle and Rob Rebeck.
Counterparts have released a fresh new video for "The Disconnect" from their latest release The Current Will Carry Us. The video was produced by Vinnie Leonetti on their recent Canadian tour with Stray From the Path, Obey The Brave, Backtrack and Northlane. Counterparts have been touring relentlessly throughout North America and Europe and beginning February 7th, 2013 they will check another country off their growing list as they prepare to conquer the UK touring alongside Your Demise and Fact. They will then head over to Europe with Last Witness.
Chronographs hit the scene in 2010 with the online release of the free EP The Outhouse Sessions, creating a huge online buzz and demand for the live show, quickly prompting a string of headline shows around the UK, and a nationwide tour as main support for Mediaskare’s Hero In Error. Following their initial wave of underground success, the band set out to write a new record with the intent of further raising the bar in terms of songwriting and technicality, and the resulting Nausea EP, has exceed all expectations.
The Azorean Death Metal band Anomally present their latest video clip taken from the EP While The Gods Sleep. The band started in 2005 and in their still short time together, have been widely recognized for their immense talents. Some of their awards include having been named as "Best New Band" by the regional media in the year immediately after they formed, the "Best Rock/Metal Band" award in the Azores Music Awards in 2007 and the "Best Azorean Band" at the Metalicidio Awards in 2009. "Redrum" is a song about the obsession of one person by another and the video depicts precisely this paranoid obsession.
Multi-platinum electronic rockers Orgy have premiered their brand new music video for their new single, "Grime of the Century," directed by Lord Zane Rising. "Grime of the Century" was released earlier this Fall and has been very well-received by radio stations and fans alike. Orgy recently finished up a successful tour of the West coast in select markets and plans to tour Europe in the Summer of 2013. The band is currently finishing up new music in the studio.
Code For Silence comes from Jyväskylä, the middle part of Finland and includes members from several other bands such as Manufacturer's Pride, Beyond The Dream, Stratovarius, Solution .45, Bone5 and No Sign of Life. The group was formed in late 2006 by keyboardist Komi and guitarist Liekkala before adding the other current members. They just released their latest video "The Art of Being a Coward" which honours the traditions of 1970's exploitation movies. It's a story-like piece that presents a view to music mafia's efforts at middle sized city in Finland.
As special holiday treat for fans, Italy's Lacuna Coil has released their new music video for "End Of Time." The video was produced by K48 and directed by the Italian director Saku, who had worked with the band for previous videos such as "Spellbound" and "I Won't Tell You." He also directed the mini-movies that were featured on the bonus-DVD included on the limited editions of the band's current album Dark Adrenaline. Lacuna Coil recently announced that they will be touring the US in February 2013 with Sevendust.
Black Veil Brides return with their third album Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones. The album marks the band’s first full length release since 2011’s Set The World On Fire which debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200. The 19 track opus builds upon the signature sound the Black Veil Brides have created since their debut We Stitch These Wounds while showcasing their growth as musicians and songwriters. Black Veil Brides will also be heading out on "The Church Of The Wild Ones World Tour" in support of the new album. The tour, which kicks off January 4th in Las Vegas, will cover two continents and four different countries before it ends on March 8th in San Francisco.