Young Empire have just revolutionized how fan meets video. The band teamed up with director Miles Jay, digital director Derek Blais and the digital design team at Jam3 to create the first-ever "Facebook Connect" interactive video for their single "White Doves", from their critically acclaimed EP 2012’s Wake All My Youth (Pirates Blend). With just one click, watch your memories become an integral part of the video. With 107,498 combined views in just a week the video is taking over the cyber airspace.
As we begin to ride the waves of Summer, the music of Two Wounded Birds will soundtrack the montage of memories of the season’s lively days, warm nights and romances. The band now shows us a mischievous side of the the season with the new video for "If Only We Remain," the second single of their debut album. The self-titled album is set to release June 26th on Jacob Graham of The Drums' label, Holiday Friends Recording Company, a newly minted member of the Frenchkiss Label Group.
Crossfaith formed in 2006 in Osaka Japan. The release of their debut album The Artificial Theory For The Dramatic Beauty in 2009 served as the catalyst which kick-started the Japanese Screamo/Metalcore scene. With an unstoppable work ethic, the band went back into the studio in 2010 to record their sophomore release The Dream, The Space with producer Andrew Wade (A Day To Remember). Released in 2011, the band took to the road to promote the record which included a key performance playing to 10,000 fans at Summer Sonic festival in Japan, and notable tours opening for the likes of Parkway Drive across China, Alesana in South Asia and Of Mice & Men in the UK. Now Crossfaith is back with a new EP called Zion, featuring six new tracks recorded with the legendary "Machine" in New York City.
What better way to start your day than with a brand new music video from UK alternative prog rockers Flights. The video is for their lead single "Eleven" taken from their June 11th single release of the same name.
Chilean thrash metal band Ratzinger released its music video for the song "Make Make". The song is off their newest album 2012 released this year and is the follow up to 2007's State Enemy 2007. Director Jona Cadet commented on the video: "It was a challenge the day when the band contacted me asking me to take over the direction of this video, since he had already seen their other video clips, some recorded in the Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz, and I thought these guys do not mince words. Finally I think the video clip is very consistent with the meaning of the song, has very neat aesthetics and also an intention, as it sounds very similar to their Riffs."
IWRESTLEDABEARONCE just played their first ever shows in Guadalajara and Mexico City and received an overwhelming response from fans. Both shows were completely sold out with insane mosh pits and crowds singing along every night. To highlight the dates, IWRESTLEDABEARONCE has released a performance video for their track "I'm Gonna Shoot" off their most recent album, Ruining It For Everybody. The footage used in the video is taken from the recent sold out dates in Mexico.
Redlight King have just unveiled the official music video for "Comeback," the band's hard rocking track from Avengers Assemble, an album of music from and inspired by the blockbuster hit, The Avengers. The album also includes exclusive new music from bands like Soundgarden, Bush, and Cherri Bomb. The clip features footage from The Avengers intercut with a performance by the band.
The origins of grindcore band Brutal Truth extend back now two decades. In that time, the band has secured a reputation as one of the hardest working and hardest touring bands in the world. The band disbanded between 1999 and 2006 but have returned with some of their best music since reforming. The group's latest release and sixth album End Time was released last Fall and they have been out in support of it ever since. The band recently unveiled their brand new epilepsy-inducing, society-hating, politically charged video for "Malice/Fuck Cancer." The double-header video was done by Tyson Montrucchio who has previously directed three other Brutal Truth videos.
Polarity formed in 2009, released their first album in October of 2009 and followed that up with a 6 song EP released in July of 2011. From that EP comes the song Tug of War.
The Kickdrums are known for their awesomely unique blend of indie rock, hip hop and soul which has led them to becoming one of the most well-respected and current genre bending bands. Their most recent release is the mixtape Follow the Leaders which puts on display the eclectic range of influences that are apparent in the band's work. Follow the Leaders is the latest in the band's mixtape series and it contains contributions from other notable artists such as Gilbere Forte, Rockie Fresh, Casey Veggies, Exquire and MGK. The second video from Follow the Leaders is "Thieves in the Choir" and has more of a conceptual feel to it and helps capture the immense talent of this trend-setting group.
Norwegian band Djerv - whose music can be described as a combination of hard rock and black metal – recently premiere their brand new music video for the track "Headstone." A combination of green-screen production and animation, the clip was produced by long time collaborator Jørn Veberg and co-directed by Colin McMahon.
In Solitude, after having spent several weeks crisscrossing North America with Behemoth, Watain, and The Devil's Blood, are finally ready to unveil their first music video. "To Her Darkness", the atmospheric new video directed by Johan Bååth, is streaming online and below. The track is the sixth cut from In Solitude's most recent album, The World.The Flesh.The Devil.
Check out Keane's latest music video; this one with them performing the new song "Sovereign Light Café". The band's latest album Strangeland came out on Cherrytree/Interscope Records on May 8th. You could say that 'Sovereign Light Café' is the theme to 'Strangeland'. It was the first song that Tim wrote for the album - the idea came to him in a taxi in Sao Paulo. The title name checks the seafront café in Bexhill where, as teenagers cycling from nearby Battle, he and Keane drummer Richard Hughes would "spend hours sunbathing underneath cloudy skies."
Canadian indie rock band Imaginary Cities has emerged as one of the country's fastest rising young groups. Led by principle songwriters Marti Sarbit and Rusty Matyas, this five-piece group has been racking up several accolades including being a recipient of a coveted spot on the long-list for the prestigeous 2011 Polaris Prize and won the Western Canadian Music Award for "Best Pop Recording." The band recently released its debut record Temporary Resident in the U.S. and recently released the music video for the title track of said album, just the first taste of what's to come for this hard working band in the near future.
Reverence is the US power metal band featuring Todd Michael Hall (vocals), Steve “Doc Killdrums” Wacholz (drums), Bryan Holland (guitar), Ned Meloni (bass) and Pete Rossi (guitar). Their debut studio album When Darkness Calls will be released worldwide via Razar Ice Records on May 31, 2012 on the band's official online store as well as ITunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, Google Play, Spotify and many others.
Austin, TX pop/rock band Driver Friendly find themselves playing many different Tom Hanks roles after a sleepless band practice in the new video for their single "Messidona." The band, who spent way too much time closely watching Tom Hanks movies display their genuine love in the new video. The video features various band members playing Tom Hanks in almost shot-by-shot clips from such popular titles such as: Forrest Gump, Toy Story, Big, Saving Private Ryan and many more. Although Tom Hanks wasn't available at the time of the filming (he did put his stamp of approval on it), actor Charlie Saxton (Hung, Bandslam, The Lovely Bones) makes an appearance in the video that you MUST see to believe.
Lo-Pan is a four-piece rock group from Columbus, Ohio that formed in 2005. They just recently shot their first ever music video for the song "Chichen Itza" featured here for your viewing pleasure.
Sexcrement, alongside underground filmmaker Victor Bonacore/Chainsaw Kiss Productions, recently debuted the video for the first single, "Trucker Bombed." Starring legendary horror scream queen Linnea Quigley (Return of the Living Dead, Silent Night Deadly Night) the video is a urine soaked journey into the darker side of addiction complete with Ms. Quigley's signature mix of camp and downright fright to seal the deal. Make sure to watch for cameos from members of Origin, Revocation and more.
Michigan hard-rockers Pop Evil released the music video for "Boss's Daughter." The video features Mick Mars of Mötley Crüe, who co-wrote the song with the band. The track comes off of the band's second full-length entitled War of Angels. Pop Evil can be send on the Trespass America Festival all summer long with Five Finger Death Punch, Killswitch Engage, and more.
Miss May I have released the official new music video for the track "Hey Mister" online. Fans can view the full music video just above! "Hey Mister" is the first single cut from the band’s upcoming full-length album, At Heart. The band plans on releasing a few more video trailers and full music videos in the coming weeks, so keep an eye out!