After gaining global exposure for scoring Nine Inch Nail's latest DVD release (TOIOU), Ben Gorena knew it was time to take True Fallacy on the road. He enlisted electronica producer Ryan Main on synths and the duo has gained quick success since playing their first shows in 2009. They have shared the stage with Slick Idiot (composed of KMFDM/Pigface members) and performed at the Dallas film premier of the NIN screening of, Another Version of the Truth. Their new album Making The Noise All Away is tentatively due for a late March release.
Slithering out from under the belly of Melbourne's club scene is Reptiles. They recently released their debut album Ciao-bunga!; nine songs full of dirty surf rock guitar sounds, howling, defiant battle cries and stories about over-medicated girls. Fun. It's the truest testament to-date of their infamous live show. They continue their plans to worm their way in to the hearts of the young and impressionable with their new video for the single "Bughouse."
UK rock 'n' roll inspired geekcore quartet Fights and Fires are set to release their new album We Could All Be Dead Tomorrow on March 4th. To promote the record they have released their first single and video for the track "Chase The Blues." Fight and Fires will be out on the road for a very long time, touring across Europe starting on February 20th in Paris and wrapping up on March 31st in Essen, Germany.
Northern Irish Rockers Trucker Diablo are back! Check out the new single, "The Rebel", from the forthcoming album Songs of Iron. The boys took 2012 by the throat and played a massive 40 shows, which included some key highlights from playing Hammerfest with Anthrax, supporting Foo Fighters at Tennents Vital, supporting Terrorvision on their UK tour, rocking crowds on the main stage at Hard Rock Hell festival and topping off 2012 by supporting their heroes Thin Lizzy in Belfast.
Trucker’s second album Songs of Iron will be released in May 2013.
Greenville, North Carolina’s Close Up On The Quiet Ones return with their first single from their forthcoming sophomore release entitled Land Ho. The single and music video, "Imaginary Houses," has been released and showcases the band’s blend of Taking Back Sunday, Go Radio, Bayside, and Pierce The Veil. Land Ho is the follow-up to last year’s debut Did You Think If You Were Quiet, We Wouldn't See You?
City Reign are the songwriting duo of Chris Bull and Mike Grice along with Duncan Bolton on drums. Chris and Mike met six years ago at a Ryan Adams concert at the Manchester Academy, shortly after they had both moved North from London. Having spent some years writing and playing in bands, together they formed City Reign in late 2008. The past three years have seen them transition from a bedroom band into a fully-fledged recording and touring band and now they are set to release their debut record. The debut full-length album from City Reign will be available on February 25th.
Unapologeticaly ruthless, there is no room, need, or care for spin or name-drops here. The Catharsis are the perfect flag-bearer for the wealth of UK talent that can be found ripping apart the UK toilet circuit every day of the week; playing to intimate crowds of loyal, passionate music lovers who are there to get down and dirty. The Catharsis' new record Romance will be coming out on April 22nd and they've just released the first single and video for "O'Recluse."
Reign Supreme have premiered a lyric video for "The Hopelessly Devoted," which will appear on their upcoming EP Sky Burial due out on March 19th. The 7-track EP, which was produced by Will Putney (Stray From The Path, Hundredth), features guest appearances by Scott Wade of Comeback Kid, Chris Colohan of Cursed/Burning Love, and Mike Moynihan/Steve Muscemi of Hollow Earth. The band is from the Philadelphia area and is one of the heaviest hardcore bands to ever emerge from the city.
Live show experts The Chariot have released a music video made entirely by friend Zach Andrews. The piece was filmed late last year at The Chain Reaction in Southern California during a performance of their track "Forget" from their most recent album One Wing. The Chariot will continue touring the planet in support of their most recent release. After finishing up a successful run with Every Time I Die, the band will head out with As I Lay Dying in March and then spend most of their Summer on the Vans Warped Tour.
Ahead of their UK dates with The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Rat Attack (featuring Liam Cromby from We Are The Ocean) have posted the video for the lead single off their forthcoming self-titled debut EP online. Check it out here.
Rising horror metalcore outfit Motionless In White have just posted a live/lyric video recorded on their North American headline tour. The video celebrates their recent cinematic thriller "Devil's Night" hitting 1 million views on YouTube.
Cosmic Suckerpunch, the independent Los Angeles rock band who have set fire to the Hollywood concert circuit with their spine tingling guitar licks and satirical lyrics, have revealed the official music video for their single "Cosmic". After recent headlining gigs in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cosmic Suckerpunch will go on a southwest tour in the States. The tour will be a co-headline with San Francisco's The Sam Chase in support of their debut album Good Morning.
Chicago’s Dowsing have unveiled their new music video for the song “Midwest Living." The song can be found on Dowsing's debut LP It's Still Pretty Terrible. Dowsing are an indie/emo band from Chicago that formed about three years ago. They've also released a 7" EP called All I Could Find Was You and a split 7" with emo newcomers Parker.
The originators of humorcore, Psychostick are proud to share with fans their latest creation "Dogs Like Socks" inspired by the band's moral support, the Siberian husky duo of Elphie and Mishka. After completing their Santa's An Asshole Tour this past November/December, Psychostick are now gearing up for their next tour in March with dates soon to be announced in support of their latest release Space Vampires VS Zombie Dinosaurs in 3-D.
Fairfax, Virginia pop rockers Fourth Quarter Comeback have just released their new EP The Only Way We Know. The group is very excited about the release of the EP, along with the premiere of their music video for the lead track "Back To Sleep."
Lion Splicer is two ugly and hairy young brothers from New York. Lion Splicer bust out high-octane jams that seamlessly merge the styles of 70's punk, prog, and speeding heavy metal. Last August, New York rockers Lion Splicer commenced recording Holiday in Dystopia. Filmmaker Matthew Infante hung out and captured some footage of the process behind the making of this completely self-funded and self-produced album. Go behind the scenes with the boys and learn about drum tracking, listening to Juicy J, and a little bit of what it takes to make an album entirely on your own!
Since 2005 The Fire have brought their music all over the world, sharing the stage with bands such as Deep Purple, Iggy Pop, Alice Cooper, The Damned, Fall Out Boy, Kaiser Chiefs, Gotthard, Satanic Surfers, Nashville Pussy, and many more. Seven years have passed, two albums and two EPs and The Fire are still rolling, having released Supernova this past November. Just last week The Fire released the video to "Paralyzed," one of Supernova's awesome new tracks.
Shot At Dawn have released the music video to their song "White Trash Metal Brigade" from the critically acclaimed record with the same title from 2012. The track is a real party tune and Shot At Dawn's anthem, and the video is in the same style as the track and is simply a party video filmed on a sweaty August night at DeVilles in Oslo, Norway. White Trash Metal Brigade, Shot At Dawn's sophomore album, was released in June 2012 by Negative Vibe Records, met only by widespread critical acclaim.
Poland's progressive rockers Riverside have released a music video for "Celebrity Touch," the first single off their highly-anticipated fifth studio album Shrine of New Generation of Slaves. The album will be available in North America on February 5, 2013 via InsideOut Music. In support of the album, following a full European tour, Riverside will be playing a handful of shows in North America with label-mates Jolly.
South Wales hardcore quintet Continents have debuted a dark, intense music video for the title track from their forthcoming album Idle Hands, out January 22nd. With a loyal fan base in tow, Continents will take to the streets beginning February 21st in Cardiff, UK for a four city run to celebrate their new release. They will play their album from front to back, showing off their impressively catchy riffs, monstrous breakdowns and infectious melodies.