New Jersey's psychedelic indie-rock quintet, The Ugly Club, has been handpicked by Flavorpill and Adrian Grenier to compete in Flavorpill's Wreckroom Records contest. The band with the most votes will be awarded a recording session in Adrian Grenier's NYC Studio, Wreckroom Records. You can vote RIGHT HERE
. Download "David Foster Wallace" off the band's upcoming LP right above. The Ugly Club released their highly anticipated debut full-length album, You Belong To The Minutes
, on July 13th.
Modernboys Moderngirls have just released their new album Let's Do It!. Said the band of the release: "Damn excited to finally get it out and share it with everyone. We'll be able to tell you very soon about new shows, videos, and more recordings that are already in the pipeline. This is just the beginning. A big smooch and a hug to everyone who's been in our corner, listening, coming to shows, and buying our records (wink)."
Famined Records is pleased to announce the newest addition to the labels roster, The Afterimage, a progressive metal/hardcore band based out of Barrie, Ontario, Canada. The Afterimage will be making their debut release with the four track EP Formless, due out August 14, 2012 via Famined Records.
The Raveonettes are excited to have recently premiered their first single "She Owns The Streets" - from their upcoming album Observator out September 11th on Vice Records. Inspired by their surroundings, The Raveonettes have always been able to capture the experiences and emotions of every day life. "She Owns The Streets" is a perfect example of this.
After an exciting year of virtually non-stop globetrotting, Vancouver’s Juno nominated art-pop quintet Mother Mother wasted no time getting back into recording mode. The result – the band’s fourth studio effort, The Sticks, due on September 18, 2012 on Last Gang Records. The first single "Let’s Fall In Love" hits radio today – have a listen below. Along with the new single, fans will be able to purchase the album’s title track from iTunes tomorrow, and pre-order the album with an exclusive b-side track titled "All Gone".
Panic Records recently announced that it would be giving away Run With The Hunted's self-titled LP as a free download. That said, we had to hook you guys up and host a song for free download. Grab "Occam's Razor" now and grab the whole album online RIGHT HERE
Italian modern folk metal outfit Krampus have just launched a brand new homepage (www.krampusfolk.com
), released a brand new trailer for their upcoming album Survival of the Fittest
, AND released their first single, "Kronos’ Heritage".
Teethmarks is a hot new Toronto-based band that offers a fresh crossover sound that combines elements of metal, punk and thrash to form their own deranged wall of awesome sounds. Or as the group puts it, they're: "inexplicably fueled by a love of cats, Randy Quaid and 'green room beers'" and boasts a "breed of unhinged, overdriven hardcore that indebts itself as equally to the groove-laden charms of 70s rock as it does the menacing, unchecked aggression of bands like The Bronx, Coliseum and Zeke."
Chicago new-wave quartet California Wives has announced the release of its debut Art History LP, out on September 4th with Vagrant. The band worked with producer Claudius Mittendorfer (Interpol, Neon Indian, Wild Nothing) for the eleven tracks that present a cohesive gallery of modern-day pop portraits framed with a retro '80s fit.
Sunday Driver was a rock band from Miami, FL from about 1999 until about 2008, or so. The band released the 2001 EP (Third Place Prize) and 2003 LP (A Letter to Bryson City) - both on Doghouse Records. And now the time has finally come to unleash 4 tracks from these "lost" sessions, entitled Across The Sunshine State - out August 14th, 2012 on Limited Fanfare Records.
PRC Music is very proud to announce a new addition to its roster of bands, Hungarian death metallers Sin Of God. The group has no problem beating the big canons of the genre at their own game! Steamrolling along like the best of the American and Polish death metal scene, they can give Behemoth or Nile a run for their money!
Following its triumphant release in Europe via Roadrunner Records, and in the Netherlands via CNR Entertainment, We Are The Others - the acclaimed third album from Dutch symphonic metal troupe Delain - is out now in North America via Sensory Records. As always fronted by the soaring, vibrant vocals of Charlotte Wessels and drenched in the glorious keyboard passages of band founder ex-Within Temptation keyboardist, Martijn Westerholt, We Are The Others boasts twelve of the most epic Delain hymns to date, with the North American version containing four additional exclusive live bonus tracks.
In support of their upcoming new album Mellow Cruisers out this week (July 10th) on Burger / Recess Records, and following their video premiere for new song "Punk Confusion," Southern California punk heroes Audacity have premiered a full stream of their latest release online - listen below.
Northern Ireland's Fighting With Wire is gearing up for the release of their sophomore album, Colonel Blood, due out September 25 on Xtra Mile Recordings/ILG. In anticipation of the release, the band has revealed the first single, "Waiting On A Way To Believe," a direct and fast-paced anthem with driving rock riffs and instantly memorable melodies.
Paris-via-Montreal rockers No Place For Heroes just released a new experimental track, streaming online and below. The song is a double collaboration, showcasing FdubX, a French electronic musician, as well as SelfB, a rapper that spent part of his career based in New York City, the whole over NPFH's heavy guitars. "We wanted to step outside the clichés of metal," explains NPFH guitarist and vocalist Will Maurer. "We're happy to showcase our willingness to mix genres, as this is in our opinion the future of music!"
Combining the ambient textures and spaced out guitars of New Wave, with colourful harmonies and tribal percussion, Toronto’s Bravestation achieves a sound that is both immediately familiar and new. Following the 2010 release of their self-recorded/produced EP, the group is back with their debut full-length offering, Giants & Dreamers, released on July 10, 2012 with a show in Toronto to launch the album on July 7th. Have a listen to the new single, and album opener Tides of the Summit, here and keep your eyes open for the new video for first single Signs of the Civilized coming soon.
Black metallers Thy Darkened Shade are streaming Eternvs Mos, Nex Ritvs in its entirety on their Bandcamp - listen below. The band was formed nameless in 1999 by Semjaza. The music composed was Black Metal with Old School and Epic influences. Over the years and after various experimentations, the sound of Thy Darkened Shade changed significantly resulting in Eternvs Mos, Nex Ritvs. Expect a mix of raw yet technical Black Metal with old school, avant-garde and 80s' Thrash influences. Eternvs Mos, Nex Ritvs was released on May 26th via World Terror Committee.
Stars have announced their Fall North American tour in support of their sixth full-length album, The North
, which will be released on September 4 via ATO Records. Fans who purchase tickets for any of the US headlining shows will receive a digital copy of the album on release day and an instant download of "The Theory of Relativity". Tickets go on sale Friday, July 13 and can be purchased on www.youarestars.com
Fozzy's highly-anticipated new studio album Sin And Bones
will be released August 14, and the band has just unveiled the album's track listing, as well as lead single "Sandpaper," which features guest vocals by M Shadows and can be heard below. Exclusive pre-order packages for Sin And Bones
are available now at CM Distro and can be purchased here
. The brainchild of WWE superstar Chris Jericho and Stuck Mojo mastermind Rich Ward, Sin And Bones
delivers 10 hard-hitting tracks.
Bindrune Recordings will release Nechochwen's new masterpiece OtO on vinyl LP July 31st. The rest is best left to the members of Nechochwen themselves: "The members of Nechochwen are proud to have our newest material released by Bindrune Recordings in the form of an LP titled 'Oto'. Where previous releases have been rooted in the historic and ancient past, 'Oto' focuses on the guidance our ancestors bring to us in modern times. The album title could be called 'Ancestor' in English."