The Safety Fire have released a video for "Red Hatchet", in which the majority of the band sport ill-advised tank tops.
Check out "Lodestar," the first new song released from Dead Letter Circus' upcoming album The Catalyst Fire.
Not to be outdone by Karnivool, Aussie prog-rockers Dead Letter Circus will also be releasing a new album this summer. The Catalyst Fire will drop August 9.
Guitar World is streaming "Carnage Asada," another new track off the upcoming iwrestledabearonce album Late for Nothing, which features a guitar solo courtesy of Steve Vai. The article gives a nice recap of the band's vocalist switch-up, as well as the reasoning behind the band's new sound.
Check out The Browning's latest music video for "Ashamed" below.
Then go listen to the stream of the new Wilson album. If you're wondering whether you'll like it or not, to quote Bill Lohr, this is recommended for anyone who likes "Every Time I Die, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster, The Damned Things, rock n roll, whiskey, beer, being a man, sex, fuckery, greasy hair, riffs, and headbanging".
Prog-metal/chiptunes artist Sky Sanctuary has released a new track called "Special Stage" on his bandcamp. Get it for free if you're cheap. As a bonus, here's a guitar playthrough featuring a damn Space Invaders geetar:
"sorry but you arent a real band until you have an anime music video on youtube"
"A Fire on a Hill" is the second new song from their upcoming album Unimagine. Check it below.
Ever asked yourself, "How are these puppies so cheap" and assumed it was (in addition to the terrible quality of the headphones you were just forced to buy) because of your overpriced economy class seat tightly pressed between the tit of a sumo-sized mcdonalds junkie and a elderly woman with death on her shoulder? Well you assumed wrong my friend! According to a News.com.au article, you can thank chinese prisoners in the Guangdong province, who make roughly $1.50 a month to crank out your newly purchased headphones for 70+ hours a week. Prisoners who cant take the hours are "taken outside and Tasered"
Check out "Rebirth," a new song from Last Chance to Reason. Level 3 is out August 6 on Prosthetic.
Seminal metalcore group Norma Jean is back with its sixth studio album, Wrongdoers, which is set for release on August 6th. Head on over to Metalsucks to check out a new track, "If You Got It At Five, You Got It At Fifty".
If the track is any indication, Wrongdoers should feel just right.
David Lowery, of Cracker, takes some time to detail exactly how much money he makes from various outlets. What is particularly interesting is the paltry amount of money that is made from streaming service, Pandora.
The last freely-available cover that the Rx Bandits will be streaming is Fugazi's "Cashout," a pretty faithful rendition of a track from the band's final album The Argument.
Head to Purevolume to hear The Reptilian's new album Low Health in its entirety.
The Contortionist have chosen Mike Lessard of Last Chance To Reason as their new vocalist
“We’re very excited about this announcement. The run of dates we did with him as a fill-in were a much needed breath of fresh air. He brings to the table all kinds of new dynamics that will help fuel the progression of the band’s sound onto the next record and onward.” – Robby Baca
“I’ve been a friend and a fan of the band for a long time, so these are exciting times. I can’t wait to hit the road and the studio with these talented gentlemen. I believe this to be the start of a beautiful experience.” – Mike Lessard
Rosetta is heading into the studio in July to record a new album. The new Rosetta full length, titled The Anaesthete, will be available as a pay-what-you-wish digital download on August 8th.
The Ongoing Concept have signed with Solid State Records to release their upcoming full-length Saloon on August 20th.
Mosey on over to Pitchfork to catch the Livestream of Andrew WK, who is attempting to drum for 24 continuous hours.
Tides of Man have premiered a track entitled "Young and Courageous" off their upcoming album. As of now it is purely instrumental as they have parted ways with their vocalist Tilian Pearson, it showcases possibly a new direction for the band, and is available for free download (in exchange for your email address) at their website TidesofMan.com