New Video: Robb Bank$ “Griffith Did Nothing Wrong”
Robb Bank$ simply can’t be stopped. 2012’s mixtape Calendars ignited a fan base via Tumblr and kicked off his intriguing and impressive career thus far. Among a series of critically acclaimed and buzzworthy projects, he unleashed his full-length debut Year of the Savage in 2015. Amping up excitement for the impending sophomore epic TC2: Falconia [SS Records/EMPIRE], Bank$ generated over 1 million cumulative Soundcloud streams with his 2018 EP Cloverfield 2.0.
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER will kick off a massive North American live takeover this weekend beginning with a two-week run of headlining shows with Homewrecker. From there, the band will unite with labelmates Whitechapel for a month-long co-headlining tour. The journey, which runs from June 8th through July 14th, will find THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER performing their latest album, Nightbringers, in its entirety. Support will be provided by Fleshgod Apocalypse, Aversions Crown, and Shadow Of Intent.
Dizzy’s “Pretty Thing” Video Captures First L.A. Trip, Band To Play Brooklyn’s Elsewhere and Austin City Limits
In the suburbs, life moves at a slower pace; routine is valued and gossip fuels the local news. Dizzy — three brothers Alex (guitar), Mackenzie (bass), and Charlie (drums) Spencer, with his close friend since 9th grade Math class, Katie Munshaw — are a band who make music to combat the anxieties of this provincial ennui. Their early singles for Royal Mountain Records / Communion Music are “Stars and Moons” and “Swim,” which received early accolades from outlets such as DIY, The Line of Best Fit, The 405, and Uproxx (noting the band are “one to keep an eye on”). Dizzy has also supported acts like Tei Shi, Milk & Bone, and Bleachers on recent live dates.
Rolling Stone Country’s Joseph Hudak calls Izaak Opatz a need to know this month lauding his “quirky Americana crossed with the indie-pop sensibility of the Shins” and calling Opatz a “one of a kind, an eccentric singer-songwriter whom you not only connect with, but root for as he tries in vain to sort out his love life in songs he describes as “Nora Ephron Rom-Com-earnestness with a sense of humor.” This honest, empathetic and almost fragile songwriting is what sets Opatz’s love songs apart, he’s not trying to assert his masculinity just living with his heart on his sleeve and being open about how much he hurts. He’s figuring it all out, one song at a time.
Tallah Featuring Max Portnoy and YouTube Sensation Justin Bonitz Release Video for Single “Placenta”
Pennsylvania metal band Tallah released the high energy video for their single “Placenta” on YouTube. The band is currently on tour in support of their single and video, which will be followed by their soon to be released 5 song EP.
BODY COUNT REVEAL “ALL LOVE IS LOST” MUSIC VIDEO
Iconic thrash metal outfit BODY COUNT are excited to further celebrate their critically-acclaimed sixth album, “Bloodlust”, as they kickoff a series of festival appearances and one-off headlining stops across the U.S. and Europe starting tomorrow, Friday, May 18th at the prestigious Rock On The Range Festival in Columbus, OH. After that, the band will stop by The Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ on May 25th for a one-off headlining show before trekking overseas to appear at some of Europe’s largest festivals including Download (UK), Hellfest (FR), Graspop (BE), Tuska (FI), With Full Force Summer Open Air (DE) and more!
The Cherrytree Music Company and Live Nation announced today that following a European summer tour, Sting & Shaggy will bring their dynamic and vibrant joint live show to a variety of North American venues this fall. Performing in intimate clubs and theatres, the iconic artists will combine their bands to play songs from their recently-released, island-flavored collaborative album, 44/876 (A&M/Interscope Records), and to collaborate on each other’s most celebrated hits such as “Every Breath You Take,” “Englishman In New York,” “Message In A Bottle,” “It Wasn’t Me,” “Mr. Boombastic” and “Angel.”
NINE INCH NAILS: “GOD BREAK DOWN THE DOOR” NEW SONG, RELEASED TODAY
Nine Inch Nails will bring their “musical, visual, emotional sensory onslaught,” as hailed by The New York Times, to some of the most iconic venues in the USA this fall. As previously announced, The Jesus and Mary Chain will provide direct support. Today, Nine Inch Nails revealed the openers for COLD AND BLACK AND INFINITE NORTH AMERICA 2018. Opening acts will vary as the tour moves across the country, and include TOBACCO, Kite Base, Daniel Avery, Gabe Gurnsey (Factory Floor), Death in Vegas and HMLTD.
“20 Below” is Spiegel’s first release since his 2016 single “Mutant Brain” featuring Assassin (out now via Interscope Records), which was recently featured as the soundtrack to the Spike Jonze-directed “Kenzo World” short film (hailed as “the greatest fragrance ad of all time” by Fast Company). The track reached #2 on the Spotify Global Viral 50 playlist and won the AICP “Best Music” award as well as two Gold Lions at the Cannes Lions Film Festival.
WARMDUSCHER SHARE NEW VIDEO FOR ‘1000 WHISPERS’
Warmduscher frontman Clams Baker: the man with the golden tongue. Fast-talking, no nonsense networker. The ‘legitimate’ front to the great rock ‘n’ roll swindle. No time for fact checking. No need for building regulations. Heading straight to the top. Consequence be damned. Lightnin’ Jack Everett is his man on point. The rhythm. The brains. The brawn. Let’s make lots of money. The Saulcano, Mr Salt Fingers Lovecraft and The Witherer operate in the shadows. The cogs. The machine. The bootleggers.