Heavy Eyes LP
Their ascent to the spotlight has been a steady trajectory, capitalizing on the success of their debut single “Johnny” in 2016. The track garnered endorsements from DIY Magazine and Exclaim! as well as respected tastemakers Gold Flake Paint, who hailed it a “favourite song of the year” contender.
For their debut full-length, the Basement Revolver returned to local studio TAPE where they had recorded both their EPs. Having developed a solid relationship with producers Adam Bentley and Jordan Mitchell, they continued to hone their signature sound, finding the freedom to get heavier for some songs and more laid-back for others. As Hurn explains; “It also gave me the confidence as a writer to not take myself so seriously, to let myself get cheesy or goofy with some songs.”
Today, Elise Davis released the video for “Lone Wolf.” BrooklynVegan said, “The album was produced by Jordan Lehning, who’s worked closely with Andrew Combs and Caitlin Rose and has done string arrangements for Kacey Musgraves, and if you like any of those artists but haven’t heard Elise Davis, that’s worth changing. She’s got a great voice, and she has a similar knack for making ’60s/’70s style country with a modern-day touch.”
Formed in 1996, SALIVA broke out into the mainstream in 2001 when the band’s angsty hard rock pummeling helped earn a double-platinum certification for their sophomore album, Every Six Seconds. Building upon their previously released track on the Dracula 2000 soundtrack and Every Six Seconds, Josey Scott brought more attention to the band with “Hero”, a duet with Nickelback vocalist Chad Kroeger that appeared on the Spider-Man soundtrack and became an international hit in 2002. The band followed with seven more heavy-hitting albums released between 2002 and 2016 and a greatest hits collection in 2010.
Entercom announced today a two-hour live commercial-free broadcast special to raise awareness around mental health and suicide prevention as part of its multi-platform “I’m Listening” campaign. The “I’m Listening” broadcast will air across all of the company’s stations nationwide on Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 a.m. in their respective time zone, and via their livestreams on Radio.com, to mark the start of National Suicide Prevention Week. The year-long campaign also includes suicide prevention PSAs, on-air promos and a dedicated website with information and resources to end the stigma around mental health discussions.
The special will be led on-air by BJ Shea, on-air personality for 99.9 KISW (KISW-FM) in Seattle, and will highlight personal stories from artists and celebrities. Guests will include medical experts Dr. Chris Nowinski, co-founder and executive director of Concussion Legacy Foundation and Dr. Ursula Whiteside, clinical psychologist, CEO of NowMattersNow.org. Listeners will have the opportunity to participate via a live call-in option and interactive website.
Kill Devil Hill guitarist Mark Zavon is set to release his debut self-titled solo effort November 23th via EMP Label Group, a collection of catchy riffs and giant hooks, forging an album of timeless, uptempo Hard Rock songs. The 10-song offering features Zavon not only on guitars, but also bass, keys, and even handling all the vocals.
Zavon co-founded Kill Devil Hill in 2011 (which also features Pantera bassist Rex Brown), who released 2 albums, Kill Devil Hill (2012), and Revolution Rise (2013), but has been inactive recently, as various members pursued other projects.
Panic! At The Disco Releases New Music Video For “High Hopes”
Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco today released a new music video for track “High Hopes”. Directed by Brendan Walter and Mel Soria, the thrilling video sees frontman Brendon Urie bring the artwork for the band’s critically acclaimed new album Pray For The Wicked to life.
Crooked Teeth Spice Things Up with New Single, “Honey”
Southern California’s Crooked Teeth, have had quite the year thus far, with the signing to independent record label, Rude Records, and the re-issue of their EP, Pastel.Pastelfeatured a brand new single, “Crawl,” which showcased guest vocals from Stand Atlantics’ lead-vocalist, Bonnie Fraser. Offering a unique blend of eclectic yet gratifying mixture of pop-punk, emo, and alternative sounds, Crooked Teeth are exhilarated to announce their forthcoming EP,Honey, due out November 16th. The EP, produced by Matt Lang, consists of 5 tracks, that take the listener on a rollercoaster of emotions from the infectiously catchy “Hate Me” track, to the effervescent tune, “Absent,” leading straight into their debut release, “Honey.”
Formed in 2009, Constant Mongrel begun as a two piece (Tom Ridgewell and Hugh Young) creating immediate and at times improvised songs in an old disheveled laundry in inner city Melbourne. Inspired by the more flamboyant side of proto-punk such as Electric Eels and Chrome, over the next few years the band added members Amy Hill (bass) and Andrew Murray (guitar) building upon their intense sound and developing a unique humour. Consisting of members from Terry, Woollen Kits, Nun and Taco Leg, Constant Mongrel has several previous releases on RIP Society Records and Siltbreeze Records.
Joe Hawes New Single
“My new future house track which has been released on the 20th August across all major stores!”
The band’s fourth album, Masana Temples, is out October 5th on their own label Guruguru Brain and “Dripping Sun” follows on the heels of the first single “Gatherings.” NPR premiered it recently saying that the single “grooves like a John Carpenter theme on a psychedelic boogie.”