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QUIET RIOT Drops New Single “Heartbreak City” – LISTEN

Legendary hard rock and heavy metal icons QUIET RIOT will release their new album “Hollywood Cowboys,” on November 8th via Frontiers Music Srl. Today, the band has dropped the second single from the album “Heartbreak City.”

UK Reggae Pioneers, Black Slate, Continue to Lead the Way with New Tracks

One of the most important UK bands of the 70s and 80s, known best for their hit single ‘Amigo’ which reached number 9 in the charts in 1980, Black Slate have returned with new material, a newly augmented line-up and a new live show to reaffirm to fans old and new just why they made such on impact on the British musical landscape!

EDITORS Share Video For “Black Gold” || Best Of Album ‘Black Gold’ Out 10/25 On Play It Again Sam

Following the announcement of their best of album Black Gold and UK and European tour earlier this month, Editors have today unveiled the dramatic new video for title track “Black Gold”. This comes in the wake of their last video for “Frankenstein” being nominated for Music Video of The Year at this year’s Shots Awards. Watch the video for “Black Gold” HERE.

LA duo NOMAD & LOLA release music video for “Another Brick in the Wall”

Los Angeles based music duo and couple, NOMAD & LOLA, release new music video for single, “Another Brick in the Wall”, from their debut EP, NOIR, set to release on October 4, 2019. Their EP is now available for pre-order and pre-save.

TC Superstar Release Deluxe Extended Version of R&D via Indie Current

TC Superstar is a collaborative performance group fronted by Connor McCampbell. McCampbell’s production style is rooted in modern bedroom pop, but alludes to 80’s synthwave (Depeche Mode, New Order) and late 70’s dance music (Chic, David Bowie). TC Superstar’s live set features high-energy dance performances choreographed by LB Flett, Emily DiFranco, Francis Rodriguez, and Yuriko Roby — all graduates of the dance program at The University of Texas at Austin. Performing musicians include Julio Correa, Mitchell Webb, and Aaron Chavez.

CHROME WAVES: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Spirits Descend” As The Cold Light Of Despair Nears Release Through Disorder Recordings

Featuring the previously-released single “Bound,” Slowdive cover “When The Sun Hits,” and Nirvana cover “Something In The Way,” The Cold Light Of Despair also features the new original tracks “Spirits Descend” and “Slow Refrain,” as well as a cover of Nick Cave’s Push The Sky Away.” In addition to CHROME WAVES’ James Benson (guitar/vocals), Jeff Wilson (bass, guitar, synth, vocals), and Jon Siren (drums), The Cold Light Of Despair features guest contributions of cello from Kakophonix, vocals from Kim Dylla, and bass from Daren Alan. All tracks were engineered by James Benson and Jeff Wilson, and all previously released material has been remixed and remastered by Wilson, who also handled the album’s cover photography and layout.

Blackness is beautiful! Listen to the sounds of CHROME WAVES “Spirits Descend”

Pat Lok Shares Rony Rex Remix for “Know Me”, Announces New Remix EP

Vancouver’s gifted electro R&B producer Pat Lok teams up with budding Helinski-based producer Rony Rex on a remix for “Know Me” (feat. Kate Stewart): an explosive house-inspired banger sure to spice up any dance floor. This serves as the lead single for the Corazon Remix EP, out October 9th.

No Motiv Are Back, Celebrating 20 Years of “And The Sadness Prevails…”

Classic 90’s/00’s Nardcore purveyors No Motiv are back with the original lineup that recorded their 1999 Vagrant Records Trever Keith-produced debut LP “And the Sadness Prevails…” to celebrate that album’s 20 year anniversary. The band will be releasing a newly mixed and mastered album with 2 additional bonus re-recorded songs. These will be available on a limited pressing of vinyl along with a digital version this October 2019. See vinyl pre-order info below.

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Colorful Pop-Punk band Single By Sunday premiere “Dear John” with New Noise Magazine!

Today, U.K. pop-punk quartet, Single By Sunday, have unleashed their new single and video for “Dear John” via a premiere on New Noise Magazine. “Dear John” takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to a story of love and revenge, as carried out in both the lyrics and visual accompaniment. The track itself exudes the band’s signature sound of undeniably catchy melodies and bouncing guitars which transcend into their unforgettable live shows. The band will continue to grow their fanbase across North America this Fall, being hand-selected to perform by the National Association of College Activities at their conferences, as well as an appearance at Herter Park Amphitheater in Boston, MA this weekend. You can watch the video for “Dear John” here and check out a list of upcoming worldwide tour dates below.

Video Premiere: Single by Sunday – ‘Dear John’

408 (Orlando Pop-Punk) “Settle The Score”

“This song was written about dealing with mixed emotions of chasing someone you thought was the love of your life and losing grip with society’s version of a relationship today. This video is meant to symbolize materialistic needs as well as the rabbit hole the mind goes through when trying to process emotions.”- Mark Faroudi (vocals/bass)

HIGH COMMAND: Decibel Magazine Streams Beyond The Wall Of Desolation LP

The eight tracks on HIGH COMMAND’s Beyond The Wall Of Desolation deliver an onslaught of searing thrash/hardcore aggression. The album explodes with the band’s ravenous delivery, magnified by the powerful recording which took place at Machines With Magnets (Daughters, The Body, Lingua Ignota), and mastering job courtesy of Brad Boatright at Audiosiege (Obituary, Integrity, Black Breath).

Full Album Premiere: High Command – ‘Beyond the Wall of Desolation’


Elite, the viral Netflix series that’s been trending across Mexico and Spain, premiered Tom & Collins’ along with Elsa y Elmar newest single “Que Me Siga (Malo)” to just weeks after releasing “Malo,” which featured Jesus Navarro and Elsa y Elmar. Now, the globally lauded house and techno moguls are back with a unique spin on the original collaboration.

Vevo and Tori Kelly Release Live Performance of “Pretty Fades”

Singaporean rapper Da Yan Mei launches BarbiewithKens Instagram account as the female version of Dan Bilzerian

Singaporean up and coming rapper, Da Yan Mei, has officially launched her all-new Instagram account BarbiewithKens. Through the Instagram account Mei posts thought-provoking images to show that women are more than just bikini-clad models surrounding male social media influencers. The hip-hop artist aims to counteract the image that most women have on social media in which they are dominated and demeaned by men. BarbiewithKens was heavily influenced by Dan Bilzerian, a social media influencer whose Instagram page is awash with photos of half necked women baying for the Internet personality’s attention.

One Way to Live Release Video for Single “Falling”

Denver, Colorado Metalcore band One Way To Live have released their video for their single “Falling” off of their forthcoming EP due out November 2019.