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In just four short weeks, the third installment of MASS DESTRUCTION METAL FEST will infiltrate Atlanta, Georgia! Set to take place November 1st and 2nd at The Loft at Center Stage, the annual two-day, single-stage, all-ages event, will play host to some of extreme metal’s finest including Nile, Sigh, Demolition Hammer, Terrorizer, Deceased, and Nunslaughter. Recent additions include Cincinnati black metal legion Valdrin and Milwaukee death metal veterans Morta Skuld, who take the place of Thantifaxath and Ares Kingdom. See the full lineup below.

Ismay Shares “When I Was Younger” Video | New Album ‘Songs of Sonoma’ Out Early 2020

California based singer-songwriter, Ismay, is back with a brand new single and video titled “When I Was Younger, I Cried.” This is the first single from her upcoming debut record, Songs of Sonoma, set to release early next year.

The new video was premiered with The Vinyl District. Check out the new song above and stay tuned for more exciting news about Ismay’s debut!

FABIO FRIZZI Announces the “Beyond Composers Cut Tour” Frizzi 2 Fulci

Fabio Frizzi is returning to North America to perfom the legendary score for “The Beyond.” “The Beyond” is a psychedelic, supernatural nightmare directed by the granddaddy of Italian splatter Lucio Fulci. The second film in Fulci’s “Gates of Hell” trilogy sandwiched between City of the Living Dead (1980) and The House by the Cemetery (1981), “The Beyond’s” loose narrative revolves around a Louisiana hotel which may in fact be one of the seven gates to hell. The movie is beloved by horror fans for its surrealistic imagery and gore-tastic set pieces, including gouged out eyes, face-eating spiders, reanimated corpses, and a bloodthirsty dog. Additionally, a composer’s cut of the score is being re-release in conjunction with the tour via Cadabra Records.

FABIO FRIZZI Announces the “Beyond Composers Cut Tour” Frizzi 2 Fulci

TOTENGEFLÜSTER: Metal Insider premieres video “On Carrion Wings”

Southern German symphonic black metal troop TOTENGEFLÜSTER are on the brink of releasing their sophomore album on October 11th via Black Lion Records. Titled The Faceless Divine, this opus is the most intense and darkest creation of the band to date.

Video Premiere: Totengeflüster – “On Carrion Wings”

CHAPEL // New Song + Video “Friends” – Out Now!

The beautiful indie-pop duo made up of Carter Hardin and Kortney Grinwis has been a favorite of mine for a while and I’m so excited to be talking about them. This is their first release in over two years and is helping to usher in a brand new era for the band. The track premiered on AltNation last week with the video garnering high praise from Billboard!

fakelife // “your love is a flood” single (LA electro indie pop)

Matt Couchois of atmospheric indie-pop project, fakelife, has had his share of music biz “almosts” in a career that has included partnering with a superstar manager and experiencing something of a label signing frenzy. Yet, a few years ago, he found himself entering his 30s, living with his parents with no musical prospects. Today, the Chino Hills, California-based artist bounces back with a series of singles, including Your Love Is A Flood.

PARKER releases new single + video ‘Can’t Keep Waiting’ and

PARKER has also announced a cinematic video clip to accompany the track, made in collaboration with director and technology artist Jaymis Loveday (Emma Louise, Ball Park Music) and sculptor Briony Law. Already receiving multiple accolades, including Best Concept at Clipped Music Video Festival in Sydney, Best Music Video at the Los Angeles Film Awards, New York Film Awards and Top Shorts, not to mention selection for screening at the Austria International Film Festival, the clip for Can’t Keep Waiting is a triumph of a true marriage between sound, visual art, and cinema.

ONE MORE WEEKEND Look Back On Themselves With ‘We Used To…’

The opening track, Boxheads, is a slice of pure pop rock and an ode to those that yearn for something more in everyday life. Faceless Names, The Heat, Leave Me Be and Deprived all deal with personal, mental and physical relationship issues and come with their own distinctive rock groove. Shredders, Listen, Generation and You Don’t Know Me bring a very real world take on subjects that include the advertising fueled consumerism industry, communication and predetermination in todays society. De-Icing My Car and Humanity are both powerfully emotional highlights that provide insight into personal and world issues and among all this we have two acoustic tracks Cover Talk and Lost At Sea that delve into deeply personal stories.

808 State Announce 2020 UK Tour Dates

This Friday acid-house pioneers and electronic music legends 808 State will release Transmission Suite, a record that remains true to the forward-thinking ethos of this remarkable band three decades after they first formed. Now the band has announced a UK tour for 2020, with appearances confirmed for their awe-inspiring live show in Sheffield, London, Cardiff, Newcastle and Liverpool.


Dublin avant noise-rock outfit BATS share new single and twisted video for ‘The Call Of Cthulhu’

Ahead of the release of their new album ‘ALTER NATURE’ this Friday, Dublin avant-rock 5-piece BATS have shared the third single to be taken from the record, ‘The Call Of Cthulhu’.

Twisted new visual by BATS “The Call Of Cthulhu”

Jonas Blue & HRVY Drop R&B and Acoustic Versions of Summer Anthem ‘Younger’

Multi-platinum DJ and producer Jonas Blue and exciting young talent HRVY have released acoustic and R&B versions of their summer smash ‘Younger’.

New Single: STUMFOL – Long Story Short

Stumfol is back! After the first single “I Got Lost”, the title track of the new album (15.11.2019, Homebound Records) will be released with “Long Story Short”. The likeable german finally returns after a three-year creative break!

Although the new songs are again accompanied by drums and electric guitar, they sound much calmer, more prudent but at the same time authentic and somehow familiar as usual. Each song tells its own story and the complete work reads like a personal diary full of ups and downs, full of doubt, shame and self-knowledge. Much is new, but the most important thing has remained: the unmistakable sound of STUMFOL, the warm, sympathetic voice and, above all, the great moments.