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Industrial icons John Fryer and <PIG> (Raymond Watts of KMFDM) sew ‘Seed of Evil’ in sinister single / video

John Fryer, legendary producer and artist in his own right, unveils the latest offering from his Black Needle Noise project – the new video for ‘Seed of Evil’ with PIG, an unholy collaboration from two of the most celebrated and talented forces in industrial music.

Vocalist Raymond Watts’ plows forth with a sinister growl over Fryer’s menacing atmospherics. The track’s foreboding lyrics speak of allowing evil to overcome one’s self.

Flawes Announce ‘Lowlights’ EP + Release “Look No Further” Music Video

Following the release of their debut album Highlights earlier this year, British alt-pop trio Flawes announce Lowlights – an EP of four songs taken from the album, and stripped back to their rawest form. The EP is scheduled to be released via Red Bull Records on Wednesday, May 13.

The band has also unveiled a video of the Lowlights version of one of their most anthemic songs, “Look No Further”, the intimate recording revealing the intricacies and emotion of the track.


The past weeks have seen Skooly setting the table with appetizer tracks ahead of his anticipated full-length effort, Nobody Likes Me. The tested Atlanta singer and rapper dropped “Nasty” alongside its Next Friday-inspired companion visual. That release was preceded by the objective “Mulatto” and the official video he co-directed. Prior to its release, Skooly debuted the timely “Coachella” and its accompanying video on the would-be first weekend one of the Southern California festival.


After introducing “Murda Season” feat Shootergang Kony, rising Florida rapper TEEJAY3K returns for his latest visual offering “Veggies.” Audio is also now available at all DSPs and streaming services here while the visual is also available now. Fans can expect to see “Veggies” on TeeJay3K’s upcoming project COLD SUMMER 3 due for release later this summer.


Inspired by Stevie Wonder, Oscar Welsh builds tracks from his Suffolk base from life experiences. S.A.D is the next step in what looks set to be a big year for Oscar Welsh. Look out for more from him soon.

-(16)- Shares “Me And The Dog Die Together” Video At Decibel Magazine

Godfathers of sludge -(16)- share their official video for “Me And The Dog Die Together” today via Decibel Magazine. The track comes off the band’s forthcoming eighth full-length Dream Squasher, set for release next month via Relapse Records.

Guitarist and lead vocalist Bobby Ferry comments, “For this song, we didn’t look far for inspiration. We already had unbreakable eye contact, constant love, and loyalty, so all that was left was to formally propose a death pact with your dog. ‘Me And The Dog Die Together’ is just such a proposition.”

Video Premiere: -(16)- – ‘Me and the Dog Die Together’


At only eighteen years old, the captivating rising new artist debuts the atmospheric visual for “OFF-IT*” from the EP Farewell. At such a young age T$AN is proving to be one of his city’s next artists to watch.

Don’t Believe In Ghosts Premiere Their Newest Music Video Adventure For Single “Living Like This”

Don’t Believe In Ghosts premiere their newest music video adventure for their single “Living Like This”.

“This video took on an entirely new life as I was editing it in quarantine. As you’ll clearly see when you watch, we put a lot of time and effort into all the details… it was almost eerie how much of it reflected what was coming just weeks after filming.’ Steven Nathan says when describing the making of the “Living Like This” video.

Insomnium To Perform Exclusive Live Stream of ‘Winter’s Gate’

Finland’s Melodic Death Metal band, INSOMNIUM will play an exclusive worldwide live stream show on Friday May 29th starting at 1PM EDT. The stream broadcast will start half an hour before showtime and will be availalbe for 7 days after the show. The band will perform their illustrious magnum opus, Winter’s Gate (2016), which was lauded as one of the best albums of the past decade by the revered Inferno Magazine. Insomnium will also play a selection of songs from other past albums. Topping it off, after the show there will be a live chat with fans.

Skope | Marchelle Bradanini video (Silicon Valley, The Good Place)

Today, LA-based singer/songwriter Marchelle Bradanini has announced her debut solo full length effort Only A Woman due out July 3. The collection cleverly evokes highly relatable imagery of troubling, contemporary subject matter such as the emptiness of consumer culture and breaking down gender archetypes. The announcement comes alongside the striking “Oscar Wilde” single/video directed by Melissa Hunger (Netflix’ Santa Clarita Diet) and featuring comedy actors from Silicon Valley, The Good Place & others.

Lil Gotit Shares Visual with Gunna & Lil Keed For “Drip Day N Night” From Hood Baby 2

Forever finding unique ways to make trap bangers, Lil Gotit is one of Atlanta’s most exciting rap artists. Connecting with two other members of the ATL trap A-List, Gotit shares the new visual for “Drip Day N Night.” Produced by Starboy and 10Fifty, “Drip Day N Night” is equally suited for bass-boosted speakers or high-end headphones, packed with syncopated 808s, pinging bells, and skittering hi-hats. The track features appearances from Gotit’s brother Lil Keed and Gunna, who assists Gotit with the earworm hook, and all three rappers rise to the occasion, swapping verses and assisting each other with wild ad-libs: “I don’t care what the tag, got money on my brain/And you know we gon’ live alright,” rhymes Gotit. The newly-released visualizer combines stylish representations of Gotit super-imposed over a variety of striking images and lyrics from the song.

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HINDSIGHT Premieres Official Music Video for “Where We Found Hope”

“With our first release in over three years, we are excited to premier the first of a series of music videos we will be releasing in the near future to support our upcoming EP “Catalyst.” This song titled “Where We Found Hope” is dedicated to the healing power of music for those who sometimes receive the right message at the right time that helps them overcome some form of struggle in their lives. It also represents a call to all musicians that no matter how discouraged the world around us may make us feel about our desire to make music, the internal drive to do so can often be something positive for others listening (including ourselves). Lastly, with this video we also suggest that musical expression is something musicians should continuously pursue no matter what entities regulate how the general public consumes media and/or art. With regards to the video, this first release will represent the first segment of a connected five-part story with each song representing a new chapter in the central characters lives while also tying in the message of each song” says the band.

Mike Mago and Kelli-Leigh collaborate on new single “On Repeat”

Dutch DJ/producer Mike Mago and UK vocalist/songwriter Kelli-Leigh team up on the new single “On Repeat”. Kelli-Leigh’s soulful vocals powerfully capture the experience of not being able to get someone out of your mind – a sense that Mago echoes and amplifies musically in the propulsive, dancefloor-ready track.

SICK CENTURY Release Official Music Video for “Echos & Dust”

“Energetic passion infused with the dark witchcraft of the forest. This video was shot on the haunted land of an old missionary retreat in Bucks County, PA. A local businessman who currently owns the property warned that people have reported strange orange orbs coming out of the woods at night. So we thought what better place than a creepy old place to shoot the next one. Sorry to say we didn’t report any aliens but it was hard to hone in on anything beyond the generator and blaring lights. What we did capture though was the energy of the spot and had a great time rocking out in the muck.” – SICK CENTURY

GEARS Release Official Lyric Video for “Stronger Than Pain”

Miami, FL hard rock band GEARS released the official lyric video for their new single, “Stronger Than Pain.” Originally premiered on The Noise, “Stronger Than Pain” was created by BatCat Creative.

Psycle Releases Lyric Video for Single “Changing Tide”

“For our second single “Changing Tide,” we wanted to show the diversity within the album and offer a glimpse into the journey we hope the album creates. “Kill the Machine” is raw, unforgiving and pointed where “Changing Tide” is sweeping, emotional and accepting” says the band.

“Lonely” – Anna Klein

Anna Klein is a Toronto based singer-songwriter, producer, and performer. Since first writing music as an impressionable pre-teen, she has developed an ever evolving sense of musicality that has shaped her sound into what it is now. In recent years, Klein’s passion for both writing and production have amalgamated. Thanks to her acoustic roots, she is best known for her consistently emotive performances. After discovering an interest in electronic music, Klein started putting more focus on the sound of the instruments in order to create that same emotion. This concept led to her first full length album, These Days (2018), and is constantly influencing the way she produces her music today.

Check Out Australian Rockers Ocean Alley’s New Single “Hot Chicken!”

Produced by long-time collaborator  Callum Howell at the idyllic Grove Studios (built by INXS’ Garry Gary Beers),  Lonely Diamond  follows the success of  Ocean Alley’s  acclaimed second full-length LP Chiaroscuro.  With its infectious blend of psychedelic surf-rock, the record propelled the band into national prominence. With selling 25,000 tickets and having 15 sold out shows  that year  in Australia alone – culminating with their ARIA nominated, double platinum-selling single ‘Confidence’ taking out  #1 in triple j’s Hottest 100 of 2018. Their breakthrough year was then backed-up with 30 sold out shows around the world in 2019, in addition to major festival appearances at  Reading & Leeds Festival  (UK),  Splendour In The Grass  (AUS),  Sziget  (HU), Bottlerock  (US) and more, with the band amassing more than  250 million streams  to date.

Le Couleur Share “Silenzio” Via MXDWN

Le Couleur have shared their latest single, “Silenzio” off of their upcoming album Concorde. The track received praise from MXDWN, Aesthetic Mag and Beats Per Minute who said,”The track is filled with points of unfiltered melodic radiance and weightless pop carousing, though it’s all housed within this dusky narrative that blends he contours of lightness and darkness in a way that feels refreshingly devoid of artifice.”