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New Music Video From Ras Moses

Rebel Sound Records is proud to annouce the release of RasMoses’ latest music video for his single “Warriyahz,” released via Rebel Sound in February.

This song was chosen because its message is meant as a rallying call for all spiritual warriors worldwide. Shot on location in Colorado where RasMoses resides, and Kingston, JA, the video was produced by renowned Denver videographer Mic D with music produced by Harry Mo.

J.Antonette has released the music video for her single, “Drunk On Me”

“Drunk On Me” was directed by Logen Christopher of Stormlight Pictures. The video captures the lyrics and instrumentation by depicting the dark, raw, and edgy visuals that perfectly highlight her sultry vocals.

“I wanted to step outside of my comfort zone for this music video. Drunk On Me is about being addicted to a toxic love who you just can’t seem to let go of. You are addicted to the person who is addicted to something else, but you love them anyway. Some have thought it was a breakup song, but it’s not. Drunk On Me is about loving someone through their very worst. Even to points where it’s ultimately unhealthy for you. It’s about that inner struggle some of us face. Do we stay? Do we leave? We see the good and there is so much love… but is it enough?

Guerrilla Ghost – ‘We Get What We Deserve’ Out Now

Milwaukee’s Guerrilla Ghost has been one of the city’s most consistently prolific outfits since coming together in 2016, steadily releasing a potent stream of singles and EPs before delivering their debut full length in 2018. The duo, which consists of rapper Bad Graphics Ghost and producer Tron Jovi, aren’t shy about their love of everything from UK Grime to US Grind, and have spent the last four years crafting an interesting cocktail of sounds that aren’t often found together. At the core, Guerrilla Ghost are a hip hop outfit, but with both members having an extensive background in metal and punk, the group’s sound also reflects some of the more aggressive pockets of the American underground. All of these influences came together on their 2018 effort, Perpetually Sad Motion Machine, which found the band strengthening their focus via the help of a handful of collaborators, from Carnage the Executioner to fellow Milwaukeean Lorde Fredd33. A remix album followed, which featured contributions from Godflesh and Jesu founder Justin K. Broadrick and Chicago based musician and producer Sanford Parker. A busy year of live appearances followed, with the group serving as local support for Kool Keith, Mac Lethal, Blueprint, Mega Ran, Carnage the Executioner and 9th Prince. Ever prolific, though, the band continued to keep busy and are now preparing for the release of their sophomore full length, We Get What We Deserve, slated for release on July 31 via Triple Eye Industries.


South Korean superstar quartet BLACKPINK have announced an August 28 release date for the second single off their massively anticipated debut album. Set for release via YG Entertainment/Interscope Records, the upcoming track will include a surprise feature yet to be announced.

Nowujalo – ‘Not The Same’

Olajuwon Quewezance AKA Nowujalo is a 17 yr old melodic Native American hip hop artist from Regina SK while spending much of his youth growing up between Regina and Mississippi. His music is a melodic hip hop style with a realistic Outlook of his troubled childhood.

“IF YOU DON’T WEAR A MASK (You’re Showing What An Ass You Are)”

On August 3, 2020, Chris McKay And The Masketeers will officially release “If You Don’t Wear A Mask (You’re Showing What An Ass You Are)” which is described as “a pissed off combination of a novelty song and public service announcement” by the song’s writer, Chris McKay.

Artists Unite to Say #SaveTikTok

TikTok is an essential part of the music ecosystem, propelling hits to the top of the charts and allowing artists show off their unfiltered selves while engaging with fans. The platform doesn’t just benefit major stars–TikTok provides an opportunity for creators of all types to find an audience and make a living. This weekend, after the president illegally threatened to ban TikTok, artists of all stripes came out in support of TikTok, taking to social media and voicing their love for the platform.

Gim Kordon share new music video – ‘Joskus mä pelkään’

Helsinki-based indie rockers share a new music video for their single Joskus mä pelkään, please check the video below. The single was released last Friday world wide via my new All That Plazz label and has been praised as “one of the best singles of the year” by the leading Finnish music magazine Rumba. Spotify also added the track a few big playlists in Finland: New Music Friday, Suomi-indien helmet (cover band) and Suomirock tänään. YleX, one of the biggest radio stations (Finnish BBC) has also played the track.

Omen44 feat. Skyzoo “I Can See The Sun” (Official Music Video)

“I Can See The Sun” is the 1st single of Omen44’s forthcoming album “Hentai”, featuring Skyzoo the hardest working man in the business, who just recently dropped a project with Pete Rock.

Omen44 originally from Kobe/Japan, evolved into a seasoned and respected Hip Hop artist since claiming NY as home and placing his stake in the music scene. The quick buzz and notoriety from his music resulted in shared global stages and collaborations with the likes of such heavyweights as Sadat X, Craig G, Large Professor and more. 44 offers fans a lengthy catalog of albums, mixtapes, and EP’s all of which incorporate a mixture of sounds and beats from Jazz to Funk over his lyrical imagery.

Watch “Smoke” by Bendrix Littleton (ex-Bent Denim)

Bendrix Littleton is the writing and recording project of Nashville-via-Dallas musician Bennett Littlejohn. The project’s namesake, Maurice Bendrix—the protagonist of Graham Greene’s 1951 novel The End of the Affair—is described by enotes.com as “sometimes an unreliable narrator, for he is so consumed by jealousy, self-pity, self-hatred, and bitterness, that he measures everyone else by himself…[and] confesses that from time to time ‘a demon’ takes possession of his brain.” It’s an appropriate moniker for the self-aware, malaise-filled songs of Bendrix Littleton’s debut. While in the album is imbued with the contradictions and painful beauty of the modern American South (as opposed to Greene’s WWII-era London), the hazy, solitary narrative voice remains.

Most Expensive Motown Vinyl Record Ever Sold Comes To American Airwaves For First Time, Courtesy Of Uncle Nearest

Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, the most awarded American whiskey brand of 2019 and 2020 to-date, announces today the release of a new commercial utilizing the music of legendary Motown writer and producer, Frank Wilson. The song, “Do I Love You (Indeed I Do),” was written and performed by Wilson, and set a record in 2009 as the most expensive Motown vinyl ever sold when a Leicestershire, UK-based record dealer organized the sale to an anonymous buyer for £25,742. The album, which remains the tenth most expensive vinyl record ever sold, was never released in the U.S. The song is being introduced to the American public for the first time in Uncle Nearest’s newest commercial titled “Do I Love You.” Uncle Nearest CEO and founder Fawn Weaver is the daughter of Wilson.

DEAD TREE SEEDS (Fra) “Push the Button” @ Thrash Metal

From the ashes of the Thrash TRIAKANTHOS project, Nico and Alex decided in 2009 to continue the adventure, and completed a line-up by finding Franck on guitar, Tom on bass and Alban “Shamane” on vocals.

The foundations of a solid band resolutely oriented towards old-school thrash are laid.
The band makes its first concerts in very modest rooms but keeps a steady rhythm. The arrival of Pierre to replace Franck gives a more technical and ambitious direction to the sound, without leaving aside the brutal violence and they continue to scour the halls of the Paris region (in particular the Bastille Stage) with a few dates in the south of France.
The style becomes more complex, going from a thrash inspired by the great classics of Metallica or Megadeth and Slayer, to the most violent fringe of the first Kreator or Sepultura, passing by some more groovy forays like Testament or Pantera.

All We Are Unveil “Heart Of Mine” From New Album ‘Providence’ Out August 14

Liverpool trio All We Are will release their third album Providence on August 14 via Double Six, and today, the trio are pleased to share a new, luminous track from the record, “Heart Of Mine”.

All We Are say of the track, “‘Heart of Mine’ is one of our most honest and candid love songs. It’s about loss and not being afraid of showing your fragile side – and the freedom that comes from expressing those feelings.”

New Ben Shorr Video w/ Krazy Drayz (DAS EFX) “Mad Flava”

It was recorded at the legendary Halo Studio in Windham, Maine and was produced by Ben Shorr, Andre Weston & Jake Wertman, and features Krazy Drayz, one half of legendary platinum recording duo Das EFX. The song will be the 2nd single, and part of Ben Shorr’s first release since his critically praised “Pyrokinesis” LP (2017). For “Mad Flava” we are thrilled to have collaborated with videographer Augustus Minott of RSNL Media LLC. With our scheduled tours, release schedule, video shoots, everything else under-the-sun agendas getting cancelled due to the Coronavirus crisis, we turned to Augustus Minott to create a visually stimulating lyrics video that captures the urban essence of our hip-hop lifestyles, including landscapes, drone footage, subways and sunsets to create a real narrative with this back and forth mellow song.

Abraham Blue shares debut single “Hoops” as a lo-fi self-recorded video

Some years after his demos blew up on soundcloud, Abraham Blue finally releases debut single “Hoops”.

Born to Palestinian-Syrian parents, Abraham Blue immigrated and settled in downtown Antwerp, Belgium at the age of 5. Growing up in a small apartment without a TV, his culture was focused around classic Arabic singers. Antwerp presented an identity crisis for Abraham who struggled to feel at home.

VENOMOUS CONCEPT Debuts New Song, “Simian Flu”

Grindcore / hardcore punk veterans VENOMOUS CONCEPT (featuring band members of BRUTAL TRUTH and NAPALM DEATH) will be releasing their topical fourth full-length, ‘Politics Versus The Erection’ on August 28, 2020! The band is now sharing “Simian Flu,” the third new single from the offering.

FEUERSCHWANZ Releases Official Music Video For “Malleus Malficarum”

German medieval rock masters FEUERSCHWANZ have released the official music video for their song “Malleus Maleficarum”. The song comes off their brand new album Das Elfte Gebot which was released on June 26 and landed at #3 on the official German album charts.

CONCRETE: No Echo Premieres Free Us From Existence From Upstate New York Metallic Hardcore Legion

No Echo is currently streaming Free Us From Existence, the new full-length from Albany, New York-based metallic hardcore practitioners, CONCRETE. The premiere comes in advance of the record’s official release Friday August 7th via Black Voodoo Records and Blood Blast Distribution.


After an extensive experience as a singer and songwriter in uk metal bands Fragments of Faith and Hieroglyph, and several important collaborations within different genres and styles, she now delivers her solo material, an original blend of various style of electronic music, which varies from industrial to synthwave to 90s euro pop.

Stream Howling Giant and Sergeant Thunderhoof’s split album in full!

UK and US heavy psych mongers Howling Giant and Sergeant Thunderhoof unveil their mind-blowing concept split album ‘Turned To Stone Chapter II: Masamune & Muramasa’ in its entirety, ahead of its official release this August 7th on Ripple Music.

HOWLING GIANT And SERGEANT THUNDERHOOF Team Up For Ambitious Stoner Prog Odyssey on Turned To Stone Vol. 2: Masamune & Muramasa

The New Face Of Puerto Rican Trap, ENYEL C Introduces a New Single And Video “Hola!”

Enyel C, is one of the representatives of Puerto Rico’s new generation of trap and with his song “Hola!” – the new song inspired by deep house, fusing urban ethics, hip hop and indie -has duplicated the attention on this young artist of only 19 years of age. It’s a song that makes you feel good just by listening to it; it lifts your spirits and makes you want to sing it and forget about anything that’s going on around you. Released under the label La Buena Fortuna Music, the single is accompanied by a music video inspired by the internet culture of quarantine and early 2010.

PRIMITIVE MAN Shares “Entity” Video; Immersion Full-Length To Drop August 14th Via Relapse Records

PRIMITIVE MAN today unveils a video for “Entity.” Directed by Neil C. Barrett, the track comes off the band’s terrifying and confrontational new album, Immersion, set for release August 14th via Relapse Records.

Artist: K.T.Prodigy – Track: Get This

K.T.Prodigy is an up and coming Philadelphia Artist whose Style and Technique is one of a kind. Known for Machine gun flows wordplay and subtle metaphors that require multiple Listens in order to grasp the full meaning of every line. K.T.Prodigy is independent and rumors are circulating that he’s curating a gang of other Talented individuals in the city for a December Release Mix tape. This song “Get This” Is one his older gems which he flexes his lyrical Abilities.

Dadras premieres “Labyrinth,” new album due August 28 on UNO NYC

On August 28, UNO NYC will present the most percussively innovative record in its storied history that includes early releases from Arca, Ian Isiah, Mykki Blanco, Fatima Al Qadiri and more.

Holy Wind is the third LP from New York City’s underground mainstay Dadras. Listen to the first single “Labyrinth” here.

Ian Wayne Shares New Single “Gimme Something”

Ian Wayne–the Brooklyn (by way of Portland) based singer-songwriter and guitarist–has released the second single from his upcoming new album Risking Illness, out September 18 on Whatever’s Clever.

Ian Wayne – Gimme Something

Oscar Lang Releases Single & Video For “Get Out”

Almost mirroring Lang’s eccentric but charismatic personality, his music practically contradicts itself, balancing experimental mischief with a delicate and deliberate focus on the euphoric aspects of normal, everyday life. Lang isn’t writing about wanderlust. He’s creating three and half minute short stories that bend old ideas into new shapes through the lens of breezy, psychedelic rock.