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Jeremy Ivey Announces Album ‘Waiting Out The Storm’ With Video For New Single “Someone Else’s Problem”

Although it was written over a year ago, Jeremy Ivey’s new single “Someone Else’s Problem” couldn’t be more apt for today’s pandemic-ridden and racially charged times. Co-written with Ivey’s wife Margo Price, the song is the first new track from Ivey’s sophomore effort Waiting Out The Storm, produced by Price and coming out October 9 via ANTI- . Tracing the steps of a well-to-do businessman who doesn’t initially think issues like war, famine and immigration affect him, watch the new video for “Someone Else’s Problem” HERE.

Mike Campbell’s The Dirty Knobs release video teaser for their debut album Wreckless Abandon, now out November 20

Celebrated guitarist and songwriter Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Fleetwood Mac) and his band The Dirty Knobs will now release their debut album, Wreckless Abandon, on November 20 via BMG.

THE VEER UNION Explains Some of the Biggest Problems on the Planet in Less than 4 MINUTES with New Single “SLAVES TO THE SYSTEM”

Rock Shop Records releases Vancouver, BC hard rock band THE VEER UNION most socially conscious song / video to date, “Slaves To The System”, featuring West Virginia rockers, DEFENDING CAIN.

THE VEER UNION is set to release their new quarantine inspired Ep in 2021 with multiple artist collaborations. The first single, “Slaves To The System,” featuring DEFENDING CAIN, delivers their most socially conscious message that the band has ever delivered, as well as showcases the band’s continuous evolution in the Hard Rock/Metal genre. The band remains actively writing and recording their new album and plan on releasing it in spring of 2021.

Ane Brun debuts new video “Take Hold Of Me” via Clash

“I try to describe an existential complex state of mind. An abstract feeling, and something that I’ve felt come and go through the years,” Brun says of the song, “And in some ways, in this time of the pandemic, it’s being emphasized even more. A feeling that things are on hold, that life is not lived to its full potential, and that the bigger questions are so present right there on the surface.”

Father Flanagn releases official music video for “Revolution”

Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, Father Flanagn is not only and actor and comedian but also a hip-hop artist. He’s paved his way with appearances on HBO, SHOWTIME, NBC, CBS and more!

After years away from music he made his return to music with “An Opus Inspired by Andre Martin” now with new tracks like his latest “Revolution” and more on the way Father Flanagn hopes to continue entertaining for years to come.

Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard Share Music Video For “Double Denim Hop”

Today, Welsh four-piece Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard share the retro-flavored, dance craze birthing new music video for their song “Double Denim Hop.” The infomercial-style video features some instructional clips of the band doing the Double Denim Hop as well was an active dial-in number (848-467-8079) which fans can call to leave a voicemail message for the band with the promise that “If you’re lucky, we’ll share your message with the world.”

The Imaginaries “Walking On A Wire” Video Premiere Today

Oklahoma Americana husband / wife duo, The Imaginaries, Shane Henry (guitar, vocals) and Maggie McClure (keys, piano, vocals), are exclusively premiering their stunning video for their third single “Walking On A Wire” today with Cowboys & Indians Magazine – watch it HERE. Taking an off-road ATV out to the dunes under a hot blazing sun, the video was shot over two days in Little Sahara State Park in Waynoka, OK. With over 1,600 acres of sand dunes, ranging in height from 25 to 75 feet, the vast dunes have formed over time from terrace deposits, remnants of prehistoric times when the Cimarron River flowed over the entire area. They also shot some scenes in Fairview, OK at the majestic Gloss Mountain State Park, sometimes called the Glass Mountains because it has a high Selenite content that mimics a shiny glass exterior.

Video Premiere: The Imaginaries’ “Walking on a Wire”

BENIGHTED Shares New Single to Benefit French Music Venue

Vocalist Julien Truchan comments: “We are very proud to unleash this very special track that we recorded to support our dear friends from the Rock N’Eat venue in Lyon! The owners of the venue are brothers who are part of the underground scene for more than 20 years and they have put all of their guts in this great venue where so many amazing bands already played like Aborted, Suffocation, Entombed, Der Weg Einer Freiheit, and many others! Of course because of Covid 19, things are very difficult for them and we want to do everything we can to help them because they FUCKING DESERVE IT! So pls, my friends, we invite you to download this new brutal track and donate what you can to keep the underground alive !!! Thank you for this ! Love you all!”

Asha Imuno premieres new single “Big Words,” new album for b4 forthcoming

Of the new song, Imuno says, “When I first started recording I was a couple months away from graduation, staying in my pops’ empty apartment and moving real recklessly. I realized it was time to switch my life up — this song became my way of saying that against all odds, I’m making progress.”

BROOKLXN Drops New Single “Thirsty”

Fearless, spice and everything nice – Australian/Maltese, Toronto based singer-songwriter, BROOKLXN, is known for her energy, confidence and bubbly personality. Effortlessly melding the worlds of R&B and pop music, BROOKLXN’s lyrics speak truthfully about heartbreak, mental health, self-love, female empowerment and body positivity.

BUNT. Releases Music Video For New Single “Unbreakable”

Today, German duo BUNT. release the music video for their new single “Unbreakable.” The video, which was directed by Alexander Alexandrov, was inspired by the Maxime Legace quote, “By discovering nature, you discover yourself,” and follows a man played by Kevin Dalit on his journey to finding happiness through the California countryside. “Unbreakable” is a track 5 years in the making and features Grammy nominated songwriter Clarence Coffee Jr. (Halsey, Maroon 5, Dua Lipa). The song is the first release off of BUNT.’s upcoming EP due out later this year and is available now at all digital retail providers via Interscope Records.

REALIZE Shares “Slag Pile” Video

Arizona’s REALIZE channels Godflesh, Nailbomb, and Meathook Seed with their sophomore full-length, Machine Violence, assembling an abrasive and hyper-aggressive take on industrial metal. In advance of the record’s September 25th release via Relapse, today the band unveils a video accompaniment to the track “Slag Pile.”

BRIMSTONE COVEN: New Noise premiere the new album in full!

East Coast’s occult rock torchbearers BRIMSTONE COVEN team up with New Noise to present their compelling fourth album ‘The Woes of a Mortal Earth’ ahead of its August 21st release on Ripple Music. Get under a dark rock spell now!

Album Premiere: Brimstone Coven – ‘The Woes of a Mortal Earth’

SEETHER Announces Worldwide Livestream Concert Event August 30

SEETHER is celebrating the release of their highly anticipated eighth studio album, Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum — their first in three years — with an epic global livestream event to be held Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at 3 PM ET in an exclusive partnership with Veeps and Elite Multimedia.

“Locked & Live” marks the band’s first-ever full production, multi-camera online livestream concert event and gives fans around the world the chance to see a notoriously energetic SEETHER live show from home while tours remain paused. The set list promises to include classic favorites as well as brand-new tracks from their upcoming album Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (“If You Want Peace, Prepare For War”) due August 28th, 2020 via Fantasy Records.

Watch the new METZ video for “Hail Taxi,”

Today METZ shared the video for the second single off Atlas Vending, “Hail Taxi.” If METZ’s current mission is to mirror the inevitable struggles of adulthood, they’ve successfully managed to tap into the conflicted relationship between rebellion and revelry with the song’s tactics of offsetting their signature bombast with anthemic melodic resolutions. “‘Hail Taxi’ is about looking back. The lyrics deal with the idea of reconciling or coming to terms with who you were and who you’ve become,” shares frontman Alex Edkins.

Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon announce first album in 15 years; share 2 new songs

Acoustic guitar pioneer Leo Kottke and Phish bassist Mike Gordon have announced the release of their first new album together in 15 years. NOON arrives via ATO Records at all DSPs and streaming services on Friday, August 28; the album’s physical release is set for Friday, November 20. Phish Dry Goods will have a limited pressing on clear vinyl with Red/Gold splatter. NOON is heralded by today’s premiere of new songs “Ants” and “I Am Random,” both available now at all DSPs and streaming services. American Songwriter premiered the songs earlier today with a Q&A feature.

Leo Kottke And Mike Gordon Debut Two Songs From First Album In 15 Years


Sometimes, you just have to walk away. That’s one of the many life lessons that Evan Thomas Weiss details on his forthcoming Into it. Over it. album, Figure, and specifically on his new song We Prefer Indoors, out today. Written about a short-lived relationship that went on for much longer than it had to, it’s about rediscovering your self-confidence; an exercise in patience and trusting one’s gut.

New WANK music Video for BLUE SKIES

BLUE SKIES features Members of WANK, Handsome Devil, The Offspring & George Hughes Jr. of Ziggy Marley on keys.

Runnner premieres “New Sublet” via The Line of Best Fit

“New Sublet” is the third single from Runnner’s upcoming EP, One of One, due out Wednesday, September 23, and features an accompanying handmade lyric video.

Longstanding Industrial Metal Band SOCIETY 1 Debuts New Video for “Get Up Again”

“This is the most positive song I’ve ever written,” says vocalist Lord Zane. “It’s basically about getting up after getting knocked down, no matter how many times you may find yourself in less than desirable situations. Whatever happens, just keep getting back up to fight another day. I’m sure everyone right now is feeling somewhat destroyed and that’s understandable. Things aren’t easy. The point of the song is to say…take a breath, refocus then get up again and just keep going no matter what.”

Video Premiere: Society 1 Are Keeping The Satanic Sex God Dream Alive On “Get Up Again”

BANISHER: Ghost Cult Magazine Premieres “Lockdown” Video

Polish death metal quartet BANISHER has issued another new video from their fourth album, Degrees Of Isolation, which saw release through Selfmadegod Records in February. The new visual accompaniment to “Lockdown” today sees its release through a premiere at Ghost Cult Magazine.