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As previously announced, Blue Öyster Cult will release their first new album in nearly two decades, “The Symbol Remains” on October 9, 2020. Today, the band has released a music video for the single ‘That Was Me’.

Problemattik Stands Up To Adversity On New Single “Who Want It?”

Massachusetts own Problemattik has been on a tear lately with the recent success of his singles Is There A Problem?, Welcome To My Slaughterhouse, and 54 Bars Of Death video. His latest track Who Want It produced by The Arcitype is another underground anthem the embodies Hip Hop and bodies any adversaries. “I was inspired to write Who Want It from constantly being brushed aside as an artist. Independently Ive made a name for myself by just fighting harder each day and climbing the ladder no matter who was in front of me. Ive worked along side of many of my idols and I did that by facing adversity and overcoming. So now my attitude is like WHO WANT IT?. You already tried to stop me and I still prevailed’ says Problemattik. Check it out now on your preferred digital streaming provider.

New > Yemi Alade Shares ‘True Love’ Video > Watch here

Yemi also recently appeared in Beyoncé’s Black Is King, performing her two contributions to The Lion King: The Gift, ‘DON’T JEALOUS ME’ and ‘MY POWER.” True Love’ follows ‘BOYZ,’ an up-tempo Afropop track, which Okayafrica praised for its “booming production” courtesy of frequent collaborator Vtek. ‘BOYZ’ marked the first new music from her this year.

The KickDrums Release New Video For “Sleeping Limb” featuring R.A. The Rugged Man

The Kickdrums debuted the official music video for their latest single “Sleeping Limb” featuring R.A. The Rugged Man this morning, continuing the celebration of the latest project, Blurred Colors. The video was created by highly sought after director/animator, Tilla Vision, who has created content for DJ Khaled x Drake’s new single “Greece”, the Snoop Dogg assisted remix of Blueface’s single “Respect My Crypin” and Juice Wrld’s “Stay High” among countless other hip hop heavyweights.

CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX Shares New Song and Music Video via Metal Injection

Mastermind Justin Greaves comments on the track: “As the quote goes from Belinda’s lyrics ‘The dangerous nature of an ignorant mind, the final fall for mankind.’ This line stands out to represent our feelings on the subject of global and human decline.

CRIPPLED BLACK PHOENIX Releases Eye Opening Music Video For The Beautiful Track "Lost"

Emmy The Great Shares New Track “A Window/O’Keeffe”

With her new album April / 月音 due for release on October 9th via Bella Union, and having previously shared the tracks “Dandelions / Liminal” and “Mary”, today Emmy The Great shares another standout track, “A Window / O’Keeffe”.


Alt Rock chart-topper Zayde Wølf has released his latest single “Brand New Thing.” Over the past four years, Zayde Wølf has slowly built a music empire outside of the mainstream music industrial complex, with an army of fans that includes 225K YouTube subscribers, 73 million video views, over 1.1 Million monthly listeners on Spotify, with 250 million streams across all streaming platforms.

New Release Friday: 15 new songs out on August 28th

Feminist Folk Ensemble Ruby Mack Announces “Devil Told Me” – Out October 23

Imagine a world in which Eve unashamedly consumed the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden, biting into knowledge and sharing it with all the world. Feminist folk ensemble Ruby Mack imagine themselves direct descendants of that particular Eve. Named for Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley’s prominent Ruby McIntosh Apple, Emma Ayres (Vocals/guitar), Abbie Duquette (bass uke), Zoe Young (guitar/vocals), and Abs Kahler (fiddle) question what it means to be a woman, and in the case of Kahler, move in and out of the label with ease on their new album Devil Told Me.

Anna Erhard – “Short Cut”

Anna Erhard, 30-year-old, who lives in Berlin, writes songs about states of movement: they deal with leaving, escape and transformation.

And that although letting go is often difficult at first. After years as head of the Basel-based band Serafyn, she has left the band and the city behind and has given in to the desire to change her place of residence and expand her musical comfort zone.

DMB Gotti releases yet another new single with visuals for “Summer Sadness”

Los Angeles hip-hop artist DMB Gotti is a relatively new voice in the rap game who is quickly building a strong rep in the West Coast scene. His last single, “Peter Piper,” dropped October 21st, 2019 and is one of seven singles Gotti has released in 2019 . His sound is an upper for the human spirit and it makes people get up, move, and pay attention. He’s already worked with notables including 1take Jay and Mozzy and is prepared to bring his music to a worldwide audience.

Don’t Believe In Ghosts Release New Single “Still Holding On”

Don’t Believe In Ghosts returns with their brand new single “Still Holding On”. The new single follows the success of “Living Like This” released earlier this year which landed on hundreds of radio stations around the world despite the start of a pandemic.

Sam Lamar Drops Gritty Single “The Execution”

On Sam Lamar’s “The Execution,” the Montreal-based musician carves out a gritty soundscape with eerie build ups, filthy bass drops and aggressive trap melodies.

Curtis Waters Releases New Single ‘Freckles’ Today.

Following the release of his global streaming hit ‘Stunnin’ Ft Harm Franklin, the politically charged ‘SYSTEM’ and heartfelt ‘The Feelings Tend To Stay The Same,’ rising artist Curtis Waters delivers yet another refreshing and honest self-penned and produced gem, this time, with ‘Freckles,’ which debuted as a WORLD FIRST on Zane Lowe’s New Daily Music show on Beats 1 and is out on all platforms from today.

BLEAKHEART: Denver Doomgaze Unit

A haunting eclipse of sorrow and desire, BLEAKHEART weaves their longing psychedelia into a crushing mass of melancholic wonder. Drawing influences from indie rock, shoegaze, psych rock, doom metal, and goth/darkwave, the collective manifests an emotionally lush atmosphere of rich guitars, haunting synths, and dynamic vocals.


Sweden’s Winona Oak embarks on a new trip after having released her debut EP CLOSURE (Neon Gold / Atlantic Records) earlier this year. Her new single “With Myself” –


Stuck in the solitary confinement of quarantine, Loren Gray dreams of being alone with a special someone in the official video for her new single, “Alone.” Fans have been awaiting the clip ever since Loren dispelled dating rumors with the news that she and fellow social media star Tayler Holder were simply shooting a music video. Holder plays her ex. In the clip, Loren debuts a sophisticated, custom diamond look from Michael Costello.

The Mendenhall Experiment Premieres “Prosthetic” Video

The moving new video also features James “Munky” Schaffer from the iconic Grammy-Award winning hard rock band Korn, including one of his rare guitar solos, and goes behind the scenes of the career-changing recording session with Munky and The Mendenhall Experiment’s founder and guitarist Brandon Mendenhall that ultimately produced the material for “Prosthetic.” Included on the band’s self-titled EP, the song’s biographical lyrics offer a strong message for disability awareness and encourage pursuing dreams in the face of obstacles.


Brisbane-based singer-songwriter EVES KARYDAS has released a live acoustic video for her new single ‘Complicated’. Deeply personal and somehow universally accessible, ‘Complicated’ is the kind of song that gets stuck in your head and tugs at your heart. The new track blends effortless pop production with Karydas’ clever, personal and sometimes tongue-in-cheek observations showcasing her talents as a skilful songwriter.


El cantante de Bachata Pop, Javyy L’amour, oriundo de Puerto Rico con raíces Dominicanas presenta el sencillo “Te Quiero Hacer El Amor”. El tema romantico es de su propia autoria y despliega una variedad de sentimientos encontrados. Al preguntarle porque seleccionó la bachata en esta ocasión, dijo que “es el género ideal para llevar el sentimiento que amerita esta canción”, “por cierto lo mejor para salir de una situación como esta es tirándose una buena bailaita.”