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Prog-rockers Sealand Airlines release nostalgic, genre-crossing debut single “Revenge”

Today, Friday, marks the release of prog-rockers Sealand Airlines’ debut single, “Revenge”, taken from their upcoming, self-titled album. An experimental, cross-genre record with a wide array of sounds and lyrical influences; ranging from heavy guitars to almost acoustic melodies. Set to be released on vinyl, CD and digital format later this year.

out today: Hostia (Pol) “Carnivore Carnival” @ Grind/Death

The premiere of the second full album of Hostia “Carnivore Carnival” is scheduled for September 18, 2020. The album will be released in two formats: CD and a limited vinyl (in four color versions). A digital version will also be available a little later.

“With no doubts, Hostia is a new quality on the Polish (and not only) scene. A fresh look at playing the mix between grindcore and death metal, with brutality, precision, heavyness, and a reasonable dose of catchiness and groove.

Second Sun release single “Du är allt du har”

Second Sun is back with a new single, “Du är allt du har” (translated to “You are everything you have”). The single is the second one from the Swedish band’s upcoming, third album “Kampen Går Vidare”, to be released on Gaphals in November. The upcoming full-length is a concept album, telling the tale of an adult person’s political journey. From being a happy rebel to becoming a bitter cynic. “Du är allt du har” is the second part of this story and is released today, September 18, together with a lyric video.


Channelling ’90s pop, gaming and youthful romance, Litany possesses a gift for crafting songs which are both acutely personal yet universally understood. It’s a skill that speaks to a huge audience, with over 60 million streams to date (including 24 million+ for her breakthrough track ‘Bedroom’) plus support from Radio 1 and BBC Introducing.

out today: SINSID (Nor) “Enter the Gates” @ Heavy metal

Norway’s old school metal outfit SINSID returns with second album “Enter the Gates”, out on September 18.

Originally formed in 2012, SINSID’s influences include anything from the blues and rock to metal and Viking or thrash but the very core of the band is, unmistakably, traditional heavy metal. The band’s debut came out in 2018 and “Mission From Hell” triumphantly introduced SINSID to the metal world and quickly gained the band a massive new following, with reviews referring to the album as “good old, honest, working class metal” and “couldn’t be more metal if it was hammered over an anvil!”


The track uses a personal story as the basis for a song that articulates a hugely relatable experience. It’s inspired by Amy’s parents’ tales of visiting New York City in the ’70s, and poses a question that everyone must ask themselves: did I make the right choices earlier in my life?

DJ Mitsu the Beats ‘Libration’ off MENACE’s fifth anniversary compilation: 𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗔𝗖𝗘 ‘𝟱’ l OUT NOW

Truly happy and honored to present to you this new compilation bringing together many artists the label has worked with over the past five years, as well as those we are willing to work with in the future. We are really grateful for the quality of the songs that have been given to us and proud of the diversity of the project, which represents well the ambition of MENACE.


However she deploys it, JONES’ show-stopping vocal brings class, emotion and finesse in equal measure. It’s something she demonstrated with the energy of her current single, the R&B / electro-pop / disco hybrid ‘Camera Flash’, before putting an elegant, laidback spin on the track with the acoustic version.

THE ALPHA STRUCTURE (USA) “7 Deadly Sins” @ Deathcore

‘The Alpha Structure’ is a 4-piece deathcore/djent inspired band hailing from Roseburg, OR, USA.

Bring eerie ambiance, crushing breakdowns, and emotional rhythms. The band first started back in 2016, with members Ryan Christian (guitars), and Terrence Dean (vocals).

Soon after, bassist Colin Dean and guitarist Nathan Gifford joined the band and began finding their sound.

Radioclub – Love Go When It´s Gone | OUT SEP 18TH!

The Canadian super duo, RadioClub, consisting of the lifelong friends Shawn Desman and Tebey Ottoh are releasing ‘Love Go When It´s Gone’ TODAY via LINC.

RadioClub is the brain child of lifelong friends Shawn Desman and Tebey Ottoh. Both are music industry veterans with a long list of international achievements to their credit.


Following the announcement of their eagerly awaited album Ohms – arriving on September 25th 2020 on Reprise / Warner Records – with its title track and video last month, Grammy Award-winning, lauded band Deftones have unveiled an eruptive new track and video “Genesis.” The video is directed by Sebastian Kökow with live performance direction and cinematography by Clemente Ruiz. Ohms has fast become one of the most anticipated albums arriving this fall making fall-preview lists from Rolling Stone, UPROXX, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound and more. “Genesis,” an album standout produced by Terry Date and Deftones, lands just one week before Ohms. With the album on the horizon and the title track being most added at rock radio as well as amassing more than 6.3 million streams, 3 million of which were music video views, Ohms is set to be one of their biggest albums to date.

EVA UNDER FIRE – your new “Heroin(e)”

Detroit- based rock band, Eva Under Fire, is proud to release the video for their first song released with Better Noise Music, “Heroin(e).” The song is included on the recently-released soundtrack for the film Sno Babies (Better Noise Films), enhancing the film’s message of hope and the power of recovery. SNO BABIES streams Sept 29th via Video On Demand.


Rising Palm Bay artist Cochise makes his fall return with “Lost It”, a head-nodding new banger today via. Columbia Records. Along with the new track, brings a drifting-inspired visual directed by frequent collaborator Chivalry.

Baby Keem releases two songs ‘hooligan’ + ‘sons & critics freestyle’

The tracks precede a new project from the nineteen-year old artist dropping soon. ‘hooligan’ and ‘sons & critics freestyle’ are the first release since Baby Keem’s 2019 album ‘Die for My Bitch,’ which earned him critical acclaim including being honored on XXL’s Freshman List.

The tracks are released on pgLang, in partnership with Columbia Records. Baby Keem is the first artist to partner with pgLang, a new multi-lingual, at service company founded by Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free, which launched in March 2020.


Hailing from the tiny blue-collar town of LaGrange, GA, Philmon Lee emanates raw soul without a filter and a whole lot of fire. As a kid, he learned piano, guitar, and drums and even toured with pops. Putting his head down and adopting the blue collar work ethic of his hometown, he devoted years to tirelessly honing his voice and drew inspiration from Elvis Presley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Post Malone, Lewis Capaldi, Sam Smith, Elton John, and Steven Tyler, to name a few. Eventually, he captivated both Against Da Grain Entertainment and Epic Records, landing him a record deal. His voice will resound throughout 2020 and beyond.


Global superstar, producer and DJ, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll – a.k.a Kygo releases a brand new remix of Donna Summer’s Grammy Award winning, platinum, #1 song “Hot Stuff” today via Sony Music International/Ultra Records/RCA Records. The original track was produced by Pete Bellotte and Giorgio Moroder and was ranked as one of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was the lead single from Donna Summer’s album ‘Bad Girls’. Summer won the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in the inaugural year the award was given out for “Hot Stuff”.


Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum modern hip-hop icon Tyga releases his brand-new collaboration “Money Mouf” with Saweetie and YG.

Featuring a banging beat and fire flutes, Tyga instructs us to put our money where our mouth at until Saweetie taps in to drop her blaring bars and YG comes through with his signature swag.


Today, singer and songwriter Eva Agathis – Kidz Bop star – releases her new single, “Like You Do,” written by Eva Agathis, Kory Glattman Torin Martinez, produced by Jonny G and distributed by AWAL.

Alicai Harley returns with slick single ‘I Just Wanna Know’

Sampling R&B classic ‘Leaving (Always On Time Part II)’ by Ashanti, ‘I Just Wanna Know’ sees Alicai channeling a new energy to her previous singles, paying homage to the original track’s early noughties vibe.. Throughout the track, Alicai makes smooth transitions between singing and rapping, the latter of which is a nod to the artist’s earlier music days and a testament to her versatility as an artist.

DETHRXNER present their 5th and last single ‘lowerdose’

Today, Copenhagen-based hardcore quartet DETHRXNER are releasing a very different single than previously released, this time featuring guest vocals by Akheem Gordon from upcoming rap group GRAA (DK). This is their fifth and last single before the release of their sophomore album ‘OVERTHRXWN’ – watch the accompanying video by clicking the cover above:

“Life’s too short for bad times, second guessing and conformity. ‘lowerdose’ represents exactly that. Don’t think outside the box. Be outside the box”, vocalist Neema Rad shares.

New music: Kygo x Donna Summer “Hot Stuff”

Global superstar, producer and DJ, Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll – a.k.a Kygo releases a brand new remix of Donna Summer’s Grammy Award winning, platinum, #1 song “Hot Stuff” today via Columbia/ Sony Music International/Ultra Records/RCA Records. The original track was produced by Pete Bellotte and Giorgio Moroder and was ranked as one of Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and was the lead single from Donna Summer’s album ‘Bad Girls’. Summer won the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in the inaugural year the award was given out for “Hot Stuff”.

Franky Wah returns with Anthemic new single ‘You Don’t Know’

Following on from lauded mixtape The Revival Vol. 1, Yorkshire DJ and producer Franky Wah returns with the euphoric sounds of new single ‘You Don’t Know’, out today via Ministry of Sound.

Sampling iconic vocals from the 90s house classic ‘Finally’ by Kings of Tomorrow, ‘You Don’t Know’ combines kinetic drum patterns and elevating synth layers to craft an emotional club track with progressive trance at its heart.

Vicious Rumors Release Video For Title Track of New Album “Celebration Decay”

Vicious Rumors new album “Celebration Decay” has been getting incredible reviews and ratings in international press worldwide! Including chart entries at #79 in German Top 100 Album charts and #85 in America on Billboard’s hard music charts.

OUT TODAY | Norway’s Metteson drops the thumping “Harder”

Metteson is the alter ego of Sverre Breivik, a stage performer with an eye and ear for a glamorous and dramatic statement. Just read how he thinks you, the listener, should best enjoy his music: “Riding your mother’s cabriolet, on top of a hill or lying in bed with your headphones on, feeling sorry for yourself.” I think it’s up to you whether Metteson means a horse-drawn carriage, or a convertible automobile when he says “cabriolet”….but the balance must tip towards the former, right?

SG Lewis shares Soulwax remix of ‘Impact’

Since its August release ‘Impact’, featuring mesmeric and euphoric vocal work from Robyn and Channel Tres’ trademark smooth delivery, has proved to be one of the hits of the summer following its premiere as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record on BBC Radio 1. Across the last month and change, the track has racked up heavy support from the station, so much so that it landed on the Radio 1 Playlist this week, while clocking over six million streams already. Its cultural impact was solidified recently with Shea Coulee and Detox creating their own video for the smash hit.