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A Story Told Release New Single/Video, “On and On”

Following the band’s previous singles “Home for the Summer,” “Now Now Now,” and “Messed Around,” “​On and On​” is a high energy pop-punk track that sonically pays homage to the genre’s all time greats while providing a modern twist. ​”We’re constantly seeking the next best moment we know will last forever, but end up getting stuck in the repetition of the memories that made us who we are,” ​says vocalist ​Alex Chaney ​on what lyrically inspired the track.


DJ E Clyps releases eccentric ‘French Toast’ vid, album Oct. 30th

Today, DJ E Clyps releases a wild breakfast-crazed music video for single French Toast off his forthcoming album Vintage Futre II, out October 30th via Blacklight Music.

French Toast is just a taste of what’s to come on the highly anticipated Vintage Future II LP. In traditional DJ E-Clyps fashion, this album is a kaleidoscope of styles ranging from the smooth & melodic to the dark and trippy. DJ E-Clyps takes us through his roots in hip-hop, house, funk and electro, it’s a reminder of what makes him such a singular voice in dance music.


Emerging as an inescapable worldwide hit, global superstar, music entrepreneur and Reggaeton icon Daddy Yankee taps none other than Sisqó for the official remix of “Don Don” with Anuel AA and Kendo Kaponi. The song premiered tonight on the Billboard Latin Music Awards with an electric performance from the four artists. The track is now available via Universal Music Group’s Ingrooves Music Group and Republic Records, along with Daddy Yankee’s El Cartel Records.

Born Ruffians Share “Waylaid” Official Video; ‘SQUEEZE’ Out Now on Yep Roc Records

The track, which features indie-pop luminary Hannah Georgas, is Born Ruffians’ first time sharing vocals with another artist. “We’ve had other people come and sing on tracks before, but I haven’t ever sung a proper duet with anybody,” says lead singer Luke Lalonde. “Once we finished a demo version of “Waylaid” we knew it should be a duet because of the lyrics. Hannah was at the top of our list because she’s so great, and I’ve got to sing with her a few times – it’s always so effortless and easy, and I think our voices blend really well. It’s about distance in a relationship and the fear of becoming entangled with somebody else – or of that happening to you. It’s a tired of being alone song.”

CHANT (Drummer for KMFDM, Lords of Acid, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult) Announces New Album and Releases New Song

When Bradley Bills, creator of the tribal-industrial-art-rock project, CHANT, is not drumming alongside PiL/Ministry/Killing Joke veteran Martin Atkins and Tool’s Danny Carry in the industrial supergroup Pigface – he’s producing albums with percussive driven songwriting that digs deep into primal emotion and social observation and 2020 is no exception.

CHANT took to social media this week to announce that a new album ‘HYDRA’ is complete, and a new single ‘President God’ will be released during presales, occurring now and leading up to the album’s release on October 30th.

Oberon Rose Announces LP + Shares Single “American Avenue”

Built around the songwriting team of Tommy Oberon and Rebecca Rose, Oberon Rose pulls from a variety rock, folk and pop influences that span both genres and decades.

Based out of Nashville and heavily influenced by the British Invasion and the guitar playing of bluesman Peter Green, Tommy Oberon strives to bring “my love of melody, harmony and electric guitar” to the listener.

Take A Trip Down ‘American Avenue’ With Nashville’s Oberon Rose Ahead Of January Album Release

Josh Morningstar Releases Music Video for New Single “We Were There”

A curious and fresh combination of grit and humor, Josh Morningstar is knocking down stereotypes. With his worn boots and unforgettable raspy voice, the small-town boy is back with his new single “We Were There,” which is everything different from his previous offerings. With “We Were There,” Morningstar goes out of his comfort zone to connect with his audience on a deeper level. His songwriting embraces his roots as he delves into his personal aspirations and emotions that strongly resonate in this latest offering. First and foremost a songwriter, Morningstar chose to release the demo version first to give people a glimpse into his process from start to finish.

MÖRK GRYNING Streams New Album ‘Hinsides Vrede’ in Full!

“We are proud to finally present our new album ‘Hinsides Vrede’ in its entirety to you,” comments founding member Goth Gorgon. “It’s forged by the elements of our past which have matured during our 15 years break. It’s an opus of rage and fury of the world beyond.”

French-Malian superstar Aya Nakamura’s new album AYA out 11/13

The announcement comes as her last album, 2018’s NAKAMURA, surpasses one million album sales worldwide and 3.5 billion streams globally, bridging Europe, Africa and Latin America. NAKAMURA earned Aya ten certified singles, propelled by the French #1 hit “Djadja,” which has earned over 1 billion streams and Platinum certification in 17 countries (charting in 36 total). The record landed a record-breaking seven Top 10 tracks in the French charts upon its release.

RAHWAY Releases Official Music Video for “Stone”

New Jersey based heavy rock band RAHWAY, also known as the Slumlords of NJ (which is also the name of the band’s freshly released EP), has released their heavy rock tale of love heartbreak, and coping with the pain, “Stone.” Preceded by their poignant video for “Sugar,” filmed during the 2020 Lockdown, “Stone” was produced and engineered by Mike Orlando (Adrenaline Mob) and recorded at Sonic Stomp Studios in Staten Island, NY, while the music video was produced, directed, and edited by Larry Jones (Arc Angel Entertainment).

Okabe – “Wait” – the new single available now

“Wait” outlines the infatuation period and the dopamine rush where this one person feels like a drug. The intense feelings that bleed into your everyday life making it difficult to focus on anything else.

Video: Okito – So Easy

‘So Easy’ is the 4th single off of Okito’s critically acclaimed debut album ‘Dystopian Heart’. The Jazz influenced production coupled with a gritty drum break set the mood for listening.

Fake Dad Devour “Breakfast in New York”

Brooklyn duo Fake Dad has returned with another single in 2020. “Breakfast in New York” has its inspiration drawn from an unlikely source: a Jurassic Park knockoff ride in the middle of the country. While using the prehistoric backdrop to film a music video, the group—Andrea de Varona (she/her) and Josh Ford (he/him)—fixated on “the things we wish we could change are what make our lives meaningful.” The result is a mid-tempo electronic/R&B track that combines the languid ride of a dinosaur tourist trap with the bustle of their beloved hometown. It doesn’t take 65 million years to find a song this fresh.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra announces livestream event: Christmas Eve and Other Stories Live in Concert” coming on Dec. 18

In August, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) was forced to make the heartbreaking announcement that, for the first time in more than 20 years, the group will not be able to tour during the holiday season. The multi-platinum, critically acclaimed, progressive rock group, is proud to make an exciting announcement today – to keep its rock holiday tradition alive, TSO will bring a performance right into fans’ homes with the world premiere of its first-ever livestream event, “Christmas Eve and Other Stories Live In Concert,” on Fri., Dec. 18.

Arcana Reveals Another Single “Tailwind” From Space Rock Opera Debut EP Out Nov 6th

Calgary, Canada’s Arcana are releasing their debut EP this year, the fantastic space rock opera “Letters From A Lost Soul | Act I: The World One Forms”. They are releasing a second single and first music video “Tailwind” from this debut, which takes progressive metal and rich storytelling to a new level.


Carson Lueders, eighteen-year-old singer, songwriter, guitarist from Spokane, Washington, began his love for music after being guitar lessons his parents on his 5th birthday. He launched his self-titled YouTube channel at the age of 7, posting popular acoustic covers leading to an extensive international fan base, preteen performance on The View and an appearance on BET Music Moguls.

Producer Jude Woodhead’s new double single ‘Choi Suns / Traces’

South London producer Jude Woodhead has unveiled a new double single ‘Choi Suns’ / ‘Traces’, out on Friday 16th October.

Two meticulously crafted electronic tracks, expertly combining digital production with rich instrumentation and angelic vocal snippets, the record opens with the melodic beauty of ‘Choi Suns’. ‘Traces’ is a more poignant affair, underpinned by glistening production and orchestral energy. The record marks his third release of the new decade following singles ‘Bodies Of Water’ and ‘Keep The Lights Inside The House’.

MARIALENA – “Prophecies”

Born in Athens (Greece). Marialena has completed her studies in vocal and music performance under Ms. Maria Marketou with the first trophy. She has performed regularly in various concerts in Greece, as a solist at Megaro Mousikis of Athens performing the operas ” Carmen” as Micaela, “le nozze di Figaro” as contessa and “les contes d` Hofman” in the role of Antonia. Also at Filologikos sillogos “Parnassos”, “sillogos Neas Smyrnis”, vyzantin museum for a tribute to Cervantesin the presence of the Spanish ambassador and twice in Aegean festival in Syros theatre in the opera sour angelica and two years later Motzart`s coronation mass. She is active in musicals and operas and she works with bands also in different styles like metal.

Her studies also include classical piano, music theory and theatre and she has participated in seminars and master classes with Michael Chance, Dimitri Tiliakos and Dimitri Kavrakos.

BLACKSTARKIDS Release Album ‘Whatever, Man’

Walking through a winding maze of surprise and discovery and embracing BLACKSTARKIDS’ own nostalgia for their upbringing in the 2000s, the of genre-crossing stoner-pop influenced album is a call to arms for BLACKSTARKIDS and features previously released singles “BRITNEY BITCH,” “FRANKIE MUNIZ,” and latest single “ACTING NORMAL” alongside their newly released track “FRIENDSHIP” which features personal messages from fellow Dirty Hit signees Matt Healy of The 1975, beabadoobee, and more.

George Benson’s First Live Album in 30 Yrs, Final Single Out Now

GRAMMY-winning jazz icon George Benson has just released “Turn Your Love Around,” the third and final single from his electrifying new live album ‘Weekend In London.’ Out November 13th, ‘Weekend In London’ is Benson’s first new live recording in 30 years, capturing his 2019 performance at London’s intimate 250-seat Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Only a handful of lucky fans were present as the lights went down that magical night in 2019. But now, Kevin Shirley’s dynamic production is your invitation to slide onto Ronnie Scott’s red velvet banquette and catch the sparks as Benson’s honeyed vocal and fluid licks drive the finest live outfit in modern jazz.

Owen Meany’s Batting Stance premieres animated video for “Car Odyssey”

On the heels of their new album Feather Weights, a record on which “each song tells a specific story” (The Chronicle Herald) replete with “thoughtful turns of phrase” (CBC Music) and “poetic humour” (Dusty Organ), literary folk rock act Owen Meany’s Batting Stance debuts a new video for “Car Odyssey.”

PREMIERE: Owen Meany’s Batting Stance’s new animated visuals is a sentimental reflection of the past

SCARDUST Release GONE Music Video

Israeli progressive metallers SCARDUST have released a new music video for ‘Gone’. The track is taken from their new album ‘Strangers’, which will be released on October 30th, 2020 via M-Theory Audio. The YouTube video can be viewed here: