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Gathering of Strangers released their long awaited new single – ANTIDOTE

Having signed to Colin Barlow’s (ex RCA UK president) new label ‘Inter Music’ Things are about to get a whole lot more interesting in the coming months.

Antidote is a thunderous high-octane energy of guitar laden rock, coated with an anthemic vocal. The band is now picking-up pace to become one of UK’s most talked about guitar rock acts.

New Release! Aktion Jackson “Delete”

On the first day of release, Los Angeles native Aktion Jackson’s new single “Delete”, produced by the iconic DJ Battle Cat soars to Top 25 on the Hip Hop/Rap iTunes chart. Then a few days later peaks at number 9 ranking Top 10 in the US.

Night Crowned Unleashes Album Details and Haunting Music Video!; “Hädanfärd” to be Released July 9th on Noble Demon

Hailed by critics and fans alike as one of the best releases of the year, Night Crowned took the heavy scene by storm with their debut studio album, Impius Viam (2020, Noble Demon). Consisting of former and current members of legendary acts such as Dark Funeral, Nightrage and Cipher System and with a musical vision as clear as it is haunting and disturbing, the band created with their latest album an imposing work full of rage, melancholy and pure destruction, offering a true reawakening of the sounds dormant from the most influential acts and masterpieces of the Scandinavian ’90s.

Teddy Killerz Slash Into Lethal Dubstep on Three-Track ‘Slayer’ EP on Bassrush Records – April 23

Teddy Killerz are coming back with a vengeance on follow-up EP ‘Slayer’ for Bassrush Records.

The Eastern European trio have established themselves as a formidable threat within the drum & bass realm, dominating the neuro lane with high caliber releases on Eatbrain, RAM, Playaz, Blackout Music, Viper and Neuropunk. They recently schooled the scene with their Nerd Starter Pack on Bassrush Records last year, and now they are returning to the scene of the crime with a killer three-track EP, which finds them slashing into some mental dubstep.

Artist: Teddy Killerz
Title: Slayer EP
Label: Bassrush Records
Genre: Dubstep
Release Date: April 23


Today, rapper, singer-songwriter, fashion designer and serial entrepreneur – Yelawolf is continuing his ambitious April onslaught campaign with the release of his third EP Mile Zero in collaboration with DJ Muggs.

In the beginning of April, Yelawolf launched his onslaught campaign where he drops a project every Friday leading up to his 6th studio album release Mud Mouth. He kicked it off with Turquoise Tornado (Yelawolf x Riff Raff) followed bySLUMAFIA (Yelawolf x DJ Paul) and today with Mile Zero (Yelawolf x DJ Mugs).

LION BABE – ‘Frida Khalo’ Out Now

OUT TODAY: Kool Keith Drops New Single “Extravagance” on Logistic Records

Pronsato and Benjamin Jay Keith’s Salon moves between halcyon sonics and atonal warlord dystopia, while keeping beats minimal for Kool Keith to spread extra ketchup on the hamburger. An album at once topical and futuristic, lush and bizarre, Keith’s Salon is about the business of making people beautiful. It’s time to work. The album (vinyl, CD, digital) is set for release on June 4, 2021 on Logistic Records, with three singles dropping prior to the launch date.

NEW MUSIC ALERT: NY rock n roll band STREETWISE debut album Crossing Bridges – out now

Historical trends indicate that after times of isolation and hardship, art flourishes. People are inspired to share their stories in hopes of introducing a new perspective. Brooklyn-born artist Raymond Castronovo, as many artists, took advantage of the time he spent quarantining to write and record a new album with the members of his band, Streetwise. The album, titled Crossing Bridges, is not only a tribute to the artist’s hometown but also a celebration of NYC reopening and reinventing itself, as are many cities around the world. The new Streetwise album, Crossing Bridges, is out now on DayQuest Records, on all digital platforms.

Track Out Today from Sage of New England

Sage of New England is a band led by singer/songwriter Matthew Hayes Jacobs with producer Justin Tracy. Matthew started guitar at age 7 and fell in love with writing music at age 14. His intention is to write music with depth, particularly exploring themes of transformation and compassion. While the music is reflective, it also employs a wide palette of colors, instrumentation, and hints of other genres–including folk, bossa nova, and progressive rock. They are based in New York City and Kingston, NY.

Anonymous Experimental Metal Collective Non Serviam Release New Album

The multi-talented, genre hopping anonymous collective Non Serviam have teamed up with label Code666 to bring forth another masterful release, blurring lines between genres and going beyond the boundaries that restrain them. Non Serviam creates a sonic collage of experimental, black, doom, grindcore, crust and industrial metal while staying within the framework of a baroque influence that will assault the auditory senses in the form of one of the most brutal and extreme releases of the year.

Metal Shock Finland’s Exclusive Premiere for Finland: NON SERVIAM – New Album ‘Le Coeur Bat’


Sony Music’s AVAION has enjoyed a strong spell of releases over the past year, and his latest offering ‘I don’t know why’ now gets the remix treatment from fellow German producer, and man of the moment, SOMMA. AVAION has made a name for himself with a string of emotive releases that tap into personal experiences and highlight a sincerity that is often lost in today’s music, and SOMMA delivers his take on that latest offering, combining the key elements while putting his trademark stamp on ‘I don’t know why’.