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[New Video] Beni-Hana “No Ghost” (produced by Killabong)

Underground Hip-Hop rhyme spitter Beni-Hana releases “No Ghost”, the latest single and music video from his forthcoming album “Blackwater Magi”, due out 17th of June via the Snowgoon Goon Musick label.

Directed by Jason Miller, the Carolina backwoods based music video features chilling descriptions of sci-fi acid trips and a smorgasbord of references from ancient religious figures to pop culture icons over a beautiful backdrop of epic proportions.


‘Heavy Is The Crown’ marks the first single in 2021 for the band, and Daughtry’s return to mainstream rock airplay charts. It’s garnered strong critical praise following the band’s performances on Loudwire Nights and TV’s #1 daytime talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show. Maintaining the direction ’World on Fire’ awarded the band, they continue to embrace their hard rock roots, as evidenced by Chris’s recent lauded collaboration with Sevendust’s Lajon Witherspoon for their reimagining of the hit song ‘Hunger Strike (Temple of the Dog Cover)’ by Eddie Vedder and the late Chris Cornell. A bold and unexpected move, SPIN Magazine considered it a “completely different beast altogether.”

Progressive Metalcore Act FLYING CUPID Debuts Video for Title Track from Long-Awaited Debut, “All Turns to Dust”

Progressive metalcore act FLYING CUPID has revealed a new animated video for “All Turns to Dust,” the title track from the long-awaited debut album of the same name.

“The video reflects the journey of a man near his end of the life as he cherishes all the memories and experiences that he has had, even though all turns to dust one day,” says guitarist Abhiruk Patowary. Watch the video now at –


Today, Migos — Offset, Quavo, and Takeoff — proudly present their mega-anticipated new album and the ultimate threequel, Culture III—out now via Quality Control Music / Motown Records. It is available on their official store with a limited Gallery Dept. capsule collection.

The Late Ones Drop New Video “Fake Reggae”

“Fake Reggae” is a call to action. Since its genesis, reggae music has been used as a form of resistance against oppression. With this single, The Late Ones challenge artists within the genre to use their platforms to make change and push the envelope. The band passionately states, “If you use this music correctly it can affect real change!”

Nitepunk Sparks an Uprising With Rowdy Trap-Fueled Single “MTV” on HARD Recs – June 11

The Brooklyn-based producer has been blazing through the bass scene with a heart-racing sound that has taken him to quality camps from the likes of Never Say Die, Disciple, Subsidia, Circus and more. Over the last six months, he’s hammered out two fiery breaks-fueled singles for the HARD Recs camp, and he’s now on the verge of breaking off his next issue, a trap-tinged heater armed with a rebellious hip-hop vocal, which was written during the height of the BLM protests.

Artist: Nitepunk
Title: MTV
Label: HARD Recs
Genre: Trap / Wave
Release Date: June 11

Valborg Ólafs release “Holiday,” announce debut album

Icelandic dream pop outfit Valborg Ólafs have released their latest single, “Holiday,” to herald the upcoming release of their debut full-length, titled Silhouette.

Formed around singer/songwriter Valborg Ólafsdóttir, the four-piece has become a rising name in their native Iceland since releasing their self-titled 2019 debut, quickly picking up spots on Icelandic Airwaves, Indie Week in Toronto, and dates across North America.

Get to Know: Valborg Ólafs

New single: Amusement Parks On Fire – Boom Vang

After taking what they called a ’88-month moratorium’, Amusement Parks On Fire are ready to unveil ‘An Archaea’, their first new album in over a decade.
Drawing from innumerable, often entirely unanticipated musical approaches whilst defying direct description, this new record sounds simultaneously uncanny, utterly unique and yet unmistakably the work of Amusement Parks On Fire.

MONSTERWATCH Shares EP Via Rebel Noise, ‘Noise You Will Never Care About’ EP Out Now On All DSPs

Today, MONSTERWATCH share their EP Noise You Will Never Care About, out now on all DSPs. The noise band will be performing at Treefort Music Festival and Freakout Festival this fall. Rebel Noise premiered the EP, praising the “menacingly jagged and detuned rock guitar riffs, gigantically fuzzed-up bass lines, thunderous drum attack, and aggressively shouted out vocals.”

Varro Vivyds Unleashes Bold New Single “Bed Frame” Out Today

Varro Vivyds is a Santa Cruz native who creatively captures her emotions and writes them in such a way where the audience will feel like they’re experiencing them too.

Rap Songstresses Karlae & Coi Leray Release The Music Video For “I Like” Off Of Slime Language 2

Today, Young Stoner Life Records’ recording artist Karlae releases the music video for “I Like” featuring fellow female rapper Coi Leray — off of the YSL Records compilation album Slime Language 2. The melodic bop finds the rap songstresses boasting seductive yet braggadocious bars about the type of things they like in a man. A standout out song off of the Slime Language 2 album, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 earlier this year, Karlae and Coi Leray’s female empowerment anthem holds its own on the male-dominated tracklist adding “a romantic break to the compilation” according to the Wall Street Journal.

Canadian Pop-metal Band Fallen Stars Stream New Video Via Ghost Cult Magazine

Fallen Stars are a thrilling explosion of sound hailing from the wetlands of Vancouver. This fantastic five piece brilliantly fuse Hard Rock and Pop-Metal, generating a completely refreshing sound. Their music is simultaneously warm and whimsical yet righteous and rare. Front woman, Rose has a soul shaking voice that rattles listeners to the core. Her vocal range is impossibly well suited to the wall of sound surrounding her by this group of fiercely talented artists. Fallen Stars are proud members of the LGBTQ+ and Queer community.

Saudia Arabian Alternative Progressive Rock/Metal Ana.n7n New Single “Sonnaa Al Dayaa”

Saudi Arabia’s Aana.n7n is a melodic progressive rock/metal quintet that is passionate about three things: writing stories, making music, and creating visual art.

They are only one of a few bands from their country doing heavy music in Arabic vocals.


Chalk Portraits, the ambient solo project of Metal Injection’s Greg Kennelty, has released the single “Submerged” on all streaming platforms.

Greg commented “”Submerged’ is meant to sound like you’re a few miles underwater, listening to the currents pass you by. It’s a really cool audio experiment with a ton of different piano tracks that went very right, and that I’m really proud of. Now go listen to ‘Submerged’ at the beach and watch the waves roll in.”

Doom distributors Cavern Deep stream brand new video “Deeper Grounds” via The Obelisk!

Doom act Cavern Deep stream the next installment to their brilliant concept album. The video “Deeper Grounds” is now streaming via The Obelisk and can be viewed at this link:

Cavern Deep Premiere “Deeper Grounds” Live Performance Video

Canadian Pop-metal Band Fallen Stars Stream New Video Via Ghost Cult Magazine

Pop metal band Fallen Stars release their phenomenal new track “Vicious Cycle” with video via Ghost Cult Magazine. The video can be viewed here:

Shaggy Palms Shares A New 90’s Grunge Vibe Video “Let Love Grow”

Alternative band Shaggy Palms shares a new 90s grunge vibe video Let Love Grow. Directed by group member David Vierling and his wife Evellin, the color filtered visuals shot at Hampton Beach capture the seedy-cool nature of the Pop Rock group. “The song is about making the best of your situation. it’s a take on depression through a flippant retro lens. I wanted to have the video loosely resemble the journey/mood of the lyrics without mirroring anything in particular, except the voodoo doll” says Dave. Check it out now on YouTube and your preferred digital streaming provider.

Tokyo Cigar – Serenity feat. Blaq Poet, Substantial, Heaven Razah [Album]

5 years in the making, 21 songs, recorded in numerous studios, using numerous instruments and equipment. Maryland producer, writer, director Tokyo Cigar has gathered 28+ artists to put together the compilation album “…Serenity.” This is less of an album and more of a music science project featuring Substantial, Blaq Poet, Singapore Kane, Toniii, Tragic Allies, Heaven Razah and more. “Serenity wasn’t a labor of love, there was no labor involved, just love.” – Tokyo Cigar