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BTS AND YOUTUBE ANNOUNCE PERMISSION TO DANCE CHALLENGE
BTS is inviting the world to dance along with them to their new track, “Permission to Dance,” for the first-ever worldwide dance challenge on YouTube Shorts, following its global expansion. Starting this Friday, anyone from across the globe can create a 15-second YouTube Short right from the YouTube mobile app, replicating the core dance moves from the “Permission to Dance” music video. The dance moves for this challenge are the “International Sign” gestures that the septet was seen doing in the music video, bearing the meaning “Joy,” “Dance” and “Peace”.”. As the “Permission to Dance” lyrics encourage listeners to move to the rhythm of their heartbeat, BTS is bringing the world together again with this special dance and inviting people to add their own style to their YouTube Shorts creations.
Slovenian Rock Band XSKULL8 Release New Album ‘From Sin To Sinners’ via Curtain Call Records July 23, 2021
Even though it’s the first record under the name XSKULL8, the guys say it’s “apparent that it’s not our first. This is already a product that we fearlessly introduce ourselves with to the world music scene.”
After the release of the last single “Leaves Are Falling” from the album, they note with enthusiasm that the song has caught on remarkably and they hope the same for the rest of the material. “Most of this has already been presented to our audience as singles, but we have some unheard ear-candy on the album,” they promise.
With deep musical roots that span across many genres including gospel, R&B and country, Brian Rhea has been honing his craft of music to a wide demographic of people. From churches to street corners, from bars to arenas, Brian has been bringing his brand of music to sinners and saints alike for nearly two decades.
Swedish House Mafia release “Lifetime” feat. Ty Dolla Sign and 070 Shake
Global supergroup Swedish House Mafia have just released a new song and video “Lifetime” featuring Ty Dolla Sign and 070 Shake, swallowing up on last week’s release of “It Gets Better” which was accompanied the news of their reunion and signing to the prestigious Republic Records. The band are performing on today’s episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with both Ty Dolla $ign and 070 Shake joining in. The seminal global group last released music in 2013 with fans and press worldwide hoping and speculating for years about a return.
Vintage Pistol Drops New Track, SMOKE ABOUT IT
An anthem of resilience, “Smoke About It” is a reminder to find the humor in everyday situations. Lead guitarist Walt Blythe shares, “Life happens, vans break, we get tired, and we find ways to take the load off. The meaning really hits home with the day-to-day struggles we go through to get to those festival grounds, friends’ houses, big venues and corner bars where we get to do our thing. It’s all about getting through the little stuff and getting into gear…of trying our best to be able to do this rock thing for a long time.”
#ATLTop20 #Certified !!! – PGF THE LABEL PRESENTS: PGF SHAWT – “Track Meet” feat. Pop Lord [New Video]
NEW VIDEO ALERT! Anette Olzon “Sick Of You”
Current The Dark Element (and ex-Nightwish) vocalist Anette Olzon is set to release her new solo album, “Strong” via Frontiers Music Srl on September 10, 2021.
Today Anette releases the video for “Sick of You.”
“’Sick Of You’ is a song for the ones who has been used, abused, lied to, and mistreated over and over again and now enough is enough and you’re taking back control of your life.” – Anette Olzon (The Dark Element, ex-Nightwish).
Opting towards more indie instrumentation, “High in Denver” is in its truest form a love song not only towards who Haley sings for, but also for the lifestyle of a touring artist. Haley’s cascading vocals during the hook of the song caresses the listener with a warm and inviting feeling that is supplemented by her vivid lyrics of love and adventure. Haley’s new musical identity makes it clear that she lives to serve the song, the most important decision an artist must make if they wish to truly speak to their fans.
Hypnôxy is an electronic dance music Dj producer and remixer. Born in October 9th, 1983 in the South of France, he is fascinated very young by music. After studying music at the Conservatory, he follows a course in theater workshops and theatrical expression in Paris. He begins his career as a songwriter and performer for pop bands with whom he performed at European concerts. Influenced by the Euro dance movement of the 90s, he gets passionate about sound and becomes a producer director for DJs and pop dance groups and remix for artists from the electro scene. Knowledge and experience acquired, he then produces his first EDM titles that will open the doors of Dijing. The hypnotic “Ô” of his stage name is his visual and scenic identity.
HEARTS & HAND GRENADES reveal Bad Medicine music video, new album out Nov 19
Hot off the heels of having just released their debut album Turning to Ashes in January of this year, American NWOCR band Hearts & Hand Grenades are back! The band have just revealed a music video for their brand new single “Bad Medicine” which is the first single from their upcoming sophomore album Between the Lines. The video was directed by Nick Sonricker at Twenty6 Productions.
International All-Stars Project ACT OF DENIAL Release New Single ‘Your Dark Desires’, Feat. + Announced by Ron Thal Bumblefoot!
Today, July 19th, International All-Stars melodic death metal project ACT OF DENIAL premiere their 5th and last single ‘Your Dark Desires’ before the debut album ‘Negative’ comes out on August 13th, via Crusaders/Golden Robot records. ‘Your Dark Desires’ is featuring one of the biggest heavy and rock star Ron Thal Bumblefoot (Guns N Roses,Son of Apollo) on guitar solo.
#ATLTop20 #Certified !!! Babygrande Records Presents: Dubbo – “Beat Up The Belly 2” [New Video]
SAINT BODHI RELEASES LYRIC VIDEO FOR EMOTIONAL NEW SINGLE “HURT LIKE ME”
Saint Bodhi, the genre-bending singer/songwriter from South-Central-L.A. has a brand new single and lyric video “Hurt Like Me,” available now via Def Jam Recordings. The emotional, raw single highlights the singers lyrical skill and smooth flow that is authentically her own.
MARION RAW SHARES NEW SINGLE “HIDEAWAY”
Today, Mexico City/LA-based singer-songwriter Marion Raw shares a haunting new single “Hideaway,” premiered by RollingStone Mexico. Drawing on many of the same sonic elements from her debut album, Raw combines guitar rhythms with echoey drums and spooky harmonies under a tape-saturated haze for a stunning followup, all recorded on a Tascam 8 Track. Her debut solo album, Deep Cuts, was released in April.
Kanye West Presents A Donda Listening Event at Mercedes-Benz Stadium this Thursday, July 22 at 8:00PM. Tickets go on sale today, July 19, at 5:00PM EST at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets for this event are $50.00 and $20.00.
Midwestern Singer-Songwriter Bradley Allen Coco Released his Debut Single “Closer to You”
For many years Bradley Allen was the man behind the drum kit, laying the groove down for hard rock bands such as Autumn Rove and 745, but a desire to do more with his music and not be held back by the ability/availability of others forced him to the front of the stage, sometimes performing drums, playing guitar and singing all at the same time!