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GODLESS: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Orbits Of Decay” 360° Lyric Video From Hyderabad, India-Based Death Metal Quintet
As Hyderabad, India-based death metal quintet GODLESS prepares for their States Of Chaos debut album to see release, Decibel Magazine is hosting the newest single, “Orbits Of Decay,” through an interactive 360° lyric video.
States Of Chaos sees GODLESS delivering eight intense and unfaltering tracks of their thrash-laced death metal which promise to pummel the listener into submission. Thematically, the album explores topics hinging on psychological trepidation and terror and phantasmagorias of dreamscapes that are sure to induce nightmares.
JOHN—the moniker of the London post-hardcore duo of John Newton (drums, lead vocals) and Johnny Healey (guitar, backing vocals)—released their third album, Nocturnal Manoeuvres, on Friday, October 8th to rave reviews from The Guardian (One to Watch), Uncut Magazine, New Noise Magazine, and features at Loud & Quiet and Ghettoblaster, among others. The band is currently on a massive U.K. tour and recently shared the album’s final single: the frenetic, impressively angular “Stadium of No”- all spiked riffs, overdriven interludes and soaring choruses, packed into a tight, sub three-minute runtime.
Baxter Dury Announces Best of Album “Mr Maserati 2001-2021” || “D.O.A.” Out Today on Heavenly Recordings / PIAS
Baxter Dury will be releasing a 20 year Best Of called Mr Maserati 2001 to 2021 on December 3, 2021, through Heavenly Recordings / [PIAS]. The album will be available on LP/CD.
Pop Artist Parker Winston Announces Debut EP “If These Walls Could Talk”
An “old soul” herself, Parker has a deep love for vintage archives, heavily influenced by artists such as Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, and Paul Anka. Inspired by their styles, her music has been described as having a nostalgic, 50s inspired contemporary pop sound.
DON TOLIVER TAPS TRAVIS SCOTT FOR “FLOCKY FLOCKY” VISUAL
Self Esteem reveals “Moody” video ahead of release of highly anticipated album Prioritise Pleasure (out 10.22 on Avenue A / Fiction Records)
Starring actor, writer and stand-up comedian Alistair Green alongside Self Esteem (Rebecca Lucy Taylor), the duo enact a relationship that’s slowly falling apart. “Moody” is lifted from Self Esteem’s highly anticipated forthcoming second album Prioritise Pleasure, out October 22nd via Avenue A / Fiction Records.
Los ingresos de la música latina en Estados Unidos aumentaron 37% a $407 millones en el primer semestre de 2021 (1S de 2021), lo que continuó su recuperación. El crecimiento de ingresos de la música latina en Estados Unidos superó el general y su porcentaje se incrementó a 5.8%. Los ingresos de formatos de streaming aumentaron 37% con relación al año anterior, a $393 millones, y representaron 96% de los ingresos totales.
BrooklynVegan is currently streaming Meridian, the debut full-length from Belgian progressive/post-metal outfit HIPPOTRAKTOR, in its enthralling entirety. The premiere comes in advance of the record’s official release this Friday, October 15th via Pelagic Records.
By combining the big, catchy riffs and the rhythmical prowess of Gojira with the relentless but equally groove-loaded complexity of Meshuggah, Meridian delivers an overwhelming experience of sound, presenting the listener with sentiments that are recognisable, but with an intensity that seems larger-than-life.
MERCURY CIRCLE Premiere Music Video for “Like Matches”(feat. Cammie Gilbert of OCEANS OF SLUMBER) and Celebrate Release of Brand New Album! “Killing Moons” out now on Noble Demon
Praised by fans and critics alike for their outstanding 2020-EP The Dawn of Vitriol, Finland’s MERCURY CIRCLE have unleashed their hotly anticipated debut full-length record, titled Killing Moons! With 10 brand new tracks spanning over 63 minutes, the band’s brand new record is a deeply powerful and majestic piece of music – truly representing a genre of its own – and one that will take the listener on an all-absorbing trip into yet unimaginable spheres.
In support of the new album and to celebrate the release in glorious style, MERCURY CIRCLE just shared a new video clip for the track “Like Matches”, with a special guest appearance by none other than Cammie Gilbert of mighty Oceans of Slumber.
The Glorious Sons to open for The Rolling Stones this Sunday in LA
This marks The Glorious Sons’ third time opening for the legendary British rockers (first in Marseilles in 2018, followed by a Toronto show in 2019). With two back to back US radio #1 singles and nominations for the 2020 iHeartRadio Award and 2021 JUNO Group Of The Year under their belt, The Glorious Sons’ footprint continues to expand, and another opening slot with The Rolling Stones raises their flag ever higher. The Two-Time JUNO Award-winning rock band recently independently released their latest single “Hold Steady” (lyric video) which marks their 15th top-10 rock radio single in Canada. The Glorious Sons also recently announced US dates as part of their “Unfinished Business Tour,” taking place in December.
VAULTED: Decibel Magazine Premieres “Left In Despair” Video From Boston Death Metal Group; Band To Release Left In Despair Full-Length In November
Born from bitter Winters, VAULTED siphons aggression and internal growth through searing and metallic, sometimes melodic, unapologetic auditory chaos, and pinpointed lyrical constructs that reflect on personal despair, social atrocity, and global vitriol. The group maintains a bludgeoning heaviness with a poetic weaponry of ferocity and internal strife.
London based punk/grunge/indie band Femegades has just released “Pornsick”, their outspoken debut EP. The EP confronts aspects of contemporary womanhood, with themes of consent, women subjected to male violence, and empowerment. Three singles: the title track “Pornsick”, “Safe Sex”, and “World Turning”, with “Stealing Numbers” and “Leash” completing the “Pornsick EP”.
Miko Returns With New Pop Bop ‘In My Dreams’
Montreal based Alt-Pop artist Miko is back with his new single ‘In My Dreams’. Using his music to touch on intimacy, introspection, and the realization you are far more than your circumstances, Miko’s unique blend of Indie-Rock and Pop has seen him rack up millions of streams and build a reputation as one to watch. Now working with acclaimed producer Julian Cruz (Dominic Fike, Kenny Mason), the 22 year-old is once again demonstrating his formidable talent as both a songwriter and performer.
John Alone takes on the fame monster in new single ‘Ego’
London’s carousel of fresh talent is seemingly relentless, with few doing the rounds. However, in John Alone, we find an artist as versatile as he is familiar; a face that’s likely to stick. Unfaltering in his consistent string of releases, the young rapper-come-crooner makes a rapid return with his latest single ‘Ego’.
Psychedelic/Stoner rockers KESEM have revealed a trippy new video for their song “The Tyrant”. The track is taken from their recently released album Post-Terra.
The band commented “The Tyrant is a song about a Dictator who finds himself Exiled in space after destroying his planet due to his own recklessness. He takes no responsibility for his actions nor has learned anything from them but that does not quench his thirst for Conquest.”
Jessica Wilde drops vibey new single ‘Down To Earth’!
‘Down To Earth’ is South London singer/spoken word/rap artist Jessica Wilde’s 6th single from her raw, confessional concept album, a truly unique project, with each song a diary entry taking us on a journey through addiction and toxic relationships to self- empowerment and living sober. The album has so far gained support from tastemakers such as Jack Saunders on BBC Radio 1 and CLASH Magazine.
Soulful self-love lights up Tertia May’s “Love On My Own”; TM Radio EP out 11/12
“Love On My Own” sees May once again team up with heady producer & cowriter, Subculture. Together, the pair steer May’s combination of jazz, hip hop and blues influences into intimate, spacious soul-jazz. Yazmin Lacey, Joy Crookes, and Cleo Sol come to mind for comparison. Combined with the impassioned grit of her most recent single, “The Fire”, May’s pivot towards shades of pop on “Love On My Own” brings her expanding creative horizons into sharper view.
UK Pop Josie Proto // ‘Problem Child’
Today, Gold & Youth share “Dying in LA,” another single off their forthcoming album Dream Baby (due November 5 via Paper Bag Records). Under the Radar hosted the premiere of the track and its accompanying music video.
New music from queer black R&B musician Adria Kain [out today: Oct 13th]
‘Ocean’ was arguably the single the kicked off Toronto artist Adria Kain’s career and since then the artist has done so much personal growth, becoming more aligned with her identity as a mas-presenting queer black woman and musician.