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UPRISING! Records is proud to announce that the French progressive metal unit SPHERIC UNIVERSE EXPERIENCE is now a part of its roster. The quintet from Cote d’Azur will release a new studio album, titled “Back Home”, in May 2022.
The band comments about the signing: “As a band, we are extremely excited about joining the impressive roster of talented acts at UPRISING!. A true honour. After years of hard work to deliver our best possible effort, UPRISING! was definitely the best home for our long-awaited new studio release. The five of us are looking forward to 2022!”
EZRA COLLECTIVE- Shares New Single ‘More Than A Hustler’ Feat. Novelist
“The marriage of grime and jazz started for us when we’d play covers of JME instrumentals”, explains bandleader Femi Koleoso. “That journey continued with Quest For Coin II, and this latest instalment features an MC who, like us, has a deep love for pushing the boundaries of music. More Than A Hustler is the tale of how we are consistently on the quest for greatness, and how we are more than just that journey – way more.”
BOYS NOIZE & KELSEY LU SHARE NSFW OFFICIAL SHORT FILM FOR “LOVE & VALIDATION”
Director DIANA KUNST says: “This idea came out from our need to be close to people again, to bond and to feel a community again. After a year of self isolation due to the pandemic and the increasing individualism that we live, for this story, we settled a somehow dystopian near future where individuals live isolated in nature because living in the city is unsustainable due to contamination but they live isolated from each other because humans have lost the quality of socializing.
With spending over the winter holidays projected to be up to $859 billion this year, the highest amount ever, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best Places for Christmas Celebrations, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary.
German Chart-Toppers KISSIN’ DYNAMITE Release New Single “Yoko Ono” + Official Music Video!
German heavy metal outfit KISSIN’ DYNAMITE kicks off another race to heat the anticipation for their new studio album, Not The End Of The Road, out January 21st via Napalm Records. After releasing the bursting high-voltage first single and title track “Not The End Of The Road“, followed by igniting “What Goes Up” and charity awareness single “Good Life“, the chart-topping five-piece serves another smashing surprise with the enthralling new song “Yoko Ono”, alongside an exciting music video.
LA TALENTOSA CANTANTE DOMINICANA, LUCHY DR SORPRENDE CON EL TEMA “MAL DE AMOR”
Luchy DR ha llegado a la escena musical fuerte, con talento, personalidad, y música buena. Temas como “Me Mata El Deseo”, “Te Quiero Comer”, “No Te Sale”, “Bufón”, y “365” han sido un antes y un después en su carrera.
Sus canciones, mayormente del genero Urbano han obtenido gran aceptación entre su fanaticada. Siempre apoyando a las mujeres, y creyente en el empoderamiento, Luchy DR es fuerte, decidida y independiente, una vocera para todas las mujeres que lo necesitan. Proviene de una familia musical, su tía formo parte de el grupo de merengue “Las Chicas Del Can”.
Canadian Dungeon Synth Solo Project FrazyL Signs With Epictronic
Canadian Dungeon Synth solo project FrazyL has signed a licensing deal with Epictronic for the debut album “Mon Odyssée”, due for release on the 21st of January 2022.
Signing Statement – I am glad to announce that FrazyL, my solo synth music project, has signed a record deal with the Italian label Epictronic. I am happy and proud to have the opportunity, with this partnership, to take a step further into sharing my music. This will allow me to release my first album. It is a pleasure to work with this great professional team.
MUSHROOMHEAD Gifts Fans with Eerie, Cinematic Music Video for “A Requiem For Tomorrow”
Masked horror-metal masters MUSHROOMHEAD have returned with a holiday gift for fans in the form of an eerie, cinematic, and brutally blasphemous new music video for the A Wonderful Life favorite “A Requiem For Tomorrow”, featuring the haunting contributions of the Cleveland Chamber Choir. Their hair-raising vocal backdrop combined with the band’s trademark gruesome aesthetic, punishing sound, intricate costumes, and detailed SFX makeup make for a chilling surprise to cap 2021.
DEATH ON FIRE Premiere New Single “Slave” At Decibel
Midwest death metal outfit DEATH ON FIRE present their new single “Slave”, via Decibel Magazine, landing ahead of their 2022 album Burial Hymns.
The band comments:
“Slave deals with the struggles of depression, addiction, and self hate. It is a hard look back at life and a reminder of the decisions we face and the impacts they have on others”
After been involved into various bands such as Stolen Memories, French metal/rock guitarist/composer Baptiste Brun just unveiled a first audio glance from its first solo album with “The Element” available right now on YouTube.
This song will featured on the Frenchman’s debut full-length effort called ‘Origin’ and to be released on both Limited CD/digital edition on February 28th 2022 through Bandcamp and the main legal platforms.
Superstah Snuk (ST. Da Squad) is done being modest with “No More Humble” FT. DJ Slipwax Video
Superstah Snuk (ST. Da Squad) is a skilled veteran and has been one of New England’s most underrated emcees for years. Hailing from Haverhill, MA his diverse talent and abilities has landed him songs with notable features from Token, Ras Kass, Termanology, Ea$y Money, Slaine, Millyz, Reks, Chilla Jones, and more. His debut album Man Of 1000 Styles was distributed via Traffic Ent. followed up by his sophomore album Last To Leave on ST. Records.
Along the way dozens of agents team up to look high and low for what may have been right in front of their face all along, mirroring the seeking nature of the song. More than forty musicians, actors, comedians, directors, artists and other creatives make appearances, ranging from Harrison’s friends and former band mates Ringo Starr and Jeff Lynne; to actors Darren Criss, Jon Hamm, Rosanna Arquette; musicians Joe Walsh, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Reggie Watts, comedians Moshe Kasher, Natasha Leggero, Patton Oswalt; comedy duos Tim and Eric (Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim) and Garfunkel and Oates (Kate Micucci and Riki Lindhome); and others like writer, actor, director Taika Waititi (“What We Do In The Shadows,” “Jojo Rabbit,” “Thor”) and visual artist Shepard Fairey. The video also features Harrison’s wife Olivia Harrison and their son Dhani Harrison, who appear in scenes with actress Aimee Mullins and actor Rupert Friend, respectively.