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A Rising Force Sign Two Album Deal with Dark Star Records and Release New Single and Video for the Title Track Undertow
‘A RISING FORCE’ is an all-original Minnesota rock act that announce they have signed a new 2 album deal with Dark Star Records/SONY/Universal and will re-release their first album “Undertow” on February 18, 2022. The third single for the title track “Undertow” was released on December 17th, with a brand new music video that has a memorial to their late record company President and friend Bill Chavis and can be viewed at:
Moloken returns with new single and music video
Moloken returns with the stand-alone single and music video “21.12.21”. The first new music from the Swedish hardcore-influenced metal group since their fourth studio album “Unveilance of Dark Matter”, released in January 2020. “21.12.21” is named after, lyrically influenced by, and released on the darkest day of the year. Kristoffer from the band comments:
Parody Metallers NANOWAR OF STEEL Reveal New Lyric Video for “Il Signore degli Anelli dello Stadio”!
Have you ever wanted to watch Lord Of The Rings characters play football? Chaotic Italian bunch NANOWAR OF STEEL have made it happen! On their single “Il Signore degli Anelli dello Stadio”, the parody metallers combine their love for the classic J. R. R. Tolkien fantasy with the world’s favorite team sport!
Slime Krime and GWOP Life Inc set the record straight on “Clear The Smoke”. The Decatur, GA rapper linked up with Kevlar production and delivered a certified street banger. When the smoke rolls in, Slime Krime is ready to Clear It All Out, At Any Cost, press play and learn the lyrics.
Prog / Psychedelic Rock Project ROAD TRIP Signs With Epictronic & Announce “Merry Go Round” Album
Prog / Psychedelic Rock Prodigy ROAD TRIP has signed a deal with Epictronic for the album “Merry Go Round”, set to be released on the 21st of January 2022.
The album Merry Go Round is Dave Hulatt’s solo project. It is the result of many years of performing, recording and production experience as a musician/composer and sound engineer/ producer.
[New Album] Bazooka Joe Gotti “Trappin’ Rappin’ And Scrappin'”
Bazooka Joe Gotti is a founding member of the Street Reportas together with platinum producer Gennessee.
As a cypher killer, he has built a reputation as being a freestyle king with next level improvisational rhyming skills. Bazooka Joe Gotti has been in cyphers in the streets of New York City, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco as well as Hawaii and Europe. The flow is precise and his dedication to preserving Hip Hop culture is quite obvious.
Japanese female rap duo FEMM follow up Billboard hit with new album ‘Tokyo Girls Anthem’
From the release of their breakthrough girls’ empowerment anthem ‘Fxxk Boyz Get Money’ in 2014, Japanese mannequin rap duo FEMM have built a loyal fanbase of music fans and influencers in the West, pioneering a new era for women in the rap scene. Later, their debut album, ‘Femm-Isation’, reached the Top 10 of the Billboard World Albums chart in the United States, while also being featured in the Best Indie Albums section at HMV stores across the United Kingdom.
On Friday, December 17, 2021, this unique duo followed their hit debut release with their second full-length album, ‘Tokyo Girls Anthem’. As the title suggests, it is an album packed with exciting tracks “by girls, for girls”.
A music video for the title track ‘Tokyo Girls Anthem’ will get a YouTube Premiere release on December 24 at noon Japan time.
Ishan Falls Back To His Own World With New Video “Lately”
Boston’s Ishan has pushed past the limits that have trapped his generation of “soundcloud” and “mumble rap” by consistently bringing real Hip Hop and lyricism into the spotlight. His latest video Lately is a self produced track directed by Couvy and edited by Ruscillo about being in your own world. “The lyrics were inspired by the current emotions I was feeling at the time, overwhelmed with work and school, I just wanted to shut people out and do my own thing, focus on my goals and tasks at hand and just execute the plan I had for myself” says Ishan. Check it out now on YouTube and your preferred digital streaming provider.
Cobourg, ON Country Rocker Jeremy Macklin Raises a Glass to Gratitude with “Half Full Cup”
While it’s essential to happiness, taking time to focus on what we’re grateful for can be challenging — especially with the world overflowing with trials and tribulations. Thankfully, Cobourg, ON country singer-songwriter Jeremy Macklin shares that quintessential life wisdom with his new single and video, “Half Full Cup” — available now!
Beres Hammond ft. Wickerman “Mi Deyah Again”
Acknowledging that the world has been indoors for the past 2 years with few opportunities to be social and enjoy the company of others “Mi Deyah Again” celebrates the good vibes and positive energy many are ready to share. The world-acclaimed singer said “though we haven’t seen each other face to face, we are ready for a real-life embrace.”
Produced and recorded at the esteemed Harmony House Studio in Stony Hill, Jamaica; the mood and theme of the song is to bring joy to those who hear the track. Wickerman adds “people have been through a lot and we just want to lighten the vibes.”.
SHAPE OF DESPAIR Premieres New Song, “Dissolution”
Finnish funeral doom icons SHAPE OF DESPAIR will be releasing their brand new full-length, ‘Return to the Void,’ on February 25, 2022 via Season of Mist! The band is now sharing the brand new single, “Dissolution,” which can be heard at THIS LOCATION.