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Foxy Shazam shares haunting new video “Dancing With My Demons”
Today, innovative rock n’ rollers Foxy Shazam shared their new song and cinematic video “Dancing With My Demons”, which will appear on their upcoming album The Heart Behead You. “Dancing With My Demons” clocks in at 4:30 of caustic rock – the kind of tune that only Foxy could pull off with a flair that is equally effervescent and haunting. The vocals are soaring and theatrical, underpinned by a powerful performance from the band through a symphony of horns, guitars, and drums that add emphasis to the swirling theme of the track.
OUT OF THIS WORLD Releases New Video For “In A Million Years;” Self-Titled Debut Out Now!
Melodic hard rock supergroup OUT OF THIS WORLD featuring legendary names such as Kee Marcello (Europe), Tommy Heart (Fair Warning), Ken Sandin (Alien), and Darby Todd (Devin Townsend, Gary Moore, The Darkness), have officially unveiled their self-titled debut full-length, out now on Atomic Fire Records!
Born and bred New York City rock ‘n’ roll band Lovechild share their highly anticipated debut album, All You Need is Lovechild, a 9 track self-produced rock and roll powerhouse of an album. With creative, wry, and oftentimes vulnerable lyrics, All You Need Is Lovechild is full of scuzzy, electric, and riff-heavy moments, elevated with frontman’s Leo Lovechild’s classic rock delivery. In celebration of their album, Lovechild is playing a release show at Mercury Lounge on January 19th, where Lovechild plans to play the album straight through, a once in a lifetime occurrence special for this release.
Heavy outfit HORNED WOLF have released their new music video for “Become Like They Are” via Metal Underground.
Today, Philadelphia garage punk four-piece The Mary Veils have announced their debut LP, Esoteric Hex, due March 25 via PNKSLM Recordings. Alongside the announcement, they have shared the record’s first single, “Bone Blossom Green.”
Speaking on the track, the band wrote:
“‘Bone Blossom Green’ was based off a riff we had floating around for awhile. Originally we thought it would just be that main riff, for the entirety of the song but it kind of took a different turn while writing. It was one of the more challenging ones for us to finish, but we think it really showcases us as a band, and in a way highlights how we’ve developed musical and what our sound has become.”
ILIUM Release Lyric Video – EP OUT NOW!
Australian metal band ILIUM are streaming their new EP Quantum Evolution Event now! To celebrate the release, the band has released a lyric video for their track “Undergods”.
FHEDESH – single “Wake up! IT’S A BLOODBATH”
“Wake Up! IT’S A BLOODBATH”. Fhedesh is an American dark frequency artist and producer based in DTLA. His industrial trap sound and experimental visuals, inspired by elements of vampirism, provide a musical backdrop that inspires the freedom to bend and not only break, but demolish the rules.
Dionne Warwick Kicks Off 2022 with the Single, “Power In The Name” featuring Krayzie Bone & NomaD
“Power In The Name” delivers an uplifting message of hope for a bright future with a life affirming theme. Released on the Kind Music Group label the single will be available through all the major streaming services. Ms. Warwick will be promoting the single with appearances on Good Morning America on Wednesday, January 19th and Late Night with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, January 20th.
HELSOTT Unveil Single/Video For Title Track “Will and the Witch” Off Upcoming Album
California’s Helsott are kicking off 2022 with their first single and the title track off their forthcoming concept album “Will and the Witch,” mixed and mastered by J-F Dagenais (Kataklysm, Ex Deo), being released this spring through M-Theory Audio. Since their incarnation in 2019, Helsott have amassed a respectable discography including two EPs and two full-lengths. They have toured throughout North America and Europe along with performing on several festivals including Wacken Open Air.
THE LUKA STATE SHARE A SUPERCHARGED NEW SOUND ON THE SINGLE ‘OXYGEN THIEF’ – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE
The Luka State are poised for big things in 2022 as they look to build upon everything they achieved following the release of their debut album ‘Fall In Fall Out’ last year. Not letting a pandemic hold them back they played 35 shows across Europe in just two months, including two laps of UK gigs supporting The Reytons, as they performed to a combined audience of 20,000 people and appeared on French TV’s Taratata. Even then they still found the time to write a body of supercharged new songs to channel their lockdown frustrations into a cathartic release of pent-up energy. Today the band release ‘Oxygen Thief’, their first new song since releasing their debut, along with its official video.
PALACE RELEASE NEW SINGLE + VIDEO “FRIENDS FOREVER”
Out this Friday, January 21st,’Shoals’ is a profound and pensive album, boldly exploring some of life’s greatest questions over its 12 mesmerising tracks. The album deftly explores the interplay of three central existential dilemmas against a broader backdrop of wonder at the vastness and power of the ocean, concluding its arc with the stunning opus ‘Where Sky Becomes Sea’. Through diving into themes of the subconscious, dreams and existentialism, ‘Shoals’ is broadly a record about living with and processing fear. As frontman Leo Wyndham explains:
Today, award-winning singer, songwriter and producer Josienne Clarke has shared ‘Workhorse’, the second cut to be taken from her forthcoming EP I Promised You Light. ‘Workhorse’ is one of the most experimental tracks of Clarke’s career to date, with Sharon Van Etten and Sylvan Esso being the song’s musical touchstones. “This is the most joyous one on [the new EP], to me,” Clarke says of the song which she describes as a “weird dance acoustic mashup.” The song’s video, by Alec Bowman_Clarke, sees the artist roller-skating at a silent disco to emphasise the sheer joy of the track. “It’s just me in a massive room with loads of disco lights with silent disco headphones on just messing about to my own positivity anthem,” she smiles.