Gang Of Four Answer What Happens Next With Triumphant Eighth Album

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Make no mistake, this ain’t your father’s Gang Of Four. Gone is original vocalist Jon King, replaced with John Sterry whose sexy swagger immediately sets the tone on What Happens Next opener “Where The Nightingale Sings” enticing listeners into the world of Gang Of Four 2.0. [Read more…]

The Birdman Rallies “Dissolve Into The Black” on new single, Real River Full-Length Available Now

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The best kind of music is the kind that is utterly incomparable and indescribable. One listen to “Dissolve Into The Black” by The Birdman Rallies and both those descriptions instantly ring true. [Read more…]

All That Remains Reach A New Level With The Order of Things

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Think of All That Remains as the Testament or Exodus of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. While not necessarily getting the constant accolades like their peers in Killswitch Engage or Lamb Of God, All That Remains continually defy the odds getting greater and greater with each release. [Read more…]

GHXST Unveil Video For “No Luck”, Release Nowhere EP

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If White Zombie were born from the desert instead of NYC, they might sound like GHXST (Even though GHXST, who even covered “Dragula”, is from New York). On their latest release, Nowhere, GXHST take their brand of fuzzed out psych rock to new levels and deliver explosive results. [Read more…]

PVRIS Continue Live Domination With Pierce The Veil & Sleeping With Sirens, Debut White Noise Out Now

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If the video/song below for “My House” doesn’t immediately hook you then the full-length from Lowell, MA’s PVRIS definitely will. Released last year through Rise Records, White Noise is a glorious amalgamation of The Birthday Massacre’s female-driven synthetic rock along with some good old ’80’s style Pop in the Hall & Oates/Tears For Fears vein. [Read more…]

Eisbrecher Release Schock, Industrial World Falls To Their Knees In Praise

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I forgot who uttered the quote but I was reading an interview when Rammstein entered the scene in the mid-‘9o’s and a band member was asked why they prefer to sing in German rather than in English to which they likened the experience to listening to AC/DC growing up and not understanding the words but feeling the impact of the music just the same. [Read more…]

Machine Head Prepare To Decimate Brighton Music Hall This Weekend, New Album Bloodstone & Diamonds Out Now!

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My first exposure to Oakland’s Machine Head was waaaaay back in 1994 when the now classic Burn My Eyes was released. I was on the Roadrunner Records mailing list and occasionally got postcards about new releases (Yes, regular old snail mail used to inform people about new music). [Read more…]

TIDALWAVE Releases Debut EP!

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Charlotte, North Carolina’s TIDALWAVE want to rock fans in a way that can only be attained by evoking the greats of the ’90’s. No, I’m not talking grunge or the second coming of boy bands and bubblegum pop. I’m talkin’ alt-rock, post-rock, guitar-rock….whatever! Think late ’90’s and Chevelle, Taproot, deftones. Get it now? [Read more…]