Watch a Nuclear Winter’s Death Metal Cover of “Africa” by Toto!

Zimbabwe’s one-man Death Metal exports Nuclear Winter has shared a new cover of the 1980s pop classic “Africa” by Toto. This is the follow up to the bands’ recent cover of Haddaway’s “What Is Love?” The song is available as a free download on Bandcamp and you can hear it below. Their new album Stormscapes is out now. Continue reading

Bandcamp to Waive Fees for Artists Three More Times in Support of COVID-19 Relief

As previously announced, Bandcamp will again waive fees for bands this Friday, May 1st 2020. The last relief date paid out upwards of 4 million dollars to bands while taking no fees, encouraging fans to spend more on the platform that day, as bands seek relief from the global pandemic crisis. Now the platform has announced additional relief days on top of this week, on. June 5th and July 3rd. The waivers on May 1, June 5, and July 3 do not include artist subscription payments or vinyl pressing campaign pledges. For more information on Bandcamp’s revenue share, please see our Fair Trade Music Policy. However, this is an amazing gift to bands and a great day for fans to load up and support bands if you can. Continue reading

Twitching Tongues Streams Celtic Frost Cover – “Necromantical Screams”

Twitching Tongues has shared a brand new single, a cover of Celtic Frost’s classic ‘Necromantical Screams’, from their album To Mega Therion. The song is streaming on Bandcamp and released from the bands’ archives “for those under quarantine”. Please support this awesome band with your wallet or purse and jam this cover now! Continue reading

Converge Streams New Single – “Endless Arrow”

Converge has shared a brand new track to help us get through this dark time! ‘Endless Arrow’ is a a new, over 30-minute version of their song ‘Aimless Arrow’, from their 2012 album All We Love We Leave Behind (Epitaph Records). The song was shared as a “pay what you want” option on Bandcamp, so feel free to help this band, who have indicated they are working on new music for a future release.

The band commented:

To keep people entertained in these challenging times, Converge present “Endless Arrow”; A over 30 minute ambient/experimental version of our song “Aimless Arrow” created by Kurt Ballou. This ambient/experimental track is offered as a “Pay What You Want” download.

CONTEST: Win a Music and Merch Bundle from Ghost:Hello

Ghost:Hello released their killer new album The Sound of Color In Space last September! The synthy-stoner rock brings together influences that sound like Big Business, Death From Above 1979, Kyuss, Devo, Blood Ceremony, OM to many more, and is spending 2020 spreading the gospel of their band across the land. Teaming up with Ghost Cult, you can win an immense prize package from the band which not only includes a customer color vinyl, a t-shirt and other merch goodies from the band, but also EXCLUSIVE stuff from brands like Shadebeast, Robot Jurassic, and Thems That Wait! Five lucky runner-ups can win Bandcamp download codes for the new album as well! All you have to do is enter to win on our Instagram page by dropping a comment on the contest post with the name of any track from The Sound of Color In Space! Catch the band on tour all winter, coming to a venue near you! 

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Tairrie B Shares Tura Satana’s Out of Print Debut – “Relief Through Release” via Bandcamp

As we reported yesterday, Rock, Metal and Hip-hop legend Tairrie B (My Ruin) has unearthed her personal archives to share out of print albums from her bands’ Manhole and Tura Satana on Bandcamp. Now she has shared Tura Satana’s Release Through Relief with a message to fans. Tairrie, who has also been pursuing photography, is working on both new music and her memoir, hopefully for release in 2020. Continue reading

Radiohead Thwarts Blackmailer by Streaming 18 Hours of Unreleased Songs from “OK Computer”

Radiohead has announced the immediate release of eighteen hours of unreleased OK Computer (Parlophone) era outtakes and demos for the next 18 days for 18 pounds. This stems from frontman Thom Yorke suffering a computer hack and his stolen music archives and the thief demanding $150,0000 payment to get the archive back. You can see the details and the Bandcamp link below. Continue reading

Slaves BC Surprise Release New Single

Doomy Death Metal band Slaves BC have released an epic new single, ‘300 Dead Rapist Priests Floating at the Bottom of the Ocean’. According to their Bandcamp page, the track This song was “written in response to the report about the over 300 priests in Pennsylvania that have committed child rape in their churches”. All money paid for this track will be donated to RAINN. The band is also offering their entire discography at a discount for a limited time as well. Check it out! Continue reading

Immortal Bird Streams New Single, New Album “Thrive On Neglect” This Summer

Immortal Bird will release a new album Thrive On Neglect this summer, their first for 20 Buck Spin, on July 5th. The group has shared its first new song, ‘Anger Breeds Contempt’, which you can hear below. Continue reading