Bad Wolves, who split with their former frontman Tommy Vext in January, had previously announced Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz (ex-The Acacia Strain) as their new vocalist. Now Doc Coyle has given an update on Twitter that the new BW album, Dear Monsters, “is done being mixed and mastered “after 15 months.” He also recently posted a photo of the band together on Instagam. The album is tentatively due out later in 2021 via the bands’ label Better Noise Music.
Papa Roach has shared a new video for “Broken As Me (featuring Danny Worsnop from Asking Alexandria)” via Better Noise Music. The video is being released in support of Chicago’s JBTV, as the legendary studio seeks to find a new studio location and get back on its feet after the pandemic devastated music venues across the world. Watch it now!
In a new video posted to his social media, former Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext lodged a ton of allegations against his former bandmates, as well as his former label Better Noise Music, including charges of racism, and massive theft of funds among other things. He also leaked the identity of his replacement in the band, former co-founder of The Acacia Strain, Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz, who retired from that band in 2013 to move on to producing. Tommy says he is sitting on five albums worth of unreleased music and thanked his fans for their support. He also made a few comparisons to the music industry and his plight comparing himself to both Marilyn Manson and Phil Anselmo, as well an odd comparison to his situation, being in bands, and theoretical personal relationships with being like bands that were eerily similar to abuse accusations lodged against Tommy last year by his former girlfriend. He also spent the end of the video casting aspersions on liberalism and soft “feminine liberals” such as his former bandmates, the poor performance of President Joe Biden, disproved theories about the Coronavirus vaccine, and his personal political ideologies. In the almost hour-long chat with fans, Tommy alleges:Continue reading
Hard Rock band Bad Wolves released the new music video for their song “Learn To Walk Again”, from The Retaliators movie soundtrack from the movie arm of their record label, Better Noise Films. The track is also off of their sophomore album, N.A.T.I.O.N. out now. Continue reading
Modern Nu-Metal band From Ashes To New has shared a new version of their track “Scars That I’m Hiding”, ft Anders Friden of In Flames. The song was re-created for the soundtrack for the Better Noise Films release, The Retaliators (out on-demand in late October 2020). A version without Fridén’s vocals will be included on the band’s upcoming release entitled Panic, due out 8/28/2020. Continue reading
Bad Wolves have released a new music video for their track ‘Sober’, from their 2019 sophomore release N.A.T.I.O.N. (Better Noise Music) The song and video have a powerful message for fans about addiction and recovery. Watch the clip below. The band kicks off a European tour opening for label mates Five Finger Death Punch and also Megadeth starting next week in Europe. Continue reading
Five Finger Death Punch recently released the first single from their new album, F8, due out on February 28th via Better Noise Music. Now you can watch the video for the track ‘Inside Out’. The track is offered as a free grat track for those pre-ordering the album, along with two more expected singles, at the link below.
The album will be available in the following formats: CD, digital download, mastered for iTunes download, double gatefold vinyl and picture disc vinyl. The band also curated special “F8” merchandise bundles of albums with exclusive t-shirts, hoodies and more available for pre-order now as well.
Guitarist Zoltan Bathory said: “We had an extremely successful, yet tumultuous couple of years as a band. We didn’t just weather the storm but came out on the other side better than ever. It was a focused sober group recording, our most important album to date and without a question it shows. This album represents rebirth, progression, transcendence both personally and musically.” Vocalist Ivan Moody added: “This record to me is ‘absolution’ — everything I’ve done in my life has led up to this moment.”
“F8” track listing:
02. Inside Out
03. Full Circle
04. Living The Dream
05. A Little Bit Off
06. Bottom Of The Top
07. To Be Alone
08. Mother May I (Tic Toc)
09. Darkness Settles In
10. This Is War
11. Leave It All Behind
12. Scar Tissue
13. Brighter Side Of Grey
14. Making Monsters (bonus)
15. Death Punch Therapy (bonus)
16. Inside Out (radio edit) (bonus)
Founded by acclaimed music industry veteran and independent pioneer Allen Kovac as Eleven Seven Music and Eleven Seven Label Group in 2006, the label has announced they are rebranding under the name Better Noise Music. The label has also announced the signing of bands Five Finger Death Punch, The Hu, AWOLNATION, and Atlas Genius. They join a roster that already includes Mötley Crüe, Papa Roach, Dirty Heads, Bad Wolves, Fire From The Gods, Nothing More, Escape The Fate, Sixx: A.M., Diamante and Hellyeah.Continue reading