Listen to the New Machine Head Track – ‘Circle The Drain’

Machine Head have released the brand new track they have been teasing, ‘Circle the Drain’, out now via the bands’ imprint through Nuclear Blast, Imperium Records. Described as an anti-Valentine’s Day song, inspired by true events, the melodic metal track is another new step for Machine Head in this new ear of the band. Purchase and listen to the track now and also watch the visualizer too! Continue reading

Versus Me Shares Video For Their Cover Of Tears For Fears Classic “Shout”

Rising metalcore band Versus Me have shared their video for their cover of 1980s Pop-Rock classic ‘Shout’ by Tears For Fears. You can watch it below or stream it on Spotify. The band was attracted to the song since it has a message that resonates loudly with the state of the world today, as much or more so than when it was first released. The track was produced by Josh Napert and mixed/mastered by Joel Wanasek (Machine Head, Miyavi, Phinehas). Continue reading

Music Producers Launch Joey Sturgis Podcast

Joey Sturgis (left), Eyal Levi (center), and Joel Wanasek (right)

Joey Sturgis (left), Eyal Levi (center), and Joel Wanasek (right)

Internationally acclaimed music producer Joey Sturgis (Asking Alexandria, The Devil Wears Prada), renowned educator, musician and producer Eyal Levi (The Black Dahlia Murder, August Burns Red) and esteemed producer and mixer Joel Wanasek (Trapt, Phinehas) have teamed up to launch the Joey Sturgis Forum Podcast, discussing five podcasts a month, covering the music industry, producing artists, music lifestyle and much more. Stream the trailer below.

As a learning platform for both young musicians and aspiring music industry professionals, the podcasts will take the listener inside the world of the three hosts as they bring on various guests from the music industry and beyond to discuss various topics in the business. Sturgis and co will be interviewing notable bands and public figures from the scene — gaining insight into every avenue of the industry, such as writing, producing, marketing, touring, and everything in-between.

The first episode of the Podcast, “Food For Success,” can be found at: www.jsfpodcast.com Different subscription levels are available ranging from $5 to $60 in price per month, for those who want to embrace exclusive content.

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First Decree Opening For Alien Ant Farm and (hedpe North American Tour

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First Decree will be opening on the upcoming Alien Ant Farm and (hed)pe Spring Tour across North America. Stream “Phoenix,” remixed by Joel Wanasek (Asking Alexandria, Righteous Vendetta, The Bloodline), here.

The Cheyenne, WY rockers will re-enter the studio beginning this May with Joel Wanasek at JTW Studios in Milwaukee, WI to complete their new record.

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First Decree Tour Dates w/ Alien Ant Farm & (HED)P.E.
Mar 26: The Chance – Poughkeepsie, NY
Mar 27: Middle East – Boston, MA
Mar 28: Tubby’s Nightclub – Duncannon, PA
Mar 29: Fish Head Cantina – Baltimore, MD
Mar 31: Empire – Springfield, VA
Apr 01: Ocean Cowboys – Charleston, SC
Apr 02: The Inlet – Fort Pierce, FL
Apr 03: Culture Room – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Apr 04: West End Trading Company – Sanford, FL
Apr 06: Southport Hall – New Orleans, LA
Apr 07: Scout Bar – Houston, TX
Apr 08: Trees – Dallas, TX
Apr 09: 210 Kapones Live – San Antonio, TX
Apr 10: The Silo – Abilene, TX
Apr 11: Rock 3405 – Joplin, MO
Apr 12: Mad Magician – St. Louis, MO
Apr 13: The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
Apr 15: Spicoli’s – Waterloo, IA
Apr 16: Home Bar – Arlington Heights, IL
Apr 17: Token Lounge – Detroit, MI
Apr 18: The Music Factory – Battle Creek, MI
Apr 19: The Cove – Geneva On The Lake, OH
Apr 21: Altar Bar – Pittsburgh, PA
Apr 22: Stanhope House – Stanhope, NJ
Apr 23: Revolution – Amityville, NY
Apr 24: Legendary Dobbs – Philadelphia, PA