Whether it is due to the day-job of Fozzy frontman Chris Jericho, or their weird roots and route, stumbling into being a “proper band” by evolving from a high-profile covers act formed by former Stuck Mojo six-stringer Rich Ward, rightly or wrongly (and the answer is wrongly, by the way), it took 2017’s breakout anthem ‘Judas’ (from the album of the same name), a bona-fide fists-in-the-air voices-to-the-sky classic anthem, to put a stamp of credibility on the twenty-year labour of musical love of Ward and Jericho and push them headfirst through the glass ceiling and into the next level of mainstream consciousness.
June 2021 sees the return of the beardos in Crobot with their latest EP Rat Child (Mascot Label Group), a mix of pieces that could have appeared on Motherbrain in an alternate universe and products of the pandemic and long distance friendships. You’re lucky if I bother to actually put on pants, much less try to engage in any kind of creative endeavor over Zoom/Skype/smoke signal so I have to give credit where credit is due.
Black Stone Cherry have announced the release their seventh studio album, The Human Condition on 30th October via Mascot Label Group. The collection will be available in digital, deluxe CD and vinyl formats, with an array of music & merch bundle options and a UK exclusive purple vinyl, which you can pre-order now at the link below. Listen to the new single ‘Again,’ and watch the video now. The band also announced 2021 tour dates, which you can see below.
Long-running post-Metal leaders Anathema has booked a ten-year anniversary tour celebrating their landmark album We’re Here Because We’re Here. The dates take place next spring and are listed below and on sale now. The band are working on a new album for their new label, Mascot Label Group. See Vincent Cavanagh announce the dates here:Continue reading
Prog Rock supergroup Flying Colors have shared a new video for their song ‘The Loss Inside’, which you can watch below! Their new album Third Degree on 4th of October. The group includes progressive rock and metal stars such as Steve Morse, Casey McPherson, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue, and Mike Portnoy.Continue reading
Stoner rockers Monster Truck have booked a November headline tour for the UK and a few dates in Germany in December. The band is touring in support their recent album True Rockers out now via Mascot Label Group. Tickets available now from the links below. Continue reading
Progressive Rock supergroup Flying Colors (Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue, Casey McPherson) have announced their new album Third Degree will arrive October 4th via Mascot Label Group. To kick off the album cycle, the band have released a new single and video for the track More which you can watch below! Pre-orders are also live at the link in this post. Continue reading
Blues Rockers Black Stones Cherry announced a co-headline tour of America with The Lacs. The 18-date trek begins in Des Moines, Iowa and ends in Fort Myers Florida. Check out the dates below. Continue reading
Explosive heavy rockers Crobot have signed a new record deal with Mascot Records and will release their next album Motherbrain, due out on August 23rd. Produced by Corey Lowery of Saint Asonia, the new record marks a new era for the band. They have booked a full European tour with music festivals and dates opening for Life of Agony and Monster Magnet, all of which you can see below. The band has also shared a new single, ‘Low Life’, which you can stream and purchase right now! Continue reading
Heavy band Monster Truck is heading out on a headline tour of the UK next month. To celebrate they have released the new video for their track ‘Denim Danger’, from their 2018 album True Rockers (MMascot Label Groupascot Label Group), which you can watch right now. Continue reading