The Ocean Shares a New Video for “Oligocene”, New Album Incoming

Progressive post-Metallers The Ocean will release their 8th full-length, Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic, via Metal Blade Records (CD / digital) and the band’s own Pelagic Records (vinyl). In 2018, The Ocean released Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic – the first half of a sprawling but superbly cohesive paleontology concept album. Now, the group is ready to release the eagerly-awaited concluding parts of the Phanerozoic journey. The band has released a video for the new single “Oligocene” (filmed by band members Loic Rossetti, David Ahfeldt and Robin Staps, plus edited and animated by Craig Murray) which you can watch right now!

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Ulver Release New Single “Nostalgia’, New Book and Album Incoming

Ulver has been ramping up to the release of their new album, Flowers Of Evil, via their own label House of Mythology, August 28th. They are also releasing a book, and book Wolves Evolve: The Ulver Story, a 336-page book that reflects on over 25 years of Ulver history, and both the album and book can be pre-ordered at the link below. The band released a new single,  Listen and share “Nostalgia”, which you can jam out to right now. Continue reading

Lamb of God Are Forced to Delay Their New Album Release Due to Coronavirus

Lamb of God has decided to release their album five weeks later than anticipated. Lamb of God – the new self-titled album from the band will now release on June 19th via Epic Records. The band has issued a statement regarding the release of their upcoming self-titled album and the album’s third single: Continue reading

David Ellefson Will Release New Solo Single, “Simple Truth”, in April

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will release “Simple Truth”, the new single from his solo band ELLEFSON, in April, with all proceeds going to Italian COVID-19 relief. The track, co-written by Ellefson and vocalist Thom Hazaert, with Italian guitarist and drummer Andy Martongelli and Paolo Caridi, will appear on the upcoming follow-up to David’s 2019 release Sleeping Giants. The album is a compilation featuring several new songs and reworkings of previous Ellefson instrumental solo material co-written and produced by Ellefson and Hazaert. Sleeping Giants was released as a companion album “soundtrack” to Ellefson’s 2019 biography More Life With Deth, also co-written with Hazaert. The group worked on the album remotely, recording tracks in Italy, London, Phoenix, and Wisconsin during the quarantine. Continue reading

Five Finger Death Punch to Debut New Song this Weekend – “Inside Out”

Five Finger Death Punch, by Evil Robb Photography
 

Armed with their new album coming soon, Five Finger Death Punch will share a new song this Sunday night (12/1), dubbed ‘Inside Out’. The track will likely be the first single from the band’s upcoming eighth studio album, due out in early 2020. Watch a teaser of the track below. Continue reading

Envy Streams New Single, First New Album in Five Years Incoming

Japanese Post-Hardcore legends Envy will release their first new album in five years, The Fallen Crimson on February 7th via Pelagic Records. The album almost never happened as the band has had to battle personal and creative issues. You can listen to the brand new single, “A Step In The Morning Glow” right now! The band is also coming back to the UK for a brief tour with Svalbard. You can purchase the new single, and pre-order the album now as well as watch the new album teaser below.

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode 258: Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY

Everyone has that dream of having a record label to partner with for your release. But what if you don’t? Can you still have a successful album release on your own? Dumb and Dumbest #258 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Lindsay Schoolcraft of Cradle of Filth on DIY. Hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today!

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode 257: Instagram Hacks with Keefy

The only constant about social media that you need to take with absolute certainty is that it changes all the time. When you notice a change in your social platforms, ask yourself “Is this a bug or a feature?” Dumb and Dumbest #257 is streaming and it’s about Instagram Hacks with guest co-host Keefy. Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today!

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Dumb and Dumbest Episode 256: Monica Strut Talks Record Release

If you are releasing new music, from an album, an EP or a new single, you need a strategic plan for how to get attention! Dumb and Dumbest #256 is streaming and it’s about Monica Strut Talks Record Release with guest co-host Keefy. Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions) and Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), in addition to the podcast, Matt and Curtis host The Music Marketing Challenge, a low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists. Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today!

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Stray From The Path Releases New Single “Kickback” featuring Brendan Murphy

Hardcore veterans Stray From the Path will release a new album, Internal Atomics on November 1st via UNFD Records. The band has shared the first single feature in Brendan Murphy, ‘Kickback’! Pre-orders are also live! Continue reading