EP REVIEW: Alpha Wolf – Holding Absence – The Lost and The Longing


 

 

After bonding at the Impericon Festival back in 2019, Sharptone Records labelmates Alpha Wolf and Holding Absence have kept in touch, much to their fans’ benefit. Their new EP split The Lost & The Longing consists of four strong tracks, including two collaborations between each band – collaborations none of us knew we needed.Continue reading


REVIEWS ROUND-UP: Oni – Petrol Girls – Profiler – We Struck Gold – Limbs


 

ONI – Loathing Light (Ironshore Records)

The development and progression from Jake Oni’s 2016 debut, the tech metal minded Ironshore to second offering Loathing Light is something quite notable. Always technically proficient, Oni has made the most of his exposure to a host of successful musical others (for one, he worked with Mark Morton on the latter’s solo record), and their class has rubbed off. That isn’t to say that ONI is reliant on the guest interventions and mentorship and guidance of others, more to say that the eponymous mastermind has become the proverbial sponge, moving on his ability to write engaging, memorable metal tunes, with the emphasis on energy, and setting a series of barbed aural traps to ensnare both the willing victims and the unwitting.

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We Came As Romans Share a New Single and Video “Daggers” ft. Zero 9:36


Metalcore leaders We Came As Romans have shared the video for their latest single “Daggers,” featuring Zero 9:36 via SharpTone Records. The band just wrapped its successful To Plant a Seed anniversary tour last week, which sold over 35,000 tickets, and will return with more new music and touring 2022. Watch it now! Continue reading


EP REVIEW: Of Mice And Men – Timeless


Relentless Metalcore prodigies Of Mice & Men have been through the wringer with their share of lineup changes, so a lockdown surely isn’t enough to break the united strength they have built. Conversely, it has only fed their resolve as they announce their plan for an EP trilogy, the first one titled Timeless. Prioritizing quality over quantity, Timeless (Sharptone Records) places Metalcore’s simpler times in a new context by using its nostalgic facets to tell a story we can all relate to today.

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Of Mice and Men Share a New Single “Timeless”


Metalcore leaders Of Mice & Men have shared a brand new single, the title track of their upcoming EP Timeless, due out February 26 via SharpTone Records. The artwork for the single and EP were hand-drawn by iconic artist Derek Hess. This is their second single off the EP following “Obsolete.” Purchase and stream “Timeless’ now!

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Nuclear Blast Drops Teaser Trailer for Up Coming New Releases


 

 

Long-running metal and rock label Nuclear Blast Records have just released a teaser trailer for all of their upcoming releases on their label and their under label, SharpTone Records. Watch the trailer and hear snippets of new songs from Dimmu Borgir, Amorphis, Sink The Ship, Settle Your Scores, Graveyard, Anthrax, Overkill, and more.Continue reading


Bleeding Through Teases New Music For Their Rumored Comeback Album


Bleeding Thorugh has been touting a huge comeback to their die-hard fans over social media. Mostly Instagram. Amazon briefly had details about a new full-length album from the band. Love Will Kill All is the unconfirmed title of their new release, tentatively due out on May 25th via Sharptone Records, a sub-label of Nuclear Blast Records. In the meantime, while we wait for a proper announcement, Bleeding Through frontman Brandan Schieppati has shared a snippet of new music on his person Instagram account. Continue reading


We Came As Romans Drop New Video, Announce New Album Cold Like War


We Came As Romans promised a new album last month with a cryptic teaser. Now we know they are dropping a brand new album on October 20th Cold Like War via Sharptone Records. You can now watch the new video for their new single, the title track below:Continue reading