ALBUM REVIEW: Employed To Serve – The Conquering

When yet another massive riff, this time during the early stages of track nine ‘World Eater’, hits – you know the sort… the type of riff that makes your face do the same involuntary wince/”oooooo” combo as sucking a lemon straight after brushing your teeth might – the smile can’t help but break out on your face: The Conquering (Spinefarm Records) isn’t just Employed To Serve upping the ante; their fourth album goes deeeep.

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Sleep Token Books Tour Dates with A.A. Williams

Enigmatic artist Sleep Token has announced a brief run of tour dates of the United Kingdom and Ireland this November. Starting in Torquay, England, direct support will be provided by A.A.Williams across all shows except Dublin, and the fan club pre-sale begins today, general sale kicks-off on Friday 3rd September. Sleep Token will release their second album This Place Will Become Your Tomb on September 24th, 2021 via Spinefarm Records. They will also headline the fifth annual Heavy Music Awards (sponsored by Amazon Music), set to take place at the O2 Forum Kentish Town, London on Thursday 2 September 2021.

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Employed To Serve Share New Single – “Mark Of The Grave”

Employed to Serve has dropped a new single. “Mark of The Grave”fromtheoir upcoming new album. Conquering is due for release on September 17th 2021, will be Employed To Serve’s second full-length album on the Spinefarm label. Fresh off of their stellar performance at Download Pilot Festival, Employed To Serve has announced their new album Conquering via Spinefarm Records, due out September 17th. Pre-orders are live now at the link below. Check out “Mark of The Grave” now!Continue reading

Soen Streams a New Single – “EMDR” from Their Record Store Day Release – “The Undiscovered Lotus”


Soen has shared an exclusive new single for their Record Store Day drops #2 earlier this month, The Undiscovered Lotus. The album features new tracks from their 2019 album Lotus (Silver Lining Music) recording sessions. The band shared “EMDR” with others possibly to follow from the vinyl only release (“Thurifer”, “Virtue”) will be released on all DSPs. The band released their last full-length album Imperial (Spinefarm Records) earlier this year, Listen to “EMDR” now!

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Dayseeker Shares Video For “Burial Plot (Reimagined)” – Deluxe Version of “Sleeptalk” Coming Soon

Dayseeker will release a digital deluxe version of their fourth album Sleeptalk (Spinefarm Records). The album has accumulated over 40 million streams, a big feat for a relatively young band. The expanded edition of the album will be released on September 24, 2021 — almost two years to the day since the release of the original. Pre-orders are live now at the link below. The deluxe version features four reimagined versions of album tracks, which offer fans a fresh and unique take on songs they already love. The band has shared the video for “Burial Plot (Reimagined).” Watch it now!

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Employed To Serve Release New Single and Video, New Album “Conquering” Coming Soon

Fresh off of their stellar performance at Download Pilot Festival, Employed To Serve has announced their new album Conquering via Spinefarm Records, due out September 17th. Pre-orders are live now at the link below. Watch the video for the debut single “Exist” now! Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: While She Sleeps – Sleeps Society

While it may be OK to not be OK, as the main refrain of the thumping anthemic opener ‘Enlightenment?’ insists (and while it absolutely is, we still have much work to do as a collective mass to support each other), Sleeps Society (Sleeps Brothers, in assoc. with Search & Destroy, Spinefarm, UNFD, Universal) takes a step and seeks to provide a place, a community packed with a kinship of like-minded souls who will be there with and for each other. It would be easy for the Sleeps Society (a Patreon-based family) to be empty words and hollow platitudes, but there is integrity to the missives that are as important to the overall point of While She Sleeps in 2021 as the songs. Continue reading

While She Sleeps Shares Video for New Single “You Are All You Need”


While She Sleeps has shared a new single from their upcoming new album, Sleeps Society due out on April 16th via Spinefarm Records. Pre-orders are live at the link below. The band recently launched a new fan-oriented platform Sleeps Society and the band is just getting warmed up for what is shaping up to be a huge year. Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro on “Nervous” and Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 on “No Defeat For The Brave.” Featured on the track “Call Of The Void” are members of The Sleeps Society, showing this community will be a collaborative force in the future of the band!

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Saint Asonia Release “Flawed Design” Deluxe Edition with Two New Singles

Rock supergroup Saint Asonia, featuring former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier and Staind guitarist/founding member Mike Mushok, have released the deluxe edition of 2019’s Flawed Design album. The album features guest appearances from Sully Erna of Godsmack, and Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation. The new version features two additional songs, which were the bonus tracks of the original album and not widely released: “Say Goodbye” and “Weak & Tired” which you can hear right now. Pre-order’s are also live at Spinefarm Records. Continue reading

Atreyu Announce “Carry The Fire” Livestreams

Metalcore originators Atreyu have announced their “Carry the Fire” livestreams. The first stream will be a greatest hits set that takes place on Friday, November 20th. The second stream will find the band playing their classic 2007’s Lead Sails Paper Anchor in full and takes place on Friday, December 4th. There will be exclusive merch bundles and virtual meet & greets avails, as well as a separate Q+A. These will be the first shows ever with Brandon Saller exclusively as the lead vocalist. The band are working on their eighth album, which will be produced by John “Feldy” Feldman and will be released via Spinefarm Records. Their recent single “Save Us” will appear on the record.

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