Black Veil Brides Announce First-Ever Unplugged Livestream


Rockers Black Veil Brides have announced Unplugged­ – A Global Virtual Acoustic Experience Scheduled For April 30th At 4:00PM PDT/7:00PM EDT/12:00AM BST. Tickets are on sale now at the link below. BVB recent announced the band’s sixth studio album The Phantom Tomorrow and their successful Acoustour for US radio, Los Angeles rockers Black Veil Brides are announcing their next global virtual experience Unplugged – the band’s final streaming event of 2021. Recorded live in Los Angeles at the Den Studios, Unplugged will offer an in-depth look at the stories behind the songs from every part of Black Veil Brides’ catalog. Radio hits and fan favorites comprise the setlist for and even the song “Vale (This Is Where It Ends)” from the band’s fifth studio album – which has never been performed live – makes an appearance at the acoustic event.

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Smashing Pumpkins Share “Confessions Of A Dopamine Addict” and “Wrath” Singles


Legendary alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins previously announced their signing to Sumerian Records (Animals As Leaders, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria) and their new album Cyr, on November 27th. The band just dropped two more singles – “Confessions Of A Dopamine Addict” and “Wrath” which you can check out below. The album was produced by frontman Billy Corgan and is the first new music since their 2018 album The 20-song follow-up to 2018’s Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun. The band has now revealed the artwork and full tracklisting and pre-orders are live at the links below.Continue reading


CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Between the Buried and Me – Alaska


I assume it’s easy to look back at the aughts and be dismissive of the entire decade particularly from the perspective of metal or punk fan. Nu-Metal was slowly being phased out as any goodwill from the previous decade had eroded and acts like Simple Plan and Good Charlotte made everyone realize that maybe the idea of Pop-Punk was a mistake. But those who kept their ear close to the ground knew better than to become jaded. Hard rock was alive and well and young bands were doing very exciting things. Young bands like Between the Buried and Me with their seminal Alaska (Victory Records 2005/Craft Recordings 2020).

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Smashing Pumpkins Unveil Further Details About Their New Double Album “Cyr”


Legendary alternative rock band Smashing Pumpkins previously announced their signing to Sumerian Records (Animals As Leaders, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria) on November 27th. The album was produced by frontman Billy Corgan and is the first new music since their 2018 album The 20-song follow-up to 2018’s Shiny And Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun. The band has now revealed the artwork and full tracklisting and pre-orders are live at the links below.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Asking Alexandria – Like A House On Fire – Sumerian Records


Following the monumental impact of their 2017 self-titled, Asking Alexandria’s sixth album Like a House On Fire (Sumerian Records) had a lot to live up to. Thankfully, if anyone’s truly mastered the ability to evolve without betraying themselves or their fans, it’s AA. They’ve stood as a pillar in metalcore and metal for over a decade now, and they’ve made it damn clear they aren’t looking to give up their throne anytime soon.

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Asking Alexandria Shares New Single and Quarantine Video for “House on Fire”


 

Asking Alexandria will drop a new album this week with Like a House on Fire from Sumerian Records. They just shared a new single and video shot at the band members’ homes for “House on Fire” which you can see right now, and order the album below. Continue reading


Watch The Full Trailer to “American Satan” Spin-off Series – “Paradise City”


Sumerian Films, the offshoot of Sumerian Records will release Paradise City, a star-studded TV series based on their genre film American Satan. The series features a cavalcade of stars including Andy Black and Ben Bruce of Black Veil Brides, Bella Thorne, Cameron Boyce, Drea De Matteo, Hopsin, and more. NO network partner has been announced, nor a release date as yet. Watch the trailer, with music by Palaye Royale, below! Continue reading


Watch a Livestream Chat for Sumerian Films’ American Satan with Black Veil Brides


Sumerian Films, the offshoot film company of Sumerian Records served up a free treat of a limited stream of their film American Satan. The popular genre film starring Andy Black and Ben Bruce of Black Veil Brides and directed by Sumerian owner Ash Avildsen debuted in 2017. The film was streamed free for a limited-time event, but it’s down now. What is still free to watch is the amazing after watch Q & A with Ash, Black, Bruce and presenter, and VJ Matt Pinfield. The film will see a TV series spin-off in 2020, Paradise City. Watch the clip below and order the film as well if you missed the free watch event. Continue reading