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

Asking Alexandria Shares a New Single – “Down To Hell”, New Album Incoming

Metalcore leaders Asking Alexandria will drop their new album, Like A House On Fire, next month on May 15th 2020, via their label Sumerian Records. You can pre-order it at the link below. Watch this amazing video for the new single, their fourth new one, ‘Down To Hell’ right now! Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: Poppy – VOWWS: Live At Brooklyn Steel

While sugary-sweet pop vocals coupled with head-crushing heavy metal doesn’t seem like a recipe for success, Poppy has been changing the game. We were there when she took the stage at Brooklyn Steel last month and saw firsthand what everyone has been buzzing about. Continue reading