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


Frank Iero And The Future Violence Share New Single, New EP Incoming


Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) and The Future Violence (AKA Future Violents) has shared a new single and visualizer – “Sewerwolf!” The track comes from the group’s forthcoming EP Heaven is a Place, This is a Place. Serving as a companion piece to 2019’s full length, Barriers, the EP is due out January 15, 2021 via UNFD, is split into two distinct movements. The EP features Evan Nestor on guitar and backing vocals, Murder By Death’s Matt Armstrong on bass, Thursday’s Tucker Rule behind the drum kit, and Kayleigh Goldsworthy on keys, mandolin, and violin. Listen to “Sewerwolf!” now! Continue reading


Northlane Release New Single “Enemy Of The Night”, Deluxe Edition of “Alien” Coming Soon


Northlane has released a new single for their track ‘Enemy Of The Night’ from their album Alien, out now via the UNFD label. The band will release Alien Deluxe, a strictly limited edition 2xLP neon pink set, featuring the original version of the album plus Enemy Of The Night as well as the full record as instrumentals, on July 31st! Check out the track and a visualizer below: Continue reading


Silverstein Announces Rescheduled North American Tour Dates, New Album Out Now!


Silverstein just released their killer new album A Beautiful Place To Drown, out now via UNFD. The band had booked a special 20th Anniversary tour, featuring three sets from the legendary band, with direct support from Four Year Strong, and I The Mighty. Now the band has rescheduled the tour dates that were canceled or postponed for July and August with continued support slots from Four Year Strong and I The Mighty. All existing tickets and VIP upgrades will be honored on the new dates. Silverstein will be performing three sets each night: a career-spanning batch of fan favorites, a stripped-down acoustic section, and their seminal 2005 full-length, Discovering The Waterfront, in full. See full itinerary below, additional ticketing information available here.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Northlane – Alien


Australian artists, Northlane, has blasted beyond expectations with their sixth album, Alien (UNFD). The record would be the third for frontman Marcus Bridge, and the first in which he chose to open up about his troubled childhood. The best songwriting comes from the heart, and it definitely shows in the Alien’s quality.Continue reading


Listen To Void of Vision and Friends Cover “Psychosocial” by Slipknot


Metalcore upstarts Void of Vision had dropped a new single today! They shared a crushing cover of Slipknot’s hit “Psychosocial”. The track features steller guest-starring spots from Marcus Bridge (Northlane), Sean Harmanis (Make Them Suffer) and Ryan Siew (Polaris). The collaboration comes as part of a Metal Hammer compilation CD paired with the magazine’s special Slipknot edition last month. The likes of Cursed Earth (“People=Shit”), Hacktivist (“Duality”) and Employed To Serve (“Purity”) also lend their skills to the CD, resulting in an absolutely pummeling compilation of covers.Continue reading


Trophy Eyes Guitarist Kevin Cross to Depart Band After This Weekend’s Festival Date


Sad news for Trophy Eyes fans as band co-founder Kevin Cross has announced his exit from the band. The bands plays Splendour in the Grass this weekend, and it will be Cross’ final gig with the group. Read a comment from Cross and the band below. Their most recent album, 2018’s The American Dream, is out now via Hopeless Records/UNFD. Continue reading


Silverstein Drops New Single With Caleb Shomo, Signs with UNFD for New Album


Silverstein has signed a brand new record deal with UNFD for their next album, expected for release in 2020. The band has dropped a new single ‘Burn It Down’, featuring Caleb Shomo of Beartooth. Their next album will be the follow-up to 2017’s Dead Reflection. On April 12, Silverstein released Redux: The First Ten Years, which featured newly recorded versions of select songs from their first four studio albums.Continue reading