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Get Ready for Bible Service: Eat You Alive III
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Get Ready for Bible Service: Eat You Alive III

Bolton's favorite party planners are back next month for another unforgettable night celebrating all things alternative music. Yes, that's right-- Eat You Alive is returning to The Ramp on Saturday, April 6th, for their third epic event full of the best in rock, metal, punk, and emo music. Live music, a late-night, mosh-friendly DJ set, freebies, and more--what's not to love? Get all the details below. Eat You Alive III Who: Eat You Alive presents Mouth Culture, Artio, TOVA, and Asleep at the Helm What: the third edition of Eat You Alive's alternative music club night, as curated by THE HARA's Josh Taylor and Zack Breen. Of-age attendees will be met with a free shot of THE HARA’s ‘Rockstar’ branded vodka upon entry. When: 6 April 2024, from 8pm-...
Eat You Alive is Bringing the Best in UK Alternative to Horwich this Weekend
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Eat You Alive is Bringing the Best in UK Alternative to Horwich this Weekend

Alternative music fans of Bolton and beyond: you are in for quite a treat this weekend! In case you missed the news, Eat You Alive is bringing their first-ever club night to The Ramp in Horwich on Saturday, February 3rd. This isn't your ordinary 'Emo Nite'. In addition to having a DJ spin all your edgy favorites until the wee hours of the morning, Eat You Alive has also booked a stacked line-up of some of the hottest acts in UK alternative scenes and stocked the club with all sorts of goodies for you to enjoy. Need the details? We got you covered. Eat You Alive Presents... Who: Eat You Alive x MAD HAÜS present their first-ever alternative music night, featuring live music from Hametsü, Pageant Mum, Octopus Montage, and KID BRUNSWICK, followed by a DJ set spinning all the ...
Album Review: Green Lung – ‘This Heathen Land’
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Album Review: Green Lung – ‘This Heathen Land’

Since their inception in 2017, London-based heavy metal quintet Green Lung have grown from a tiny underground band to a cult favorite and recent signee with one of the genre's most beloved labels, Nuclear Blast Records. Through their journey, they have gained some serious love from the heavy metal community, and that trend looks to continue with their third full-length release, This Heathen Land. Green Lung is likely to land on a lot of black t-shirt wearers' "Best of 2023" lists with their winning formula of tight, massive composition, excellent production, and their unique take on heavy metal's lyrical conventions. Occult Following A metal band using pagan religious imagery in their lyrics is not new, but it's the specific themes Green Lung draws inspiration from that make their w...
Jeris Johnson Shares Hot Takes & New Music Video: “When The Darkness Comes”
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Jeris Johnson Shares Hot Takes & New Music Video: “When The Darkness Comes”

"I can’t wait for the entire metal community to tell me it’s not a metal song."- jERIS jOHNSON, ON 'wHEN tHE dARKNESS cOMES' Jeris Johnson just released a new music video: "When The Darkness Comes". This drop follows the artist's 2022 debut album, I WANT BLOOD/i want love, and more recently, a summer single, "Take Me Away". Recently, Johnson had gone quiet on social media for a while in order to focus on creating his upcoming album with long-time producer and collaborator, SACCO. However, as this single's release date approached, the artist certainly has found his voice on social media once more...as you'll see below. Before then, be sure to check out Jeris Johnson's latest 'not metal enough' creation, "When The Darkness Comes", on YouTube, below: https://www.you...
From Ashes To New Bring the Apocalypse with ‘Blackout’
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From Ashes To New Bring the Apocalypse with ‘Blackout’

Today, Pennsylvania-based rap metal band, From Ashes To New, released a new concept album: Blackout. Musically, this new album sees the band continuing to refine the hybrid sound that sets them apart, while also building on the concepts found in their 2016 debut, Day One. If you’re someone who is looking for more of the band’s expert splicing of hard rock, metal, hip-hop, electronic and alternative music… you definitely need to give Blackout a few spins.  On the other hand, if you're new to the band, but love fresh-sounding music that can't be put into a neat little genre box... you also need to check this album out. After all, the album already has a Top 10-charting single (“Hate Me Too”), with another (“Nightmare”) well on its way.  Find the new album on Spotify,...
New England Metal and Hardcore Fest Returns in September
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New England Metal and Hardcore Fest Returns in September

After a five-year pause, the New England Metal and Hardcore Fest is returning to the famous Palladium outdoors venue in Worcester, MA, this year. This is great news for heavy music fans in Massachusetts and surrounding states--prior to its hiatus, this festival was known as the not-to-miss event for metalheads in the area. The festival's founder, Scott Lee, has returned to the planning board to ensure that this experience retains this glorious reputation, and plans to make this year's Fest the best one yet. Lucky for you-- we've got all the details you need to make the most of this festival experience, right here at MendoWerks. Read on to find info about tickets, the line-up, things to do in the area, and more. Welcome to the New England Metal and Hardcore Fest The ...
Heavy Music Awards 2023: Winners
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Heavy Music Awards 2023: Winners

Last night, the 17 winners of the UK's Heavy Music Awards 2023 were announced. This year's edition of the event was a record-breaking ordeal (it is the biggest rock awards event in history, after all.) and took place in front of an audience of nearly 5,000 people--fans, artists, and industry personnel alike. The different categories highlight a variety of both emerging and established talent from all across the rock and metal scene. Now, you might be wondering--did your favorites win this year? Let's find out. Heavy Music Awards 2023: Artists Best UK Artist: Sleep Token Listen to the new Sleep Token album: https://open.spotify.com/album/1gjugH97doz3HktiEjx2vY Best UK Breakthrough Artist: As December Falls Get to know As December Falls: ...
Within Temptation Release Powerful New Single, “Wireless”
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Within Temptation Release Powerful New Single, “Wireless”

Within Temptation is marking the start of a new era with the release of a new single, "Wireless." This song is everything one can anticipate from Within Temptation--epic, powerful, and gorgeous--but with a new, fiery edge. This new single also marks the start of the countdown to the release of their upcoming eighth studio album, which is due later this year. Check out "Wireless" by Within Temptation on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lrDoeSxlm0 AI video generated by Adriano Theel In terms of content, "Wireless" deals with the idea of manipulation as power. Specifically, this song depicts some of the sociopolitical issues surrounding war-hungry officials that distort and control the media to their own gain. Speaking on the new single, Within Temptation...
Sleep Token Unveils Massive US Headline Tour
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Sleep Token Unveils Massive US Headline Tour

The Internet's favorite alt-metal band just surprised fans with a huge announcement-- that's right, Sleep Token is going on tour across the US this fall! Fans will have a chance to partake in a North American "Ritual" pretty soon... and we have all the details you need. Read on to find out where to find Sleep Token, when these "Rituals" will be taking place, and how to get your tickets. How To Catch Sleep Token On Tour This Fall: The "Rituals" tour kicks off on September 9th in Philadelphia at Union Transfer. The band will be zig-zaging across North America until the beginning of October, ending their journey in Anaheim, CA, on October 5th. Sleep Token will be making several festival appearances during this time as well, including, at Blue Ridge Rock Fest i...
Brutal Pop 2 EP: SUN Honors Late Cousin Karine’s Artistic Legacy
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Brutal Pop 2 EP: SUN Honors Late Cousin Karine’s Artistic Legacy

SUN is a rising brutal pop artist that has emerged from the German Black Forest and Paris. She's caught the attention of fans across the globe for her innovative incorporation of raw and melodic elements into her music. Mixing elements of metal and pop, SUN has established a devoted fan base with her in-your-face sound. And now, she's back with a brand new EP, Brutal Pop 2. According to SUN, this EP is dedicated to her cousin Karine, who passed away in 2017. Karine was an incredibly talented painter, known for her unique style that combined collage, painting, and tearing up layers of paper to create stunning artwork. SUN says that she's been able to express herself through her music and the new EP is a way to channel those feelings. I only know how to express myself through my...