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New Metallica Single & Album Announced
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New Metallica Single & Album Announced

Album Artwork Rock icons Metallica have released a new single along with details on their highly anticipated new studio album. 72 Seasons is the band's 12th studio effort and will be released April 14th, 2023. The 12-track album is Metallica's first album since 2016s Hardwired. The new single "Lux Æterna" is three minutes and thirty seconds of the band at its best. The song is a short and sweet sonic blast that draws on influences from throughout their four decades in action. 72 Seasons will be available in 2 LP vinyl and limited edition versions as well as CD and digital formats. Pre-orders are available now. 72 seasons. The first 18 years of our lives that form our true or false selves. The concept that we were told ‘who we are’ by our parents. A possible pigeonholing ar...
Handheld Drops Video For “Flip The Scrip”
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Handheld Drops Video For “Flip The Scrip”

Canadian punk rockers Handheld recently released their first studio album in 14 years. They've just dropped a music video for their high-octane new single "Flip The Scrip". Handheld was formed in the late 90s out of Ontario. They recorded and performed actively for a decade. After 6 albums and hundreds of concerts, they went on hiatus in 2008. They reformed in 2018 with the intent of performing a few reunion shows. Just as things were starting to heat back up, the world froze as the pandemic set in. Instead of performing live, they turned their focus to recording A Canadian Tragedy. New Music Video With the new video and temperatures starting to drop, the band wanted to revisit summer vibes and shine a light on all the fun they had performing. "It may be getting a little c...
The Stone Foxes Release New LP ‘On The Other Side’
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The Stone Foxes Release New LP ‘On The Other Side’

Modern blues/rock outfit The Stone Foxes are celebrating the release of their first studio album in nearly six years. The blistering new 10-song On The Other Side is available now. The San Francisco-based band is celebrating a number of 'firsts' with the project. It's the first time brothers Shannon and Spence have been the primary songwriters on each track on a Stone Foxes release. It's the first time Shannon has sung lead vocals on every track while it's the first time Spence has been the main bass player. In The Studio On The Other Side was recorded at various locations. The Stone Foxes worked everywhere from The Complex and New & Improved Recording to a series of living and bedrooms across the bay area. The result is a cohesive cinematic audio experience with a twi...
ICYMI: Alt Rock Band Autopilot Dropped a New Video For Their Energetic Single, “Feverish Dreams”.
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ICYMI: Alt Rock Band Autopilot Dropped a New Video For Their Energetic Single, “Feverish Dreams”.

Today, Canadian alt-rockers Autopilot surprised us with a cool new video for their latest single, "Feverish Dreams". The band is currently on tour in North America, but their busy schedule certainly isn't getting in the way of their creativity! Check the video out on YouTube, below. Autopilot's "Feverish Dreams" official music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8K3tHkPCnNU While the single was originally released back in October, it's always a treat to see continued support and media coming out for a song after it drops. I especially loved all the creative camera angles and close-ups the band chose to play with throughout the video. It really let us get up close and personal with their performance and think on all the little details they chose to inc...
Singer/Songwriter Maggie Cubillos Releases Debut “Old Shoes”
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Singer/Songwriter Maggie Cubillos Releases Debut “Old Shoes”

Talented singer-songwriter Maggie Cubillos has released her debut single. Although "Old Shoes" is her first official release, she spent a good deal of her life on stage in a variety of capacities. She is currently a junior at Berklee School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. "Old Shoes" is a relatable mid-tempo number that draws on influences from singers like Phoebe Bridgers, Gracie Adams, and Taylor Swift. Each artist that Cubillos has cited as having drawn inspiration from. When it came to the meaning behind the song she had this to say. ““Old Shoes” is about embracing change and moving forward. I wrote it at a time in my life where I felt like everything around me had shifted and I had to decide whether I should stay afraid or embrace it and grow with it. I think writing ...
Breaking Waves: ‘On Ephemeral Wings’ is the latest EP I can’t live ‘w/out’! [review]
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Breaking Waves: ‘On Ephemeral Wings’ is the latest EP I can’t live ‘w/out’! [review]

Seldom does an artist make such an impression on me that their release dates get written on my literal calendar... and I will openly confess that I wrote down the release date for On Ephemeral Wings as soon as w/out announced it. There wasn't a chance in hell I was going to miss this one, and I made it my mission to ensure that you wouldn't miss out, either. Even if electronic music isn't your usual cup of tea, you should make an exception for this EP. Read on to find out why. On Ephemeral Wings by w/out, now streaming everywhere. On Ephemeral Wings by w/out is a 6-track EP released by Perfectly Imperfect on November 17th, 2022. In anticipation of its release, the artist teased audiences of what's to come with two singles: "Cloud Angels" and "Feeling of The Win...
Jane N’ The Jungle Signs with Cleopatra Records
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Jane N’ The Jungle Signs with Cleopatra Records

Jane N’ The Jungle is the modern rock band from Phoenix, AZ with vocals that cut like a knife and a take-no-prisoners attitude influenced by a combination of alternative rock, metal, and a touch of punk. Their new single "Raw As A Jewel" is available now and is about giving in to your desires and bearing it all with reckless abandon. The band dances around love and second chances, daring the listener to follow their heart. It was inspired by the band’s feeling of rebirth and restless desire to chase their wildest dreams, no matter the cost. RAW is the first release with Cleopatra Records that flaunts the band's raw intense energy recorded with producer Chuck Alkazian at Pearl Sound Studios, a music video by Raysquared Productions, and photography by Jim Louvau. "Raw As A Jewel" ...
Outlaws & Moonshine Deliver “Hillbilly Rockstar”
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Outlaws & Moonshine Deliver “Hillbilly Rockstar”

Southern rock-influenced country rockers Outlaws & Moonshine have cooked up something special with the release of their new single. The band taps into a variety of influences on "Hillbilly Rockstar". Credit: Rising Star Photography Outlaws & Moonshine consists of Beau Vanvolkenburg (vocals, guitar), Chris Vanvolkeburgh (bass, vocals), and Eric Piper (drums). They initially started playing music together in 2014 and everything has led to this release. Chris had this to say about the track. “Hillbilly Rockstars” is about that one song that we all have that makes the radio volume go up. Feeling great, jamming out to your favorite band or song. -Chris Vanvolkenburgh For anyone that is new to Outlaws & Moonshine's music, a good place to start would be the title cut fr...
Sneakpeek Taps Into Psychadelic Vibes On New Single
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Sneakpeek Taps Into Psychadelic Vibes On New Single

L.A.-based duo Sneakpeek is back in action with a trippy new single called "Dreams That You Discarded". The high-energy psychedelic number feels reminiscent of old-school Blondie mixed in with modern-day acts like The Killers and Phoenix. The retro-sounding audio is accompanied by a music video that fits the vibe of the song like a glove. Sneakpeek's Dora Hiller and Aric Bohn worked with talented cinematographer Arlene Muller and director Paige Stark. While legendary artist Ken Jenkins adds impressive multicolor and lumia visuals. When asked about the meaning of the song Hiller had this to say. "...it's about recognizing that it’s never too late to reignite dreams that we have forgotten. When we hypnotize ourselves into a state where we can trust that everything is happen...
Godsmack Announce Release Details For Studio Album Number Eight
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Godsmack Announce Release Details For Studio Album Number Eight

Multi-platinum hard rockers Godsmack are back with their eighth studio album. The new material follows the 2018 release of When Legends Rise. Lighting Up The Sky will be released to the general public on February 24th, 2023. The new album was co-produced by vocalist/guitarist Sully Erna and Andrew "Mudrock" Murdock (Avenged Sevenfold, Alice Cooper). Lighting Up The Sky touches on topics like the polarized political climate and state of the world, betrayal, connection, rebounds, and the idea of legacy, what we're leaving behind. All the more relevant since Erna has recently hinted that this could be Godsmack's final studio album. On the topic of the new album, he had this to say. ​​"I like when a record takes you on a journey from front to back. I realized there’s a whole s...