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[22 Sep 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Wisconsin based Hardcore Metal Band RIG TIME! has released their cover of DRY KILL LOGIC’S “Pain,” off of the 2001 released LP The Darker Side of Nonsense. “Pain” was tracked by RIG TIME! at the studio located inside the legendary Warehouse concert venue in La Crosse, WI. Mixing and mastering was handled by Will Hirst at Gate Four Studios* (Mindforce, Restraining Order*) in Massachusetts.

“Our cover of ‘Pain’ originated from being approached about contributing a nu metal cover song for an upcoming compilation. We tossed around a few ideas and decided on Dry Kill Logic. When I think of bands from the early …

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[18 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Rock Shop Records releases Vancouver, BC hard rock band THE VEER UNION most socially conscious song / video to date, “Slaves To The System”, featuring West Virginia rockers, DEFENDING CAIN.
THE VEER UNION is set to release their new quarantine inspired Ep in 2021 with multiple artist collaborations. The first single, “Slaves To The System,” featuring DEFENDING CAIN, delivers their most socially conscious message that the band has ever delivered, as well as showcases the band’s continuous evolution in the Hard Rock/Metal genre. The band remains actively writing and recording their new album and …

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[10 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Dallas, TX based, Electronic Infused Metal band SECRET OF BORIS has released the official music video for “Don’t Mention Love.” Directed by Joe Manco (Little Spark Films), in association with Samhain Productions, and recorded and mixed by Alex Gerst at Empire Sound Studio in Carrollton, TX, “Don’t Mention Love” sees SECRET OF BORIS continuing to develop their combination of heavy guitars, electronics, anger, sadness, and now with a bit of disco.

“This song had been kicking around for quite some time. I wrote the synth intro and verses long ago, and they were always something the band was excited about, …

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[22 Jul 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Chicago, IL based Alternative Heavy Rock Band ALIVE ALONE has released a poignant, animated video for “Death in Pretty Flesh,” off of their newly releases EP, Therapy! Mixed & Mastered by Dave Schiffman, Therapy showcases the band’s raw, gritty energy, merging metal and pop-punk aesthetics.

“Therapy is an exploration of human emotion, journey through depression & mental health treatment. It tells a story that starts with loss, spite, & hopelessness, and leads toward hope and healing.” – ALIVE ALONE

Track List:
1. Death in Pretty Flesh
2. Can’t Take
3. Sorry
4. Bleed
5. Same
6. Not Now
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[21 Jul 2020 | No Comment | ]

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South Florida based Metal band UNION KAIN has released another graphically distinctive lyric video for “Lake of Fire,” the third single off of their debut EP, Black Dawn. Directed by Jacob Glover, “Lake of Fire” features dark imagery inspired by Greek mythology; the River Styx is evoked as The Lake of Fire, layered with smoldering flames and the band’s striking dragon logo.
“‘Lake of Fire’ represents the reality of the scope of dire consequence and internal turmoil and desire within the world of drug addiction. Wanting to escape drug addiction, the need for ‘one more …

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[6 Jul 2020 | No Comment | ]

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South Florida based Metal band UNION KAIN has released the dark, visually intense lyric video for their powerful metal single, “The Master.” Directed by Jacob Glover, “The Master” is the second single off of their upcoming, debut EP, Black Dawn.

“’The Master’ is Union Kain’s version of the retelling of the story of Cane and Abel from the many perspectives of the Old Testament, both Christianity and Judaism. It is a story we enjoyed as children in Sunday school and for whom part of our band name is taken. The question lies with who is …

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[1 Jul 2020 | No Comment | ]

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UK Based, Dark Cinematic Rock artist and designer BROCARDE has released the gothic infused, self-directed official music video for “World Upside Down.” Featuring Ray Luzier (KoRn) on drums, “World Upside Down” is off of the upcoming EP, Love Me Till I’m Beautiful, due out July 10th, 2020.

BROCARDE has also unveiled a visually intense, horror themed trailer for the title track off of Love Me Till I’m Beautiful. The 33 second snippet has already garnered over 100,000 views, leaving fans enthusiastically ready for July 10th!

“Love Me ’Til I’m Beautiful is a cinematic horror story, it captures the …

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[19 Jun 2020 | No Comment | ]

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South Florida based Metal band UNION KAIN has released a raw live video for their single, “Waiting for the World to End,” off of their upcoming, debut EP, Black Dawn. “Waiting for the World to End” is just the first taste of the female fronted rockers’ upcoming album, with more set to hit fans before the EP’s July 18th release date.

“’Waiting for the World to End’, reflects upon people hiding behind their technology (their phones)…wandering about like zombies….the world could crash around them and they wouldn’t notice.” – UNION KAIN
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[26 May 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Grand Forks, BC based Grunge revivalists BADGUYSWIN has released their debut album, Cowards! After years of writing complex and intricate music, the members of Slagduster return to their musical roots with a twelve track LP that fuses classic grunge influences with crisp, modern production.
“Taking a more minimalistic approach, we’ve dropped the screaming and puzzling time signatures to create a sound that beckons back to a time when songwriting was key.” Shane Sherman (vocals, guitar)

Advance Praise for Cowards:
“Another grunge-inspired stoner rock ‘n’ roll track now with BADGUYSWIN and their debut ‘Needle Beach’, combining Ozzy-like vocals with the kind of …

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[13 May 2020 | No Comment | ]

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Legendary Comedy Metal Band PSYCHOSTICK has been live streaming their hilarious “Cabin Fever Concerts” every Thursday (on Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook) for the past 2 months to help keep people sane during the Spring 2020 shelter-in-place, and fans have enthusiastically turned out with every week. Along with their shows, the band has donated over $9,000 to various charities–a different charity every week–so far to fight COVID-19, and expect to break $10,000 in donations this Thursday, May 14th.

The charities receiving donations include: Project C.U.R.E., CDC Foundation, Doctors Without Borders, COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund, International Rescue Committee, Direct Relief, & Center …