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Black Swan Theory Drop Video for “My Way”

Canadian Heavy Pop band Black Swan Theory have just released the high energy music video for their newest single, "My Way." While the single was produced and mixed by producer Erik Ron, the band members directed and shot the impressively spirited music video themselves.

Gemini Syndrome to release Memento Mori

Alternative hard rockers Gemini Syndrome are set to release latest album Memento Mori via Another Century on August 19.

As Sirens Fall – The Hospital Party EP

Hailing from Leeds, As Sirens Falls release their debut EP.

FVK announce split

It's a sad day in the music world with the announcement that UK rockers FVK are calling it a day. Last night, the band released a statement explaining that following the departure of co-frontman Kier Kemp, the band were no longer going to continue.

The Brave are creating a new Epoch

The Brave have one goal for their band and that is to make music that moves people. Since their 2013 inception, the Australian quintet have been refining their sound, blending their hard-hitting riffs and smooth melodies. The band are set to release debut album Epoch via UNFD on August 5.

Like A Storm to tour with Alter Bridge

New Zealand (via US) didgeridoo-metal quartet Like A Storm are heading back to the UK and Europe this autumn after being picked to support US rockers Alter Bridge on their tour! The UK dates begin on November 23 and run through until December 2. The two bands will be joined by Volbeat and Gojira.

A Chat With Area 11

With the release of Area 11's latest album Modern Synthesis, I had the chance to chat with Jonathan Kogan (AKA Kogie) about the record, as well as experiences and inspirations as a band on the whole.

AREA 11 – Modern Synthesis

Overall, Modern Synthesis is a little different to what I'm used to hearing, but to me, that's always a good thing (I was especially impressed by the mixed sounds of Watchmaker). Anyway, I'm sure once it's released on Friday, fans of Area 11 will feel that this has been worth the wait.

Allusondrugs announce August tour

So it's been a couple of weeks since Yorkshire hellraisers Allusondrugs have been on tour and they're missing it already! So much so, that they have announced yet ANOTHER UK run of dates in August with support from London indie quartet Massmatiks.

Death Spells album details!

You saw the cryptic message announcing the introduction of Death Spells and now you can get a taste of what it's all about. Debut album Nothing Above, Nothing Below is set for release via Vagrant Records on July 29. This record has been in the works for a long time, being record by Frank Iero and James Dewees between 2012 and 2016!

The Lounge Kittens release AC/DC cover video

Alt-harmony group The Lounge Kittens have caused ructions in the rock world with their briliant covers of some of the best tracks around. As we impatiently await the release of debut album Sequins & C-Bombs (it's out in September so we ONLY have another three months to wait.... Someone get us a time machine please? Thanks!), the lovely ladies have given us a treat with their tongue-in-cheek version of AC/DC's Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap. The video sees the trio return to some office jobs as hitmen with a difference.

Suicide Squad compilation announced

One of 2016's most anticipated films, Marvel's Suicide Squad has not been short of hype and that is set to continue as the soundtrack to the film has been announced with some of the world's biggest names from pop, rock and hip-hop joining forces for a monster compilation.

Twenty One Pilots premiere Heathens video

Genre-bending sensations Twenty One Pilots have released the video for their brand new track Heathens.

Fort Fest line-up announcement

Fort Fest has announced the final bands to play the main stage of this year's inaugural event. The announcement sees The Xcerts, EMP!RE, Press To MECO, Boy Jumps Ship, THECITYISOURS, The Hyena Kill and Kingdom Keys added to the main stage.

Death Spells are alive!

Death Spells are alive. The duo consists of former My Chemical Romance men Frank Iero and James Dewees. The secretive project is set to hit you quick with an album coming in July and a small tour in August. Lucky Brits will get to see the two reunite on select dates in Glasgow, Manchester, London and Birmingham before the 'tour' hits Moscow and New York.

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