London trio Black Orchid Empire Release Semaphore has been touring the UK extensively appearing at Download, Standon Calling and Camden Rocks and on June 12th release their latest creation, Semaphore. Black Orchid Empire have supported Hed p.e, Ravenface and Skunk Anansie around the U.K. Skin, the front person of Skunk Anansie said about the trio’s music “Beautiful melodies coupled with tear-your-face-off riffs. Bright fresh new stars”.
Canada, oh Canada….you provided us with a group of metal powerhouses who came together to become… Imonolith. Featuring members from Devin Townsend Project, Threat Signal, Methods of Mayhem are about to release their debut record ‘State of Being on 27th March. If it’s not enough for you lot, then these heavy hitters are heading out to the UK in March/April.
Let's not beat about the bush here, The St Pierre Snake Invasion have one of those band names you just don't take seriously, like Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!. The fact is, Chunk and most other bands who have made it anywhere despite having a ridiculous name can back themselves up with good music. With the new record from The St Pierre Snake Invasion, however, the question lies not in the name, but in the music.
Trade Wind's anticipated new album Certain Freedoms definitely casts a different view on what some musicians are capable of releasing. With members of Stick To Your Guns and Stray From The Path, it's hard to believe the huge change from a hardcore show of bodies literally being thrown over others, to this peaceful notion.
US dream-thrashers Astronoid release their self-titled second album at the start of this month! Our very own Will Pearce had a listen and gives his thoughts below.
To know the pain the band must have gone through with their transition between All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us to Holy Hell, it has proven that proceeding with what they love best, and sharing their story with everyone has truly strengthened Architects and pushed for the challenge they encountered. The torch is held high in honour of the late guitarist Tom Searle who lost his life to cancer, who would have been proud of the record his fellow band members produced.
Dayshifter have released their new single Common Ground through Famined Records! The melodic hardcorers says of the new single; “The lyrics from ‘Common Ground’ essentially makes this song a ‘Serpent Eyes Part 2’. This track takes a much harsher approach to a difficult situation, bringing someones true feelings into light; essentially a confrontational outpour directed towards the person […]
Neon Lights have released the first single off their upcoming EP Your Colours (October 19). The single is titled Neon Lights and you can check it out here! Mike, the band’s vocalist has spoken about the inspiration behind the new single. “Essentially, this was about a particular night where we all went out as a band and I […]
Bristol melodic punks The Run Up will be joining USA’s The Moms for a run of dates in the UK throughout October! The run is in support of The Run Up‘s forthcoming EP Good Friends, Bad Luck (September 28, Real Ghost Records). Catch them on the dates below; 01.10.2018 – UK – Birmingham – Subside 02.10.2018 – UK – […]
Melodic hardcorers Values have revealed their new single Alight! The track follows 2016’s debut EP Broken Nation and last year’s stand-alone single Hopeless! Check out Alight below;
Brit metallers Fear Me December have revealed their new single Crystallized! The track is lifted from their forthcoming EP of the same name (September 7). Check out Crystallized below; You can catch the quartet on the road on the dates below; 11th August – The Bobbin, Lancaster 17th August – Cotswold inn, Cheltenham 25th August – Sanctuary, Burnley […]
German melodic metallers Time, The Valuator have revealed their new single How Fleeting! The track is taken from their forthcoming debut album How Fleeting, How Fragile (August 3, Long Branch Records). Check out How Fleeting below;
Austrian punk-rockers Astpai have revealed their new single Wear And Tear! The track is lifted from their new album True Capacity (out now on Shield Recordings and Jump Start Records). Check out Wear And Tear below; Astpai are hitting the UK in August with Harker! 14 AUG – Brighton UK, Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar 15 AUG – London UK, The […]
German metallers Time, The Valuator have signed to Long Branch Records! The label says of the melodic quartet’s signing; “After the success of their 3 already released singles we are happy to welcome Time, The Valuator to our family. The guys are amazingly talented musicians and have created a very unique sound, which fits our roster […]
Austrian punk rockers Astpai are bringing their melodic take on the genre to the UK for a run of shows in August! The run comes in support of their forthcoming album True Capacity (June 22, Shield Recordings and Jump Start Records). Guitarist/vocalist Zock says; “It’s been almost two years since we’ve toured the land of Linda McCartney sausages […]