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June 23rd, 2017

Nashville TV Star Riley Smith Releases New Video for “I’m On Fire” —  Riley Smith vocals and songwriting stunningly blend country rock, hard-hitting soulful Americana and modern pop for a sound rarely found in music today. […]

Throw The Fight Release “Bury Me Alive” Video – Throw the Fight are excited to announce they are playing this summer’s Rock USA in Wisconsin with Ozzy, Slayer, Lamb Of God, Volbeat and many more. The band recently released their new album […]

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Shock Rockers SALEMS LOTT Reveal Anime-Style Music Video for Dystopian Track, “Enigma” – Hollywood-based shock rock frontrunners SALEMS LOTT have been making a name for themselves on the Sunset Strip since their inception in 2013, selling out venues such as House of Blues, […]

Xan Griffin Releases Indie-Pop Single “Cancer” as Newest Zodiac Project Unveiling  – Releasing the second element to his year-long Zodiac project, Xan Griffin captures his experiences with those who identify as a Cancer sign in the synonymous single “Cancer” featuring Emilia Ali. A […]

June 22nd, 2017

#TBT THE AGE OF ELECTRIC: What else can you do for anyone but inspire them? […]

UNKLE Announce New Album “THE ROAD PART 1” + Releases “Looking For The Rain” Single – After a rollercoaster twenty-five year career as an artist, curator and tastemaker, James Lavelle returns with UNKLE’s fifth studio album, The Road: Part 1 – a collection of fifteen new UNKLE tracks inspired […]

Memphis May Fire Are Giving You A “Virus” — Band Drops New Song — LISTEN: Memphis May Fire are spreading a “Virus,” albeit one you want to get! The band has dropped the brand standalone new track “Virus” and it’s a taste of what’s to come. “‘Virus’ […]

Bad Seed Rising On Warped Tour, Remaining on the Road Forever, Release “30” Video – Bad Seed Rising are living life on the road and that’s just how they like it.  The constantly touring teen rockers are performing as part of the 2017 edition of Vans Warped […]

June 21st, 2017

Norwegian Producer Pandreas New EP and New Track ‘Slam Jam’ – During their 10th anniversary celebrations, Glasgow via London imprint Huntleys + Palmers continue an impressive run of form on new sub-label, ‘Belters’. Following releases from Innershades and Hi & Saberhägen […]

Sheet Happens Publishing Release Complete Guitar Transcription for Animals as Leaders 2016 LP – After many months in the making, Sheet Happens Publishing is excited to release The Complete Guitar Transcription for Animals as Leaders’ #1 Billboard charting album The Madness Of Many. Learning […]

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Sleeptalk Release Music Video for Dizzying New Single “Young” – Electro-pop quartet Sleeptalk from Los Angeles has released a new music video for their single “Young.” The track comes from their debut self-titled album that will be released on July […]

June 20th, 2017

Album Review: John 5 and the Creatures  “Season of the Witch” (Rock/Metal) – John 5 brings forth a creep show horror rock instrumental masterpiece that will have metalheads moshing in their own houses […]

Washed Out Announces “Mister Mellow” Tour Releases New Single – Following the announcement of his visual album Mister Mellow last week, Washed Out is back today to announce a tour in support of the project. Unveiling a totally new and […]

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The Dream Syndicate Announce New Album + Stream New Track – On September 8th, seminal indie rock band the Dream Syndicate will release their fifth studio album, How Did I Find Myself Here? The band’s first album since 1988, How Did […]

Decapitated Issue “Earth Scar” Video — WATCH! – Polish metal extremists Decapitated are inching closer to the release of their seventh album Anticult, which arrives via Nuclear Blast on July 7. The band has further stoked anticipation for the album by issuing […]

June 19th, 2017

SPECIAL FEATURE TODAY – Power Rangers 25th Anniversary Acceptance: An Interview from Cheyenne, Wyoming Comic Con
(Johnny Yong Bosch, Steve Cardenas, Cerina Vincent) […]

New Years Day Joins Halestorm’s “Halloween Scream” Tour – Currently On Vans Warped Tour – Anaheim-based Hard Rock outfit NEW YEARS DAY are pleased to be making their return to the road in North America. In addition to performing on the main stage for every […] 

Mira Aasma Releases New Video for “Snow White Wedding” – Hot on the heels from releasing her debut album, 21 year old Gothenburg native Mira Aasma is on tour through Europe and Sweden. Playing some of Europe’s prime showcase festivals […]

Dan Talevski  Shares New Song “Birthday Suit” – Toronto pop singer-songwriter, Dan Talevski’s new single, Birthday Suit, is the first from his forthcoming EP, to be released in Fall 2017 via Entertainment One Music. Entertainment Weekly recently highlighted the song […]

June 16th, 2017

Exclusive Premiere: Quin Galavis – “Bleed With Me” From New Album Out June 16th – Bleed with Me” is  a psychedelic tear jerking folk rock adventure. A  track that will assuredly take listeners on a spirited journey through the afterlife of  Rock ‘n’ Roll emotional greatness […]

Alice Cooper Releases First Single “”Paranoiac Personality” From Upcoming Album + Tour Dates – Last Thursday evening on his radio program, “Nights With Alice Cooper,” ALICE COOPER debuted the first single, “Paranoiac Personality” off the forthcoming album Paranormal.  As previously announced, Paranormal features two songs written and recorded […]

TOMBS To Kick Off US Tour With Fit For An Autopsy And Moon Tooth TODAY – Brooklyn-based experimental metal outfit TOMBS will kick off a three-plus week US tour with Fit For An Autopsy and Moon Tooth later this week. The journey will commence on June […]

Moby and the Void Choir MOBY & THE VOID PACIFIC CHOIR RELEASE FREE SURPRISE ALBUM  – Moby & The Void Pacific Choir have today officially released More Fast Songs About The Apocalypse, the follow-up to 2016’s fiery These Systems Are Failing. More Fast Songs About The […]

June 15th, 2017

#TBT: Red Hot Chili Peppers Style + Photos […]

DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT Release Video for “Offer Your Light” – Devin Named “Riff Lord” at Metal Hammer Golden Gods – The DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT have been on the road for the majority of 2017 thus far as they continue to support the group’s latest album Transcendence. Yesterday Devin was in attendance […]

KMFDM Drop “Hell Yeah” Lyric Video – KMFDM have dropped the lyric video for “Hell Yeah,” which is an “instant” classic for the band, thanks to its ultra-heavy beat and Sascha Konietzko’s trademark cynical lyrics. The song is featured […]

TGUT Releases New Remix Of Rae Sremmurd’s “Swang,” Plus Free Download – NYC based DJ/producer TGUT has made a name for himself throughout the industry thanks to a wide array of production styles that have resulted in tracks for artists such as […]

June 14th, 2017

Comeback Kid Shares Details On New Album “Outsider” + New Track “Absolute” With Devin Townsend – Canada’s finest hardcore/punk outfit, Comeback Kid, have today revealed details on their forthcoming sixth studio album. Titled Outsider, the album will be released on September 8, 2017 via New Damage […]

Death From Above 1979 Release Video For “Freeze Me” – Death From Above released a brand new video for the song, “Freeze Me” which was released last week and featured on the Season 4 premiere episode of HBO’s […]

Punk Band Audible Joes Release Gritty New Single  & Music Video “Speaker Submission” – Audible Joes, a punk band from Cork, Ireland, do not sound like your typical Irish punk band. Swapping out bagpipes for gritty guitars and heavily melodic hooks, the Emerald Isle […]

June 13th, 2017

“No Attitude, Just Gratitude – A Sit Down With Kenny Aronoff” complete with a photoshoot by Heiko Ryll […]

World of Tanks Collaborates with Swedish Heavy Metal Band SABATON! – Metal gods collide on June 12th as indigo at The O2 plays host to the 15th annual Metal Hammer Golden God Awards, in association with Orange Amplification. The event attracts […]

CKY Debut New Single “Head For A Breakdown” – CKY (Chad I Ginsburg, Jess Margera and Matt Deis) have debuted a third new single titled Head For A Breakdown. This is the final song we’ll hear from the band before the release of their new LP this Friday. […]

June 12th, 2017

Album Review: Sadistik “Altars” (Hip-Hop/Psychedelic) – Sadistik is back rather quickly with another beast of an album (released through Equal Vision Records) but this time it’s a psychedelic hip-hop horror  […]

Secret Sphere Spread “Kindness” With New Video – The Nature Of Time”, celebrates Secret Sphere‘s 20 years of hard work that started back in 1997 with the release of the bands widely praised debut […]

Dreamfire Unveil New Video for Epic Reimagining of Game Of Thrones Track – Today we bring you news that the visionary Osirion, creator of the ambient sounds of Dreamfire has stirred from his slumbers[…]

June 11th, 2017

Week In Review June 4th to 10th […]

June 8th, 2017

THE CHARM THE FURY – Release Their Full Set From Pinkpop 2017! – Lucy Rose is set to release her third record Something’s Changing July 7 in North America via Arts & Crafts. The album is accompanied by a fly-on-the-wall short film documenting […]

Mass Sky Raid Release Single & Video for Closer and Announce Launch Shows – Mass Sky Raid are getting ‘Closer’ to their fanbase and to the world with their new single and very first video. The wall-of-sound single is their most impressive outing yet […]

Lucy Rose Shares New Video “No Good At All” From Upcoming Album + Tour Dates  – Lucy Rose is set to release her third record Something’s Changing July 7 in North America via Arts & Crafts. The album is accompanied by a fly-on-the-wall short film documenting […]

June 7th, 2017

May/June 2017 Vandala Magazine – Sabaton, Flogging Molly, The Age of Electric, Twiztid and More […]

MUTEMATH Return With New Single “Hit Parade” – Listen NOW – GRAMMY-nominated electro-experimental rock band MUTEMATH are excited to announce that they will be unveiling their most progressive work to date with the release of their fifth studio album, Play Dead. The […]

Son Little Returns With New Magic – Listen Now – NPR Music wrote of the musician and Grammy winning producer, “Son Little doesn’t strive to reproduce his influences; he recombines them into something new.” And on New Magic, his second […]

Sun City Music Festival Returns Labor Day Weekend – The highly-anticipated lineup for Sun City Music Festival, hosted by Disco Donnie Presents and SMG Events, is finally here. Festival-goers are sure to be fueled by the rhythms and beats of the […]

June 6th, 2017

This Wild Life Shares a New Song and Video “Break Me”  – Long Beach, California indie alt duo This Wild Life have shared a new song and video “Break Me” today. Singer Kevin Jordan explains, “We wrote the song ‘Break Me’ during […]

Moglii Releases a Textured Electronic Body of Work, with Debut “Naboo” EP – Album Stream! – German wunderkind producer Moglii releases debut solo “Naboo” EP. Signed to Majestic Casual Records, the 7-track is resplendent with throbbing synths and break beats, with Moglii’s debut showing a dexterity and ability to […]

Saliva Announce Only The Sickest Survive Tour – Multi-platinum and Grammy nominated hard rock group SALIVA announce headline dates for their summer Only the Sickest Survive tour. The first leg of the tour starts this week on June […]

Branko Presents: Enchufada Na Zona Preview Now! New compilation out July 7 – Enchufada label founder Branko is to release 14-track compilation, ‘Enchufada Na Zona’ — a natural extension of his NTS radio show of the same name — on July 7. Roughly […]

June 5th, 2017

Photo Gallery – BottleRock Music Festival […]

Reggae Band EarthKry Release Lead Single from Forthcoming Album – Since the critical acclaim success of their debut EP “Hard Road”, reggae and music lovers have been clamoring and anxiously waiting to satisfy their soul with […]

June 2nd, 2017

Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis Celebrates the 40th Anniversary + Photo Gallery […]

PSYCHO LAS VEGAS 2017: Day-To-Day Lineups Announced + Single Day Tickets On Sale Now – In less than three months, the 2017 edition of PSYCHO LAS VEGAS will make its descent upon the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. […]

Alter Bridge Set To Release “Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities” September 8th – Coming off their most-successful world tour to date, Alter Bridge announces the release of a new live album and rarities collection. Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities is scheduled […]

June 1st, 2017

Life Is Good (Sort Of): An Interview with Flogging Molly’s Dennis Casey […]

The War On Drugs Announce New Album And Present Lead Single + Tour – The War On Drugs announce their fourth full-length album, A Deeper Understanding, out August 25th on Atlantic Records. A Deeper Understanding is the band’s first album since 2014’s universally acclaimed Lost […]

Seven Spires Unveils Second Song From Their Upcoming Debut Album “Solveig” – Just a few days following release of the official video for “The Cabaret of Dreams”, the first single off of their debut album “Solveig”, the American symphonic metal force Seven […]

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Prophets of Rage To Release Self-Titled Debut Album Album + Listen and Watch “Unfuck The World” – Prophets Of Rage: Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, Brad Wilk, Chuck D, B-Real and DJ Lord will release their self-titled, debut album September 15th, 2017 on Fantasy Records. […]

May 31st, 2017

Album Review: Joey Bada$$  “All-Amerikkkan Badass” – Joey Bada$$ is one of the most exciting hip hop artists of his generation. After dropping a string of strong mixtapes, including the classic throw back 1999, his debut album B4.DA.$$ was the perfect […]

TORA Premiere New Video + Single; Debut LP “Take a Rest” Out JUNE 9 – TORA has unveiled a new video and new single ahead of their debut album Take A Rest which will be released June 9 on Indica Records. The band premiered the […]

GWAR Invades Your Comic Shop June 7th; Signings and Exclusives! – GWAR invades comic book stores worldwide with their new 4 issue comic book series GWAR: ORGASMAGEDDON from Dynamite Comics!  Brought to life by shock rock legends GWAR, writer Matt Miner […]

Saintseneca Share New Video “Book Of The Dead On Sale” – Ohio band Saintseneca are premiering a video for their new track “Book of The Dead On Sale,” which Stereogum writes, “shows just how assured and steady the band has become over […]

May 30th, 2017

Jean Michel Jarre Plays First Concert In Los Angeles at the Microsoft Theater + PHOTO GALLERY […]

Jean Michel Jarre, a French pioneer in electronic music and a true living legend in the world of pop music, gave his first live performance in Los Angeles as part of his first tour of the United States ever, […]

May 29th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Dean Brody, Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta […]

Indie-Pop Band CIITY Release ‘Parallels’ EP Now Streaming – Dallas based Indie-Pop band, CIITY, have been creating music since 2015. Their highly anticipated new single, ‘DNVR’, just might end up in your summer playlist. The latest single from their […]

THEN COMES SILENCE Sign With Nuclear Blast, New Song + Video Online! – Founded in 2012 in Stockholm by singer and main songwriter Alex Svenson, THEN COMES SILENCE have released three albums since and gathered an ever-growing following within the international scene. The band are currently working […]

May 26th, 2017

The Psychomania Tour is Upon Us An Interview with Jamie Madrox of Twiztid […]

Brighter Than A Thousand Suns Releases Music Video For Lead Single From Forthcoming EP – Imminence Management Group’s synth-rock/post-hardcore outfit Brighter Than A Thousand Suns has finally premiered their first original track since 2015. “The Upside Down” is the lead single and opener from the […]

MOTLEY CRUE ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’ 30th Anniversary Album Re-Issue Available for Pre-Order – Iconic LA rock band Mötley Crüe celebrates the 30th anniversary of their fourth studio, and 4x platinum album, Girls, Girls, Girls with special album reissue bundles that will be available […]

May 24th, 2017

MOTOROWL Release Live Video For “Beloved Whale” – Psychedelic doom rockers MOTOROWL are excited to reveal a live video for the alternative version of their single, “Beloved Whale“, taken from their most recent album, “Om Generator”! This version was recorded […]

May 23rd, 2017

Dystopian-Themed Future-R&B Release by Alexis Troy “KETA” – “Keta” is the latest chapter in the success story of Alexis Troy. The Düsseldorf-based producer has been praised on numerous occasions for his cinematic, Future-Hip Hop instrumentals, which have been […]

Yellow Claw Releases “Open” Music Video Featuring Moksi and Jonna Fraser – MAD DECENT’s YELLOW CLAW (Jim Aasgier and Nizzle) has unveiled their music video for single “Open” that features electronic duo Moksi and Dutch rapper […]

May 16th, 2017

AWAY FOR UPGRADES & CHANGES – BACK SOON

May 15th, 2017

New Album ETHER by B.o.B.  – Check Out The Music Video and Album Preview/Stream – Ether will serve as Bobby Ray’s first independent album. His previous three efforts came under Atlantic Records, the last being his 2013 project Underground Luxury.  […]

Carneyval (Feat. Hudson Thames) – “Love & Emotion” Listen Now – LA based producer Carneyval released his newest track “Love & Emotion” on Spotify, iTunes, SoundCloud, and all other major platforms. Here Carneyval follows up on his powerful 2016 releases “Tell Me […]

Alexa Dark Shares “Blur” Single + Announces EP ‘Empty Drinks/Empty Hearts’ – Alternative rock songwriter and guitarist, Alexa Dark, announces her debut EP, Empty Drinks/Empty Hearts, due out August 2017. The album was produced by Angelo “Doc” Velasquez (The Weeknd’s Trilogy, The Fray, Christina […]

May 11th, 2017

Candiria Countdown to Warped Tour, Drop New Video —WATCH – Musical and heavy metal alchemists Candiria have premiered a video for the title track from their new album and Metal Blade debut While They Were Sleeping, out now. […]

Watch: Kyle Craft covers Leonard Cohen’s “Chelsea Hotel #2” – Kyle Craft has shared a beautiful cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Chelsea Hotel #2”, which was filmed at the former Blade Studios in Shreveport, LA. The cover was shot and edited […]

Iceland’s Secret Solstice Festival Announces Final Lineup + The Warehouse Project Takeover – Iceland’s Secret Solstice festival has just dropped their third and final lineup announcement for their fourth edition with 35 new names […]

Brand New Video from Caribbean Songstress ARITA “Everything” – Tempo Networks proudly announces the release of the official music video “Everything” by ARITA. In this beautifully shot video, […]

May 10th, 2017

Indie Rock Band Molehill Blends a West Coast Hip-Hop Groove With Gregorian Chant on New Single – Progressive indie-rock band Molehill from Chicago, IL has premiered the third and final single […]

Attraction To Tragedy Release Official Music Video for “Slaughter Road” Off of ‘Passion Over Fashion’ – Post Hardcore Band Attraction To Tragedy has released the Official Music Video for “Slaughter Road.” Directed by Scott Hansen (William Control, Motionless In White), “Slaughter Road” is off of their […]

Soulful Reggae Rock Blues Omari Banks Radiates SUNLIGHT Through Music – In the mid of his successful promotional European tour, soulful reggae rock blues singer Omari Banks has released his “SUNLIGHT” album. Omari’s sophomore album “SUNLIGHT” explores ethological feelings while touching a […]

May 9th, 2017

Album Review: Eyeshine “Gone Tomorrow”(Pop-Punk/Alternative) – The diehard Eyeshine fans may very well be mourning and drowning in their own tears towards the harsh reality that “Gone Tomorrow” […]

Leitvox Shares “Pale Love” Short Movie About the Search of Questions rather than Answers – ‘Pale Love’ is a short film produced and directed by the music producer Christian Cooley (AKA Leitvox). The film tells a story about a woman that takes a journey to a […]

Bullet-Proof New Music Video – “No one ever” – Thrash metallers Bullet Proof have released a new video for the track “No One Ever”, which is taken off from “Forsaken One” out now via Sleaszy Rider Records. Video made […]

May 8th, 2017

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Pierce the Veil Announce Fall Tour Dates With Rise Against – PIERCE THE VEIL will be heading out on tour this fall with hardcore punk legends Rise Against. The tour will be starting in Abbotsford, BC on September 14 and finishing in Asbury […]

Black Dough Release “Here We Go” Music Video – “Minimalistic close-up with a sense of vakuum and nowhereness. An undefined room in darkness with sparse lightning, smoke and a face painted in silver gives you the right mood to […]

Metal Pirates Alestorm Releases Two New Music Videos — A pirate’s life is simple; they drink, steal and kill. But lead by the one & only heavy metal pirates, ALESTORM will be also killing it with their new and 5th studio album […]

BLONDIE New Studio Album Pollinator Out Now – Blondie have released their remarkable new album Pollinator via BMG. […]

May 2nd, 2017

Jamila Woods Signs With Jagjaguwar, Shares New Video For ‘Holy’ and ‘Holy (Reprise)’ – Chicago-based soul singer, poet and activist Jamila Woods will partner with Jagjaguwar […]

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The Afghan Whigs Announce North American Tour – This morning the band has announced a new 28-city tour of North America for this fall which will begin on September 6th in Orlando, FL.  […]

Howling Bells’ Juanita Stein Music Video “Dark Horse from Debut Solo Album – Stein, who is already known as the singer-songwriter with Howling Bells, recorded the album with […]

April 28th, 2017

Oyster Kids Share “40 Nights” Video – The 405 has shared the video for Oyster Kids recently released single “40 Nights”. When talking about the video the band states, “’40 Nights’ aims […]

April 27th, 2017

May The Power Protect You, Always: An Interview with Ron Wasserman […]

Watch Father John Misty’s Hilariously Absurd Music Video “Total Entertainment Forever” – Father John Misty has delivered a hilariously absurd new video for “Total Entertainment Forever,” from Pure Comedy, his acclaimed new album [link here]. In “Total Entertainment Forever” we find George […]

Bedroom Eyes New Music Video “After I Was A Kid But Before I Grew Up” – Get a cup of damn good coffee, a slice of cherry pie and ask yourself: who killed Bedroom Eyes? This is »After I Was a Kid But Before I Grew […]

New Music From Azizi Gibson – ‘Freak’ + Protein Shake US Tour – LA-based rap artist Azizi Gibson has launched ‘Freak’, the third single from his hotly-anticipated new album, ‘Memoirs Of The Reaper’, and announced a new headline US tour, ‘Protein Shake’. ‘Freak’, […]

April 26th, 2017

DARK TRANQUILLITY Announce North American Headlining Tour – Swedish Melodic Death Metal innovators DARK TRANQUILLITY are pleased to announce their return to North American soil; this time taking form as a month long headlining tour. The band continues to support their latest studio album, Atoma, and have been […]

Luke Sital-Singh Debuts New Single “Oh My God” From New Album – “Oh My God”, is the new single from acclaimed UK singer-songwriter Luke Sital-Singh available to stream and download now. “Oh My God” is the third track t – o be taken from […]

Christopher Paul Stelling “Cost of Doing Business” New Video + Tour – Singer-songwriter and guitarist Christopher Paul Stelling has spent the last several years traveling alone with just his guitar. But on his new album Itinerant Arias, the acclaimed virtuosic finger picker is […]

April 25th, 2017

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Shabazz Palaces to Release” Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star” + Preview – Shabazz Palaces will release the Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star, their spectral third album, worldwide on July 14th through Sub Pop. The album, featuring highlights “Shine A Light” (ft. Thaddilla…[…]

In This Moment Announce Summer 2017 Tour Plans – In This Moment are currently criss-crossing North American on a mostly sold-out tour with Motionless In White and Avatar, bringing their one-of-kind, burlesque-like show and visually captivating theatrics to thrilled […]

Shallow Side Release “Can You Hear Me” Lyric Video + Tour Dates – Shallow Side release a lyric video for “Can You Hear Me” the third single off their debut album with Thermal Entertainment “ONE” which is climbing up the radio charts. The band will […]

April 24th, 2017

“A New Breed of Chaos” An Interview with Twig the Exfoliator of Kill The Precedent […]

FIRESPAWN New Video “Serpent Of The Ocean” – Album Out April 28th – FIRSPAWN’s brand new album “The Reprobate” will descend upon this world with furious wrath. The band released their brand new video for the album’s opening track “Serpent Of The Ocean”. The […]

Alesso Unveils 3-Track Remix Pack of His Latest Single “Falling” + Music Video – Alesso has today unveiled a three-track remix bundle of his current single ‘Falling’. Producers who have provided remixes of the track are TREGS, Outrovert and Nick Martin. Armada Music signee […]

April 20th, 2017

Interview – Otep “Freedom to Live and Love” […] Otep Shamaya is one of the most important female front-woman in the rock n roll world within the last twenty years.

New Music From INDO “My Head” + Free Download – LA based electronic producer INDO is happy to announce the release of his new track “My Head” now available on iTunes, Spotify and SoundCloud. “My Head” is an uplifting dance […]

Murlo ‘Club Coil’ EP on Mixpak and Watch New Animated Video ‘Tired Of You’ – UK producer Murlo returns to Mixpak for his third EP, Club Coil, a glistening, six-track release of bold R&B futurism and subtle club tropes, complete with illustrated artwork and hand-animated […]

Romantic Music Video From Omar Alhindi “Lust” – Omar Alhindi is the next big thing in pop music. The central California-born pop artist started his burgeoning music career young, signing with Tyme Records at only fifteen years old. […]

April 19th, 2017

The Growlers At the Warfield, San Francisco, California […]

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BROS (ft. Ewan + Shamus Currie) Premiere “Couldn’t Hear A Thing” Video; New Show Dates Announced – BROS, the groovy side project from platinum-selling Canadian band The Sheepdogs’ Ewan and Shamus Currie, have premiered the video for“Couldn’t Hear A Thing” . Shamus describes “Couldn’t Hear A Thing” […]

American Standards Release Chaotic New Single and Video For “Carpe Diem, Tomorrow” – Phoenix hardcore outfit American Standards, has released their second music video single “Carpe Diem, Tomorrow“, which comes off their upcoming record “Anti-Melody“. In this claustrophobically dark video filmed by Jacob […]

Album Review: Shy One “6 years” (Hip-Hop/Horror/Ghetto) – The majority of the diehard fans of Shy One seem to listen to the Texas-based rapper simply for his brilliant devil style production and it totally makes perfect sense, […]

Gramatik & Ramzoid Remix Flume’s “Wall Fuck,” Out Now + Free Download – Australian sensation, Flume, is perhaps the one electronic artist who most gracefully handled the transition from underground to the mainstream (while also retaining that all-important “street cred”). If his jump to the […]

April 18th, 2017

Photo Gallery: 100.3 The Bear’s Annual Thaw at the Shaw feat. Sum 41 and Papa Roach […]

100.3 The Bear’s Annual Thaw at the Shaw feat. Danko Jones & Bleeder […]

April 13th, 2017

Happy Long Weekend – Back Tuesday!

April 12th, 2017

Introducing Sophia Kennedy’s Debut LP – Listen Here – Elegant, melancholic, sometimes menacing, with smoldering piano melodies, desolately whistling organs, and a jaunty jaw’s harp loop; kissed by […]

All That Remains Launch “Madness” Album, Listen to “Halo” + More – Longevity in the music industry is no easy feat. As the release of their highly anticipated eighth studio album approaches, All That Remains have solidified their spot […]]

April 11th, 2017

Australian Alt-Rock / Indie-Folk Act Husky Release New Single “GHOST” From Upcoming Album – After a year-long absence from Australian shores, Melbourne band Husky return with a swag of stories. “Ghost” the second taste of their album after their 2016 single “Late Night Store’, further […]

Black Metal Veterans Dawn Of Ashes Announce New Album And North America Tour – Symphonic Black Metal artists Dawn of Ashes announces the release of their new album Daemonolatry Gnosis. Daemonolatry Gnosis is a diabolical musical milestone & Dawn of Ashes’ most brutal fusion […]

Tall Tall Trees Shares “SeagullxEagle” Video +On Tour With Kishi Bashi – Tall Tall Trees has premiered the video for newest single “SeagullxEagle”. It is the fourth single off of the recently released album ‘Freedays’, out now via Joyful Noise Recordings. Prior […]

April 10th, 2017

Album Review: Cameron Avery “Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams” (Alternative/Indie) + Album Stream […]

 

Todd Rundgren Spans Generations and Genres on ‘WHITE KNIGHT’ Out May 12 – Todd Rundgren – the iconic songwriter, recording artist, producer and innovator – will release his newest album ‘White Knight’ on May 12 via Cleopatra Records. The 15-track collection features a dynamic […]

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Listen to HARTS’ Debut US Single “Peculiar” Now! – GQ Australia’s Artist of the Year (2016), Harts, has just released “Peculiar” – the electrifying lead single from his stateside debut full length album Smoke Fire Hope Desire (out this summer). […]

DYING FETUS Announce New Album – Death metal overlords DYING FETUS has revealed the album art for their 8th studio album, Wrong One To Fuck With. The album will be released on June 23, 2017 via […]

April 7th, 2017

Genre-Defying Heavy Rockers VOLKER to Release New Album, “Dead Doll”, Teaser “Obey” – VOLKER are new to the North American heavy metal scene, but are destined to break out in a big way with the release of their upcoming melodic assault, Dead Doll, […]

Jai Wolf Shares New Single “Starlight” (Feat. Mr Gabriel) – Jai Wolf is sharing new music today for the first time since the release of his debut EP, Kindred Spirits, in the form of “Starlight.” The new single picks up […]

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits | OUT NOW + Album Stream – Me First and the Gimme Gimmes’ new retrospecitve, Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits, is out today! Head to here to listen to the entire album on your preferred digital […]

April 6th, 2017

New Evidence Video “Throw It All Away” – Spring is in full bloom, so April showers are soon to follow, making it the perfect time for the return of the Weatherman. […]

The Wilderness of Manitoba Announce New EP and Spring Tour Date – Preview Now – Since its inception The Wilderness Of Manitoba has continued to grow and evolve with every new release. Throughout it all founding member Will Whitwham has left his imprint on each […]

Metalcore Outfit THIS CURSE Reveals High-Energy “Quicksand” Music Video – After spending a few years making a name for themselves by performing and touring in the eastern U.S. and even releasing three EP’s (most recently 2016’s Emergence), fast-rising New Jersey […]
Suuns Share “Instrument – Redshape Remix” from forthcoming Hold/Still Rexmixes LP – Suuns are happy to share a brand new remix for “Instrument,” courtesy of acclaimed producer Redshape. Having released album Hold/Still last year to brilliant reviews, this remix is taken from […]

April 5th, 2017

 

Mira Aasma Releases “Snow White Wedding” – Since releasing debut single ”Ghost” in December 2015 twenty year old Gothenburg native Mira Aasma has taken giant steps towards the stars. Follow up ”Stereoscope EP” got praise from The […]

Sexy Singing Siren Abby Dallas Sizzles with Dancehall Track “Gold Digger” – With the title track “Gold Digger” one might have a pre-conceived idea of the song’s subject, but as the soulful dancehall and reggae singing sensation Abby Dallas explains, “The song […]

Bobaflex To Hit the Road with Special Guests + Cover “Hey You” – Rockers, BOBAFLEX are hitting the road for their 2nd tour of the year as they continue to promote their new single HEY YOU (Pink Floyd cover).   The tour will include an appearance […]

April 3rd, 2017

Photo Gallery: The Age of Electric […]

Brother Ali “Own Light (What Hearts Are For)” Music Video Debut! – Brother Ali just dropped the official video for “Own Light (What Hearts Are For)”. Written and directed by Dave Wilson, the stunning video delivers a powerful narrative about the beauty […]

LAMB OF GOD Announces Select Headline Tour Dates with Support from BEHEMOTH – Internationally-renowned heavy rock leaders LAMB OF GOD recently announced that they will support headlining metal legends Slayer, along with fellow supporting death metal group Behemoth, on what is set to […]

Dazzling MEW Video for “Twist Quest” – On the eve of the band’s forthcoming (seventh) album Visuals on April 28, Danish trio Mew is pleased to share the new track “Twist Quest.” The track is taken from the […]

The Districts Share “Lover Lover Lover” (Leonard Cohen Cover) For Record Store Day – The Districts have shared a heartfelt cover of Leonard Cohen’s “Lover Lover Lover”. The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming Record Store Day 7” featuring A-Side “Ordinary Day,” the […]

March 31st, 2017

April 2017 Vandala Magazine – Otep, Kill The Precedent, Ron Wasserman, Okeechobee Music Festival and More […]

March 30th, 2017

Album Review: Teen Daze “Themes For A Dying Earth” (Alternative/Ambient/Pop) – A nearly flawless blend of ambient-electronic, art pop, and dream pop. This album touches on numerous emotions and never keeps you in the same place for too long […]

Photo Credit: Eddie O’Keefe

Los Angeles Police Department Shares “If I Lied” – Today, Los Angeles Police Department shares its new single “If I Lied.” The acoustic-guitar-driven track appears on Los Angeles Police Department’s upcoming self-titled album out April 28 on Anti-. Pre-orders […]

THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Release First “Amber Galactic” Album Trailer – Swedish classic/progressive rock supergroup THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA – featuring members of metal frontrunners Soilwork and Arch Enemy – have released the first video trailer for their forthcoming third studio album, Amber […]

March 29th, 2017

Photo Gallery: The Tea Party 20 Years of ‘Transmission’ with Anniversary Tour […]

Low Announce June 2017 Tour Dates with Japan’s MONO – Beginning June 12th, Low will embark on a five-date co-headline tour with Japanese instrumental rock band MONO. These dates will bring the bands to intimate venues along the American West […]

Beta Frontiers & DIANA’s Carmen Elle Premiere “If I Stayed” From Heights EP Streaming – Today Beta Frontiers is premiering “If I Stayed,” a new collaboration with DIANA‘s Carmen Elle. The song is the first single from Beta Frontiers’ new EP, Heights, which will be released on Buzz […]

March 28th, 2017

Album Review: Communions “Blue” (Alternative/Indie/Pop) – Is this album groundbreaking? No. Is this album a deep, highly technical example of superego artistic superiority? No. What is this album then? This is an example of fun, indie pop, […]

DANZIG’s Blackest Of The Black with Ministry, Suicidal Tendencies, Atreyu & More – This year marks the first Blackest Of The Black Destination Festival. The brainchild of Glenn Danzig, the event not only serves as a music festival, but as a cultural experience: […]

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DYING FETUS Release Cryptic Video Teaser – Influential death metallers DYING FETUS recently completed recording their highly anticipated 8th full-length album, which will see a Summer release via Relapse Records. Details including release date album title, art […]

March 27th, 2017

Special Feature – Photo Gallery: Kelowna Fan Xpo 2017 […]

March 24th, 2017

Album Review: Bing & Ruth “No Home Of The Mind” (Ambient/Classical/Other) […]

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WEDNESDAY 13 Announces New Album and “What The Night Brings” Music Video – WEDNESDAY 13 has revealed a brand new video for ‘What The Night Brings’, the first track taken from his forthcoming album, Condolences and first for new record label home, Nuclear Blast […]

March 23rd, 2017

Underground Artist Spotlight: Koshir […]

SABATON Reveals North American “The Last Tour” Teaser Video and Full Date List – Swedish metal heroes SABATON will kick off their North American “The Last Tour” headlining trek in just under one month! The band is touring in support of their highly-acclaimed eighth […]

Skaters Share “Criminal” From ‘Rock And Roll Bye Bye’ – Skaters share the video for their second single “Criminal” on Clash. When discussing the video, guitarist Josh Hubbard states, “All good things come to an end…and some bad things. You always […]

Sing Say – ‘Hero Artist’ Single & Video – These comic book rockers have been experimenting with mediums including music performance, animation, illustration and video games. As the Comic Book EP is the first stage for the band, the […]

March 22nd, 2017

“Interview: Rebellion and a Lullaby:
An Interview With The Tossers’ T. Duggins” […]

New CHUCK BERRY Album “CHUCK” Set for Release Listen to New Track […]

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Dualtone Records (an Entertainment One Company), has set a June 16threlease date for CHUCK, the final album and first new recordings in nearly four decades by founding rock and roll […]

Portland-Based, Alt-Metal band, Veio, Streams New Album, ‘Infinite Light / Desperate Shadows’ – Melding prog, metal and hard rock, Portland, OR-based, alt-metal band Veio conjures up their own brand of hard rocking tracks. The freshly formed lineup brings a mature, heavy sound, with […]

PRODUCT OF HATE Join Forces with SKINLAB and IKILLYA for East Coast Tour – PRODUCT OF HATE will hit the road again this summer, continuing in support of their Napalm Records debut album, BURIED IN VIOLENCE. The next round of touring kicks off with […]

Beloved Music Festival’s 10th Annual Celebration Tickets  On Sale Now – The first tier of tickets for the 10th annual Beloved Festival will be released Tuesday, March 21st at 10 AM PST. Set to take place in the enchanting coastal forest near […]

March 21st, 2017

Interview Wyclef Jean “A New Dawning” […]

Northlane Unveil New Standalone Song “Citizen” – Northlane have released their new stand-alone single “Citizen” today. “Citizen” was recorded by David Bendeth (Bring Me The Horizon, A Day To Remember, Paramore) at his studio in New Jersey. The video for “Citizen” was […]

Photo Cred: Shervin Lainez

Cigarettes After Sex Announce Self-Titled LP, Share New Single “Apocalypse” – Cigarettes After Sex have announced their self-titled debut album will be out June 9th on Partisan Records. To compliment the album announcement the band has also released a new track entitled “Apocalypse”, premiered […]

March 20th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Mother Mother, Beach Season, K. Flay […]Mother Mother in Edmonton, AB

Electronic Sensation ‘Tora’ Unveil New Single ‘Amsterdam’ – Australian sensation, TORA have unveiled their new single, “Amsterdam” from their upcoming debut album to be released mid-year on Indica Records. Listen + share the track HERE. The 5-piece band […]

THE CRANBERRIES Announce New Album!! Brand New Songs + Re-Worked Hits! – The Cranberries are set to release Something Else, a new album featuring re-worked renditions of their major hits, as well as brand new material. The album is due out April 28 via […]

March 17th, 2017

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Photo Credit Alysse Gafkjen

City and Colour: Tour Starts and New Songs Released – City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, recently unveiled two never-before released songs, “Peaceful Road” and “Rain”, recorded in Nashville during sessions for his #1 album, If […]

Photo Credit: Ester Segarra

OBITUARY Share ‘Ten Thousand Ways To Die” Music Video; Release New Self-Titled Album – Today marks the official release of death metal legends OBITUARY’s self-titled new album via Relapse Records. The album can be streamed in its entirety via Obituary’s official Bandcamp page and […]

March 16th, 2017

DUMB – “Live Fast Die Dumb” Out Now, Streaming Title Track – Austin, Texas shit kicking guitar trio DUMB’s debut album ‘Live Fast Die Dumb’ is out now. Originally released on cassette only by the uber-cool L.A. label Gnar Tapes back in […]

March 14th, 2017

Pyramaze 20 Second Century Lyric Video Streaming – The melodic metal band PYRAMAZE just released a lyric video for the track “20 Second Century” from their highly anticipated new album “Contingent”. The album will be released on April […]

March 13th, 2017

Stargate’s “Waterfall” feat. P!nk & Sia Out Now! […]

Sublime with Rome and The Offspring Announce Tour – Two of Southern California’s “most prolific bands,” Sublime With Rome and The Offspring, will be touring together in 2017. The iconic groups will be teaming up in July for dates […]

Watch Omo Frenchie Bêtise Video From Forthcoming Debut EP, ‘Diamond In The Dirt’ – Congo-born, Peckham-raised artist Omo Frenchie presents ‘Bêtise’ — the first material to surface from his forthcoming debut EP, ‘Diamond In The Dirt’. With a series of underground hits already under […]

March 10th, 2017

Harrison – New Video for Right Hook – Following the release of his debut album, Checkpoint Titanium, in September, Toronto producer, Harrison, is back to share a new video for the album’s fourth song, Right Hook. This video was directed by Eva Michon, […]

Demon Hunter Are “Half as Dead” — LISTEN! Demon Hunter have dropped another new song from Outlive, which will be released on March 31 via Solid State Records. […]

Avatar Debut “New Land” Music Video – Avatar of Sweden have released a statement on the recent discovery of TRAPPIST-1, also designated as 2MASS J23062928-0502285. The band plans to visit the newly named solar system immediately. […]

March 9th, 2017

Album Review: Dune Rats “The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit” (Rock) – Cheap beer. Weed. Cut off jean shorts. Skateboards. Beach life. Sunshine. Hoodrat shit. Teen angst. Brisbane, yes, all the way from Australia comes a skate punk band, album and sound typically associated with Southern California. But, […]

Little Wise – ‘Favourite Song (ft. Sal Kimber)’ Single & Video – Little Wise is the moniker of Melbourne Folk-Roots and Alt-country singer-songwriter Sophie Klein. Her conversational lyrics and gentle rolling rhythms combine classic storytelling with a contemporary style, making her a […]

Paul Johnson Releases Official Music Video for “Burn it Down” – Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based Power Pop / Alternative Rockers Paul Johnson and The About Last Nights have released the Official Video their single, “Burn It Down.” Originally premiered on Relix, “Burn It […]

March 8th, 2017

Interview: Alcest -Anime, Femininity, and the State of The Species […]

Sea N Sound Festival Announce 2017 Line Up – Boy & Bear, Busby Marou + More – Now in its second year, Sea N Sound aims to continue it’s blend of coastal lifestyle and local culture whilst focusing on the finest live music, local seafood and Australian […] […]

March 7th, 2017

Chino XL Rama Duke Reinvent Red Hot Chilli Peppers Smash Hit “Under the Bridge” For a New Generation – It is hardly commonplace for hip-hop and rock to become bonded bedfellows. And it takes a crafty vision to mesh the disparate musical species in a way that begets fire […]

Photo Credit Michael Connor

ECSTATIC VISION Share New Song “Electric Step”; US Tour Begins This Weekend – Philadelphia’s heavy psych quartet ECSTATIC VISION has shared the second single from their forthcoming mew album Raw Rock Fury. Hear “Electric Step” now via Soundcloud at this location. Additionally, stream the band’s […]

March 6th, 2017

Album Review: Texas Microphone Massacre “The Opium Den EP” (Electronica/Rock) – Texas Microphone Massacre is as original as is it gets when it comes to new-age industrial music. Their three song Ep “Opium Den” […]

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Barenaked Ladies Announce New LP “Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions” Out April + Teaser –  Barenaked Ladies have announced a very special collaboration with the legendary “Kings of A Cappella” titled, Ladies And Gentlemen: Barenaked Ladies And The Persuasions to be released April 14, 2017. […]

March 2nd 2017

porcelain-raftAlbum Review: Porcelain Raft “Microclimate” (Alternative/Pop) – Possibly, you recognize this artist’s name. Possibly, you’ve heard a track or two, told yourself to check them out more, and kept putting it off until later. […]

harpoon-and-axe-photo-jodie-pontoThe Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer Reveal New Video “Forever Fool” – After a hiatus and some member turnover, She Screams Of Royalty is pleased to finally release the lead single from their forthcoming full length, Lucid Dreams A Relationship, that will […]

she-screams-of-royaltyShe Screams Of Royalty Releases Lead Single From March 24th’s Imminence Records Debut – After a hiatus and some member turnover, She Screams Of Royalty is pleased to finally release the lead single from their forthcoming full length, Lucid Dreams A Relationship, that will […]

March 1st, 2017

March 2017 Vandala Magazine […]March 2017 Vandala Magazine

This issue we had the honour of interviewing Wyclef Jean for our cover. Wyclef is sharp and chipper, even though he is flooded in interviews on a memorable day.  Plus we have interviews with T. Duggins of the Tossers’, Koshir, Alcest and an exclusive with Mars!. Plus live coverage of Billy Talent, Dierks Bentley, Starset, Pierce the veil, Black Anvil and more. This and our regular features all free!  

February 28th, 2017

uniform-wake-in-frightAlbum Review: Uniform “Wake In Fright” (Rock/Industrial/Noise)  – The Brooklyn duo kicks off 2017 with a brash opus of fury. Creating a mesmerizing fusion of intense industrial, noise, grindcore, and pretty much everything else that loud and angry as hell. […]

slayer_admat_master-2_lo_1Slayer…Lamb of God…Behemoth…Summer Tour – There are many perilous ways one can spend time off – Volcano-boarding down Cerro Negro, Nicaragua’s active volcano, or maybe bungee jumping from a helicopter over the bubbling crater of Chile’s Villarrica. […]

airbourneAIRBOURNE Premiere Motorhead Tribute Video – WATCH – AIRBOURNE have revealed a rip-roaring video for “It’s All For Rock N’ Roll,” the climactic track on their current studio album, Breakin’ Outta Hell – their first for Spinefarm Records. “It’s All For Rock […]

borhter-aliBrother Ali Announces New Album + Releases New Song! – Over the past 17 years, Brother Ali has earned wide critical acclaim for his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand of hip-hop. Under Rhymesayers Entertainment, he’s unleashed a series […]

February 27th, 2017

sacrificial-system-d-nAlbum Review: Sacrificial System “D.N.A.”  (Industrial/Electronic) – For those who’ve said the industrial music scene died in the 1990’s seriously need to wake up and accept the fact great […]

john-moreland-big-bad-luvJohn Morel Streaming “It Don’t Suit Me (Like Before)” From New Album ‘Big Bad Luv’ – Big Bad Luv – the new album from John Moreland – is an honest, bruising experience.  A record about love, faith and the human condition, his first on 4AD is released on 5th […]

remarkREMARK Release Self-Titled, Debut Album – Watch “Falling Music” Video – “Our first album was about finding our sound, style, manner of execution, and ultimately how REMARK should sound and look on stage” – REMARK At the beginning of 2016, REMARK […]

February 24th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Pierce the Veil, Edmonton, AB […]Pierce The Veil Edmonton 2017

Interview: Aesop Rock Is The Impossible Kid […]aesop-rock-interview-vandala-magazine-feb-2017

February 23rd, 2017

Photo Gallery: Billy Talent in Edmonton […]Billy Talent in Edmonton 2017

Photo Gallery: Monster Truck and The Dirty Nil, Edmonton, AB […]Monster Truck , Edmonton 2017

February 22nd, 2017

alter-bridge-by-joe-dolan-2ALTER BRIDGE Announce Spring U.S. Headline Tour Dates with IN FLAMES and METAL CHURCH – Hot on the heels of their most successful headline tour of North America, Alter Bridge are announcing the next leg of The Last Hero Tour in the United States hitting […]

the-black-moodsTHE BLACK MOODS – On Tour With Adelitas Way Next Month + Announce SXSW Performances – THE BLACK MOODS will return to the road in the US this year as they continue to promote the release of their debut full length album, Medicine. The Phoenix based […]

ravinesRavines – ‘Ordinary’ EP Streaming Single “Breathe” – Indie/electronic duo Ravines share the release of their brand new EP Ordinary, featuring the single ‘Breathe’. ‘Breathe’ is about a power struggle in a relationship – it’s about a couple suffocating from the over-dominance […]

February 21st, 2017

the-byzantinesThe Byzantines – ‘You Pull It’ EP & Tour + Video – The band share their newest single, ‘Top Boy’ from their forthcoming EP, You Pull It, set to release via Marshmallow Pavement Records on February 17th, 2017. Following the release of their debut […]

February 20th, 2017

sojaSanta Barbara Represented at the Second Annual Okeechobee Music Festival – One of the newest and unique multi-genre music festivals in the country is set to take place for the second time in natural forest wetlands just outside the rural town […]

davey-suicideDavey Suicide Release Official Music Video for “Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid)” – Rock band Davey Suicide has released the Official Video for the debut single, “Too Many Freaks (Feat. Twiztid),” off of their upcoming LP Made From Fire. Due out March 24, […]

February 17th, 2017

Sex, Rock ‘n’ Roll and 9Electric An Interview with Ron Thunderwood of 9Electric […]9electric-interview-vandala-magazine-feb-2017

February 16th, 2017

koshir-album-coverAlbum Review: Koshir “Chew Your Food” E.P.  (Hip Hop/Rap) – Do you love your Hip-Hop being drenched with dirty sex rhymes that are so filthy it could very well give an entire neighborhood an erection when pounding in the streets? […]

February 15th, 2017

nighonNighon to Release Second Album in May, Single/Video “The Greatest Of Catastrophes” Out Now – Nighon’s second album ‘The Somme’ was recorded in the spring and summer of 2016. The drums were recorded at Soundspiral Audio, with Juho Räihä. The rest was recorded at Nighon’s home […]

February 14th, 2017

gbUK Afrobeats Valentine’s Special Single by GB “Work (feat. Vianni)”   -Formerly known as “K WEEZY”, the UK Afrobeats artist on independent label/management company IRAYMVMT introduces his new persona and name GB AKA “GHETTO BOY” […]

descendents-promo-photo-credit-lisa-johnsonDescendents Announce Tour Dates – Descendents have announced a 2017 North American headline tour beginning this Spring. The band will be performing in support of their critically acclaimed new album Hypercaffium Spazzinate, which is out […]

edenbridgeEDENBRIDGE Release Video For New Song “The Moment Is Now – The Austrian symphonic metal act Edenbridge release a new video for the song “The Moment Is Now” taken from the forthcoming album “The Great Momentum”. “The Great Momentum” will be […]

February 9th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Dierks Bentley, Cole Swindell, Jon Pardi in Edmonton AB Dierks Bentley Edmonton, AB 2017

February 8th, 2017

amarantheAmaranthe Toss A “Boomerang” — Watch New Video – Amaranthe will kick off their North American headline tour in support of their latest album Maximalism on February 10 in Houston. The opening acts are Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash Into Pieces. The trek winds through […]

February 7th, 2017

Arkells And Frank Turner, at BMO Centre in Calgary, AB […]Frank Turner in Calgary

February 6th, 2017

jef-miles-spirits-artStreaming Jef Miles – “Spirits” (ft. Bodhi Jones) – The genetic fabric of your new favorite duo, Jef Miles, consists of two hearty, well-raised, tax-paying, strapping young Canadians: Jeffrey David Harris and Myles Power. Born and raised as small-town […]

red-queenRed Queen Releases “Insidious” Music Video – Las Vegas based Hard Rock / Metal band Red Queen have released the official music video for “Insidious,” off of their debut EP Star Blood. Released in 2016, Star Blood […]

February 5th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Sam Roberts Band in Kelowna, BC […]Sam Roberts Band February 5th, 2017 Kelowna

February 4th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Arkells and Frank Turner at The Shaw Conference Centre […]Arkells at The Shaw Conference Centre

February 3rd, 2017

jouvert_ep_cover_artAlbum Review: Wyclef Jean “J’ouvert” (Rap/Reggae) – Wyclef Jean’s J’ouvert kicks off with a bang with the ambitious ‘The Ring’. The song starts off with Wyclef explaining why he’s come back now and mapping out his near future. […]

nabihaPopstar NABIHA Returns With New Single “Young,” Out Today – With eight hit singles to date, Scandinavian popstar NABIHA has created a name for herself as a brilliant writer and performer across Europe with a reputation as a surefire star […]

alessoGrammy-Nominated, Certified Platinum Artist Alesso Unleashes First Single of ’17 – “Falling” – Platinum recording artist Alesso has unveiled his brand new single ‘Falling’, available now HERE The track, co-written by Alesso, is his first single since 2016’s ‘Take My Breath Away’. ‘Falling’ sees Alesso progress […]

February 2nd, 2017

 

February 1st, 2017

jerry-leger-photo-credit-laura-proctorJerry Leger Announces New Double Album + Tour Dates + Preview – Jerry Leger’s upcoming album, Nonsense And Heartache is equal parts primal rock and roll, and raw, confessional balladry. The separation between the two is evident by the album’s title, and […]

beach-house-photo-credit-shawn-brackbillBeach House Announce 2017 International Tour Dates – Beach House has scheduled a series of 2017 international headlining and festival tour dates which span March 29th through August 18th. Eastern US dates will include stops in Wilmington, Lancaster, […]

January 31st, 2017

age-of-electric-photo-credit-alicia-atoutThe Age of Electric Announce Canadian Tour Dates – THE AGE OF ELECTRIC has announced several Canadian tour dates kicking off March 24 in Vancouver and wrapping up in Oshawa, ON on April 15. See a full routing below. […]

lingerLínger – ‘Avoid’ Single No Streaming – In late September 2016, Línger released her debut single ‘Flyon’ and has already proven she is a powerful force to be admired. The single, and EP tuple were recorded in […]

kretor-gods-of-violenceKREATOR – Pay Tribute To Fallen Music Icons In Brand New “Fallen Brother” Video! – German thrash titans KREATOR have released the official music video for the song “Fallen Brother” from their just released long awaited album Gods Of Violence. The song features Swiss singer/songwriter Dagobert and pays respect to […]

January 30th, 2017

Jan/Feb 2017 Vandala Magazine – Aesop Rock, 9Electric, Blue Rodeo […]Jan/Feb 2017 Vandala Magazine Cover

the-byzantinesThe Byzantines – ‘Top Boy’ Single & Video – The band share their newest single, ‘Top Boy’ from their forthcoming EP, You Pull It, set to release via Marshmallow Pavement Records […]

January 27th, 2017

lazarus-modeLazarus Mode New single ‘Before I Go Insane’ + Tour Dates – On their upcoming debut album The Darkest Sun, led by first single Before I Go Insane, Melbourne’s Lazarus Mode uphold the city’s outstanding tradition of larger-than-life, no-bullshit hard rock. Having spent the last few years earning […]

pallbearer-heartlessPALLBEARER Premiere “Thorns” From Their New Album “Heartless – While they prepare for the release of their third LP Heartless, progressive doom giants Pallbearer have unveiled the album’s first single, “Thorns;” listen to the song along with a new […]

jack-russells-great-whiteJack Russell’s Great White New Album “He Saw It Comin'” Watch “Sign of the Times”– JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE represents the next phase of a legacy. Frontiers Music Srl has laid the framework for this new phase with the release of “He Saw it Comin’“. Jack […]

January 26th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Blue Rodeo at SOEC […]Photo Gallery: Blue Rodeo at SOEC

killswitch“Killswitch Engage + Anthrax Announce Openers For Their Spring 2017 Co-Headline Tour – Metalcore forefathers Killswitch Engage and thrash legends Anthrax announced in December that they will hit the road this Spring to co-headline a 27-date North American tour, presented by SiriusXM. The bands’ itinerary […]

veioAlt-Metal Band, Veio, Share Single and Video – Starting a rock band in high school is typical. Keeping with it and growing as a rock musician, post-high school angst – not so common. Portland-based alt-metal band, Veio, prove […]

January 25th, 2017

red-fangRED FANG Announce New US Tour Dates; Featured In Gear God’s Pro Zone Series Video – Portland rockers Red Fang have announced a new round of U.S. headlining tour dates in support of their recently released album, Only Ghosts. Big Jesus will provide opening support on select dates. […]

badreligion_megaimage_vjrg4vlGreg Graffin Announces Live Dates + Listen to “Making Time” – Greg Graffin, frontman of acclaimed Los Angeles punk rock band Bad Religion and a renowned author, has announced a series of live performances in support of his forthcoming solo record […]

January 24th, 2017

jade_jackson_press_photoJade Jackson Signs With Anti-, Watch “Motorcycle” Now – Anti- is thrilled to announce the signing of Jade Jackson. A highly prolific and supremely talented young singer-songwriter, Jackson creates a sound that is simultaneously new and old, merging a […]

icp-2017-TourINSANE CLOWN POSSE Plans Juggalo Domination For 2017 – Psychopathic Records and INSANE CLOWN POSSE have started 2017 with a bang! Juggalos and Juggalettes worldwide should be prepared for the second coming of the clowns, for ICP has declared […]

Photo Credit Jamie Kronick

Photo Credit Jamie Kronick

MYSTERY WEEKEND (FT Members of Protest The Hero + Fully Down) Premiere Single from ‘SURPRISE’ – Mystery Weekend debut the first single, “The Obscenity Prayer”, from their upcoming, independent debut LP Surprise! due February 17, 2017.The power punk trio features Rody Walker (vox) and Michael Ieradi […]

January 18th, 2017

walls-of-jerichoWALLS OF JERICHO Premiere Music Video For “Forever Militant”! European Tour Kicks Off Now! – Eight years after The American Dream, WALLS OF JERICHO have found new allies in Napalm Records and released their latest and highly anticipated record No One Can Save You From Yourself […]

stary-nites-editAdditional Bands Added to the Starry Nites Festival – Cat Power and Scottish Indie rockers Teenage Fan Club have been added to the line-up of the Starry Nites festival. The event is set to take place March 18 and 19 at the beautiful Live Oak campgroud […]

1999-forever-poster-blueProzzäk Announce “Forever 1999” Tour – Animated group Prozzäk are ready to blow the roof off of 2017 with their upcoming Canadian “Forever 1999” tour. The 90’s duo, Simon & Milo, known for their ear worm […]

January 17th, 2017

zakk-wylde-lost-prayerZakk Wylde Debuts “Lost Prayer” Music Video – Watch Now – Guitar icon ZAKK WYLDE today has debuted an all new music video for his latest track “Lost Prayer” from his latest solo LP Book of Shadows II. Directed by long-time collaborator Justin Reich […]

Photo Credit: James W Mataitis Bailey

Photo Credit: James W Mataitis Bailey

Dawn Richard Announces ‘Infrared’ (Deluxe) – Stream New Rizzla Remix – LA’s Fade to Mind unveils the new deluxe edition of Infrared – a collaborative project from rising r&b star Dawn Richard and highly respected producer Kingdom. Alongside the EP’s original […]

vaderVADER Announce North American Tour! – Polish death metal legends, VADER, has announced they will be invading The U.S. In May! The band will make an appearance at Maryland Death Fest on May 26th before meeting up with the […]

smle-fergie-remixsmle Remixes Fergie’s “Life Goes On” – Out Now! – smle‘s intense connection to their music and electronic production probably stems from their history as childhood friends, as the project was a full six years in the making. Their goal […]

January 5th, 2017

Lupe Fiasco to Release “Drogas Light” Album – Preview Now […]lupe-2016

said-the-whaleSaid The Whale Release Lead Single “Step Into The Darkness” – As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide, out on March 31 via Hidden Pony Records, was recorded during a time of significant change. Previously operating as a five-piece, the current […]

Photo Credit Lani Lee

Photo Credit Lani Lee

BLACK ANVIL Premiere New Song “Ultra” From The ‘As Was’ Full-Length – New York City’s BLACK ANVIL has premiered the closing track off the forthcoming ‘As Was’ full-length. Listen to “Ultra” now via Soundcloud: Listen to the previously released title-track “As Was”. Also […]

Album cover photo credit Dean Karr

Album cover photo credit Dean Karr

SUICIDE SILENCE Announce New Album Details, Post New Music Video For “Doris” – The wait is finally over, as SUICIDE SILENCE have triumphantly returned with their truly career defining moment in the form of their self-titled new, full-length album set for a Feb […]

January 4th, 2017

Free Dine Alone Winter Sampler – 30 Tracks! […]dinealonewintersampler16

shadowqueenShadowqueen Premiere Video for New Single ‘Unconditional’ – Melbournian rockers Shadowqueen kick off 2017 with a bang by unveiling a brand new single and video for ‘Unconditional’, a second offering that follows on from first taster ‘Waiting On You‘, taken from […]

life-of-agonyLIFE OF AGONY Confirm Release Date For Debut “A Place Where There’s No More Pain” + Tour – Reactivated Brooklyn hard rock legends LIFE OF AGONY are hard at work on their new album and Napalm Records debut A Place Where There’s No More Pain.  Today the band […]

eonsEONS  shares “See You Soon” – The Miami based Synth popers are back with a dreamy, upbeat song. “See You Soon” is a somewhat nostalgic track, with lyrics talking about retaking or rekindling a companionship that […]

January 3rd, 2017

“I try to keep punk rock  punk.  You’re not  getting a nice  story out of me.” The Fat Mike Interview […] NOFX dec-2016-vandala-magazine-interview-nox

December 15th, 2016

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December 13th, 2016

gemini-syndromeGEMINI SYNDROME Announce Winter US Dates w/Starset + New Album Memento Mori – OUT NOW – Coming on the strength of their new, sophomore album Memento Mori, GEMINI SYNDROME have announced their first wave of dates in 2017, which will see the band touring as direct […]

EmmureEMMURE Announce US Co-Headlining Tour w/After The Burial – EMMURE have announced a new wave of tour dates in North America alongside After The Burial, with the two joining forces once again following their “Torch The Earth” European Tour. […]

December 8th, 2016

“Your Last Second of Fame” An Interview with Face To Face’s Trevor Keith […]dec-2016-vandala-magazine-face-to-face-interview

December 8th, 2016

Photo Gallery: July Talk in Calgary […]July Talk Edmonton

i-swear-wyclefMusic Video for Wyclef Jean’s New Single  “I Swear” Featuring Young Thug – Wyclef Jean’s new single, I Swear, feat. Young Thug is the #1 most added at rhythmic radio this week. I Swear is featured on Wyclef’s forthcoming EP, J’ouvert, which will be […]

smf-2017Disco Donnie Presents & Sunset Events Announce SMF 2017 Early Bird Tickets On-Sale TODAY – Sunset Music Festival has become a staple to its home of Tampa, Florida and its venue Raymond James Stadium. What started as a single day event tenaciously grew to a […]

amarantheAmaranthe Announce U.S. Winter 2017 Tour Dates – Amaranthe are finally bringing Maximalism to North America. The band has just announced a U.S. headline tour for 2017, with support from Failure Anthem, Citizen Zero, Cypher 16, and Smash […]

December 7th, 2016

shana-falana-here-comes-the-waveAlbum Review: Shana Falana “Here Comes the Wave” (Dream Pop/Psych/Ambient) – This Brooklyn duo has put together one of the strongest releases of 2016. A shoegaze/psych-pop sound of which will send you swimming in a ocean of guitar fuzz and keep you in motion with the rhythmic currents, […]

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

Photo Credit: Vanessa Heins

BROS Premiere “TELL ME” VIDEO Directed By Ryan Gullen Of The Sheepdogs – BROS, a new project from platinum-selling Canadian band The Sheepdogs’ Ewan and Shamus Currie, just premiered their hilarious, 70’s inspired video for “Tell Me” off their debut self-titled album available now […]

badreligion_megaimage_vjrg4vlBad Religion Frontman Electrifies Socially Relevant Bluegrass Track – Greg Graffin, frontman of legendary Los Angeles punk band Bad Religion, has just released a new video for his powerful rendition of the track “Lincoln’s Funeral Train” by veteran bluegrass […]

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

Julia Jacklin Announces Spring 2017 North American Tour + New Album & Stream – This spring, Julia Jacklin will return stateside for her first North American tour since the release of her debut album, Don’t Let The Kids Win, out now on Polyvinyl. Kicking […]

December 6th, 2016

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December 1st, 2016

Photo Gallery: Wintersleep in Edmonton […]Wintersleep in Edmonton

Moon Hooch Bring a Dance Party to Velvet Jones + Photo Gallery […]_mg_6115Moon Hootch at Velvet Jones

 

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Photo credit: Zoran Orlic

Low Share Heartfelt New song “Some Hearts (At Christmas Time)” – On the eve of Low’s UK & Ireland tour – on which they’re set to play tracks from their seminal 1999 EP Christmas – the Duluth trio present a reflective […]

 

November 30th, 2016

Photo Gallery: Daughter and Vancouver Sleep in Edmonton […]Daughter in Edmonton

overkillOVERKILL Release First Trailer For The Grinding Wheel – Legendary New Jersey thrashers, OVERKILL, have recently announced their upcoming eighteenth album,, The Grinding Wheel, which will be released on February 10th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have revealed the […]

mooseblood-tourMoose Blood Announce 2017 North American Headline Tour + New Album OUT NOW – Moose Blood recently released their new album Blush on August 5th through Hopeless Records. It was met with glowing reviews and landed #1 on the Alternative New Artist Charts. It can be purchased […]

nonpointNonpoint Announce Winter 2017 Tour, Drop New Video – Nonpoint’s 2017 is looking a lot like the band’s 2016: On the road and on the radio. The band shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. They released their latest […]

November 29th, 2016

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katatoniaKatatonia Touring North America In 2017! – Katatonia, the Swedish purveyors of dark progressive rock/metal, have announced they will be heading out on a headline tour of North America in March and April 2017 to support the release […]

jah-rooti-bad-dreams-artJah Rooti Returns with “Bad Dreams” Single Music Video – Jah Rooti is back with another passionate single “Bad Dreams”. This song is about a lost love the artist had for a girl and the nightmares that kept lingering and […]

November 25th, 2016

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November 24th,2016

December 2016 Vandala Magazine […]

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Christmas early? Why not! We have a Fat Wreck Chords Special for our fans. On the cover is the famous NOFX and a very interesting interview with Fat Mike himself. Plus we caught up with Yotam Ben-Horin of Useless ID, “Sickboy” McNab of The Creepshow and interview with Face To Face’s Trevor Keith. We also headed out on the road to catch some pretty spectacular events and tours such as the Rhonda’s Kiss Benefit, Anthrax, Slayer, 1975, Florida Georgia Line, Kongos and more. This and our regular features all free!  READ HERE FREE

November 23rd,2016

Photo Gallery: Florida Georgia Line In Edmonton, AB […]Florida Georgia Line In Edmonton, AB

ten-thousandTen Thousand Release New Single & Music Video “The Night Is My Ally” – For Melbourne’s Ten Thousand, 2016 has been about touring last year’s proudly independent debut album ‘First Light’, bringing their signature fusion of progressive, garage and psychedelic rock to wider audiences across Australia. Now […]

Bonnaroo Festival Jam Vandala Magazine L. Paul MannBonnaroo 2017 Black Friday Pre-Sale! – Bonnaroo wants all of its fans to be Happy Together on the farm in 2017, and in the name of happiness, the legendary festival today announced that the 2017 ticket […]

November 22nd,2016

Interview: Pain, Hope, and SpongeBob – An Interview with The Body & Full of Hell […]Interview The Body and Full Of Hell

voodoo-diamondVoodoo Diamond Unleash Music Video for “Violins” – “The band has also announced through their social media the signing with record label Musicarchy Media for the release of their debut album in 2017.[…]

vox-eaglePop Duo Vox Eagle Release and Stream ‘No Sleep’ Single – The Aussie-American duo Vox Eagle arrives with their addictive and atmospheric pop song, ‘No Sleep.’ The tune was first released in the USA in September 2016, making it the band’s […]

November 21st,2016

Interview: The Show Must Go On With Pansy Division […]66-67-int-pansy-1edited

November 18th,2016

Sixx amSixx A.M. Releases 5th Studio Album “Vol.2 Prayers for the Blessed’ – Rock luminaries SIXX:A.M. release their 5th studio album Vol. 2 Prayers for the Blessed TODAY via Eleven Seven Music. Written and recorded at the same time as Vol. 1 Prayers […]

the-franklin-electricThe Franklin Electric Announce New Album Release + New Single Streaming – Montreal-based alt-folk band The Franklin Electric are set to release their highly anticipated sophomore album titled Blue Ceilings on February 24 via Indica Records. Blue Ceilings is now available for […]

presserBook Review: Harley Flanagan Hardcore: Life of My Own – Harley Flanagan expresses the lifestyle and all the struggles he experienced as a musician throughout his entire career in such great detail, that readers are fully able to close their eyes and picture […]

November 17th,2016

presserBobaflex’s Final Tour of 2016 – West Virginia rockers, BOBAFLEX are hitting the road one last time in 2016 with a 24 date run from November 18th – December 22nd […]

November 16th,2016

Interview: Diving Into Tidal Wave With John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday […]Cover Interview - Diving Into Tidal Wave With John Nolan of Taking Back Sunday

CHILDREN OF BODOM Release Fan-Featured Lyric Video for “My Bodom (I Am The Only One) – Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM have released a special lyric video for the song “My Bodom (I Am The Only One)” taken from the band’s latest studio […]

xoXO Single ‘Waiting Game’ Music Video Out Now – Following the release of ‘Divine Disaster’ earlier this year, XO (Sunil Heera) returns with his new single ‘Waiting Game’, taken from his first full-length project due early 2017. […]

abbe-mayAbbe May Unveils New Music Video “Doomsday Clock” Ahead of National Tour – Re-emerging from a hiatus earlier this year with the catchy single ‘Are We Flirting’, Abbe May’s followup ‘Doomsday Clock’ unveils a […]

November 15th,2016

Photo Gallery – The Struts and Provincial Archive Edmonton 2016 […]The Struts Edmonton 2016
Photo Gallery: NOFX,Useless ID, Pears Calgary 2016 […]NOFX Calgary 2016

sticky-fingers-westwaySticky Fingers Release 3rd Single “Sad Songs” ARIA ALBUM ‘WESTWAY’ – Bottle decadence, swagger, and plenty of hard-yards, and you have one of Australia’s most successful musical exports Sticky Fingers. Dylan Frost (vocals/guitar) Seamus Coyle (lead guitar), Paddy Cornwall (bass), Beaker […] 

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Photo Credit Jo Bradly

YELLOWCARD Announce Their FINAL Two Shows Ever – The end is near for YELLOWCARD and as we embark on the final months before the band take their final onstage bow, they have announced their very last shows ever […]

November 10th,2016

Photo Gallery: NOFX,Useless ID, Pears  Edmonton 2016 […]NOFX Edmonton 2016

Photo Gallery: NOFX,Useless ID, Pears Edmonton 2016 […]Useless ID Edmonton 2016

November 9th,2016

Photo Galley: Dirty Heads and New Beat Fund Live […]Dirty Heads Edmonon, AB

decibel-magazine-metal-beer-festIntroducing the Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest Presented by Unibroue – On Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23, 2017, America’s only monthly extreme music magazine is bringing the loudest, heaviest two-day craft beer festival in the world to The Fillmore Philadelphia. The […]

the-girl-folderThe Girl Folder – ‘I’m Not Talking About Love Anymore’ Single & Video – The Girl Folder’s latest release, ‘I’m Not Talking About Love Again’ is destined to become a favourite. An epic, […]

November 8th,2016

slaves_takecontrol_coverAlbum Review: Slaves “Take Control” (Rock/Punk) – There is no sense in trying to be eloquent in describing this album, it is anything but. Take Control is a full fledge angst-ridden pure British punk album. […]

sipprellSipprell’s New Track ‘Journey’ Streaming – Following the release of her stunning debut EP ‘Letter D’, South London singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sipprell returns with her new track ‘Journey’. Undeniably personal, Sipprell’s self-penned lyrics express her experiences […]

escape-the-fateEscape The Fate Release “Breaking Me Down Music” Video + Start Tour – Hard-rock scene staple ESCAPE THE FATE release the music video for “Breaking Me Down,” off their acclaimed, fifth studio album, Hate Me, out now via Eleven Seven Music. The video […]

November 7th,2016

‘Original Gangsters’ Ben Westhoff on his Explosive New History of West Coast Hip Hop […]benwesthofforiginalg

iameveIAMEVE Releases Surrealistic “Starman” Music Video and Single Release – IAMEVE is a spell-binding storyteller who merges electronic music textures and visual dreamscapes. “Starman” was co-produced with David Christophere of the classic electronic music outfit Rabbit In The Moon, and […]

bullet-for-my-valentineBULLET FOR MY VALENTINE New Music Video “Don’t Need You” – Watch – Hard rock/metal heavyweights BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE have released their first single since signing to Search and Destroy/Spinefarm Records. Titled “Don’t Need You” and produced and mixed by Colin Richardson and Carl Bown, this new […]

rhapsody-cinematic-and-liveLuca Turilli’s RHAPSODY – Reveal First Track From “Cinematic And Live” – The latest album of Luca Turilli’s RHAPSODY, Prometheus, Symphonia Ignis Divinus, was chosen to be the first studio album in music history to be remixed in Dolby Atmos. Renowned producer/mixing engineer Chris Heil (DAVID BOWIE, BRYAN ADAMS, […]

November 2nd,2016

Pixies Premiere Video for “Classic Masher” – Watch NOW […]pixies-by-travis-shinn

clipping-2016-promo-04-suzypoling-1780x1500-300Clipping Supporting Splendor & Misery on Tour + Wriggle EP; Watch “Shooter” Official Video – Clipping’s “Shooter,” a standout from Wriggle, the group’s summer EP, now has an official video, directed by Carlos Lopez Estrada.  Clipping’s William Hutson says of the visual and song, “Since […]

atmosphere-tour-dates-2017Watch Atmosphere Video Seismic Waves + Tour Dates – Atmosphere announces their first tour dates of 2017 continuing the Freshwater Fly Fishermen Tour along with Rhymesayers’ artists’ Brother Ali and deM atlaS.  Tickets on sale for all shows this Friday, […]

November 1st,2016

Album Review: Still Corners “Dead Blue” (Pop) […]still-corners-dead-blue

return-of-the-jewels-runnersRun the World Tour 2017 + Run the Jewels Officially Join the Gears of War Family – Run the World Tour 2017  has been announced with a lineup that is not to be missed and right to your door!! First stop: North America with 33 dates locked […]

relapse-records-free-2016-samplerRELAPSE RECORDS Launches Free 2016 Sampler – Listen & Download  […]

October 27th,2016

James Blake Brings Moody Melodies to the Arlington Theater Santa BarbaraJames Blake at the Arlington Theater, Santa Barbara A youthful crowd gathered early on a balmy fall evening at the elegant Arlington Theater in downtown Santa Barbara on Tuesday, October 18.  As hot Santa Ana winds blew through the historic courtyar […]

themenzingers-2016-albumThe Menzingers Announce New Album ‘After The Party’ – Listen to “Bad Catholics” – The Menzingers will release their eagerly awaited fifth full-length After the Party on February 3, 2017. The album arrives as the follow-up to the Philadelphia-based band’s widely acclaimed Rented World. […]

avenged-sevenfoldAVENGED SEVENFOLD to Give Global 3D/360-degree Live-Stream Performance – On the evening of Friday October 27th, multi-platinum rock band, AVENGED SEVENFOLD will give a global, 3D/360-degree, live-streamed virtual reality performance in partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG), the world […]

October 26th,2016

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PHOTO CREDIT: Brandon Wolford

LAYNE Announced As Support For K.Flay On Fall ‘Crush Me’ Tour + Album Stream – Los Angeles indie-rockers LAYNE have been announced as official support for the upcoming US K.Flay tour. The ‘Crush Me’ tour is set to make stops in cities like Los Angeles (Troubadour), […]

i-prevailI PREVAIL’S Debut Album “LIFELINES” Out Now – Watch “Stuck In Your Head” – Detroit rock band, I Prevail’s, highly anticipated debut album, Lifelines, is out now on Fearless Records. Fans can purchase digital copies at iTunes, physical copies at all major retailers, and stream […]

siva-six-dawn-of-daysGreek Cult Dark Electro Duo Siva Six Returns With Full Album “Dawn Of Days“ – The Athens based cult dark electro duo Siva Six return with their 4th full length studio album, “Dawn Of Days“. It took them no less than 3 years to complete […]

October 25th,2016 

Photo Gallery: Our Lady Peace Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary […]Our Lady Peace Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary

Photo Gallery: The 1975 Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary […]The 1975 Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary

jpnsgrlsJPNSGRLS Release Video for “Trojan Horse” – JPNSGRLS are currently touring the west coast in support of their sophomore album, Divorce, out now via Light Organ Records. Today, they premiered the alien-filled-house party-video for “Trojan Horse“. The Vancouver quartet finishes their U.S. run next […]

ulcerateUlcerate Stream ‘Shrines of Paralysis’ in Full – New Zealand death metallers ULCERATE have just shared a full stream of their forthcoming opus Shrines Of Paralysis (out this October 28). ‘Shrines Of Paralysis’ can be streamed via Soundcloud here. ULCERATE‘s latest […]

October 24th,2016 

Jethro Tull The Rock Opera Comes to the Arlington Theater […]Jethro Tull at Arlington Theater

otis-english-triggerOtis English Streaming “Trigger” – This past August, Otis English made his debut with “Young Kids, Old Love,” a breakout hit that quickly climbed to #1 on Hype Machine, was added to Spotify’s New Music […]

blue-rodeoBlue Rodeo with Special Guests Ron Hawkins and The Do Good Assassins Perform Cross Canada – At a press conference held last week in Toronto, Warner Music Canada recording artist Blue Rodeo announced details for their new album and upcoming cross-Canada tour. One of Canada’s most […]

October 21st, 2016 

Photo Gallery: Halestorm, Lita Ford & Dorothy […]Halestorm Winspear Centre Edmonton, AB

odeszas-foreign-family-collectiveODESZA’s Foreign Family Collective Shares New Autolaser Single, “OffOffOff” – ODESZA’s Foreign Family Collective has released the latest single from Autolaser called “OffOffOff.” It’s a trippy, instrumental jam underpinned by a catchy guitar riff, warped background vocals and other […]

winter-wheat-john-k-samsonJohn K. Samson’s Winter Wheat Out Now – Album Stream – The highly anticipated new album by renowned Canadian singer-songwriter John K. Samson entitled Winter Wheat arrives in stores today. Inspired by the search for connection and community, and our individual and collective struggles with addictions to drugs, screens, […]

October 19th 2016 

November 2016 Vandala Magazine – Taking Back Sunday, Alice Cooper, Ozzfet Meets Knotfest and more […]November 2016 Vandala Magazine Cover

streets-of-laredo-photo-credit-max-montgomerySTREETS OF LAREDO Unveil Music Video For New Track “Trap For Young Players” – “Trap For Young Players” is a new track off the band’s sophomore album Wild, produced by John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.), which comes out this Friday, October […]

modern-inventorsModern Inventors Premieres “Tonight” Video  – Nashville-based Modern Inventors just premiered their video for “Tonight” Culture Collide, said the song “is a guitar and synth driven ballad that immediately pulls the listener into an expansive and […]

October 18th 2016 

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New Music Video from Alpha Pi ‘Think About Me’ -A life devoted to love can be a fickle thing, full of raw emotions and sinful lust. Capturing these powerful and elusive moments and shaping them into art is what […]

moby-the-void-pacific-choir-1MOBY & THE VOID PACIFIC CHOIR Release New Music Video ‘THESE SYSTEMS ARE FAILING’ From Latest Album -Taking inspiration from Max Fleischer’s iconic animation of the 1930’s, Moby & The Void Pacific Choir (in collaboration with Steve Cutts) today released the music video for “Are You Lost […]

October 17th 2016 

Interview: Caffeine and Chemistry with Milo of the Descendents […]Cover Interview Descendents October 2016 Vandala Magazine

wyclef-jeanWYCLEF JEAN Releases Track ‘IF I WAS PRESIDENT 2016’ Today Listen Here – Wyclef Jean releases If I Was President 2016, a reimagined version of his political classic, today. The track, with new lyrics about the current political and social climate, can be […]

October 14th 2016 

PrintAlbum Review: The Everyday Losers “Before You Say A Word” (Rock/Grunge) – The Everyday Losers are destined for greatness! Their album “Before You Say A Word” will go down in Indiana modern rock history as an album that takes rock n’ roll back to its dangerously exciting […]

Photo Credit: Rodrigo Fredes

Photo Credit: Rodrigo Fredes

SCORPION CHILD Unveil New Visualizer for ‘Acid Roulette’ – Texan classic rockers, SCORPION CHILD, launched a brand-new visualizer for Acid Roulette‘s title track. “Acid Roulette chronicles the life trials of a traveling man who was imprisoned for a murderous crime,”comments […]

sixx-am-vandala-magazine-by-vandala-photography-crystal-lee-2SIXX:A.M. Release Official Video for “WE WILL NOT GO QUIETLY” Today! – SIXX:A.M. unleash the first new track, “We Will Not Go Quietly,” from their November 18 release,  Vol. 2 Prayers for the Blessed TODAY! Fans, who pre-order the new album via […]

October 13th 2016 

Interview: J-Reno Unveils the Politikilla! […]j-reno-interview-crop

Hailing from Windsor, Canada; J-Reno represents the underground to it’s fullest! For over twenty years he’s been on the mic and even charted on the billboard top twenty-five hip-hop with his masterpiece single, “Snap Music”.[…]

red-fangRED FANG Stream New Album ‘Only Ghosts’ in Full; Launch Tetris-Inspired “Fangtris” Game – RED FANG, who release Only Ghosts tomorrow via Relapse Records, are now streaming the 10-song album in full: The band, currently touring Europe with a show in Cologne this evening, have […]

in-her-own-wordsIn Her Own Words Release New Single Off “Unfamiliar” LP, Out Tomorrow – Los Angeles, CA’s In Her Own Words have launched a new single titled “I Would Sit Alone In Silence” that you can listen to here: “This song was lyrically written […]

October 12th 2016 

Photo Highlights: Tegan and Sara in Edmonton […]Tegan and Sara Shaw Conference Centre

bear-hands-photo-credit-nina-westerveltBEAR HANDS Premiere Music Video For “Boss” – BEAR HANDS have debuted their new music video for their track, “Boss”. Directed by Ethan Berger and edited by Bear Hands guitarist, Ted Feldman, “Boss” is off the band’s 3rd studio album You’ll Pay For […]

October 11th 2016 

Photo Highlights – Tokyo Police Club […]Tokyo Police Club Calgary

root-albumMetallers ROOT Premiere New Song “Life Of Demon”; Listen Now – Legendary Czech dark metallers ROOT premiere new song “Life Of Demon” in anticipation of their upcoming album “Kärgeräs – Return From Oblivion”, set to be released on November 25th via […]

ruckusNew Music: Tube & Berger Release ‘RUCKUS’ ft. Richard Judge, From Forthcoming Sophomore EP – Germany’s electronic alchemists Tube & Berger return with their brand new single ‘Ruckus’, available via Kittball Records on Beatport and via Embassy One, the German indie powerhouse that is home […]

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October 7th 2016 

#fbf  Interview: Getting Gnarly At Psycho Las Vegas With Electric Citizen […]Electric Citizen Interview October 2016 Vandala Magazine

d%e2%88%86wn-2D∆WN Announces New Album ‘Redemption’ Streaming ‘Renegades’ – One of music’s most distinctive voices and songwriters, D∆WN, aka Dawn Richard, announces she will drop her highly anticipated new album REDEMPTION on November 18 via Local Action/Our Dawn Entertainment. […]

attilaAttila Are “Bulletproof” — WATCH Music Video Now – ATILLA have just dropped the video for “Bulletproof” from their new album CHAOS, out November 4 on SharpTone Records. It’s the first clip from the album. “I had no idea what to […]

October 6th 2016 

nick-de-la-hoyde-thinking-bout-youExploring Identity and Isolation with New Release from Nick de la Hoyde “Thinking Bout You” – Mixed by Erik Madrid (Mike Posner, Jesse McCartney, Carly Rae Jepsen, Nick Jonas),  Nick’s brand new single Thinking Bout You is a throwback, showcasing an electronic combination of modern electronica […]

helmetNew Helmet Track “Bad News” Streaming Now – “All news is bad news” spits Page Hamilton’s characteristic voice from the speakers, accompanied by the unique, dynamic fusion of classic rock, hardcore, and off-kilter grooves that have inspired countless others. […]

amorphis-and-swallow-the-sunAMORPHIS to tour North America with SWALLOW THE SUN – The masters of melancholic progressive metal, AMORPHIS, will return to North America next March/April for a long overdue headlining tour. Support will come from fellow Fin’s and melodic doom/death merchants […]

pixiesPixies’ Black Francis-Directed Video for “Um Chagga Lagga” – Watch Here – Written, storyboarded, produced and directed by Pixies frontman Black Francis, “Um Chagga Lagga,” the new music video for the band’s album Head Carrier (released September 30/Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam), makes […]

October 5th 2016 

kissing-candice-photo-by-jeremy-safferReview: Kissing Candice Single – Taken (Horror/Metal) – Horror metal titans Kissing Candice are continuously evolving as a band. Their single “Taken” is pleasant change of pace for the band musically. Their die hard fans should be delighted […]

repartee-marianas-trench-and-shawn-hookRepartee Announces Tour Dates with Mariana’s Trench and Shawn Hook – St. John’s, Newfoundland-bred indie pop band, Repartee, has been climbing the charts and rocking stages Canada-wide since the release of their debut album, All Lit Up (Sleepless Records). Now, they’re […]

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PHOTO – CREDIT DAN MONICK

Joyce Manor Releases “Last You Heard of Me” Video – Today, Joyce Manor premiere the video for “Last You Heard of Me,” a track appearing on their highly anticipated fourth album Cody (out this Friday). Directed by Christopher Good (who’s […]

October 4th 2016 

Photo Highlights Part 2 – Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016 […]Slipknot Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016

vesuvio-soloVesuvio Solo Premieres New Album ‘Don’t Leave Me In The Dark’ | New Album Out Now – Vesuvio Solo is a Montreal-based band who write often-confessional, sophisticated pop songs. The band was formed in Montreal by Thom Gillies (Exit Someone and formerly TOPS) and Cam MacLean in […]

saywecanflyCanadian singer/songwriter SayWeCanFly Announces ‘Blessed Are Those’ Album – Canadian singer/songwriter SayWeCanFly will release his new album Blessed Are Those on November 4th. A one-man acoustic act helmed by 21-year-old Braden Barrie, SayWeCanFly creates gracefully arranged music that’s bravely honest […]

October 3rd, 2016 

Photo Highlights Part 1 – Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016 […]

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better-than-neverPop Punkers Better Than Never To Release ‘Head Under Water’ EP & Stream First Single “Learning To Swim” – Pop Punk Sextet Better Than Never are pleased to reveal details of their forthcoming EP, ‘Head Under Water’, which will be released via Fox Records on December 2nd. Vocalist James […]

the-orwellsThe Orwells Share “Buddy,” Announce US & UK Tour Dates– Today, The Orwells share a new song, “Buddy,” their first material since the release of Disgraceland. It’s a quick window into what fans can expect from their forthcoming album, due […]

September 30th, 2016 

Interview: What’s UGHLY!? A Sneak Peek Teaser With Intrinzik & Crossworm  About New LP […]September 2016 Vandala Magazine Interview Intrinzik and Crossworm

arc-irisArc Iris Premiere “Paint With The Sun” Video & On Tour Now in Support of Moon Saloon – Last month, Arc Iris released their second studio album Moon Saloon on Bella Union. The album follows their critically acclaimed self-titled debut that was released in 2014. Produced by the group and […]

steel-panther-lower-the-barSteel Panther Announce Release Date for New Studio Album  – Watch First Single “She’s Tight ft. Robin Zander” – Steel Panther, the glam rock band known for capturing the hearts of girlfriends and wives around the globe, announced today while on tour in Munich, Germany that their new album, […]

September 29th, 2016 

PHOTO CREDIT : LEVI MANCHAK

PHOTO CREDIT : LEVI MANCHAK

DIAMOND MIND Announce Canadian Tour Dates and Share New Video “Horseless Coach” – Diamond Mind are getting to set to release their debut LP, Heavy Metal Sunshine, in a few short weeks, and now the Edmonton three-piece are preparing support the album with […]

September 28th, 2016 

brandishBrandish – ‘Running’ Single & Video, Watch Now – Two years after Brandish registered a momentary blip on the radar with ‘The Ellyse Perry Song’, the Launceston comedy band has returned […]

devilmentDEVILMENT Reveal First track “Under The Thunder” – Witch County nefarious frights DEVILMENT – led by vehement frontman Dani Filth, will release their forthcoming masterpiece Devilment II: The Mephisto Waltzes on November 18 via  Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Today, the band reveal the first track […]

julia-knightJulia Knight Streaming “Ghost Of You” – Listen Now – There’s something to be said for resonance. That instant when your ears start to tingle, the hairs on the back of your arm stand on end, and electricity hangs so […]

September 27th, 2016 

la-petite-mort-or-a-conversation-with-godAlbum Review: King 810 “La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God” (Rock/Metal) – Hailing from the slums of Flint, Michigan, King 810 have completely reinvented themselves for the better inside “La Petite Mort or A Conversation With God”. It’s not possible to […]

tdwpNew Devil Wears Prada Video Conquers Time, Space, Lost Love – Watch Now – Most of The Devil Wears Prada’s videos have tread into unusual territories, and, as it tells a powerful love story that transcends time and space, the one for the band’s […]

September 20th, 2016 

October 2016 Vandala Magazine – Descendents. Wednesday 13, SONiC BOOM, J Reno and More […]October 2016 Vandala Magazine

September 19th, 2016 

in-flames-oh-yeahIN FLAMES and HELLYEAH Announce Forged In Fire Tour + IN FLAMES Premiere New Music Video for “The End” – Swedish metal visionaries IN FLAMES and American metal favorites HELLYEAH announce their 2016 co-headline Forged In Fire Tour of North America, kicking off November 12 in Orlando, FL. Spanning 28 cities […]

fleurieAlternative Artist Fleurie Releases New Album “Love and War”; Stream Now – Nashville alternative artist Fleurie has released her new album, Love And War. The album is now available to purchase and stream at all digital outlets. Fleurie has dubbed this album […]

vampsVamps Are Back!; Video, Tour and More – VAMPS, the visually-arresting Japanese rock band featuring HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), are back! There is a swell of activity surrounding the band, including new songs with major guests, a […]

September 16th, 2016 

Exclusive Photo Gallery: Burning Man By Andrew Jorgensen […]Burning Man 2016 By Andrew Jorgensen
#FBF Interview: Get Schooled – An Interview With Johnny Richter […]September 2016 Vandala Magazine Johnny Richter Interview

young-gunsYoung Guns Release New Album “Echoes” – Young Guns have released their highly anticipated new album, Echoes, today via Wind-up Records. The album premiered in full earlier this week on FUSE, and can be purchased via iTunes, […]

jorgphoto_2015_black_500Photographer Feature: Andrew Jorgensen – For the last ten years, internationally renowned professional freelance photographer Andrew Jorgensen has transformed the way live music and festivals have been viewed across the globe. Pairing a camera with […]

September 15th, 2016 

Photo Gallery: Ray LaMontagne […]Ray Lamontagne at Greek Theater in Berkely, CA

trouzeTrouze Shows Off Global Influences & Versatility w/ New Single “Intersection” – International charting dj/producer group Trouze is returning to the spotlight with their newest original, “Intersection” out now for streaming and purchase. The appropriately-titled single features a fusion of styles drawn […]

joyce-manorJoyce Manor’s New Song “Last You Heard of Me” – Joyce Manor share “Last You Heard of Me,” the latest single from their upcoming fourth album Cody (out October 7). Produced by Rob Schnapf (Elliott Smith, Guided by Voices, Kurt […]

September 14th, 2016 

coco-morier-dreamerAlbum Review: Coco Morier “Dreamer” (Indie/Rock/Synth) – Euro style indie pop with heavy synth influence, and done the right way. The tracks on this release inspire a playful cheery attitude that have dream backing. To put a visual sense to this album, […]

September 13th, 2016 

The True Horror You Never Hear Coming: An Interview with Cremator of Ghoul […]September 2016 Vandala Magazine Ghoul InterviewFrom the catacombs of Creepsylvania riseth GHOUL once more. Worlds better than it has any right to be, their latest offering, Dungeon Bastards, gives us a rejuvenated and fully consolidated slab of their trash/death/surf-rock slime.[…]

toucheamore_megaimage-jpg-928x0_q90Touché Amoré Release “Rapture” – Today, L.A.-based post-hardcore band Touché Amoré premiere their new single “Rapture.” The fourth offering from Touché Amoré’s upcoming album Stage Four, “Rapture” reveals the acclaimed indie band’s more art-rock-leaning sensibilities. Out […]

towersTowers Unveil Second Big Single ‘Could Have’ From Forthcoming Debut – South Coast newcomers Towers come out swinging once again, presenting anthemic video single ‘Could Have’ here. Describing it as being about “that feeling that comes over you when you don’t […]

September 12th, 2016 

THE DARCYS Release Slinky New Track “COMING UP FOR AIR” – Listen Here SONiC BOOM Festival 2016

Photo credit: Alex Bruel Flagstad

Photo credit: Alex Bruel Flagstad

Agnes Obel, Mew’s Jonas Bjerre “Golden Green” Video – Agnes Obel has released the mesmerizing animated video for her new single “Golden Green.” Directed by acclaimed visual artist Jonas Bjerre – who is also the frontman for the Platinum […]

September 8th, 2016 

Photo Gallery Xfest 2016 September 3rd and 4th[…]twenty-one-pilots-xfest-2016-vandala-magazine-by-claire-bourgeois-2

September 7th, 2016 

Photo Gallery: SONiC BOOM Festival 2016 […]SONiC BOOM Festival 2016

Featuring: Twenty One Pilots, Halsey, July Talk, The Naked and Famous, Atlas Genious, Hannah Georgas, Wildlife, Darcys, The Royal Foundry

September 8th, 2016

Photo Gallery – Rob Thomas ‘The Great Unknown Tour” […]Rob Thomas 'The Great Unknown Tour"

The pixies“Tenement Song” Music Video Premieres – WATCH HERE – The music video for “Tenement Song” makes it the first music video for the Pixies’ upcoming album Head Carrier, due out September 30 (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam/PIAS). You can view the […]

slayer-videoSlayer’s Final Video of Trilogy “Pride In Prejudice” Video Premieres – A convicted prisoner on death row…a cookie-cutter, white-bread family unit putting up the Christmas decorations… two worlds, lightness and darkness colliding…white supremacists…ruthless murders…Slayer’s “Pride in Prejudice” music video. Directed by […]

September 1st, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Exclusive Blue Oyster Cult Concert to Air on Audience Music Network ARTICLE + PHOTOS Blue Oyster Cult Audience Music Network

D'Opus & RoshamboD’Opus & Roshambo ‘Mayday’ Album OUT TODAY + Album Streaming – This decade has seen changes that would seem an absurd fictional tale, if you were to explain it to someone a generation before. We express and gauge ourselves by social […]

Jesse Mac CormackJesse Mac Cormack Premieres New Video “Never Enough” EP out Sept 16 – Jesse Mac Cormack has recently just premiered the video for his latest single “Never Enough” from the upcoming EP “After The Glow” to be released September 16th via Secret City […]

August 31st, 2016

Bat-For-Lashes-The-BrideAlbum Review: Bat For Lashes “The Bride” (Indie/Alternative) – Bat For Lashes (Natasha Khan) delivers the strongest release of her career yet. Crafted as a concept album telling a story of a bride to be who loses her fiancée in a car accident on the […]

OCEANS OF SLUMBEROCEANS OF SLUMBER Premiere New Video, “Sunlight” – Houston’s OCEANS OF SLUMBER have unveiled a brand new video for “Sunlight” which comes from their full-length label debut, Winter released earlier this year. Filmed in a studio while the […]

DestrageDestrage Reveals Details of ‘A Means To No End’ + Lyric Video for “Symphony of the Ego” – You can try to put Destrage in a box but you will never succeed. Words such as “progressive”, “cinematic”, “mathcore”, “technical” and “groove-laden”, could be thrown at them, but really […]

August 30th, 2016

blind egoBLIND EGO Video Premiere of Blackened’ From Upcoming Album ‘Liquid’ – BLIND EGO, the project of RPWL guitarist Kalle Wallner, just released the new single ‘Blackened’. The brand new video for the song was already presented on Friday at the German […]

Wildlife---Age-of-Everything---album-artWildlifeTo Release New Album “AGE OF EVERYTHING” Listen to ‘2017 – Toronto indie-rockers, Wildlife, have returned from the depths of the Canadian wilderness with their first offering since the 2013 landmark album, On The Heart. On October 14th, the band will […]

ShadecrownShadecrown To Release Debut Album in October! Watch Led Astray – A Finnish melancholic melodic death metal band Shadecrown have set a release date for their debut album. The album is called Agonia and it is released October 21st 2016 via […]

August 29th, 2016

Bad-Seed-RisingBad Seed Rising Drop “Chasing Gravity” Video, Announce Fall Tour Dates – Following their successful summer on this year’s Vans Warped Tour and a support slot with I Prevail, Bad Seed Rising announce the release of their debut album Awake in Color, […]

AurasProgressive Metal Band Auras Debut “Dream Elixir” Music Video From Upcoming Album – Canadian progressive metal band AURAS have released two new tracks today, roughly one month before the release of their all new LP. The music video for “Dream Elixir” is no […]

August 25th, 2016

ClippingHip Hop Act Clipping. “Air ‘Em Out” With Gravity Defying Music Video – Clipping has delivered an official video for “Air ‘Em Out,” a highlight from the forthcoming Splendor & Misery, a Sci-Fi/dystopian concept album due out on CD/LP/DL/CASS September 9th worldwid […]

Umma GummaThe Harlots – ‘Umma Gumma’ Single – LISTEN HERE – The Harlots are a six-piece rock, pop and soul outfit from Melbourne that have spent the last half a decade filling dance floors across Australia. Blending overdriven guitars, dreamy keyboards […]

abbe-mayAbbe May Counts Down the Apocalypse With New Single ‘Doomsday Clock’ – Re-emerging from a hiatus earlier this year with the catchy pop ditty ‘Are We Flirting’, Abbe May’s follow-up ‘Doomsday Clock’ unveils yet another side to her personality as she reveals […]

August 25th, 2016

Candiria While They Were SleepingMusical Alchemists Candiria Return With “While They Were Sleeping” + New Song “Mereya” — LISTEN – Brooklyn’s musical alchemists Candiria, long-known for fusing metal, hardcore, jazz, and hip-hop in a unique, inimitable blend, will release their new album While They Were Sleeping via Metal Blade on […]

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Every Time I Die Share “C++ (Love Will Get you Killed)” – Today, Buffalo hardcore band Every Time I Die has shared a new song “C++ (Love Will Get You Killed)” at Billboard. “C++ (Love Will Get You Killed)” is the third […]

August 24th, 2016

Photo Gallery: Zakk Wylde at the The Ranch Roadhouse […]Zakk Wylde in Edmonton August 23rd

Taking Back SundayTAKING BACK SUNDAY Releases “You Can’t Look Back” Single/Video – As TAKING BACK SUNDAY gear up for their upcoming US tour through intimate clubs this September and October, the alt-rock quintet are unleashing“You Can’t Look Back”, the second single and […]

STALGIAStalgia – “In The Trees (Andrew Luce Remix)” Out Now! – Stalgia makes music as tactile as it is sonic. In a rare expression of dark thoughts and light desires, it’s insightful, but familiar, like the sound of your own heart […]

August 23rd, 2016

Barb-Wire-Dolls-Desperate-coverAlbum Review: Barb Wire Dolls “Desperate” (Rock/Grunge/Punk/Metal) – Barb Wire Doll’s latest release “Desperate” is a bonafide masterpiece! Each track is just a straight up raw in your face rock n’ roll anthem […]

PHOTO BY LUKE HENERY

PHOTO BY LUKE HENERY

DUNE RATS and DZ DEATHRAYS Announce Co-Headline Tour + Streaming ‘Bullshit’ + ‘Blood On My Leather’ – After having a blast touring together in Australia on Violent Soho’s recent WACO tour, DUNE RATS and DZ DEATHRAYS have decided to step it up a notch and take the […]

August 19th, 2016

September 2016 Vandala Magazine: Johnny Richter, Ghoul (Official) Intrinzik, and More […]

September 2016 Vandala MagazineThe fall is coming along with cooler temperatures but the music and new releases are just starting. On the cover, we have an interview with Johnny Richter about his new album, music and more. Plus we have a sneak peek teaser with Intrinzik & Crossworm about the upcoming new LP. We also caught up with Michael Gira of Swans, Marissa Nadler, Cremator of GHOUL. Also, we hit a ton of shows this month featuring Hollywood Vampires,  Chris Cornell, Snakehips, HÆLOS, Don Henley,  Stevie Wonder, Nile Rodgers, Duran Duran, Miike Snow, Boris and more. This and much more along with our regular features.  READ HERE F

August 18th, 2016

#throwbackthursday FULL PHOTO GALLERY – Duran Duran, #Chic with Nile Rodgers […]Duran Duran

fit for a kingFit For a King Are “Pissed Off” — Fit For a King have shared the first song from their upcoming album Deathgrip, out October 7 via Solid State. Listen to “Pissed Off” here. The powerful song was inspired by the […]

Macy GrayMacy Gray Releases New Original Song “Annabelle” – Listen Now – One of the most iconic and instantly recognizable voices in music history is back in a way you’ve never heard before. Multi-platinum artist Macy Gray makes her Chesky Records debut […]

August 17th, 2016

PixiesNew Pixies Track “Talent” Released – Now Streaming – A brand-new track from the Pixies’ upcoming album Head Carrier (September 30, Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam/[PIAS]) has just been released. “Talent,” a raucous song that features a cameo appearance by legendary actor Jack […]

HARRISONHARRISON Shares New Single ‘VERITGO’ Featuring A L L I E – After announcing his debut album earlier this summer, Toronto producer Harrison is back to share a new single from the project with Vertigo, featuring a l l i e. The […]

August 16th, 2016

TowersTowers Go ‘Titan’-ic:  Rock Newcomers Unveil Debut Video Ahead Of EP Release – Alt-rock newcomers Towers have unveiled the video for their epic debut single ‘Titan’, which can be seen here. Vocalist/guitarist Mark reveals; “Titan lyrically is all about starting a band, and […]

The stand stillsTHE STANDSTILLS Announce Canadian Tour Dates for Fall 2016 – The Standstills don’t live up to their band name. In fact, the Oshawa, ON natives do exactly the opposite. They’re a force of nature on stage, and are about to […]

August 15th, 2016

August Cover Interview: Cultisms With Anthony Raneri of Bayside […]Cover Interview Bayside August 2016 Vandala Magazine

RykkaPressPhotoByLynol_LuiNew Video From RYKKA – “Bad Boy” From New Album – On the heels of competing as a semi-finalist at the prestigious 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, Rykka is set to release her debut single “Bad Boy” from her forthcoming album Beatitudes […]

August 12th, 2016

Photo Gallery: Miike Snow in Calgary, Alberta […]Miike Snow in Calgary, Alberta
Photo Gallery: Outside Lands After Dark; Snakehips, HÆLOS, Thomas Jack and Shadow The Wild […]Thomas Jack Out Side Lands After Party

The Depression Sessions Fit for autopsy“The Depression Sessions” – FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Lyric Video Released – In December of 2015, three bands with three different stylistic approaches to aggressive music, but a common outlook on the world, came together to create a collective piece of work […]

August 11th, 2016

#Throwbackthursday – Photo Gallery: Chris Cornell […]Chris Cornell, Edmonton Alberta

IS TROPICALIS TROPICAL Releases ‘Believe/What You Want’ Music Video + Album Stream – Following the release of the first four installments of Black Anything, IS TROPICAL released the final installment, ‘Believe/What You Want’ via the band’s new label NYC based Axis Mundi Records […]

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

SUPERHEIST Put HANDS UP HIGH for New Single, Vocalist and Video – After 13 years in the wilderness, Australia’s biggest Nu-Metal exponents SUPERHEIST are back bigger than ever, with new vocalist Ezekiel Ox, a new song called HANDS UP HIGH and a […]

August 10th, 2016

EXCLUSIVE Video Premiere: Sit back And Drift Away With “Giving It Up” by Gold Clubb […]Majorleans-Retouched-92-(1)

Sum-41-2016SUM 41 w/ Senses Fail & As It Is North American Tour Dates – Pop punk veterans SUM 41 have announced a Fall 2016 North American tour in support of their forthcoming new album, 13 Voices, due out October 7th via Hopeless Records. With […]

DINOSAUR PILE-UP Release “Nothing Personal” – The heavy-hitting English alt-rock trio DINOSAUR PILE-UP have just released their latest single “Nothing Personal” off their upcoming album, ELEVEN ELEVEN (Out August 26, 2016 via SO Recordings). At track […]

August 9th, 2016

johnny richterAlbum Review: Johnny Richter – Schools Out (Still Laughing) (Hip Hop/Rap) + Album Stream […]

Secret City Records Anniversary CompilationSecret City Records Celebrates 10 Years; Anniversary Compilation to be Released Sept 23 – Secret City Records is celebrating a milestone birthday this fall, marking 10 years since the release of its first album on September 26, 2006: Patrick Watson’s Close to Paradise. The […]

annas_anchorIrish Emo-indie act Anna’s Anchor Unveils New Video For ‘Hampton’ – In the lead up to the release of debut album ‘Nautical Miles’, Irish solo artist Anna’s Anchor, has released the poignant video for single Hampton here. Marty Ryan, the man, […]

August 5th, 2016

KOLARSKOLARS New Music Video For “One More Thrill” – KOLARS have premiered their new music video for “One More Thrill” which ” is the newest single to release off of their upcoming album, which is set to drop in February 2017. Over the […]

AtmosphereAtmosphere’s “Pure Evil” Music Video WATCH NOW – With Fishing Blues  being released one week from today! the latest official video from Atmosphere, titled “Pure Evil”  is now streaming! Pre-order yours today and get the latest new song, “Pure Evil” instantly, at Fifth Element […]

August 4th, 2016

Hollywood Vampires End Their Tour at California Mid-State Fair Paso Robles (HERE)+ PHOTO GALLERYHollywood Vampires at California Mid-State Fair Paso Robles

 

ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Tour With Belphegor, Origin, And ShiningBlack Metal Misery Makers Abigail Williams To Kick Off Tour With Belphegor, Origin, And Shining This Week + Headlining Dates Confirmed […]

August 3rd , 2016

Allison-IrahetaAllison Iraheta + Halo Circus Release New Video “Nothing At All” in Advance of US Tour – ‘Nothing at All” is from the band’s long-awaited full-length album, Bunny, that dropped last month. Most recently, lead singer Allison Iraheta won the […]

August 2nd, 2016

wye-oak-tween-album-streamAlbum Review: Wye Oak – Tween (Indie Rock) – This is not the Wye Oak album you had been expecting, but it is the one you wanted. Overflowing with cascading symbol crashes, epic fuzz waves, and just all together jaw dropping. It’s hard to not be awed at the jump in song writing […]

Styline Suicide SquadStyline Pioneering New Power-House Sound – “Suicide Squad” Out Now! – Tried and tested in festivals and clubs all around Asia, Styline’s newest Power House Jam is ready for action. Back from Vietnam after playing out his latest track on a […]

Photo Credit: Anthony Barlich

Photo Credit: Anthony Barlich

The Devil Wears Prada: Fall 2016 Tour Announced – The Devil Wears Prada will hit the road this fall, co-headlining “The Rise Up Tour” with Memphis May Fire. Silverstein will Special Guest* and Like Moths to Flames will open […]

July 29th, 2016

Max & Iggor Cavalera RETURN TO ROOTS TourAnnouncing the “Max & Iggor Cavalera RETURN TO ROOTS” Tour – Announcing the Max & Iggor Cavalera RETURN TO ROOTS tour – celebrating the 20thanniversary of the legendary album Roots – to be played in its entirety each night! The North […]

Atmosphere-Fishing-Blues-CassetteAtmosphere “No Biggie” Streaming Plus “Fishing Blues with Sway Calloway: Episode 2” – With only two weeks left to go before the release of “Fishing Blues’ Atmosphere releases the streaming of “No Biggie”!  Plus above is your first inside look at the Atmosphere Fishing Blues cassette. Eighteen tracks. Custom […]

July 28th, 2016

Interview: Coleman Hell – Cabins Help Create Timeless Records Interview Coleman Hell August 2016 Vandala MagazineColeman Hell unexpectedly took the Canadian music scene by storm within the last few years with his own brilliant original brand of electronic dance music that combines infectious hooks, which […]

Ofelia KOfelia K Streaming “Killing Me” – Ofelia K.’s voice and compelling songs are worn down to perfection and balance wistful maturity with a certain earnest and eternally young expression. Not quite pop, not quite anything else, […]

July 27th, 2016

bizzythowedBizzythowed Premieres New Track ‘Smoking Weed’ from ‘Blank Check, Volume2’ – Urban hardrocker, Bizzythowed, releases his new track, “Smoking Weed” from his latest EP, Blank Check, Volume2, due out August 19th. Recorded in Houston, TX, Blank Check, Volume I is the debut full-length from the Texas-based writer/producer […]

ChelanChelan Shares Luminous New single “Won’t Break” – Joshua Tree’s synthpop coterie Chelan are sharing a second track “Won’t Break” this afternoon, the second track from their upcoming full-length Vultures set for release August 26. “Won’t Break” is a […]

BigsoundBIGSOUND Gets Bigger: Final Artists Added – BIGSOUND Festival 2016 has dropped the biggest live list in its history, adding to an already huge lineup to deliver 150 artists across 15 venues over 3 nights in Brisbane […]

July 26th, 2016

Al JourgensenAl Jourgensen’s SURGICAL METH MACHINE Releases Lyric Video for Classic DEVO Song – MINISTRY mainman Al Jourgensen’s new project, SURGICAL METH MACHINE, recently released their debut album via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band has released a lyric video for their rendition of […]

Black Crown InitiateBlack Crown Initiate Debut “Selves We Cannot Forgive” Music Video – BLACK CROWN INITIATE have debuted a new music video for the self-titled track “Selves We Cannot Forgive[…]

July 25th, 2016

The TrewsThe Trews Set To Release Career-Spanning Album Time Capsule, Including Four Brand New Tracks – Beloved Canadian rockers The Trews are simultaneously looking back and forward with their latest album Time Capsule, available September 9, 2016 via HOME Music  / Entertainment One. The 20-track collection […]

descendentsAlbum Review: Descendents – “Hypercaffium Spazzinate” (Punk/Rock) – I feel I should start this review by saying that I can almost guarantee that I am a bigger Descendents fan than you are, whoever you are. I have the “Milo Goes To College” album cover tattoo’d […]

July 22nd, 2016

Hatebreed Photo credit Jeremy SafferHATEBREED Announce North American Tour Dates and “Something’s Off” Music Video – HATEBREED are pleased to announce a second assault on North America this fall, once again with their friends in DEVILDRIVER and DEVIL YOU KNOW. Today the band also released a music […]

Manuel RivaMhm Mhm” by Manuel Riva and Eneli Now Available in America! Watch Video! – Radikal Records is proud to announce the American release of the hit track “Mhm Mhm”by EDM DJ/ Producer Manuel Riva and vocalist Eneli. Previously released in Romania by Forward Agency […]

July 21st, 2016

RealizmAlbum Review: Realizm – The Keys To The Cult Collection (Hip Hop) – Born Shane Manoel, Realizm is Australia’s best kept secret in hip-hop. He’s not only an intelligent lyrical emcee, but his production skills are far above and beyond most of the mainstream, yet hardly anyone knows him, even though this wicked underground warrior […]

Japanese BreakfastJAPANESE BREAKFAST Shares “EVERYBODY WANTS TO LOVE YOU” Live Video – Today Japanese Breakfast has shared a live video for “Everybody Wants To Love You,” from her critically acclaimed debut album, Psychopomp. The video was shot by Philadelphia collective Out Of Town Films. Psychopomp is available for pre-order […]

Hatebreed Photo credit Jeremy SafferMALEVOLENT CREATION Announce Headlining Tour – 25th Anniversary of “The Ten Commandments” – MALEVOLENT CREATION have announced that they will return to the road in the US for the first time in five years supporting their new album Dead Man’s Path. The reviled Florida […]

July 20th, 2016

Depression, Anxiety and Cats: An Interview with Marissa Nadler […]Marissa Nadler

EPICA: Release First Trailer For The Holographic Principle! – Dutch symphonic metal stars EPICA grant a little insight into the making of their massive new longplayer The Holographic Principle and release a first trailer form the studio. In this […]

July 19th, 2016

August 2016 Vandala Magazine – Bayside, Coleman Hell, Billy Idol, Blink 182 and More […]August 2016 Vandala Magazine

July 16th, 2016

Photo Gallery – Billy Idol, Steve Stevens, Billy Morrison Giving Fans More, More, More […]Billy Idol in Kelowna, BC

July 15th, 2016

#flashbackfriday Interview: Some Of Us Really Need That EDM Festival Life! An Interview with Jay Gordon of Orgy […]Orgy Interview July 2016 Vandala Magazine

bloom twinsSultry 19 Year Old Bloom twins Unveil The Music Video For Their Single ‘Amnesia’ – London-based sister act Bloom Twins, have unveiled the artistic video for their new single ‘Amnesia’. Shot in black and white, the video sees the girls performing in a variety of […]

July 14th, 2016

Ringo Starr celebrates 76th Birthday + Photos […]Ringo Starr 76th Birthday Party

easy does itRap Rockers Easy Does It Release New Music Video “GET” – Blending Southern Rock and West Coast hip-hop sensibilities, Easy Does It touch down with the new music video for “GET,” a carefree summer jam to crank loudly. Directed by James […]

anvilANVIL Releases Video For “Zombie Apocalypse” European and Canadian Tour Dates Confirmed – Canadian Metal heroes ANVIL release a new video for the song “Zombie Apocalypse” taken from their new studio album “Anvil Is Anvil”. Guitar player and singer Lips says about the […]

July 13th, 2016

DuelleSister Act Duelle Premiere Video/Single ‘Want It All’ – Sister-duo Duelle delivers their energy-driven single “Want It All” via Trap Nation – the lead single off their upcoming genre-bending Paragon EP that has already garnered over 200,000 plays since […]

GEMINI-SYNDROME--Tour-w-Stitched-Up-Heart-&-9ElectricGEMINI SYNDROME Begin US Headlining Tour This Week + Streaming ANONYMOUS – GEMINI SYNDROME will embark on the “Remember We Die” tour later this week. The headlining trek begins on July 13th in Salt Lake City, UT and will run into the month of September. Joining Gemini Syndrome […]

PSYCHO LAS VEGASPSYCHO LAS VEGAS To Take Over The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino This August; Full Lineup Announced  – PSYCHO LAS VEGAS is a property-wide music festival taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on August 26th-28th, 2016. Brought to you by the […]

July 12th, 2016

The Kills - Ash & IceAlbum Review – The Kills – Ash & Ice (Indie Rock) – The latest and easily the most anticipated album from one of the “it” bands of more than just the college rock scene, but the rock n’ roll scene on the biggest stage. The duo have spent over a crafting one of the most […]

Safe to SaySafe To Say Unveil Video For New Track “Only Rain” WATCH + SHARE – Safe to Say have just unveiled a music video for their latest single “Only Rain”. Much like the Toronto four-piece’s entire new album, Down in the Dark, which drops July 22 […]

July 11th, 2016

Photo Gallery – Blink 182 at Rexall Place Edmonton […]Blink 182 Edmonton Alberta

July 8th, 2016

pup_the_dream_is_over_vinyl_1024x1024Album Review – PUP – The Dream Is Over (Punk Rock) –  There was a lot of excitement surrounding the release of PUP’s self titled debut album. It seemed to come at a time when the punk rock world was in need a good swift kick in the ass. […]

Revocation the great sonRevocation Launches New track, “Profanum Vulgus”, and Studio-Video Online – Revocation will release their most dynamic, boundary-pushing and weighty record to-date: Great Is Our Sin. Today, the band is pleased to debut another track, entitled “Profanum Vulgus”. The song, which […]