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August 16th, 2017

Death From Above Announce New LP “Outrage! Is Now” Preview + Tour – Death From Above have announced that their third full-length album Outrage! Is Now will be released September 8, 2017 via Last Gang Records/eOne. The album is available to pre-order as of today HERE alongside an exclusive colour variant (green blob […]

Papa Roach Denounce Hate & Divided Democracy in “American Dreams” – Papa Roach pulls no punches when it comes to politics. Earlier this year, the multi-platinum, award winning icons of alternative hard rock […]

“CRANE, Release Unique Music Video From Their New Album “Fear of Flight” – Alternative/pop act, CRANE, release their video, “Bitches Upstate” from their new album Fear of Flight. The debut “has a distinctly recognizable […]

SUSTO Announces 33 City Co-Headline NA TOUR with Esme Patterson + Music Video – Charleston-based five-piece SUSTO (pronounced “soos-toh”) and Esmé Patterson have confirmed a 33-city co-headline tour with shows in major markets across the U.S. and in Toronto. The two artists will also […]

August 15th, 2017

TRISTN Set to Release New Album Sepember – Listen to Single “Anywhere But Here” – NY-based, alternative songstress/music producer, TRISTN, is set to release her album, January, due out September 8, 2017. TRISTN worked with a high-powered team […]

Cadence Weapon Shares New Track “Don’t Talk to Me” – Cadence Weapon is here to work. After years of leading the rap avant-garde, the Toronto-based, Edmonton, AB native is more self-assured than ever, making moves in his own lane with no […]

PARADISE LOST Release 4th Album Trailer and Talk Production + Latest Music Video – On September 1st, PARADISE LOST unleash their doomy creature Medusa into the world and today, the British cult metallers unveil the fourth video trailer in support of this 15th studio release. In this clip, the […]

NE OBLIVISCARIS Announce New Album, Stream New Video for “Intra Venus” – Australia’s visionary NE OBLIVISCARIS return with their stunning new album ‘Urn’. The album sees the forward-thinking band hone their unique and expansive style that blends the best of both the extreme and the […]

August 14th, 2017

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival To Release Additional 2-Day Passes – On Sale This Wednesday […]

Frameworks Premieres Dreamy Blend of Organic House and Downtempo Hip Hop on video “Titles” – Manchester based instrumental artist Frameworks, part of Emancipator’s distinguished lmprint Loci Records, recently released his second full length album KINGS.  The video for their lead single “TITLES” have visual that are just as […]

Photo Credit Laura Lewis

Lucy Rose New Video for “Second Chance” Starring Olympic Gold Medalist Elinor Barker  + Tour Dates  – Lucy Rose unveils the video for her new single “Second Chance” from her third album Something’s Changing, out now on Arts & Crafts. The video stars British Olympic Gold Medal winning cyclist Elinor Barker and is directed by Joe Conner (Coldplay, Elbow, […]

 

August 11th, 2017

Cheat Codes Premiere “No Promises” Stripped Version Ft. Demi Lovato […]

Izzy Bizu New “White Tiger” Remix Today […]

ENSLAVED Premiere Music Video For First Single “Storm Son” – True avant-garde Norwegians ENSLAVED will release their epic new studio album E on October 13th, 2017 and with this 14th full-length record, the virtuoso herald a new chapter in the band’s history. To provide a first […]

Photo Credit Cybele Malinowski

The Jezabels Release New Single “The Others” – Listen Now – Australian quartet, The Jezabels, have just released a brand-new single called “The Others” through Dine Alone Records in Canada. Recorded with the band’s long-time producer, Lachlan Mitchell, and mixed by Bob Clearmountain (Bruce Springsteen, The Cure, […]

August 10th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Peachfest Airshow 2017 […]

The Phase – ‘Can’t Get It’ Single & Video – The Phase is a young alternative pop/rock band from Sydney. Fronted by singer-songwriter Luke Mangraviti, they aim to create music that indirectly challenges pop culture and its aesthetic. ‘Can’t Get It’ is their […]

Are You Ready? P!nks #WhatAboutUs Out Now + New Album Details! – P!nk has released a new single “What About Us” and announced that she will release her seventh studio album titled Beautiful Trauma on October 13th! She also revealed the album artwork{above} Beautiful […]

August 9th, 2017

Sixto Rodriguez – No Ordinary Legend […]

The Voice Alum Singer Jacquie Debuts New Music Video for “Am I The Only One” – 20 year old singer/songwriter Jacquie releases her first video for single “Am I The Only One” of three part installment directed by Chris Le and is off her new EP set to debut early fall. […]

DUST BOLT Prepares For North American Tour With Obituary and Exodus – German power four-piece DUST BOLT released their third album Mass Confusion in July 2016 via Napalm Records. (Order Here) In support of the album, DUST BOLT will travel to North America for the first time ever. […]

Legendary Ex-MISFITS Front-Man Michale Graves Announces “The Beginning of the End Fall Tour 2017” – Former Misfits front-man Michale Graves is gearing up to hit the road for his 80+ show, 3 months long The Beginning of the End Fall Tour 2017. Launching September 8 in Elmhurst, NY, the tour criss-crosses the […]

August 8th, 2017

AFI and Circa Survive Bring Thundering Rock Show To The Pristine Vina Robles Amphitheater […]

CREDIT: Mark Neuenschwander

Me Like Bees Team with Image Comics in New Music Video “The River Divides” – Comic book series The Realm has enlisted the musical services of Joplin, MO’s indie pop darlings Me Like Bees to put together the soundtrack for the upcoming release. Today, we have the music video […]

Rise Above Records To Release Uncle Acid The Deadbeats’ “Vol 1” Friday October 13th – First released on Friday February 13th, (40 years to the day after Black Sabbath’s debut LP), “Vol 1” was the first efforts of unknown songwriter, Kevin Starrs. Pressed in small numbers for a […]

The Kents Unveil New Single “Is There Anyone” + Announce Fall Tour Dates – Four-piece alt-pop band The Kents have unveiled new single, “Is There Anyone?” The infectious track features syncopated rhythms, a sweeping chorus and showcases the band’s impressive musical chops. “Is There Anyone?” is […]

August 4th, 2017

Photo Gallery: Snoop Dogg At Center of Gravity 2017 […]

Discrepancies Release Official Music Video for “Art of War” Off of Debut Album, ‘The Awakening’ – St. Louis Rap/Rock band Discrepancies has released the Official Music Video for their single, “Art of War,” off of their 2016 debut album The Awakening which was filmed and directed by Matthew Goodman. “‘Art of War’ […]

TWIZTID Reveal Upcoming Comic Book and New York ComicCon Signing Details – It’s no secret that 12x Billboard charting rap group TWIZTID cross over heavily into horror, animation, comic, weed and gaming culture – the duo have released action figures, comic books, cosplay videos, […]

Seaway Release New Track “SOMETHING WONDERFUL” – Toronto pop-punk outfit Seaway have just released “Something Wonderful”, the second single off of their anticipated forthcoming LP Vacation – due out on September 15, 2017 through Dine Alone Records. Of the new track, guitarist Andrew Eichinger […]

August 3rd, 2017

New Video From Grieves: “Gutz” + deM atlaS Joins Grieves on Tour – In anticipation of his upcoming album, Running Wild, the brand new video from Grieves, for his second single, “Gutz” is out now. The video […]

New Aesop Rock Music + Bushwick Movie Premier – Just debuted another track from the original movie score for Bushwick, produced entirely by Aesop Rock! For those keeping count, that makes TWO songs you can listen to, “New Yule”and “Corner Store”, both […]

Jolting Music Video From Ovtlier “Buried Me Alive” – What started off as a one-man army project in Rochester, NY in the Summer of 2014, Ovtlier has grown into a roaring rock band of stadium ambitions. Led by the […]

Tech-Death Metal Group REAPING ASMODEIA Announce US Headline Tour – Minneapolis, MN-based progressive/technical death metal group REAPING ASMODEIA dropped their Prosthetic Records release, Impuritize, in February of this year. Today, the band has revealed a brand new guitar playthrough for a track cut […]

August 2nd, 2017

Son Little Debuts New Track “Demon To The Dark” – Modern soul innovator Son Little has a powerful new track streaming now. GQ once described SON LITTLE as “soul music for the hip-hop generation.” Never has that description seemed more prescient […]

Metz Shares “Drained Lake”, Latest Track from Their New Album “Strange Peace” – The new METZ track, “Drained Lake”, is a propulsive, jagged thing; heavy 21st century post-post-punk, with an infectious sea-sick synth line added for good measure. Strange Peace is their highly-anticipated third full-length album. “Drained Lake” […]

Satyricon Unveil Track List for New Album ‘Deep calleth upon Deep” Now Available For Pre-Order! – Nearly three years in the making, black metal legends SATYRICON have revealed their highly anticipated ninth studio album, ‘Deep calleth upon Deep‘ is set for release on 22nd September via Napalm Records. The opus […]

Chicago Latest Craze “JUKE IT GIRL” – Dj Navarris Ft. Big Sexy, Tha Pope, Tha 808’s […]

August 1st, 2017

ENTER SHIKARI Announce New Single/Music Video “Live Outside” from Upcoming Album THE SPARK – Last night, ENTER SHIKARI announced the release of highly anticipated new album […]

International Pop Artist Ozark Henry Releases New Single In The U.S. – Earlier this year, singer-songwriter, Ozark Henry, released his electronic pop album, Us to great acclaim, with critics calling it “a manifesto one can dance to, rich as life itself” and “a genuine masterpiece.” Building off this […]

Former Crystal Method Vocalist Unveils New Alias and Debut Single – Crème is the new recording alias of Trixie Reiss. A former collaborator with pioneering electronic act The Crystal Method, Reiss wrote and performed on their debut platinum-selling album Vegas, which […]

OBITUARY Share “Sentence Day” 4K Music Video; Begin Second Leg Of European Tour Next Week – Tampa Bay Florida Death Metal Godfathers OBITUARY have shared the official live video accompanying “Sentence Day” off the band’s self-titled full-length album. The video was filmed in stunning 4k by Magnetar Studios […]

July 31st, 2017

Australia’s Unhinged Extreme Metal Villains King Parrot To Release “Ugly Produce” This Fall – Australia’s unhinged extreme metal villains KING PARROT return with their third and finest long player to date in the form of Ugly Produce. Set for release in North America on September 22nd via Housecore Records, Ugly […]

Album Stream: Glacci – ‘Lifeforce’ LP – Out Now on Terrorhythm – Nottingham-based producer Glacci returns to Terrorhtyhm for his debut album, ‘Lifeforce’, almost 18 months on from sparkling debut EP, ‘Lucid’. A record long-in-the-making, written over a period of extensive fine-tuning […]

July 3oth, 2017

Week In Review July 23rd – July 29th, 2017 Highlights […]

July 27th, 2017

Gone To Music Festivals – Back Monday

July 26th, 2017

A Strange Evening at Hollywood Forever Cemetery With a Concert by Sufjan Stevens and Friends […]

More Than a Music Festival – Blessed Coast Music THIS WEEKEND […]

Propagandhi Announce North American Tour + Listen to “Victory Lap” […]

July 25th, 2017

Vancouver Folk Fest – 40 Years of Success […]

Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade Announces fall 2017 International Headlining Dates in Support of Cry Cry Cry – Wolf Parade has just announced fall 2017 international tour dates in support of Cry Cry Cry, the band’s first album in seven years, which begin October 13th in Toronto at Phoenix Concert Theatre […]

QUIET RIOT Premiere Video For “Can’t Get Enough” New Album “Road Rage” Out August 4th – Quiet Riot continues their historic journey in 2017 with their new album,“Road Rage”. Led by drummer Frankie Banali, who is joined by veteran bassist Chuck Wright (who has been in and out of the band […]

MOTÖRHEAD to Release “Under Cöver” Album – Covers Compilation to Include Unreleased Version of David Bowie’s “Heroes” […]

July 24th, 2017

Cold Specks Announces New Album and Shares Title Track – Ladan Hussein, known on stage as Cold Specks, announced her highly anticipated new album Fool’s Paradise, set to release on September 22 via Arts & Crafts. […]

Priest Announces Debut Album “New Flesh” – Watch “The Pit” & “The Cross” Music Video – Priest announces their debut album “New Flesh”. The album is set for release the 17th of November on Lövely Records. The Stockholm based band have during the spring released praised singles as […]

CANNIBAL CORPSE Announces US Tour With Power Trip And Gatecreeper; Band Completes Work On Upcoming Full-Length Due Out This Fall […]

July 21st, 2017

Check Out Emerging Artist Kupid aka Q – Kupid a.k.a “ Q “ was born in New York City and later was raised in Antigua. At the age of nine, he returned to the U.S and has been […]

Debut EP From Van William Set to Release on September 8th – Songwriter and performer, Van William, known for the subversive artistry of his former acclaimed indie outfits – Port O’Brien and WATERS – is set to release his first ever solo work, The Revolution EP, on […]

‘For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records’ Now Available for Pre-Order – On August 29th, Metal Blade Records and BMG will release For the Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records – written by label founder and CEO Brian Slagel with Mark Eglinton, […]

July 20th, 2017

Review & Photo Gallery – Ben Harper “I Don’t Know How to Say Goodbye to You” […]

DINE ALONE Releases Free 2017 Summer Sampler – The weather is heating up, and Canadian indie powerhouse Dine Alone Records is here to match it with 2017’s scorching new edition of its annual summer sampler. To celebrate another incredible year […]

Nikki Sixx And The Heavy Announce Heroin Diaries Graphic Novel At Comic-Con – This year marks the 10th anniversary of the release of Nikki Sixx’s drug-soaked NY Times bestselling memoir, THE HEROIN DIARIES. Chronicling the year of decadence and depravity that almost cost […]

Lloyd ft. Rick Ross “Heavenly Body” Video OUT NOW – The Atlanta via New Orleans crooner is back with a Brand New visual directed by Ryan Snyder titled “Heavenly Body” featuring Rick Ross.The, the track “Heavenly Body” is another must-listen […]

July 19th, 2017

Sheet Happens Publishing Release THE COMPLETE GUITAR TRANSCRIPTION To THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN – Sheet Happens Publishing is excited to release The Complete Guitar Transcription for The Dillinger Escape Plan’s widely-acclaimed 5th studio album One Of Us Is The Killer. Learning to play the 11 tracks […]

JAHN ROME Releases “Safe & Sound” – A storyteller at heart, singer/rapper/songwriter Jahn Rome digs into a story of childhood isolation with “Safe And Sound.” Exploring themes of introspection and the social impact of willing choosing to be alone, […]

TGUT Releases New Remix Of Ugly God’s “Water,” Out Now Via Doperoots – Last month, NYC based DJ/producer TGUT emerged with a now virally moving remix of Rae Sremmurd’s “Swang.” Continuing the momentum into the summer, TGUT has now returned with a brand new remix of rising […]

July 18th, 2017

A Last Stand History Lesson: An Interview with Pär Sundström […]

Descendents Share “Without Love” Video – The legendary punk band Descendents share their video for “Without Love.” The emotionally charged track appears on 2016’s Hypercaffium Spazzinate—the band’s first album in 12 years. Partially animated—and co-starring the classic Milo […]

Boiler Room: Josef Leimberg & The Astral Progressions Ensemble – Earlier this year, the prestigious Boiler Room took Josef Leimberg & The Astral Progressions Ensemble under their wing, supplying the group with a full camera and sound mixing crew to document their modern form […]

Capyac Shares New Single and Music Video for “Bubblegum” – High Snobiety has shared the video for Capyac’s single “Bubblegum”. When talking about the video the band says, “”Bubblegum” started out as a sketch on the Prophet 08 synthesizer. […]

July 17th, 2017

The Velveteins Come Out Swinging + Photos – With barefoot front man and guitarist Spencer Morphy leading the way, The Velveteins came out swinging […]

Punk Goes Pop Vol. 7 Out Now – Watch Andy Black + Juliet Simms’ “When We Were Young” – The highly anticipated seventh installment in Fearless Records‘ Punk Goes Pop compilation series is out NOW! The collection is available for purchase and streaming via Spotify, Google Play, iTunes and Apple Music. To celebrate release day, Yahoo! Music has […]

MUTEMATH Latest Track “Stroll On” Streaming – New Album ‘Play Dead’ Out 9/8 – GRAMMY-nominated electro-experimental rock band MUTEMATH have released another new track from their highly anticipated forthcoming studio album Play Dead, out September 8th. “Stroll On, in particular, was a jam we recorded about 5 years ago […]

Children of Bodom Announce 20 Years Down & Dirty Anniversary Tour! – Finland’s melodic death superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM are returning to the states this fall for a mind blowing celebration of 20 years since the debut of Something Wild and the beginning of the Hatecrew. […]

July 13th, 2017

#TBT Brett Michaels Brings Rock Explosion To Chumash Casino July 4th Weekend […]

July 12th, 2017

A Warped Tour Extravaganza: An Interview with Isis Queen of Barb Wire Dolls […]

Photo Credit Darren Fieldhouse

KORPIKLAANI Release first digital single from “Live at Masters of Rock” – Finnish Folk Metal Superstars KORPIKLAANI will release their first ever live Blu-ray/DVD+2CD package titled Live at Masters of Rock, on August 25th, 2017 through Nuclear Blast. In support of this release, the band with front man Jonne […]

Rise Signs MAKEOUT, Debut Album “The Good Life”+ Watch Video for “Crazy” – Rise Records is pleased to announce the signing of Rhode Island’s MAKEOUT. The pop punk quartet, which has shared arena stages with Blink-182 as well as with Goldfinger and who performed at […]

Comeback Kid Release “Somewhere, Somehow” Music Video From Upcoming Album – Canada’s finest hardcore/punk outfit, COMEBACK KID, have released the official music video for the brand new single “Somewhere, Somehow” off of the band’s highly anticipated new album, Outsider.The video was shot during the band’s […]

July 11th, 2017

CRADLE OF FILTH Premiere Music Video for New Song ‘Heartbreak And Seance‘ – UK’s legendary extreme metal icons CRADLE OF FILTH have released the music video for the first single off their eagerly awaited 12th album, Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness Of Decay.  […]

Wordsmith Unleashes New Video “THE STATEMENT” Today – Wordsmith, the always-professional, ever-expanding, world-wide movement based out of Baltimore, MD, has released his new video for the song “The Statement” today. The song “The Statement” is the first single […]

Punk Rockers World War Me Release “That’s So Yesterday” Music Video – Chicago pop-punk alt-rockers WORLD WAR ME are exploding onto the scene with their mix of catchy earworms, heart-on-the-sleeve emotion, and in-your-face visceral attitude. Gearing up to release their debut album on SharpTone Records later […]

Electronic Pop Group “The Precautions” Release Music Video ‘Mine’ – The Precautions is an electronic pop band made up of four Sydney musicians, songwriters and producers who in this album have achieved a sound that possesses a universal appeal driven by […]

July 10th, 2017

Blondie, Garbage and a Little Bit of X – A Remarkable Night of Music at Santa Barbara Bowl […]

CHAMPYONS Unveil the Explosive Single “Dusty” – “Dusty” is the latest single to arrive from 3-piece band and producer collective, CHAMPYONS. Incorporating RnB, rock and electronic elements, the anonymous trio effortlessly blend traditional song and sample-driven beat-making to create […]

The Pollyseeds Release New track “Mama D/Leimert Park” – New Album Out Friday – The Pollyseeds just released “Mama D/Leimert Park,” a new track off their upcoming debut album Sounds of Crenshaw Vol. 1 (out this Friday via Ropeadope). The track was premiered by Nate Chinen at WBGO, who said “What gives […]

Parquet Courts’ A. Savage Announces Solo Debut, Thawing Dawn + Release New Track – Daybreak tends to creep up on you. Emerging from starry darkness, the sun wobbles at first but proceeds on its scheduled arc. You can’t help but wonder if it ever […] 

July 9th, 2017

Week In Review July 2nd – July 8th […]

July 7th, 2017

Monster Magnet To Release Re-Issues of “Tab” and “Spine Of God” via Napalm Records – 1989 marks the year of birth of New Jersey’s spacerock legends MONSTER MAGNET. Three years after their first EP on Glitterhouse, the band released their official debut album “Spine Of God” on Caroline […]


Skatepunk Band Ate Bit Release Music Video for “Back to the Loser” – Gritty NY-based skatepunk band Ate Bit released their debut album No Space Like Home last November and today you can watch the music video for the single “Back to the Loser”. Produced by John […]

DRAGONFORCE To Kicks Off North American Summer Tour TODAY – Long-running metal goliaths DRAGONFORCE will kick off a near-month-long North American tourthis Friday with support provided by Once Human. Slated to commence July 7th in San Francisco, California and run through July 29th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, the tour […]

July 6th, 2017

18th Annual Motion Notion Epic Line Up Including Datsik, Avalon, Koan and More – Canada’s world-class boutique music and camping festival, Motion Notion returns for its 18th year to the heart of the Rocky Mountains […]

Three Ways Pop Culture Is Recognising Old Bands – There’s always a certain appreciation for retro material among music fans. While we may tend to gravitate mostly toward the music that comes […]

Run The Jewels Video Premiere “Baby Driver” + Free Download! – Created by award-winning director Chris Hopewell (whose previous work includes Radiohead’s incredible Burn The Witch ) & produced by Rosie Brind for Jacknife Films, the video has El-P & Killer Mike embodied as claymation models […]

Ryan Playground New Single and Music Video for “Prolongation” – Montreal producer, songwriter, and singer, RYAN Playground, is sharing a video for new single, Prolongation, which follows RYAN as she journeys back to childhood. Speaking on the video, director Didier Charette explains: “After […]

Solomon Harper – ‘Bones’ Single – Sydney based artist Solomon Harper grew up in the central suburbs of Auckland City listening to the innovators of every genre and era, style and swagger. Influences include Alabama Shakes, Ray Charles […]

July 5th, 2017

Blondie and Garbage Tour Starts TODAY! – The legendary twin flames of Blondie and Garbage are going to co-headline a North American tour that will kick off on today July 5th in Saratoga […]

PEAKES Unveil Gorgeous New Single ‘Saint’ – PEAKES are a new band from Leeds who fuse lush electronic soundscapes with soulful vocals to create deeply emotive music. Saint, the new cut from the band, further showcases their songwriting through […]

HAVOK Begin Tour w/ Darkest Hour Next Week – Join “Metal Alliance” Fall US Trek – Modern Thrash Metal trailblazers HAVOK will make their return to the states with a pair of US tours in the Summer and Fall. The band joins Metalcore titans Darkest Hour […]

Ric Wilson Opening for The Roots 7/29! Drops “Hang Loose” Music Video feat. Chuck D – Genre blending hip-hop musician Ric Wilson is hyped to release the video for his latest video “Hang Loose” featuring legendary  emcee Chuck D of Public Enemy. In addition, the up-and-coming […]

July 4th, 2017

July 1st, 2017

June 29th, 2017

#TBT Be  Optimistic –  An Interview with  Steve Thill of  Sinner Sinners […]

First Listen! – “Annie Get Your Gun” by Jr. Gone Wild at Vandala Magazine – With a little fun and fusion of of genres we are proud to premier the song “Annie Get Your Gun” by the Alberta band JR. GONE WILD off of CBC’s Brave New Waves session released by Artoffact Records, out July 07th! […]

Johnson Crook Releases New Video For “Canada to Heartbreak” – With Canada Day right around the corner, Toronto roots-rockers, Johnson Crook, share the cross-country road trip-inspired lyric video for their song, Canada To Heartbreak. The video for the bluesy rock-and-roll track was […]

June 28th, 2017

Town Meeting, New Poetic Track “West of Seattle + ALBUM OUT TODAY – Boston-based folk/rock quintet, Town Meeting, drop the new track, “West of Seattle,”from their upcoming EP, Geography: Part 1, due […]

The Devil Wears Prada Announce Fall Tour — All Attendees Can Receive Free Documentary Download Card – Fresh off a spring run with Killswitch Engage and Anthrax, The Devil Wears Prada will return to the road this fall on a headline tour, dubbed “No Sun / No Moon.” The […]

Tarquin, TSVI & Luru ft. Jammz – ‘Come To The Dance’ from Nervous Horizon Volume 2 – Following a series of EP releases from co-label head TSVI, Houndstooth’s Second Storey and Dutch newcomer DJ Missdevana, breakout club crew Nervous Horizon are to release their second, full-length compilation […]

June 27th, 2017

NOTHING MORE Unveil Official Music Video for New Single “Go To War” – NOTHING MORE premiere the official music video for their new single, “Go To War”. Directed by Wayne Isham, […]

PHOTO – CREDIT ANDREW PAYNTER

So Much Light Puts R&B through Funhouse Mirror with Oh, Yuck – New wave pop artist, So Much Light (aka Damien Verrett), has announced his debut record Oh, Yuck. The self-produced album is set for release August 11 via Anti-. In anticipation, […]

BMG to Publish New Book, ‘For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records’ – Metal Blade Records and BMG are proud to announce the upcoming release of For the Sake of Heaviness: the History of Metal Blade Records on August 29th. Written by label founder and CEO […]

June 26th, 2017

Sean Paul & Alakline Release Video for ‘Gyalis Pro’ – Grammy Award winning, international superstar Sean Paul joins forces with Alkaline, arguably one of the hottest artistes in dancehall music, to release the single Gyalis Pro. […]

Summer Music Video Out now! Carina Dahl – You On Me + Remix Version – This week artist and songwriter Carina Dahl from Trondheim, Norway, launched her brand new video for her summer single “You On Me”. Watch the video here or click on the […]

Tuesday The Sky – Launch “It Comes In Waves” Single & Video! New Album This Week – Tuesday The Sky, the new Ambient Instrumental Rock project by Fates Warning guitarist Jim Matheos, will be releasing its debut album ‘Drift’ worldwide June 30th, 2017, via InsideOutMusic. The album’s […]

Blind Guardian Release “Twilight Of The Gods” “Live Track Video! – The “Twilight Of The Gods” gleams at the horizon and Germany-based progressive power metallers BLIND GUARDIAN release another great classic off their […]

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 […]

Photo By Hector Puig

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 […]

CREDIT: Brandon Wolford

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 […]

photo Credit Chris Sikich

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

 

Photo credit: Zoran Orlic

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

December 2016 Vandala Magazine […]

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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 […] 

Photo Credit Jo Bradly

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

PHOTO CREDIT: Brandon Wolford

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 

Photo Gallery – Spend the Night With Alice CooperSpend the Night With Alice Cooper

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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 […]

PHOTO - CREDIT DAN MONICK

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 […]

Disturbed Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2016

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 […]