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The Haunted release video for new single ‘Spark’

Swedish Thrash Metallers The Haunted have released a music video for their new single ‘Spark’which is taken from their forthcoming ninth studio album ‘Strength In Numbers’. The Haunted’s Adrian Erlandsson comments on the new track: “’Spark’ is the second video from our upcoming album ‘Strength In Numbers’. It’s a brooding →

Wintersun release lyric video for ‘Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring)’

Finnish metallers Wintersun have released a lyric video for ‘Awaken From The Dark Slumber (Spring)’ which is taken from their third studio album ‘The Forest Seasons’. ‘The Forest Seasons’ is available now via Nuclear Blast Wintersun will also be returning to UK soil to perform at Bloodstock →

The Agonist release music video for ‘The Raven Eyes’

Canadian extreme metal band The Agonist have revealed their new music video for ‘The Raven Eyes’ which is taken from their album ‘Five’. Guitarist Danny Marino speaks about the song and video, “Writing this was a departure for Vicky and I but it may have been one of the most →

Sannhet premiere music video for ‘Salts’

Avant noir trio Sannhet have revealed another single from their forthcoming album ‘So Numb’, which is due out August 25th via Profound Lore Records. The track, titled ‘Salts’, is accompanied by a simple yet striking video that echoes the album’s themes of addiction and affliction. Through the facial expressions of a several characters, →

Kobra And The Lotus unveil video for ‘Light Me Up’

Canada’s Kobra And The Lotushave unveiled their music video for ‘Light Me Up’ which is taken from their recently released album ‘Prevail I’. “Music is the universal language. Because of this quality, it has immense capacity to heal and bring people hope and strength. We are so much stronger than →

Shirley D. Pressed release debut album ‘Rust’

Shirley D. Pressed’s debut album ‘Rust’ is now available to purchase and stream online. Rust by Shirley D. Pressed ‘Rust’ is available now via Thousand Island Records or the band’s bandcamp page. →

Dynamite stream new single ‘Bring It On’

Swedish rock group Dynamite are now streaming their new single ‘Bring It On’ which is taken from their forthcoming album ‘Big Bang’. ‘Big Bang’ is due out on 1st September 2017 via Nuclear Blast. →

Little Barrie to perform instore at Rough Trade East tonight

Little Barrie have announced that they will be performing at Rough Trade East tonight at 6.30pm. They will be performing tracks from their recently released album ‘Death Express’. →

Eric Nally releases video for debut single ‘Ruby’

Eric Nally, frontman of Foxy Shazam, has released his debut, solo single ‘Ruby’. It’s the first single to be taken from his debut EP of which more details are to be announced soon. →

Friday 21 July 2017

Nothing More announce UK headline tour dates

Texan quartet Nothing More are returning to the UK for a short headline run. These will be their first dates since touring with The Pretty Reckless and Halestorm alongside an appearance at the Reading & Leeds Festivals. Nothing More play the following dates: December: Wed 6th – →

Cutting Through stream new single ‘Reflect’

Portland Oregon’s Cutting Through are streaming their first single ‘Reflect’ which is taken from their forthcoming 12” EP ‘A Will to Change’. “The basis for the band being a rekindling for an era where hardcore was anthemic and had emphasis on message. The band values the opportunity to speak out →

The Bronx Set To Release Fifth Album ‘V’

“The Greatest Punk Rock Band In The World” – The Bronx, will release their fifth album ‘V’ on September 22nd. The new album, produced by Rob Schnapf (Elliott Smith, Beck, FIDLAR), will be released by Cooking Vinyl / ATO Records. Singer Matt Caughthran says of the track: “ ‘Sore Throat’ →

Thursday 20 July 2017

Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington has died aged 41

Chester Bennington, lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, has died at the age of 41. He was found in his house in L.A County on the morning of July 20th, 2017, and he leaves behind his wife Talinda Ann Bentley and his six children. The Punktastic team would like to →

Ensiferum release new single ‘For Those About to Fight for Metal’ and announce new album ‘Two Paths’

Finland’s Ensiferum have released their new single ‘For Those About to Fight for Metal’ which is taken from their forthcoming, seventh full length studio album ‘Two Paths’. “When we made ‘One Man Army’, we wanted it to sound more like a live album than a traditional studio album. With ‘Two →

Wolf Parade return with new single ‘Valley Boy’ and announce new album ‘Cry Cry Cry’

Wolf Parade have announced their return with the release of their new single ‘Valley Boy’. The single is taken from their forthcoming album, their first in seven years, titled ‘Cry Cry Cry’. “The band itself is almost a fifth member of the band, something more or at least different than →

Captain We’re Sinking release debut video for ‘Don’t Show Bill’

Captain We’re Sinking have shared their first ever music video. It is for the song ‘Don’t Show Bill’, which is taken from their latest album, ‘The King of No Man’. This was released last month through Run for Cover Records. photo: Jessica Flynn →

Wednesday 19 July 2017

Listener release new video for ‘There’s Money in the Walls’

Listener have premiered their new video for ‘There’s Money in the Walls’ at Alternative Press. The band will also be releasing pieces of their forthcoming new album and follow up to 2013’s ‘Time Is a Machine’ on four volumes of 7″ vinyl. The first volume, ‘Being Empty : Being →

New Slow Crush video for ‘Dizzy’

Belgian shoegazers Slow Crush have released a new video for ‘Dizzy’ via Music & Riots Magazine. The song is taken from the band’s debut EP, ‘Ease’, which was released earlier this year via Dingleberry Records, Flood Records, White Russian Records and Kick Out the Jams. →

Olympians release new video for ‘Smaller Shards’

Norwich/London math/indie rockers Olympians have shared their new video for ‘Smaller Shards’. The track is taken from their debut album, ‘Reasons to Be Tearful’, which was released last year on Barely Regal Records (UK) and Neat Is Murder (IT). →

Big Nothing (Spraynard, Very Magic) unveil new song, ‘Cincinnati’

Featuring members of Spraynard, Crybaby and Very Magic, Big Nothing have shared their new song, ‘Cincinnati’, through WXPN’s The Key. It is taken from the Philly indie punks’ upcoming debut self-titled EP, which will be released on the 28th July via Asian Man Records. →

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