5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#31)

1. Alive

Glam rock from Italy. For fans of Mötley Crüe, Van Halen, Poison, etc. Alive released their debut album, Lookin’ for a Future, in March. Check out the first single, “Money & Control.”

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2. Ivory Picture Story

Rock/punk/pop from Kentucky. For fans of The Runaways, Blondie, The Donnas, etc. Ivory Picture Story announced on Halloween that their video for “E.V.I.L.” is coming soon! In the meantime, here is my personal favorite (so far), “Big Star.”

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3. Sweet Fever

Rock & roll from Nashville, Tennessee. For fans of Stealers Wheel, Jet, Jack White, etc. Sweet Fever released their sophomore EP, Ale Lounge, back in October. It is available on all streaming platforms. These guys are amazing in any form, so here is the acoustic version of “Escapin’ the Grind.”

And, just because, listen to “Roll On.”

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4. Victorius

Power metal from Germany. For fans of Dragonforce, Gloryhammer, Hammerfall, etc. Victorius recently released the wonderfully cheesy video for “Super Sonic Samurai” and have been announcing a slew of tour dates for 2020!

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5. Jet Setting

Alternative/rock from Tennessee. For fans of Queens of the Stone Age, Kings of Leon, The Black Keys, etc. Jet Setting has been working nonstop on new music, playing shows, doing interviews, and just generally trying to spread the word. The band released its debut EP, Lacey, earlier this year.

“Come Around”

“Pictures of Fame”

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New Music (8/26 — 9/1)

Dragonforce: “Heart Demolition”

coldrain: “The Side Effects”

Fit For An Autopsy: “The Sea of Tragic Beasts”

Rings Of Saturn: “The Husk”

blink-182: “Darkside”

Angels & Airwaves: “Kiss & Tell”

Cigarettes After Sex: “Heavenly”

Senses Fail: “Bastard Son”

Grayscale: “Baby Blue”

Super Whatevr: “better.”

Valiant Hearts ft. Philip Strand: “Wildfire”

Flying Colors: “You Are Not Alone”

Death Valley High vs. Chino Moreno: “Cavity – First Communion”

Crashdïet: “Rust”

Eskimo Callboy: “Hurricane”

Wind Rose: “Drunken Dwarves”

Betraying The Martyrs: “Down”

Angel Witch: “Don’t Turn Your Back”

Patty Gurdy: “Run”

Depeche Mode: “A Pain That I’m Used To”

Thousand Below: “Disassociate”

Blaze Bayley: “Eagle Spirit”

The Devil Wears Prada: “Lines Of Your Hands”

John Newman ft. Nina Nesbitt: “Without You”

Poets of the Fall: “My Dark Disquiet”

Beth Hart: “Bad Woman Blues”

Allan Rayman: “Pretty Please”

Amber Run: “The Darkness Has a Voice”

Vancouver Sleep Clinic: “Summer ’09”

James Blunt: “Cold”

New Music (7/29 — 8/4)

Lord of the Lost: “Till Death Us Do Part”

Diamante: “When I’m Not Around”

John 5 and the Creatures: “I Want It All”

Infected Rain: “Lure”

Hammerfall: “Dominion”

Red: “From The Ashes”

Northlane: “Eclipse”

Dayseeker: “Sleep Talk”

Hunt The Dinosaur: “Couchlock”

In Flames: “Voices”

DragonForce: “Highway To Oblivion”

Tom Keifer: “The Death of Me”

Korn: “Cold”

Alice Chater: “Tonight”

Wage War: “Prison”

Friendly Fires: “Silhouettes”

Sleep Token: “Dark Signs”

Acres: “Lullaby”

Starcrawler: “Bet My Brains”

MGLA: “Age of Excuse II”

Call Me Karizma: “Imaginary Illness”

Moonshine Bandits: “Do It Again”

Unprocessed: “Artificial Void”

Haley Reinhart: “Deep Water”

Rob Thomas: “Can’t Help Me Now”

Depeche Mode: “Home”

Jeremy Camp: “Should’ve Been Me”

Foster The People: “Imagination”

Roxy Blue: “Rockstar Junkie”

The Ferrymen: “A New Evil”

Equilibrium: “Path Of Destiny”

Unruly Child: “Will We Give Up Today”

Download Festival 2018

Download Festival is happening next weekend, June 8th — June 10th. In case you haven’t already seen the lineup, here it is!

There are a lot of good bands playing, you lucky peeps! Lol. If you’re going, have fun! ❤