New Music (7/8 — 7/14)

Visions Of Atlantis: “Heroes Of The Dawn”

Ghost: “Faith”

Wage War: “Who I Am”

Underoath: “Loneliness”

Opeth: “Heart In Hand”

Alien Weaponry: “Blinded”

War of Ages: “Miles Apart”

Suicidal Angels: “Endless War”

Dream State: “Primrose”

Thousand Below: “Chemical”

Lusine ft. Jenn Champion: “Not Alone”

Banks: “Contaminated”

We Are Fury ft. Runn: “Memories”

Foxblood: “Mess Like Me”

Too Close to Touch: “F.I.N.E.”

Painting Promises: “Something To Believe”

Scott Stapp: “Gone Too Soon”

Young Other: “Between The Few”

Ruins: “It’s Not Unusual”

Asking Alexandria: “The Violence”

Ed Sheeran & Travis Scott: “Antisocial”

Exhorder: “My Time”

Jeremy Renner: “Main Attraction”

Of Monsters & Men: “Wild Roses”

The Score: “Stay”

PVRIS: “Death of Me”

Phoebe Ryan: “Build Me Up”

The Continual ft. Michael Lessard: “Take Me Home”

New Music (7/1 — 7/7)

Flight Paths: “Erasing the Gray”

blink-182: “Happy Days”

Ed Sheeran ft. Chris Stapleton and Bruno Mars: “Blow”

Landon Tewers: “Something To Lose”

The Contortionist: “Early Grave”

Shallowpoint: “Determined Angels”

Cultus Black: “You Make Me Sick”

Tori Lamour: “Crime Of The Century”

Attila: “Subhuman”

Wess Nyle: “I’m Sorry”

Nothgard: “Daemonium I”

Torche: “Admission”

Eclipse: “United”

Carnifex: “World War X”

BabyMetal ft. F. Hero: “Pa Pa Ya!

coldrain: “Coexist”

The Offering: “Ultraviolence”

Boys Like Girls: “The Soundtrack of My Summer”

Thy Art Is Murder: “Make America Hate Again”

Termina: “Lucid”

City State: “Crooked Walls”

Here At The End: “Come To Life”

Roseburg ft. Kellin Quinn: “RIP”

Pouya: “Mood Swing Misery”

Check This Out! “Medicine” by Darren Campbell

Darren Campbell is a Scottish singer/songwriter who blends indie and folk music with pop and rock in a sound not unlike Ed Sheeran or Jason Mraz. He has a new song entitled “Medicine.” You can listen on Spotify or watch the video below. If you enjoy what you hear, you can find more from Darren on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, BandCamp, or his official site.

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#18)

1. Meka Nism

Metal from Florida. For fans of Arch Enemy, Within Temptation, Nightwish, etc. Meka Nism just released their latest EP, The War Inside, in May and are now booking shows. Check out the title track and “Bring the Sun Back.”

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2. Love The Hate

Rock from Mobile, Alabama. For fans of 10 Years, Tantric, Chevelle, etc. Love The Hate recently opened for From Ashes to New and Bad Wolves at a hometown show. Their latest album, Burn, is available for purchase through various digital outlets. Get a taste of Burn on ReverbNation, and listen to “Bleed the Weak” now!

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3. A Light in the Darkness

Progressive metal from Texas. For fans of Lamb of God, Soilwork, early Trivium, etc. A Light in the Darkness currently has two EPs available — Conspire and Athens to Piraeus — on digital platforms such as iTunes and BandCamp. Here is “Ransom,” from Conspire.

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4. Skynd

Electronic/industrial/dubstep duo that formed in Australia. For fans of Sköld, Die Antwoord, Skrillex, etc. Skynd premiered their video for “Gary Heidnik” recently, which features Korn front man Jonathan Davis. This is my new favorite band. Thus far, their songs and videos have been delving into the minds of murderers, and I love it! Please check out both of their singles, “Elisa Lam” and “Gary Heidnik.”

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5. Hank the Businessman

Folk/progressive rock from Pennsylvania. For fans of Ed Sheeran, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, etc. Hank the Businessman released the Mountain EP in June. Here are my two favorite songs, “One” and “Tangled.”

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Let’s Talk Covers (Asking Alexandria Edition)

I know I’ve been posting about Asking Alexandria a lot lately — and here’s another one!

But seriously. I stumbled across the video of them covering Ed Sheeran and it made me wonder what other covers they had done. So here we are.

1. “Perfect” (Ed Sheeran cover)

2. “What I’ve Done” (Linkin Park cover)

3. “Right Now” (Akon cover)

4. “Closer” (Nine Inch Nails cover)

5. “Duality” (Slipknot cover)

There are several more. Hop on over to YouTube and check them out. You won’t regret it.