5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#29)

1. Dyne Side

Alternative post-hardcore from Florida. For fans of Bring Me the Horizon, At the Drive-In, Armor For Sleep, etc. Dyne Side is currently booking shows for the summer. Here is their latest single, “Sink or Swim.”


2. Akadia

Steampunk rock from Louisiana. For fans of Hinder, Seether, 12 Stones, etc. Akadia has a headlining show on May 25th at Southport Hall in NOLA. Check out “Turn Away.”


3. The Amatory Murder

Alternative rock from the East Coast/NYC. For fans of Sisters of Mercy, The Birthday Massacre, Joy Division, etc. The Amatory Murder has a few shows lined up (you can find the dates here), and they will be doing a new stage show! Listen to “U & I” now!


4. The Spacesuit Junkies

Urban House Music from Georgia. For fans of Bastille, The Chainsmokers, Akon, etc. The Spacesuit Junkies are hard at work building their brand, and they have promised more to come in 2019.

“It’s Your Life”


5. The Royal

Melodic metalcore from The Netherlands. For fans of August Burns Red, Northlane, Parkway Drive, etc. The Royal just released Deathwatch in March and will be touring in support of the album throughout the year! You can purchase the record here.



5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#27)

1. receiver

Alternative rock from California. For fans of 311, Incubus, At the Drive-In, etc. receiver has begun recording their first full-length album. You can hear their Channels E.P. on Soundcloud.

“Fake Woke (’98)”


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Melodic metalcore from the UK. For fans of Asking Alexandria, Of Mice & Men, Bullet For My Valentine, etc. Deadthrone signed with Arising Empire earlier this month and released the single, “Feel.” Check it and “Our Legacy” out below.


3. A Scent Like Wolves

Metal/Alternative from Pennsylvania. For fans of A Skylit Drive, While She Sleeps, Attila, etc. A Scent Like Wolves plans to record a new LP this year!

“American Winter”

“Hands of Porcelain”

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4. DK-Zero

Industrial/Electronic music with members hailing from Wales and Washington. For fans of Nyxx, Nine Inch Nails, Ministry, etc. DK-Zero will be releasing a new EP this summer. They just posted their next single, “Boom Boom,” to their Patreon. Here are two other tracks: “iFeel” and “Turn Up the Hate.”

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5. For a Life Unburdened

Metalcore from Canada. For fans of Parkway Drive, Killswitch Engage, As I Lay Dying, etc. For a Life Unburdened has promised a lot of new content in 2019! For now, listen to two songs from their debut album, Contempt/Clarity: “Run Away” and “Clarity.”


Album of the Week: The American Satan soundtrack

The American Satan soundtrack is so ridiculously good! Seriously, I need The Relentless to actually tour. Lol. I would go see them in a heartbeat!

May 2018 Album Releases


-Cara Stacey & Camilo Ángeles: Ceder

-CMD094: Ghost Station

-Drew Daniel/John Wiese: Continuous Hole


-Carb on Carb: For Ages


-Iceage: Beyondless

-Shakey Graves: Can’t Wake Up

-DJ Koze: Knock Knock

-Parkway Drive: Reverence

-Louise Goffin: All These Hellos

-Reuben and The Dark: Arms of a Dream

-Plan B: Heaven Before All Hell Breaks Loose

-R.F. Shannon: Trickster Blues

-The Dirty Coal Train: Portuguese Freakshow

-Vive Le Void: Vive Le Void

-Eternal Summers: Every Day It Feels Like I’m Dying

-Ecstatic Vision: Under the Influence

-Leon Bridges: Good Thing

-Cut Worms: Hollow Ground

-Shinedown: Attention Attention

-Skating Polly: The Make It All Show

-MORO: Irrelevant

-High Sunn: Missed Connections

-Daniel Blumberg: Minus

-Middle Kids: Lost Friends

-Frank Turner: Be More Kind

-Hoodrich Pablo Juan: HoodWolf2

-Black Moth Super Rainbow: Panic Blooms

-Royce da 5’9: Book of Ryan

-Jess & Matt: Songs From the Village

-Belly: Dove

-Peace: Kindness is the New Rock and Roll

-The Lacs: Dirt Rock


-Leviathan: Unfailing Fall Into Naught


-Snoopy Mane: Love Is Real


-Beach House: 7

-Jess Williamson: Cosmic Wink

-The Body: I Have Fought Against It, But I Can’t Any Longer

-La Luz: Floating Features

-Soft Kill: Savior

-Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino

-Slow Mass: On Watch

-Gold Connections: Popular Fiction

-Boys: Rest in Peace

-The Death Wheelers: I Tread on Your Grave

-Charlie Puth: Voicenotes

-Bad Wolves: Disobey

-Ry Cooder: The Prodigal Son

-Sevendust: All I See is War


-John Maus: Addendum

-Ryley Walker: Deafman Glance

-Elder Brother: Stay Inside

-Maluma: F.A.M.E.

-Frog Eyes: Violet Psalms

-Pema: Bad Habits

-TT: LoveLaws

-Buck Meek: Buck Meek

-Remember Sports: Slow Buzz

-Amorphis: Queen of Time

-Alkaloid: Liquid Anatomy

-Ash: Islands

-Jon Allen: Blue Flame

-At the Gates: To Drink From the Night Itself

-Five Finger Death Punch: And Justice For None

-The Sidekicks: Happiness Hours

-Echo & the Bunnymen: The Stars, the Oceans, and the Moon


-Mouse on the Keys: tres


-Ryan Roxie: Imagine Your Reality

-Wand: Perfume

-Dyslexic Postcards: The Sweet Science

-CHVRCHES: Love is Dead

-Shawn Mendes: Shawn Mendes

-Chad Valley: Imaginary Music

-Hoobastank: Push Pull

-Bleeding Through: Love Will Kill All

-Graveyard: Peace

-Jonathan Davis: Black Labyrinth

-Snow Patrol: Wildness

-Dear Nora: Skull Example

-Jo Passed: Their Prime


-Chepang/Test: Split