Collective Soul — “Vent”
Lady Gaga: “Your Song” (Elton John cover)
Dark Summer: “Look What You Made Me Do” (Taylor Swift cover)
Sex Pistols: “My Way” (Frank Sinatra cover)
Paramore — “Brick By Boring Brick”
Pop/punk from Pennsylvania. For fans of A Day to Remember, Simple Plan, New Found Glory, etc. Carousel Kings are currently in the studio working on a new record. For now, check out “Grey Goose” and “Bad Habit,” both from the album Charm City.
2. Of Virtue
Melodic metal from Michigan. For fans of Slipknot, Atreyu, Sevendust, etc. Of Virtue will be busy touring for the remainder of 2018; their last show of the year will be December 8th at The Loft in Lansing, Michigan. Here are “Torn Apart” and “Ghost Town,” two of my personal favorites.
3. Era 9
Self-proclaimed “trap rock” from Canada. For fans of In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, The Chainsmokers, Papa Roach, etc. Era 9 just released their newest video for “Black Widow (Tick Tock),” which can be found here. In addition, listen to “Hero” and “Scripture.”
Hard rock from California. For fans of Avenged Sevenfold, Bad Wolves, Danny Worsnop, etc. Eclipsica just released the video for “Reflections,” and their debut EP, Transcend, is available now!
Rap/hip-hop from Georgia. For fans of G-Eazy, Eminem, NF, etc. Boze has finished recording his debut album, Donut Try This at Home, which will be released this fall. He will finish 2018 with his band Almost Kings, opening for Sevendust during their three day Home stint in Atlanta. Check out the first two singles from Boze, “Savagery” and “Loud.”
Simple Minds — “Don’t You (Forget About Me)”
5 Seconds of Summer — “She’s Kinda Hot”
Farewell, My Love — “Portraits”
1. Powerman 5000: “Electric Avenue” (Eddy Grant cover)
2. Rasputina: “I Want You to Want Me” (Cheap Trick cover)
3. Avenged Sevenfold: “Wish You Were Here” (Pink Floyd cover)
P!nk — “Try”
Badfinger — “No Matter What”