New Music (5/13 — 5/19)

Wheels of Fire: “Scratch That Bitch”

This Gift Is A Curse: “Monuments for Dead Gods”

Torche: “Slide”

Hate: “Sovereign Sanctity”

Autopilot: “Undisguised”

The Virginmarys: “S.O.S.4.U.N.I.”

Slipknot: “Unsainted”

HellYeah: “Welcome Home”

Meridian: “Circle The Drain”

99 Crimes: “Devil In Your Dreams”

The Hives: “I’m Alive”

The Black Keys: “Go”

Grayscale: “Painkiller Weather”

Vulvodynia ft. Martin Matousek: “Nyaope”

Volbeat: “Leviathan”

Imminence: “Saturated Soul”

Alice In Chains: “Rainier Fog”

Trivium: “Drowning In The Sound”

Flight Paths: “Washed Away”

The Beautiful Monument: “Stay”

Yonaka: “Don’t Wait ‘Til Tomorrow”

Eat Your Heart Out: “Cold Hands”

Eat Your Heart Out: “Closer to the Sun”

One Bloody Reason: “Encore”

The Lacs: “Where My Rednecks At?”

The Treatment: “Luck of the Draw”

Crobot: “Keep Me Down”

Majesty: “Wasteland Outlaw”

Liv Sin: “Blood Moon Fever”

Take The Day: “Save Me Now”

Aviana: “My Worst Enemy”

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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5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#15)

1. Sisters Doll

A rock band from Australia. For fans of Poison, Thin Lizzy, the New York Dolls, etc. Sisters Doll just re-launched their single “Strutt,” and their album All Dolled Up is available now. Check out “Strutt” and “Good Day To Be Alive.”

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2. Sinful Lilly

Alternative/Hard rock from Kentucky. For fans of Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Wednesday 13, etc. Sinful Lilly has a few upcoming shows with Beasto Blanco, and they recently released their single “Wait Your Turn.” You can get their album, Moment of Clarity, on their official site. Sinful Lilly have also contributed to tributes for Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, Aerosmith, and more.

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3. Daze of June

Melodic Metal/Hardcore from Denmark. For fans of Five Finger Death Punch, All That Remains, Killswitch Engage, etc. Daze of June will be supporting Northlane on August 15th. Listen to “It Stays” and the title track from their album Heart of Silver.

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4. AsFireFalls

Hard Rock/Electronic/Post-Hardcore from Idaho. For fans of Asking Alexandria, Blessthefall, I See Stars, etc. AsFireFalls is currently on the road. They will be playing JoshuaFest this year. Here are “World in Grey” and “Glass Skeleton.”

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5. Silent Theory

Hard rock from Idaho. For fans of Breaking Benjamin, Trivium, Tremonti, etc. Silent Theory will be playing Rockin’ on the River in Clarkston, WA, on July 28th. Their newest album, Delusions, is available on iTunes. Check out “Watch Me Burn” and “Fragile Minds.”

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Avatar and Trivium to Tour North America in the Fall

Avatar announced today that they will be joining Trivium in the fall on their “The Sin and the Sentence World Tour.” Light the Torch will also be on the bill.

Full story here, via PlayItLoud Productions.

Dates:

  • 10/3 – Tampa, FL – The Ritz Ybor
  • 10/4 – Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theater
  • 10/5 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
  • 10/6 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva
  • 10/8 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
  • 10/9 – Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom
  • 10/11 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live
  • 10/12 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
  • 10/13 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory
  • 10/14 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
  • 10/16 – Cleveland, OH – House of Blues
  • 10/17 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
  • 10/19 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
  • 10/20 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub
  • 10/21 – Chicago, IL – House of Blues
  • 10/22 – St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
  • 10/23 – Fargo, ND – Sanctuary
  • 10/25 – Edmonton, AB – The Ranch Roadhouse
  • 10/26 – Calgary, AB – The Palace Theater
  • 10/28 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
  • 10/29 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
  • 10/30 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom
  • 10/31 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
  • 11/2 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
  • 11/3 – Berkeley, CA – UC Theatre