alternative metal

Alexisonfire release new single “Familiar Drugs”

Iconic rock band Alexisonfire debuted a brand new song, “Familiar Drugs” today.

Produced by AOF’s long-time friend Karl Bareham (City and Colour) and mixed by Grammy-award winning Jacquire King (Tom Waits, Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse), the impassioned banger marks the first time the band has released new music as Alexisonfire in almost 10 years.

Life Of Agony announces new album “The Sound of Scars” - due out in Spring 2019

Brooklyn, NY’s Life Of Agony is currently tracking their highly anticipated sixth studio album “The Sound of Scars” with esteemed producer Sylvia Massy (Tool, System Of A Down) at her recording studio Studio Divine in Ashland, Oregon.

Additional recording will take place at various studios in New York. Sylvia Massy will also handle mixing duties for the album. “The Sound of Scars” is expected to drop this fall from Napalm Records.

Watch the album trailer below.

Defences announce new second vocalist, UK live shows and tease new video single “Shatter”

Following the release of their debut album “With Might and Main” in 2017, Hertfordshire’s alt-metal quintet Defences are thrilled to step back into the fray to unveil a treasure trove of announcements, starting with the welcoming of a new member to their fold!

Announced on the band’s social media at the start of 2019, newcomer William Young arrives to bolster their existing arsenal and compliment vocalist Cherry Duesbury’s cool, melodic grace with a fresh array of screamed vocal fury.

Worldwide Panic release lyric video for cover of Alanis Morrisette’s “You Oughta Know”

Worldwide Panic have released a lyric video for their cover of Alanis Morrisette’s 90s hit “You Oughta Know”.

Check out the lyric video below.

The track was mixed by legendary producer and engineer, Mike Plotnikoff (Chris Cornell, The Cranberries, KISS, Fear Factory, Aerosmith) and mastered by Joshua Wickman (KING 810, Within the Ruins, Motograter). The single has been released on all digital platforms.

In Flames release lyric video for new single “Burn”

We’re less than a month away from the highly anticipated release of In Flames thirteenth studio album, “I, The Mask” out on March 1st, 2019, via Nuclear Blast (worldwide, excl. North America) and Eleven Seven Music (North America).

In Flames unveil a fourth song from their upcoming album, adding to the over 10 million streams accumulated from the first three new tracks. Watch the lyric video accompanying the new anthem “Burn”, below.

Redshift to release debut album “Cataclysm” on April 26th 2019

Redshift prepare to make their mark with their forthcoming debut album, “Cataclysm”, which is out on April 26th, 2019.

The prog-metallers have also just unveiled a stunning new track, “Invasion”, - check it out below.

Rendering influence from a plethora of areas from seventies’ prog and classic Rock, to cutting metal and contemporary prog, Redshift have astutely worked to fuse their influences to create something brave, challenging, and whole-heartedly potent.

Avatar announces May & June 2019 North American Headlining Tour

In the midst of a mostly sold out European trek, Avatar has announced their return to North America on the aptly named “Avatar Country World Tour 2019”, presented by Revolver Magazine. Dates begin on May 16 in Buffalo, NY and stretch coast to coast before wrapping up in Las Vegas, NV on June 15 exactly thirty days later.
 

Wrong announces Spring 2019 European Headlining Tour

Miami noise rock/alt metal powerhouse Wrong announce headlining European tour dates throughout Spring 2019.

The tour begins April 12 in Germany and ends May 5 in Belgium including major festival appearances at Roadburn Festival and Desert Fest London. Wrong will be touring in support of their latest full-length album release “Feel Great”. All confirmed tour dates are available below.

European Tour Dates 2019:
12/04/19 - Tübingen (D) @ Eppelhaus
13/04/19 Essen (D) @ Cafè Nova

Fahran announces March 2019 UK Tour Dates

Nottingham’s hard rock / alternative metal 5-piece, Fahran, head out for a live run across the UK in March that will include festival appearances at Planet Rock’s Winters End and HRH AOR before heading out as special guests to Skarlett Riot.

The tour will see the band flexing its musical muscle, playing new songs that form the backbone to their next album, slated for release this Summer 2019.