crossover punk

Tau Cross to release new studio album “Messengers of Deception” on August 9th 2019

Multinational punk/metal collective Tau Cross returns with their immersive third full-length titled “Messengers of Deception”, coming on August 9th, 2019, via Relapse Records.

Tau Cross features Amebix bassist/frontman Rob “The Baron” Miller, Voivod drummer Michel “Away” Langevin, and members of cult crust outfits Misery and War//Plague.
 

8kids to release new studio album “Bluten” on August 23rd 2019

The much-anticipated second album from the German post-hardcore trio 8Kids will be released on August 23rd, 2019!

It is entitled “Bluten” (German for bleeding – watch the album cover and you will discover the hint to the similar word “Blüten”, German for blooms).

Listen to the second single “Kraft” (German for power) below.

Pre order “Bluten” here.

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Rise Of The Northstar set to perform at Rockmaraton 2019

Vocalist Victor “Vithia” Leroy formed Rise Of The Northstar (ROTN) in 2008. He drew inspiration from bands like Rage Against The Machine and Slayer, as well as rap music and Japanese anime. More than 10 years later, the self-dubbed “biggest crossover band in Europe” is promoting a new full-length album as they’re set to play at Rockmaraton 2019.

TV Smith announces Spring 2019 UK Tour

Described as “one of the most important political songwriters in the U.K”, TV Smith has announced more solo shows in the UK, as well as the return of TV Smith & The Bored Teenangers.
 
All the way from Barcelona, TV Smith’s Catalonian band The Bored Teenagers return to Britain for a short tour in Spring 2019. Although known mainly as a solo artist these days, TV still plays a small amount of gigs with a full electric band backing him. He first met them when bassist BB Quattro invited him over to Spain in 2003 for a few concerts with his punk-pop band, Suzy & Los Quattro, fronted by their dynamic female vocalist Suzy Chain.

Skull Pit release new single “Blood Titan”

On November 16th, Metal Blade Records will finally release “Skull Pit”, the debut album by American/Japanese collaboration Skull Pit!

Skull Pit is a tale of two musicians from opposite sides of the heavy metal spectrum and the planet: Tatsu, hailing from Tokyo/Japan, is the bassist and mastermind behind the internationally acclaimed doom outfit Church Of Misery; Mem, from New York/USA, is the singer and front-man of German thrash pioneers Exumer!

For a preview of “Skull Pit”, the new single, “Blood Titan”, can be heard below.
 

Skull Pit release new single “Marauders”

On November 16th, Metal Blade Records will finally release “Skull Pit”, the debut album by American/Japanese collaboration Skull Pit!
 
Skull Pit is a tale of two musicians from opposite sides of the heavy metal spectrum and the planet: Tatsu, hailing from Tokyo/Japan, is the bassist and mastermind behind the internationally acclaimed doom outfit Church Of Misery; Mem, from New York/USA, is the singer and front-man of German thrash pioneers Exumer!
 
For a preview of Skull Pit, the new single, “Marauders”, can be heard below.

Pirate Copy launch new video for “Reckless Alice”

Unruly punk rock quartet Pirate Copy are plotting a fresh journey of rambunctious shenanigans, commencing with the launch of their brand new video for “Reckless Alice”.

Watch the video below.

The track is lifted from the band’s forthcoming album, “Swashbuckle & Swagger”, out on on October 26th, 2018, via Black Sail Records.

Cleverly merging the vigour of punk rock to the buccaneering backstory that underpins their Cornish heritage, Pirate Copy have caused a stir across the South West and beyond, leaving a plethora of livewire gigs, indomitable fun and memorable songs in their wake.