modern hard rock

The Damned Things release lyric video for new single “Something Good”

Celebrated purveyors of heavy rock The Damned Things have released their 2nd single “Something Good”, taken from the band’s eagerly anticipated, upcoming album, “High Crimes”, due on April 26th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast Records.

Check out the lyric video for “Something Good” below.

Scott Stapp releases visualizer video for new single “Purpose for Pain”

Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum songwriter, vocalist, and frontman Scott Stapp has announced his upcoming album, “The Space Between the Shadows” (Napalm Records), is set for July release by unleashing a bombastic 1st single, “Purpose for Pain”, available now at all retailers, here. Listen to the new single below.

Merrick’s Tusk reveal music video for new single “Blueprint”

Fast rising post-hardcore foursome, Merrick’s Tusk, pull from a potent range of sources stemming from Thursday, Rival Schools, and At The Drive In, to Coheed And Cambria and the Deftones.

The ascending Nottingham combo release their much-anticipated debut album, “Between the Earth and the Trees”, on Friday 3rd May, 2019, via Undead Collective Records. Before then, the band have revealed a video for the single, “Blueprint” - watch the music video below.

Skam releases lyric video for new single “Bring the Rain”

Just prior to entering the studio to record fresh material, Leicester power-trio Skam release a new single from their acclaimed album, “The Amazing Memoirs of Geoffrey Goddard”.

“Bring the Rain” will be available on all major download and streaming platforms on Fri 22 March, 2019. The new single is accompanied by an illustrated lyric video produced by Drew Hamley at Unit 15 Productions.

Check out the lyric video for “Bring the Rain” below.

Sister Shotgun premieres music video for new single “Sacred Heart”

English rock band Sister Shotgun premieres the music video for “Sacred Heart”, a single from their debut album, entitled “Fragments”. The full-length album serves as a follow-up to the 2017 “Devour” EP. “Fragments ”will be available worldwide on April 19th, 2019, via Pavement Entertainment.

As Strange As Angels to release debut EP “Mirror Mirror” on April 26th 2019

Dallas, Texas based As Strange As Angels is former Murder FM front man Norman Matthew’s passion project. He has released a new single “Mirror Mirror”, and it’s already been added to Spotify’s Rock Hard and Loudwire’s Weekly Wire playlist. The single is also the title track from the forthcoming debut EP, which drops on April 26th, 2019.

Royal Republic to release new studio album “Club Majesty” on May 31st 2019

Sweden’s four-man rock sensation and party machine Royal Republic proudly presents “Fireman & Dancer”, the newest and arguably sexiest member in the band’s armada of relentless mood-boosters!

Packed with guitar-riffs the size of Mount Everest, pow-pow-pounding rhythms and lyrics that make Dr. Feelgood himself sweat bullets - it is your solution to, well, everything!

Royal Republic signs worldwide deal with Nuclear Blast Records

Nuclear Blast are proud to announce the worldwide signing of Sweden’s four-man rock sensation and party machine Royal Republic. Welcome to the family!

“We’re stoked to officially have Nuclear Blast be part of the Royal Republic family! After three divorces, we’re sure we found the right one this time! It’s with tremendous excitement we look into the future, together. Hopefully. Just kidding. Seriously stoked!”, says vocalist Adam Grahn.


Hi Kostas and welcome to Grande Rock. You debut album “Nadir” is truly remarkable. You did a great job on every part, kudos!
K: Thank you very much for the good words on our debut album and for hosting us in your ezine!
Hence, do tell us when and how the band was formed.