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Otep to release new studio album “Kult 45” on July 27th 2018

Iconic rockers Otep are about to unveil they’re most uncompromising, candid, all-inclusive and controversial assessment of the current residing political regime that they have ever released in the form of their eighth full-length album, aptly titled “Kult 45”.

Drawing influences from politically-charged recording artists of the past but allowing her artwork to remain fully and undeniably Otep, Otep Shamaya continues her nearly two-decade invasion of the senses on July 27th, 2018, when “Kult 45” drops via Napalm Records. This is Otep like you’ve never heard them before.

Skindred release music video for new single “That’s My Jam”

UK Ragga Rockers Skindred have released a new single & video for “That’s My Jam”, from the upcoming new album “Big Tings”, which will be released on April 27th, via Napalm Records.

Watch the video for “That’s My Jam” below.

The video for the new single features a special appearance by Hollywood actor and all round bad guy Patrick Bergin best known for his roles in the classic films Sleeping with the Enemy & Patriot Games as well as recently starring in the UKs biggest TV show EastEnders as Aidan Maguire.

Otep announces Summer 2018 North American Headlining Tour

Iconic rockers Otep recently announced the upcoming release of their eighth full-length album, scheduled to release later this year via Napalm Records.

Otep frontwoman Otep Shamaya says: “After every album there's an overwhelming sense of excitement, but this time it's in the stratosphere. This time, we hold nothing back. It's an uncompromising power-groove eruption of expert musicality destined to make some necks sore and spirits soar and with lyrical and stylistic freedoms which makes this feel like the most authentic album to date”.
 

Arcadia to release new single “Kickback” on April 13th 2018

Arcadia announce their arrival with the release of their new single, “Kickback”, which lands everywhere on April 13th, 2018.

Manchester quintet, Arcadia, take from the groove of Limp Bizkit fused with the venom of Rage Against The Machine, and it doing so, hurl out alluring crossover rap-infused metal that will ignite and excite.

The band's debut EP, “Hunting Season”, opened doors for the five-some and firmly placed the crossover combo onto the Manchester scene. Sharing stages with the likes of Tequila Mockingbird, Asteroid Boys, and Dubwar has further served to increase Arcadia's emerging reputation.

Skindred release first music video for track “Machine”

Big songs, big sound, big tings! “Machine” is the first single from Skindred's upcoming album entitled “Big Tings” – out on April 27th, 2018, via Napalm Records.

Skindred has already released a first album appetizer in the form of a teaser for the track “Machine”. Now it's time to unleash the full music video, which features actor and stunt man Neil Chapelhow best known for his work in new films Wonder Woman, Fantastic Beasts and where to find them, The Commuter, King Arthur and many more.

Watch the music video for “Machine” below.

Otep aims to incite social change with upcoming album - set to be released in mid/late 2018

Groundbreaking art-rock performer, author and spoken word artist Otep is thrilled to divulge new, behind-the-scenes information about her upcoming, currently untitled, full-length album.

The album – her eighth overall and second with Napalm Records – is scheduled to hit stores later this year.

Otep and her band are currently recording at The Lair in Los Angeles, completely utilizing the same equipment used on their first album, “Sevas Tra” (down to her original vocal microphone, a Shure Beta 58), in order to create a sound reminiscent of their roots. The Lair is also where Otep recorded “Smash the Control Machine”, the band's fourth release.

Skindred to release new studio album “Big Tings” on April 27th 2018

Ragga rock legends Skindred are proud to announce a first teaser for the track “Machine” ahead of their forthcoming UK “Start the Machine Tour”.

“Machine” will be the first single from the band's upcoming album titled “Big Tings” due out on April 27th, 2018, on Napalm Records.

Fathoms announce February 2018 UK Farewell Tour

Brighton bruisers Fathoms have comprehensively toured throughout the UK and Europe, as well as undertaking successful tours in the USA, China, South Korea and Japan.

The fivesome's current and last album, “Counter Culture”, is bursting from the seams with stocky NuMetal-esque riffs, rap crossovers, immense choruses, and contagious grooves.

Their final video, “Slip Away” - can be viewed below.

Next month, the UK heavyweights bid farewell, and honour their successes in a final send-off tour for their already hearty fanbase.

Fathoms to release new studio album “Counter Culture” on December 1st 2017

With a revitalised line-up and an exciting new sound, UK metalcorers Fathoms return to release their blistering second studio album, “Counter Culture”, which arrives on December 1st, 2017.

However, before then, the band have revealed a new track and video, “B.E.L.I.E.V.E”, watch it below.

Rebel Beat - Steel Dust

I could clearly tell Rebel Beat (a Goo Goo Dolls song reference?) were not Americans right off the bat, but initially I could not tell where they’re from. Initially I thought Italy, but after a search it was proven to be actually Moscow, Russia. Oops, just 1000 or more miles to the East then... my mistake.