melodic modern rock

Kings County to release cover of the A Flock of Seagulls hit “I Ran” on August 14th 2020

Kings County, from Orlando, FL., has a new single that is a tribute to the 80s New Wave music scene with their in-your-face remake of A Flock of Seagulls mega hit “I Ran”, coming your way on August 14th, 2020.

Dexter says: “We’ve always been fans of the 80s new wave bands and their music really converts nicely to hard Rock. Whether the meaning of "I Ran" is someone running towards or away from something, Kings County’s version will have you banging your head while grabbing for a can of aquanet”.

Stand Atlantic to release new studio album “Pink Elephant” on August 7th 2020

Stand Atlantic have announced their new album “Pink Elephant” will be out August 7th, 2020, through Hopeless Records.

The band premiered the new music video and song for “Jurassic Park” live with fans on YouTube. Fans got the chance to chat with the band during the premiere to talk more about the new song and album. 

Ocean Hills to release debut album “Santa Monica” on September 25th 2020

Ocean Hills, featuring Zoli Téglás, have set to release their debut album “Santa Monica” on September 25th, 2020, via AFM Records.

He has been the voice of melodic hardcore band Ignite, but Zoli Téglás is a lot more than just that: Having also been fronting Pennywise and the Misfits temporarily, Téglás in addition has a nice resume of acting in Hollywood movies and is known as an activist for animal rights and environmental protection for many years.

Figures to release debut full-length album “Operating in Unsafe Mode” on July 17th 2020

From Parkway Drive to Northlane, Twelve Foot Ninja, Voyager and beyond, the Australian music scene has consistently produced a plethora of stand-out modern metal acts for fans to enjoy. Announcing pre-orders and the upcoming release of their debut album “Operating in Unsafe Mode”, Melbourne-based quintet Figures step up to join the fight with the release of the album’s first video single, “Underpaid Machinery”. Watch it below.

Black Rose Maze to release self-titled debut album on August 7th 2020

Black Rose Maze is singer Rosa Laricchiuta’s very own hard rock project. The album is comprised of driving hard rock that backs up Rosa’s unbelievably powerful voice.

This self-titled debut album is a showcase of Rosa’s own songs, together with a few cuts which were penned for Rosa by the likes of Clif Magness (Steve Perry, Avril Lavigne), Nasson (Chaos Magic, Sinner’s Blood), and Alessandro Del Vecchio (Hardline, JORN, Revolution Saints etc.).

Puddle Of Mudd to perform live stream concert at Whisky a Go-Go on June 6th 2020

Multi-Platinum-selling rock band Puddle Of Mudd will return to the stage to perform a live stream concert from the world famous Whisky a Go-Go in West Hollywood, California.

The concert is presented by The Oracle Live and Veeps and starts at 7 PM PST. Tickets are available here. General admission is $15, and the band also is offering a special $50 bundle, which includes a show ticket, as well as a video meet and greet with Wes and the band.

Broadside to release new studio album “Into the Raging Sea” on July 24th 2020

With an unrivaled passion and a deep determination to succeed, Broadside are thrilled to announce their forthcoming album, “Into the Raging Sea”.

Fans received their first taste of the record – set to be released on July 24th, 2020, via SharpTone Records – with recent single “Foolish Believer”. Today the band has shared follow up “The Raging Sea”. Watch the video bellow.
 

RED - Declaration

Well, I was never the biggest fan of alt/groove/nu/bro metal, with only a few tracks ever catching my fancy – but a genre I’ve also been rather uninterested in is extreme Christian metal. I mean, I’ll take some Stryper or the occasional power/neoclassical white metal bands (Joshua, Golden Resurrection etc.), but I hardly feel like I need spiritual guidance and catechesis.