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Bring Me The Horizon Release ‘Avalanche’ Video

Sheffield titans Bring Me The Horizon have released a new video for their track Avalanche from 2015 album That’s The Spirit.

The song is based around frontman Oli Sykes’ diagnosis with ADHD relatively recently and explores the momentum with which that kind of label hits, either positively or negatively.

The video itself is part live clip, part creative film but it makes for a pretty good watch so see it over at at Vevo (click here to see it).

The band are also playing a run of UK arena shows in the latter part of the year, see the poster below:

Fall Out Boy Release ‘Ghostbusters’ Single

The new remake of 80s cult film Ghostbusters has come with a full female cast to change it up a bit. Oh, and a title theme from Fall Out Boy.

The track is titled Ghostbusters (I’m Not Afraid) and it is loosely based on Ray Parker Jr‘s title track from the original, yet has a rather pop rock twist as you would expect from the band, not to mention a cameo from rapper Missy Elliot.

The new film, starring Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will be released July 15th.

Listen to the track below:

 

Fall Out Boy will also coheadline Reading & Leeds Festival alongside Biffy Clyro (tickets here for Reading and Leeds here):

Reading Leeds Lineup

 

 

Mayday Parade Release ‘Let’s Be Honest’ Video

Tallahassee, FL’s most famous export Mayday Parade have released a video for their track Let’s Be Honest.

The song is from 2015’s Black Lines which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Rock Albums Chart, #1 on the Alternative Albums Chart, and is available now on iTunes, Amazon and everywhere else!

View the video below:

 

Mayday Parade are also on the VANS WARPED TOUR this year, check out the dates below:
Jun 24 – Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Jun 25 – San Antonio, TX @ AT&T Center
Jun 26 – Houston, TX @ NRG Park-Main Street Lot
Jun 27 – New Orleans, LA @ Mardi Gras World
Jun 29 – Nashville, TN @ The Fairgrounds Nashville
Jun 30 – Atlanta, GA @ Lakewood Amphitheater
Jul 1 – St Petersburg, FL @ Vinoy Park
Jul 2 – Orlando, FL @ Tinker Field
Jul 3 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Perfect Vodka Amphitheater at South Florida Fairgrounds
Jul 5 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion
Jul 6 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach

Jul 7 – Syracuse, NY @ Lakeview Amphitheater

Jul 8 – Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion
Jul 9 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheater
Jul 10 – Hartford, CT @ The XFINITY Theatre
Jul 11 – Scranton, PA @ The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Jul 13 – Mansfield, MA @ Xfinity Center
Jul 14 – Darien Center, NY @ Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
Jul 15 – Burgettstown, PA @ First Niagara Pavilion
Jul 16 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion
Jul 17 – Holmdel, NJ @ P.N.C Bank Arts Center
Jul 19 – Noblesville, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Jul 20 – Cuyahoga Fallas, OH @ Blossom Music Center
Jul 21 – Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center
Jul 22 – Auburn Hills, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
Jul 23 – Tinley Park, IL @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jul 24 – Shakopee, MN @ Canterbury Park
Jul 26 – Milwaukee, WI @ Marcus Amphitheater
Jul 27 – Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
Jul 28 – Bonner Springs, KS @ Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
Jul 30 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Utah State Fairpark
Jul 31 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center Arena Lot
Aug 1 – Albuquerque, NM @ Balloon Fiesta Park
Aug 2 – Phoenix, AZ @ Phoenix Event Complex
Aug 5 – San Diego, CA @ Qualcomm Stadium at Jack Murphy Field
Aug 6 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater
Aug 7 – Pomona, CA @ Pomona Fairplex
Aug 9 – Las Vegas, NV @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Aug 11 – Nampa, ID @ Ford Amphitheater
Aug 12 – Auburn, WA @ White River Amphitheater
Aug 13 – Portland, OR @ Portland Expo Center

Aaron Gillespie Announces New Solo Acoustic Album

Underoath have just got back together after a five year break that saw drummer Aaron Gillespie drum on tour for Paramore, but he clearly likes to keep himself busy having just announced his debut solo acoustic album.

The record will be titled Out of the Badlands and will be released on Tooth & Nail and will be available on 19th August this year. It will feature original material as well as covers from the likes of  U2 and Bonnie Rait, and will be 10 tracks in length.

See the track listing and album art below:

Out of the Badlands Tracklisting
1. A Boy Brushed Red Living In Black and White
2. Can’t Make You Love Me
3. No I Don’t
4. Raspberry Layer Cake
5. Reinventing Your Exit
6. Say This Sooner
7. Southern Weather
8. Where the Streets Have No Name
9. The Fox
10. You Don’t Love Me Anymore
Lifelines

I Prevail Announce Debut LP ‘Lifelines’

Michigan post-hardcore/metalcore outfit I Prevail may be best known for their cover of Taylor Swift‘s Blank Space but their EP Heart Vs Mind was more popular than imagined. Together, they have led to a 500k strong Facebook following that has led to a huge amount of excitement for the new record, which has just been announced to be titled Lifelines.

The first single has been closely guarded, but despite the lack of information it has been announced by the band it will come on 1st July.

Lifelines will be available late summer/early autumn on Fearless Records.

View the album art below:

I Prevail Lifelines

The band are also on a North American tour with The White NoiseMy Enemies And I and Bad Seed Rising so see dates below (tickets available here):

14/7 Grand Rapids, MI – The Intersection
15/7 South Bend, IN – Cheers Pub
16/7 Cadott, WI – Rock Fest (IP only)
19/7 Saginaw, MI – Red Room @ Dow Center
20/7 Chicago, IL – Bottom Lounge
22/7 Madison, WI – The Majestic
23/7 Omaha, NE – Sokol Underground
24/7 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
26/7 Little Rock, AR – Metroplex
27/7Clarksville, TN – Warehouse
29/7 Cincinnati, OH – Bogarts
30/7 Detroit, MI – St. Andrews Hall
31/7 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar Bar
2/8 NY, NY – Gramercy Theatre
3/8 Philadelphia, PA – Theatre Of Living Arts
5/8 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
6/8 Bangor, ME – Rise Above Fest (IP only)
7/8 Montreal, QUE – Heavy Montreal (IP only)
9/8 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
10/8 Raleigh, NC – Lincoln Theatre
11/8 Charlotte, NC -The Underground
12/8 Jacksonville, NC – Hooligans
13/8 Bristol, TN – Patton-Crosswhite VFW
16/8 Memphis, TN – New Daisy
17/8 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues
18/8 Houston, TX – Bronze Peacock
19/8 Dallas, TX – Cambridge Room
21/8 Phoenix, AZ – Pub Rock
22/8 San Diego, CA – House of Blues
23/8 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
24/8 Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades
26/8 Denver, CO – Gothic
27/8 Colorado Springs, CO – The Black Sheep

Bastille Release ‘Good Grief’ Video

Alt-rock heroes Bastille released the first single from new album Wild World, titled Good Grief, last week and have debuted the video today.

The record comes as a follow-up to debut record Bad Blood‘s rerelease All This Bad Blood and will be released at some point later this year.

Frontman Dan Smith said: “We were excited to be able to work with NYSU (Wild Beasts, New Order) on the video which was shot over 6 or so days in Madrid. It is like a mad visual Rubik’s cube that takes a load of archetypal narrative scenarios and then twists and collides them together. We wanted to make something fun and chaotic and surreal that would serve as a fittingly odd accompaniment to the song.”

Watch the video below:

Terraform Reveal Enticing New Single ‘Atonement’

Birmingham-based prog metal quintet TERRAFORM have revealed the video for their new single titled Atonement, taken from their upcoming EP Adrift, which is due for a 15th July 2016 release.

The band said of the EP: “We have a lot of the similar attributes to that of many progressive metal bands. However, we focus more on the clean vocals, using more catchy melodies whilst still keeping to our roots. Listeners can expect to hear a new sound from Terraform, still within our bracket, but we focus far less on aggressive vocals in this EP, retaining many of our original influences but bringing in new and exciting aspects.”

Watch the video below:

Simulacrum Unveil New Additional Vocalist

Simulacrum have welcomed vocalist Erik Kraemer as an additional member to the band. His style is “a great asset both live and on the next studio album” which is currently in production. The record is “heading towards the modern realms of djent” so sounds like it may well be heavier than previous releases.

Through Erik possessing a higher pitched traditional metal sound, the band claim it will complement current vocalist Niklas “in a way that lets them both shine” while being different enough to be “easy to spot which one of them is singing on the songs”.

Check out the band’s site at http://www.simulacrum.fi/

Descendents Release New Video For Victim of Me

Veteran popular punk band Descendants are back after their break for years, and they’ve released yet another track.

This one is called Victim of Me taken from their latest record Hypercaffium Spazzinate, and it’s seriously punchy.

The record comes out 22nd July on Epitaph, so be sure to preorder it here!

Watch the video below:

The band are also doing a brief European tour later in the year, see the dates below:

04.08.16 Blackpool (UK) – Rebellion Fest – tickets
06.08.16 Hünxe (DE) – Ruhrpott Rodeo – tickets
09.08.16 Tolmin (SI) – Punk Rock Holiday – SOLD OUT
11.08.16 Eschwege (DE) – Open Flair Festival – tickets
11.-13.08.16 Gothenburg (SE) – Way Out West Festival – tickets
14.08.16 Helsinki (FI) – Flow Festival – tickets

Nothing Lies Beyond Release New Lyric Video For ‘Lost’

Tel-Aviv’s resident death metal band Nothing Lies Beyond have just posted details about their debut album Fragile Reality, set for release 22nd July 2016.

The band have also released a new lyric video for ‘Lost’, a track which captures the real Swedish metal essence from which the band draw a lot of inspiration. Drummer Ariel Lior said: “With the fast riffs, melodic choruses, quieter parts, and tasty soloing, this song really defines who Nothing Lies Beyond are.”

Listen to the song below: