Jun 242018
 

South Dakota metal band Earth Groans have premiered their new song recently. You can check out the stream for their song ‘Heathen Heart’ below.

During the past three years, the band have toured across the continental U.S. with their music and message.

“We want to be a ministry first, and a band second” says vocalist Jeremy SchaefferEarth Groans debut EP, “Renovate“ has been released in May 2017 via Solid State Records“Renovate” is five songs of chaotic and dissonant metallic hardcore but deeply introspective. Continue reading »

Jun 232018
 

With three EP releases under their belt, Weathered have joined the Facedown Family adding a refined, superbly crafted debut LP to their discography. In their new album “Stranger Here”, Weathered reveals perfectly counterbalanced subtleties of shoe-gaze with ample alt rock allure.

Weathered address strong lyrical themes on Stranger Here, making grace and forgiveness the nucleus of the album. The Minnesota four-piece reveal the mission statement behind the title of the album: “Our natural desire to run away from God and do things that are spiritually detrimental to us can make us feel like strangers around the people we’re supposed to be closest to.” Stranger Here lays bare the flaws of humanity, but it also whispers grace, and reveals a warm glimmer of hopefulness. Continue reading »

Jun 222018
 

For a band that’s been together since 2012, Abandoned By Bears is just hitting their prime with ‘Headstorm,’ their spirited new single out today. The track comes from their upcoming sophomore album, “Headstorm,” set for release on August 24, 2018. Watch ‘Headstorm’ below.

“Even if you have the clearest view on life, on what you want to reach or where you want to go,

new obstacles will come along setting you off course. ‘Headstorm’ is about taking the most important goal of your life and keep striving for it when this mystery called life throws you curve balls,” laments bassist Gustav Ericksson. “The video speaks for itself. We took a look at today’s pop culture to poke fun at situations you would see a more ‘baller’ artist in. It’s all in good fun and we had a blast making it!” Continue reading »

Jun 222018
 

Living In Victory releases its “Freeman” EP, a passionate and raucous four song eruption of old school punk and hardcore, over catchy grooves and searing guitar hooks. Building on the momentum from their acclaimed “Be The Change” full length debut, Los Angeles based Living In Victory (formerly known as LIV.) continues to address social issues of today’s youth, and life as an outsiders united through the hardcore scene. Hard-charging, emotional and urgent, Freeman stomps through traditional musical barriers to deliver a listener experience that earns constant replays.

Living In Victory features vocals from Matthew Salamante, Jason Diaz on bass, two new guitar players Jeremy Tudon and Christopher Pigao, and the indomitable Tony Esquivel on drums. Continue reading »

Jun 222018
 

With a new label home of Victory Records, Stockholm rock quintet Like Torches have separated themselves from Sweden’s music scene since their debut, 2013’s Keep Your Head High. Burning like their namesake, these five emotionally charged individuals are set to release “Loves And Losses,” later this fall. The proof is in the first single released, ‘Silver Lines.’

“We have never met a label as enthusiastic and excited about Like Torches as Victory, so we are all intrigued to see what we can accomplish together,” explains vocalist Jonathan Karn. “It is an honor to be working with a label that has released so many of the legendary records we grew up listening to.” Continue reading »