Jun 292022
 

Technical death metal band Becoming The Archetype have announced their return from hiatus. To that end their first studio album since 2012’s I Am has just been announced for an August 26th release. Solid State Records will be issuing that effort, which the band have christened “Children Of The Great Extinction“.

A first single from it, ‘The Lost Colony’ has been shared online in advance. Check out the music video below.

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May 062022
 

Opponent is a metal band from Seattle, WA fronted by vocalist, guitarist, & videographer Andy Maier

They have joined the Solid State Records family. Check out the video for their new single ‘Betrayed’ below.

Lighting Director: James McKenna / R90 Lighting
Director of Photography: Zac Schwiet

Stream ‘Betrayed’ wherever you get your music — http://ffm.to/betrayed

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Jun 262021
 

Solid State Records have signed Michigan-based metalcore band Spirit Breaker. An August 13th release date has been set for the band’s new album “Cura Nata” with the previously released first single ‘Pure Fury & Wonder’ streaming below.

A press release said of the album:
”Cura Nata‘ delves deep into the underbelly of human emotion. Intricate sounds meet booming riffs, resulting in the band’s heaviest, lengthiest, and most experimental project to date. By highlighting personal and relatable struggles with truth and grit, the project matches sincerity with gloom, illuminating an imaginative group of storytellers bent on relating to one another. Remaining consistent in their agenda, Spirit Breaker is and will always be a band whose music tells the truth.’

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Apr 082021
 

The Devil Wears Prada will release a new EP, “ZII”, on May 21 via Solid State Records.

The original “Zombie” EP dropped all the way back in August 2010 and remains an intense fan favorite. While not a chronological release in the The Devil Wears Prada catalog, “ZII” is the next chapter.

“There’s no question that the ‘Zombie’ EP is a fan favorite and a record that really set the pace for us as a heavier band,” The Devil Wears Prada said, offering insight into this EP in relation to their catalog. “A goal we had for this EP was to pay tribute to ‘ZI’ while honing in on the characteristics that we enjoy about heavy music today and the directions we want to see it heading.”

The band continued: “We just had our first song go to radio with ‘Chemical’, and now in the same year, we will be releasing the heaviest music of our career with ‘ZII’. This isn’t just a new chapter for the ‘Zombie’ EP; this is a new chapter for us as a band, and an opportunity to lean into both sounds in ways that feel better than ever. We’ve found our footing with these six members. Now we’re stepping on the gas and not letting up.”

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Mar 042021
 

San Diego’s The Undertaking! have newly signed with Solid State Records. Below you can check out their new single, ‘Oh, Negative’, which they released to coincide with the signing announcement.

The Undertaking! is a rock band from San Diego, California. Its founding members—Brent Jasperse, Keith Butsko, and Austin Visser—were in the band before they even knew they’d created it, having spent their youths playing songs in each other’s childhood homes.

It wasn’t until a revelation in early 2018 that the trio realized they’d been crafting something for decades: legitimate music. They invited James Moyer and Johnny Mercuri to the party and formally established The Undertaking!.

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