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Genre Synergy™ is where musical kindred spirits unite!

Each day, we curate the finest and best new tracks across various genres. From Indie-Rock to Alternative Pop to Metal & Hard-Rock, find your next favorite tune here.

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A Lot Of Luck

Canada is known for being the birthplace of great artists, and this holds true for Adam Ashten, a talented musician and composer from the city of Nanaimo who is here today to gift us his latest musical masterpiece, titled 'A Lot Of Luck.'

This has been a year filled with significant achievements for Ashten, with numerous successful releases; 'A Lot Of Luck' stands as his ninth single of the year. Together, these releases have accumulated thousands of plays on his socials, with the latest one already surpassing 4,200 plays on Spotify to date.

Ashten's style has a captivating effect on rock enthusiasts, skillfully combining elements of diverse subgenres of rock music. He blends the classic with the contemporary in a masterful way that proves his versatility and authenticity. This release not only reinforces this premise but also highlights his ability and uniqueness to create solid musical pieces — true anthems that deeply resonate with the audience.

'A Lot Of Luck' is an emotionally charged track that distinguishes itself from his previous works, notably in its sound, which leans more towards classic rock and even incorporates elements of 90s Britpop. This song explores a compelling theme centered on the 'here and now,' employing skillful lyric composition with tangible elements serving as thought-provoking metaphors. It encourages listeners to take a moment to carefully observe the often-overlooked aspects of their surroundings, emphasizing that even the smallest details can bring genuine happiness, inviting us to appreciate life for what it offers each day.

The instrumentation work presents itself in a perfect balance, allowing each musical instrument to shine both collectively and individually in the mix. Coupled with Adam's distinctive voice perfomance, which establishes an intimate connection with the listener from the first notes, 'A Lot Of Luck' is undoubtedly one of his standout works, serving as a true hymn and a wake-up call for those facing difficulties and adversity in life.

Destiny Road (Remix)

What happens when you blend classical elements with modern production techniques? It's pure magic! "Destiny Road," the rock anthem by the musical mastermind Gary Dranow and The Manic Emotions, is here to delight us with a reimagined version of its original counterpart from 1997 in its remixed form.

This captivating project seamlessly merges the expertise of numerous international talents in the rock scene, with renowned musicians Gary Dranow leading the band and Klim Apalkov overseeing the new production process. In this song, the band invites us to explore Dranow's deep appreciation for the sense of belonging and the quest for our true home as he navigates through life.

With an enchanting lyrical composition, "Destiny Road" paints vivid images in the minds of listeners, utilizing powerful metaphors to guide them on an intense journey towards an ideal place we all aspire to reach in the course of our lives. However, this song's brilliance extends beyond its theme; the music itself electrifies with a combination of classic guitar riffs, energetic percussion fills, and commanding vocals that align perfectly with the song's message, making it a true anthem for this emotional journey that encourages us to remain steadfast and optimistic.

We invite you to experience this rock gem and explore Gary Dranow's and The Manic Emotions' complete discography, which is already available on all music platforms!

Revenge of the ScarJo

Hailing from Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, The Margaret Hooligans stand as a powerful band not only redefining the alternative and indie rock sound but also leaving an indelible mark on the current musical scene. With their latest release, 'Revenge Of The ScarJo,' officially launched on October 24, 2023, this talented musical duo offers a sneak peek into what's to come on their upcoming fourth album, 'ThunderHole Rock n’ Roll,' set to be released soon.

Their sound incorporates elements from various sub-genres of rock, ranging from the rawest Noise Rock and Garage to elements of alternative hard rock, creating an immersive experience that will draw you into their organic and electrifying sound. 'Revenge of the ScarJo' results in an effective combination of musical devices that evoke the essence of a vintage record, yet with the best qualities of modern recording techniques, creating a captivating sonic landscape that balances both aspects perfectly.

Women

"Women" by Dirty Mitts, a recently released rock anthem, opens with a captivating Saturday night vibe, full of mischief and allure. Yet, as the track unfolds, it reveals a deeper appreciation for women.

With the clever inclusion of the line, "give me women on equal pay," the song serves not only as a catchy hook but also as a nod to contemporary themes prevalent in today's music. Dirty Mitts skillfully blends classic rock elements with a modern sensibility.

This transition from playfulness to reflection gives "Women" its unique and distinctive flavor, setting it apart from traditional rock ballads. It's a celebration of the diverse facets of womanhood, beautifully portrayed in the accompanying music video.

"Women" by Dirty Mitts is a fresh and memorable addition to the current rock scene, making it a must-have track for your daily playlist. 🎵🚀💃

Love On Hold

Ready to experience the the purest essence of garage-rock? introducing wht.rbbt.obj, an electryfing indie rock band from the vibrant city of Chicago, Illinois that delights us today with their latest single titled "Love On Hold".

wht.rbbt.obj ("White Rabbit Object") is a "femme fatale" fronted, guitar driven alternative rock band that originally started as a secret side project for a married couple, Frank and River Rabbitte. Nowadays, the band has gathered new talents and evolved into a formidable four-piece group.

Drawing inspiration from a diverse range of subgenres within the rock music realm, wht.rbbt.obj showcases their ability to seamlessly blend elements from punk, garage, and alternative rock, resulting in a exciting and immersive experience. With "Love On Hold," they've channeled their eclectic influences into a musical masterpiece that is sure to send shivers down your spine from the very first notes!

Ball&Chain (with The Smackbar)

Today at Bad Wolf Records, we are pleased to welcome the incredible band Eruption Artistique, a musical collective hailing from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Comprising talented musicians who join forces to completely shake up the current music scene.

Their latest studio release, "Ball&Chain (With the Smackbar)," was officially premiered on December 11th. This song serves as their second single of 2023, emerging as a successful collaboration that blends elements from various musical genres, making it nearly impossible to categorize this band into a single genre. However, they carry the essence of rock deep within their melodies, sharp guitar riffs, and a powerful percussion.

The authenticity of Eruption Artistique is palpable from the first note. Its a band full of energy and euphoria, not only capable of creating incredibly catchy songs but also delivering an auditory experience that heightens the senses. With a comprehensive and rich instrumentation that magnificently employs numerous musical instruments, some of which are unconventional in the rock genre, such as the saxophone and minor percussion elements, they create a sonic amalgamation that gives rise to a vibrant mixture, imbuing it with a spontaneous and organic character.

Regarding their incredible instrumental work, Sara, the vocalist, asserts herself with originality and incredible flair. Her melodies traverse powerful vocal lines with filtering effects that inspire a sense of empowerment, transitioning to harmonies that are simply celestial, inviting the listener to undergo a complete auditory catharsis.

Another noteworthy aspect is how they craft their own structure in each of their songs. For instance, in "Ball&Chain," their electrifying guitar solos not only hold a distinct place within the song but also serve as a bridge, connecting its different sections in a unique manner. In this way, Eruption Artistique is one of those bands that seamlessly merge the creativity of the human mind with the skill of music as a discipline, providing an incredible surprise from the first listen. They are the kind of band you hear on the radio or in a movie soundtrack, making you go crazy to write down their name anywhere as fast as possible, then search for them on Spotify to immerse yourself in their discography.

Eruption Artistique is undoubtedly an incredible discovery for anyone fortunate enough to experience their music. That's why we're making things easy for you now. Catch them on Bad Wolf Radio during December/January on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays! Also, don't forget to give them a follow on their socials; 🤘

Masks

Televised Mind, an electryfing rock band hailing from the UK that recently crash-landed on the global stage and has captured the attention of thousand listeners worldwide has come to Bad Wolf Records to showcase not only their talent and skill to create a rich tapestry of sounds, but also, their capability of redefine the alternative rock sound as it is.
Televised Mind mixes elements from diverse sub-genres of rock to create a unique and authentic essence that defines their sonic identity, thus creating a powerful experience from start to finish in every of their songs.
Their latest release titled “Masks” stands as their most ambicious masterpiece til the date, featuring energic percussion rythms from hard rock, sharp guitar riffs and a commanding voice that will invite you to headbang with it.
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the magic of Televised mind and follow them on their social media!

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Blood Or Wine?

Saving Vice is an independent metalcore act from Vermont. Since their inception in 2017, they quickly gained notoriety in the New England metal scene with their unparalleled high-energy live performance and have since branched out on a national level with two full US headliners, multiple festival appearances and support outings with other renowned artists from the scene. Their music and live energy are paradoxically nostalgic as well as refreshing; reminiscent of classic, ‘09 metalcore blended with the contemporary genre trend. Their lyrics highlight real-world topics such as addiction, loss and heartbreak and their compositions are beautiful and melodic, yet unapologetically brutal and dark.

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Mill Session (Live Set)

Abrasive Trees, is what we like to call a true "auditory delight," and beyond merely being an incredible band, this group of talented musicians brings a complete sonic experience that is truly mind-blowing. Virtual Reality Devices? Who needs that trash! "Mill Session," their latest audiovisual production, promises to take listeners on a musical journey that will transport their senses to a totally new dimension.

Through its 20 minutes of extension, the talented band from Totnes, UK, not only showcases three of their most exquisite masterpieces but also provides detailed insights into the inspiration behind each composition.

Tracklist:

1. Star Sapphire: written by Matthew Rochford
2. Tao To Earth: written by Matthew Rochford
3. Kali Sends Sunflowers: written by Matthew Rochford

From experimental sounds that challenge your consciousness to elements combining influences from post-rock, noise, and grunge, "Mill Session" is full of surprises and promises to captivate you from the first seconds. The authentic sound of their instrumentation, traveling through carefully crafted auditory landscapes, not only demonstrates Abrasive Trees' mastery in terms of composition but also reveals their expertise as performers. They let spontaneity flow through the music, showcasing the intense musical synergy among each member, where each one functions as a key piece to achieve a complete sonic experience.

Today, we are pleased to present this incredible session on Bad Wolf Radio, and it will be available throughout the months of December and January for the delight of our rock lovers community.

However, we extend a warm invitation to everyone to experience this live session to its fullest expression in its video version, which is already available on YouTube, and you can find it at the following link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qaxvOCY8Kic

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Roots

Deadweight, an outstanding metalcore band from Tampa, United States, has just released their latest banger called "Roots." Comprised of Eric Stillwell, Ronnie Cooper, Brandon Weaver, and Jacob Merkley, this band is ready to blow your mind with their heavy breakdowns and two-step sections designed to get even your 80-year old grandpa into the pit. Drawing inspiration from bands like Currents, Wage War, and Hollow Front, Deadweight has managed to craft a unique signature sound that sets them apart in the American core scene. "Roots" is also part of their upcoming EP titled "In Darkness Is Light," set to be released on October 13th. Be sure to follow Deadweight on their social media to stay updated about this highly anticipated release!

Drown

Canadian metalcore outfit The Northern have released “Drown,” the second single in partnership with Blood Blast Distribution.

Still riding the success of “Usurper,” which was deemed “a sonic experience that is both cathartic and thought-provoking,” The Northern are keeping their momentum at an all-time high with the release of “Drown.” Galloping instrumentation, passionate lyricism, and soaring melodies only begin to describe the sonic experience throughout this meaningful anthem of finding hope in the shadows.

Vocalist Mike Cutway describes his perspectives on the lyrical themes of the track, “It was a self reflection on how I was feeling. I wanted something to give me a glimmer of hope in a negative moment in time when all I wanted was things to end. I knew that if I remained optimistic, I may find a light in the darkest of times.” A feeling I’m sure many of The Northern’s new and long-time listeners alike can relate to.

Drummer Adam Linka adds to the sentiment, “It’s about drowning in your own negative thoughts and the growing pains of becoming an adult, realizing what life is all about. How when we’re kids anything seems possible, we think all people have good intentions, we’re filled with imagination and optimism, only to find out the world can be an ugly and scary place sometimes. The take away though, is that life can still be beautiful and that everybody goes through hard times. Live in the present and don’t let your past consume you.” Truly words of wisdom for all of us to embrace.

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Speak Up

Five-piece alternative rock outfit, Order Of Owls, hailing from Melbourne, Australia, has just unleashed their latest powerhouse track, "Speak Up." Following the success of their debut release, "Freedom(ination)," which has amassed over 8,500 plays on Spotify, the band remains dedicated to their musical journey. "Speak Up," their second official single, premiered on December 1st, 2023, marking a promising continuation of Order Of Owls' evolving discography.

By blending elements from hard rock and metal, the band crafts a compelling sonic experience that traverses an intense melodic atmosphere led by a masterful vocal line. The instrumental background arrangements, reminiscent of post-hardcore/classic alt-metal elements, provides the necessary backdrop to convey the song's poignant message.

With "Speak Up," Order Of Owls delves deep into the tumultuous terrain of depression, capturing the nuanced emotions associated with its vacillations. The band explains: "he ultimate message behind the song is that anyone feeling it isn't alone. They're part of a community of people where the vulnerability and exposure of expression can seem daunting. Speaking about it is the most effective way of regaining agency and to learn how to regulate to facilitate connection." This track underscores that Order Of Owls' musical odyssey is only just beginning.

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