"Midnight Candy," the latest release from Ruby Nixxons, an electrifying rock band hailing from Glasgow, United Kingdom, stands as a true rock anthem that beckons music enthusiasts into a world of timeless sounds and raw energy. Comprising the talents of Dan Briody (Lead Vocals/Bass), Gordon Chalmers on Drums, and Steve Mosley (Guitars/Vocals), they merge their skills to craft a rich tapestry of sounds that will undoubtedly make you headbang to the rhythm.
Ruby Nixxons came together in their 50s, fueled by a shared passion to reignite the spirit of rock. Drawing inspiration from classic 70s and 80s Rock, the band has graced numerous venues across Central Scotland and made their mark on Bishop FM Radio.
"Midnight Candy," officially released on 16/11/2023, invites listeners to delve into a captivating journey through the complexities of human connections in the unique style of Ruby Nixxons. This song stands as the band's fourth release in their discography and the second consecutive release of the year. With energetic rhythmic sections, sharp guitar riffs, a sultry guitar solo, and commanding vocals, this song has everything rock lovers would want to find in a single track!
By blending elements from garage and classic rock, Ruby Nixxons has skillfully managed to reinvent the rock sound in modern times, and this song serves as a prelude to their larger mission—to revive the timeless allure of rock music. With "Midnight Candy", Ruby Nixxons invites listeners to join them on a musical oddysey that transcends boundaries, embracing the soul of rock with a fresh perspective.
Gabriel A. Pentin, the mastermind behind the sensational band known as Self Torque, has re-entered the music scene with the release of "No Rest." Following the highly anticipated wait since the debut of "Impending Sense Of Doom," Self Torque's inaugural EP in February, the band is back to enchant rock enthusiasts worldwide.
Amidst the rapid changes of our world, "No Rest" emerges as an anthem for those navigating their own paths in life, often feeling overshadowed by expectations and overlooking the journey that brought them to the present. Gabriel elaborates on the song's origin, stating; “No Rest started from the frustration of not being able to write a song, the opening line is “When will the inspiration come, when will things start to be fun?” It’s kind of about not knowing where to start with life. It’s based on not being able to do anything in yourself, but also recognising how far you’ve come”.
Self Torque skillfully blends elements from various subgenres, encompassing punk rock, indie, and pop rock. This fusion creates a captivating musical journey from the onset of each song, evoking a profound sense of 90s nostalgia reminiscent of bands like AFI and Alkaline Trio, yet preserving the band's authentic and distinctive essence.
With an energetic sound and a genuine message, Self Torque's songs offer an experience akin to engaging in a profound conversation with oneself elevated to the next level. It's a dialogue where you can express anything and even challenge your own thoughts, presenting a fresh approach to self-reflection.
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!
absentvision, a talented singer/songwriter hailing from the vibrant city of London, has emerged as an innovative solo-rock project that officially made its appearance on December 3, 2023, with the release of his debut single titled "Stranger."
This rock anthem delves deep into an intriguing theme, as suggested by the title itself. In the course of our lives, strangers are fleeting threads weaving unexpected stories. We often encounter unfamiliar people, and in some cases, individuals we once trusted become strangers. Regardless of the scenario, this song invites us to view this phenomenon from a different perspective. While the frustration of not being able to create stronger bonds with these people, It emphasizes that these encounters create brief but impactful connections, highlighting the beauty found in impermanence — moments that may never be recreated. In this way, "Stranger" invites to embrace the uncertainty of these connections teaching us to appreciate the present and value the transient nature of human bonds, both brief and fading.
With a unique sound that blends elements from a diverse range of genres, including alternative-rock, indie, and pop rock, absentvision manages to create an authentic musical fingerprint that sets him apart in the current rock scene. By incorporating various musical devices, such as a prominent percussion beat, a masterful fusion of string arrangements with a characteristic classic piano sound, and electric guitar licks, his vocal performance smoothly traverses the instrumental background. This creates an intimate experience for the listener, conveying that the song is more than just a great composition—it's a part of their life soundtrack.
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.
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On November 24th, 2023, the alternative rock scene witnessed a significant milestone as the talented singer-songwriter Flavus Nova made a triumphant return, gifting rock enthusiasts with her latest masterpiece, "Slumber."
This song marks her second official release to date, following her previous work, "Illusion," which was unveiled on April 29, 2022. After more than a year of anticipation, "Slumber" arrives at the opportune moment, not only showcasing Flavus Nova's prowess as a composer but also highlighting her growth as an artist. The evolution in her sound and the enhanced quality of production are evident, underscoring the notion that the best things often take time and are unquestionably worth the wait.
"Slumber" invites listeners into an immersive experience of Flavus Nova's emotional world, addressing the frustrations and struggles that can become significant challenges in our lives. The song features a masterful combination of a robust instrumental background with an intense synergy between percussion and bass lines, complemented by overdriven guitar riffs and string arrangements. This combination sets the stage for Flavus Nova's meticulous vocal performance, delivering a captivating vocal line with well-executed techniques such as vibrato and falsetto. The result is an enchanting sound that captivates listeners from the very start.
Drawing inspiration from influential bands such as The Cranberries, Radiohead, Paramore, and Fleetwood Mac, Flavus Nova manages to carve out her unique identity. Her voice and composition style become unmistakable with each new release, proving that she is poised to make a lasting impact on the music industry as her musical journey is just beginning.
Standing as his fifth release in his discography and the third consecutive release in 2023, the talented singer/songwriter hailing from Dallas, Texas, Carson Aday, is here today to present his latest musical gem titled "Fade Away."
Recently premiered on November 14 and already accumulating more than 1400 plays on Spotify, this song is an open window to the heart of Carson Aday, not only as a musician but also to his deepest feelings. With a captivating and unique sound that masterfully blends indie and pop rock, infused with characteristic soft guitar strumming and Carson's gentle vocals, "Fade Away" delves into his fear of losing his Christian faith as his career grows and develops. In this journey, the music industry plays a crucial role by offering constant instances to fall into addiction and egocentrism.
The song's message is not only portrayed by the music itself but also by the artwork, which features an astronaut left alone in the infinity of space, perfectly describing how it feels when we distance ourselves from God—an infinite void, floating in nothingness as time passes by.
This song arrives at the right moment and place for all of us who are struggling to preserve faith in divinity during modern times when everything else seems to be upside down. The only thing we have left is that strong religious bond that keeps us firm and gives purpose to our lives. This song song emerges as the perfect hymn resonating with individuals navigating the complexities of faith in the changing world we all live in.
The Train Rockers, a captivating rock band from Munich, Germany, have arrived to mesmerize us with their latest masterpiece titled "Black Sheep." In this track, the band takes listeners on a compelling musical journey, skillfully merging the talents of its musicians. By combining elements from indie rock and pop rock and infusing them with an authentic touch, they have created an innovative musical landscape.
One of the most remarkable characteristics of their compositions is the inclusion of unusual musical instruments in the genre, such as the accordion. This addition adds an incredible layer of depth to the mix, showcasing their uniqueness and establishing their presence in the rock music scene.
Originally released on 09/09/23, "Black Sheep" delves into a thought-provoking theme—the world as perceived by outcasts, misfits, or, referred to in the song as "the black sheep." Beyond being a compelling addition to the modern rock scene, this song serves as an anthem of resilience for those navigating a journey in search of belonging.
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.
Trummerkind, the gothic post-punk trio hailing from Exeter, is here to mesmerize with their recently released single, "Killing Stalking." With Rowen Silvester on vocals and bass guitar, Robert Silvester on drums, and Oli Sturdy on guitar, they're a force to be reckoned with.
Drawing inspiration from influential acts like My Chemical Romance, Rammstein, and theatrical gothic and post-punk sounds, Trummerkind has crafted a unique sound that's both haunting and powerful.
Their musical journey began in 2022, and they've already made waves with their immersive narrative and unique soundscapes. In fact, Trummerkind's music has been described as a bold exploration of the human psyche, an unflinching testament to the power of music to both entertain and provoke thought.
"Killing Stalking" is more than just a song; it's a journey into the chilling underbelly of success, inspired by the "Killing Stalking" (Manga Edition) Series. Recorded in Exeter, UK, at Oli's Attic Studio, and remixed and remastered by Duncan Chave, this track is a testament to Trummerkind's artistic finesse and innovation.
Pull Me Down
Have you heard about Solar Flare Sunset? Well, you should! This incredible band hailing from Denver, Colorado, has come to present their latest masterpiece titled 'Pull Me Down,' serving as a preview of what they've been cooking in the studio for the past few months! Stay tuned for Solar Flare Sunset's upcoming EP!
The band seamlessly merges elements from a diverse range of genres. While metal and alternative rock are predominant in their sound, classifying them into a single category is just impossible! Their authenticity and uniqueness are noticeable from the first note, creating a musical experience that constantly evolves throughout the progression of their songs, providing enough space for masterful instrumental sections and powerful vocal lines that will undoubtedly capture your attention.
With the release of this latest single, Solar Flare Sunset not only sets a milestone in their career but also redefines what music means when it comes to letting creativity flow over creation."
With an aggressive and spine-chilling sound, the guys from Burning the Sickness, hailing from Curicó, Chile, promise to shake you with this single. Drawing influences from bands from the other side of the world, Burning the Sickness possesses a powerful sound that prominently features low tunings and downtempo breakdowns. "Heroes" is the second promotional single from their debut studio album titled "Abyss," set to be released in december 2023.et to be released later this year in 2023.
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.
"Sleepwalkers" by WolfSkin is a powerful album that captures the essence of metalcore and post-hardcore genres. The band draws influences from some of the genre's biggest names such as The Amity Affliction, Blessthefall, The Devil Wears Prada, and Underoath, infusing their own unique sound into each track.
Released in 2017, the album is packed with fast and progressive drumming, complemented by virtuoso guitar riffs. A combination of clean and guttural vocals creates an engaging auditory experience. From the dark ambiance of the opening track "Intro" to the acoustic bonus track "Rest in Peace," the album takes the listener on a journey through a variety of emotions.
"Revenant" is one of the most remarkable songs in the album "Death, Oddities & Romance," a storybook-themed EP that delves into the realms of cinema and the macabre. Bullet to the Heart, a captivating Chicago alt-metal/hard rock band. Drawing inspiration from life's trials, Their music offers solace and empowerment to listeners.. It is about a solitary pirate who sets sail on a ship in search of treasure. While inspecting the ship, he encounters a beautiful woman, a mermaid, who lures him towards his death.
Hostile Array is a metalcore and post-hardcore band originating from Maryland, United States. It was formed in 2017 and has gained recognition for its aggressive music and socially and politically charged lyrics. The band lineup includes Brendan Frey on lead vocals, Garrison Frey on guitar and backing vocals, Hector Fernandez on guitar, Brody Barbour on bass, and Fredy Menjivar on drums. They have released a studio album titled "Hostile Array" in 2017, which includes songs like "Devoid," "Newspeak," and "Warmonger," as well as several promotional singles. One of their standout singles is "Bloom," which is part of their latest EP titled "Trauma."