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.
Indie rock sensations, The Trusted, have once again captured hearts with their latest single, 'Marrow,' released on September 22, 2023.
Diving deep into the complexities of obsession and unrequited love, 'Marrow' offers a fresh take on the band's signature sound. It features heartfelt lyrics, restless melodies, and an unmistakable sense of unwavering devotion.
Lead singer, Tom, describes the track as a desperate indie new wave-inspired anthem, exploring the concept of wanting to become inseparable from someone's very essence. It's a song about obsession, a departure from their usual repertoire, and a bold exploration of love's intricacies.
This song is a testament to The Trusted's remarkable ability to capture raw emotions and translate them into an infectious indie anthem. With their fusion of indie rock and new wave, they create a sound that is both nostalgic and contemporary, solidifying their position as trailblazers in the indie music scene.
'Marrow' was recorded, produced, and mixed by Rees Broomfield of SS2 Studios, known for his work with artists like Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly, Asylums, and Kate Nash, being this collaborative effort the feature key on this release for its success, as it not only stands out for its mesmerizing sound, but also for its incredible level of production, making 'Marrow' standing as a testament of the band evolving sound and undeniable talent.
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!
"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. 🎵🚀💃
Not a Dry Eye in the House
Kevin Walsh, a talented independent musician hailing from Cork, Ireland, has emerged as a revolutionary rock artist, seamlessly merging a classic influence. Beginning his career in 2022 with the release of "Embrace The World," he successfully captured the attention of thousands of listeners worldwide. Today, with the release of his second single titled “Not a Dry Eye In the House,” officially launched on October 27, 2023, he solidifies his commitment to position himself in the current musical panorama, proving that his journey is just beginning.
“Not a Dry Eye In The House” is a reimagination of the original classic by Meat Loaf, infused with Kevin’s most organic essence. His sound traverses the stereo channels in a masterful way, showcasing not only his ability and skill as a singer but also as a musician. By incorporating and blending elements from classic rock and rock pop, Kevin creates a rich audio landscape that results in a cinematic experience from the very beginning, comparable only to symphonic compositions.
"VOST, an electrifying rock band from Stuttgart, Germany, has graced us with their latest single 'Crash.' Officially released on 24/12/21, this song embodies the pure essence of rock 'n' roll, seamlessly blending elements from genres like alternative rock, glam, and classic rock. The result is a unique and authentic sonic landscape where distorted guitars and powerful vocals send shivers down your spine, creating an overwhelming sense of euphoria from the very beginning.
But the excitement doesn't stop there—VOST is gearing up to unleash two more gems by the year's end. Keep an eye on these guys, because they're here to conquer the indie rock scene!
Cato, the innovative artist who's making waves in the alternative music scene, has recently released their track, "Dreamer." With a blend of alternative and indie rock, Cato's sound is both fresh and captivating, destined to resonate with your audience.
Cato's music is all about storytelling, drawing inspiration from life's moments, art, and the people they encounter. But what truly sets them apart is their dual role as both a creator of their own tracks and a shaper of sounds for others, including the rising star "Bo Miller" from Nashville.
What's remarkable about Cato's journey is their self-taught proficiency in various instruments, adding a unique dimension to their music. "Dreamer" promises a dynamic and unforgettable auditory experience that will leave a lasting impression.
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.
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 "Heavy," which is part of their latest EP titled "Trauma."
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!
Valued In Gold
"Valued In Gold" by WolfSkin is a powerful song that captures the essence of metalcore and djent genres. The band draws influences from some of the genre's biggest names such as The Amity Affliction, Invent Animate, and Currents, infusing their own unique sound into each track.
Released in 2020, the song is packed with fast and progressive drumming, complemented by virtuoso guitar riffs and guttural vocals creating an engaging auditory experience.
Los Angeles-based cinematic rock band, Edge Of Paradise, invites you on a thrilling journey with their latest track, "DARK." As the fifth track from their latest album "Hologram," this song is a melodic metal masterpiece that delves into deep emotions and dynamic sounds. It's a cinematic experience that will take you on an immersive ride through the darkness and into the light.
"Hologram," Edge Of Paradise's fourth studio album, was released on July 14, 2023. It's their heaviest, most personal, and collaborative work to date, reflecting the challenges and adversity they've overcome in the music industry. Co-produced by the band and industry heavyweights like Mike Plotnikoff and Jacob Hansen, this collaboration has resulted in a top-quality production that immerses listeners in a world of pursuit, sacrifice, and perseverance against all cosmic odds, unveiling the key to building a new reality.
But Edge Of Paradise not only stands out for their impressive musical creations; they are also known for their electrifying and magnetic live performances. They recently went on tour with the metal eminences Lacuna Coil in May 2023 and the Grammy-nominated power metal band Dragonforce in October 2023, evidencing that Edge Of Paradise has landed on the global stage to stay and leave a mark on the musical history.
Garden Of Lies
Vermont post-rock outfit New Saviors have released their moody and immersive new single “Garden of Lies” across streaming platforms.
“Garden of Lies” is the follow-up to their Personal Hell EP, which was released earlier this year to great success. If you track the trajectories of any major act within the alternative music scene, it’s often experimentation and authenticity that kickstart a band’s grasp on the industry. New Saviors are ready for that kind of evolution and have delivered it with this latest single, exploring a dark and moody sonic landscape that would fit alongside notable acts as Imminence, Parkway Drive, and In This Moment.
New Saviors have always addressed topics that they hold close to them, but the message of “Garden of Lies” holds a tremendous weight like none other in their discography. “This song is our most ballsy callout to date,” says vocalist Mick King. She continues, “It’s about people who hide behind religion to justify their hateful words and actions. We poured our hearts, souls, and personal experiences into this track, and we want to use our platform to address issues like this because nobody has an excuse to do harm to others.”
“Garden of Lies” was mixed and mastered by Nick Matzkows (Attack Attack, Conquer Divide, Until I Wake), who brought a fresh voice and production quality to this single. New Saviors have consistent releases and touring scheduled through 2024, so get ready, because you’ll be seeing their name a lot in the months to follow.
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."
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.