"Old Days" is the latest single from the gloriously unfashionable rock band Hole Tripper and it was recently released on Friday 18 August 2023. This song has a few departures from their previous material but retaining a definitively Hole Tripper sound. The addition of Zen Master Alan Watts’ voice-over split the room initially, but it fits like a glove in the final take both sonically and in relevance of the material itself. The song is about being sick of looking backwards, getting into a fight with death, punching it in the face and then powering on. The old days are gone but that doesn’t mean that you need to get stuck in a negativity vortex and can’t punch your way out of it – whether that approach works or not will be a recurrent theme in future releases.
Flight At The End
"Flight at the End" is the fifth release of Matt Warren's career. This captivating track is part of his upcoming conceptual album titled "Excited to Die." Paradoxically, even though Matt has confessed his aversion to conceptual albums, he found the opportunity this time to create something personal and sincere. The result is a work that exudes authenticity and creativity, free from the constraints imposed by external expectations, thus breaking all the norms of the current music scene. "Flight at the End" positions itself as a window into the artist's mind as he explores conspiracy theories, primarily associated with the leakage of personal data in the digital world and how these can lead us to a tragic end.
Rules Of The House
Manchester underground music icon Harry Stafford (Inca Babies) and US-based trash blues guitarist Marco Butcher present 'The Rules of the House', the second taster of their album 'We Are The Perilous Men', out in September via Black Lagoon Records. On this track, Marco shows what a total stone rocker he is, with foot to the floor guitars and drums. Harry adds the story, which was inspired by a terse publican’s list of rules on the specials blackboard. Harry Stafford says, "I don’t remember them all, but 'get a round in' was definitely one of them". Marco Butcher adds, "Rules of the House is a diabolical and swampy kind of song, mixing some sort of very solid groove with over-the-edge 'No Wave' type of guitars, cutting and dancing with the rhythm".
Now Or Never
"Now or Never" is Avresa's eleventh release. Recently published on August 11, 2023, "Now or Never" beckons us on an introspective journey delving into themes of self-exploration and personal discovery. With a dynamic and potent sound, it prompts us to contemplate aspects such as honesty, ignorance, and silence, and how these facets can wield consequences that shape our course in life. Showcasing an exquisite musical repertoire, "Now or Never" joins his discographic collection as a milestone, not only underscoring his evolution as a musician and composer but also paving a robust and finely defined path for his forthcoming musical works.
I Want to Drink With You
Pablo Lavins, an independent artist from the city of Frutillar, Chile, presents his new song "I Want to Drink With You" from his latest studio work titled "Anxiety Relief," which focuses on his internal world and the journey that represents the constant oscillation between different human emotions. The album features a much more complete instrumentation compared to his previous release, thanks to the inclusion of musical instruments such as drums, electric guitar, bass, and piano, in addition to classical string instruments like cello and violin present in his previous work album "Old New Year's Drinks."
Since forming in 2015 Harker have established themselves as a UK heavyweight of the punk scene, with two killer full length albums released worldwide through notable labels such as Wiretap Records (US), Paper + Plastick (US), Fixing a Hole (JP).
"Medicine" is harker's third of four singles they are releasing in 2023 starting with ‘Wasting
Time’ that came out in March and ‘Out The Window’ in June, both to rave reviews.
Inspired by the current state of the UKs post lockdown climate, "Medicine" is a furious protest anthem pushing back against politicians cashing out on the misery of working class people and capturing the anger of a country currently rifting through a class struggle. This song was recorded at Southsea Sound in Portsmouth and produced by Tim Greaves and it was mastered by Stephen Kerrision.
Kelsie Kimberlin is an American-Ukrainian singer who lives in Washington, DC. She recently visited Ukraine to demonstrate her strong support for her other homeland, Ukraine, in this time of Russia's brutal war against them. For several weeks, she has been doing a lot of humanitarian work - visiting the Ukrainian military, a hospital, a refugee center, orphanages, filming the consequences of the heinous crimes of the russian army on their territory. In this way "Armageddon" is a powerful anthem of resilience and hope and it serves as a testament to Ukraine's unwavering determination to prevent the impending Armageddon that was set in motion in 2014 and escalated in 2022. Inspired by President Zelensky's impassioned call at the Grammy's, urging artists to unite in support of Ukraine, "Armageddon" is Kelsie's contribution to this critical cause.
"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.
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. "Soldado" is the first promotional single from their debut studio album titled "Abyss," set to be released in december 2023.
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.