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Stonecutters drop new single "Wealth & Power" via MetalSucks

October 17 MetalSucks premiered Stonecutters’ new single.

Few metal albums this year will have as appropriate a title as Carved in Time, the newest offering from Louisville, KY’s Stonecutters. The briefest description of their music would be deathrash in a similar vein to Skeletonwitch and Revocation, but that would also be an oversimplification. Carved in Time draws on influences from across the history of metal, from NWOBHM to classic thrash to death metal to sludge to hardcore to melodeath to… well, you get the idea. Stonecutters expertly synthesize the entirety of metal history into something new, something that’s at once totally destructive and crazy fun, like illegal firecrackers or silently passing gas at a fancy cocktail party.

But don’t just take our word for it — listen for yourself, as today MetalSucks proudly premieres the Timely track “Wealth and Power.”

Stonecutters Tour Dates
11/1 Kansas City, MO @ Davey’s
11/2 Denver, CO @ Streets of London
11/4 Boise, ID @ Shredder
11/5 Seattle, WA @ The Kraken
11/6 Portland, OR @ Tonic Lounge
11/8 Oakland, CA @ Ivy Room w/ Big Business
11/9 Sonora, CA @ Winter Tavern
11/10 Reno, NV @ Jub Jub’s
11/11 Las Vegas, NV @ Jin’s
11/12 LA, CA @ 5 Star Bar
11/13 San Diego, CA @ Tower Bar
11/14 Phoenix, AZ @ Yucca Taproom
11/15 Santa Fe, NM @ Second Street Brewery
11/16 Whitcha, KS @ The Elbow Room
11/17 Paducah, KY @ Padacuh Beer Werks
12/31 (New Year’s Eve) Norfolk, VA w/ GWAR and Against the Grain @ The NorVa
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Austin Lucas premieres new music video "My Mother and The Devil"

September 11 New Noise premiered Austin Lucas’ music video for his song “My Mother and The Devil” (watch it below). The track is taken from his latest album, Immortal Americans, which is available now through Cornelius Chapel Records.

“The album was written in no small part as tribute to the quickly changing region of Indiana I grew up in,” Lucas told Noisey. “I deliberately placed this body of work, squarely between the darkness of where I once saw my place in the world, and the light that I see myself moving towards now.”

Austin Lucas is currently on tour with his band The Bold Party. You can check out his upcoming tour dates here.

Connect with Austin Lucas:
Official Website | Bandcamp | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

The Morning Sea drops new music video via New Noise

September 25 - New Noise ran the premiere of The Morning Sea’s music video for their song “(I’ve invented a) Maneuver” – watch it below. The track is taken from the band’s album Destruction Songs, which is scheduled to be released later this Fall.

The band commented on the video:

The video for ‘(I’ve invented a) Maneuver’ is a DIY dance party. Featuring members of The Morning Sea and others dancing in black and white with flashes of color, the footage was culled together through crowd-sourced video submissions from friends and followers via a call-to-action on social media. The song itself arrived one day on a lark in the rehearsal room, when the band started riffing on an old bit by the comedian Eddie Izzard about the invention of the Heimlich Maneuver. We decided the best way to compliment this song which was born out of pure joy and silliness would be with a music video that exudes the same spirit.Destruction Songs, the third album by The Morning Sea, was recorded in producer/engineer Andy Baldwin’s (Bjork, St. Lucia, HAERTS, Morcheeba) cabin studio in upstate New York. Recorded mostly live over the course of a long weekend – with some additional recording done at Baldwin’s Brooklyn studio, Rola Pola – these songs capture the band in their most vibrant and creative state, feeding off of each other’s impulses and recreating the energetic vibe of their live shows. Musically the album is upbeat and electrifying, save for the final track which serves as a sort of cool-down reflection on what’s come before. Meanwhile, singer/songwriter Adam Cohen’s lyrics cover themes of hope, despair, love, loss, regret, and redemption.

Upcoming Shows:
Oct 30 – NYC at Mercury Lounge( Album Release Show) w/ Bird Streets  TICKETS

Connect with the band:
Official Website  | Bandcamp  | Facebook  | Bandsintown  | Instagram  | Twitter

Little Vicious releases back catalogue via GrindEthos, premieres new video

New Noise premiered Little Vicious new music video for “Hold Ya” the first single off of a new, yet unreleased album Dark Country produced by Pete Steinkopf of the Bouncing Souls. In preparation, the band has re-released two albums from their back catalogue their self-titled full length and a three song EP Super Number One Party Music Time.

The New Jersey power trio delivers electrifying live shows, frontwoman Marguerite King shreds lead guitar and delivers powerful rock vocals. FFO Bass Drum of Death, QOTSA, and Ruby the Hatchet.

GrindEthos Records Launches August 31st

GrindEthos Records launched August 31st with the first single from bilingual hardcore band Los Bungalitos’ politically-charged new album Nueva Inglaterra. The full length dropped September 7.

 

“Carved in Time”, the title track from Stonecutters new album was released August 31st as well. The full length hits retailers and streaming services November 2.

No Depression Premieres BEiTTHEMEANS Full EP, Out Friday via CORNELIUS CHAPEL RECORDS

BEiTTHEMEANS' breakout EP Alabama Calling is the jewel crowning 15 years of crafting triumphantly authentic rock'n'roll. Recorded at Sonic Lounge Studios, the album has a rock solid radio quality showcasing the Alabama trio's dynamic blues-infused yet melodic metal songwriting with lyrics and aesthetic flowing effortlessly from working-class blues to the occult. They procure austere yet dark, southern rock-n-roll in a black metal vein. A true power trio that stays on the road and has been paying their dues for over a decade picking up voracious fans along the way.

"'The Black (2018)' was recorded on a Neve, it's the best we’ve ever sounded in a studio. I wanted to make the strongest album I could imagine. You could hear this song on the radio, but it’s not cheesy. Strong so you couldn’t refuse it. A stepping stone to get people to go back in time and check out what we’ve done for years and years." The band adds. “I want people to make what they want of the songs, I hope they don’t take where they come from or even where they live for granted because it’s something special. Being in a band you’re just going off hope that something works. I got the idea to write “Alabama Calling” when I was driving home from tour and “Sweet Home Alabama” came on and I just wanted to write about how it made me feel… No matter who you are you’ll miss home. With "Blue Collar", it's kinda a working-class song. Seems like everything's coming at you constantly. We realize that none of us are more important than the song. We’re gonna die and be forgotten about. But the song is gonna live on. Those things are always gonna be here. In between now and then just chasing the neon rainbow living the honky tonk dream. I’m just a nobody trying to be somebody. If it’s in your blood you just gotta do it.”

Do it, and do it well. It's about time there's been a broken mold in the chasm. BEiTTHEMEANS combines sonic forces for a refreshing take on power blues and down-home, power-driving rock'n'roll. A mere cycle through the EP below explains that in droves, far better than any hack writer sitting at a keyboard. Y'all enjoy...

 

Out 8/31 on Cornelius Chapel Records, get some here! Catch them on the road starting next week with like-minded Swedish metal gods Mustach.

 

Noisey Premieres AUSTIN LUCAS' New Album - Immortal Americans

Noisey premieres Austin Lucas' entire album IMMORTAL AMERICANS today, read the interview and get an exclusive listen to "a meditation on the darkness and light of growing up in the Rust Belt".

"The album was written in no small part as tribute to the quickly changing region of Indiana I grew up in" Lucas told Noisey. "I deliberately placed this body of work, squarely between the darkness of where I once saw my place in the world, and the light that I see myself moving towards now."

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LOS BUNGALITOS Official Music Video and Album Pre-order Live Now

LOS BUNGALITOS just premiered their new music video for "Inconsequential Words" via Metal Injection. Get this track instantly when you PRE-ORDER the new full-length album digitally, "NUEVA INGLATERRA", for just $8 or more (Name Your Price).

Available on Vinyl and Digital formats on September 7th, 2018. Track LOS BUNGALITOS' shows near you. 

BEiTTHEMEANS drops new video for "The Black (2018)" via New Noise Mag

Watch the new music video directed by VIDEO RAHIM (Mastodon, P. Diddy) for BiTM new single "The Black (2018)"

The track is taken from the band’s forthcoming EP Alabama Calling, which is scheduled to be released on August 31, 2018 through Cornelius Chapel Records. You can pre-order the EP here.

The band will be hitting the road this fall with Mustasch for 30 dates.

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BEiTTHEMEANS breakout EP Alabama Calling is the jewel crowning 15 years of crafting triumphantly authentic southern rock and roll. Recorded at Sonic Lounge Studios by Joe Viers (Marshall Tucker Band, Lydia Loveless), the album has a solid radio rock quality showcasing the Alabama power trio’s dynamic blues-infused melodic metal songwriting and electrifying performance. With lyrics and aesthetic flowing effortlessly from working class blues to the occult, they’ve been described as “Tom Petty and Clutch writing songs together” (Marty McCoy, Bobaflex), and have been featured on the hit FX drama Sons of Anarchy.

For fans of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Black Sabbath, SRV, 16 Horsepower, QOTSA, Kings of Leon, and Mastodon.

Connect with the band: Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify

AUSTIN LUCAS Premieres new single via American Songwriter

On August 17, Austin Lucas will release a new album, Immortal Americans. Following 2016’s Between The Moon And The MidwestImmortal Americansmarks Lucas’ first release since parting ways with label New West Records, and also follows major life events like Lucas’ finding sobriety and helping his partner get through cancer.

Lucas co-produced Immortal Americans with Will Johnson, known for his work both as a solo artist and with the band Centro-matic. The famed Steve Albini recorded and mixed the album.

Ahead of Immortal Americans‘ release, Lucas has shared the album’s title track. “Immortal Americans” begins as a slow lament for outsiders and underdogs, before eventually building to a melodic anthem that celebrates those who transcended their outsider statuses to find community with like-minded, compassionate folks.

“This song is dedicated to the outsiders and ‘freaks’ who grew up in small towns and the rural countrysides of America, the folks who discovered themselves and suffered for it when their identities fell outside of the mainstream,” Lucas says. “Hated at school, misunderstood at home, singled out by cops, chased through alleyways, and attacked by classmates and neighbors—too many of us experienced an alienating, anxious, and oftentimes scary childhood. However difficult these early experiences were, many of us were fortunate enough to find like-minded people. We created lifelong bonds, weathered numerous trials, lifted each other up, and became stronger, more compassionate human beings. I wrote this song for us.”

- American Songwriter