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Oct
18

Having just completed a successful run of dates across Eastern Europe on the “Will To Power International Tour”, extreme metal giants ARCH ENEMY are back with another ripping single from their recently released album, “Will To Power”, with the music video single for “The Race”.

Founding member Michael Amott commented: “This was actually the last song written for the ‘Will To Power’ album. Listening through all the material we had up to that point we agreed that the album needed one more song that would be a relentless and fast paced counterpoint to some of the more epic compositions we already had. We sent Alissa the music and she came up with a thought provoking set of lyrics with an intense vocal arrangement that complemented the music perfectly. We’ve been having a blast playing this song on the current tour and we had our video director Patric Ullaeus come out to capture the mayhem at our recent show in Helsinki, Finland… Enjoy ‘The Race’!”

Watch “The Race” streaming below or here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GXIqR7P5ZQ

ARCH ENEMY will bring their “utterly enchanting melodies and savage riffs” (Metal Injection), to audiences across North America later this month as they join Trivium for a co-headlining tour from October 27 to December 6 featuring support from While She Sleeps and Fit For An Autopsy. The band will continue to spread their power in early 2018 as they have announced a Winter tour with Wintersun, Tribulation and Jinjer across Western Europe. Full dates can be found listed below. Tickets are available at www.archenemy.net

ARCH ENEMY live

ARCH ENEMY “Will To Power Tour 2018” w/ Wintersun, Tribulation & Jinjer

12.01.2018 Munich (Germany) – Tonhalle
13.01.2018 Stuttgart (Germany) – LKA Longhorn
14.01.2018 Prague (Czech Republic) – Forum Karlin
15.01.2018 Zurich (Switzerland) – Komplex
17.01.2018 Milano (Italy) – Alcatraz
18.01.2018 Lyon (France) – Transbordeur
19.01.2018 Barcelona (Spain) – Razzmatazz
20.01.2018 Madrid (Spain) – La Riviera
22.01.2018 Toulouse (France) – Le Bikini
23.01.2018 Paris (France) – Bataclan
24.01.2018 Antwerp (Antwerp) – Trix
26.01.2018 Oberhausen (Germany) – Turbinenhalle
27.01.2018 Geiselwind (Germany) – Music Hall
28.01.2018 Tilburg (Netherlands) – O13
29.01.2018 Hamburg (Germany) – Große Freiheit
31.01.2018 Malmö (Sweden) – KB
01.02.2018 Oslo (Norway) – Rockefeller
02.02.2018 Stockholm (Sweden) – Arenan
03.02.2018 Gothenburg (Sweden) – Trädgarn
05.02.2018 Berlin (Germany) – Huxleys
06.02.2018 Wiesbaden (Germany) – Schlachthof
07.02.2018 Saarbrücken (Germany) – Garage
09.02.2018 Glasgow (UK) – ABC*
10.02.2018 Nottingham (UK) – Rock City*
11.02.2018 London (UK) – Koko*
13.02.2018 Manchester (UK) – Ritz*
14.02.2018 Bristol (UK) – Academy*

*without Jinjer

Tickets for all shows are available here: http://www.archenemy.net

ARCH ENEMY online 

http://www.archenemy.net/
https://www.facebook.com/archenemyofficial
https://www.youtube.com/user/archenemyofficial
https://twitter.com/archenemymetal

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Oct
18

Oct
11

Firmly believed by all involved to be the last ever Cornbury Festival, July 2017’s

Fabulous Finale was a huge success with sell-out crowds enjoying a superb, sunny
weekend in the company of Bryan Adams, Jools Holland and the Kaiser Chiefs.
Organiser Hugh Phillimore quoted after the glorious weekend: ’We all know that a
party is only as good as its guests and thanks to everyone we had a truly fantastic
and memorable weekend’

Locals, regulars and even new comers not wanting to miss out on their last chance
to enjoy this popular ‘festival come celebrity village fete’ turned out in force this
Summer to enjoy the magical, friendly experience that is Cornbury. Dismayed by the
potential of a gap in their festival calendars, a wave of support ensued as the
Oxfordshire media and public alike cajoled the events founder and organiser Hugh
Phillimore, not to give up the challenge after 14 years, but to continue with their
support, to provide this unique weekend, right in the midst of The Cotswolds,
affectionately known as ‘Poshstock’ and perfectly suited to its 20,000+ fans.

‘So many people have sent messages since July – our audience love the event and
want it to keep going. Literally hundreds of our supporters, together with bands,
agents, managers, sponsors and media partners telling me I shouldn’t let such a
jewel in the festival calendar end’ says Hugh. ‘The festival market has become a
tough playing field over the last few years and very saturated, which lead partly to
my decision to leave whilst we were on a high, however the response has been so
overwhelming with support for Cornbury to remain, that it has caused a rethink on
my part and I can confirm that we have decided to listen to public opinion and return
next year as strong as ever in July 2018, If people still want us here, in a way It
would be foolish to stop now and 15 years does give us another great reason to
celebrate!’

The over-riding message that finally convinced Hugh, simply pointed out that the
festival was not his but belonged to its audience who had supported the event over
the 14 years. ‘I’ve been humbled by the depth of feeling for this event and I now feel
that I should keep Cornbury going as a worthwhile community event because it
contributes to the local economy and seems to spread quite a lot of joy’ says Hugh.

Local schools and charities have benefitted from fundraising at Cornbury over its 14
year history. ‘We’ve had an amazing response from the many festival-goers at
Cornbury and are very excited that we can do it all again 2018’ says Banbury’s Dogs
For Good Director Lucy Vincent.

The 15th Cornbury Festival, with the same great format will be staged at Great
Tew Park from July 13th to 15th 2018. Further details to follow soon.

Oct
09

GABRIELLE APLIN

‘SAY NOTHING’
WATCH THE LYRIC VIDEO HERE

TAKEN FROM THE
AVALON EP
OUT NOW

OCTOBER HEADLINE UK TOUR
**SOLD OUT**

SPECIAL ACOUSTIC SHOW ANNOUNCED
UNION CHAPEL, LONDON – DECEMBER 7th
ALSO FT. HUDSON TAYLOR & HANNAH GRACE

Gabrielle Aplin has celebrated the release of her acclaimed new EP Avalon by announcing a very special stripped down show to take place in London’s beautiful Union Chapel on December 7th.

To mark the announcement she has revealed a stunning lyric video for brand new song ‘Say Nothing’. Taken from her new Avalon EP, released last Friday, the song is a gorgeous slice of electro-pop.

Regarding ‘Say Nothing’, Gabrielle says, “Say Nothing is a song I had for a while before finishing it with my friend and co-writer Nick. It’s about being stuck between two friends and that frustration you feel when you seem to be the only one reacting.”

The new song follows the release of lead single ‘Waking Up Slow’, which has proved a big radio hit. The single was featured as Radio 1’s ‘Record Of The Week’ and has been added to the Radio 2 playlist. The song has clocked up well over 1.7 MILLION plays on Spotify and Gabrielle recently revealed a stunning acoustic version of the track, which has received over 6.5 MILLION plays on Facebook alone.

The singer has also received great support from press with the likes of The Sun, Metro, Sunday Times, The Observer and many more besides all featuring the singer and raving about her new music.

Gabrielle will be completing a headline tour of the UK through October in support of the EP, with all dates now completely sold out. The six-date tour starts at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on October 19th and finishes at ULU, London on October 26th.

She will then play the special stripped down show at the annual Christmas celebration for her label Never Fade Records, taking place at London’s Union Chapel on December 7th. The show will also feature an array of special guests including Hudson Taylor and Hannah Grace. Full tour dates can be found below:

GABRIELLE APLIN TOUR DATES
19/10 – Glasgow, Oran Mor
20/10 – Birmingham, O2 Academy
22/10 – Cambridge, The Junction
23/10 – Brighton, Concorde 2
24/10 – Bristol, Bristol Trinity
26/10 – London, ULU
07/12 – London, Union Chapel

Oct
04

Release Title Track ‘Cosmic Conqueror’

Announce Europe Tour

DR. LIVING DEAD! have released the title track off their upcoming album “Cosmic Conqueror”, due to be released on 27 October via Century Media.

Listen to title track ‘Cosmic Conqueror’ here: https://youtu.be/kAkOUuDYUkE

“Cosmic Conqueror” is more aggressive, more compelling and more fun than ever before – a skull-fracturing thrash dream. Pre-order the album here:
http://smarturl.it/Dr.LivingDeadCC

DR. LIVING DEAD! will return to Europe next year to support their new album, including a one-off show in London!

Dates are as follows:
JANUARY
25 – Berlin, DE @ Musik und Frieden (Black Room)
26 – Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang
27 – Esbjerg, DK @ Konfus
28 – Hannover, DE @ Mephisto
29 – Wiesbaden, DE @ Schlachthof
31 – Eindhoven, NL @ Dyanmo

FEBRUARY
01 – London, UK @ Underworld
02 – Roeselare, BE @ De Verlichte Geest
03 – Lingen, DE @ Alte Schlachthof
04 – Rotterdam, NL @ Baroeg
05 – Zurich, CH @ Werk 21
06 – Munich, DE @ Backstage
07 – Vienna, AT @ Viper Room
08 – Prague, CS @ Underdogs
09 – Erfurt, DE @ From Hell
10 – Lünen, DE @ Lükaz
11 – Stuttgart, DE @ Kellerclub

DR. LIVING DEAD! are:
Dr. Mania – Vocals
Dr. Rad – Bass
Dr. Toxic – Guitar
Dr. Slam – Drums

DR. LIVING DEAD! online:
www.deathfuckingthrash.com
www.facebook.com/drlivingdeadofficial
twitter.com/TEAMxDEADx

Oct
04

Release Video for New Single ‘Doublespeak’

VEIL OF MAYA have released a music video for ‘Doublespeak’, the second single off of their upcoming record “False Idol” due out 20 October 2017 via Sumerian Records.

Fans can watch the video directed by Erez Bader (The Dear Hunter, The Contortionist) here: https://youtu.be/IKmgXQFtnig

The track premiered on BBC Radio 1 with Daniel P Carter on Sunday night, and is now available to stream and download.

VEIL OF MAYA are currently on the road supporting The Devil Wears Prada, alongside Silent Planet and Thousand Below across the US and Canada, hitting a total of 31 cities before wrapping up on 04 November in their hometown of Chicago, IL.

“False Idol”, the band’s highly anticipated new album, is said to be their heaviest, most hypnotic, and hardest record yet. VEIL OF MAYA released their first single off of the record, entitled ‘Overthrow’ earlier this month – check out the video here: https://youtu.be/GLu-E42-RmA

VEIL OF MAYA are:
Lukas Magyar – Vocals
Marc Okubo – Guitar
Danny Hauser – Bass
Sam Applebaum – Drums

VEIL OF MAYA online:
www.sumerianrecords.com/artist/details/id:3
www.facebook.com/veilofmaya
www.twitter.com/veilofmayaband
www.instagram.com/veilofmayaofficial

Oct
03

WATAIN
to release “Nuclear Alchemy” 7inch single on
October 31st, 2017

Prepare for Swedish Black Metal violence courtesy of WATAIN on Halloween as October 31st marks the international release date for the band’s savage new single “Nuclear Alchemy”, which comes from the band’s new album set for release on January 5th, 2018.
“Nuclear Alchemy” is the sound of an eager beast let loose from its cage at last. A song of violent fire, impending doom and of necks cracking in ecstacy. A dissolving injection of power and force into the coagulated veins of Black Metal and a first glimpse into the abyss that shall be opened in the beginning of 2018. Meanwhile, stand by for conflagration.” // WATAIN, October 2nd, 2017

The “Nuclear Alchemy” single will also include an exclusive B-side: a cover version of Hungarian cult act Tormentor’s “Beyond”.  The 7inch will be released in two editions, which are strictly limited to 1.000 copies each!
Pre-order the red vinyl from the band’s official store: http://wolfwear.net 
Pre-order the black vinyl from Century Media’s store: http://bit.ly/watainCMD
WATAIN will celebrate the release of their forthcoming new album with a series of selected release shows on the following dates:
January 5, 2018 – Stockholm (Sweden) @ Kraken // SOLD OUT
January 10, 2018 – Berlin (Germany) Lido
January 11, 2018 – Tilburg (Netherlands) 013
January 12, 2018 – London (UK) The Dome
January 13, 2018 – Paris (France) La Maroquinerie
Ticket links are available at: http://www.bandsintown.com/Watain

Oct
02

Ex-members of The Defiled, Amen, No Devotion and The Ataris come together to announce new band
LOWLIVES

Debut Single ‘Burn Forever’ Out Now

Ex-The Defiled frontman Lee Villain unites with fellow Brit Luke Johnson (Amen, No Devotion, Beat Union), together with Steve Lucarelli (The Ataris) and Jaxon Moore to form new band LOWLIVES.

The band’s debut single ‘Burn Forever’ is available now via all streaming sites, after last night being premiered on the BBC Radio One Rock Show.

Check out “Burn Forever” on YouTube:
https://www.youtube..com/watch?v=_YPMVY-xvPg&feature=youtu.be

“Burn Forever was one of the first songs written,” states Lee Villain. “It kinda sets the tone for what we are about. Pop hooks, heavy drums, and lots of guitar noise. This band has been in the works for a long time now and I’m stoked to finally show people what we’ve been working on.”

“I wanted to write something that felt real, I wanted to work with someone where the creative relationship had chemistry,” writes Luke Johnson. “I wanted to make a band with the intention of being free and agnostic of the boundaries that define popular music genres. This is the band that makes everything I’ve ever done before it less relevant by comparison.”

LOWLIVES play their debut show at the Troubador in Los Angeles on Oct 20th supporting Moose Blood, before heading to the studio to finish recording their full length album in November with producer Beau Burchell (The Bronx, Moose Blood, Saosin).
 
LOWLIVES online:
http://Instagram.com/wearelowlives
http://Facebook.com/wearelowlives

Sep
30

Southern Californian heavy psych power trio RADIO MOSCOW celebrate the release of their fifth studio album, “New Beginnings,” which is out now via Century Media Records!
 
The band kicked off the European leg of ‘The Drifting Tour’ this week and will be presenting tracks from their much-lauded newest release live until the end of October. Only 100 copies of their gold vinyl is available at these shows – they cannot be purchased elsewhere!
 
“New Beginnings” is “packed to the brim with blazing tempos, cartwheeling jams and the wild-eyed shredding of frontman Parker Griggs” (METAL HAMMER, UK). With their new record, RADIO MOSCOW provide a prime example of just ‘how fresh and exciting ‘retro’ can actually still be’ (ECLIPSED, Germany).
 
As a final preview of “New Beginnings”, the band’s recent single and tour anthem “Driftin’” can be checked out here: https://youtu.be/El11G4vZZCI
 
“New Beginnings” has been released as Special Edition CD Digipak (international version), jewelcase CD (USA, Mexico, Canada) & on all digital platforms. It is also available on 180 gram black vinyl plus CD & poster as well as in various limited, coloured vinyl editions:
 
Gold – limited to 100 copies // only available on the band’s European tour!
Orange – limited to 200 copies // available at Green Hell & Flight13: http://bit.ly/RMGreenHell & http://bit.ly/RMFlight13
Mint green – limited to 500 copies // available at: https://www.indiemerchstore.com/b/radio-moscow
 
To stream and buy the album, please visit http://smarturl.it/RMNewBeginnings
 
RADIO MOSCOW are currently touring Europe with Kaleidobolt. Dates are as follows:

SEPTEMBER
29.09.17 Gijon (ES) Casino Acapulco
30.09.17 Porto (PT) Hard Club

OCTOBER
01.10.17 Lisbon (PT) RCA
02.10.17 Madrid (ES) Caracol
03.10.17 Barcelona (ES) Rocksound
04.10.17 Montpellier (FR) Secret Place
06.10.17 Pratteln (CH) Up In Smoke
07.10.17 Athens (GR) Desertfest
09.10.17 Roma (IT) Monk
10.10.17 Altroquando (IT) Zero Branco
11.10.17 Torino (IT) Blah Blah
12.10.17 Stuttgart (DE) Goldmarks
13.10.17 Antwerpen (BE) Desertfest
14.10.17 Groningen (NL) Vera
15.10.17 Cologne (DE) Live Music Hall
16.10.17 Wiesbaden (DE) Schlachthof
17.10.17 Wien (AT) Arena
18.10.17 Innsbruck (AT) PMK
19.10.17 Etagnieres (CH) Croc the Rock Festival
20.10.17 Munich (DE) Keep it Low
21.10.17 Dresden (DE) Beatpol
23.10.17 Hamburg (DE) Hafenklang
24.10.17 Copenhagen (DK) Stengade
25.10.17 Stockholm (SE) Undergangen
26.10.17 Göteborg (SE) Sticky Fingers
27.10.17 Oslo (NO) Blå
28.10.17 Bergen (NO) Garage
30.10.17 Hannover (DE) Chez Heinz (* no Kaleidobolt)
31.10.17 Berlin (DE) Festsaal (* no Kaleidobolt)
 
RADIO MOSCOW are:
Parker Griggs – vocals and guitar
Anthony Meier – bass
Paul Marrone – drums
 
RADIO MOSCOW online:
http://radiomoscow.net/
http://www.facebook.com/radiomoscowband
http://www.instagram.com/radiomoscowband

Sep
29

‘DEAREST BROTHER’
NEW SINGLE OUT NOW
LISTEN ON SOUNDCLOUD / SPOTIFY
 
OCTOBER HEADLINE TOUR ANNOUNCED
 
Acclaimed Bristol-based four piece Firewoodisland have released their brand new single ‘Dearest Brother’, the first taste of the band’s forthcoming debut album due early 2018.
 
‘Dearest Brother’ is a beautiful folk-pop anthem, leading with delicate guitars before breaking into the huge sky-high choruses and souring harmonies – a sound they’ve christened ‘mountain pop’. The result is reminiscent of the likes of Fleet Foxes, Of Monsters & Men and Imagine Dragons.
 
Regarding the single the band says, “‘Dearest Brother’ is a song of compassion and tough love. It’s about watching friends getting hurt by bad decisions, letting them know that you’re there for them and about taking the brunt – as long as they do something to help themselves.”
 
The quartet, composed of multi-instrumentalists Stian Vedoy, Abi Eleri, Dylan Jones and Steve Allen, have clocked up praise from the likes of Q Magazine, Clash, The 405 and many more with the release of their 2014 debut EP lld and the following Dome EP last year. The band have also received great radio support from the likes of Radio 1, BBC 6Music, BBC Introducing, Amazing Radio and more.
 
Firewoodisland are playing a three-date UK tour in support of ‘Dearest Brother’ throughout October. They will play London’s Servant Jazz Quarters on October 16th, the Exchange, Bristol on October 21st and finish at The Nest, Bath on October 28th. Tickets are available through Music Glue.
 
“They sound festival-sized, delivering uplifting anthems that would fit as comfortably on the radio as around the campfire” – Q
 
“The band’s songwriting has an assured, emotive feel” – Clash
 
“Sweet, wonderful, perceptive songwriting” – BBC Introducing