Blameshift have debuted their new single "My Own Worst Enemy" on all digital platforms.
The song can be heard here.
While playing dates on the final year of the Vans Warped Tour in California this summer, the band decided to take a few days off to get back into the studio with long time producer, Erik Ron. Ron had just finished recording the brand new Godsmack record and was riding high off it’s success. Together they recorded Blameshift’s newest single, "My Own Worst Enemy", the first single out of many that the band plans to release throughout the next 6 months.
Blameshift is a female fronted hard rock band from Long Island, NY. Their roots stem from relentless touring for the past 8 + years that consisted of over 25 national tours, building an impressive grass roots fan base around the world.
Canadian hard rockers Pterodactyl Problems have released their new single "Protest" over at Glacially Musical. The track is taken from their upcoming album Esoteric Hobbies which will be released in February 2019.
Listen to the song here: http://glaciallymusical.blogspot.com/2018/11/stream-protest-by-pterodactyl-problems.html
Pterodactyl Problems are:
Davey White: guitar and vocals
Jack Neila: guitar
Ciarán Neely: guitar and bass
Oliver Salathiel: drums
Spanish Hard Rockers Imperial Jade sign with Epictronic; announce release dates for the new album "On The Rise"
Epictronic is proud to announce the signing of Spanish Hard Rock band Imperial Jade. This contract will give Epictronic the great opportunity to release the new album "On The Rise" worldwide (Excluding Spain) via The Orchard (part of Sony Music Entertainment).
Release dates are as follow:
Europe (Digital): 21 December 2018
Europe (CD): 18 January 2019
Japan (CD/DIGITAL): TBA
USA: (CD/DIGITAL): TBA
The band stated:-
"Imperial Jade has the immense pleasure to announce that we have just signed the release of our second album “On The Rise” with the record label Epictronic Records, Italy. We are very pleased and excited for this new stage in our music career, we know the waiting has been long but it is completely worth it, we already got it!"
Imperial Jade is a rock band born in the Maresme province, in Barcelona in 2012 by five young friends and rock and roll lovers. The band is formed by Francesc López (Drums), Alex Pañero (guitar), Arnau Ventura (voice), Hugo Nubiola (guitar/keyboard), Ricard Turró (bass) and it is characterised by its sound that bring us back to the times where rock music ruled the world: the 70’s. In November 2015 the band released their first record “Please Welcome Imperial Jade” which was acclaimed for the specialized press, setting it on numerous top lists of best releases of the year.
Throughout 2016 Imperial Jade toured all through Spain presenting the album by giving numerous gigs booked by themselves, what brought them to open for the Californian band Rival Sons in Barcelona and the Swedish EUROPE in their two concerts given in Madrid and Barcelona among other great bands such as Ten Years After or Michael Monroe. In 2017 the band decides to bet hard on the recording of two new singles in analogue tape at Music Lan Studios, then mixed in Nashville, USA by sound engineer John Netti: (Rival Sons, Europe, Black Stone Cherry, Bon Jovi…) and mastered at The Room Studio by Gorka Dresbaj.
All through the year, Imperial Jade keeps playing gigs at different venues and appears for the first time live on TV at Los conciertos de Radio 3 of RTVE (Spanish TV channel), also playing in the main stage of Rock Fest BCN sharing stage with bands like Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Airbourne or Alice Cooper, heading numerous small festivals through Spain and playing in renowned festivals such as the Africo-American music festival Enclave de Agua being the first hard-rock proposal of the festival in its ten editions. Currently the band is setting up new material for their upcoming album, that is planned to be released at 2018, and starting up the last stage of their “Please Welcome Tour” on which they will go throughout the country once more.
Dutch rockers F.U.A. sign with Wormholedeath and reveal "Socially Transmitted Disease" album release date
Dutch Rockers F.U.A. are pleased to announce that they have signed with WormHoleDeath for the release of their debut album "Socially Transmitted Disease"
"Socially Transmitted Disease" has been recorded and mixed at Realsound Studio.
"Socially Transmitted Disease" will be released on 28 September 2018 via Wormholedeath / Aural Music Group / The Orchard worldwide and on 28 November 2018 via Disk Union Distribution in Japan.
The album will be available for pre order on 14 September 2018.
"Hi we are F.U.A. As you probably know our debut album ''Socially Transmitted Disease'' is about to be released via Wormholedeath. We have been working on it for almost three years. With ''Socially Transmitted Disease'' we want to send a warning out into the world against the dangers of social media cause unfortunately a lot of people are addicted to their phones and computers. The digital drugs we use daily has taken our social lives in a stranglehold. We ourselves have fallen victim to the addicting digital world. So we decided to fight against it. The album containing 14 songs is a mixture between what we like to hear in music : raw powerful emotion and also a lot of fun! We hope that you all enjoy our music. We can't wait to see you rock at one of our shows! Cheers!"
F.U.A. is a Dutch light and heavy punk creation of four friends who are all self-taught musicians. The band started by accident when drummer Sander Pietersen was practising with his friend at a local bar. That same day singer Daphne De Heij walked past and interested by the sounds, entered the bar. It did not take long before she grabbed a microphone and busted out some self-written lyrics. Later F.U.A. was fully formed when bass player Robbert Van Der Bijl and eventually guitarist Mitchell Verschoor joined the group. The band started creating their own songs while simultaneously learning to play as a band.
When F.U.A. had just one song they immediately performed it live without second thought. The audience really liked the way the band presented itself. Generally having a good time and doing crazy on stage with easy to remember sing-along songs. F.U.A then quickly started to grow as a small underground punk-rock band. The demo released in 2015, while in low quality, was immediately sold-out. Armed with their own style F.U.A. took over the Dutch city of Purmerend as the go-to punk-rock band. With this newly gained popularity the band travelled all-over The Netherlands to perform on many venues, bars and festivals. Mitchell Verschoor joined the band at a later stage and started writing songs specifically for Daphne’s singing.
It proved very successful after the song ‘Cheers’ became a major turning point for the band. Daphne and Mitchell are mostly behind the lyrics of the songs. This means that alot of different views are taken into the music. F.U.A was also never shy about themselves and posted all kinds of video’s online. Some were funny moments while others were low-quality videos of shows. They just wanted to share all the good times with the world. Because of this online presence F.U.A. got approached by Italian music producer Corvi Wahoomy, from Realsound Studios and Carlo Bellotti, owner at record label Wormholedeath, in 2016. Bellotti asked the band for a newer demo. Agreeing to Bellotti’s request the band spend a lot of time recording this demo, but the sound was still low quality.
Still Bellotti saw a lot of potential in F.U.A. as he fell in love with the energy and sound of the band, especially the song "Cheers" . He wanted the band to record a fully fledged album with Corvi at RealSound Studio in Langhirano, Italy. The band, again agreeing, started writing an entire year and finally entered the studio in January 2018. Working together with talented producers Coruzzi Christian and Corvi Wahoomy, the fruit of the band’s labours have paid off. The album, containing 14 songs, was exactly what everyone had envisioned. With many influences in all kinds of rock. It's a fast and heavy creation with an unique style unheard of in the world of punk. F.U.A. is planning to release this album on a worldwide scale on the 28th of September, 2018 via Wormholedeath.
Legendary Detroit Hard Rockers Madam X have released a video for the title track of their studio album Monstrocity released back in October 2017. Madam X featuring Bret Kaiser on vocals, Maxine Petrucci on guitar, Roxy Petrucci on drums and Chris ‘Godzilla’ Doliber on bass. The video can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/9IVB10MeuBI
Formed in 1981 by sisters Roxy and Maxine Petrucci, Madam X recruited bassist Chris “Godzilla” Doliber and vocalist Bret Kaiser, who released their classic, Rick Derringer produced, Jet Records debut "We Deserve The Right" in 1984, spawning the hit Rock single “High in High School”. 4 years later, after Roxydeparted to join future Arena Rock superstars Vixen, and original vocalist Kaiser was briefly replaced by an unknown Canadian vocalist named Sebastian Bach, Madam X disbanded, and would remain mostly inactive until 2014, when the original lineup reunited at the Sweden Rock Festival.
Fast forward to 2017, when the Petrucci sisters collaborated with vocalist Mark Slaughter on a Lemmy Kilmister tribute track for their VIP AFTERSHOWproject, Slaughter who introduced Roxy to EMP LABEL GROUP head of A&R Thom Hazaert, who released a 12” “KILMISTER” single for AFTERSHOW, and the conversation soon shifted to the upcoming MADAM X release.
The album features 12 hard-hitting slabs of Rock, including the pummelling title track “Monstrocity”, “Resurrection”, “Nitrous”, and an updated version of their 1984 hit “High In High School.”
Diamante has released her latest music video for the song “Bulletproof” from her debut album, Coming In Hot. The clip showcases a killer training session with fitness motivator and celebrity trainer Melissa Alcantara, known on social media as @FitGurlMel, at Gold’s Gym in Hollywood.
"Thanks so much to the awesome @Fitgurlmel for the inspiring workout. This song is a reminder that when something in life gets you down, you’re strong and can be bulletproof! It came about from my experience of being with people who always tried to make me feel like I was less-than and constantly put me down, this song is the empowering moment when I realized my self-worth and everything I am capable of."
Diamante, 21, brings her own flair to the rock genre with Coming In Hot. As Billboard proclaimed, "Coming in Hot is an excellent showcase for the raw power of her voice, which at times recalls Melissa Etheridge and Sass Jordan blended with the dispassionate élan of Blondie's Debbie Harry." Produced by Howard Benson [Chris Cornell, Kelly Clarkson, My Chemical Romance, Halestorm], the record is a head-turning debut full of "arresting rock anthems," which Cryptic Rock noted in its review.
Fans and critics have already been equally besotted by Diamante's room-filling voice. The "Bulletproof" video shows another side of this strong, fierce, rock 'n' roll dynamo.
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Swedish stoner/heavy rock band MaidaVale have released a video for their song "Oh Hysteria" The song is from the band's new album Madness Is Too Pure which will be released in March 2018 via The Sign Records.
The band commented:-
"This song came to life during a creative jam session while writing for the album. Once we had found the groove and the hook it all fell into place very naturally. We were happy to work with Flickhemmet on this video; they managed to really capture the essence of the song.”
Watch the video here: http://www.moshville.co.uk/video/2018/02/video-premiere-maidavale-oh-hysteria/
Pre-order the album on vinyl here: http://freighttrain.se/en/the-sign-record/maidavale/maidavale-madness-is-too-pure-lp.html
Red Cat Records is proud to announce the brand new partnership with lady rock Paola Pellegrini Lexrock, to publish and promote her third album, that will be out in this spring.
It is not an easy task describing the talents of Paola Pellegrini, an intricate all-around expression of rock. The term that best describes her diverse nature would be "polyhedral": professional criminal lawyer in the city of Florence by day and a devout rock guitarist, singer/songwriter by night. Her passion for hard rock/punk/metal came at an early age. Ever since she was a little girl she has been playing guitar and writing songs. Having been a member of various bands, she started her solo career: Paola Pellegrini Lexrock, coining the terms LEX=LAW and ROCK to describe her commitment to protect the constitutionally guaranteed rights of people and the sense of disruptive force and love for authenticity which is ROCK.
After recording her first self-produced album "Agape" (2013), all in italian language, her journey towards artistic and musical success began, leading Paola to the label “Qua’ rock Records” and released the first professional album "Dreams Come True" (2015).
Going on with real passion and hard work, Paola started to collaborate with some of the most important rock musicians in Italy to realize her new album, with a greater focus on arrangements and a particular attention to the sound, that is powerful and at the same time melodic, with great guitars and a strong rhythm section. All tracks are in English (excepted one song) and oriented to an international market and to a wider audience, and Paola has also the will to play it live the more that is possible and hopefully not only in Italy.
From 3rd March, Stone Broken will be celebrating the release of their latest album ‘Ain't Always Easy’ with fans at HMV stores across the UK. Starting at HMV Birmingham Bullring on 3rd March, the band will be performing short acoustic sets and taking time to sign copies of their new album for fans in an intimate HMV setting.
Access is granted on a first come first served basis with a purchase of the new album from HMV Sheffield High Street on the day of the event, up to store capacity.
Embrace will appear at:
hmv Birmingham Bullring – 3rd March, 5.30pm
hmv Sheffield High Street – 4th March, 2.00pm
hmv Chester – 6th March, 12.30pm
hmv Bristol Broadmead – 7th March, 5.00pm
For full ticketing details, head to www.hmv.com/hmvlive/stone-broken
Please note that photography restrictions may apply and that the band only be signing copies of his new album.
‘Ain't Always Easy’ is released on 2nd March 2018
Diamante reveals Thelma & Louise-inspired video for 'Had Enough' which can be viewed below:-
Made in support of the #MeToo movement with an all female team, it pays tribute to the classic female friendship road trip film
"I think especially in today’s social climate, it’s both important and powerful to be able to tell the world ‘I’ve had enough, I’m pissed off, and it’s time for change." - Diamante
'Had Enough' follows Diamante’s 'Coming In Hot' official video which has now been streamed more than 1 million times
“Diamante has been making a big noise. With a series of feisty, well-received singles...the anthemic 'Had Enough' [is] a perfectly timed cover of a song originally released by English alt-rockers Lower Than Atlantis in 2016. - Team Rock (She Rocks Campaign, 2018)
As her sultry and show-stopping video for 'Coming In Hot' crosses 1 Million YouTube streams, 21-year-old Diamante shows she’s more than meets the eye in the brand new video for her female empowerment video anthem 'Had Enough'.
Shot on location in Palm Springs CA, Diamante enlisted an all-female team to create the ultimate gal-pal road trip video, which pays homage to the classic pissed-off-chick-flick Thelma and Louise. Taking the desert by storm alongside actress Mackenna Johnson, the video features a behind-the scenes cast including Director/Producer Sofia Lane, production crew Rose Lu and Alyssa Mordal, and camera work by Tania Espinosa Cueva. Each woman is up-and-coming in her respective field.
“It’s critical to see more women at the top of fields traditionally dominated by men,” explains Diamante on her decision to hire women for this shoot. “But in order to do that, we need to give women a chance to get their foot in the door. It was very important to me to create opportunities for other women in the making of this video”
Originally recorded by Lower Than Atlantis, Diamante decided to put her stamp on the song because the strong lyrical content struck a chord. “Something about its unapologetic honesty really captivated me. I think that level of honesty and bluntness of being able to tell the world: 'Hey! I'm pissed off!' is very powerful and something that music has been craving, especially in today's climate”
'Had Enough' is the fourth track released from her forthcoming debut record due out later this year on Better Noise Records, following 'Haunted', 'Sleepwalking' and the breakout track 'Coming In Hot'. Produced by Howard Benson [Chris Cornell, Kelly Clarkson, My Chemical Romance, Halestorm], the upcoming collection brings to light a signature sound the artist has been developing meticulously since age 13. With her edgy style, sultry vocals, pop sensibility, and unabashed swagger, the Mexican-Italian-American solo artist draws from myriad influences and calls to mind legends from a spectrum of rock icons including Joan Jett, Pat Benatar, Debbie Harry, Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, and Bowie.
Read Diamante’s interview with Team Rock on the making of the 'Had Enough' video HERE.
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