Monthly Archives July 2017

Heavy Punks COPE Announce New EP & Stream New Track!

Heavy punk/hardcore outfit COPE are delighted to announce their new EP Tooth & Nail, set for release on October 13.

To celebrate the announcement, the band have streamed the eponymous track from the EP. First premiered via Punktastic – HERE!, you can listen to ‘Tooth & Nail’ here:

https://soundcloud.com/copethebandlondon/tooth-nail-single

The track is but a glimpse into the soundworld on COPE’s upcoming release. Fiercely political and positive, the Londoners are a band fitting of today’s political climate.

For fans of early Gallows, Feed The Rhino, Every Time I Die, COPE are a band who are at their most inspired and angry with Tooth & Nail.

Only forming within the last two years, COPE have already played Camden Rocks twice, as well as playing with The Hell, Blood Youth, Zoax, and Create To...

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SKIES IN MOTION Release Video for ‘Happy Families’!

Metal outfit SKIES IN MOTION offer a glimpse into their raucous live show in new video ‘Happy Families’, which coincides with their forthcoming UK headline tour.

‘Happy Families’ is taken from the band’s debut album Life Lessons, due for self-release on the 1st September.

Pre-orders of Life Lessons are available – HERE!

Skies In Motion will be joined on tour by Idle Shores, dates are as follows:
09/08 – Camden Unicorn, London
10/08 – The Pit, Swansea
11/08 – Bar Blue, Eastbourne
12/08 – The Hairy Dog, Derby (hometown show)
13/08 – The Mulberry, Sheffield

02/09 – Macmillan Fest, Nottingham (Skies In Motion only)

It’s not uncommon for bands to wear their heart on their sleeves when writing music, and Skies In Motion are no exception, as they wear theirs with pride throughout the course of ...

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LEGENDARY POWER THRASHERS HERETIC RETURN WITH FIRST ALBUM IN FIVE YEARS!

Heretic has just completed recording their forthcoming release entitled “A Game You Can Not Win” with a release date of October 27th on Dissonance Productions

Heretic was born during the early 80’s Metal scene in Southern California. They were one of the top acts in the LA area. This drew the attention of Metal Blade Records who went on to sign them.

They were first featured on the Metal Massacre 7 compilation. Later they released the EP Torture Knows No Boundary, and the full length LP Breaking Point.

After the release of Breaking Point the band split up when their lead singer joined the band Metal Church. Instead of continuing on guitarist Brian Korban, and bassist Dennis O’Hara went on to form the band Reverend with former Metal Church singer David Wayne.

Flash forward 20+ ye...

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Holy Terror – ‘Total Terror’ Available As a 5 Disc Boxset on October 27, 2017!

Four albums out on vinyl same day!

Dissonance Productions are set to release the Holy Terror 5 disc boxset “Total Terror”.

The boxset contains every album the thrash legends released (Terror And Submission 1987, Mind Wars 1988, El Revengo 2006, Live Terror 2006), plus a DVD containing live sets from Milwaukee, Chicago and Anaheim. The DVD also includes the official video for “Judas Reward”.

On the same day these four albums are released on vinyl.

Terror And Submission (White / Red splattered)
Mind Wars (White / Red splattered)
El Revengo (Purple / White splattered)
Live Terror (Clear)

During their all too brief existence California’s HOLY TERROR quickly took the underground of the 80s by storm! This collection contains thrash classics that easily stood the test of time and therefore ...

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OCEANS ATE ALASKA Release New Single/Video ‘Hansha’!

Birmingham progressive metalcore quintet OCEANS ATE ALASKA have released the video for new single ‘Hansha’ to coincide with the release of acclaimed sophomore album Hikari (28.07.17, Fearless Records).

Buy Hikari here:
Digital: http://smarturl.it/oaahikari
Physical: http://smarturl.it/hikaribundles

Hikari translates to ‘light’ in English and represents the band’s current mindset, illuminating major strides in the group’s sonic vocabulary.

Following a lyrical and musical theme rooted in Samurai mythology, the 11-track album blends traditional Japanese instruments with Oceans Ate Alaska’s dynamic flare.

“We have a huge amount of respect for Japanese culture, especially their music,” says drummer Chris Turner...

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