GHOST: Spillways featuring Joe Elliott

Absolutely fangirled over this announcement. My teenage years of hair metal and adult years of metal combined into one song! Ghost is joined by Def Leppard frontman, Joe Elliott, on “Spillways” and it’s fantastic. “Spillways” always had a hair metal guitar wail and Joe’s voice fits in wonderfully with Ghost frontman’s Tobias Forge. Listen to “Spillways” below Continue reading GHOST: Spillways featuring Joe Elliott

Angus McSix: Master of the Universe

Angus McSix had us at 1 better. Out now, is “Master of the Universe” from the forthcoming album Angus McSix and the Sword of Power, set to be released on 7-April on Napalm Records. After Prince Angus heroically died in one of the greatest battles in the history of man and goblinkind, all hope in Scotland and the whole galaxy seemed lost. In the Realm … Continue reading Angus McSix: Master of the Universe

Dakota Jones: Sugar Pie

Oooooooohhhhhh, lawd chile. (That’s Southern for ‘oh lord child’.) As someone who grew up in the South (both Carolinas) and has been called ‘sugar pie’ once or twice, the brand new single from Brooklyn’s Dakota Jones, “Sugar Pie”, takes me back home. “Sugar Pie” is a delicious return to soul with a helluva lot of funk added in for sexy saucy flavour! Dakota Jones is … Continue reading Dakota Jones: Sugar Pie

Villagers Of Ioannina City: Father Sun

Villagers Of Ioannina City recently announced their first live album, Through Space and Time (Alive in Athens 2020), will be re-released on March 3 via Napalm Records. Villagers Of Ioannina City are Alex Karametis (guitar, vocals), Akis Zois (bass), Aris Giannopoulos (drums), Konstantis Pistiolis (clarinet, kaval, backing vocals), Konstantinos Lazos (bagpipe, winds), Kostas Zois (guitar), and Achilleas Radis (keys) and have been infusing psychedelic rock … Continue reading Villagers Of Ioannina City: Father Sun

Russkaja: Shapka

It’s time for a wonderful blend of polka ska punk with a nu metal twist! Don’t you dare roll your eyes until you listen to “Shapka” by Russkaja. “Shapka” is the latest single from Russkaja’s forthcoming album Turbo Polka Party (February 3 on Napalm Records) and while the album calls for peace, “Shapka” calls for a chaotic good time. Hailing from Austria, Russkaja is Georgij … Continue reading Russkaja: Shapka

Chris Young: All Dogs Go to Heaven and Looking for You

The baritone crooner and a tall drink of water, Chris Young, recently released two lovely songs about love. Love of a furbaby and love of a human. With “All Dogs Go to Heaven”, all we have to say is who cut the goddamn onions? 😭  The track is a lovely ode to man’s best friend and as someone who’s lost their best friend more than … Continue reading Chris Young: All Dogs Go to Heaven and Looking for You

Ren: Hi Ren and Sick Boi

I discovered Ren when Chantal Kreviazuk shared his song “Hi Ren” on her Instagram stories. And, wow. Wow. Oh. Wow. Ren is Ren Gill, an English artist, who has been transparent and chronicled his years of chronic health problems which he lists on his website as Lyme disease, Mast Cell Activation Disorder, M.E./CFS, ADHD, chronic depression, intermittent episodes of psychosis. His song, “Hi Ren”, had … Continue reading Ren: Hi Ren and Sick Boi

Visions of Atlantis: Clocks

Music guru, Eric Alper, recently tweeted, “Try listening to different music genres to expand not only your creativity, but you might find your next favorite artist, too.” We take Eric’s words to heart and while we here at Amplify the Noise do listen to everything that crosses our paths, we don’t necessarily dig everything that crosses our paths. For the music that we don’t like, … Continue reading Visions of Atlantis: Clocks