WATCH: “Blackout” & “Sex to White Noise” by Life in Mono

First, I have to ask that Life in Mono forgive me for being late to this. As a one woman show, my list of music to share is longer than my time to sit down and write them all. But I’m here and I’m sorry I’m late. Now that my apology is out of the way, can I say, wow. Eleven minutes of wow. One … Continue reading WATCH: “Blackout” & “Sex to White Noise” by Life in Mono

LISTEN: “Poison” by Powerwolf

Days before Alice Cooper’s 75th birthday (February 4), Powerwolf released a spectacular cover of the 1989 hit, “Poison”. The band on the cover, Over the years we have released several cover songs to pay tribute to artists / bands that we personally hold in high regard. With ‘Poison’, Alice Cooper has created a timeless classic and we could not miss the opportunity to celebrate his … Continue reading LISTEN: “Poison” by Powerwolf

ICYMI: Visions of Atlantis announce new live album, Pirates Over Wacken

The symphonic pirates of metal, Visions of Atlantis, have announced they will release a new live album, Pirates Over Wacken, on March 31 via Napalm Records. The live album is from from their 2022 performance at Wacken Open Air. On Pirates Over Wacken, There is something purely magical about Wacken. Maybe it is the collective belief that this is the Holy Ground of Heavy Metal. … Continue reading ICYMI: Visions of Atlantis announce new live album, Pirates Over Wacken

LISTEN: “Is This How You Speak” by Safari Gold

Safari Gold has released a brand new track from their upcoming album The Years Between Dog and Wolf called “Is This How You Speak”. Danny says this of the song, The song asks how much free will we actually have. When intrusive thoughts or moments of clarity can enter and change our minds, can we say we’re really in control? Listen to “Is This How … Continue reading LISTEN: “Is This How You Speak” by Safari Gold

HOT TRACK: “Spoiler Alert” by Cosmic Crooner

There’s something absolutely dreamy about Cosmic Crooner.  It’s the voice and the swagger that echoes through said voice, and it’s the suave confidence that comes through in his photos and videos. His latest track, “Spoiler Alert” from this forthcoming album, The Perks of Being a Hypocrite, is drenched in copious amounts of dreaminess. “Spoiler Alert” is a wonderful mix of 60’s and doowop sound and … Continue reading HOT TRACK: “Spoiler Alert” by Cosmic Crooner

WATCH: “Shallow Graves” by Anti-Flag

Whoa. That’s all I can say about the video for “Shallow Graves” by Anti-Flag featuring Tré Burt. The song is perhaps my favourite off their latest album Lies They Tell Our Children and within the 2 minutes of the video, it is able to give a brutal look at the history of America and how the righteous white man has taken advantage of those whose … Continue reading WATCH: “Shallow Graves” by Anti-Flag

DEBUT SINGLE: “Pr*y” by Bitter Kisses

Yeehaw! Gimmie synth! All the synth! And also gimmie ballsy and badass female fronted bands with an attitude! That is what Bitter Kisses are giving me and I am 100% in. This Bristol based four piece is Gemma Tracey (vocals), Thomas Adams (bass and vocals), Josh Butches (guitar and vocals), and Scarlett Cawley (drums) and their debut single “Pr*y” is out now! The band says … Continue reading DEBUT SINGLE: “Pr*y” by Bitter Kisses

SLEEP TOKEN

I can’t with Sleep Token. And by can’t, I mean I can’t keep up. In the month of January, the collective group of artists released 4 singles. FOUR! “Aqua Regia” on January 20“Granite” on January 19“The Summoning” on January 6“Chokehold” on January 5 Sleep Token first popped onto my radar through an Instagram ad for their song “The Summoning”. The visuals in the ad caught … Continue reading SLEEP TOKEN

Far From Saints: Let’s Turn this Back Around

Who are Far From Saints? Far From Saints is Kelly Jones of Stereophonics plus Patty Lynn and Dwight Baker of The Wind + The Wave. The trio released “Let’s Turn This Back Around” on the 20th of January and I’ve needed time to sit with it and soak in the goodness of it. As I’ve written before about Stereophonics, I hold them to an incredible … Continue reading Far From Saints: Let’s Turn this Back Around

Candlemass: Angle Battle

Doom icons, Candlemass, have released a lyric video for their fourth single, “Angel Battle” from their current album, Sweet Evil Sun (Napalm Records). Heavy on guitar and booming drums and bass, “Angel Battle” is the epic story of the battle between heaven and hell. The battle between heaven and hell isn’t the only battle on Sweet Evil Sun. Founder Leif Edling says this of the … Continue reading Candlemass: Angle Battle