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Leprous Release ‘Distant Bells’ Single

Leprous Release ‘Distant Bells’ Single

Today, Norwegian Rock outfit Leprous are launching a new, third single entitled “Distant Bells” off their sixth and most ambitious studio album “Pitfalls”, which is to be released on October 25th, 2019 worldwide via InsideOutMusic.

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BOSS Announces DD-3T And DD-8 Digital Delay Pedals

BOSS Announces DD-3T And DD-8 Digital Delay Pedals

New Digital Delay Models in the Iconic Compact Series Bring Players Expanded Features and Increased Versatility

BOSS announces the DD-3T and DD-8, two new digital delay pedals added to the famous compact series lineup. The DD-3T replaces the long- running DD-3, updating the classic pedal with tap tempo and other modern features. The DD-8 takes over from the previous-generation DD-7 as the most advanced delay in the compact series, enhanced with numerous sound modes and features that make it the most full-featured delay pedal in its class. Continue reading →

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Quick Questions With Brewfish

Quick Questions With Brewfish

Brewfish is an Alternative Rock/Reggae band based in Long Beach, California. Established in 2011, they are known for their unique SoCal sound, infusing Dub, Rock, Funky beats, and a touch of Rhythm ‘n Blues. Continue reading →

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Plastic Barricades Release “One for the Road”

Plastic Barricades Release “One for the Road”

London alt indie duo Plastic Barricades released “One for the Road” on the 1st of October. This “ode to freedom of exploration” is the first single from the upcoming sophomore LP “Self-Theories”, due in early 2020. Continue reading →

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Wolves Like Us Share Latest Single ‘Oil Money’

Wolves Like Us Share Latest Single ‘Oil Money’

NEW ALBUM ‘BRITTLE BONES’ RELEASED 25TH OCTOBER (PELAGIC RECORDS)
 
Norway’s WOLVES LIKE US will unleash their fourth album, Brittle Bones, on 25th October via Pelagic Records.
The long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Black Soul ChoirBrittle Bones — demoed by Kvelertak’s Bjarte Lund Rolland and mixed by Kowloon Walled City’s Scott Evans — displays a more refined and dynamic wolf pack. “There was less tension this time; we almost didn’t argue at all which is rare for us,” relays drummer Jonas Thire. “A lot has happened to us at a personal level. Positives, like we all have kids now. But dark shit, too. There’s been a divorce. [Vocalist/guitarist] Lars [Kristensen] has been really sick. He wrote the lyrics as a kind of diary to deal with issues like abuse, literally and figuratively.”

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Quick Questions With These Fast Times

Quick Questions With These Fast Times

These Fast Times started frontman Jeffery Vuorela pulling his former comrade Ryan (Skin Slapper) from the beat down brothels in southern Africa. They realized they didn’t sound like shit enough so they put out an airplane ad stating they needed a lead guitarist and bassist to do the dirty with. Within minutes Jay (Bass) man cocker spaniel sprang from the bushes pulling his broken cardboard wagon with a mentally challenged northern Swedish man named Thomas Acountingsworth (Guitar).
The creatures of the dad bod culture formed a band called These Fast Times because they were going no where fast.. Continue reading →

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Cradle Of Filth Share Lyric Video For Re-Mistressed Version Of ‘Lustmord And Wargasm (The Lick Of Carnivorous Winds)’

Cradle Of Filth Share Lyric Video For Re-Mistressed Version Of ‘Lustmord And Wargasm (The Lick Of Carnivorous Winds)’

‘CRUELTY AND THE BEAST’ REISSUED 1ST NOVEMBER (MUSIC FOR NATIONS)

Ahead of the reissue of Cradle of Filth’s heavy metal classic, ‘Cruelty and the Beast’ on 1st November through Music For Nations, the band have shared a lyric video for the re-mistressed version of ‘Lustmord And Wargasm (The Lick Of Carnivorous Winds)’. Dani Filth comments,
“We chose this song as a first snifter of the beast, as it’s a perfect example of the ‘Re-mistressed’ rerelease.
In truth we could’ve chosen any of the tracks from the album, but went with ‘Lustmord And Wargasm (The Lick Of Carnivorous Winds) as it has everything dripping in spades; blast beats, luscious melodies, a massive epic dropdown section, eerie orchestration, hardcore riffs and a vicious bite that will rip your f**king face clean off.

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Quick Questions With Alder Lights

Quick Questions With Alder Lights

Alder Lights is an up and coming three-piece alternative-rock band. Formed in the unlikely city of Billings, Montana Alder Lights is overflowing with creativity, intentionality, and energy. In the early years they went through various lineup changes. According to the band, this was due to each person learning not only how to be in a band but also time management within it. Continue reading →

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Europe’s Biggest Guitar Event Was A Phenomenal Success In The Third Round!

Europe’s Biggest Guitar Event Was A Phenomenal Success In The Third Round!

  • With 8600 visitors, it is almost 40% more visitors than in the previous year. And the number of young participants has grown.
  • With top artists and visitors from all over the world, the Guitar Summit is more international than ever.
  • The popular Masterclasses were almost completely sold out weeks before the event.
  • With countless workshops, top-class live concerts, optimum testing conditions and attractive raffles, GUITAR SUMMIT offers an unparalleled supporting programme and the widest range of brands.
  • Advance ticket sales and online registration of exhibitors for GUITAR SUMMIT 2020 are already underway.
  • For next year, more than 25% of the available booth space is already booked.

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Paul McCartney Makes Orange Amplification’s Cliff Cooper LIPA Honoured Friend

Paul McCartney Makes Orange Amplification’s Cliff Cooper LIPA Honoured Friend

Orange Amplification Founder and CEO, Cliff Cooper has been made an Honoured Friend of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). He was presented with the award by Sir Paul McCartney at a ceremony held on the 26th July 2019 at the Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

When making the award, Mark Featherstone-Witty of LIPA said, ‘Cliff is our Honoured Friend. This rather special award is given to people who have been generous …….without a hint of expecting anything in return. So Cliff for this award you are an exemplar!…….Putting something back is part of your psyche…….You are a hero and it is good to know there are people like you in the world and even better, associated with us!Continue reading →

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