What do you do when you’ve co-headlined one of the hottest metal touring packages of 2017? Well, like any rock band that cares about its fans, you do it again, but you take it to the places that missed out the first time. And that’s exactly what metalcore masterminds Killswitch Engage and legendary thrash/metal masters Anthrax are doing!
Formed in June 2017 by long-time friends and band mates, Adam Jerome and Matt Savini, the London-based two-piece have hit the ground running! The guys have opened for Puddle of Mudd, Crazy Town, Trapt, and Saliva in recent months, and gained 65k+ views on their debut single, “Hate Hate Relationship.” They are releasing their self-titled debut EP on November 2nd and will be touring the world heavily in support of the EP next year.
Hong-Kong based fusion guitarist/composer JASON KUI – who combines modern metal, hard rock, funk and ballad influences while integrating rock lead techniques and compelling melodies – will release his diverse debut album, “Absence of Words,” for the first time outside of Hong Kong this Friday, October 13, 2017 via Prosthetic Records. Today, as a special gift to fans, Kui is streaming his entire new album via YouTube four days early!
Los Angeles-based Hard Rock outfit GEMINI SYNDROME have announced their final tour before the group shifts focus towards the writing and recording of their third studio album which will conclude the three part trilogy started with ‘Lux’ and continued on their latest record, ‘Memento Mori’.
Indie-pop quintet JULE VERA will begin their next tour in the U.S. this week, as the band joins on as support to post-hardcore mainstays Emarosa and A Lot Like Birds. The band is hitting the road on the strength of their new album, “Waiting On The Sun.”
Metal Blade Records will release ” Dimevision Vol 2: Roll With It Or Get Rolled Over” – another true celebration of Dimebag Darrrell and how he lived his life – on November 24, 2017.
Exclusive interviews with Josh Todd of Josh Todd and The Conflict, George Lynch of The Lynch Mob, John Connolly of Projected, and Greta Van Fleet! All this and more on THE SYMPHONY OF ROCK!
Deadset Society is poised to become Canada’s hottest property if the band’s debut, [Destroy + Rebuild], is anything to go by. A very promising start for a band you really want to believe in!
“Highway Tune” (Lava Records), the debut single from Greta Van Fleet has just attained the #1 spot on the U.S. Active and Mainstream Rock Radio charts, and #1 on the Canadian Active Rock Radio chart.
Atlas describes itself as a guitar/keyboard-driven melodic rock band that combines elements of rock, pop, progressive rock, and jazz. Normally that’s a lot for any band to take on; hinting that the members might not have found a comfortable nor identifiable musical niche. Atlas, however, surprisingly pulls it off with amazing results.