STARBENDERS Release New Single + Music Video ‘If You Need It’

Today, Atlanta-based glam punk rockers STARBENDERS have dropped their new single ‘If You Need It’ and the accompanying music video via Sumerian Records.  You can watch the video here: https://youtu.be/4qzGWENJSmA Or listen to the song here: https://sumerian.lnk.to/ifyouneedit Speaking about the inspiration behind the track, Kimi Shelter commented: “The band recorded ‘If You Need It’ during a very difficult time in our lives. The sands were shifting beneath our feet as we stood in the studio. The sentiment of the song is captured in the chorus, “I’ve got love if you need it, drugs to keep it even. I can’t take the pain.” Continue Reading

Tour Invite: Lil Lotus UK tour with Magnolia Park and Smrtdeath **Not for publication**

5 June – Mama Roux’s Birmingham *  6 June – Rebellion Manchester 7 June – The Loft Southampton Get in touch with paris@thenoisecartel.com with any review, photo or interview requests. This June, two heavyweights of modern emo are touring the UK together. LIL LOTUS and MAGNOLIA PARK will be appearing in London, Birmingham*, Manchester and Southampton, as well as dates at Slam Dunk festival. Support will come from SMRTDEATH in what is sure to be a premiere night of modern emo and pop punk excellence. This tour comes off the back of LIL LOTUS dropping his video for ‘Girl Next Door’ featuring emo Continue Reading

ARCH ENEMY – Release New Single ‘Sunset Over The Empire’!

ARCH ENEMY RELEASE MONSTROUS NEW SINGLE ‘SUNSET OVER THE EMPIRE‘ TAKEN FROM UPCOMING STUDIO ALBUM ‘DECEIVERS‘ OUT JULY 29TH 2022 VIA CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS Single cover artwork by: CVSPE On July 29th, extreme metal masters ARCH ENEMY will unleash their 11th studio album, ‘Deceivers‘, via Century Media Records. For a preview of the record, the new single, “Sunset Over The Empire“, can be streamed worldwide now HERE. Directed by Grupa13, the video premiere for “Sunset Over The Empire” is set for 5PM GMT today at: https://youtu.be/E3mOvCMG24I ARCH ENEMY‘s founder and chief songwriter Michael Amott comments: “Behold the ‘Sunset Over The Empire‘, the 4th single from our upcoming ‘Deceivers‘ album! This Continue Reading

ARCH ENEMY – Team Up With Iron Maiden For Brand New Game!

  ARCH ENEMY TEAM UP WITH IRON MAIDEN  TO ANNOUNCE NEW GAME ‘LEGACY OF THE BEAST’ OUT NOW   Following successful collaborations last year, 2022 started with Legacy of the Beast teaming up with Disturbed and then Powerwolf and now ARCH ENEMY enters the fold.     Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast wanted a character that would fit perfectly into a story with Doomsday Eddie, a post-apocalyptic warrior whose portents of global annihilation went unheard (based on Iron Maiden’s classic track “2 Minutes to Midnight” from their legendary 1984 album Powerslave). The result of this collaboration is a week-long event called ‘Atomic Sunset’. The Queen Beast character is Continue Reading

OCEANS OF SLUMBER – Release New Single ‘Hearts of Stone’

  OCEANS OF SLUMBER RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘HEARTS OF STONE‘ TAKEN FROM THE UPCOMING ALBUM ‘STARLIGHT AND ASH‘ OUT JULY 22ND 2022 VIA CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS     Check out an atmospheric Visualizer Video for “Hearts of Stone” here: https://youtu.be/WHw3NkP8zUE   Fronted by the inimitable power, range, and grace of vocalist Cammie Beverly, “Starlight and Ash” posits OCEANS OF SLUMBER in a league of their own. This is as much eloquent extensions of famed singer-songwriters Nick Cave and Chris Stapleton as it is the heartbreaking pulse of Type O Negative and Katatonia. “Starlight and Ash” isn’t Metal, but its edges are.   Cammie Continue Reading

POLYPHIA RELEASE NEW TRACK“PLAYING GOD”

ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN HEADLINING TOUR   Genre-bending instrumental band Polyphia are back with “Playing God,” their first song since 2019. The track was produced by guitarists Tim Henson & Scott LePage, alongside JUDGE (Migos & Marshmello, blackbear, Young Thug), and features additional production by the band’s longtime collaborator Y2K (Doja Cat, Remi Wolf, Tove Lo), and Johan Lenox (Kanye, FINNEAS). Co-written with Wes Hauch (Alluvial), the instrumental track features a complex arrangement of nuevo flamenco guitars, bossa nova flair, and trap-influenced rhythms, and sees the band’s guitar virtuosos using nylon string guitars for the first time.   CHECK OUT “PLAYING Continue Reading

OMENXIII Drops New Track and Video”LIVE FAST DIE SLOW” Ft Travis Barker

Announces Signing To World Renowned Independent Label SUMERIAN RECORDS   Friday, May 6th, 2022 – DTLA-based King Of The Underground, OMENXIII has dropped brand new single “Live Fast Die Slow” ft Travis Barker today. The track is accompanied by a new music video which can be watched here or by clicking the image below.   OMENXIII has also announced today that he has signed with world renowned independent label, Sumerian Records with “Live Fast Die Slow” being his first release via his new label home.     OMENXIII is the DTLA-based King Of The Underground, pushing the sonic limits of Continue Reading