BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

BARB WIRE DOLLS Reveal Music Video for “Fade Away” – A Tribute to the Victims of the Bataclan Tragedy

The origin story of the fastest rising band in underground rock, BARB WIRE DOLLS, is undoubtedly an impressive one. From being discovered and signed by late rock legend Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, to being personally invited to move to Los Angeles by iconic KROQ DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, BARB WIRE DOLLS have proven worthy of some of music’s biggest stars. While BARB WIRE DOLLS are humbled by those honors to this day, their chief honor was to be personally invited to record…

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Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Former Faith No More Singer Dead

Chuck Mosley  was an American singer-songwriter who was best known as the frontman for Faith No More from 1984 to 1988. During his tenure with the band, they released two albums, We Care a Lot and Introduce Yourself. The EMP Label Group posted the following tribute to Chuck: Today the EMP/THC family has suffered a devastating loss, with the passing of our friend, and artist, Chuck Mosley. Here is the official statement from his family….

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VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

VNV NATION sells out American Empire Tour – returns to Denver + LA in December!

VNV Nation just wrapped up their Automatic Empire Tour in the US and are now taking the show abroad to select cities in Germany and Spain. Harris will continue to perform the iconic albums Automatic and Empires in a series of small clubs. Nearly every single date SOLD OUT in advance of the tour but have no fear, Ronan Harris is slated to return to the states in December for fans who may have missed him this time around. Harris will be performing DJ sets at Bar Standard in Denver, CO on December 30th and…

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DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

DOLL SKIN Release ‘Daughter’ Music Video, On Tour With ONE-EYED DOLL

DOLL SKIN have released the video for their new single “DAUGHTER”. DOLL SKIN is currently on tour supporting ONE-EYED DOLL on the SOMETHNG WICKED Tour, with special guests CO-OP (featuring Dash Cooper) on select dates, plus a select handful of headlining dates. The tour follows up several legs of headlining on the SHUT UP! Tour, and a Summer stint on the 2017 VANS WARPED TOUR. DOLL SKIN is supporting MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, the June 2017 released follow up to their 2016 EMP Label Group debut, IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN), Produced…

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HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

HOOBASTANK SIGN WITH NAPALM RECORDS WORLDWIDE AND ANNOUNCE UPCOMING ALBUM ARRIVING IN 2018

2017 marks another chapter in the career of exceptional rock act,HOOBASTANK, by signing to the Austrian indie label NAPALM RECORDS and announcing their next album, scheduled for the first half of 2018. HOOBASTANK comments on their future endeavors: “We’re extremely thrilled about signing with Napalm Records and honored to be joining their roster of talented artists. For our 6th full-length album we finally got to work with producer Matt Wallace (Faith No More, Maroon 5). We had been wanting…

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The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

The Nearly Deads – Revenge Of The Nearly Deads

Artist: The Nearly Deads Album: Revenge Of The Nearly Deads Genre: Alternative / Hard Rock Label: The Nearly Deads Release Date: June 9, 2017 Review: If you’re into Halestorm, you’ve got to check out The Nearly Deads. Starting with the “Diamond in the Rough”, the band shows that they have what it takes to kick out the jams. It’s a great opening track with a lot of energy. Lead vocalist, T.J. has a great voice. It’s incredibly smooth,…

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Marilyn Manson – Heaven Upside Down

Marilyn Manson – Heaven Upside Down

Artist: Marilyn Manson Album: Heaven Upside Down Genre: Metal / Alternative Label: Loma Vista Recordings Release Date: October 6, 2017 Track Listing: 01. Revelation #12 02. Tattooed In Reverse 03. WE KNOW WHERE YOU FUCKING LIVE 04. SAY10 05. KILL4ME 06. Saturnalia 07. JE$U$ CRI$I$ 08. Blood Honey 09. Heaven Upside Down 10. Threats Of Romance  

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Disclarity release new turbo-charged single “Ghosts”

Disclarity release new turbo-charged single “Ghosts”

Finnish metalcore act Disclarity has released a new single “Ghosts”. The band just returned from it’s two weeks and 12 shows tour from central Europe. And what would be better time to release some fresh material? Band comments the new single: “The single Ghosts differs from Disclaritys earlier production with its faster tempo and cruel and oppressive atmosphere. Lyrics dive into human addictions, self-deception and disappointment. From these ruins rises up almost popish/mainstream atmosphere of…

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Darkened Alternative Metal band SKEIN Release Their 2nd Album & New Video

Darkened Alternative Metal band SKEIN Release Their 2nd Album & New Video

Finnish darkened alternative metal quintet SKEIN released their second album named ‘DEADWEIGHT’ with a new video. Assembled with the invaluable help of producer Tuomas Kokko (Ghost Brigade, Swallow the Sun etc.), the album moves dynamically across different soundscapes, reaching from crushingly heavy guitar riffs to more etheric, atmospheric parts. Unlike their debut album ‘Of Wings Unfolding’, which was a concept album with a strong narrative and a storyline (strengthened by a novel published alongside the physical copy) the songs…

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Interview With T.J. From The Nearly Deads

Interview With T.J. From The Nearly Deads

XS ROCK: Tell me about the latest news with The Nearly Deads? Any new projects coming out, live shows or announcements? TJ: We just announced a fall tour with our friends Blameshift, and are working on one more for the end of the year. Working on releasing a lyric video for our song “Revenge” off of our new EP “Revenge of The Nearly Deads” as well! XS ROCK:  How long has the Nearly Deads been…

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