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Australian metalcore quartet The Weight Of Silence has released their new rap cover from Big Boi's (Outkast) single "Shutterbugg" with a new music video.
Vocalist, Jacob Pedersen commented on why the band choose this cover saying, "We've been quite influenced by hip-hop whilst writing the the new record and we decided that, a classic hip-hop cover would be the perfect bridge or transition into the newer sound we're writing. We're very excited about the release of "Shutterbugg" but, what's to come soon after is what we're most excited for."
While the band proves their love for hip-hop, they also claim a new shift in their modern metalcore sound, incorporating a range of styles from hip-hop to deathcore, which hints at a new direction for their upcoming sophomore release.
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UK alt-rock five piece As Lions have unveiled a special acoustic performance of the current hit single ‘Skin’ by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, filmed at London’s YouTube Creative Studio in Kings Cross. Showcasing the band’s softer side, the stripped back version exposes their incredible ability to adapt, and tone things down.
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The band are currently on the road in the US with Shinedown, where they have bulldozed their way into the Top 15 of the Billboard Mainstream and Active Rock Radio Charts, joining the company of huge US rock acts including Avenged Sevenfold, Papa Roach, Mastodon and many more.
And now, following their headline show at the Boston Arms Music Rooms in March, As Lions will be back in the UK for their first ever headline tour, playing a run of 17 dates in September.
As Lions are also confirmed for their first UK festival appearance of the year at Bristol's Fat Lip Festival in July with Young Guns. The band will also be playing a number of European & US festivals including Rock Am Ring, Rock Im Park, Graspop, Rock On The Range and Northern Invasion.
June 2nd – Rock Am Ring (DE)
June 2nd-4th – Rock Im Park (DE)
June 16th-18th – Graspop (BEL)
July 23rd – Amplified Festival, Gloucestershire
July 29th – Fat Lip Festival, Bristol
Sept 9th – Bridgend, Hobo’s
Sept 10th Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
Sept 12th – Nottingham, Rock City Basement
Sept 13th – Bristol, Louisiana
Sept 14th – Tunbridge Wells, Forum
Sept 15th – Norwich, Waterfront
Sept 17th – Chester, Live Rooms
Sept 18th – Birmingham, Flapper
Sept 20th – Leeds, Key Club
Sept 21st – Newcastle, Jumpin Jacks
Sept 22nd – Glasgow, Garage Attic
Sept 23rd – Stoke, Sugarmill
Sept 25th – Manchester, Rebellion
Sept 26th – Dover, Booking Hall
Sept 27th – Bournemouth, Anvil
Sept 28th – Southampton, Joiners
Sept 29th – Leicester, Firebug
Sept 30th – London, Old Blue Last
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The rise of Tragedy has been swift and incident filled. Their heavy metal meets the Bee Gees meets disco has been welcomed into the hearts and minds of people across the globe and now the band are back with the soon to be global smash album – ‘The Joy of Sex’.
The album is set for a European release on February 24th, just as the band hit the UK for another extensive run around the country.
‘The Joy of Sex’ features eleven new Tragedy hits – including ‘Little Red Corvette’ (Prince), ‘Borderline’ (Madonna), ‘Do You Think I’m Sexy’ (Rod Stewart), ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ (Rick Astley) and their stunning re-make of the disco floor filling classic – ‘Stayin’ Alive’!
Much like their acclaimed re-working of the ‘Grease’ classic ‘You’re the One That I Want’, Tragedy have taken the Bee Gees disco classic and given it a 2017 update!!
The band recently finished the video for ‘Stayin’ Alive’ in New York with special guest star Dave Hill (acclaimed U.S. comedian) and will be launching the video clip very soon! Their video for reworked ‘Grease’ classic ‘You’re the One That I Want’ took the U.S. by storm with 150,000 in its first week on YouTube!
Check out the clip here; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxD_CAatY-8
Tragedy hit the UK for another fun filled tour starting on Feb 24th (full list of dates below).
HOW DEEP IS YOUR MUM - UK TOUR 2017
Fri 24 Feb - MANCHESTER - Rebellion
Sat 25 Feb - CARLISLE - Brickyard
Sun 26 Feb - LIVERPOOL - O2 Academy
Mon 27 Feb - EDINBURGH - Bannermans
Tues 28 Feb - GLASGOW - Audio
Wed 1 March - NEWCASTLE - Think Tank
Thurs 2 March - BILSTON/WOLVERHAMPTON - Robin 2
Fri 3 March - BRISTOL - The Fleece
Sat 4 March - LONDON - The Garage
Sun 5 March - SOUTHAMPTON - 1865
Tues 7 March - SWANSEA - Sin City
Wed 8 March - MILTON KEYNES - Craufurd Arms
Thurs 9 March - GREAT YARMOUTH - Legends of Rock Festival
Fri 10 March - OXFORD - Bullingdon
Sat 11 March - BUXTON - Buxton Rocks Festival
Global Music Award-winning Nomadic Mongolian folk metal group Tengger Cavalry are feeling Pokémon fever with the recent buzz around Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sun and Moon. Naturally, the only cure for this fever was to record a cover track! Tengger Cavalry just dropped a Mongolian metal-style cover of the Pokémon Gym Battle Theme, which you can hear now via Metal Injection. Listen here: http://www.metalinjection.net/latest-news/yes/pokemons-gym-battle-music-gets-the-nomadic-metal-cover-it-deserves-thanks-to-tengger-cavalry
Right now, you can pre-order Tengger Cavalry's upcoming kAAn EP via Bandcamp, where you can also stream a new track "Wasted". The band surprised fans with the EP announcement late last month. The album will be available next Monday, December 12, and fans should expect a new music video for the title track coming soon. Pre-order kAAn and stream "Wasted" here: https://tenggercavalry.bandcamp.com/album/kaan-ep
Tengger Cavalry will perform one of their only local shows this winter at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, December 16 at 8:00pm. The band will be joined by Tungsten, Entropy and Goblin Hovel. Click here to purchase tickets.
This show follows the band's recent honorary performance at the 29th Annual Chinggis Khaan Memorial Ceremony in Princeton, NJ, a conference dedicated to the legendary Mongolian.
Danish metal phenomenon Myrkur has just shared a new track from her forthcoming acoustic / live EP Mausoleum (out this August 19). "Song To Hall Up High," originally by Bathory, has been re-worked and wholly transformed by MYRKUR and has premiered at Metal Hammer, who called the rendition "a gauntlet thrown down to the foes, but one wrapped in finest gossamer, and more true to the transcendent, spirit-channelling nature of black metal than any number of self-appointed grimness-wardens bashing away at their keyboards."
Hear Myrkur's take on "Song To Hall Up High" now at this location.
On the one-year anniversary of her critically-acclaimed, masterful debut full-length, M, Danish black metal artist Myrkur unveils a captivating live recording from the historic Emanuel Vigeland Mausoleum in Oslo, Norway. Aptly titled Mausoleum, the album features beautifully dramatic & stripped-down acoustic reinventions of seven songs from M plus one brand new song and a Bathory cover; all accompanied by the Norwegian Girls Choir and Håvard (ex-Ulver) on guitar. Captured in a cold, dimly-lit tomb covered in morbid frescos that depict the circle of human life from conception til death, Mausoleum is an incredible showcase of Myrkur's sublime yet haunting voice in a truly chilling, unrivalled atmosphere.
Mausoleum is due out this August 19 on CD / LP / Digital via Relapse. Physical pre-orders are available at this location, and digital versions can be pre-ordered via Myrkur's Bandcamp here.
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