Japanese Alt / Rap Metallers Man With A Mission unveil new single '86 Missed Calls ft. Patrick Stump' (frontman of Fall Out Boy)
DARK CROW BRAND NEW EP ANNOUNCED - OUT OCTOBER 23rd
‘86 MISSED CALLS - FEAT. PATRICK STUMP’ - NEW SINGLE OUT NOW - LISTEN HERE
Japanese superstars Man With A Mission have announced their brand new EP Dark Crow, due for release on October 23rd.
To mark the announcement the wolf collective have released their brand new single ’86 Missed Calls feat. Patrick Stump’, which features guest vocals from the Fall Out Boy frontman.
The dark electro-tinged rock track has also been selected as the theme song for the new Japanese feature film Three Nobunagas.
Man With A Mission have been a part of major cultural moments in Japan and beyond. Their songs have sound tracked numerous anime films, TV shows, video games including Street Fighter V and also high profile sporting teams including Japan’s Sunwolves Super Rugby Team and New Japan Pro Wrestling G1 Climax last year.
The Dark Crow EP title track has also been selected as the theme song for the latest TV anime series of Vinland Saga. The track starts with bagpipes before breaking into frenzied rock featuring rap and singing in both their native and English tongue.
Elsewhere on the EP is the delicate ballad ‘Reiwa feat. milet’ including beautiful vocals from the Japanese singer-songwriter. A remix from the US producer Slushii of the band’s 2017 hit single ‘My Hero’ closes the EP.
Man With A Mission are one of the most important and loved rock bands in Asia today. They sell out arenas across their homeland and have also completed sold-out headline tours of the UK, Europe and US. The five-piece dominated a performance at Download Festival this summer, which celebrated the wolf pack’s rabid following in the UK. Man With A Mission have even more exciting announcements to follow soon.
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Italian Metalcore crew Tonight We Stand & Italian rapper Lavinia Viscus release suicide prevention track
Italian metal quintet Tonight We Stand are back with a new lyric video and single called 'Hollowgrams' featuring rapper/hip hop artist Lavinia Viscuso. Visually, the video looks like supplemental content for an R.L Stine Goosebumps book, but the song actually has a darker, more serious tone.
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Tonight We Stand states:-
"'Hollowgrams' talks about the emotional struggles that many artists face and it addresses suicide / depression. With this song, we wanted to raise suicide awareness for the sake of anyone who has succumbed to the most insurmountable mental anguish. We must look at suicide as what it is: a preventable outcome of a treatable illness."
"Hollowgrams" was mixed by Betraying The Martyrs guitarist Lucas D’angelo and mastered by Ermin Hamidovic (Architects, Periphery).
Tonight We Stand released their debut EP Redemption in 2016 on Sliptrick Records, which was awarded the "Best Underground Release" by Rock Hard Italy. The four song offering was produced and mixed at Solid Ground Recording Studio, and mastered by Andrea Fusini, as was their 2017 single "I Will Rise, You'll Fade Away."
Listen to "Hollowgrams" on Spotify.
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Japanese superstars Man With A Mission have announced the release of their brand new single ‘Fly Again 2019’. The band have released an amazing video for the song, filmed at their recent 50,000 capacity headline show at the Hanshin Koshien Stadium, capturing the huge scale of the Japanese rock phenomenon and their rapturous following.
Originally released as the B-side of their debut single in Japan in 2011, ‘Fly Again’ was quick to turn into a tearaway hit for Man With A Mission in their homeland. It is a massive live favourite with fans of the stadium rock stars and the phenomenal demand for the track has not let up in eight years. And now, due to its continued stature as a huge live hit with their fans around the world, the song has been chosen to be a featured track in tonight’s episode (April 29th) of the TV show Radiation House, adapted from the hit manga series.
Man With A Mission have now re-recorded it for an international release proper as ‘FLY AGAIN 2019’; a hi-octane cut with danceable rock riffs, vinyl scratching and one of the most addictive and inescapable choruses ever to come out of Asia.
Having now sold out a number of headline tours in the UK following the release of their massively acclaimed debut international album "Chasing The Horizon" last year, the band return this summer to play Download Festival on June 14th.
‘Fly Again 2019’ is available to stream on YouTube now, and will be made available to download and listen on all streaming platforms from May 10th worldwide.
‘FLY AGAIN 2019’ - NEW SINGLE - WATCH THE INCREDIBLE VIDEO HERE
Tokyo Tanaka – vocals
Jean-Ken Johnny – vocals & guitar
Kamikaze Boy – bass
DJ Santa Monica – DJ
Spear Rib – drums
Man With A Mission are one of the biggest Japanese rock bands and are a huge draw across Asia. They released their first international album (their fifth in Japan) Chasing the Horizon last year to huge acclaim, which has set them well on their way to global domination as one of the most exciting and intriguing new rock phenomenon.
Man With A Mission were recently featured as cover stars of Rock Sound Magazine and have been receiving Radio 1 support. Following their numerous sell out stadium tours in their home country, they have also completed headline tours of the UK, Europe and US.
The band were met by a rapturous response from fans when they played Reading & Leeds Festival last year for the first time to an overflowing tent.
Ohio's The World I Knew bring 'Trap Metal' to the fore with 'Piecefull' music video; trance-hip hop metalcore
Trap Metal Band The World I Knew Release New Music Video for "Piecefull" - WATCH IT HERE
Cincinnati-based The World I Knew bring a distinct and unapologetic vibe to the metalcore scene. Fusing together elements of electro, hip-hop and chest-pounding breakdowns, the quintet has released their latest single and music video "Piecefull."
"'Piecefull' is about pretenders," says vocalist Wesley Merritt. "Those that will pretend to be there for you and have your back as long as things are going well for them, and what happens to them once they've been exposed. We take loyalty very seriously, loyalty is everything."
"Piecefull" starts with Merritt acting as his own hype man before launching into a full-on lyrical beatdown. The video was directed by Josh Emerick and Ross Thiesen, shot in a Columbus, OH at The Continent.
The World I Knew have been striving to create music without boundaries or limitations since their formation in 2014 and the release of their debut single "Fuck a 9-5." The group's uncanny ability to seamlessly engage with audiences across the punk/metal/rap/rock scene makes them an attractive group to follow in 2019.
Listen to "Piecefull" now on Spotify.
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Greek nu metal/rapcore group Project Theory have released their first new material since the bands album 'Something Between Us' released via Sliptrick Records in 2016. The track is called 'The Way We Follow' and comes with an official video featuring dancer Danae Tsirigoti and Project Theory in all their glory.
Watch video here:- www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QnK88LnH04&feature=youtu.be
Project Theory – The Way We Follow [Official Video]
Recorded and mixed at Valve Studios (Greece) by: Project Theory and Stratos Karagiannidis
Mastered at Nagasaki Studios (USA) by: Steve Nagasaki
Filmed, Directed, shot & edited by: Tasos Amarantidis
From Thessaloniki, Greece, Project Theory was formed in 2013 and they beautifully mixed aggressive riffs and sorrowfully melodic vocals to craft a killer formula with the title Something Between Us. Their sound is in the range of metal with clear influences from Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park, Papa Roach, System Of A Down, etc, all with the traditional Project Theory twist.
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Listen to Something Between Us on: Spotify
Project Theory are:
Antreas Boutos – Vocal
Lefteris Arapoglou – Guitar
Alexis Kipouridis – Bass
Kostas Papageorgiou – Drums
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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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The highly controversial and iconic, Body Count (featuring Ice-T on vocals), has officially inked a world-wide deal with Century Media Records and will begin tracking their highly anticipated new, full-length offering with Will Putney (Miss May I, Upon A Burning Body). Putney also tracked the group’s last effort, Manslaughter, which caught the entire genre’s immediate attention with its sheer abrasiveness and unabashed brutality.
Ice- T states:
"It’s cool to be a member of The Century Label Group alongside such a lot of well-established metal artists. With our last album Manslaughter, we tested the waters and got a great response from the fans and critics. Now it’s time to go kill it and make a more aggressive album and keep the Body CountT style intact. Producer, Will Putney (Miss May I, Upon A Burning Body), is like a member of the band and has an excellent ear. He’s a great producer because he captures the true essence of our band’s sound. Once we are done writing the song it’s his job to step in and make it sound better. He helps move the record in the right direction, were anticipating working with him again. “Once the records done, were going to shoot a lot of music videos and perform spot-dates on certain tests, etc.”
This is the group that dropped hip-hop attitude into heavy metal and hard rock music before Rage Against The Machine, Limp Bizkit, Linkin Park and Hollywood Undead made records, despite nary an ounce of rapping over their mosh-pit inducing songs. Body Count is a full on metal band, fronted by a legendary rapper who drops knowledge, violent stories and verbal middle fingers, with a bellowing growl descended from some of punk rock’s most pissed off screamers.
Ice-T and co-founder / lead guitarist Ernie C have perfected their mix of thrash, punk and bottom heavy doom across five albums, hitting a zenith with the unstoppable Manslaughter, backed by bassist/songwriter Vincent Price (with Body Count now for nearly 15 years), drummer Ill Will (joined in 2009) and new guitarist Juan Garcia of Evildead. They embody the monumental Southern California tradition of street born punk bands like Suicidal Tendencies combined with the aggressive aural napalm of Slayer. From the punk bite of their gold debut through the metallic triumph of Born Dead (1994), Violent Demise: The Last Days (1997) and Murder 4 Hire (2006), to the all encompassing Body Count vibe of Manslaughter, which merges the strengths of the band’s entire catalogue.
Driven by the same iconoclastic, anti-authoritarian and pimp-turned-poet mentality that made Ice-T a gangster rap pioneer, a platinum artist from the streets and a household name in film and television before “rapper / actor” was a commonly used term, Body Count flipped the script with the same tenacity when they bum-rushed heavy metal. The first rumblings of Body Count were heard in the eponymous song unleashed on Ice-T’s gigantic O.G.: Original Gangster album in 1991, which hit stores just two months after Ice’s first major movie role in the modern crime classic, “New Jack City.” The fierce thrash of the “Body Count” anthem put people on notice that the Megadeth cap Ice-T wore on MTV wasn’t for show: aggressive heavy metal and hardcore is in his blood.
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