From the Grave
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From the Grave is a touring and recording three piece band that blends psychedelic metal with haunting, phantasmic riffs. Based out of southeastern Oklahoma, this trio of cosmic doom pairs well with artists like Black Sabbath, Pantera, and Opeth.

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The Anxiety Effect
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The Anxiety Effect is a studio based Metalcore band from Northern Pennsylvania consisting of John Lockwood (vocals), Jon Mongillo (guitars), Mario Nobilio (bass), and Geoff Greenman (drums). The band’s sound stems across 2 decades of various metal influences, ranging from commercial successes like Lamb Of God, Chimaira, Tool, Sevendust, and In Flames; to underground acts such as Bleed The Sky, Stemm, and Once Pure.
Originally formed in February 2011 by vocalist John Lockwood, the band started out as a 5 piece regional touring act, often filling venues to capacity. Production for their first studio release ‘They Anxiety Effect E.P.’ began in August of 2011, and was officially released on physical CD and digital download on January 21st, 2012. After a 2 year hiatus, the band would resurface in January of 2017 when Lockwood and drummer Geoff Greenman would reunite, adding guitarist Jon Mongillo to the mix. The band’s touring relationship with UFC theme song performing artist Stemm would bring bass player Mario Nobilio to the fold, and the group started production on new music at their own studio. On May 19th of 2017, their return track ‘Lockdown’ was released world wide through top music service sites such as iTunes, Spoitfy, Google Play, and Amazon. The track was co-produced, mixed, and mastered by Ben Schigel of Spider Studios out of Cleaveland, Ohio, who is known for his work with metal band Chimaira. The band continues to write new material with more tracks slated for release in 2018. For the latest updates, visit the band online at
Brad Abbott
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Brad Abbott is a 90’s influenced singer songwriter from Jeannette Pennsylvania. Loving music from an early age, Brad picked up the guitar in high school and began performing live in 2010.

Brad would go on to take part in several bands out of Western PA, releasing 5 albums under 3 different projects, Villa Manor, Sourloon, and Brad Abbott. in 2013 Brad founded Abbott Independent Records to publish Villa Manor’s “Redefined EP”.

Brad Abbott released the second EP of his solo project, “Indestructible” on August 31st of 2018, and hosts a monthly event at the Keynote Cafe in his hometown of Jeannette, PA, which focuses on showcasing independent musicians.

The Fading Light
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The Fading Light is a 4 piece indie rock band from Pittsburgh, PA. Their signature style of driving rock, catchy melodies, and heartfelt lyrics will catch you with a hook and leave you coming back for more!

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A D&D Campaign that came to life and formed a metal band. The legend of DETHLEHEM began in the realm of GHORUSALEM many eons ago. During their journey, the warriors of DETHLEHEM have traveled through time and space to do battle against dragons, wizards, warlocks, leviathans, shape-shifters, and a sh*t ton of other things that needed to be SLAIN (for XP, duh).

Hear n’ Now
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With the world in a current state of quarantine, lockdown and uncertainty due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, positivity for our global community seems to be in short supply. Everyone is looking for a way to cope. Social media platforms have become the norm for virtual interaction and connection as social distancing is in full effect. And in the wake of the virus’ stronghold on a day to day activities as well as the global economy, music venues have closed, concerts cancelled and tours postponed possibly until 2021. But the soundtrack of our lives continues to play a group of musical artists have come together to write and record an all-new, original song to bring both music and hope back to the forefront while raising some much-needed awareness for and thanks to those who have been working countless hours to keep our world healthy and well.

Keep it Metal Promotions have partnered with Heaven and Hell Records (US) to officially release the initiative’s new single, “No Road to Ruin.”

Heaven and Hell Records will make the Hear ‘n Now single, “No Road to Ruin,” available as a free digital download through their distribution networks. Listeners will also be able to contribute to a donation collection that will benefit The Center for Disaster  more


released May 11, 2020

“No Road to Ruin” features the talents of:
Steve Grimmett of Steve Grimmett’s Grim Reaper – vocals
Patrick Kennison of Lita Ford/Heaven Below – lead guitar
Chris Natalini of Blood Feast – vocals
Ed Mischke of Veronica Freeman – lead guitar
Frank Cross – vocals
Danny Gomez of Gothic Slam/Messonic – vocals
Alex Olivetti of Threatpoint – lead guitar
James Pera of Corners of Sanctuary – bass
Mad T of Corners of Sanctuary – drums
Mick Michaels of Corners of Sanctuary – guitars, keyboards, vocals
Billy Loney – backing vocals
Producer Bill Metoyer (Slayer, Armored Saint) – post-production

Her Name Echoes
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Her Name Echoes is a hard rock band from Tucson, AZ known for their
anthemic, larger-than-life sound that blends dark, theatrical elements with
aggressive and radio-friendly rock. Members Joseph Demirjian (vocalist), Peter
Cortés (bassist), Billy Shank (guitarist), Qusai Asaad (guitarist), and Ryan
Kemmer (drummer) are known to put on a high-energy performance that has
captured audiences since their inception. Give the band a listen and hear for

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First solo album from me, I write a lot of music, and some some styles do not fit my current band, so I decided to put a compilation of these tunes together.

Dancing with Ghosts
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Dancing with Ghosts is an electronic-infused alternative rock band from
Jacksonville, Florida. The band was started by Josh Cannon back in 2015. After
multiple attempts to work within a traditional band dynamic, Josh ventured off on
his own and began writing, recording and performing his own music. In 2017,
Stephanie Conner joined the band a few months after Dancing with Ghosts’ first
full length release: “Koyaanisqatsi”. Stephanie contributed her vocal talents on
the band’s second album, “The Nightmare Inside You”, which was released in
March of 2018. Along the way, Josh and Stephanie have been producing
numerous music videos which have garnered thousands of views on their
YouTube channel. Josh and Stephanie have taken a “do it yourself” approach to
every aspect of the band which is something they take great pride in. As a result
of a successful podcast Josh hosts (Uncovering Unexplained Mysteries),
Dancing with Ghosts have passionate fans all over the world. Dancing with
Ghosts is currently working on an album of all new material with new singles
being released throughout 2021.
Alt. Rock/Electro
Jacksonville, Fl


A Common Crown
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Kittanning, Pennsylvania based rock outfit A Common Crown have been pretty busy as of late, dropping their new single “Awake” and album The Reckoning . Their rise in the Pittsburgh scene has been somewhat of a slow burner, having really branched out within the last year and establishing themselves as a force to be reckoned with (no pun intended). Having already started with top notch musicians; they have found their sound, their groove and they are ready to take on the world, starting with Pittsburgh.