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Cut the Berry is a 5-piece experimental rock band, based in Manchester UK, but from all over the world.
Composed and produced in by André Pires, a sound engineer, producer and "weird music" fanatic, it delivers exactly that, weird music, arranged with beautiful melodies and aggressive latin, tribal, electronic and experimental interpretations. It tells a complex story narrated by a complex soundtrack.
Jonathon Eley released his third album, America 25. On Twitter the following day, Eley thanked his fans and announced this would be his last rap installment. A year after his poignant sophomore album, Tomorrow They’ll Care, Eley punctuates the trend of social commentary with this final installment. Since winning the title of “next big producer” from Ryan Lewis at the Buffalo Beat Battle, Eley has always used his platform to call out injustice
Following the roaring success of her debut release ‘James’ corsa’, Abi Rose Kelly has today (Friday 17th April) released her second single ‘Polaroids & Violence’.
The second single from Abi Rose Kelly has been a hotly anticipated one, after ‘James’ corsa’ racked up 60,000 listens on her Spotify after seemingly coming out of the unknown. With the release of ‘Polaroids & Violence’, Warrington based Abi has firmly made her mark on the indie music scene, crystallising an incredibly accomplished sound for a musician so new. ‘Polaroids & Violence’ opens with a slacker grunge vibe, before the hammering drums knock you to attention. Abi’s vocals switch from having a sultry, breathless swagger to a rasping growl, almost as if Lana Del Rey was fronting a rock n roll band, and the change in tempo for the chorus almost catches you out for a moment before firmly pulling you back in.
Recorded at The Lounge in Wigan with producer Gareth Nuttall (The Lottery Winners, The K’s, The A.V. Club), ‘Polaroids & Violence’ was written in two very different parts of Abi’s life. Telling the story of how silly mistakes can sometimes turn out to work in your favour, the basis of the song reflects a time of feeling angry at herself for getting so caught up at a party, and another time when she saw her friends struggling at the beginning of a relationship.
Abi’s current following is a testament to her immediate success, with her debut headline gig at Warrington’s 200 capacity Lounge selling out well before the night.
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An interview with Abi Rose Kelly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UXw7JMMSA4‘Killer Waitress’ live session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htu3kUfiZjA
Rabid Flesh Eaters- After over 30 years of a brotherhood founded on the searing fire of classic metal bands like Black
Sabbath, Motörhead, Slayer, and Rigor Mortis, the aggressive foaming at the mouth sonic assault of
the R.F.E. is more relentless than ever.
R.F.E.’s eight vicious new tracks are stronger and achieve heavier, faster heights than anything they’ve
released before. With developed dynamics, extreme tightness, and a heart pounding impact this band has
clearly evolved since their last album, 2016’s Reign of Terror. Beyond setting new standards for today’s
speed metal genre, this record is a visceral homage to their longtime friends, Texas metal legends Rigor
Mortis - drummer Harden Harrison, bassist Casey Orr, and their fallen brothers, guitarist Mike Scaccia
(1965-2012) and vocalist Bruce Corbitt (1962-2019).
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AMERICAN DREAM MACHINE has dropped “Bad News,” the infectious first single from the
modern rockers’ debut album, Deadhearts, due for release on June 26.
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Shatter Brain are an Adelaide based metal band comprised of members of some of South Australia’s most successful heavy bands. The band draws together an eclectic but coherent range of influences, seamlessly blending fast, razor-tight rhythms with laid back grooves, and boasting diverse vocals that move from ear-piercing highs to sewer-dwelling lows. https://www.shatterbrainmetal.com/
UltraViolent is a four-piece metal band based out of Pine Grove, Pennsylvania.
Formed in September 2014, UltraViolent had a goal in mind to create music they love and share their message with the world as young upcoming artists. UltraViolent started out by performing covers locally to earn the respect of their small hometown. Once UltraViolent knew their direction was taking a more original and heavier turn, they decided to play in cities that catered more to their style of music. In 2016 the band recorded, mixed, and mastered their first EP, “Five”, all by themselves at the age of 16. The band then branched out into cities such as Harrisburg, Lancaster, and Reading to perform their original music. Eventually they were to expand to the surrounding states to perform their captivating live show. By earning the respect of fans with explosive performances and anthem-like riffs, UltraViolent was a name that quickly became recognizable throughout their local scene. In late 2018 the band released their first music video for the song “Insult to Injury”, the first single from their full length release, “Eviction”. The video gathered over 32k views and 200 shares on Facebook within two weeks. UltraViolent followed up their hit with a lyric video for the next single from Eviction, “Hay in the Needlestack (feat. Merritt Frownfelter)”, their first release of 2019. This video gathered over 15k views on Facebook. UltraViolent released their debut album “Eviction” on June 20th, 2019. Eviction is a concept album that describes the timeline between the inception of humanity, our current state of society, and its inevitable end, ultimately done by our own hand.
"Dancing with Ghosts is an electronic-infused alternative rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, The band was started by Josh Cannon 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, upon the release of Dancing with Ghosts' first full link release "Koyaanisqatsi", Stephanie Conner, enthralled with the sound, joined the band, playing keyboard and vocals.
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. These videos, which have a wide cast of characters from demons, goddesses, deranged priests, witches, cage dancers and more, often lyrically feature mental health as a underlying theme- something they both know all too well.
Both members of Dancing with Ghosts are affected with varying levels of anxiety, panic attacks, and OCD.
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