Fear: BLUE OCTOBER's new video Tuesday, 28 October 2014 22:14 by madseason
Blue October - Fear (Phil Tan Radio Mix)

And here it is: the video for Blue October's new single "Fear (Phil Tan Radio Mix)" is premiering now on VH1. Click on the image to watch it.

The original version of this wonderful, magic track is featured on "Sway", the latest studio album of the Texan band, released in the August of last year through Up/Down - Brando Records.

Symptoms of AERIALS Monday, 27 October 2014 20:46 by madseason
Aerials - Symptoms

One of my favourite bands from Australia, Brisbane's Aerialsare back with a brand new track called "Symptoms", the first single from the forthcoming sophomore EP.

"Symptoms", produced by guitar player Tristan Chu, is an excellent post/synth rock song with Joy Division/New Order influences.   The new single is available as a free download on Aerials' BandCamp page, together with a nice bonus track (the Sleepmakeswaves remix of debut EP's titletrack "Firefights"). Go get it now!

Nightscaping THERE FOR TOMORROW Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:46 by madseason
There For Tomorrow - Nightscape

There For Tomorrow are an Orlando, FL based melodic rock band playing passionate, dramatic and energetic music influenced by the likes of Nirvana, Jimmy Eat World, Thrice, Coldplay and Kings Of Leon.

There For Tomorrow self-released last Tuesday, October 21, their brilliant brand new EP titled "Nightscape".

Stream it now on SoundCloud following this link.

Not even a Mountain can deter ROYAL TUSK Thursday, 23 October 2014 21:30 by madseason
Royal Tusk - Shadow Of Love

Let's go back to June 10, release date of "Mountain", the debut ep for Royal Tusk, a Canadian rock band featuring former Ten Second Epic members Daniel Carriere (vocals/guitars) and Sandy MacKinnon (bass).

"Mountain", released via Hidden Pony Records and produced by Gus Van Go and Werner F (The Stills, Said The Whale, The Trews), features 6 tracks, including the single and opener of the mini-album "Shadow Of Love" (click on the image to watch the video).

Do yourself a favour and stream the whole ep on SoundCloud, as it's a perfect example of how to make great catchy, energetic and smart poprock music with hints of Americana, funk and soul.

Royal Tusk's "Mountain" is simply one of the best EP of the year so far.

COLD WAR KIDS unleash Hold My Home Tuesday, 21 October 2014 22:36 by madseason
Cold War Kids - All This Could Be Yours

American indie rock band from Long Beach, California Cold War Kids are releasing today their fifth studio album "Hold My Home" via Downtown Records/V2 Records.

The record was produced by guitarist Dann Gallucci and Lars Stalfors and recorded at the band's studio in San Pedro, CA.

Watch the video for the amazing first single and opener of the album "All This Could Be Yours", featuring top model Polina Barbasova, clicking on the frame above and stream another cool new track, "First" o SoundCloud.

...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - IX

Texan indie prog/alternative rockers ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release their ninth studio album tomorrow on Superball Music/Richter Scale Records.

The album, aptly titled "IX", was produced by Chris "Frenchie" Smith (The Answer, Meat Puppets, Gregg Rolie) at Sonic Ranch Studio in Texas and will be presented live in the upcoming European tour.

"IX" is already up on Spotify, so go preview it following this link.

The world MY EXTRAORDINARY live in Friday, 17 October 2014 23:59 by madseason
My Extraordinary - The World We Live In

My Extraordinary, from Newcastle, might not been the most original band on Earth, as they can easily be compared to acts like You Me At Six, Lostprophets and Young Guns, but they surely know how to deliver some powerful and entertaining alternative rock.

The British band independently released a new EP at the beginning of September: titled "The World We Live In", it features 8 tracks, including the single/video "The Good Old Days".

You can find My Extraordinary on Spotify, so stream "The World We Live In" and let me know what you think about it.

Stream FICTIONIST's new album Wednesday, 15 October 2014 23:52 by madseason
Fictionist - Give It Up

As I previously reported, Utah art-rockers Fictionist released their new, self-titled album last week via Red Owl Records.

"Fictionist", produced by Grammy nominee Nate Pyfer, can now be streamed in its entirety on SoundCloud, if you'd like to preview before you purchase.

Also, you can download the new song "Not Over You" for free at the band's website and check one of the several new videos the band recently released, "Give It Up", clicking on the image.