Nothing More Tackle Disturbing Trend Of Mass Shootings In “Let ‘Em Burn” Video

Nothing More premiere a new music video for their song “Let ‘Em Burn” taken from their latest effort, “The Stories We Tell Ourselves“. The video takes on the disturbing trend of mass shootings in the U.S..

Comments Nothing More:

“Hundreds of people have been killed in mass shootings over the past several years. Almost everyone has chosen the red team or the blue team and we’re stuck in this mode where we fight over political problems instead of human solutions.

More guns or less guns isn’t the question. The real question is, why are we killing each other?”

Adds the band’s frontman Johnny Hawkins:

“The ‘villain and victim’ narrative in media is so seared into our brains that we can’t see straight. The media has become our God and we have become its bitch.

We are blind to human solutions because our emotions have been glued to political problems, and it has paralyzed our progress.

Most of us know that mental health is the cause of mass shootings, yet we are obsessed with talking about the symptoms and gridlocking ourselves in political battles without proper action.

It’s time to find solutions… it’s time to focus on mental health.”

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Cripple Bastards Posts New Video “Passi Nel Vuoto” Online

Italian grindcore veterans Cripple Bastards has posted a new music video online for the song, “Passi Nel Vuoto” online. You can check it out below. The song comes from the band’s forthcoming new album, “La Fine Cresce Da Dentro,” which will be released on November 9th through Relapse Records. Spealomg about the song, frontman Giulio The Bastard explained:

“The song ‘Passi Nel Vuoto’ (translated to ‘Steps Into The Void’) is a parallel between the annihilation of the individual lost in the most obtuse massification, induced to waste and sedated in his emotions, and the value of life increasingly low – reduced to being a cog in the consumer machine. The graphics of our new album La Fine Cresce Da Dentro are all unreleased pictures taken from the vaults of a crime magazine that existed from the 1950s through the 90s, accessed from the archives of the criminal police based in Milano, Italy. In making this video we have chosen to alternate similar photos with scenarios of mass stratification and blind conformism. As the lyrics say, ‘What’s left is desolation / but it doesn’t make sense to realize it / it’s the weight of survival: how much you spend / how much you can cost’.”

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Anthems Premiere New Video “Hunting for Emotions” From Debut Album “Consciousness”

Prague, CZ based metalcore band Anthems premiere a new video for “Hunting for Emotions”, taken from their debut album “Consciousness”.

Check out now “Hunting for Emotions” below.

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Xaon Releases “On The Nature Of Flights” Animated Music Video

Swiss band Xaon just released a first official video from upcoming release “The Drift.” Titled “On The Nature Of Flights,” the track kicks like a mule and serves as a perfect teaser into the breadth of sound that can be heard on the new album.

The video itself is an animated short full of horror and strong imagery. Orchestral, epic, suspenseful and tragic, Xaon is ready to stir the emotions. “The Drift” will be released worldwide via Sliptrick Records on May 15th.

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Royal Thunder Streams New Song “April Showers”

Royal Thunder just debuted the first song from new album “Wick,” which is due out April 7th via new label home Spinefarm Records. Check out “April Showers” bleow.

“A lot has happened in life between ‘Crooked Doors’ and ‘Wick,'” said singer / bassist Mlny Parsonz. “This song was a liferaft and an outlet while we were on the road. It was a song that we lived in and looked forward to playing, live.

“Personally, it gave me the freedom to release my emotions and process my thoughts while I was on the road. We hope you enjoy this song. And we appreciate your support, sincerely. We present to you….’April Showers.'”

1. Burning Tree
2. April Showers
3. Tied
4. We Slipped
5. The Sinking Chair
6. Plans
7. Anchor
8. WICK
9. Push
10. Turnaround
11. The Well
12. We Never Fell Asleep

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Me And That Man Posts New Song “Ain’t Much Loving”

Me And That Man will release debut album “Songs Of Love And Death” on March 24th through Cooking Vinyl. Today, the band has releases a new video for the album track “Ain’t Much Loving” – check it out below.

“Ain’t Much Loving” follows the album’s lead single “My Church Is Black,” which launched last month via a Lynchian video still available here.

Me And That Man is fronted by Behemoth founder and vocalist Nergal. The album puts away any pre-conceived ideas about what heavy music should be, with the duo drawing heavily on blues, country and folk to make music as dark as if it was being screamed over shredding guitars. Me And That Man pairs Nergal with British/Polish rock musician John Porter.

“This album is not meant to turn Me and That Man fans into Behemoth fans,” Nergal notes. “If one day they follow, OK. Something like ‘My Church Is Black’ is a strong declaration, a song that naturally invites people from the extreme metal world, and perhaps they’ll want to enter this world too. They might even like it. With Me and That Man, I’m telling simple stories in a simple way, not overloaded with metaphors and hidden meanings. It’s just got to be as natural, organic and stripped down as it can be.”

He further explains, “With Me & That Man, the songs just come out in a very organic way. One would be bluesy, one would be more of a ballad, but put together they all made sense. I need Me & That Man to keep the balance, as the potential of my mother band seems limitless. It gets bigger and bigger, more advanced and more sophisticated… and darker …and blacker. But Me & That Man is at the opposite pole, artistically speaking. With all the best art, once you have it in you, you have to release it, otherwise it becomes intoxicating and dangerous to your own system. This is how I deal with my emotions and my dark feelings and shadows. This is not happy music, but it’s liberating.”

“This is a side-project, but I don’t really know what it’s going to grow into,” Nergal concludes. The idea was just to get this music out to people. There’s no hidden agenda. It is what it is, and if you like it, it’s cool. If you don’t, that’s cool too. This is the battle we’ve already won.”

Plans are underway for a series of live dates in the UK & Europe around the release of the album and across the US in April/May. Stay tuned for further details soon.

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Lorna Shore Posts Full New “Flesh Coffin” Album

New Jersey-based metal band Lorna Shore is gearing up to release sophomore full-length album, “Flesh Coffin,” on February 17th, 2017 with Outerloop Records.

Giving fans a full taste of what’s to come next week, check out “Flesh Coffin” in its entirety before its release below. Drummer Austin Archey had to say this about the album:

“‘Flesh Coffin’ is our vision displayed in sound. It’s our emotions poured out on CD. This album is for our fans, all the people who continue to support us every year, and for everyone who has ever looked past us.”

1. Offering Of Fire
2. Denounce The Light
3. The Astral Wake Of Time
4. Desolate Veil
5. FVNERAL MOON
6. Void
7. Infernum
8. the//watcher
9. Black Hollow
10. Flesh Coffin

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Wrvth Posts “Cease To Exist” Music Video

Atmospheric tech death collective Wrvth today issues a confounding video accompaniment to the track “Cease To Exist.” The tune comes by way of the band’s self-titled, full-length release via Unique Leader Records.

Elaborates bassist Taylor Preston of the fiery clip: “We decided to work with Cory Davis of Yellowbox Films again for ‘Cease To Exist,’ as we loved the work he did for our music video ‘Malaise.’ This song is the closing track to our self-titled release and it is fitting as it is also our closer for the year, musically speaking. As far as the creation goes, we wrote every part of the music to fit the lyrics.

“We put all our heads together to form something that we all felt was as fitting as it was meaningful. Even though the song has a seemingly straightforward interpretation, this song means something very different for every person in the band. We didn’t write the song with a mindset of writing something relatable, in fact the events that inspired the song are all very specific and personal to each of us. We gave Cory the lyrics and artistic freedom to form a visual representation of the emotions in this song based on his own interpretation and the feelings the song may incite.”

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Rise To Fall Releases “End Vs. Beginning” Video

Spanish modern melodeath band Rise To Fall just released a video for the song “End Vs Beginning,” taken from the album of the same name that dropped last year via Coroner Records. The album’s full track listing is as follows:

1. End Vs. Beginning
2. The Threshold
3. Plastic Scene
4. Burning Signs
5. Parasites
6. Rise Without Drama
7. Thunders Of Emotions Beating
8. Murk Empire
9. Against All Odds
10. Dark Clowns Leading Blinds
11. Emptiness
12. Welcome To…
13. …The Refuge
14. Unspeakable Sins
15. Sustension

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Emptiness Unveils “Not For Music” Album Details

Belgian experimental death and black metal band Emptiness has unveiled new details about upcoming album “Not For Music,” which was recorded at Blackout Studio, produced by Jeordie White, and mixed by Sean Beavan.

“Not For Music” will be released by Season of Mist worldwide on January 20th. Pre-orders for the album are available now at the Season of Mist E-Shop.

Emptiness is also streaming a first new track off album – check out “Meat Heart” in the player below. Regarding the track, Emptiness comments:

“Do you honestly think that your emotions make you an individual being? The loss of a loved one, the memories of a past life, everything here exists so you confront your own egocentricity. ‘Meat Heart’ is a necessary setting for the dreaded self-reflecting voyage that awaits you. It is ‘Not for Music,’ it is about light and darkness.”

1. Meat Heart
2. It Might Be
3. Circle Girl
4. Your Skin Won’t Hide You
5. Digging The Sky
6. Ever
7. Let it Fall

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