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HEXVESSEL Release Video for ‘Changeling’


Forest Folk band HEXVESSEL are proud to unveil a brand new music video for the single ‘Changeling’ taken from their fourth studio album “All Tree”, which is released today.You can watch the video for ‘Changeling’ here: https://youtu.be/UsDnnk_qcTs

The song features guest vocals from Neige from Alcest (FR) and prog legend Dirk Chapman from Uriel/Arzachel/Egg/National Health on flute. The video was directed by Vesa Ranta and Aapo Lahtela for Kaira Films.

Mat McNerney from HEXVESSEL says, “The song is about change, be it growing up from childhood to adulthood or hearing the call of a vocation you feel compelled to undertake. Metamorphosis in the knowledge that, in the spirit of Kinky Friedman’s “find what you love and let it kill you,” there may never be a way back. Irreversible transformation. I think that’s kind of my interpretation of Metsänpeitto (which literally means “covered by the forest”), the Finnish folklore phenomenon, where people went missing in the forest for unexplained reasons. Once the call of the forest gets in your blood, you never truly belong to the man-made world again, and you’re never coming back. Eventually the forest draws you back home. This same myth, in various forms, also exists in Irish folklore with “changeling children” for example, who were switched by the fairies in infancy. The mythology of my upbringing, and of the country I have settled in, converging together into our “wyrd-folk” story. We are also especially honoured to have our dear brother Neige from Alcest on guest vocals and Dirk Chapman on flute for this song.”

While the North American release of “All Tree” will be on 22 February via Prophecy Productions, the album is out as of today in the rest of the world via Century Media Records.

Click here for a selection of ordering options: https://Hexvessel.lnk.to/AllTree

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Sliptrick Records Welcomes CARRY THE TORCH


Swedish metallists Carry The Torch sign to the new record label.

The band were formed in 2010-2011, but didn’t start writing music seriously before 2016. The inspiration for the music they make comes from everyday life and a lot of musical influences from all over the world. For the band these days, it’s all about having fun with music but still pushing themselves to the limit, this is their mantra and main reason to continue and evolve. They wanna be the best Carry The Torch they can be and nothing less than that.

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GHOST PERFORM LIVE ON BBC RADIO 1


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Multi-Grammy-nominated Swedish rock band, Ghost, performed live at BBC Radio 1’s Maida Vale studios. The 5-track session was aired via Dan P Carter’s Sunday night Rock show and can be listened to again HERE.

Radio 1 Session, 10 Feb 2019, Track-list; –

“Rats”

“Dance Macabre”

“Life Eternal”

“Faith”

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Midnight Bullet release first music video ‘Second Chances’ from their upcoming album


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Midnight Bullet will release their third studio album ‘Into the Fire’ on May 3rd 2019. Band combines heavy and punk music with tight riffs and catchy melodies. Album will be released via Inverse Records, mixing and mastering is made by Juuso Turkki (Ambiwave Audio Productions, The Hypothesis).

Into the Fire cover art represents the “bad” black ball which is inside in all of us. This black ball can be depression, insecurity, fear etc. and how those feelings are sometimes stronger and sometimes weaker. All the songs are telling these stories in different angles.

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TRIBULATION Win Swedish Grammis Award; “Melancholia” EP Now Available Plus They Are Kicking Off EU Tour Soon


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TRIBULATION, one of Century Media Records’ most promising acts, took home the Swedish Grammis Award in the category “Best Hard Rock / Metal Album” of the year with their most recent studio effort “Down Below”.

Make sure to catch TRIBULATION live on their co-headliner tour with Gaahls Wyrd, alongside supporting acts Uada and Idle Hands:

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ZEBRAHEAD release video for “We’re Not Alright” from upcoming new album “Brain Invaders”


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Orange Country, CA rock outfit zebrahead release “We’re Not Alright’ from their upcoming new studio album BRAIN INVADERS today. Watch the video HERE.

BRAIN INVADERS is zebrahead’s eleventh studio album, produced by the band and Paul Miner (New Found Glory, Atreyu, Thrice, Death by Stereo) and mixed by Kyle Black (Pierce the Veil, Paramore, New Found Glory.

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