Lisle Engle Steps Out from Behind the Scenes with Incisive and Socially Aware Title Track, “Medicine Man”!


Burbank, CA based multi-instrumentalist, sound-designer / supervisor / composer, singer-songwriter, and President of TFK Studios LISLE ENGLE has released his poignant and timely official music video for “Medicine Man,” the title track off of his recently released album. Featuring crunchy bass and rhythm guitar by ENGLE alongside soaring guitar riffs by Bill Angarola and Pete Sjostedt from Muck and the Mires, plus high energy vocal performances by Angarola, Kristen Kohary, and Paul Grubb, “Medicine Man” is a seamless melding of Alternative Pop Rock post-modernism and old-school guitar rock intensity, evoking a superficially unlikely but satisfying union of Peter GabrielThe Black Crows, and Cheap Trick.

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STEVE VAI AND IBANEZ REVEAL THE HYDRA


Steve Vai and Ibanez have revealed “The Hydra.” This one-of-a-kind instrument is the realized vision of a collaboration that’s been five years in the making.  It is a beast of an instrument – a one-bodied, two-headstock-ed, three-neck-ed creature that encompasses, among other things: 7 and 12-string guitars; a 4-string ¾ scale length bass; 13 sympathetic harp strings; half-fretless necks; single-coil, humbucking, piezo, MIDI and sustainer pickups; floating and hardtail tremolo bridges; phase splitters; and much, much more. 

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ALESTORM announce contract extension with Napalm Records + Enters the Studio to Record New Album


Pirate Metal Icons ALESTORM have extended their worldwide record deal with Napalm Records for three more albums! Napalm Records has been alongside ALESTORM since their early days – starting with their debut album Captain Morgan’s Revenge back in 2008. Since then, the band around founding member and singer Christopher Bowes have built a stellar career, reigning as one of the biggest and most important bands in the genre. 

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CRADLE OF FILTH announce ‘The Infernal Vernal Equinox’ show stream feat. performance of ‘Dusk… and Her Embrace’ in full – 20th March


Hellish outfit Cradle Of Filth have announced a digital show stream, a one-off special performance titled ‘The Infernal Vernal Equinox‘. The concert will be aired this Spring Equinox, Sunday March 20th, during which the band will play monumental 1996 studio album Dusk… and Her Embrace in full. ⁣

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ARCH ENEMY Announce North US Co-Headline Tour with Behemoth


This spring, ARCH ENEMY and Polish black metal titans Behemoth announce “The North American Siege 2022” tour! Set to kick off in April, the trek also features UK grind-core pioneers Napalm Death and heavy gothic rockers Unto Others as special guests. Behemoth will return to the states to co-headline ARCH ENEMY‘s Michael Amott (guitar) comments: “I honestly couldn’t be more excited about having Arch Enemy join forces with Behemoth, Napalm Death and Unto Others for a run of dates through North America in 2022! A killer package of quality mayhem right there – can’t fckn wait!

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VEIO Release Official Music Video for ”Janus”!


Portland based Heavy Alternative Rock band VEIO has released the official music video for their newest single, “Janus.” The single was produced by Stephan Hawkes (Chelsea GrinAttilaI Declare War) at Interlace Audio in Portland. “Janus” is a fresh sound for the band and the next evolution in VEIO’S unique sonic alchemy.

“Janus is a song about trials and tribulations of the past, present and future. We’ve overcome a lot of adversity in our time as a band and the song is about us trying to endure and overcome.” – VEIO

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Veio melds alt-rock’s anthemic allure to the exhilarating adventurism of prog metal like few before them.

The roots of Veio – a name taken from an ancient Etruscan city – reach back to the childhood musical collaborations of Cam and Brett Byrd (vocals/guitar and drums respectively). The brothers formed Veio after college, with the lineup completed by bassist Kris Lewis 5 years ago. With the 2017 debut album Infinite Light / Desperate Shadows and tireless touring efforts with the likes of SeetherTremonti, and RED, the band earned legions of loyal fans. The band’s follow up 2020 album, Vitruvian, saw its first single, “Flare of Defiance,” storm the Billboard Rock Chart and entered Active Rock Radio’s Top 30.

Now a part of the revamped Silent Majority Group (ParamoreCreedSevendust), Veio’s music is garnering lofty comparisons to the thoughtful, artsy rock of Tool and A Perfect Circle, along with Thrice’s muscular, ultra-authentic optimism and the technical yet tuneful prog metal of Tesseract and Mastodon.

“We’ve always strived to have a unique sound that a mainstream audience can enjoy while still being mainly influenced by prog and metal bands,” Lewis states. “We hope both sides of the spectrum will enjoy the new music.”
Consistently creating soaring, singable material without compromising their love for odd time signatures and challenging polymeters, Veio displays the single-minded talent, passion, and work ethic to remain a chart fixture for years to come.

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