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AFI ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM “BODIES” + SHARES TWO TRACKS


AFI has announced its eagerly-awaited new album Bodies, due 11th June 2021 via Rise Records. The album is heralded by two new songs — the driving “Looking Tragic” and the fast-paced, hooky “Begging For Trouble” — alongside a video for “Looking Tragic” by longtime AFI collaborator Adam Mason. Both new tracks will be included on a limited 7″ — find more information HEREBodies was produced by the band’s own Jade Puget and mixed by Tony Hoffer (M83, Phoenix, Silversun Pickups). Watch the video for “Looking Tragic” HERE, and hear the new songs and pre-order Bodies HERE.

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AFI SHARES TWO NEW SONGS”TWISTED TONGUES” & “ESCAPE FROM LOS ANGELES”


AFI has shared two eagerly anticipated new songs, “Twisted Tongues” and “Escape From Los Angeles.” These new tracks — the band’s first new music since the acclaimed The Missing Man EP in 2018 — showcase the bold, propulsive style for which AFI has become known. Hear both tracks HERE. This release will be the first of many for 2021 — stay tuned for news about a new AFI album, which will be announced soon.

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CROWN THE EMPIRE DROP FUTURISTIC “RED PILLS” INTERACTIVE VIDEO


Hard rock band CROWN THE EMPIRE are closing out 2020 by dropping the futuristic and participatory video for the track “Red Pills,” taken from 2019’s Sudden Sky.

The Matrix-inspired, visually frenetic video comes equipped with two endings. At the 2:10 mark, viewers can choose between the alternate endings — either the “Red Pill” or the “Blue Pill” — just like Neo had to in The Matrix.

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THE ACACIA STRAIN DROP “ONE THOUSAND PAINFUL STINGS” VIDEO


THE ACACIA STRAIN — Vincent Bennett [vocals], Kevin Boutot [drums], Devin Shidaker [guitar], Griffin Landa [bass], and Tom “The Hammer” Smith, Jr. [guitar] — have shared the video for “One Thousand Painful Stings.” The song, which features Spiritbox singer Courtney LaPlante, appears on the band’s eighth full-length album Slow Decay, out now through Rise Records

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CANE HILL announce new single/video “Power Of The High”


NOLA’s Cane Hill are back with their first new heavy material in 2 years. The single, ‘Power Of The High’, which originally premiered on the Radio 1 Rock show, is both brutal and arresting.

“‘Power Of The High’ is inconsolable fury & anguish. An accumulation of the woes, trails, & tribulations of our recent years from mind-altering aficionados to unwilling servants drowning in the unforgiving tides of the music industry we’ve found ourselves passionately emboldened by the rage fostered whilst stuck between our realities.” says singer Elijah Witt.  He continues “a declaration of third-eye-rebellion, ‘Power Of The High’ is a calling to everyone we know & may meet to join us in breaking the mould that’s been given to you by a higher power & realise the divine being you always have been.”

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The Acacia Strain’s “Slow Decay” Out Now + Band Shares Two New Songs


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THE ACACIA STRAIN — Vincent Bennett [vocals], Kevin Boutot [drums], Devin Shidaker [guitar], Griffin Landa [bass], and Tom “The Hammer” Smith, Jr. [guitar] — have released heir eighth full-length album Slow Decay today via Rise Records. It includes all the songs in the seven inch and digital single drops that were released between February 28 and June 12, as well as two previously unreleased tracks. The full track listing is below.
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