Punk Rock Debut Single Deciduous from Chief State 


Punk Rock Debut Single Deciduous from Chief State 

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Vancouver pop-punk five-piece  Chief State  has released the first single off their forthcoming album titled “Tough Love,” which will be released in early 2020.

The song was recorded in Vancouver by Tim Creviston (Spiritbox, Misery Signals, Parting Ways).

Chief State’s guitarist Nik Pang says, “Deciduous is a song about the transition in seasons from summer into fall and winter. As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, a lot of people, myself included, tend to isolate themselves and get into a really negative headspace. The song uses the metaphor of deciduous and evergreen trees to explain how some really struggle through the colder months, while others remain unchanged. As much as the song is about struggling with seasonal depression, it still keeps a relatively positive outlook, because after all, it never stays cold forever.”

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Indie Folk Rockers Union Duke are Back with the Atlas Of Love


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The brand new tune from Union Duke, “Atlas Of Love,” is an ode to everyone who feels like a burden in their relationship.

What begins as a mellow, chugging acoustic number soon travels through introspective verses and a sing-along chorus before wrapping up in a wistful blanket of organ and pedal steel.

Produced by Jeff Hazin, “Atlas Of Love” was recorded between his studio and Toronto’s Taurus Recording. The organ and pedal steel is definitely a departure from our previous work, but it still maintains the pieces that make up our trademark sound – catchy melodies, thoughtful lyricism, and powerful vocal harmonies.

Union Duke are More than just bandmates, they are also best friends.

Union Duke

: a raucous collision of alt-rock and twang, bringing crowds to their feet with songs from the heart.

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Indie Folk Rockers Union Duke are Back with the Atlas Of Love

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Donaher Power Pop Punk Rock Band Releases Before Anyone Else


Donaher Power Pop Punk Rock Band Releases Before Anyone Else

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New England power-pop 4-piece Donaher have just released a new single, “Before Anyone Else.”

The track is the first new music from the band since their debut album, 2017’s “I Swear My Love Is True.”

“Before Anyone Else” is an upbeat love-struck fantasy power-ballad that reflects back on new love after having spent a proverbial lifetime together. If you’re into 90’s-era Weezer and the love-lorn melancholy of Smoking Popes, you’re going to want to follow Donaher and add their songs to your bae’s playlist.

Produced by Gary Cioffi (A Will Away, Transit, Bloom) and mastered by Jim Keaney (The Organ Beats, Pansy Division).

Donaher is on tour in the Northeast this fall:

10.24 Brooklyn NY – Sixty Sixth Congress
10.25 Trenton NJ – Mill Hill Basement
10.26 Philadelphia PA – the Grape Room
11.1 Manchester NH – Shaskeen
11.2 Providence RI – Alchemy

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Donaher Power Pop Punk Rock Band Releases Before Anyone Else

Donaher Power Pop Punk Rock Band Releases Before Anyone Else

 

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Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/donahertheband

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/donahertheband/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/donahertheband

Bandcamp: https://donaher.bandcamp.com/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoID8ZoSIsRO2En8iyMylyQ

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Indie Rock Band Victoria Flight Celebrate The Last Days Of Summer


Indie Rock Band Victoria Flight Celebrate The Last Days Of Summer

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Victoria’s Flight Consists of childhood friends Craig Harkness and Matt Robertson. They have established a loyal and growing fanbase in their hometown of Glasgow, a city well-known for music and culture.

Despite the abundance of talent in this city, the pair have set themselves apart with their rich and memorable melodies. Opening for Drax Project in their first Scottish show was one of their highlights, but the pinnacle was gratefully obliging Anteros’ request to reprise the high-energy support of their headline show for a second time. Other main supports include ‘Sea Girls’, ‘High Tyde’ and ‘The Magic Gang’.Their new single ‘Last Days Of Summer’ is the second of three singles that together tell the story of a summer of love and loss.

 

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All That Matters Is That StoneWire Is Back With New Single 


All That Matters Is That StoneWire Is Back With New Single 

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StoneWire – All That Matters   from the forthcoming new album “Life as We Know It” which will be released on November 1st.

StoneWire have crafted a sound that is both unique and yet reassuringly familiar. With influences spreading across many genres the blend of Rock, Blues, Country and Heavy Metal produce something that has been described as classic British Rock with a dirty Southern twist.

They switch seamlessly from riff-laden rock to melodic anthems, underpinning it all with dynamic rhythms and exceptional vocals. This versatility has led critics to compare StoneWire to contemporaries such as Black Stone Cherry, The Answer and more recently the Blues Pills.

Sky Hunter’s soaring rock vocals and gravely blues tones are integral to the StoneWire sound. This powerhouse of a front woman delivers an electrifying live performance and clearly shares a true connection with the audience.

But StoneWire are not all about the front (wo)man. The emphasis is firmly on the word band, setting them apart from other female fronted groups.

The bands core is centred on a mix of voice, music and an ever energetic, ever powerful, live performance. This is reflected in the loyalty of their growing fan base who are not mistaken when they say the band just have so much fun on stage.

A self-titled debut EP was released, and the band reached new heights in 2013 supporting Michael Schenker on the Swedish leg of his Temple of Rock / Lovedrive Reunion tour.

In December 2014 StoneWire released their eagerly awaited debut album ‘When The Crow Flies’ on 22:11 Records to great critical acclaim. The album was produced by drummer Rob Glasner and mixed by Voodoo Six’s bassist Tony Newton. Also on board for the production was The Almighty/ex-Alice Cooper guitarist Pete Friesen who provided additional guitar throughout.

Since then StoneWire have played shows at many prestigious venues across the UK and in Europe and saw them support Swiss Rockers Gotthard, guitar legend Bernie Marsden and just recently the Nashville country-fuzz sensation The Cadillac Three.

The band have played some great festivals over the years and were billed alongside Black Star Riders and King King to name but a few.

June 2018 saw them play a storming set at the O2 Arena in London for Stone Free Festival with headliners The Scorpions & YES and after a successful HRH debut at last years HRH BLUES, StoneWire returned to Sheffield to play the main stage at HRH CROWS

On the single, Sky says:

‘All That Matters’ continues on from where the first single ‘FTM’ ended. It’s a more self-reflecting yet positive piece where the focus lies with us the individual and that, although life might be a bit tough out there, we have a choice to break free from the negativity and connect with others to create a more positive situation. We wanted to create a video that was different and reflected on the various stages of the song. We think Hot Frog Animation delivered a stunning piece of art in its own right”.

Live dates:

26th October 2019 – Audio, Glasgow (special guest to The Swamp Born Assassins) 
9th November 2019 – Hard Rock Hell XIII, Great Yarmouth 
14th November 2019 – Hope & Anchor, Islington London (headline show) 
7th December 2019 – The Cavern, London 

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Taste the Medicine Of Shoegaze Pioneers With New Cover Album


 

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After a hiatus of several years, Medicine release a new long-play today,  October 4. Entitled‘ Scarred for Life’ , this 11-track offering will be available on limited edition vinyl, as well as digitally, via NYC-based label  Drawing Room Records. The brainchild of guitarist Brad Laner, the LA-based collective was among pioneers of the shoegaze genre and today, is one of a small handful of core bands of this genre to reform and still exist today, along with peers Slowdive, Ride, Swervedriver and My Bloody Valentine.

‘Scarred For Life’ is a highly ambitious release – an album of all “killer no filler”, including tracks from Neil Young, Judee Sill, Miles Davis, The Monkees, and even Bob Welch. This album of all covers is well beyond simple reinterpretation. Laner and company give each track a Medicine-sized dosage of their ‘wall of sound’ to bless and heal.

Mastered by Adam Gonsalves, each LP is pressed on 180-gram vinyl. It comes with a full color gloss jacket and 22×22” foldout poster. This is an outstandingly eclectic selection of tracks where Laner and cohorts attempt to relive the glory (and none of the fiascos) of old school samplers, like K-Tel compilations. Back in the 70s and early 80s, these samplers provided an economic way to experience the wonders of AM/FM radio dials, being as varied as the Top 40 charts were in their heyday.

This new offering continues a great tradition of feedback-saturated noise-pop experiments dating back to 1991, when Brad Laner formed Medicine with drummer Jim Goodall, guitarist Jim Putnam, bassist Eddie Ruscha and singer Annette Zilinskas, who was eventually replaced by Beth Thompson. Medicine’s current line-up sees Laner, Goodall and Zilinskas reunited, along with guitarist Matt Devine, who played with Medicine on their last US tour in 1995 and also joined the band for their 2014 appearance at Austin Psych Fest.


“Come listen and hell even purchase this album of covers. Above all else, this album was really just some folk’s attempt to keep sane in the wake of a certain nameless fascist assuming power back in the dark days of 2016. Mind you, we love it, but the song choices have no cohesive theme and although it’s a bit noisy, we’re not trying to be all anything, or whatever,” says Brad Laner.

Medicine were signed to Creation Recordson the basis of the original demo, becoming the first American band to do so. In America, they signed to Rick Rubin’s American Recordings label in 1992. Although Pitchfork hailed Medicine as the closest thing to being an American answer to My Bloody Valentine, Medicine’s signature guitar tone managed to distinguish their own music from some of the more ambiguous endeavors of the shoegaze movement.

Medicine is perhaps best known for their cameo appearance in the 1994 film The Crow and subsequent inclusion of ‘Time Baby 3’ on its soundtrack, featuring guest vocals from Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser.

 Medicine’s first album ‘Shot Forth Self Living’ was released in 1992, followed by ‘The Buried Life’the next year, gaining them mainstream attention. The band broke up soon after releasing their third album ‘Her Highness’in 1995. Medicine reformed briefly in 2003 as a duo with Laner and Shannon Lee (daughter of Bruce Lee), releasing the album ‘The Mechanical Forces of Love’.

It would be another decade until Laner would reunite with Thompson and Goodall and release a new studio album ‘To the Happy Few’ through Captured Tracks, followed by their sixth album ‘Home Everywhere’. In 2012, Captured Tracks reissued Medicine’s first two albums with bonus material and rarities. 2017 brought the release of ‘2.0 Extraneous’, a collection of B-sides and unreleased material from Medicine’s 2003 incarnation.

Over the years, Brad Laner has shown himself to be perhaps the most prolific artists on the underground scene, involving himself on various projects, including his experimental solo projectElectric Companyand the psychedelic supergroupLusk(with members ofToolandFailure), receiving a Grammy Award nomination for their sole album. He performed on more than 300 albums, contributing vocals and co-writing onM83‘s 2011 album‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’and playing drums for industrial rock outfit Savage Republic. Laner’s work has been sampled by artists such as Brian Eno and Caribou.

Annette Zilinskas is best known for the musically disparate bands she’s fronted. After co-writing the songs ‘Aruca’ and ‘Miss Drugstore’, she left Medicine as her music troupe The Ringling Sisters had signed with A&M Records. Zilinskas was the original bassist for TheBangles and vocalist with influential roots-punk outfit Blood on the Saddle, whose juiced-up anthems inspired the cowpunk genre, paving the way for the No Depression movement and the related alt-country/Americana revivals. She later led the dream-pop group Weatherbell and punky all-girl garage-rock trio 3 Hole Punch. At the end of 2016, Zilinskas reunited with The Bangles for live performances.

“This LP is like a homecoming for me and Brad playing together again,” says Zilinskas.

‘Scarred for Life’ has been released across online stores and streaming platforms such as Spotify. The vinyl itself will be available exclusively from Drawing Room Records’ Bandcamp site.

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