ANOTHER DAY DAWNS Release Official Music Video for “Psycho”

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Lehighton, PA Hard Alternative Rock Band ANOTHER DAY DAWNS has released the official music video for “Psycho,” off of their upcoming EP, A Different Life.

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“As an unsigned band with this being our first video, we are glad we waited till now and did it right. It’s our hope this video coupled with our song writing will put us up top with the higher end bands that we all aspire to be like.” – Dakota Sean

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Track List: 1. Rage 2. Psycho 3. All of Me 4. The Broken

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Another Day Dawns is a high-energy hard rock band that was established in 2010 by drummer Nick McGeehan and guitarist Tyler Ritter of Lehighton, Pennsylvania. Initially performing classic rock covers, the addition of front-man Dakota Sean ignited their evolution into a full-on original act. Writing music at a breakneck pace, the trio quickly generated buzz across the northeast Pennsylvania region. Another Day Dawns earned opening slots for Fuel, Avatar, Sammy Hagar, Godsmack, Puddle of Mudd, Bad Flower, Trapt, Breaking Ben, 5 Finger Deathpunch, Daughtry, and BuckCherry. They band also accompanied former lead singer of Hinder, Austin John Winkler in his 2017 tour. As one of five finalists in the national NeXt2rock competition, Another Day Dawns took the opportunity to play the legendary Viper Room in LA.

Inspiration flooded in the spring of 2017 as Livi Dillon topped off the band’s lineup as their new bassist, and Another Day Dawns was signed to M7 Booking Agency in April of the same year. The band has been writing non-stop ever since, formulating their next masterpiece to share with fans. Although in a creative mindset, Another Day Dawns continues to play shows every week all along Northeast America, including some of their favorite gigs at the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, PennsPeak in Jim Thorpe, PA, Musikfest Main Stage in Bethlehem, PA, Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg, PA, Montage Mountain in Scranton, PA, and Wally’s in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire.

Through years of extensive show bookings, the band has cultivated a strong and loyal fan base with hundreds of audience members per show, and 10K followers on social media.

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EVERY HOUR KILLS Releases Official Music Video for “Aldebaran”

Progressive Metal band EVERY HOUR KILLS has released the official music video for “Aldebaran,” off of their upcoming EP, Fragile Machine. Featuring Renny Carroll (Flux Conduct), Daniele Gottardo, Andrew Ivashchenko (Shokran), Mattias IA Eklundh, Mark Haggblad (Unveil the Strength), Paul Wardingham, Jonathan Thorpenberg (The Unguided), David Chunn (Vallite), and Andy James, the “Aldebaran” video was created by Blender Foundation / Netherlands Media Art Institute.

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“The new EP titled ‘Fragile Machine’ to be released on July 6th 2018, explores the questions of what comes next in human evolution. What does it mean to be a human, if consciousness can be stored in a machine?” – Every Hour Kills

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Track List:
1. NumLock
2. Aldebaran
3. Illusorian
4. Fragile Machine
5. Death Song
6. NumLock Instrumental
7. Aldebaran Instrumental
8. Illusorian Instrumental
9. Fragile Machine Instrumental
10. Death Song Instrumental

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“Every hour wounds, but the last one kills.” – Anonymous
The new EP titled Fragile Machine to be released on July 6th, 2018, explores the questions of what comes next in human evolution. What does it mean to be a human, if consciousness can be stored in a machine?
The artwork depicts an enormous server cube floating in space, after the technological singularity, which contains mankind’s digitized minds living forever in an infinite dream created from code. The material christened ‘Scorecore’ by the band, ranges in dynamics and will resonate with fans familiar with heavy weights such as Soilwork, Amaranthe, and In Flames.

Embracing the mentality of a collective art project, the core members–ex-Divinity guitarist Alan Sacha Laskow (ENDITOL, the Order of the Gray, Walk As Chaos), bassist Brent Stutsky (ex-Breach of Trust, ex-Death Valley Dolls), along with vocalist Jerrod Maxwell-Lyster (ex-Out of Your Mouth, ex-Autobody, ex-the R.A.C.E.) pulled together an insanely talented cast of collaborators including:

Guest Vocals by Andrew Ivashchenko (Shokran), Renny Carroll (Flux Conduct), Jonathan Thorpenberg (The Unguided), David Chunn (Vallite) and Mark Haggblad (Unveil the Strength)
Guest Guitar Solos by Andy James, Mattias IA Eklundh, Daniele Gottardo and Paul Wardingham.

Additional Guitar Production by Carson Slovak (August Burns Red, Everclear)

The self titled first EP was released by the band in 2015 to critical acclaim, leading to live performances with: Godsmack, Apocalyptica, Trivium, Obey the Brave, Into Eternity, and Kobra and the Lotus, as well as Premieres with Revolver and Metal Underground, and collaborations with production heavyweights like Joey Sturgis and Will Putney. The band was awarded a music video grant for “Almost Human” from Telus Storyhive and primary composer Sacha was the featured artist for Toontrack Metal Month: https://www.toontrack.com/news/customer-spotlight-alan-sasha-laskow/

Every Hour Kills is Endorsed by: Fractal Audio, Bareknuckle Pickups, and Toontrack.

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BLACKTOP MOJO Announce Second Leg of North American Tour

Texas based hard rock band BLACKTOP MOJO has announced the second leg of their North American tour.

We are beyond excited to be heading back out on tour and rocking out with the Mojo Nation. Not to mention, we will be sharing the stage on select dates with Gemini Syndrome, Shaman’s Harvest, and Black Stone Cherry. ~ Blacktop Mojo

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Tour Dates:
07/12 @ Rock Fest – Cadott, WI
07/13 @ Nikki’s – Sturgis
07/14 @ Machine Shop – Flint, MI
07/15 @ The Outpost – Kent, OH
07/18 @ Hooligan’s – Jacksonville, NC
07/19 @ Purple Buffalo – Charleston, SC
07/20 @ Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA
07/21 @ Soundbar – Orlando, FL
07/22 @ Kelly’s Live – Sarasota, FL
07/26 @ Rusty’s – Cape Coral, FL
07/27 @ Crowbar – Tampa, FL
07/28 @ Southport Hall – New Orleans, LA
07/31 @ El Rey – Albuquerque, NM
08/01 @ Globe Hall – Denver, CO
08/03 @ Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis, SD
08/04 @ Icon Lounge – Sioux Falls, SD
08/05 @ What’s Up Lounge – Mankato, MN
08/07 @ The Annex – Madison, WI
08/08 @ Subterranean – Chicago, IL
08/09 @ The Monarch – Peoria, IL
08/10 @ The Landing – Topeka, KS
08/11 @ Pierre’s – Ft Wayne, IN

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A hard-driving Southern rock unit based out of Palestine, Texas, Blacktop Mojo’s fiery blend of post-grunge, classic rock, and metal falls somewhere between Soundgarden, Black Stone Cherry, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Founded in 2012 by front-man Matt James and drummer Nathan Gillis, the band eventually morphed into a five-piece with the additions of bass player Matt Curtis and guitarists Ryan Kiefer and Kenneth Irwin. They released their debut album, I Am, in 2014, followed by a heavy bout of touring that saw the group sharing the stage with a wide array of heavy hitters, including Bon Jovi, Sammy Hagar, Candlebox, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, Shaman’s Harvest, Pop Evil, Puddle of Mudd, and Drowning Pool.

In 2017, the band teamed up with Muscle Shoals producer Jimmy Johnson for their highly anticipated sophomore outing Burn the Ships. The album was released via the band’s label, Cuhmon Records, in March of that year to critical acclaim, and it’s first single, “Where The Wind Blows” reached #27 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, while the band was on its first U.S. tour that fall. Through that tour, they landed a slot on 2018’s Rock Fest, featuring headliners Disturbed, Incubus, and Godsmack, among many other industry leading hard rock acts.

At the beginning of 2018, the band has started work on its third full length release, as well as touring to support the second radio single from, Burn The Ships.

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Lead Vocals/ Rhythm Guitar- Matt James
Guitar/ Backing Vocals – Kenneth Irwin
Percussion – Nathan Gillis
Bass – Matt Curtis
Lead Guitar/ Backing Vocals- Ryan Kiefer

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EVERY HOUR KILLS Releases New Single, “Illusorian,” Off of Upcoming EP, ‘Fragile Machine’!

Progressive Metal band EVERY HOUR KILLS has released a new single, “Illusorian,” off of their upcoming EP, Fragile Machine. Originally premiered on Gear Gods, “Illusorian” features Andrew Ivashchenko (Shokran) and Mattias IA Eklundh.

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“The new EP titled ‘Fragile Machine‘ to be released on July 6th 2018, explores the questions of what comes next in human evolution. What does it mean to be a human, if consciousness can be stored in a machine?” – Every Hour Kills

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Track List:
1. NumLock
2. Aldebaran
3. Illusorian
4. Fragile Machine
5. Death Song
6. NumLock Instrumental
7. Aldebaran Instrumental
8. Illusorian Instrumental
9. Fragile Machine Instrumental
10. Death Song Instrumental

Download / Stream Fragile Machine

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“Every hour wounds, but the last one kills.” – Anonymous
The new EP titled Fragile Machine to be released on July 6th, 2018, explores the questions of what comes next in human evolution. What does it mean to be a human, if consciousness can be stored in a machine?
The artwork depicts an enormous server cube floating in space, after the technological singularity, which contains mankind’s digitized minds living forever in an infinite dream created from code. The material christened ‘Scorecore’ by the band, ranges in dynamics and will resonate with fans familiar with heavy weights such as Soilwork, Amaranthe, and In Flames.

Embracing the mentality of a collective art project, the core members–ex-Divinity guitarist Alan Sacha Laskow (ENDITOL, the Order of the Gray, Walk As Chaos), bassist Brent Stutsky (ex-Breach of Trust, ex-Death Valley Dolls), along with vocalist Jerrod Maxwell-Lyster (ex-Out of Your Mouth, ex-Autobody, ex-the R.A.C.E.) pulled together an insanely talented cast of collaborators including:

Guest Vocals by Andrew Ivashchenko (Shokran), Renny Carroll (Flux Conduct), Jonathan Thorpenberg (The Unguided), David Chunn (Vallite) and Mark Haggblad (Unveil the Strength)
Guest Guitar Solos by Andy James, Mattias IA Eklundh, Daniele Gottardo and Paul Wardingham.

Additional Guitar Production by Carson Slovak (August Burns Red, Everclear)

The self titled first EP was released by the band in 2015 to critical acclaim, leading to live performances with: Godsmack, Apocalyptica, Trivium, Obey the Brave, Into Eternity, and Kobra and the Lotus, as well as Premieres with Revolver and Metal Underground, and collaborations with production heavyweights like Joey Sturgis and Will Putney. The band was awarded a music video grant for “Almost Human” from Telus Storyhive and primary composer Sacha was the featured artist for Toontrack Metal Month: https://www.toontrack.com/news/customer-spotlight-alan-sasha-laskow/

Every Hour Kills is Endorsed by: Fractal Audio, Bareknuckle Pickups, and Toontrack.

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BLACKTOP MOJO Announce Spring Tour Dates with JOYOUS WOLF & OF LIMBO

 Texas based hard rock band BLACKTOP MOJO has announced their North American tour run with JOYOUS WOLF and OF LIMBO, including select dates with BLACK STONE CHERRY.

We’re thrilled to be heading back out to see all the extended family and friends we’ve made over the last few years. – Blacktop Mojo

 

Tour Dates:

04/20 @ Rock Box – San Antonio, TX

04/21 @ Lago Del Pino – Tyler, TX

04//22 @ OK City Limits – Oklahoma City, OK

04/24 @ Phase 2 – Lynchburg, VA *

04/26 @ Debonair – Teaneck, NJ

04/27 @ Wally’s – Hampton, NH *

04/28 @ The Queen – Wilmington, DE *

04/30 @ Capone’s – Johnson City, TN *

05/02 @ Mainstage – Morgantown, WV

05/03 @ Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA

05/04 @ Whistlers – Watertown, NY

05/05 @ Rockpile – Toronto, ON

05/06 @ Token Lounge – Westland, MI

05/08 @ The Forge – Joliet, IL

05/10 @ Route 20 Outhouse – Racine, WI

05/11 @ Phat Headz – Green Bay, WI

05/12 @ Cheers – South Bend, IN

05/15 @ Spicoli’s – Waterloo, IA

05/16 @ Shovelhead Saloon – Danville, IL

05/18 @ Warehouse – Clarksville, TN

05/19 @ Sidetracks – Huntsville, AL

05/26 @ Slidebar in Fullerton CA

05/31 @ Knitting Factory – Spokane, WA

06/04 @ El Corazon – Seattle, WA

06/06 @ Diamondz – Jerome, ID

06/12 @ Black Sheep – Colorado Springs, CO

06/13 @ Streets of London – Denver, CO

* w/BLACK STONE CHERRY

 

Burn The Ships Track Listing:
1. Where The Wind Blows
2. End Of Days
3. Burn The Ships
4. Prodigal
5. Shadows On The Wall
6. Sweat
7. Pyromaniac
8. 8000 Lines
9. Dog On A Leash
10. Make A Difference
11. Chains
12. Dream On
13. Underneath

Click HERE to Download / Stream ‘Burn the Ships’

A hard-driving Southern rock unit based out of Palestine, Texas, Blacktop Mojo’s fiery blend of post-grunge, classic rock, and metal falls somewhere between SoundgardenBlack Stone Cherry, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Founded in 2012 by front-man Matt James and drummer Nathan Gillis, the band eventually morphed into a five-piece with the additions of bass player Matt Curtis and guitarists Ryan Kiefer and Kenneth Irwin. They released their debut album, I Am, in 2014, followed by a heavy bout of touring that saw the group sharing the stage with a wide array of heavy hitters, including Bon JoviSammy HagarCandleboxDarryl “DMC” McDanielsShaman’s HarvestPop EvilPuddle of Mudd, and Drowning Pool.

In 2017, the band teamed up with Muscle Shoals producer Jimmy Johnsonfor their highly anticipated sophomore outing Burn the Ships. The album was released via the band’s label, Cuhmon Records, in March of that year to critical acclaim, and it’s first single, “Where The Wind Blows” reached #27 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, while the band was on its first U.S. tour that fall. Through that tour, they landed a slot on 2018’s Rock Fest, featuring headliners DisturbedIncubus, and Godsmack, among many other industry leading hard rock acts.

At the beginning of 2018, the band has started work on its third full length release, as well as touring to support the second radio single from, Burn The Ships.

Lead Vocals/ Rhythm Guitar- Matt James
Guitar/ Backing Vocals – Kenneth Irwin
Percussion – Nathan Gillis
Bass – Matt Curtis
Lead Guitar/ Backing Vocals- Ryan Kiefer

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Blacktop Mojo Release Acoustic Video for “Underneath,” Filmed Live at Audioworx Studios

Texas based hard rock band Blacktop Mojo has released a video for their track, “Underneath,” from their 2017 LP, Burn the Ships. Filmed live at Audioworx Studios in Palestine, TX, the Drew McCuistion filmed video features front-man Matt James and lead guitarist Ryan Kiefer performing an acoustic version of the track.

“I’ve seen firsthand how bitterness and anger can destroy a person from the inside out. This song is about that, but also saying “I understand what happened, and I’m sorry you went through the painful things that brought you to this point” Keep your heart free , forgive people even if they don’t deserve it.” – Nathan Gillis (Drums)

Burn The Ships Track Listing:
1. Where The Wind Blows
2. End Of Days
3. Burn The Ships
4. Prodigal
5. Shadows On The Wall
6. Sweat
7. Pyromaniac
8. 8000 Lines
9. Dog On A Leash
10. Make A Difference
11. Chains
12. Dream On
13. Underneath

Click HERE to Download / Stream ‘Burn the Ships’

A hard-driving Southern rock unit based out of Palestine, Texas, Blacktop Mojo’s fiery blend of post-grunge, classic rock, and metal falls somewhere between SoundgardenBlack Stone Cherry, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Founded in 2012 by front-man Matt James and drummer Nathan Gillis, the band eventually morphed into a five-piece with the additions of bass player Matt Curtis and guitarists Ryan Kiefer and Kenneth Irwin. They released their debut album, I Am, in 2014, followed by a heavy bout of touring that saw the group sharing the stage with a wide array of heavy hitters, including Bon JoviSammy HagarCandleboxDarryl “DMC” McDanielsShaman’s HarvestPop EvilPuddle of Mudd, and Drowning Pool.

In 2017, the band teamed up with Muscle Shoals producer Jimmy Johnsonfor their highly anticipated sophomore outing Burn the Ships. The album was released via the band’s label, Cuhmon Records, in March of that year to critical acclaim, and it’s first single, “Where The Wind Blows” reached #27 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, while the band was on its first U.S. tour that fall. Through that tour, they landed a slot on 2018’s Rock Fest, featuring headliners DisturbedIncubus, and Godsmack, among many other industry leading hard rock acts.

At the beginning of 2018, the band has started work on its third full length release, as well as touring to support the second radio single from, Burn The Ships.

Lead Vocals/ Rhythm Guitar- Matt James
Guitar/ Backing Vocals – Kenneth Irwin
Percussion – Nathan Gillis
Bass – Matt Curtis
Lead Guitar/ Backing Vocals- Ryan Kiefer

 

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Cross The Divide Release Official Music Video For “Sail On The Stars”

11870784_933989106639806_2210307536465062496_nHard/Progressive Rock Trio Cross The Divide have released the Official Video for “Sail On The Stars”, the sophomore single off of their upcoming full length debut album Fearless, due out 10/14/2016. The video was directed by Caleb Chamberlain and Will Hermonat.

“‘Sail on the Stars’ is a song that deals with loss. The message in this song is that when a person is left behind due to death or parting, it is important to be able to let go and find comfort in the right places. In the case of hurt, forgiveness is a vital part of that parting and grieving process. This song deals with all of that in a simple idea, a blessing: ‘sail on the stars.'” – Cross The Divide

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One of the fastest growing, and most in-demand original artists in New England is southern New Hampshire-based Cross the Divide. The three-member band combines heavy guitar riffs and melodic vocals to produce a unique blend of progressive and hard rock styles served up onstage with their engaging, high-energy performance. In an increasingly superficial era, Cross the Divide brings not only sweet guitar licks and driving bass lines, but also deep lyrical content driving home themes of hope, strength, and justice. The band has coined their own sub-genre for their sound: Storm Rock, which they define as “intense technical rock with deep lyrical themes”.

Though the band has been in existence since September 2010, Cross the Divide did not truly begin to define itself in the industry until mid-2014 when guitarist, Zac, and bassist, Chase, welcomed their hard hitting drummer Jake French into the project. Since that time, the band has played alongside many major artists including DisturbedGodsmackBreaking BenjaminAlter BridgeSevendustTriviumPop EvilSeetherSkillet10 YearsBuckcherryEscape the FateStarsetIslanderFor Today3 Years HollowScott Stapp, and many more.

Cross the Divide is currently gearing up for the release of their highly-anticipated full-length album Fearless, which will be out on October 14, 2016. The 11-track CD will feature their hit song “The Perfect Storm,” which has seen airplay on terrestrial and internet radio all over the world, as well as upcoming single “Sail on the Stars”. Fearless is the first professionally produced record for the band, and the first recordings with the current lineup.