WORLDWIDE PANIC Reveal High Energy New Single, “Party”!

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LA Based Heavy Metal Band WORLDWIDE PANIC has revealed a first listen to their newest single, “Party.” With production collaboration from GEMINI SYNDROME’s AARON NORDSTROM,

“This song is a chronicle of my battles with substance abuse and how a lot of fun can in my case, lead to life feeling hopeless. There is a message of “dark hope” in this song. I feel like sharing my story in the most transparent way I can hopefully will help others make better life choices”
– Lane Steele (Bass / Vocals)

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“On this track we had the pleasure of having my good friend Aaron Nordstrom help produce the vocals. He had this to say, “I’ve known Lane Steele for many years since we were in school together. I’ve seen him evolve and work very hard for awhile and find his voice as a musician. I had the pleasure of working on the song “Party” and enjoyed it very much. It was a smooth workflow and resulted in a great song. Take a listen and be sure to catch them on the road with Flaw this fall.”
– Aaron Nordstrom (Gemini Syndrome)

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WORLDWIDE PANIC will also be joining FLAW, SMILE EMPTY SOUL, and NEW LINGO on THE FLAWLESS SMILE TOUR!

Tour Dates:
09/14 @ Full Circle Brewing – Fresno, CA
09/17 @ Paris Theatre – Portland, OR
09/18 @ El Corazon -Seattle, WA
09/20 @ Diamondz Event Center – Jerome, ID
09/21 @ Liquid Joes – Salt Lake City, UT
09/23 @ Herman’s Hideaway – Denver, CO
09/25 @ Original Bar & Nightclub – Minot, ND
09/27 @ Hipps Pub – Eau Claire, WI
09/28 @ Offsides – Woodstock, IL
09/29 @ Pierre’s – Ft Wayne, IN
10/01 @ The Forge – Joliet, IL
10/03 @ Nikki’s – Sturgis, MI
10/04 @ Empire Concert Club – Akron, OH
10/05 @ Blue Note – Harrison, OH
10/06 @ Diesel – Chesterfield, MI
10/07 @ Nightshop – Bloomington, IL

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Based out of Los Angeles, Worldwide Panic is a hard rock/heavy metal band that started out in 2016 with the aim of writing heavy, catchy music and personal, meaningful lyrics. In a world mired with social and political controversies, Worldwide Panic offers a more relatable take on everyday life and overcoming the trials and tribulations the common man faces. With a songwriting approach that focuses on a mix of clean and aggressive vocals and a guitar-driven sound, Worldwide Panic appeals to listeners all across the hard rock and heavy metal spectrum. This music is presented on stage by engaging the audience in a theatrical and unique experience. The band has completed work on new material which was mixed by Mike Plotnikoff (In Flames, Warbringer, Fear Factory, Mudvayne, Van Halen, Aerosmith, KISS, and many others) and mastered by Howie Weinberg (Slayer, Pantera, Korn, Deftones, Nirvana, etc). Worldwide Panic is gearing up to release new singles and music videos, and the band looks forward to conquering stages everywhere. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for lots from Worldwide Panic in the near and distant future!

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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

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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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Meka Nism Releases Official Music Video for “The War Inside”

Florida based alternative metal band Meka Nism has released the official music video for their single “The War Inside,” off of their upcoming, as yet unnamed EP. Originally premiered on New Noise Magazine, “The War Inside” was directed by Jim Dougherty with creative direction from front-woman Meka.

The music video for ” The War Inside” is the visual representation of the internal struggles that some of us battle throughout our entire lives. From anxiety to depression, addiction and insecurity, we all deal with some type of inner demons that affect us on different levels. In the video, the story is one of self healing through the spiritual journey of the Shaman. Meka portrays both her own lost soul fragments and her own hero. She faces her fears by confronting them head on in each of her energy centers, which are portrayed by six butoh dancers. We each have the power and courage to face our struggles and to save ourselves from all that we are desperately fighting. The intention behind “The War Inside” is to help inspire and create the energy to empower others to take their own healing journey and know that everything we need to win our war is already inside of us,” – Meka

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The Cambridge English Dictionary defines mechanism as ‘a mechanical contrivance; structure of a machine.’ Well, that dictionary will soon need a new entry which reads ‘Meka Nism: totally uncontrived, a new structure of metal music.’ Originally formed in 2006 under the steampunk-sounding name of Meka Nism and the Rusty Years; the band, now known as the more streamlined Meka Nism, has mutated into the awesome future-forming metallic behemoth it is now. Featuring a band firing on all cylinders and the most charismatic front-woman, Meka Nism have supported legends like MastodonGojiraThe OffspringLimp BizkitOtep and In Flames. The very diversity of their support slots speaks volumes for Meka Nism, they are a true 21st century band, building new edifices on what has come before.

Inspired by MetallicaJoan JettIron MaidenSlayerGhost, guitarist Bobby Keller describes Meka Nism’s sound as “powerful, metallic, aggressive ,melodic, and in your face.”

Bobby explains the meaning of the band’s name. “Meka Nism means a well-oiled metal machine with great power! With all of the elements, the band members combine, we make one machine.”

Bobby can’t wait for Meka Nism’s fans to hear their new EP. “The musical element is superior to any thing we’ve done before. We are ready to take the world by storm. We know we have something special and are at the forefront of something new in metal. Our lyrics come from a lot of spiritual influences, Meka studies shamanism and takes a very specific healing approach to all her lyrics.”

Meka Nism, live, emit “pure power and energy. We are a LIVE band, hands down. Our shows are packed and we thrive off the energy of our audiences. We take it and punch it right back to them. There is no let up. You can expect your neck to hurt a lot after our shows.”

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