Tag: rock music

Kills Birds Don’t Want to “Cough Up Cherries” on Dave Grohl-Approved New Single

Kills Birds give fans another taste of their upcoming record, Married, with “Cough Up Cherries,” a high-octane summary of angsty pandemic life. If they aren’t already one of your favorite new rock acts, there’s a good chance “Cherries” will be the song to make you join the likes of Dave Grohl and Hayley Williams in…

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Blood Hot – Review

There’s an underrated psychedelic singer-songwriter who’s frequently collaborated with the great Anton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre fame worthy of recognition, and that is Tess Parks. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Parks has combined folk, rock, and shoegaze into a perfect blend. The result is her debut album, Blood Hot. The title is appropriate,…

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Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Create Sleek Punk on New Album ‘Sticky’

It’s often difficult to make a high-octane, angsty record sound sonically cohesive and put-together, but British rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes make it seem effortless on their fourth studio album, Sticky. Tackling sticky situations like the aftermath of COVID-19 lockdowns, failed romances, and society’s patriarchal standards, the band airs their grievances and showcases their…

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Cassyette Takes Back Her Life on High-Octane Single “Petrichor”

Cassyette regains control over her headspace and experience on “Petrichor,” a rousing track inspired by her own struggles and blessings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Named after the smell in the air after rain, the song describes turning your life around after difficulty and tragedy, the perfect anthem for a post-pandemic world. “After losing my dad…

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Juliana Riccardi Views Life as a “Full Cup” of Opportunity on New Single

Juliana Riccardi explores self-love and perspective on her new single “Full Cup,” a folksy rock track that has already received a placement on Spotify’s Healin’ Blues playlist among the likes of Nina Simone and B.B. King. Drawing from greats like Bonnie Raitt, Fleetwood Mac, and Van Morrison, Riccardi’s intimate lyrics and rich voice will reel…

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Climb Aboard the “Extra Express” with Glam Rockers Tony & The Kiki

Tony & The Kiki are determined to get you dancing and feeling confident in your own skin with their fun lyrics and bold sound. Their new single, the bilingual “Extra Express,” channels the group’s focuses on equality and self-expression, offering support for the LGBT+ community with lyrics like “shave your head, bind your chest, male…

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Summer Years Will Soundtrack Your Summer Memories with “This Light”

Summer Years encourage fans to make the most of their days and make their aspirations a reality on pop-punk anthem “This Light,” which insists you should “be yourself, you’ll get through.” Released alongside a breezy music video, the song is just as exhilarating as you’d expect from a group with “summer” in their name.  “’This…

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Typhoid Rosie Stand Up Against Female Objectification on “Defend Your Temple”

Brooklyn rockers Typhoid Rosie take on sexist media with “Defend Your Temple,” a rousing anthem that contrasts fairytales and insists that everything you need is already inside you. It’s a theme song for a strong modern woman destined to take control of her life in spite of the outdated messages we’re fed throughout our childhood…

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9 of the Coolest New Rock Songs That May Have Gone Under Your Radar This June

With the peak of summer coming up, artists are giving their all to create the songs that will soundtrack your poolside days, barbecues, and even just chill nights in your room. Here are nine rocking songs that came out this month! Analog Party – “Blind Driver” The energetic new track from California’s Analog Party draws…

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King Shelter Stand as Firm as “CONCRETE!” Against Gun Violence

Great for fans of acts like grandson, King Shelter’s “CONCRETE!” is a frantic, politically-charged anthem. As the first single from their upcoming PATIENCE EP, the song tackles gun violence with rap-like cadence over energetic guitars. “‘CONCRETE!’ is about the frustration with the glorification of the shooter,” Taylor Hecocks of King Shelter explains. “We’ve seen the…

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Catholic Guilt Acknowledge Grief and Mourn on Touching Track “Nothing…”

Grief and loss are, unfortunately, something everyone has to deal with at some point or another, but life can go on and you can grow from that hardship. Melbourne rockers Catholic Guilt reflect on losing a loved one with “Nothing…,” the final single from their August 2020 EP This is What Honesty Sounds Like. “‘Nothing…’…

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Vyvyd – Review

Four years after their epic post-punk/psychedelic record Bleeding Magenta was released, the Venetian band the New Candys are back. Their new album, Vyvyd (released in June 2021), is an excellent culmination of creativity that has resulted from the isolation of the cataclysmic Coronavirus pandemic. According to the album’s Bandcamp page, “This record has its own…

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Talk Show Host Speak Out Against Police Brutality on “Warmest Condolences”

Talk Show Host make a statement about police brutality on “Warmest Condolences,” the third single from their debut album Mid-Century Modern, due on June 4th. The lyrics offer sarcastic commentary from the perspective of a cop who shot someone, insisting “I don’t know what I was thinking, [the gun] went off in my hand.” “‘Warmest…

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