Canadian electro-rock duo Chapellz has released a music video for their single “Passion”. The song will be on the band’s upcoming debut EP The Notone releasing on 9/1 and is a dramatic love story between a starlet and a common man.
“The video was inspired by 40’s Film Noir,” says Ced Chapellz, the producer and guitarist for the band. “They fall in love and get married. A few years later, the sudden death of her husband left her with questions and a deep depression. She died old at her home with her broken heart. She never knew who or what had killed her late husband. The ending is the starlet returning to life in the present times (2017) she runs into a man andgets a feeling of deja vu. She felt like she knew him, but has no idea who he is, like a ghost she ones knew.“
The Notone will be available on all digital retailers on 9/1.
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Hard rock quartet Bella Rose has premiered their new single and video titled, “Trouble“. The video comes as a prequel to the group’s debut music video, “The Wayside“, with the first scene of the new video, leading in with an inebriated stumble into the opening location for “The Wayside”.
“‘Trouble’ is was written lyrically to make you question what the song is about. What this song means to me, and the trouble in a black dress, could be interpreted in many different ways by the listener. It’s opened ended for you address your own temptations and vices.” – Vocalist, Zachary Rutter
Mixed with clean vocals, heavy guitar riffs and driving drums, Bella Rose has set the tone of the band and for what’s in store. Watch “Trouble” below and stream the new single on Apple Music today.
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Patience and perfection, the Austin based Bella Rose live by these core principles, and for years have waited for the right time to debut new music aimed for the masses. Starting as the brainchild of vocalist Zachary Scott Rutter and guitarist Kendall Davis, Bella Rose has taken many scrapes and shapes in the process of discovering their unique sound. With the addition of drummer Justin Miller and bassist Patrick Nikel, The four-piece bring a modern, yet nostalgic sound to active Pop and Rock music. With influences ranging from the late 80’s era of Guns N Roses, to the current anthemic melodies of Fall Out Boy, Bella Rose have created a style that is genuine and true to their own. The release of their singles The Wayside, Whispers, and now Trouble, have set the tone for 2017 and beyond, as the band firmly establishes itself for success.
Cleveland, OH rock n’ roll quartet Ira Hill has released a music video for their new boozed-up, live in the moment single “American Outlaws”. The explicit video for the western-tinged rock track follows vocalist Nick Wagner (formerly of Like Tyrants) around town, breaking laws and narrowly escaping. The song is the title track to Ira Hill’s upcoming EP that will arrive on 9/8 and follows-up the record’s first single “Dirty Little Habit“.
“The sex doll kept deflating after every shot, so I had to reinflate it continuously,” says drummer Jordon Marich. “We all had fun, but at the expense of our star actress…this video is dedicated to Kinky Kim.“
Reflecting on the recording experience of American Outlaws, producer Evan Mckeever (Nine Shrines) says “Every recording session turned into a giant rager. I tried to have a sober session with them once…they didn’t let me.” That kind of energy can be heard throughout the EP’s six tracks.
Pre-order American Outlaws here and listen to the single on Spotify.
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Fresh off their run with Music Saves Lives on Vans Warped Tour, Rochester-based “Futurepunk” band The Plague has released their latest single “Will You Ever Know Me”. The track is a very personal story about frontman David Adam Monroe’s relationship with his father.
“He was diagnosed with cancer at a time where our relationship was not at a strong point,” says Monroe. “The song is about grieving the loss of a relationship, when part of you wants to keep hope alive.“
“Will You Ever Know Me” will be on The Plague’s debut album Hope For The F.U.T.U.R.E, releasing on October 13th via Recover Records. While out on Warped Tour, the band distributed 22,000 samplers including their singles “Danger,” “Not The Only One,” and “Fallen.” The proceeds were donated to the Music Saves Lives foundation.
Before starting The Plague, Monroe led the band Third Estate who appeared on Warped Tour from 02-06 and toured with many established acts such as Story Of The Year, Yellowcard, and My Chemical Romance. After their disbandment, Monroe began producing records alongside Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) and Earl Cohen (Lady Gaga, Pink, Jessica Simpson), and served as an A&R rep for Victory and Torque records.
“Will You Ever Know Me” is available track now on iTunes.
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LA-based electro-pop quartet Sleeptalk‘s debut album has arrived via Artery Recordings and the band has released an accompanying music video for the single “Bright Eyes”. The short and crisp track is an innocent song about an infatuation that finally blossoms.
Vocalist Anthony Fitzpatrick says “It’s about being with the girl you have wanted to be with for so long and realizing you both were meant to be together.“
The video uses footage the band shot while they were on their most recent tour. Hotel room jam sessions, meeting fans, and parking lot footraces gone wrong are a few highlights.
After self-releasing their debut EPs Pure, a straight-laced indie rock offering and Young, the more experimental spaced-out release, the band sought to marry the best qualities of both on Sleeptalk. Fitzpatrick says “It has exactly the sound we were searching for, it’s not rushed or forced in anyway.”
Sleeptalk is available now on iTunes, MerchNow, and all other digital retailers.
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California chillwave/R&B artist Amber Ryann‘s new record Voice Memos will arrive on August 4th, but today you can hear the first single “For Real” featuring rapper Airospace. The wavy, atmospheric pop track swims in a subterranean vibe, beginning with a delicate guitar lick that is soon washed out by Ryann’s lyrics that tackle some heavy emotions.
“The track is about opening up and feeling weighed down by the stigma that comes with talking about the issues you constantly suppress,” says Ryann. “Feeling no sense of comfort in the people that you don’t think can understand your struggle and only finding solace in the people that find themselves in the same type of distress. This video depicts a world between “peace of mind” in my own thoughts and preconceptions and instills a feeling of urgency to relieve those thoughts and gasp for air.”
Although her music has a Lorde meets Halsey quality, Ryann first recognized her passion for music after seeing the My Chemical Romance video for “Helena” and watching Gerard Way’s emotionally intensive delivery. She consumed a healthy dose of rock and hardcore in the years to follow, but when her father, a rap/R&B producer, encouraged her to branch out, that’s when she really began to grow as a multi-instrumentalist. The new record is Ryann’s effort to find where she stands in a world with social and racial turmoil, and how her empathy plays a role.
Pre-order Voice Memos now on Bandcamp.
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Rock quintet Vault 51 has released a music video for their new single “Wildfire“. The colorful aesthetic reoccurs in the band’s new video, along with trippy camera effects which represent time slipping by.
“Wildfire, at its core, is a song about a relationship. For us, the song was less about a romantic relationship, and more about the relationship we had with our label, our EP, and everything we’ve been through. The video begins with me staring into a clock as it’s melting away in my hands. That clock is actually the exact same clock we have on the cover of our album and is essentially a representation of the EP in itself. In this scene, time is practically slipping through my fingers as if to represent the amount of time that went into the entire process of actually being able to release our music. So much of our time was completely wasted and taken from us. We were forced into a situation where we could either give up, or rebuild and start over. That’s exactly what we decided to do.”
-Landon Jones (Vocalist)
The song comes from their debut EP titled, Kid which is out now. You can stream Kid on Apple Music, Spotify and watch the full visual of the EP here.
“’Kid’ basically is a resemblance of our youth and innocence. This EP is essentially the story about the start of someone’s life and how in the beginning — it seems so easy. We don’t truly understand until you’ve grown and woken up to the fact that the world (society as a whole, politics, and mass media) is so plagued with corruption and slander. It just makes you want to return to a simpler time when you were younger, and indifferent to time– When you were just a ‘Kid’.” -Alex Garmon (Bassist)
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Vault 51 is an alternative rock quintet from Atlanta, GA. Despite facing many obstacles that would force most to disband and move on, the group instead chose to persevere and press on with what they set out to accomplish. After years of developing their unique sound, Vault 51 is thrilled to release their debut EP ‘Kid’, available July 20th, 2017.