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I have new band Repenter on my show. I’ve been friends with their guitar player for about 15 years now, he’s been in bands, was even a record executive at Warner Brothers for a while and now recorded new music with Ross Robinson (Slipknot, Glassjaw, Korn, From First To Last etc) their band sounds nothing like those bands, and they have a refreshing sound, take a listen!!


Omerta Announces Summer Tour Following Stint With The Amity Affliction

Following their stint alongside The Amity Affliction this May, Omerta will head out on the road with nu-gaze unit Moodring and death metal act Gates To Hell. Omerta’s summer tour will kick off on June 9 in Chicago, IL, and run through June 24 where the group will wrap up in their hometown, Houston, TX. Tickets for the tour will be available on Friday, April 21 at 10 AM ET. Read more: Wednesday13 Celebrates 21 Years of “Murderdolls” With Announcement Of US Tour Earlier this month, Omerta released their latest single “Antiamorous” featuring experimental rap artist, JOHNNASCUS. If their fast-paced… Read more »


Suicide Silence

This week on the Rock The Walls Podcast, Patrick Walford speaks with Suicide Silence vocalist, Eddie Hermida! The two talk in-depth about the band’s new self-titled album, the writing/recording of it, what pushed both Hermida and the band to change sound on the new album, recording vocals on the album and how it was different recording every track on the album start to finish on every take with no punching in and out of parts, working with producer Ross Robinson and more. Plus, does Hermida still consider Suicide Silence a deathcore band? Subscribe to the Rock The Walls Podcast here and… Read more »


SXSW 2015 – Interview w/ Cancer Bats

Fish had a chance to speak with Cancer Bats at SXSW in Austin, Texas. The band discusses working with a new producer, Ross Robinson, on their latest new album ‘Searching For Zero’ which was released March 10th. Be sure to keep up with Cancer Bats: Facebook.com/CancerBats twitter.com/CancerBats


The Balancing Act: Get Involved! x The Wanted

Get Involved! are a veritable post hardcore supergroup, with members having spent time in some of the genre’s most legendary bands — bands like Glassjaw, Thursday, and From Autumn To Ashes. But one act you might not expect to find on their shared resume is British boy band The Wanted.


Wes Borland: Why He Left Limp Bizkit

The more time Wes Borland spent in Limp Bizkit, the more things around him turned black. First his wardrobe – draping cloaks that brought to mind one of his favorite characters, Darth Vader. Then his eyes – gripping contacts that, next to his flaring nostrils, made him look like a guitar-toting monster. His heart was the next to go. “Bells start going off, like, ‘This is what it feels like to sell out,’” Borland recalled. “I’m enjoying all the perks of [Limp Bizkit], but I feel my heart is going black, because this is not what I’m called to do.… Read more »


Vanilla Ice Returns With 'Bi-Polar'

Early ’90s superstar Vanilla Ice is back with a new album, Bi-Polar, which came out last week. Ice produced the set, which features guest appearances from Chuck D, La Tha Darkman, Insane Clown Posse, and Josh Brainard, formerly of Slipknot. Bi-Polar features eight hardcore tracks and 17 hip-hop tracks. LAUNCH recently spoke with Ice, who explained why he decided to return to the musical arena. “What brings me back to music is just, you know, I played a lot of shows since October ’98. October ’98 is when I released Hard To Swallow, which was an album I did with… Read more »


Radio Free Virgin Launches the 'Shortlist' Channel

Radio Free Virgin, a leading digital broadcast company, today launched the Shortlist Channel in cooperation with the Shortlist project, a new award which highlights innovative and adventurous artists rather than established hitmakers. Ten Shortlist finalists including Ryan Adams, Nikka Costa, PJ Harvey and Gorillaz were announced on October 3rd at the Museum of Television & Radio in Beverly Hills, and the winner of the Virgin Megastore Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music will be announced in mid-November at an all-star concert and party in Hollywood, CA. Radio Free Virgin’s Shortlist Channel is comprised of tracks culled from the ten… Read more »


Slipknot Sets Release Date For New Album

July 24 will be ground zero for Slipknot’s as-yet-untitled second album, according to a Roadrunner Records spokesperson. The follow-up to their eponymous 1999 debut was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Ross Robinson. Next week production will move cross-country to New York, where Andy Wallace will start mixing new songs “People Equal Shit,” “The Heretic Anthem,” “Disaster Piece” and just-announced “New Abortion” among other album tracks, with the help of two unnamed band members. The nine masked Iowans, who’ll take to the main stage of this year’s Ozzfest, might also be simultaneously making the club rounds this summer. A tour… Read more »

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