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EP Review: Savage Hands – Rock Bottom

Savage Hands formed in the wake of defunct bands in the Virginia and Maryland area. In 2018, they released their first EP Barely Alive through SharpTone Records. Since then, they’ve released a full length record, The Truth in Your Eyes, and toured with the likes of Wage War, Being As An Ocean, Currents, and Dayseeker, to name a few. That brings us to their latest release, their new EP Rock Bottom.


Boston Manor Drops English Countryside-Inspired “Heat Me Up” Music Video

After releasing their new single, “Heat Me Up” in late May, Boston Manor has released an official music video. The track follows up previous releases “Container” and “Sliding Doors,” which are all set to appear on their forthcoming record Sundiver. “‘Heat Me Up’ ended up being the first track we finished on the album. We’d gone down to Welwyn Garden City where we were going to record the album to write and do some pre-production,” frontman Henry Cox says. “It was actually our day off, it was a blistering hot day and we had nothing to do, so we had a… Read more »


Boston Manor Announces New Album ‘Sundiver,’ Releases Single “Heat Me Up”

Ahead of their fifth studio album, Boston Manor has released the lead single “HEAT ME UP” to generate excitement for their forthcoming full-length Sundiver. The single is dark and mysterious but carries a certain warm familiarity to it. Accompanied by two earlier releases, “Container” and “Sliding Doors,” the album carries resounding themes of understanding and second chances. In discussing the album, frontman Henry Cox says, “Going into the pandemic, we knew our next record would be a double album released in two parts. The first a short shadowy-noiry electronic record set over one night and the second a sprawling rock… Read more »


Better Lovers Release Single, “The Flowering”

Better Lovers have dropped their new track, “The Flowering,” via SharpTone Records. The energetic song’s music video goes from a normal performance to something that emits Little Shop Of Horrors vibes, with plants coming to life to devour the act. Read more: Young Rising Sons Drop “(Un)Happy Hour” Music Video Vocalist Greg Puciato delivers emotive screams with poetic lyrics, “The blossom needs her pollen/The moth emerges eating from her seeds/Your roots can tie you down/Tell you you’re not deserving.” With the instrumentation of fast drums, smart guitar work, plus a band that infuses humor into darker situations, the music video… Read more »


Broadside Have Us Feeling “Bleu” In Soul-Stirring New Single

Reminiscent of their 2017 hit “Summer Stained,” Broadside has delivered a gut-punch, soul-stirring new single, “Bleu.” The new single shares its namesake’s sentiments with the band’s forthcoming full-length album Hotel Bleu, which will arrive via SharpTone Records on November 10. The heart-rendering track found its inspiration in the personal journey of vocalist Oliver Baxxter and his fiancé, who received the life-altering and devastating news of her breast cancer diagnosis. Baxxter’s deliberate croons, each word charged with the heartfelt anguish the two felt after receiving her diagnosis, are highlighted against a gentle acoustic guitar, only further elevating the emotional depth of… Read more »


Broadside Collab On “Lucid” With Honey Revenge’s Devin Papadol

Broadside is officially back in action! After dropping their latest hit “Bang,” featuring Magnolia Park’s Joshua Roberts, Broadside is infusing their lush sound alongside Honey Revenge‘s Devin Papadol on their collaborative track, “Lucid.” Their latest offering, as well as their previous releases “Bang” and “Cruel,” will appear on their forthcoming full-length album, Hotel Bleu, set to release through SharpTone Records on November 10. As the song kicks in, “Lucid” intricately weaves together ethereal, breathy vocals courtesy of frontman Oliver Baxxter and a kaleidoscope of neon-hued synthesizer melodies that glide atop an upbeat, pulsating beat. The delicate interplay between Baxxter’s vocals,… Read more »

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