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phem Taps Waterparks’ Awsten Knight For “cheerleader” Collab

phem has enlisted the vibrant talents of Waterparks’ frontman Awsten Knight for her latest anthemic single, “cheerleader,” accompanied by an electrifying and downright fun music video. “cheerleader” will appear on phem’s forthcoming debut album, which will arrive via Hopeless Records. The song begins with a warm, sun-kissed melody carried by gentle guitar strums as phem sings, “I can be my own cheerleader/You can do it/You can do it,” setting the stage for the spirited journey that unfolds. As the music video takes us through the streets of LA, both phem and Knight, with their vividly dyed hair, add an extra… Read more »


DNA Interviews #4: Napalm Death & Some Days Are Darker

On The Episode of DNA Interviews: The Metal DNA Podcast, Shawn speaks with Barney Greenway of Napalm Death & Lear Mason of Some Days Are Darker! Catch Metal DNA live Saturdays @ 8pmEST on idobi Howl! Follow Metal DNA on Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram!


Linkin Park Announces Greatest Hits Album, ‘Papercuts’

A little papercut never stopped Linkin Park. The nu-metal act announced their first greatest hits album, Papercuts (Singles Collection 2000-2023). The compilation drops on April 12 via Warner Records. Popular staples made the final cut to the LP, including “Crawling,” “Bleed It Out,” “Leave Out All The Rest,” and the quintessential banger, “In The End.” Rapper and producer for the group, Mike Shinoda, explains their decision-making: “Each song in this collection is both a singular moment on our timeline and an evolving story that is as much ours as it is yours. From our first release…to the brand new…this tracklist… Read more »

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The Anix Premieres Dark Wave New Track “CRAWL” Featuring Julien-K

Electro-rockers The Anix and Julien-K are back with their new single, “CRAWL.” The collaboration brings back dark wave and electronica ‘90s energy missing in the music scene. The music video is a vintage glitch-mob fever dream, inspiring your best techno-goth dance moves. The neon pink hues and strobes, along with distorted yet alluring vocals, set the stage for the music video. Brandon Smith, the mastermind behind The Anix, explains that the chorus lyrics relate to letting go of the pressures of endless success. “‘Watch us fall into the dirt/Watch us crawl,’…is in reference to what would happen if you were… Read more »


Linkin Park Tease Chester Bennington-Led, Unreleased Song, “Friendly Fire”

Even with powerhouse frontman Chester Bennington gone, it hasn’t stopped Linkin Park from releasing previously recorded tracks. “Friendly Fire” was originally a part of the acts “One More Light” sessions. The band posted a snippet of the song on their socials, with hints of their nu-metal flair blended with synth-pop. “We’re falling apart for no reason/We’re pulling the trigger in a useless war/If we go back and go into the black/What are we fighting for?” The preview is on a simple green background with conveyor belt text, the title, and the year it was recorded. They announced on X/Twitter that… Read more »


Deadpool & Wolverine, Fantastic 4, & The Return of X-Men w/ James Clark of Kill The Lights!

This week Sean is joined by James Clark of Kill The Lights to nerd out about the new trailers for Deadpool & Wolverine, A Quiet Place: Day One, Twisters, X-Men ’97, the confirmed Fantastic Four cast & more! Catch Metalcore Nerds live Mondays @ 7pmEST on idobi Howl! Follow @MetalcoreNerds on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Tiktok! Follow the Metalcore Nerds Playlist here Support Metalcore Nerds by buying Merch here


Wallows New Single “Your Apartment” Marks Thrilling Return

Indie-rock trio Wallows have come out of hibernation and are back with their new single “Your Apartment.” This marks the first new offering from Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters, and Cole Preston since 2022’s Tell Me That It’s Over. With an accompanying music video, “Your Apartment” features upbeat groovy surf rock guitar melodies, understated, yet gripping vocals, and deliciously melancholy lyrics. “Who said I don’t understand or that/I probably won’t remember/Time in the palm of your hand/We both let go together,” the chorus says. Watch the full music video below featuring a vintage aesthetic. Of the new song, Wallows shares, “This… Read more »


Glixen Sparks A Red-Hued Passion In “foreversoon” Music Video

After dropping their debut single of 2024, titled “foreversoon,” ascending shoegaze darlings Glixen, regarded as an idobi Radio Rising Artist To Listen To In 2024, have now revealed the striking red-hued music video to complement their latest release. The accompanying visual captures the track’s “soft glow” of intimacy, igniting the ethereal release with a subdued passion that harmonizes perfectly with vocalist/guitarist Aislinn Ritchie’s dreamy delivery. Read more: Charlotte Sands Shares Her Top 5 Female Artists That Inspire Her Of the new release, Ritchie shares, “‘foreversoon’ represents blissful moments of new love and intimacy. The song harnesses melancholy chords layered with… Read more »


Maggie Lindemann Unveils Dark “hostage” Music Video

Maggie Lindemann is beginning 2024 with a bang on her new track and accompanying “hostage” music video. Preceded by 2022’s debut LP SUCKERPUNCH and one-off 2023 single “deprecating” with Siiickbrain, a new era is emerging featuring the Dallas singer’s dark and twisted lyrics and imagery. Reminiscent of Flyleaf and Evanescene instrumental tones, Lindemann breathily and mournfully sings, “These thoughts fill my mind/Bring me down one more time/In my head and it drives me crazy/I’m hostage, baby.” Lindemann shares, “‘hostage,’ for me, is like peering through a window into my own mind. It’s about being caught in this strange limbo where… Read more »

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