Owel have released a new song entitled "Death in The Snow" (featuring Kevin Dye of Gates) on Facebook. The band's new album will be released on January 18th, 2013. Be sure to check this out, this is a band you don't want to sleep on.
It's New Year's Eve, so we might as well close out the year with one last awesome exclusive for 2012. Today, I'm very excited to premiere a brand new The Appleseed Cast song titled "North Star Ordination," which you can stream in the replies. It's a part of an upcoming 7" that's a part of the Graveface Charity Series, which you can read about here. We also have the exclusive scoop on the band's upcoming 8th LP - it's titled Illumination Ritual and will hit stores on April 9th via Graveface Records, which is something to definitely get excited for in 2013. So check out the new track and let us know what you think in the replies.
Night Verses drummer Aric Improta is a 1 of 5 finalists in the 2012 Guitar Center Drum-Off. The grand finals will be held January 19 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles; tickets can be purchased here. Watch some of his previous Drum-Off performances in the replies.
This is the final reminder to all bands and industry folk - we'll be launching our EOTY feature very soon and we're still continuing to build up our "end of the year" database, as we've done each year, and we want your lists! If you're in a band, work for a label, or are involved in the industry - we want to feature your favorite albums of the year in our end of the year brouhaha. We've made it super simple again this year: just email us your lists here and make sure you make it clear who the list is for (ie: if you're in a band - is it a band list, or is it an individual band member list?). We'll compile everything together, and post it all around the new year.
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