Issues stream genre-bending new album, “Beautiful Oblivion” – listen

Whatever you may think of Issues’ approach to genre-bending music, you really have to credit the band for genuinely not giving a single fuck about what people think of them. Granted, the band’s member changes have left them at a crossroads here, but merging pop, R&B, and post-hardcore was never going to be an easy journey anyway.

Which makes the band’s 3rd album, Beautiful Oblivion, certainly an important one. The album, which you can now stream below, is certain to be a divisive one. Led by singles like the funk/pop-influenced “Flexin'” and lead single “Tapping Out”, the new album is intriguing in that it throws a lot of disparate elements and genres together to create something that’s at least interesting, if not quality across its 13 songs. With a USA headlining tour where they’ll be bringing along Polyphia, Sleep Token, and Lil’ Aaron, Issues’ Beautiful Oblivion is just beginning.

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Left Behind premieres blistering new single “Peeling Wax”, featuring Kublai Khan’s Matt Honeycutt

Big, big news from one of heavy music’s new vanguards. Left Behind are dropping their 3rd full-length album, No One Goes To Heaven, on November 15, 2019 via Pure Noise Records. The band has also shared a brand new video for lead single, “Peeling Wax,” which features Matt Honeycutt of Kublai Khan. Channeling the likes of Crowbar and even Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, vocalist Zac Hatfield puts on one of the best performances of his career on the new track, which is awfully impressive for a band that’s already proven their worth.

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Australian metalcore band Thornhill unleashes brilliant new song, “Where We Go When We Die”

As anticipation for the release of Thornhill’s heavily-anticipated debut full-length continues to climb, the five-piece have lifted the lid on their next audio-visual assault in the form of “Where We Go When We Die.” The second single to be taken from The Dark Pool, the track explores humans’ relationship with the earth.

It follows lead single “Nurture” as well as the band’s hometown album launch show tipping sold out over two months in advance. Appeasing the masses on the touring front with this announce, Thornhill are also revealing additional headline tour dates in Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide for November.

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