St. Louis hardcore band Time And Pressure have gained some quick attention out of the gate. Despite only having existed since 2018, their brand of fast, melodic hardcore pulls no punches lyrically or musically, and having already played storied festivals like Life And Death Brigade, this is certainly a band on the rise.
Given everything that’s been going on with the George Lloyd riots and protests, Time And Pressure certainly aren’t the first band to help contribute to the cause financially, but it doesn’t make what they’re doing June 10th any less important. That day, they’ll be livestreaming a set from The Sinkhole, a venue in south St. Louis. On top of that, they’ll be collecting donations for The Bail Project, as well as debuting a new song from their new album – but that’s not all. The band will also be matching each donation during the livestream, dollar for dollar. In support of Black Lives Matter, we can’t think of too many better ways to spend June 10th, if we’re being honest.
Dubbed by PunkNews.com as “outstanding pop punk that’s well written, thoughtful, and punchy”, Colorado pop-punk band The Swifts deliver a seasoned, catchy take on the genre with plenty of hooks and experience to boot. Two years ago, the band released their debut album All Sunshine, which was produced by Ill Nino guitarist Ahrue Luster, to great responses. Now, we’re stoked to team up with The Swifts for the release of their new video for “Normal”, taken from the aforementioned debut album. Give it a spin below and enjoy some catchy riffs! Perhaps the band is working on some new material during the coronavirus, too? Here’s hoping.
Though he’s already released a new song tackling the pop-punk genre, Machine Gun Kelly has released have joined forces once again for a cover of Rage Against The Machine’s 1992 hit “Killing In The Name”. The song, released 28 years ago off the band’s self-titled debut album, unfortunately carries all too much weight in the wake of the ongoing George Lloyd protests breaking out across all 50 states – and even in over a dozen countries worldwide.
The video for the track also features footage of the protests as well as Mod Sun, Barker, Yungblud, and Kelly on the frontlines during all of this. Of course, they’re not the only musicians banding together to try to create meaningful change – not with bands like Stick To Your Guns, Can’t Swim, Between The Buried And Me, and END all putting together either t-shirts for charity and/or contributing profits this weekend toward various funds and benefits.
At long last, psychedelic post-hardcore band Coletta have given some details about their long-awaited debut record, Idealism.
Although the release date is coming next week, this release has been teased time and time again since 2019. The unique group released the timeless EP Mind & Time, and a cover of Joji’s “Sanctuary,” but this will be their first fully-fledged album.