For The Well Runs Red, defying easy musical categorization is a way of life

The Well Runs Red defies easy categorization. Drawing from an array of influences like hip-hop, industrial, glitch, metal, and Soundcloud rap, it’s hard to put anything TWRR creates into a particular box. Aggressive yet introspective, The Well Runs Red’s music is confrontational and intriguing. One listen to his new single, “Infiltrate”, and you’ll get some of the vibe TWRR is going for here.

While a solid starting point might well (hah!) be Ghostemane, there’s plenty of nods to countercultural icon Marilyn Manson as well as Chris Motionless in Red’s voice, too. Perhaps it’s just easier to let Red describe himself – so read our Q&A with the intriguing new artist below.

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New Music from Gesaffelstein ft. The Weeknd – “Lost In The Fire”

JUST DROPPED! A fire new collab between Gesaffelstein and The Weeknd titlted “Lost in Fire” off Gestaffastein’s upcoming sophomore album Hyperion. The two previously worked together on The Weeknd’s last EP in March 2018, My Dear Melancholy, for the songs “I Was Never There” and “Hurt You”.

Previously released was an 11-second teaser video with Tesfaye and Gesaffelstein facing back to back with a snap of the beginning audio to the song presented, giving fans just a taste of the fire this song really is. At least, we think so. You can listen to the song on Apple Music, Spotify, and other streaming services. You can view the music video below:


In The Spotlight: Thirty Nights Of Violence’s “To Die In Your Portrait” brings metallic hardcore to the forefront

The future of metal and hardcore, despite what some popular musicians think, is more alive than ever before. The underground is teeming with bands that are blazing new trails, and one young band to watch is Tennessee metallic hardcore band Thirty Nights Of Violence. Carrying on the proud tradition of genre forebearers like Eighteen Visions, Poison The Well, Taken, and plenty of others, this band might be new on the scene – but their new EP To Die In Your Portrait proves this certainly won’t be the first time you hear about them.

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Record Release Friday: Listen to new music from Boston Manor, Counterparts, Skyharbor, and more

New Music Friday is a weekly post that highlights the best new music of the week. This week’s edition features both well-known and under the radar bands we think deserve a spin (or three), so give them all a listen. Whether you like pop-punk, progressive metal, indie rock, or anything in between, we think there’s plenty to sink your teeth into here. Especially that new Boston Manor record – a real stunner. Oh, and we’re including some exceptional new singles, too.

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