Shadow Of Intent introduce new drummer Bryce Butler, premiere new video for “Gravesinger”

Some big Shadow Of Intent news is on the docket today. First off, drummer Anthony Barone (who’s drummed for Angel Vivaldi, A Night In Texas, and many more bands) has left the band to pursue what he dubs “other opportunities”. His replacement certainly has some big shoes to fill, but luckily, his experience will serve him well as Shadow Of Intent’s new drummer.

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Fit For A King examine life’s struggles on new song, “Locked (In My Head)”

Texas metalcore band Fit For A King are gearing up for what might be the biggest album of their career to date this September. 2018’s Dark Skies locked the band’s brand of catchy metalcore into huge support tour slots, and while the coronavirus cut that album cycle short a little, the band is making the best of things. Namely, with the newly-released third single off their upcoming album, “Locked (In My Head)”. Stream the new song below.

“While Locked may seem a little out of place on an album centered around victory and overcoming life’s challenges, it’s a song about understanding that all the mental things we fight through can only be defeated by our own will and perseverance,” front man Ryan Kirby shares. “Along the road, we will get help, whether from God or others, but at the end of it all, it’s a war that YOU must fight, and YOU must win.”

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This Day In Music History: August 8th, 2006 – Breaking Benjamin releases the Platinum-certified album ‘Phobia’

While their hold on rock radio (and rock music at large) is obviously easily quantified at this point in their careers, there was a time where Breaking Benjamin still had something to prove. While creating their third record Phobia, the band was under some surely intense pressure to follow (hah!) their two previous successful albums. Especially 2004’s We Are Not Alone, which featured a few huge singles like “So Cold” and “Sooner Or Later”, and which also propelled the band to new heights. One listen to 2006’s Phobia, though, and the band’s status as hitmakers was cemented.

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