Currently in the midst of the biggest climb of his life (literally), tackling the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest, internationally acclaimed, GRAMMY nominated artist and philanthropist Mike Posner is back with new music. “Jealousy,” a new collaboration with blackbear is out today via Arista Records.
The track was written by Mike alongside Mat Musto and Justin Bieber and produced by RetroFuture.
Listen to “Jealousy” ft. blackbear HERE.
“Jealousy” is the first taste of new music from Posner since he embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime climb of Mount Everest, to raise money via a GoFundMe page for The Detroit Justice Center (DJC), a non-profit law firm working alongside communities to create economic opportunities, transform the justice system, and promote equitable and just cities. A Detroit native himself, Posner’s father Jon, who passed away in 2017, served as a criminal defense attorney in Detroit for 40 years, making this cause all the more important to Mike. For more information and to donate, please visit mikeposner.com.
Mount Everest rises to an elevation of more than 29,000 feet and is located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas, between Nepal and China. Having spent the last year in intensive high altitude training in Colorado, Posner is currently in the midst of the daring climb, which he revealed details on CBS This Morning. Watch the full interview HERE.
Speaking about the endeavor, Posner reveals, “While my walk across America was about me finding myself, I want my climb to be about others. Before my dad died, he was a criminal defense attorney in Detroit for 40 years. I’ve decided to dedicate my climb to the Detroit Justice Center because they’re doing criminal justice reform work in my city that would make my dad beam with joy.”
Earlier this year, he released his track, “Momma Always Told Me” feat. Stanaj and Yung Bae, marking a new chapter for the Detroit-born and raised artist and philanthropist, who in 2019 famously walked across America. More recently, Posner closed 2020 with the surprise release of his 36-minute rap-opera Operation: Wake Up, which he used to highlight the struggles of mental illness and suicide ideation. Listen to Operation: Wake Up HERE. Following a year of writing and recording in his studio, as well as embarking on extreme mountain climbing and conditioning across the world, Mike Posner is poised to dominate the charts and shine some light into our lives once again.
Since 2009, multi-platinum singer and songwriter Mike Posner has quietly become one of the world’s most successful and recognizable voices. From his 2016 sophomore full-length album, At Night, Alone, which included the ubiquitous RIAA 6x-platinum smash “I Took A Pill In Ibiza’ which made history as “one of Spotify’s Top 10 Most Streamed Songs of All Time” with 3 billion streams and earned Mike a 2017 Grammy® nomination for “Song of The Year.” To his most recent and fourth studio album A REAL GOOD KID and 2019 mixtape release Keep Going. Featuring special guests Logic, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Talib Kweli, Diddy, Steven Tyler, Bun B, and E-40, ‘Keep Going’ chronicled and commemorated his well-documented and celebrated 3,000-mile hike across America.
“Jealousy” ft. blackbear is out everywhere now.
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With “Til Nord”, Gåte deliver an emotive and epic collection of tracks, revisiting some of their own classics and adding a new track as a taste of great things to come. They are delving even deeper into the musical past of their country, with a contemporary approach.
The work Gåte with loving respect have put into their songs is both breathtakingly bold and an amazing listen. By deducting keyboards, electric guitars, and modern drums, Gåte have shifted their focus to a more archaic percussion style and acoustic instrumentation.
Gunnhild Sundli's exceptional vocals, which played a major role in catapulting the band to stardom in Norway, have confidently been reduced in complexity, but gained in folk-attitude and expression.
In stylistic terms, the transformation can be explained as a shift from Folk Rock to Nordic Folk. Yet Gåte remain true to themselves even when exploring new possibilities in the musical territory pioneered by acts like compatriots WARDRUNA or Faeroese singer EIVØR PÁLSDÓTTIR.
The first single and opening track 'Kjærleik' is the perfect example of how the band have transfigured their sound. If you play the old and the new version of 'Kjærleik' back-to-back both pieces remain unparalleled and unique in their own way. and woriginal recording of 'Kjærleik' remains to be an outstanding piece. Both are clearly labelled Gåte and revolve around a traditional axis and complemented by a modern reinterpretation; but where the original remains outstanding in its originality, the rework amazes with its fresh perspective.
Gåte were founded in 1999 by violin player and keyboardist Sveinung Sundli who quickly recruited his sister Gunnhild Sundli as the singer. Sveinung's violin and Gunnhild´s unique vocals brought a firm base in traditional music to the sound, which was complemented and contrasted by modern instruments such as bass, drums, and electric guitars.
The resulting Folk-Rock blew minds and detonated ears.
With the self-titled EPs "Gåte" in 2001 and 2002, and their debut album "Jygri" (2002), the band from Trondheim exploded onto their country's music scene. Their records and acclaimed fierce live-performances rewarded GÅTE with the Norwegian Grammy ("Spellemannsprisen") for best new band, and their music ravaged the charts.
With their sophomore full-length "Iselilja" (2004), Gåte started to gain international recognition, but singer Gunnhild Sundli moved on to pursue other career paths. Without her outstanding folk influenced, wide ranging vocals that are equally at home in rock and jazz, the Norwegians went onto a hiatus – despite charting again with their live album "Liva" (2006).
During their absence, Gåte´s stature kept growing as no other band could fill the gap the group had left behind. So when, out of the blue, the band announced a return to the stage with a tour in 2017, the tickets sold out at record speed. And with their third album, "Svevn" (2018), the Norwegians once again underlined their exceptional status and musical prowess.
Now, instead of comfortably resting on their well-deserved laurels, the band – who has always been eager to break new ground and expand their artistic horizon, dare to explore a new fascinating path as illustrated by "Til Nord". At the beginning of an exciting journey into the uncharted corners of Nordic folk, Gåte stand firm on home ground as they present yet another stunning masterclass of musical innovation on "Til Nord".
The Vikings return, and this time they bring beautiful gifts.
Gunnhild Sundli - Vocal
Magnus Børmark - Guitar, vocal, percussion
Sveinung Sundli – Hardingfele (main instrument from Norwegian folk music), violin, pedal organ, vocal and percussion
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5. Til deg
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Maria Brink (In This Moment) & Tyler Bates Release' Meet Me In Fire' (feat. Andy Biersack) Single Taken From ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack’ out digitally 18th June via Loma Vista Recordings
Maria Brink (In This Moment) released her epic new collaboration with acclaimed artist/producer Tyler Bates, featuring vocals by Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides), from the forthcoming Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack out digitally on June 18th via Loma Vista Recordings (physical LPs out July 16th). Listen to “Meet Me In Fire (feat. Andy Biersack)” here or by clicking the image below.
“It’s such an honour to be a part of this soundtrack,” says Brink. “I love collaborating with talented people and getting the chance to be creative. Tyler Bates is such an amazing talent and I have loved doing a track with him and Andy Biersack. I think our fans will love this and I hope everyone likes what we created.”
“Meet Me In Fire (Feat. Andy Biersack)” follows last week’s announcement of the Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack alongside its lead single, Mastodon’s “Forged By Neron.” The soundtrack, executive produced by Bates (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Watchmen,” “John Wick”), is available for pre-order on digital download, CD, and 2xLP-with exclusive Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman vinyl variant covers, 11 limited edition character trading cards, and more HERE.
About the Dark Nights: Death Metal Soundtrack:
Just as the lauded DC Comics “Dark Nights: Death Metal” series isn’t the typical superhero storyline, this musical counterpart isn’t the typical superhero soundtrack. Acclaimed composer Bates here unites an array of artists across various genres--including HEALTH, Chelsea Wolfe, Grey Daze, Denzel Curry, and Manchester Orchestra--forming his own musical super crew to create a first-of-its kind companion piece of original music, which adds further dimension to the acclaimed series from Greg Capullo and Scott Snyder through a multimedia experience including custom limited edition comics, videos, and more.
First-Of-Its-Kind Co-Branded Release With Hollister Cannabis Co./Heavy Grass Available In California Now
Monday, May 17th, 2021 -- SLIPKNOT co-founder, Clown has today announced Clown Cannabis, a first-of-its-kind partnership with Hollister Cannabis Co. and Heavy Grass, the loudest weed brand in the world. The collaboration features special-edition HashBone packs featuring six half-gram pre-rolls with matches, packaged in a soft-touch, matte black case.
Clown has long been a major advocate of marijuana’s widely reported medical benefits. The plant has been known to aid people with a large spectrum of health issues including anxiety, nausea, muscle & joint pain, as well as assisting with a range of chronic and inflammatory conditions. Not only that, it is acknowledged that cannabis is a useful therapeutic tool that can amplify creative and artistic endeavors. Clown tells us; "Remember, it's just medicine."
Additionally, Clown was adamant he would not enter the marijuana business until he had found the right opportunity to create the very best product possible - he is thrilled to collaborate with Hollister Cannabis Co. and Heavy Grass for these exclusive Clown Cannabis pre-rolls.
Branded with original artwork, Clown's signature HashBone line contains a 75% potent, uplifting indica flower, hand-blended with 25% Paradise Citrus bubble hash. The signature premium indica flower features an earthy citrus-rich flavor profile, with sublime sedating effects. Paradise Citrus, made from crossing Tropicana Cookies and Tina, adds another layer of full-body relaxation with happy head highs and citrusy notes of orchard-fresh sour orange. Lab testing confirms the potency of these hash-infused pre-rolls with THC levels above 40%. It is currently available in California from DreamyDelivery.com, plus selected other retail dispensaries and delivery services.
HashBone, the No. 1 hash-infused pre-roll in California, is one of Hollister's signature products, and Clown Cannabis represents the first collaborative release between Hollister, Heavy Grass and one of its artists. Carl Saling, the Co-Founder, CEO and Director of Hollister Biosciences tells us, "We are very excited to be launching our HashBone collaboration with Clown. We couldn't ask for a better partner and someone who is true to the plant. This partnership is our first step in combining hard rock/metal with cannabis in a truly authentic way. Additionally, we are happy that we get to bring Clown to market in tandem with our friends at Heavy Grass - leveraging their experience in music-inspired cannabis products will amplify our overall marketing efforts.”
In celebration of the release of Clown Cannabis, Heavy Grass are offering a once in a lifetime Green Ticket experience. The winner of Clown’s Green Ticket will receive unlimited entrance for two into any Slipknot shows in the world for the next three years. For entry details and rules, visit theheavygrass.com.
M. Shawn Crahan, also known as Clown, is not only the co-founder, percussionist, production designer and artistic visionary of Slipknot, one of the world’s biggest metal bands, he is a multi-faceted musician (Dirty Little Rabbits, To My Surprise, The Black Dots of Death), a painter and photographer whose work has been exhibited in galleries globally and published in the 2012 book, ‘The Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’, a director and videographer, having directed a string of music videos for music artists including Slipknot, Motionless In White and Hollywood Undead, the 2016 movie adaptation of graphic novel, ‘Officer Downe’ and Slipknot’s own ‘Day of the Gusano’ and ‘Pollution’ movies. He also has an extensive body of studio work, having produced albums for Mudvayne, DownTheSun, Gizmachi and 40 Below Summer and helmed re-mixes for the likes of Bring Me The Horizon, Coheed And Cambria, Suicide Silence, Marilyn Manson, American Headcharge and Escape The Fate, among others. He is also an actor, having starred as the carny, ‘Tamer’ in the 2012 movie, The Devil’s Carnival and an entrepreneur, guiding the development and blending of Slipknot’s No.9 Whiskey, in collaboration with Iowa distillery, Cedar Ridge. The multi-platinum, Grammy-winning artist has sold more than 30 million records with Slipknot, whose last three albums debuted at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and the U.K. Albums Chart.
About Heavy Grass:
Heavy Grass is a small batch California cannabis brand that honors the legacy and lifestyle of heavy music by plugging in, getting loud and blazing up. We work with top California cultivators to provide both high quality and high potency products to our fans at an affordable price. We want fans to spend money on a good time, not overpriced weed.
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Alternative rock band Glass House Point have released their new EP "Verglas," available on all digital streaming platforms NOW. Their first EP in four years, "Verglas" is a stunning collection of introspective tracks rooted in indie influences, yet provides a fresh take on their sound. The tracks were inspired by lead vocalist Dylan Graham's own personal experiences with self-reflection and isolation while living on the road, and those contemplative influences ring heavy in the EP's production. About the EP, the band states:
“Verglas explores fragility and impermanence through an introspective lens. Each song wrestles with some type of internal conflict — leaving the past behind, wanting more, killing your ego and becoming something new.”
Motivated by introspection, surrealism, and ephemerality, Glass House Point couples alt-rock roots with genre-bending production textures to create a sound that is authentically their own.
The band is composed of long-time collaborators Dylan Graham (Vocals, Guitar), Ian Campbell (Bass, Synth), Dylan Methot (Guitar), and Jansen Valk (Drums). The group has worked relentlessly since 2013, cutting their teeth in the Florida music scene and earning a reputation for their high energy live shows. The band’s accomplishments include extensive US touring and the upcoming release of their third EP, Verglas — produced by Aaron Marsh (of Copeland).
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Italian alternative rock band JAX DIARIES released their debut full-length album ‘RIVERSIDE MOTEL’ on May 14th. Featuring their successful singles “Came Down To Say Hi” featuring DD Lacuna of Lacuna Coil and “Fury Roads (Boom Boom)”, the album showcases the band’s diverse and genre-blending sound.
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"We found ourselves writing this album in strange circumstances. We’ve been through a world pandemic and fought through recovery after Jax’s bike accident, but we never ceased to breathe that strange energy in the air every single day, like something was aligning perfectly for us, for our future selves. This album is ruthlessly realistic, and we can’t wait to show you what we have in store for you!" - Jax Diaries
Based in Italy, JAX DIARIES is an alternative rock band originally created by Jaxon and his brother Andrew in the summer of 2019. Both of them were previously in the metalcore band Cry Excess, who performed around the world supporting bands like Papa Roach, Korn, and Walls Of Jericho.
After recruiting Andrew and Frankie to complete the band’s lineup, they found quick success in 2019 with their debut single “Shine On” as the music video for the track hit 20K views in its first week. Later that year, tragedy struck when Jaxon was nearly killed in a motorcycle accident. Persevering from his hospital bed, he continued writing new music with his bandmates during daily visits. Once on the mend, in March of 2020, the band went into the studio and recorded what would become their first full-length album ‘Riverside Motel’.
Giving fans a taste of what was to come, they released the single “Came Down To Say Hi” featuring DD Lacuna of Lacuna Coil in September of 2020 along with its music video which currently has over 106K views. Keeping the momentum going, their follow-up single “Fury Roads (Boom Boom)” has garnered over 140K views since its release in November of 2020.
After having built up anticipation with track teasers and successful singles, JAX DIARIES released their debut full-length album ‘Riverside Motel’ on May 14th, 2021.
Heavy rock/metal band TRANSIENT released their new single “GOODBYE” and its enticing music video on May 14th via Dreambound following its exclusive premiere on Knotfest. Written about a former friend, the relatable track pulls from nu metal influences while the video depicts evil overtaking someone in a simplistic way that draws attention.
KNOTFEST Exclusive Premiere
"This song is a story about a girl who was a dear friend of mine. She was loved by many people, but her true colors were pretty bleak. While we were tracking the song, I thought about how everyone has dealt with this scenario in some shape or form and that we learn and grow from those experiences." - Trey J. Mollo, vocalist
"This track was really fun to write. The only thing we had in mind was dipping back into our old school nu metal influences and creating something that would explode in a live situation. Hope everyone digs it!" - Jody Linnell, guitarist
Formed in 2020, New Orleans heavy rock/metal band TRANSIENT wasted no time and quickly went into the studio with Jonathan Dolese at KonKrete Studios in Kenner, Louisiana. Their critically acclaimed debut single “Nightmare” was released in October 2020 via Dreambound, was featured on Metal Injection, and got rotation on SiriusXM Octane. In December 2020, the band’s follow-up single “This Heart” was premiered exclusively on Metal Injection.
Led by guitarist Jody Linnell, who is the former bassist of Smile Empty Soul and 12 Stones, the band is rounded out by vocalist Trey J. Mollo, guitarist Emmett Shumate, and drummer Phil Krohn. Originally the project was a solo endeavor, but after about a year Linnell recruited good friends from his regional area to complete the lineup.
With touring on their horizon, TRANSIENT is gearing up for the upcoming release of their EP this summer by having released their new single “GOODBYE” and its simplistic yet engaging music video on May 14th, 2021 via Dreambound.
Alt-pop band TWIN XL releases their new “Slow Heart” Smallpools remix today. Listen to the reimagined version of the band’s latest radio single, HERE.
“We are big fans of Smallpools and they have always been an influence for Twin XL since the beginning. I love what they did with ‘Slow Heart’. We were basically like just do your Smallpools thing to it and that’s exactly what they did. It’s really cool to hear something you created and have been so close to completely reimagined by one of your favorite artists,” states Twin XL frontman Cameron Walker-Wright about the remix.
“Slow Heart” is currently climbing the Alternative radio chart and is included in the latest NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL MUSIC!, VOL. 78 compilation among artists such as Olivia Rodrigo, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd. Stream and purchase the original version of “Slow Heart”, which premiered this past March on SiriusXM’s Alt Nation show Advanced Placement and was also featured on Spotify's "The New ALT" playlist and Apple Music's "New in Alternative" and "Breaking Alternative" playlists, HERE. Watch the music video, HERE.
“Slow Heart” follows the release of “Lemonade”, “Problematic”, “Melt” and most recently “Lonely”, a collaboration track featuring Little Hurt and Rad Horror. Stay up-to-date on TWIN XL’s latest announcements and new music by following the band on socials (listed below).
The hypnotic hybrid of Los Angeles-based alt-pop band TWIN XL had its breakout in 2019 with the release of their critically acclaimed debut EP How To Talk To Strangers featuring the catchy hit single "Good," which peaked at #19 at alternative radio and spent 5 weeks on Billboard's Top Alternative Songs Chart peaking at #24. Described by NYLON as "very, very good," and by MTV News as "a Certified Bop™," the single peaked at #1 on Spotify's top alternative music playlist The New Alt and was featured on Out Now. Along the way, the band has toured alongside the likes of The Fitz and the Tantrums, lovelytheband, The Maine, The Mowgli's, Jukebox The Ghost, and IDon't Know How But They Found Me and scored high-profile syncs on FOX's The Resident, Hulu's Light As A Feather, and MTV's Ex On The Beach, to name a few.
Twin XL is Cameron Walker-Wright (vocals), John Gomez (guitar), Stephen Gomez (bass), and Brennan Benko (drums).
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As announced last week, the gritty blues-rock-duo THE PICTUREBOOKS release their new single and music video, “Rebel”, featuring the outstanding Grammy Award winning vocalist LZZY HALE of HALESTORM. The video was filmed in Nashville and Berlin (Sony ‘Circle’ Studios) by LZZY HALE and THE PICTUREBOOKS and is premiering on YouTube today at 11AM ET/5pm CET. Tune in to the music video premiere, HERE. The single is also available to purchase and on all streaming platforms, HERE.
Halestorm frontwoman Lzzy Hale states about track, “This project came into my life at a time when I really needed it. The Pandemic stole a huge part of my life, and my identity. I was forced to look myself in the mirror and figure out who I am without that missing piece. I had to remind myself that no matter what is happening outside...the flame that burns inside of me is still alive. Writing these lyrics was like drawing a road map to guide myself back to who I am. No one can do it for me, no one can save me but myself. In order to do that, I have to start a revolution inside my soul, and be a rebel from the inside out. This song is my war cry.
The instrumental music was so inspiring that by the third listen the melody naturally spilled out like some alien hybrid of all my influences.
I am so grateful to The Picturebooks for bringing me into their world and giving me the freedom to express my personal journey of rediscovering myself. And I know that, in times like these, this song will bring the listener hope for the future and the confidence to survive whatever that future becomes.”
The Picturebooks adds, “It’s hard to put in words how excited we are about this collab. Lzzy has been the number one artist we wanted to work with when we started this project and bottles were poppin’ when she gave us the go to be a part of it.
Honestly, the stuff she came up with for this song was beyond our expectations. When we wrote the song we knew that if we send this to anyone, it’s gotta be Lzzy.
We knew about the potential of the song, but we didn’t know it could be this good. How in the world did she pull this off?
Beyond excited, Beyond happy. Mission accomplished.”
Due to their recently released collaborations with DENNIS LYXZÉN (REFUSED), NEIL FALLON (CLUTCH) and additional musical appearances by Ryan Sinn (The Distillers) and Dave Dinsmore (Brant Bjork), THE PICTUREBOOKS created some wild rumors within the last weeks with their unstoppable activities and tirelessness. This said, it is time to put an end to the secrecy and officially announce The Major Minor Collective, the new album by THE PICTUREBOOKS which will be released September 3, 2021.
The Picturebooks & The Major Minor Collective was born out of the insane idea of bringing together various artists, who have either inspired the duo or who are their friends. The idea was to have some kind of creative exchange in these crazy times, a bridge to fellow artists. It also opened the musical range of the band in many ways and leads to the most varied musical work THE PICTUREBOOKS have ever done in their career.
THE PICTUREBOOKS “ON THE ROAD AGAIN“ 2022 Tour Dates:
13/03/22 Hamburg @ Nochtspeicher (GER)
15/03/22 Gothenburg @ - Pustervik (SWE)
16/03/22 Stockholm @ Slaktkyrkan (SWE)
17/03/22 Copenhagen @ Hotel Cecil (DNK)
19/03/22 Antwerp @ Kavka (BEL)
20/03/22 Zwolle @ Hedon (NLD)
22/03/22 Cologne @ Artheater (GER)
23/03/22 Wiesbaden @ Schlachthof (GER)
25/03/22 Berlin @ SO36 (GER)
26/03/22 Leipzig @ Moritzbastei (GER)
28/03/22 Prague @ Futurum (CZE)
29/03/22 Krakow @ Kwadrat (POL)
31/03/22 Budapest @ Robot (HUN)
01/04/22 Vienna @ B72 (AUT)
02/04/22 Zurich @ Werk 21 (CHE)
07/04/22 Barcelona @ Razzmatazz 3 (ESP)
09/04/22 Madrid @ Caracol (ESP)
10/04/22 Bilbao @ Stage Live (ESP)
12/04/22 Stuttgart @ Universum (GER)
13/04/22 Munich @ Strom (GER)
14/04/22 Bielefeld @ Forum (GER)
17/04/22 Paris @ La Maroquinerie (FRA)
19/04/22 Manchester @ Rebellion (GBR)
20/04/22 Dublin @ Grand Social (IRL)
21/04/22 Glasgow @ King Tuts (GBR)
23/04/22 London @ The Dome (GBR)
24/04/22 Bristol @ Exchange (GBR)
27/04/22 Sheffield @ Corporation (GBR)
28/04/22 Birmingham @ Mama Roux´s (GBR)
Cincinnati synth-infused metalcore band STARLESS released their new aggressive single “CIRCLE OF REASON” and its music video, which premiered exclusively on New Fury Media. Released via Spaceuntravel, the track combines thematic lyrical content, powerful vocals, and musical heaviness mixed with fervent melody, while the video adds a harsh aesthetic.
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"Circle of Reason depicts a struggle against those whose mindset is unmalleable, who refuse to see things from the point of view of any others. The lyrics explore how the delusions of grandeur that can accompany such a sense of self-righteousness in one's convictions can be dangerous and destructive and of how cyclical they can be in reinforcing themselves." - Dylan Roberts, keyboardist
"The song being recorded during the extra precautions due to the pandemic, and the unexpected snowstorm the day of the video shoot wound up helping to mold the aesthetic of the video and song in a way that aligned with the callous and unfeeling subject matter." - Dylan Roberts, keyboardist
Hailing from Cincinnati, Ohio, Starless was born in early 2019 from the ashes of a previous project. Formed with the desire to blend influences from a diverse range of genres, they aim to create heavy music that is both palatable and thematic with unique subject matter. Brothers and guitarists Kenny and Joe Barth frame their sound with intricate guitar work and instantly recognizable riffs alongside the vocals of Walter Stefanides dancing between guttural growls and powerful clean vocals. Filling out the sound, Dylan Roberts lays out symphonic soundscapes, ear-catching interludes, and science fiction-esque synthesizers while Ethan Clifton holds the band together, himself a rhythmic machine of precision that perfectly accents the pieces he supports.
The band began playing shows shortly after their formation and have played many stages with numerous talented bands including Hollow Front, Wolves At the Gate, Settle Your Scores, and Convictions.
Starless released their self-titled debut EP on October 28th of 2019, solidifying the many directions they had each come from and those that they plan on exploring. Each song contains the elements of lofty melodic passages interchanged with brutal, driven breakdowns and riffs, however they each explore a different tone and style of song, a principle further explored in their single “Regicide” as well as their newest release "Circle of Reason".
The new single "Circle of Reason", which was released via Spaceuntravel on May 7th 2021 after its exclusive premiere on New Fury Media the day prior, is a fast-paced, groove-oriented track that not only pulls you in with powerful clean singing but also attacks you with aggressive screaming and ear-splitting breakdowns. These elements combined with the unique subject matter of the track bring you an experience that will have you coming back to see what Starless will do next.
Photo Credit: Sandwich Jones