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SPB feature: 24-7 Spyz - The Soundtrack to the Innermost Galaxy

SPB feature: 24-7 Spyz - The Soundtrack to the Innermost Galaxy

24-7 Spyz - The Soundtrack to the Innermost Galaxy

This March, SPB is proud to feature the return of 24-7 Spyz. Check out a full stream of the group’s The Soundtrack to the Innermost Galaxy below, an 11-track journey through metal, punk, funk, R&B, soul and everything in between.

After a lengthy break between records, the Bronx, NY-based band is back.

We can talk it up all we like, but sometimes it’s best to let the artist share their own words:

In The Face Of Dishonesty, The Truth Shall Prevail.

24-7 Spyz will once again bring real music to real people that love real music. No auto tune, dancers, lip syncing or backing tracks. We've been playing "Heavy Metal Soul" music since 1989 loaded with grooves, melodies and riffs! Be prepared to shake your asses and bang your heads when y'all come to the show! The Soundtrack To The Innermost Galaxy has been leaving the listeners happy and has been not only been embraced by lifelong fans, but by new ones as well.

Give a listen now and check out the band live – tour dates are listed below. The record is streaming on our home page and after the jump here (note the + button for the full track listing).

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Records New Charger single

Posted March 28, 2020, 10:50 a.m.

New Charger single

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Charger has a new double A-side colored vinyl and picture disc coming out on Pirates Press. Titled "Watch Your Back / Stay Down," the single follows the band's 2018 debut.

 

MP3s Burnt Tapes release a new single

Posted March 28, 2020, 10:14 a.m.

Burnt Tapes release a new single

Burnt Tapes have a new single, released yesterday, called "Greek Wood" (listen after the jump), recorded in late 2019 with producer Daly George (Creeper, Milk Teeth, Boston Manor, Darko).

Vocalist/guitarist Pan says of the song: "'Greek Wood'" is a coming of age song in all the wrong ways, lost youth, lost love, lost time. It is not a penis metaphor, although it could be if you want it to be."

The song is released on digital platforms via Wiretap Records (USA) and Lockjaw Records (EU/UK). Burnt Tapes previously released Never Better.

Bands Good Riddance charity songs for World Food Programme

Posted March 26, 2020, 7:49 p.m.

Good Riddance charity songs for World Food Programme

So. Cal punks Good Riddance will release a new EP, spread out of four Thursdays, will 100% of beneits going to the World Food Programme.

The songs are leftovers from recording their Thoughts and Prayers album. Listen to the first song from the EP, "Illusion of Control" below. As stated earlier, Good Riddance will release a new track each Thursday, before releasing the full EP on April 16. Individual song sales are available each week at Bandcamp.

Hit the jump to read the band's full statement about the release.

Music News The Isolate/Create project

Posted March 25, 2020, 6:09 p.m.

The Isolate/Create project

photo by Marfa Capodanno

Several artists have teamed up to host ISOLATE/CREATE, a free resource that shares stems, multi-track sessions, RPG games and/or video files to "spark creativity and inspire digital collaboration."

The idea is inspired by shelter-in-place and social distancing, which is forcing many people to stay home until the Covid-19 pandemic transpires. "Stay at home and make something cool. All for the greater good of stopping the literal apocalypse," a recent newsletter from label Three One G summarizes.

Artists participating in the initative include Converge, Pelican, Chelsea Wolfe, La Dispute, Dead Cross, and more.

Records Who is Fake Names?

Posted March 25, 2020, 5:49 p.m.

Who is Fake Names?

Fake Names - self-titled

On May 8, Epitaph Records will release the self-titled debut of Fake Names.

The band was formed when childhood friends Brian Baker (Minor Threat, Dag Nasty, Bad Religion) and Michael Hampton (S.O.A., Embrace, One Last Wish) met up in 2016 to "play music together, with no intentions beyond possibly writing a song or two." The project escalted. Baker recruited another old classmate, Johnny Temple (Girls Against Boys, Soulside) on bass. They later recruited Refused's Dennis Lyxzén for vocals.

The lead single, a singalong punk charger called "Brick" is embedded below.

MP3s Max Stern (Signals Midwest) solo

Posted March 24, 2020, 8:20 p.m.

Max Stern (Signals Midwest) solo

Max Stern, who told us about his new solo project in Pass The Mic 2019, has shared a video to "Water Tower." The song shows a range of influences, including indie projects with a singer-songwriter flourishes, such as The Weakerthans.

"I wanted to write a pretty positive song about the flickering moment upon waking, before you look at your phone, before you remember your responsibilities, before you wrap yourself in your identity that carries you through the day" Stern says of this new song. "What would it feel like to harness that feeling and to be able to control it?...It’s not a novel concept by any means, but I get really wrapped up in social media as the “comparison machine” and it tends to suck the joy out of a lot of what I do if I’m not careful."

Stern also plays with Signals Midwest, Meridian, and Timeshares. Watch the video after the jump.

Records New video, new album from Sam Russo

Posted March 24, 2020, 6:57 p.m.

New video, new album from Sam Russo

A new video from Sam Russo's soon-to-drop new album Back To The Party is online now. The video is for a song titled "The Window" from the new LP, which releases on Friday March 27 courtesy of Red Scare Industries.

Back To The Party is Russo's third full-length. Watch the video.

Records Alkaline Trio's new single

Posted March 24, 2020, 6:35 p.m.

Alkaline Trio's new single

photo by Loren Green

Alkaltine Trio just dropped a new 3-song digital single called E.P., to be followed by a physical 7" (2-songs) on May 1.

Speaking of the EP's timing, Matt Skiba states, “With the U.S tour with Bad Religion postponed and the current state of the world, we feel and hope that some new music will help people transcend the uncertainty and possible fear they might be feeling, if even for a few minutes...Music has always had a way of helping us all cope with unpleasant times. We can only hope that ours can do the same for our fans on some level. We hope you enjoy the songs.”

Music News Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

Posted March 22, 2020, 9:57 a.m.

Gimme Radio offers visibility for bands with cancelled tours

photo by Loren Green

As Covid-19 continues to shut down musicians' tour plans (and worse), many bands have lost the network of support and income they rely on. The influence goes beyond postposted dates: tours have canceled, festivals are delayed, bands are stranded and quarantined away from home, and merch mailorder and wholesale may be delayed.

To help offset the challenge, Gimme Radio is offer metal bands whose tours were cancelled the chance to host a radio show on their playform, raising visibility in a tough time. Any band who is interested should contact Gimme Radio for details, and metal fans who want to offer support can listen to a variety of shows here.

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