• Frog Eyes' Carey Mercer Forms New Band Soft Plastics, Shares First Single: Stream

    6 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    Former Frog Eyes songwriter Carey Mercer has started a new band called Soft Plastics. Also featuring ex-Frog Eyes members Mel Campbell and Shyla Seller, the Canadian trio is sharing its first single, “Rope Off The Tigers”, taken from a forthcoming debut album.
    The announcement comes two years after the long-running and highly acclaimed Frog Eyes called it quits. According to a press release, Mercer began writing the songs featured on Soft Plastics' album mere months after Frog Eyes completed their farewell tour in late 2018 and released their final record, Violent Psalms .
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  • OneRepublic Look Ahead to ‘Better Days' on Optimistic New Single: Listen

    OneRepublic Look Ahead to ‘Better Days' on Optimistic New Single: Listen

    6 days ago - By Billboard

    OneRepublic unveiled their hopeful new single “Better Days” on Wednesday .
    On the comforting, mid-tempo ballad, the band looks to a brighter future amid the chaos and fear of the current state of the world. “Oh, I know that there'll be better days/ Oh, that sunshine 'bout to come my way/ May we never, ever shed another tear for today/ ‘Cause oh, I know that there'll be better days,” frontman Ryan Tedder croons on the track's booming, choir-backed chorus.
    According to Tedder, the song was directly inspired by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic upending lives across the globe. “We were in the...
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  • Lingua Ignota Shares New Song “O Ruthless Great Divine Director”: Listen

    6 days ago - By Pitchfork

    Multidisciplinary artist Kristin Hayter says the track “both addresses and embodies the hypocrite and the false prophet”
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  • Enslaved Announce New Album Utgard, Unveil Artwork

    Enslaved Announce New Album Utgard, Unveil Artwork

    6 days ago - By Consequence of Sound

    Enslaved have announced that they'll unleash a new album, Utgard , this year, along with sharing the cover artwork. Although an initial release date hadn't been unveiled yet, the band has delayed the release until the fall due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Utgard is the follow-up to 2017's E , as the long-running Norwegian metal act continues its trend of releasing a new album every couple years. The band promises that a music video for Utgard ‘s lead single will arrives May 22. Previously, Enslaved teased a brief video trailer for the album.
    The band issued an official statement in a press...
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  • Carey Mercer Announces New Band Soft Plastics, Shares New Song: Listen

    6 days ago - By Pitchfork

    “Rope Off the Tigers” is the lead single from the group's debut LP 5 Dreams
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