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We're a London-based 3-piece who enjoy and infuse music from the whole range of the rock/metal spectrum. Check our our new single 'Acid' with a brand new animated music video!

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Djently Does It


Hey everyone! We’re PRSNRS, a progressive metalcore band from the UK, and this is our first ever single, “Djently Does It.” Its a bit heavy, a bit melodic, and just a touch epic, and we think that’s a recipe for a good song so we’d love it if you checked it out.

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by Shola Aurora

Hello, my name is Shola Aurora. I'm a Brooklyn based rock musician and my newest track "Venom," is deeply personal to me. It's a song about triumphing over great adversity. As the world is in a state of chaos, my song is a declaration that we will persevere, survive, and become stronger as a result.

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Jordan Sheffield

Mantis is taken from Jordan Sheffield's debut The Spectre; a body of work which sees the multi-instrumentalist explore the lengths contemporary metal can reach. His melodic riffs prove that emotion can be carried through more than just lyrics and create the concept of intricate easy-listening metal.

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The Downcast

Whatup y'all! We're The Downcast from Toronto, Canada. This is the song that started our band. It's from our debut EP produced by Alan Day from Four Year Strong. We think it will stick in your head, for better, or for worse. Enjoy! - The D

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Unleash The Pain

Hi! We are Unleash The Pain, a Metalcore band from Israel. We released our debut album 'Holes' in 2018, with 'Bow' being the second single from the record. We really believe you guys would find our music interesting!

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VNDTA unleash an appealing blend of stout riffs, gut wrenching vocals, and unbridled passion. By taking in a glut of influences from Thy Art is Murder, through to No Doubt, VNDTA have crafted a sound that is both unique and potent. The band released their explosive new EP, Pale Glow In April.

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Black Neon District

Black Neon District is a Progressive Metal band from Paris and was born in 2014 from the ashes of Outcast (Progressive Death Metal 2001-2013). We release today our very first EP "Standing Waves", with brand new tunes in a more sober and modern way, between alternative Post-Rock and Progressive metal

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