Periphery share animated video for new track ‘Marigold’

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Periphery have shared an animated video for their new track “Marigold.”

The song is lifted from the band’s fourth studio LP, Periphery III: Select Difficulty, scheduled for release on the 22nd of July.

Says Periphery guitarist Mark Holcomb: “’Marigold’ was written pretty early in the sessions. It had been a song that anchored the songwriting direction for P3. The technicality, sense of melody, orchestration and big choruses lend itself to what I feel most of this record is about.”

The full track listing for Periphery III: Select Difficulty is:

Periphery III Select Difficulty cover01. “The Price Is Wrong”
02. “Motormouth”
03. “Marigold”
04. “The Way The News Goes…”
05. “Remain Indoors”
06. “Habitual Line-Stepper”
07. “Flatline”
08. “Absolomb”
09. “Catch Fire”
10. “Prayer Position”
11. “Lune”

Periphery will embark upon a US tour in August without bassist Adam ‘Nolly’ Getgood, who has decided to end his live touring career whilst remaining a creative member of the band.

Aug 04th: Raleigh Lincoln Theatre, NC
Aug 05th: Atlanta Masquerade, GA
Aug 06th: Memphis New Daisy Theater, TN
Aug 07th: Dallas House of Blues, TX
Aug 08th: San Antonio Alamo City Music Hall, TX
Aug 09th: Houston House of Blues, TX
Aug 11th: Phoenix The Press Room, AZ
Aug 12th: San Diego House of Blues, CA
Aug 13th: Los Angeles The Regent, CA
Aug 14th: San Francisco The Fillmore, CA
Aug 16th: Portland Hawthorne Theater, OR
Aug 17th: Seattle The Showbox, WA
Aug 19th: Salt Lake City The Complex, UT
Aug 20th: Denver Summit Music Hall, CO
Aug 22nd: Minneapolis Varsity Theater, MN
Aug 24th: Milwaukee Turner Hall Ballroom, WI
Aug 25th: Grand Rapids Intersection, MI
Aug 26th: Detroit St Andrew’s Hall, MI
Aug 27th: Pittsburgh Mr Small’s Theatre, PA
Aug 28th: Philadelphia Theatre of the Living Arts, PA
Aug 30th: Boston Paradise, MA
Aug 31st: New York Irving Plaza, NY
Sep 01st: Baltimore Baltimore Sound Stage, MD

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King 810 stream new track ‘Crow’s Feet’ to raise funds for Flint charity

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King 810 are streaming a new track, “Crow’s Feet”.

The song is set to feature on a new compilation, Not Safe To Drink: Music For Flint Water Crisis Relief, due for release on the 20th of February.

The collection features more than 50 artists and all proceeds from its sales will go to the Flint Child Health & Development Fund, a charity helping children with the effects of long-term exposure to lead poisoning from the Flint water supply.

The album is available to pre-order now via Bandcamp for a minimum donation of $5.

Say King 810: “Most of you by now have heard what is going on around town. Since the inception of King in 2007, our foundation has been our city and its people, good or bad.

“Since music is our voice that’s how we’ve chosen to go about things. We wrote this song to empower. To strengthen rather than weaken. To offer solutions instead of problems. To breed hope rather than doubt.”

King 810 have been helping to distribute clean bottled water throughout their hometown of Flint, Michigan. A state of emergency was declared in the city after the local water supply became contaminated with lead.

The band have previously dedicated their track “We Gotta Help Ourselves” to the residents of Flint.

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King 810 share new track ‘We Gotta Help Ourselves’ to aid Flint residents

King 810 - We Gotta Help Ourselves vid cap 2016

King 810 are streaming a new song to help raise funds for residents in their hometown of Flint, Michigan.

The band have teamed up with local Flint outlet Savage Village to help support the Community Foundation of Greater Flint’s ‘Flint Child Health & Development Fund.’ The track “We Gotta Help Ourselves” has been released to raise awareness and you can listen to it below.

Say King 810: “Most of you by now have heard what is going on around town. Since the inception of KING in 2007 our foundation has been our city and its people, good or bad.

“Since music is our voice, that’s how we’ve chosen to go about things. We wrote this song to empower. To strengthen rather than weaken. To offer solutions instead of problems. To breed hope rather than doubt.

“Go to saveagevillage.bigcartel.com to purchase a ‘We Gotta Help Ourselves’ T-shirt. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. For more info on the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, go to www.flintkids.org.”

A state of emergency was declared in Flint last December after it was confirmed that dangerous amounts of lead were contaminating the city’s water supply. In April 2014, in an effort to save money, the city had switched from using Detroit’s water system to pumping water from Flint River.

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Dream Theater stream new track ‘Moment Of Betrayal’

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Dream Theater are streaming new track “Moment Of Betrayal.”

The song is lifted from the prog-metal titans’ new album, The Astonishing, scheduled for release on the 29th of January via Roadrunner Records.

The collection features 34 tracks split into two acts and tells a story set approximately 300 years in the future.

Says guitarist John Petrucci of The Astonishing’s inspirations: “There’s already self-driving cars that they’re experimenting with. Pretty soon, we’ll be looking back, like, ‘Oh, remember when you used to have to drive yourself?’

“Being a musician, and since music is such an important part of my life and people that surround me, I knew that music had to be a central theme. That with all the advances in technology, how music becomes less and less important and just really easy to stream and quickly listen to a song and make something up on your phone.

“As the importance kind of went away, I thought it would be really crazy and a travesty if people didn’t make music or didn’t participate in the arts anymore and it was all artificial – it was all done by machines.”

Dream Theater released a stream of “The Gift Of Music” last month and head out on tour in support of the new album in February.

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SpaceCream announce release of debut album ‘Pterodactyl Sky’

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Hollywood progressive glam rockers SpaceCream have announced the release of their debut album.

Pterodactyl Sky will be officially released via a special concert at LA venue The Mint on the 22nd of January. The evening will be closed out with a set by royalty blues group VOLTO!

In a statement sharing the news, the band describe their debut as “…an intellectually charged revival of stellar Rock N’ Roll, told from the point of view of a sex-positive feminist revolutionary.”

Engineered at Kitten Robot Studios by LA music pioneer Paul Roessler (Nina Hagen, 45 Grave, Elliot Smith), Pterodactyl Sky is an immediately arresting mix of glam and rock with progressive tropes and a deeply theatrical bent. To Skin Back Alley’s ears this band have damn well got…. something!

Since winning 2014’s LA Battle for Vans Warped Tour at House of Blues Sunset, SpaceCream has taken Southern California by storm. Pterodactyl Sky is the result of two years of creative energy and live performances, including sold-out shows at legendary venues like the Viper Room and Troubadour.

Check out the title track from Pterodactyl Sky below and grab your tickets to the album launch set at The Mint here.

SpaceCream are:
Savannah Pope (Vocals/Lyrics)
Dizzy Joan (Guitar)
Saul Slotnick (Bass)
Zak Ryan (Drums)

Connect with SpaceCream at their official Facebook page or visit SpaceCreamBand.com

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