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fit for a king

LYRIC VIDEO: Fit For A King – “A Greater Sense Of Self”

Slave To Nothing will be the third full-length album for Christian metalcore outfit Fit For A King. They recently confirmed its release date, and now they have finally dropped the lead single off it. They teamed up with Alternative Press to unleash the lyric video for “A Greater Sense Of Self,” and it’s also available below the jump.

This is the band’s first single since their clean vocalist, Aaron Kadura, parted ways with the band. The vocals are markedly different, but do not have a negative impact on the overall sound. Their new clean vocalist’s voice is solid, and …

Famous Last Words

Famous Last Words Stream ‘Council Of The Dead’ In Full

Famous Last Words‘ highly anticipated concept album, Council Of The Dead, is nearly here. Though the album is not officially being released until Tuesday of next week, the band teamed up with Alternative Press to stream it a little early for fans. You can give it a listen by heading right here.

Pre-order bundles are still up for grabs if you haven’t picked one up yet. If you prefer to just buy a digital download, then you can also secure yourself a copy through iTunes.…

Thank You Scientist

Thank You Scientist Premiere The Music Video For “My Famed Disappearing Act”

We recently learned that Claudio Sanchez’s new record label, Evil Ink Records, signed on progressive rock outfit Thank You Scientist as their first official artist. If you have heard any of their songs before, especially “My Famed Disappearing Act,” then you are probably aware of their amazing guitar skills (not unlike Sanchez himself). While the band seems to be serious overall, they also have a fun side, which is highlighted in their brand new music video for “My Famed Disappearing Act.”

The band teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the video, and you can also check it out below …

Beartooth

Beartooth Announce Headlining Tour, Premiere New Music Video

Beartooth have released a music video for one of their singles and announced their first headlining tour in one fell swoop.

In cooperation with Alternative Press, the band announced that they will be embarking on their very first headlining tour starting this October. They will be supported by Sylar, Sirens & Sailors and Alive Like Me. You can find the list of dates below the jump.

In addition to that exciting announcement the group premiered a music video for the single “The Lines,” which is taken from their debut album Disgusting. That can be viewed below …

Invent, Animate

Stream Invent, Animate’s New Single “Naturehold”

Invent, Animate are set to drop their debut full-length album, Everchanger, later this month through Tragic Hero Records. The group teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere a brand new single, titled “Naturehold,” which features guest vocals by Jesse Cash of Erra. You can also give it a listen by taking a look below the jump.

If you haven’t done so already, be sure to grab yourself one of a number of different pre-order bundles by heading on over to Merchbucket. Everchanger will hit stores on August 26.…

Favorite Weapon

Ex-Woe, Is Me Vocalist Starts New Band, Premieres Lead Single

Though the members tried to make things work, it didn’t take long for their band Woe, Is Me to die a slow, painful death. Many of the members went their separate ways, and now former vocalist Hance Alligood has teamed up with Alternative Press to announce his new project. His new band, named Favorite Weapon, is a five piece alternative rock outfit. Despite the fact that they are using Woe, Is Me’s old Facebook page (as well as their ~800,000 fans), they definitely have a totally different sound. In fact, Hance is the only member of the band who …

Oli Sykes

Oli Sykes Opens Up About Overcoming Drug Addiction At The APMAs

The very first Alternative Press Music Awards were held earlier this week at the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum. Thousands of fans were in attendance as well as numerous notable artists in the alternative music scene. Awards went out in a dozen categories, including Album Of The Year. That award ended up going to Bring Me The Horizon for their stellar album, Sempiternal. When accepting the album, frontman Oli Sykes opened up and briefly spoke about his drug addiction and going to rehab. The video was released by Alternative Press, and you can watch it …

Sleeping With Sirens

Sleeping With Sirens And Pierce The Veil Announce ‘The World Tour’

Sleeping With Sirens and Pierce The Veil have announced what is expected to be a massive co-headlining tour starting late this fall. The announcement of the first batch of dates of ‘The World Tour,’ presented by Rockstar Energy Drink, came on July 21 while both bands appeared at the first-ever Alternative Press Music Awards. Hardcore punk band Beartooth and the acoustic duo This Wild Life round out the line-up on the first leg of dates in the United States.

According to the video announcement, which can be seen below, there are plans to head to Europe, …

The Bad Chapter

Phil Druyor (Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination) Starts New Project, Releases First Single

After Caleb Shomo parted ways with Attack Attack!, I Am Abomination’s Phil Druyor took over the role of frontman. Shortly after, the group changed their name to Nativ, but that endeavor ended up not lasting very long.

Even though Nativ ended up not working out, that hasn’t stopped Druyor from starting up a new post hardcore outfit. He is now the clean vocalist in a group named The Bad Chapter, and they’ve teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere their debut single. The song is titled “Deal With The Devil,” and you can give it a listen …

Famous Last Words

LYRIC VIDEO: Famous Last Words – “The Uprise”

Famous Last Words recently announced the details for their forthcoming album, Council Of The Dead. Just like their previous effort, this is a concept album. They released the title track back in January, and today they have teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the lyric video for their second single, titled “The Uprise.” Give it a listen by checking below the jump.

Frontman JT Tolas took some time to comment on the story the album tells, as well as what “The Uprise” is specifically about when he chatted with Alternative Press:

“The album, Council Of The Dead, …

The Color Morale

STREAM: The Color Morale – “Outer Demons”

It’s not too often that a band releases a full-length effort two years in a row, but it seems that The Color Morale are out to do just that. They released their third studio album, Know Hope, last March and they are planning on dropping their fourth album sometime this year. Though Hold On Pain Ends does not have a release date yet, it’s expected to hit stores before the end of the year.

Earlier today, the band teamed up with Alternative Press to premiere the lyric video for the lead single from the album. The new song is …

Escape The Fate

Escape The Fate Were The Last To Learn Of Max Green’s Departure

Escape The Fate have a knack for making headlines, and not always in the good way. After quite a few lineup changes, the group is down to only one original member, which is Robert Ortiz. Up until recently, founding member Max Green was also a part of the lineup (for the second time, I might add). However, news broke that Green had parted ways with the group. This was something that Escape The Fate wasn’t even aware of until they saw the article about it on Alternative Press. After learning this detail, the publication caught up with Craig Mabbitt and …