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MISTER MISERY release new single ’Strangeland’!

After the successful release of their debut album »Unalive«, including the songs ‘My Ghost’‘The Blood Waltz’‘Alive’ and ‘Tell Me How’, MISTER MISERY from Stockholm, Sweden released new material for their fans – keeping the flame alive in these extraordinary times!

Watch the lyric video to their new single ‘Strangeland’ now: https://youtu.be/_sfN1BJyZMI
Get the song here: https://MisterMisery.lnk.to/Strangeland

MISTER MISERY: „In these strange times, we wanna do what we can to keep the flame (un)alive in our fans!
That’s why we decided to release an older, unreleased song from the Unalive era that didn’t make the album.
“Strangeland” is about a dark, horrifying world with all the scary goodies and nightmares to keep you entertained throughout this pandemic.
We’re thrilled to release something new to all of our ghosts out there, so let’s head to Strangeland, shall we?“

The band released their debut record »Unalive« via Arising Empire in October last year.
Buy and/or stream »Unalive« as CD or vinyl here: https://MisterMisery.lnk.to/Unalive

More on »Unalive«:
Watch the music video for ‘Tell Me How’https://youtu.be/hl02oJRTm1I
Watch the music video for ‘Alive’ here: https://youtu.be/vuruUqV9Wkw
Watch the music video for ‘The Blood Waltz’: https://youtu.be/svwrrY9iN3Y
Watch the music video for ‘My Ghost’: https://youtu.be/ccxbK4ZVUeg

MISTER MISERY is a four piece metal band from the streets of Stockholm, founded in February 2018 by Harley Vendetta & Alex Nine. By blending high energy riffs with anthemic choruses and ripping guitar solos, they have managed not only to create a hype in the underground metal community, but also caught the attention of renowned founder of Nuclear Blast/Arising Empire, Markus Staiger, leading the band to sign a record deal with Arising Empire in 2019.
In addition MISTER MISERY has also signed with booking company Contra Promotion, housing bands such as NIGHTWISH, ANTHRAX, THE 69 EYES and many more.

MISTER MISERY just finished their self produced and mixed debut album, »Unalive«, that will shock the world as a first representation of a brand new band. Hungry to light a fire inside the hearts of the restless and broken around the world, MISTER MISERY not only delivers musically but pushes boundaries in their theatrical and chaotic performances. Resurrecting the wild spirit of the 80’s while also incorporating horror elements and classical composition, MISTER MISERY proves to be a promising virtuous and maniacal newcomer in the alternative metal scene.

Their brand new debut record »Unalive« reflects the emotions and struggles of a journey taken by the four members, including death, jail time, abandonment, drugs and poverty. Through every individual experience they’ve managed to turn that misery into something inspiring, and with that inspiration managed to pull themselves up from the dirt and given life to what they now call MISTER MISERY.
The album title itself is inspired by their undead, vampiric look and it’s their way to depict visually what it felt like for them to be metaphorically dead on the inside.

In collaboration with Arising Empire and Contra Promotions, MISTER MISERY will kick-start their career and promote their debut album »Unalive« worldwide on October 4th 2019.
The future looks bright for these young metalheads and with a European tour starting October 10th to November 3rd they will end their most successful year so far.
“This would not have been possible if not Markus Staiger and the amazing team at Arising Empire and Contra Promotions believed in the band as much as they have. We are all very humbled and excited to start this journey together with the Arising family and all these talented people around us”- says Harley, Alex, Eddie & Rizzy

With »Unalive«, MISTER MISERY shows their musical talent and showmanship right from the start of the journey, not holding back on anything. With their catchy choruses, insane writing and guitar composition, with elements from every musical genre known to man, they are starved for stardom and to show the world how metal and rock is still alive and kicking in the 21st century.

MISTER MISERY are:
Harley Vendetta | Vocals/Guitars
Alex Nine | Guitars
Eddie Crow | Bass
Rizzy| Drums


More info:
http://www.mistermisery.com
https://www.facebook.com/mistermiseryband/
https://www.instagram.com/mistermiseryband

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THE OKLAHOMA KID release live music video for ’High Stakes’ off their debut album »SOLARRAY«!

Stylish German metal quintet THE OKLAHOMA KID refined one of their vicious banger with moving pictures, captured on the big EU tour with their label mates IMMINENCE earlier this year!

Watch the live music video for ‘High Stakes’ now: https://youtu.be/dW5bwnw_XXY

THE OKLAHOMA KID: “It has been a hard time to all of us in the last months. Dealing with the corona-crisis is one of the biggest burdens many of us ever had to deal with. These kind of circumstances showed us that our lives are full of privileges and how hard it is to live without them. Enjoying any kind of art, also music, is one of them. We are happy to make music and create a space for kids and grown-ups to enjoy and to feel comfortable in. Unfortunately covid sets musicians and artists for personal and live experience out of reach and we hope you guys still enjoy art in a digital way. Just before the corona instances IMMINENCE took us on tour with them. it was our first tour ever and we are really happy that the guys chose us to tour with them. We miss the times staying on stages, Getting to know new kids and keep in contact with friends from other countries we have made over the past years. We are really looking forward to hit the stage again and perform some new pieces just for you. For the meantime we have a new video recapping our live on the road with IMMINENCE and ACRES. Nonetheless we hope you enjoy the video. Stay home, stay safe, stay healthy”

THE OKLAHOMA KID released their successful and highly acclaimed debut album »SOLARRAY« in september last year!
Buy and/or stream the new debut album »SOLARRAY« here: https://TheOklahomaKid.lnk.to/Solarray

Don’t miss their first ever homeland headline tour 2020 – »The Good Fellas Tour 2020«!

THE OKLAHOMA KID – »The Good Fellas Tour 2020«
Presented by: MoreCore, FUZE, Count Your Bruises
06.11 Cologne, MTC
07.11 Frankfurt, ELFER Music Club
08.11 Berlin, Musik & Frieden
13.11 Leipzig, Bandhaus
14.11 Rostock, Peter-Weiss-Haus
15.11 Hamburg, headCRASH
Tickets: https://www.eventim.de/artist/the-oklahoma-kid/

Press quotes:

“A very well-done, impressively variety-packed first album!” Rock Hard

“THE OKLAHOMA KID redefine non-conformity with “Solarray” and set a cross-genre statement with their multifaceted sound.”Fuze

“The album impresses with the catchiness of Metalcore, the brutality of Deathcore and the precision of technical Death Metal. In addition there is the lightheartedness of melodic punk rock.
It’s the charming madness that sets THE OKLAHOMA KID apart from most core bands. THE OKLAHOMA KID deliver with “Solarray” one of the most unusual albums of the last time.”
Legacy

“The Oklahoma Kid transformed from Metalcore interns to potential torchbearers of the genre. 
There seems to be a bustling new MetalCore scene brimming with talent rising up across Germany. Well, it’s been there for some time, however, now it’s starting to see the recognition it deserves and The Oklahoma Kid have put themselves at the front of the pack with their new record SOLARRAY.”
  – Raw Music TV

“This is not only a successful debut; it also shows something original.”Lords Of Metal

“The Oklahoma Kid’s brand is so damn energetic it’s nigh impossible to not enjoy. From the moment ‘Oasis’ slams down hard, its clear the band are going to be going all out and even the cleanly sung chorus can’t halt this momentum.”Games, Brains & A Headbanging Life UK

“THE OKLAHOMA KID deliver, “SOLARRAY” will fulfill the expectations and make fans happy. It’s also hard not to find the approach of the band at least sympathetic: The basis is classic Metalcore, no question about it, but the five Rostockers have just started where other genre bands reach their horizons.”metal.de

More on »SOLARRAY«:
Watch ‘Solar Ray’ here: https://youtu.be/CU7J8EptZtw
Watch ‘Feed Me Fear’ here: https://youtu.be/wqEiWDTvqW8
Watch ‘Shaking Off The Disease’ here: https://youtu.be/nl_1sXVXFTI
Watch ‘Oasis’ here: https://youtu.be/pFM3fgbIPS0

»SOLARRAY« tracklist:
01. Oasis
02. High Stakes
03. Shaking Off The Disease
04. Feed Me Fear
05. Doppelgaenger
06. Balaclava
07. Solar Ray
08. Heartdown
09. Monster
10. Dreambender II
11. Trailsign

THE OKLAHOMA KID stands for breathtaking modern metal that bridges the gap between technical intricacy and energizing rhythms. Since their formation in 2012 the band – consisting of David J. Burtscher, Fred Stölzel, Robert Elfenbein, Tomm Brümmer and Andreas Reinhard – has consistently pushed the envelope and have established their foundation in the German metal scene.

Their 2014 debut EP »Fortuneteller« impressed the scene with their very own blending of genres:
„Fortuneteller encapsulates the very essence of the post-hardcore and metalcore genres, but effectively intertwines tech metal and crushing djent riffs into a very solid effort.”Kenny McGalem, Bandcamp

Already one year later the band added a second EP »Doppelganger« to their catalogue for which they hired acknowledged producer Aljoscha Sieg (ESKIMO CALLBOY, BUTTER THE BREAD WITH BUTTER, NASTY) and solidified their sonic vision. The band’s signature bouncing grooves and futuristic synthesizers were completed by catchy hooks and sing-alongs.
The band teamed up with visionary director Pavel Trebukhin (ALAZKA, STICK TO YOUR GUNS, ANNISOKAY) to create a unique music video for their hit-single ‘Scharlatan’, for which they would receive the national PopFish Music Video Award.

THE OKLAHOMA KID toured the country with renowned acts such as STICK TO YOUR GUNS, CARNIFEX, EVERGREEN TERRACE and HATEBREED and electrified crowds with their passionate, relentless performance.
They are no longer an insider tip and a force to be reckoned with. No matter if live at a festival or on the record player in the living room; THE OKLAHOMA KID will change your perception of what metal is capable of.

THE OKLAHOMA KID are:
Tomm Brümmer | Vocals
Fred Stölzel | Guitar
Andreas Reinhard | Guitar
Robert Elfenbein | Bass
David J. Burtscher | Drums


More info:
https://www.facebook.com/theoklahomakidofficial
https://www.instagram.com/theoklahomakidband
https://twitter.com/tok_official

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SCARLET – unterzeichnen Vertrag mit Arising Empire – veroeffentlichen brandneue Single ’Beauty & Beast’!

Arising Empire verkündet mit Stolz das weltweite Signing der aufstrebenden Metal-Queen SCARLET. Willkommen in der Familie!
“He is the Beauty, I am the Beast.
Bring the storm, bring all my enemies.
I am the terror, he is the peace, he is the disease”

Heute präsentieren SCARLET in Zusammenarbeit mit Arising Empire ihre erste Single ‘Beauty & Beast’, die von Videoregisseur Patric Ullaeus (IN FLAMES, ARCH ENEMY uvm.) in bewegten Bildern festgehalten wurde!

Schaut euch das Musikvideo zu ‘Beauty & Beast’ hier an: https://youtu.be/RsqVSCMto0M
Holt euch den Song hier: https://SCARLET.lnk.to/BeautyAndBeastä

Der Refrain von SCARLETs Song ‘Beauty & Beast’ veranschaulicht makellos die Komplexität und Dualität ihres Seins. Ihre äußere Schönheit und ihr inneres Chaos. Ihre Güte und ihr Übel. Ihre Vergebung und ihr Geschmack für Blut. Sie ist eine wunderschöne Kreatur, die die dunkelsten, hässlichsten Ecken des menschlichen Geistes verkörpert, und sie ist niemals die, für die Sie sie halten.

Scarlet wurde aus der schreienden Wut und dem Schmerz der Menschheit geboren. Sie ist an verschiedenen Orten aufgewachsen, von denen Sie noch nie zuvor gehört haben. Orte, an denen die Kälte nie aufhörte und an denen die Dunkelheit alle Jahreszeiten regierte. Sie lernte, ohne Sonne, ohne Liebe und ohne Licht zu überleben. Sie wurde eine Kriegerin, die jetzt die Mission hat, Menschen zu helfen, die es brauchen.
Mit ihrer Schädelmaske und ihrer großen Persönlichkeit dominiert sie die Hard Rock- und Heavy Metal-Szene. Ihre Musik ist hart und schnell, aber mit dynamischen Momenten sehr emotionaler Arrangements. Scarlet rappt, singt und shoutet durch schwere Riffs und weiche Balladen. Es ist schwer, sich von diesem neuen Phänomen nicht bewegen zu lassen!
“My music is my only true and genuine outlet to channel my darkness and “fuckedupness” in a creative, productive and healthy way. Without that outlet I would probably fall right back into a destructive shit hole. No one but you can truly make the change that need to be made and find what makes you happy.”

Line-Up:
Scarlet| Gesang


Mehr Info:
www.scarlethunts.com
www.facebook.com/scarlethunts
www.instagram.com/scarlethunts

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FUTURE PALACE – lyric video for ’Anomaly’ up on our YouTube channel!

Our latest signing of up and coming female fronted Post-Hardcore formation FUTURE PALACE is the hope for a tomorrow. A tomorrow that can be influenced while it remains to be unexpected. Fronted by YouTube rising star Maria aka ItsPandaCore, guitarist Manuel and drummer Johannes; FUTURE PALACE reflects this insatiable desire for change.
Their impulsive and passionate mix of Alternative Rock and Ambientcore gives an insight into their hopes, their tomorrow and future – it is a diary of omnipresent vulnerability and the search for a remedy.

Their second single ever released is now up on our YouTube channel and ready to be watched! Go check out what is yet to come from this fantastic formation!
Watch ‘Anomaly’ here: https://youtu.be/4C3jDZwQGbs
Get the song here: https://FuturePalace.lnk.to/Anomaly

FUTURE PALACE: “ANOMALY has been our second single and we’re beyond glad to see its new release via Arising Empire.”

ICYM:
In collaboration with Christoph Wieczorek (ANNISOKAY/Sawdust Recordings) many years in several bands and lots of unsaid things were merged into this first release which gives a voice to hope and inaugurates the future.
This marks the beginning of a new chapter with first single ‘Illusionist’ featured by Tobias Rische (ALAZKA) via Arising Empire.

Watch the new single ‘Illusionist’ feat. Tobias Rische here: https://youtu.be/6-FbQYcAoc0
Get the song here: https://FuturePalace.lnk.to/Illusionist

Their first single ever is also up on our channels!
Watch ‘Maybe’ here: https://youtu.be/MVc0Q5_sAZo
Get the song here: https://FuturePalace.lnk.to/Maybe

FUTURE PALACE are:
Maria | Vocals
Manuel | Guitar
Johannes | Drums


More info:
https://www.facebook.com/futurepalace
https://www.instagram.com/futurepalaceofficial

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FUTURE PALACE music video for ‘Maybe’ up on our YouTube channel!

Our latest signing of up and coming female fronted Post-Hardcore formation FUTURE PALACE is the hope for a tomorrow. A tomorrow that can be influenced while it remains to be unexpected. Fronted by YouTube rising star Maria aka ItsPandaCore, guitarist Manuel and drummer Johannes; FUTURE PALACE reflects this insatiable desire for change.
Their impulsive and passionate mix of Alternative Rock and Ambientcore gives an insight into their hopes, their tomorrow and future – it is a diary of omnipresent vulnerability and the search for a remedy.

Their very first single ever released is now up on our YouTube channel and ready to be watched! Go check out what is yet to come from this fantastic formation!
Watch ‘Maybe’ here: https://youtu.be/MVc0Q5_sAZo
Get the song here: https://FuturePalace.lnk.to/Maybe

FUTURE PALACE: “We are very happy to celebrate the one year anniversary of our very first single MAYBE with its new release via Arising Empire.”

ICYM:
In collaboration with Christoph Wieczorek (ANNISOKAY/Sawdust Recordings) many years in several bands and lots of unsaid things were merged into this first release which gives a voice to hope and inaugurates the future.
This marks the beginning of a new chapter with first single ‘Illusionist’ featured by Tobias Rische (ALAZKA) via Arising Empire.

Watch the new single ‘Illusionist’ feat. Tobias Rische here: https://youtu.be/6-FbQYcAoc0
Get the song here: https://FuturePalace.lnk.to/Illusionist

FUTURE PALACE are:
Maria | Vocals
Manuel | Guitar
Johannes | Drums


More info:
https://www.facebook.com/futurepalace
https://www.instagram.com/futurepalaceofficial

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CRO-MAGS – release lyric video for ’The Final Test’ – »In The Beginning«, first album in 20 years upcoming!

After nearly two decades, 2019 saw the triumphant return of the CROMAGS and new music with the release of two back-to-back EPs – »Don’t Give In« and »From The Grave«. Today, the band delivers “a thrashing new single”, as described by Consequence of Sound, with ‘The Final Test’.
The track is just a taste of what’s to come from the band’s upcoming full-length album, »In The Beginning«, available worldwide on the 19th of June 2020 via Arising Empire and Mission Two Entertainment.

Listen to ‘The Final Test’ here: https://youtu.be/IYwmLgufAx4
Get the song here: https://Cro-Mags.lnk.to/TheFinalTest

“Will you be afraid or will you be at peace when you die?” asks CROMAGS founder, bassist and lyricist Harley Flanagan. “This song is about finding peace and facing death fearlessly, which is in my opinion, the final test.”

CROMAGS, rounded out with guitarists Rocky George, Gabby Abularach and drummer Garry Sullivan, hit the road last year supporting the reunited MISFITS and compiled footage for their first music video in 27 years with ‘No One’s Victim’.

As the Coronavirus pandemic took hold of the world and concert dates began to shuffle, the legendary NYC outfit took action and was one of the first artists to deliver an honest, raw, in-your-face concert set with “The Quarantine Show”, filmed live in NYC on March 15, 2020.

With the state of touring constantly changing, the band is eager to get back out to their fans and are scheduled to perform in Japan this November supporting CIRCLE JERKS with other dates to come.
“The founding band of hardcore punk”ROLLING STONE
“Riveting hardcore from hardcore greats”LA TIMES
 “Blazing hardcore pioneers” REVOLVER
“Incredibly intense, literally dripping with anger”DOWN FOR LIFE
“Metallic guitar riffage and bass-fueled hardcore anthems”ALTERNATIVE PRESS

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ANNISOKAY release new single ’STFU’!


Leipzig/Halle, Germany based metalcore power house ANNISOKAY is finally back with their brand new single ‘STFU’, presenting the addition of new vocalist Rudi Schwarzer to their ranks!

Check out their brand new sound in their music video for ‘STFU’ here: https://youtu.be/ZlZ_f1KIGGE
Get the song here: https://Annisokay.lnk.to/STFU

ANNISOKAY states: “We couldn’t be more excited about the release of this new single called ’STFU’. Finally, our fans can hear the new sound of Annisokay combined with our new shouter Rudi Schwarzer. The message of the song also fits perfectly into current times. We currently live in a sick world and to make it even worse egoistic people spread hate, fear and panic through fake news and conspiracy theories. People should start questioning the truth behind some sources again and hate speakers should just STFU!”

»ANNISOKAY EU TOUR 2020« + special guest
Extratours presents
30.09.2020 – DE – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
01.10.2020 – DE – Stuttgart, Universum
02.10.2020 – DE – Essen, Turock
03.10.2020 – DE – Schweinfurt, Stattbahnhof
08.10.2020 – DE – Berlin, Musik & Frieden
09.10.2020 – DE – Hamburg, Gruenspan
10.10.2020 – DE – Osnabrück, Bastard Club
16.10.2020 – AT – Wien, Chelsea
17.10.2020 – DE – Cham, L.A. Eventhalle
18.10.2020 – CH – Zürich, Dynamo / Werk 21
22.10.2020 – DE – München, Backstage Halle
23.10.2020 – DE – Jena, F-Haus
25.10.2020 – DE – Nürnberg, Z-Bau
28.10.2020 – DE – Hannover, Musikzentrum
29.10.2020 – DE – Köln, Helios37
12.12.2020 – DE – Leipzig, Täubchenthal
Tickets: https://tourlink.to/annisokay

ANNISOKAY recently released the intrumental version of their newest album »Arms«!
Buy and/or stream the instrumental album of »Arms« here: https://Annisokay.lnk.to/ArmsInstrumental

»Arms« (Instrumental) tracklist:
01. Coma Blue (Instrumental)
02. Unaware (Instrumental)
03. Good Stories (Instrumental)
04. Fully Automatic (Instrumental)
05. Sea Of Trees (Instrumental)
06. Innocence Was Here (Instrumental)
07. Humanophobia (Instrumental)
08. End Of The World (Instrumental)
09. Escalators (Instrumental)
10. Private Paradise (Instrumental)
11. One Second (Instrumental)
12. Locked Out, Locked In (Instrumental)

Order the newest album »Arms« here: http://geni.us/AnnisokayArms

More on ANNISOKAY:
Watch ‘Good Stories’ here: https://youtu.be/_qABWE9VBnw
Watch ‘Nihilist Blues’ here: https://youtu.be/VLGRymyT-mM
Watch ‘Escalators’ here: https://youtu.be/_HjplaOeyKY
Watch ‘Sea Of Trees’ here: https://youtu.be/e43DQ6SPQhY
Watch ‘Coma Blue’ here: https://youtu.be/KZ5yRimm13s
Watch ‘Unaware’ here: https://youtu.be/g2K18JkroFs

ANNISOKAY have laid their musical foundation with a driving rhythmic and melodic backbone that brings to life both soulful singing and aggressive shouting. They’ve toured several times throughout Europe and the UK and even Eastern Europe. The band have played several headlining-shows in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine and already established a massive following and an ever-growing fan base. Highlights include sold-out support-shows for PARKWAY DRIVE in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

ANNISOKAY are:
Rudi Schwarzer | Vocals
Christoph Wieczorek | Vocals / Guitar
Norbert Kayo | Bass
Nico Vaeen | Drums


More info:
www.annisokay.com
www.facebook.com/annisokay
www.instagram.com/annisokay
www.twitter.com/annisokay

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CRO-MAGS – announce their brand new record ’In The Beginning’ and offer new song ’The Final Test’ for free to fans

New York’s hardcore punk legends CRO-MAGS announced their brand new album »In The Beginning« today! The record will be released on the 19th of June via Arising Empire and Mission Two Entertainment.

To celebrate this the band gives away their new song ‘The Final Test’ as a free mp3 download to every fan who subscribes via this link: https://gleam.io/v7Wpz/cromags-the-final-test-song-download

More information about »In The Beginning« will follow pretty soon!

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