It’s the start of another new week here at PureGrainAudio so, to set you going, we’ve pulled together ten new songs, videos, and bands that have recently landed in our inbox that we think you should check out. Enjoy!

01. Source – “Totality”
– Colorado USA progressive rock three-piece Source have released a lyric video for new single and album title-track “Totality”. The album Totality was released via Pavement Entertainment on 1st March 2019.

02. Leader of Down – “Serial Killjoy”
Leader of Down, the brainchild of Grammy-nominated former Motörhead guitarist Würzel and bass player Tim Atkinson, have released their new single “Serial Killjoy”. The track is taken from their Cascade In Chaos album, an album completed after Würzel’s tragic death in 2011 and released as a tribute to the metal icon.

03. Tropical Fuck Storm – “The Planet of Straw Men”
– In advance of Tropical Fuck Storm‘s European tour, the band has shared a new song “The Planet of Straw Men”. The song, which is an early preview of a planned late 2019 full-length album, is available as a limited edition 7-inch via Joyful Noise.

04. Free Throw – “Today is Especially Delicious”
Free Throw have released a new song “Today Is Especially Delicious” taken from their upcoming What’s Past Is Prologue which will see release through Triple Crown Records on March 29, 2019.

05. Nightmarathons – “Waiting Room”
– Pittsburgh’s Nightmarathons have released a new song “Waiting Room” taken from their upcoming release Missing Parts, out March 29th on A-F Records. Vinyl pre-orders are available now via A-F Records, and pre-orders for a limited edition tape are available via No Time Records.

06. Sunsleeper – “Soften Up”
– Salt Lake City’s Sunsleeper have announced their signing with Rude Records. To celebrate, the band has released a brand new music video for single, “Soften Up”.

07. Blackguard – “By My Hand”
– 8 years since the release of their last album Firefight, Blackguard have released “By My Hand” (featuring Morgan Lander of Kittie), the first single for their upcoming album Storm.

08. Sludgehammer – “No Control”
– Toronto’s Sludgehammer are ready to pummel the masses with their forthcoming album Antechamber on April 12, 2019 and, as a taster, have unleashed their new single “No Control”.

09. None Dare Call It Conspiracy – “Pawns & Kings”
– Finnish modern metallers None Dare Call It Conspiracy have released their official video for the track “The Shaming”, taken from their album Pawns And Kings out via Wormholedeath/Aural Music Group/Disk Union Distribution.

10. Raised By Owls – “The Philip Schofield Chainsaw Massacre”
Raised By Owls have released the fourth single from their upcoming second album, Dreadful. Whilst the song is just 30 seconds, the video, a sequel to “You’ve Been Mary Buried”, racks up at over six minutes! Dreadful will be released on Brexit Day – Friday 29th March 2019!


I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.