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

01. Helldown – “Mortal Shell”
– South Wales thrashers Helldown have just dropped a new video for “Mortal Shell” taken from their upcoming EP, In Deaths Hands, out on January 17. Follow the band on Facebook.

02. Earth Moves – “Catatonic”
Earth Moves (formed of members from We Never Learned To Live, Grappler, and Cloud Boat) have streamed their new single “Catatonic”, taken from their second LP Human Intricacy, released 15th November via Through Love Records & Truthseeker Music. Follow the band on Facebook.

03. NightLives – “Ways Of Making You Talk”
– Compared to everyone from Don Broco to My Chemical Romance, South Wales electro punks Nightlives continue their rise with the release of their explosive new single, “Ways Of Making You Talk”. Follow the band on Facebook.

04. The Cold Stares – “Into Black”
– Heavy Blues-Rock two-piece and Joe Bonamassa‘s “favorite new musical discovery of 2019”, The Cold Stares, have dropped the official video for new track “Into Black”. The track is taken from their Ways album which dropped on October 18th. Follow the band on Facebook.

05. Sicarius – “A Practiced Hand”
– The California-based Sicarius have unveiled a lyric video for “A Practiced Hand” the first taste of the group’s forthcoming second album God Of Dead Roots. Follow the band on Facebook.

06. The Nixons – “Favorite Lies”
– Alternative rock band The Nixons are back and, ahead of a December tour, have released their new single titled “Favorite Lies” through Art is War Records. Follow the band on Facebook.

07. Quella – “Crown Of Flies”
– British progressive punk metallers Quella are set to release their new EP, Donor Fatigue, on Friday 22nd November and you can hear a taster in the form of their new video for “Crown Of Flies”. Follow the band on Facebook.

08. As Sirens Fall – “We Go Down Together”
– Heralding a new chapter in their career, Yorkshire’s As Sirens Fall have just released a video for their new single, “We Go Down Together”. Follow the band on Facebook.

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.