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. Nada Surf – “Something I Should Do”
Nada Surf have returned with news of their ninth studio album Never Not Together, which is set for release on February 7th via City Slang. The band are sharing the lead single & video from the record “Something I Should Do” online now.

02. Hot Snakes – “Checkmate”
Hot Snakes have released a new single entitled “Checkmate” which is available now through all digital service providers and will be available directly from the band, in very limited numbers, as a physical 7” at their upcoming shows, of which the UK dates kick off on December 3rd.

03. Only The Righteous – “Betrayal”
– Hotly tipped metalcore unit, Only The Righteous, have released their blistering debut EP, Severance, out Friday 22nd November and you can check out their new single “Betrayal”, right here:

04. Stringlight – “Infinite”
– Peruvian instrumental prog band Stringlight have released a video for their latest single “Infinite” and is the first taste of their forthcoming record, showcasing a more focused and powerful sound.

05. Blackhawkdown – “Calling”
– Likened to Alice In Chains and Nickelback, Peterborough heavy rockers, Blackhawkdown are set to release their debut album, Chapter One, on January 17 and you can hear the first single, “Calling”, right here.

06. The Keep – “Club”
The Keep, which is the solo project of Gothenburg-based Oliver Knowles, is sharing his new single “Cub” online. It’s taken from his upcoming debut EP ‘Primer’ set for release Dec 6th via Houndstooth.

07. Prognosis – “Downfall”
– Manchester groove metal quartet Prognosis have streamed their new single and video for “Downfall”, taken from their well-received debut LP Definition, released September 2018.

08. Strigoi – “Carved Into The Skin”
Strigoi released their debut album Abandon All Faith, on Friday via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate, the band has premiered the official music video for new track “Carved Into The Skin”, which marks Greg Mackintosh’s first music video appearance in roughly 5 years.

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.