It’s the start of another week 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. Kite – “The Dweller”
– With roots deeply buried in the post-hardcore scene and bands like Quicksand, Cave In and Deftones, Norwegian sludge trio Kite have released a taster from their upcoming sophomore album, Irradiance, n the form of the suitably sludgy new single “The Dweller”.

02. Afterfall – “Requiem”
– Mexican melodic death metal band Afterfall have released their new single “Requiem” which follows on from the huge success of debut single “Maere” released in December. Check it out here.

03. Night Crowned – “Unholy Path”
– Combining past and present members of legendary acts as Dark Funeral, Nightrage and Cipher System, Swedish blackened death metal band Night Crowned, have posted the lyric video to their new track, “Unholy Path”, online.

04. Haarm – “Dahlia”
– Liverpool alt-pop trio Haarm have announced their return with the release of new single “Dahlia” complete with a new video directed by the band’s long term visual collaborator, Peter Michael at STUDIIO.

05. Controversial – “Formicidae”
– Ahead of their appearance at this year’s UK Tech Fest, German technical death metal assailants Controversial have started their year with the video single release of the crushing “Formicidae”.

06. The Rocket Dolls – “The Grip”
– Brighton rock trio The Rocket Dolls kickstart their year with a brand new single “The Grip” ahead of their newly announced UK headline tour and new album, The Art of Disconnect, set for release on May 1, 2020.

07. Overlaps – “Your Eyes”
– Italian Alternative/Nu Rock band, Overlaps, have released a new lyric video for “Your Eyes”, it’s the second single taken from their new studio album, In Your Room, which will be released on March 27, 2020 via Time To Kill Records.

08. Kill The Lights – “Shed My Skin”
– Fresh from signing to Fearless Records, Kill The Lights, the band featuring former members of Bullet For My Valentine, Still Remains, and Throw the Fight, have released a new track “Shed My Skin”.


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.