It’s the start of another week in lockdown here at V13, so here’s a bunch of new songs to get you through the next seven days. If you want to be featured in next week’s column, send us links to your latest tracks and videos now! Otherwise, sit back and enjoy ten new songs to help you through another week. Enjoy and stay safe!

01. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – “Dreamsicle”
– Four time Grammy Award winner Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit have released “Dreamsicle”, the 4th track to be taken from their new album Reunions – out May 15th on Thirty Tigers.

02. Fortunate Losers – “Fascist”
– Canadian hard rock powerhouse, Fortunate Losers have released their new single “Fascist”, out now on Golden Robot Records. Check it out here.

03. Toothless – “Grinner (ft. Justin Bonitz)”
– PA metal outfit Toothless announced their upcoming EP, Misinformed, out May 5th. In anticipation of the release, the band have shared the new single, “Grinner”, with an accompanying video.

04. Azazel – “Cocoon”
– Nottingham deathcore newcomers Azazel have released new single “Cocoon” along with a terrifying new video.

05. And The Sky Darkened – “Burden Hardest To Bear”
– Drawing heavily from the likes of Metallica, Killswitch Engage and Tool, UK metallers And The Sky Darkened are set to release their new EP, Between Ghosts, on May 8 and you can check out their new song here.

06. Percy (UK) – “Will of the People”
– Yorkshire left-field post-punk band Percy have unveiled an animated video for their frenzied, vitriolic governmental anti-anthem “Will Of The People”.

07. The Magic Gang – “Take Back The Track”
– Although separated by lockdown, The Magic Gang’s video for their new song “Take Back The Track” uses the current situation as a strength rather than a limitation as the four members unite on video for an online rehearsal. Check it out here.

08. North Atlas – “Hypnotist”
– Combining dark electronics with reflective, anthemic songwriting, Scottish band of brothers NORTH ATLAS have released a brand new video single “Hypnotist”. Check it out here:

09. Ward Thomas – “Hold Space”
– Following the release of the stunning, Painted Legacy, and the announcement of a forthcoming EP, The Space Between, country-pop duo, Ward Thomas, have released the heartwarming new track “Hold Space”.

10. boyband – “realtree”
– Grammy-nominated producer boyband has released his second solo track “realtree” – a genre-bending single which melds alt-rock and hip-hop and touches on the cognizance of needing to exit a toxic relationship.

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.