Monday morning comes around again and, as we head into another week, here’s ten new songs and videos to help you through the next seven days. As always we hope you like what you hear and if you want your band to be considered for inclusion in a future column then just get in touch.

01. Seething Akira – “Gravity”
– After confirming their apperance at Download Festival 2021, the UK’s Seething Akira have released their new single “Gravity” and you can check out the video here.

FFO: Red Method, Sertraline, Hactivist

02. The Heat Inc. – “Raptors”
– Described as the sauvest band around, London rock ‘n’ rollers The Heat Inc. have just released their debut single and you can get a blast of it here.

FFO: Iggy Pop, Queens of the Stone Age, Motorhead

03. Riskee and the Ridicule – “Young and Beautiful”
Riskee and the Ridicule have just put out their own rock twist on Lana Del Rey‘s massive hit “Young and Beautiful” originally recorded in 2013.

FFO: Beans on Toast, Random Hand, Imperial Leisure

04. The Big Moon – “Why”
The Big Moon have revealed the surreal video for new single “Why”, taken from their critically acclaimed Top 20 album Walking Like We Do. Check it out here:

FFO: Sports Team, Black Honey, Wolf Alice

05. Unleash The Archers – “Soulband”
– Canadian melodic power metal quartet Unleash The Archers will release their fifth full-length concept album, Abyss, on August 21, 2020 via Napalm Records and you can check out a taster in the form of “Soulbound” now.

FFO: Amaranthe, Beast In Black, Twilight Force

06. Seeming – “End Studies”
– Post-industrial visionary Seeming has released his new single “End Studies” from the upcoming Artoffact Records album The Birdwatcher’s Guide to Atrocity.

FFO: Iris, Thoushaltnot, Strvngers

07. Lido – “Rise”
– Taken from his upcoming album Peder, fast rising producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Lido has released his new single “Rise” out through Because TV.

FFO: Hoodboi, Tennyson, Wave Racer

08. Bloodbather – “Void”
– Armed with a take no prisoners approach, Broward County, Florida-based metal band Bloodbather have shared the video for the thunderously ominous new song “Void”.

FFO: Left Behind, Jesus Piece, Mortality Rate

09. Social Animals – “Something To Keep Me Awake”
Social Animals have shared a new track, “Something to Keep Me Awake”, via Rise Records. Recorded pre-COVD-19 at Chris Carrabba’s home studio (Dashboard Confessional), the accompanying video shows footage of the band on the European leg of their tour with Ash, which was cut short due to the current crisis before the band could land on UK shores.

FFO: Ash, Beach Slang, The Dangerous Summer

10. Pleasure Heads – “Cosmopolis”
– Falkirk favourites Pleasure Heads take aim at smartphone dependency and modern technology in their new single “Cosmopolis” so make sure you check it out here.

FFO: The Dunts, The Van T’s, The Ninth Wave


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.

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