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. Jessica Lynn – “Now or Never”
– It will be May 2021 before Jessica Lynn hits the road in the UK but, in the meantime, check out her new single “Now Or Never” to see why she is one of the fastest rising names in the US.

FFO: Laura Oakes, Sarah Darling, Southern Halo

02. Red Spektor – “Long Way Down”
– Much revered psychedelic stoners Red Spektor return with their mesmerising sophomore album, Heart of the Renewed Sun, on October 2nd and have also just dropped a new single, “Long Way Down.”

FFO: Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Orange Goblin

03. Happy. – “A Cure For Wellness”
– Emo/pop-rock band Happy. have released their latest single/video “A Cure For Wellness”, the second single to be taken from their forthcoming new album, Imposter Syndrome, due out on October 30 via Rude Records.

FFO: The Bottom Line, The Second After, Home Wrecked

04. Space Of Variations – “Room 57”
– Taken from their XXXXX EP released earlier this year through Napalm Records, Ukranian modern metal band Space Of Variations have just dropped their cartoon-inspired music video made from more than three thousand images hand-painted by guitarist/vocalist Alex.

FFO: Annisokay, Landmvrks, Betraying The Martyrs

05. Eastwood – “False Start”
Eastwood is the work of Cole Crutchfield, guitarist in the hardcore punk band, Knocked Loose and you can check out “False Start” a taster from his upcoming album It Never Gets Easy, out on September 18 through Pure Noise Records.

FFO: Modern Color, Good Sleepy, Cloaker

06. Aidan Knight – “Veni Vidi Vici”
– Singer songwriter Aidan Knight has released “Veni Vidi Vici”, the final single ahead of his forthcoming self-titled album, due 28 August via Full Time Hobby.

FFO: Half Moon Run, Andy Shauf, Dan Mangan

07. Millie Manders and the Shutup- “Bitter”
– Norwich / London 5-piece Millie Manders and The Shutup have revealed the video for their new single “Bitter” which comes ahead of their debut album Telling Truths, Breaking Ties which will be released on 23 October.

FFO: Riskee & The Ridicule, Random Hand, Sonic Boom Six

08. Statues – “Ending The Holocene”
– Swedish alternative rock band Statues are back with a new single, entitled “Ending The Holocene. The single is the second one from the band’s upcoming album Holocene, out via Lövely Records this Autumn.

FFO: Antagonist AD, Cursed Earth, Hellions

09. GHØSTKID – “Start A Fight”
GHØSTKID, the new moniker of Sebastian “Sushi” Biesler (formerly Eskimo Callboy), has just released their first single “Start A Fight” a track that Biesler promises is just the start of a journey through his audio/visual world.

FFO: Rammstein, Empire, Eskimo Callboy

10. King Mothership – “Cosmic Meltdown”
King Mothership, a new band featuring Periphery’s Spencer Sotelo and Matt Halpern with Slaves’ bass player Tai Wright, release their debut album, The Ritual, on October 2nd via Century Media Records/3DOT Recordings. Check out the first taster here:

FFO: Muse, Jamiroquai, The Mars Volta

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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