Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, the 24 year-old Ukranian duo known as 2cellos became an overnight internet sensation with their self-made music video of themselves performing Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” on their cellos. With “Smooth Criminal” racking up over 5 million views on YouTube, Sulic and Hauser have premiered the video for the next 2cellos single on VEVO: A rocking rendition of the Guns N’ Roses worldwide hit, “Welcome to the Jungle.” You can watch it HERE.
To mark the final night of their stellar residency, He’s My Brother She’s My Sister has released a live performance video of “Wake Your Heart”, the song that opened their month long showcase at Silver Lakes’s Satellite on May 2nd. You can watch the video below.
Sweden’s uncompromising extreme metal act Arch Enemy has teamed up with MetalSucks.net to debut a brand new track “Bloodstained Cross” from the band’s forthcoming record ‘Khaos Legions’. Head HERE this weekend to stream the exclusive track as Arch Enemy gears up for the release of its ninth studio album next month.
The Dear Hunter has released a new video exclusively on their official website and social networking pages, which can also be seen on Triple Crown Records’. Shot in Providence, RI at Strangeways Recording, it gives fans a glimpse of the making of the ‘Orange’ EP from the band’s forthcoming epic 9-EP collection, ‘The Color Spectrum’, which features Brendan Brown from The Receiving End of Sirens sitting in on bass guitar. You can view this video below.
The video for “Bastardizer,” the second single off Norma Jean’s critically acclaimed album ‘Meridional’ will exclusively debut today, May 2nd on Alternative Press. The video was directed by Brooks Jones and shot at the band’s rehearsal space in Atlanta with additional footage shot in New York City. “Matt Mitchell [cinematographer] and I drove 15 hours from New York to Atlanta,” said Jones. “We’ve been Norma Jean fans for years, so the opportunity to direct a video for a song like “Bastardizer” was a dream come true.”
Today Noisecreep premieres the “Ordsmedar Av Rang” video from Norwegian newcomers Kvelertak. “Ordsmedar Av Rang” comes off the band’s self-titled, debut full-length unleashed in North America via The End Records on March 15. Originally released in Europe last June via Indie Recordings, the record continues to reap praise from critics and fans alike for its unique blend of punk, black metal, classic rock and blues elements.
Turisas released one of the most thrilling albums of the year with their new battle metal masterpiece ‘Stand Up And Fight’. The new release also brought the band stateside once again, this time pillaging North America alongside Cradle of Filth, Nachtmystium and Daniel Lioneye. Now, the band has completed work on the first video to accompany the album’s title track.
Watch the band’s first video “Can’t Keep My Hands Off You” from their forthcoming album on April 18th at Noon est on AOL or for Canadians MuchMusic or MusiqePlus. You can also watch below to check out the video for “Can’t Keep My Hands Off You”.
You can watch two new live videos of The New Regime at Purevolume. The two tracks include the anthemic hard rock of “State Of Possession” and the more ethereal experimentation of “What Brings Us Down”. These videos showcase Rubin’s chops in a live setting, proving his talents extend far beyond the studio.
Celtic punk ensemble Flogging Molly has just released the video for “Don’t Shut ‘Em Down”, the first single from their fifth album,’Speed of Darkness’, which will be released on May 31st. The politically charged video recently premiered HERE.
The second clip in a series of six Hate Eternal “In The Studio” video clips is currently live on Metal Injection. Check out the latest “In The Studio” clip featuring footage of Erik Rutan and co. as they recorded their upcoming opus, ‘Phoenix Amongst The Ashes’ HERE. The album will be available everywhere May 10th.
Texas’ fun lovin’ pop punks Bowling For Soup have unveiled their rowdy new video for the first single, “S-S-S-Saturday,” from their forthcoming album, ‘Fishin’ For Woos’, today. Check the video out HERE.
The video for “The Last Time,” the second single off All That Remains latest album ‘For We Are Many’ will exclusively debut today, April 14th. Click HERE to view. The video was shot in Chicago and directed by Nathan Cox (Marilyn Manson, Disturbed, Linkin Park). “The Last Time” will impact Active Rock radio next week, with stations already putting the single into early rotation.
Nu metal band Otep and heavy metal band Destrophy will be releasing their newest albums April 26th through Victory Records. To give fans a taste of these albums, Otep has released a video for the song “Fists Fall” and Destrophy released “Closer” these are the first singles for each of these heavy bands. You can watch the videos on the Victory Records Facebook page.