Tag: Hopeless Records

Playthrough: “Vermin” from Lotus Eater!

Milking their return single “Vermin” for all it’s worth, after a live drum playthrough from Cameron Humphrey and a one take vocal in the same vein from former MTXS frontman Paul Collins, now it’s the turn of new Lotus Eater guitarist Adrian Cooper, also formerly of MTXS to drop his own video. So from behind

Playthrough: “Vermin” from Lotus Eater!

Now that the re-tooled Gloom Metal pioneers Lotus Eater have announced themselves with a brand new single in “Vermin“, drummer Cameron Humphrey has been caught on camera playing the track through as live in a single take and if you’re thinking there is something familiar about him, that Leopard hair style was once the choice

Playthrough: “Vermin” from Lotus Eater!

Now that the smoke has cleared, the dust settled and the mirrors of illusions of a new beginning shattered, Lotus Eater have re-emerged as an entirely new beast. Drummer Cameron Humphrey is the only remaining member of the original line up with former MTXS members Adrian Cooper and Paul Collins joining on guitar and vocals

NEWS: Lotus Eater return with “Vermin”!

For all the social media talk of fresh starts and new beginnings making us feel like Glaswegian Gloom Metal Monsters Lotus Eater might suddenly have flipped a coin and decided to drop a Shoegaze album, it seems that what was meant was a big line up shift. Judging by the new social media pictures and

Listmania: Metal Noise Top #5 Most Disappointing Albums of 2020!

Before we look forward to 2021 with “Underground Metal Bands To Watch” and “Most Anticipated Releases” entries in our Listmania Awards Season, we have to touch on the most disappointing albums of 2020. These are records which we were excited about based on the bands previous output and pre-release singles which then… fell flat when

Riff Police! Pull Over! #107: GroundCulture Vs Spineshank!

When it comes to riffs, some just stick in your head. It’s an essential component of what makes a song catchy and memorable. Back in 2003, the third studio album “Self Destructive Pattern” from Los Angeles Californian Industrial Metal band Spineshank was lead by a single that somehow wound up getting nominated in the ‘Best

NEWS: GroundCulture have “Blue Minds”!

Heavily investing in “How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?“, GroundCulture have cycled back around with another music video. This time it’s “Blue Minds” that gets the full treatment with cut sections from live performances. The Newcastle quintet must be eager to get out on the road having had a push from Hopeless Records.

Riff Police! Pull Over! #105: GroundCulture Vs Prong!

Often a band becomes known for that one record that stands head and shoulders above the rest, not necessarily because it was better than any other and sometimes just because it got more attention, radio picked up a song or it got an impressive music video or it was just the right place at the

Review: “How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?” By GroundCulture

Considering themselves to be five segments of the same vision, one culture cursed by a disconnect inside the fabric of their conscious mind, with their backs against the wall, they seek to inspire change through connection. That’s the mission statement of GroundCulture, a five piece Melodic Hardcore act from Newcastle upon Tyne who love to

NEWS: GroundCulture go to Germany?

No Berlin jokes please. Directed by Lewis Dodds, Newcastle upon Tyne quintet GroundCulture have issued a visual warning for “Take My Breath Away“. The song will appear on their upcoming 1st May releasing album “How Well Do You Really Know Yourself?” that will be surfacing via Hopeless Records with pre-orders available here