Tag: Rise Records

Documentary: Varials Recording new material #3!

Some four months after the last episode of their life in quarantine series that essentially documents them recording their third album, Varials have dropped part #3. Still to unveil their new vocalist, this one sees them playing piano, noodling on guitars and manipulating parts on a computer. We’re wondering if their t-shirts are a subtle

Playthrough: Full Set from Varials!

All has gone quiet from the Varials camp since a couple of initial fly on the wall pieces of studio footage appeared of them recording album number three and yet to announce their new vocalist. So while we wait for an update on that and the album itself, here’s dedicated drum cam footage from their

Review: “Inferno” by Eighteen Visions

Shrouded in mystery, Eighteen Visions have released their first new material since their 2017 Rise Records comeback album ‘XVIII’. A self release and a concept record inspired by Italian poet Dante Alighieri‘s 14th century masterwork The Divine Comedy, it has surfaced without fanfare; the only inkling of its appearance prior to it’s release being a soundcloud stream

Review: “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain

The slow release of “Slow Decay” by The Acacia Strain has to go down in history as being one of the most drawn out teases that life could possibly have in store. The Springfield Massachusetts quintet brought out “It Comes In Waves” via Rise Records in December 2019, with rumours circulating like Buzzards that the

Bootleg: “07102010” release show from Crown The Empire!

Having done a free Twitch streamed nearly 40 minute live acoustic set to celebrate their 10th Anniversary and the release of a surprise acoustic album “07102010” via Rise Records, Crown The Empire have now dropped that on full on their YouTube channel for anyone who missed it…

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Soundgarden.

The current situation between Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd, the remaining members of Soundgarden and Chris Cornell’s Widow Vicky Cornell shouldn’t be allowed to overshadow the bands body of work or the life of the much missed Chris Cornell but as happened with Kurt Cobain in the wake of his death, it seems that

Playthrough: “The Hammer” from Kublai Khan!

In September Texas heavy hitters Kublai Khan will be marching their way across Europe with Justice For The Damned, I Am and The Antagonist A.D. to play some shows around their current album “Absolute“. We’ve been lucky enough to witness their killer live show before and with cuts like “The Hammer“, you know it’s going

Documentary: “Out of Focus” with Crown The Empire!

Whether this is a one off or the first of a new series remains to be seen but Rise Records have unveiled a new documentary called “Out Of Focus” which seems Crown The Empire talk about the past decade of being a band the journey they have taken to reach the present day. It’s 10

Bootleg: Chelsea Grin in Santa Cruz!

While we’re still waiting for the full Darko debut EP to appear on streaming services like Spotify (it is on YouTube), here’s a full set from Chelsea Grin at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, California on 5th December 2018 during their lengthy “Eternal Nightmare” tour. For those not in the know, current Chelsea Grin vocalist

Interview: Make Them Suffer on Crazy Tour Stories!

…with 24th July being the new date for the upcoming new Make Them Suffer  album “How To Survive A Funeral”, the Perth residents have let keyboard player and clean vocalist Booka Nile share some crazy tour stories from her past 3 years in the band with Digital Tour Bus. A risk? Perhaps, but one they