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COTTER ENLISTS MEMBERS OF BEARTOOTH AND STARSET FOR “KEEP DRIVING”

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COTTER ENLISTS MEMBERS OF BEARTOOTH AND STARSET FOR “KEEP DRIVING” Columbus, Ohio alternative pop-punk act Cotter has just dropped their latest single “Keep Driving.” The track was produced by Jakob Mooney and features Will Deely of Beartooth on Guitar and Vocals and Adam Gilbert of Starset on drums. Lyrically, the single was written by guitarist and vocalist Zach Lukkarila after a particularly difficult panic attack. “In that post-anxiety period of derealization where reality doesn’t make any sense, I needed something to ground myself and hold onto,” explains Lukkarila. “This song was a result of telling myself that I’ll be okay if I just keep pushing forward....

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REVIEW: NEVER LOVED Goes All Rick & Morty With Full-Length Album "Over It"

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NEVER LOVED Goes All Rick & Morty With Full-Length Album Over It Cameron Knopp, Jay Gayoso, and Kevin Blackburn, or better known as South Florida's NEVER LOVED. On May 14th the group released their debut full-length album Over It via Equal Vision Records; the follow up to their 2019 EP Never Loved. NEVER LOVED’s new album Over It kicks off with the upbeat, alternative punk-rock track that follows somebody who is stuck in their bed wishing they were dead, proclaiming they are just simply over it. This track absolutely encapsulates the tone for the remainder of this 13-track modern, to-be-classic album. Full...

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SIDE PROJECT Ready to Energize Pop Punk World With New Single; Sign With Engineer Records

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SIDE PROJECT Ready to Energize Pop Punk World With New Single; Sign With Engineer Records     March 24  -  Leicester, UK -  SIDE PROJECT, who just announced today they have signed with Engineer Records, is a pop punk/pop rock act from Leicester, UK with their larger-than-life choruses, unforgettable hooks, and powerful melodies that are going to resonate with their ever-growing fan base. Even more importantly though, in addition to truly enjoying the songs that they write, they believe in themselves and their sound. SIDE PROJECT even goes on to say:   “It’s important for us to write songs that we will still want to play ten...

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LUNGBUSTER Remind Us To Never Regret Falling in Love with 'More'

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LUNGBUSTER Remind Us To Never Regret Falling in Love with 'More' (Review)     LUNGBUSTER released the song More on February 12, 2021, a Valentine's Day gift to the fans. To be honest, being as this is not a typical genre or style we typically dive into, we went in with an open mind giving it a fair chance, as all music deserves to be listened to. The sound and the vocals grew, and to be honest, turns out it’s a style that could be identified with, if heard by so many. Once getting through the initial difference in sound, the lyrics resonated and...

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A LITTLE OFF Fills The Voids Missing in Alternative & Punk with EP 'Symptomatic'

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Recap by Sarah Tijan     A LITTLE OFF Fills The Voids Missing in Alternative & Punk with EP 'Symptomatic'  Hailing from the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado, A LITTLE OFF released their 5-track EP SYMPTOMATIC; a well put together fusion of punk and alternative rock, on October 17, 2020. SYMPTOMATIC is a blend of old school punk mixed with grunge, and then melted with alternative and progressive rock, providing us with a 5-track EP that has a sound built for everyone. A LITTLE OFF clearly knew what they wanted to create as there is no denying they are here to make a name for themselves,...

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