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Nemesis Inferi Announces New Album

There was some exciting news announced via press release from Metal Jacket Magazine a couple weeks ago. The news is a two-parter. First part being that Nemesis Inferi will be dropping a new album, a follow up to 2018’s crusher…

Exit the Matrix

Adhering to a schedule set forth by their Spotify bio that began with a Press Release in August here on the blog, Belgium/Australian based Exit the Matrix has returned with a new single titled, “Dream State.” Self-produced by Exit the…

Indie Archives: Tomas Bergsten’s Fantasy

This is the first in a series I’ll be doing periodically from time to time that I intend to call “Indie Archives.” You might have noticed that AMS Radio has a few playlists titled by this series name. The original…

Mal Fantome DEBUTS New Video!

Where does the time go? I can hardly believe how fast we are closing in on a a year since AMS Radio had the pleasure of premiering two new music videos by Quebec City’s Mal Fantome. During that time and…

Alwayne’s Fire -Q&A

If there’s one thing to be said about Ghana’s Alwayne, it’s that he is always grinding. “Always Alwayne,” if you will. It takes all but a few seconds into an interaction with Alwayne to understand right up front that the…

Q&A with Wise John: Wedding Crasher

“Who ate all your sad day sorrows?” That is very much a real question for you, because there is a definitive answer to it. There are two types of people in this world: ones who know the answer to that,…

The Fades have “Night Terrors”

Punk Rock. Let’s talk about it. It’s a topic of much debate in sub-culture regarding where it started, who started it, who’s the “punkiest” of them all, etc. None of that is of much consequence for me, honestly. I just…

Band w/o Band Gets Down

No stranger to AMS Radio, nor our blog, Band w/o Band is back with a brand new single entitled, “Get Down” released just yesterday October 27th! I took up the opportunity to listen to it a few times yesterday. And…

Quizboy Still Weird: New EP Press Release

It’s an odd thing to be in the unique position of writing your own press release. Some might say it’s empowering. Definitely streamlines things a bit. Some might say, “it’s not Pro.” The best part about the Quizboy project is…

William Sanford Putting Out Boomer Vibes

I’m not saying I want to do drugs with William Sanford, but I’m also not saying that I don’t want to. Hard to believe that it was just eight months ago when we were all “Doin the Buttcrack,” Sanford’s satirical…

The Long Lost Album by The Star Crumbles

Where does one even begin with The Star Crumbles? This band has a time-honored backstory, a tongue-and-cheek spellbinding documentary, and an energetic Twitter following. And I don’t even mean that to be “taken with a grain of salt.” Ever since…

Lo Monaco Pens an Apology

Nathan Lo Monaco is a solo artist that hit the scene with his heartfelt and melodically tasteful debut single “Take Me,” back in February of 2020. Going simply by Lo Monaco as an artist name, his sound is lock and…

Hostage of Emotions – Vidjigeria

If you were to take note of the tag line on the AMS link tree page, you would find a famous quote from the author Hans Christian Andersen: “Where words fail, music speaks.” In the case of Ukraine’s Vidjirgeria, that…

The Fair Attempts Dance into Apocalypse

Dystopia as a concept, is one that has been at the forefront of our imaginations as far back as 1927’s silent film “Metropolis.” Or at least, that’s what I know to be the first adaptation of it, I am not…

Starchild Yeezo’s “Lola” Q&A

It is with great pleasure to announce that the second installment of Audio Mirage’s “Q&A” blog series is with an artist I’m super stoked to have found out about recently: Starchild Yeezo. The band’s seventh release of their catalog and…

Sussuro: “Old Story” = NEW Music

Allmersbach is a small village in Germany with a comprehensive history. According to Wikipedia, it was first referenced by name in the year 1291. Many reforms, administrative restructures, and state dissolutions took place throughout the years in the town, including…

Doom Groove Orchestra

The gloomy, doomy, virtual hard rock trio Doom Groove Orchestra are back with a new A/B side single entitled “Only Here To Die/The Traveller,” released last month on July 2nd. Since having released “The Hunter / Falling Into Shadow” back…

Indie Press Release: Exit the Matrix

The band Exit The Matrix debuted in June of 2020 with an 8 track album, “The Anomaly Traces.” Not much info is out there about this obscure prog metal band from Belgium, but there is some buzz in parts of…

Band without Band Releases New Single

The multi-instrumentalist, to whom through my research I’ve only been able to refer to as Marc (…*in my best Tommy Wiseau voice* “Oh, hi Mark”… ) or perhaps better known by the name of his Goth Metal project Band w/o…

The Power of a Velvet Pain

Velvet Pain is a hard rock project born of multi-instrumentalist Tobias Sacher from Heilbronn, Germany. Although he has been playing guitar since 10 years old, the brainchild that is Velvet Pain is a relatively brand new project in terms of…

Bands to keep on your radar: Dead Cassette

Since dropping “Revive” in November of 2021 and “Neverending” in March of 2022, the band Dead Cassette from Akron, Ohio has managed to drum up quite a buzz for the anticipated album that followed in April of 2022, also entitled…

Band w/o Band – “When Death Comes”

Hamburg, Germany, a city rich in history, is home to an independent artist named Marc who is in a band… without a band. Hence, the name of his project, “Band w/o Band,” or by the more SEO friendly nomenclature: “bandwithoutband.”…

Get Faded on Love Ghost’s new single

The L.A. based, genre bending, Trap Metal band Love Ghost have released a brand new single as of last Friday, May 27th, entitled, “Get Faded.” Lots has been going on with Love Ghost since reviewing their first single of the…

Juha Jyrkäs – Finnish Folk Metal

Juha Jyrkäs is a Folk Metal artist based out of Finland. His discography on Spotify is comprised of an 11-track album (“Sydämeni Kuusipuulle”) that was released in September of 2019. However, over the course of time since then he continues…

Kargyr drops 2 new singles

From the nether of a garage in Lyon, France, an artist by the name of Kargyr has dropped two new singles yesterday (“Aura” and “Sword.”) These mark the third and fourth releases of Kargyr’s catalog, all of which were released…

Doom Groove Orchestra

Formed as an online collaborative project in 2021, the Doom Groove Orchestra has officially released their second single entitled “The Hunter” on 03-25-2022. As the name would imply, the music is presents an element of theatric and dramatic type of…

“Dead Planet” by The Obsidian Complex

Approximately one month after the release of their debut EP on February 24th, New Jersey’s The Obsidian Complex have released an instrumental version of “Dead Planet” showcasing their impressive technical abilities and elaborate rhythmic complexities

Hyperiff is back with Rockin’ new single

#NewMusicAlert #IndieArtist #NewIndieMusic #DetroitRockCity It’s been such a busy month for new music! This is a fantastic problem to be experiencing. Case and point, Hyperiff’s brand new single that was released 2 weeks ago on March 11th. I’ve been listening…

Help’s Record Release Show

T-minus 5 hours Portland!! Help is playing tonight at the Bunk Bar in celebration of the release of 2053 that just dropped last Tuesday on the 15th. I’ve been waiting anxiously for this event ever since AMS Radio had the…

Anger So Divine: A NEW Interdimensional Anthem

The most epic of interdimensional bands is back with a new single. Naturally, I am talking about Devine Anger, the band that inexplicably arrived on the scene from their parallel dimension, in Wacken. Their arrival left them feeling “alien” as…

Escape Ring

Hailing from Melbourne Australia, Escape Ring and following on from placements on US primetime TV (NBC), Escape Ring drop debut single “Winning The War” on Dec 10th written by main songwriter Darren Moss.

NEW Love Ghost Single released

Holy mother of mayhem. The review today is from a band that, at least in my mind, represents the epitome of what’s going on right now at the forefront of so much popular music. Generally speaking, it’s what’s happening with…

Burning’s “Scourge of Humanity”

My good friends at Hard n Heavy always come through for me. Just when I start to need my fix for some heavy music in my diet, it’s almost like clockwork or fate that I end up getting the insider…

Clifford’s latest Single, “I’m so Bored”

A melodically infectious, modern Alt-Indie Pop single, Clifford’s “I’m so Bored” was released just this last month on the 3rd of December 2021. It’s the latest release in a catalog that spans back to July of 2020 according to Clifford’s…

Hyperiff – “Take Me Back”

Fresh, new, indie music alert! Like, officially just formed in 2021, new. Hyperiff is a dynamic three piece band comprised of Jay Guillo (vocals and guitar), Serena Slade (vocals and piano), and Nathan Schneider behind the kit. Today we’ll be…

Flavio Brandão Stratosphere Project

Power Metal. What do you think of when you hear the name of that genre? I mean, aside from the giants we all know and love: Iron Maiden, Rainbow, Scorpions etc. Me? I personally think of sonic guitar licks, double…

THE LEGEND OF WEED N’ STIFF: NES Glory

Weed N’ Stiff, my friends and yours, have done it. They are now conquering gaming…. Nintendo 8 bit NES.. albeit. I’m still planning on doing a full walk through of the game, go live on Twitch (or YouTube- haven’t decided…

Beach Bunny’s “Blame Game”

With a Bandcamp bio that simply reads “sad lady,” the band Beach Bunny definitely articulates that sentiment. As I write this, I can hardly hold back the “I love this song” swirling around the back of my head regarding the…

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