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ALICE MERTON
Lash Out
From No Roots (Ep) 2018
The German singer and songwriter was born on 13 Sep 1993 in Frankfurt am Main. She grew up in the USA and Canada, but then returned to live in Berlin, where she is also the founder and owner of Paper Plane Records Int, on which this debut single was released
BECK
Colors
From Colors 2018
This is the fourth single from Beck Hansen (b Bek David Campbell)'s 10th album
BISHOP BRIGGS
White Flag
From Church Of Scars 2018
The family of London-born, L.A.-raised Sarah Grace McLaughlin come from Bishopbriggs, near Glasgow. Hence her stage name. This is her second album
BLACK STONE CHERRY
Southern Fried Friday Night
From Family Tree 2018
BLUE OCTOBER
I Hope You're Happy
From I Hope You're Happy 2018
The Houston (Texas, USA) alt-rockers formed in 1995 and are led by Justin Furstenfeld (ld vcls, gtr)
CHEAP TRICK
The Summer Looks Good On You
From The Summer Looks Good On You 2018
Vocalist Robin Zander and guitarist Rick Nielsen still lead the 70s US radio-rock 'sensations'
COSMIC NINJA
Yeah Right
From 2018
Tamsin Cullum's thrilling vocals lead the Bristol electro-alt-rockers, now even more exciting and confident than when we first played them in 2016!
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
Again And Again
From Come Tomorrow 2018
DMB was formed in Charlottesville (Virginia, USA) in 1991 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Matthews, with Stefan Lessard, Carter Beauford and LeRoi Moore
THE DEAD DAISIES
Dead And Gone
From Burn It Down 2018
The rocking 'supergroup' are: Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio), John Corabi (Moetley Cruee, The Scream), Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy), Deen Castronovo (Bad English, Journey) and David Lowy (Red Phoenix, Mink)
DOROTHY
Flawless
From 28 Days In The Valley 2018
The L.A. rock band is led by Dorothy Martin, with all songs on this second album co-written by her and Linda Perry (ex- 4 Non Blondes)
THE FILTHY TONGUES
Come On Home
From Back To Hell 2018
The Edinburgh band were involved in the co-writing of four tracks on the 2018 Skids album
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
Gone Away
From And Justice For None 2018
Ivan Moody's Las Vegas heavyweights' 7th (double) studio album includes this cover of the 1997 hit by The Offspring
FOO FIGHTERS
The Line
From Concrete And Gold 2018
'Concrete and Gold' is the 9th album from Dave Grohl's bankable band, formed many, many, years ago from the ashes of Nirvana
FOSTER THE PEOPLE
Sit Next To Me
From Sacred Hearts Club 2018
The alt-popsters started out in Los Angeles in 2009, and are fronted by vocalist Mark Foster & guitarist Sean Cimino
GUNS N' ROSES
Shadow Of Your Love
From Appetite For Destruction (Locked N' Loaded Edition) 2018
Originally recorded by Axl Rose's band Hollywood Rose, and later recorded by G'n'R, this is previously-unreleased version became a single to promote their 2018 box setc compilations
HEALTHY JUNKIES
No Control
From 2018
The London grunge-punksters are led by Phil Honey Jones' guitar, with Parisian Nina Courson's rather outstanding vocals
JOHNNY MARR
My Eternal
From Call The Comet 2018
This the third studio album by the Smiths' veteran
KATALINA KICKS
Kick It
From Kick 2018
The Shepherds Bush punksters are led by singer and guitarist Ian George, with Conor Cotterill & Jase Wilkinson
THE KNOCKS
Ride Or Die (ft Foster The People)
From New York Narcotic 2018
The NYC electronic music duo are Ben 'B-Roc' Ruttner and James 'JPatt' Patterson. The vocals on this tracks are by L.A. pop band, Foster The People
LET'S EAT GRANDMA
Falling Into Me
From I'm All Ears 2018
Norwich childhood friends Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth formed the group in 2013. 2XS session veteran and Welsh Wizard, David Wrench, produced this track on their second album
LOVELYTHEBAND
Broken
From Everything I Could Never Say (Ep) 2018
Mitchy Collins, Jordan Greenwald and Sam Price started the indie-pop in 2016 in Los Angeles
MUSE
Thought Contagion
From 2018
The Devon muses are Matthew Bellamy, Chris Wolstenholme & Dominic Howard. This is their 5th album
NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS
She Taught Me How To Fly
From Who Built The Moon? 2018
Noel Gallagher started the Manchester band in 2010, a year after his split from Oasis. This is their album, produced by David Holmes
THE ORB
Doughnuts Forever (ft Jah Wobble)
From No Sounds Are Out Of Bounds 2018
The 'old enough to know better' duo of Alex Paterson and Thomas Fehlmann continue the impressive run by The Orb, still sounding relevant two decades later than many predicted
PEACE
You Don't Walk Away From Love
From Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll 2018
Formed by brothers Harrison and Samuel Koisser, this is the second album by the Worcester soft-rockers
ROLLING BLACKOUTS COASTAL FEVER
Talking Straight
From Hope Downs 2018
Now a five-piece, the uncatchily-named band (aka Rolling Blackouts C.F.) was formed in Melbourne in 2013 by singer-guitarists Fran Keaney, Tom Russo & Joe White. This is their debut album
SIR SLY
&run
From Don't You Worry, Honey 2018
The catchy L.A. indie-pop trio started out in 2010 and is fronted by vocalist Landon Jacobs, with instrumentalists Jason Suwito and Hayden Coplen
SNOW PATROL
Empress
From Wildness 2018
This is the seventh studio album by Gary Lightbody's Ulster/Scottish band. It's also the first with with Johnny McDaid as full member, now a prime member of the showbiz clan as he marries 'Friends' TV star, Courteney Cox
SOFT SCIENCE
Undone
From Maps 2018
Hailing from the Sacramento Valley, Soft Science rose from the ashes of indie pop band California Oranges prior to releasing their last album in 2008. Katie Haley is the sublime vocalist, with Matt Levine (gtr), his brother Ross Levine (kybds & bkg vcls), Mason DeMusey (bass), and Tony Cale (drums)
THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS
Dangerous Night
From America 2018
The L.A. band's leader, Jared Leto, described this first single from their 5th album an "ever so subtle and minimalist ode"
TOBY BENSON
Help Me
From Refracted Moments Vol 2 (EP) 2018
Toby Benson is a new and promising acoustic singer/songwriter from London
THE TWO MAN TRAVELLING MEDICINE SHOW
Snake's A Snake
From 2018
Formed in 2016 in the tiny hamlet of Witchampton, Dorset, eight musicians put the words of local poet James Lynch to music. Rather well...
TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN
Don't Mind The Blood
From Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown 2018
This is the second album by the Nashville rockers, ked by Texan Tyler Dow Bryant, who has been playing guitar since he was 11