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Levitation have been savours during this pandemic. Offering escape and salvation through the means of live sets beamed into our homes, they’ve been a wonderful form of entertainment in a world where four walls have become the norm. From the sandstorm desert driller of a set from Oh Sees to the cosmic UFO space sounds …

Brenso (from Bologna’s slang BREve + inteNSO — Short +  Heavy) formed in Bologna in 2019.  The band defines its music as post-covid, over-the-counter rock, influenced by the many sounds and experiences of its members: from Grunge to Desert rock, through punk, hard rock and 1970s psychedelia. The  Demo-EP ‘Brenso’ was recorded in a one-day …

Pennsylvania based Befell are set to release their debut EP ‘Solitude’ this coming May. In preparation the band are sharing the single ‘Ticks’. Befell explain the record and the single in their own words:  “Despite the overall dark melodies that sound almost in the black metal area in some parts, but overall the aggression and buildups to explosive parts …

Enslaved have launched into their 30th year with thunder and flames. With their Utgard European Tour now taking place in spring 2022, with support coming from Intronaut, Obsidian Kingdom and Crown, the band have announced four new live albums/DVDs. Due 25th June, the audio and visuals for these releases have been taken from their revered Cinematic Tour 2020, with physical pre-orders launching today. Ivar …

With the release of the bands sophomore album ‘Solar Quake’. North Italy’s heavy metallers Evilizers have shared the lyric video for their new song, ‘Holy Shit’. The band comments about the single and the album: “‘Holy Shit’ deals with the topic of the uselessness of religious fanaticism. You can find our power, thrash and speed metal influences here. ‘Solar Quake’ was …

Michigan-based industrial/rock band Deadlight Holiday have shared a lyric video for their new single, ‘Blood And Body.’ The band comments: “The lyrics draw from American culture, and our collective cognitive dissonance towards the problems we all help create as a humans. I don’t think it’s our job as musicians to solve or answer anything, but …

There’s not many people who like industrial, post-techno, electronic rock music like we do, so we are beyond delighted to be able to premiere the new video from such a outfit in the shape of In Violet, and their new single Cathedral Thinking right here on Backseat Mafia this morning. Since their last record some …

Ash are announcing news of a Record Store Day vinyl exclusive release, “BBC Sessions 1994-1999”. With the last year enforcing the first serious downtime on the band, it also enabled them to find the time to trawl the archive to put together a RSD release with some real value, something that shines a light on …

UK Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death have recently signed a new deal with Century Media Records, extending the long-running co-operation between the parties once more. Napalm Death vocalist Mark ‘Barney’ Greenway commented:  “Very happy to let people know that we have put pen to paper and taken the plunge with Century Media again. Crucial to Napalm Death was that …

After sharing the lead single ‘Damned Earth‘ last month, France’s space loving metal band Pathfinders have shared the video for ‘Imposters’ taking from their album ‘Ares Vallis’ due due April 16th via Music-Records.  Eerie beginnings with some sampled space launch chatter the song announces itself with single chord stabs and crash of drums that soon …