Thursday, March 18, 2021

New Hard Rock/Metal Releases Arriving Soon From Tomahawk, Serj Tankian and Images Of Eden

Arriving March 26th, just in time to celebrate their 20th anniversary is the new studio album from the hard rock supergroup, Tomahawk. Their new album is titled "Tonic Immobility" and it features members of Mr. Bungle, Helmet and The Jesus Lizard coming together once again to present a set of new tracks to help escape the hard times of the real world. They begin with the quiet opening of "SHHH!," which just explodes during the chorus, exposing all of their hard rock prowess. The chugging guitars of "Valentine Shine," allows Mike Patton's vocals to lead the way on this heavy metal assault, while "Doomsday Fatigue" is a dark, gloomy ballad that carries an alternative "grunge" vibe. The album's first single "Business Casual" rides along a steady bass/drum rhythm, as the repetitive chorus gets lodged into your brain, along with the rhyming lyrics. Tomahawk showcase the wide range of their sounds, first with aggressive, hardcore metal sound with "Howlie," then with the more melodic tone of "Sidewinder," which feels like an political argument. They finish off their new album with high-energy, alternative rock clash of "Recoil" and the album's second single "Dog Eat Dog," which feels like a flashback with its guitar-driven, seventies hard rock sound. To find out more about Tomahawk and their latest release "Tonic Immobility," please visit facebook.com/Tomahawkband.

American singer, songwriter and political activist Serj Tankian is releasing a new EP of songs on March 19th titled "Elasticity." Serj may be best known as the lead singer and keyboardist for the hard rock band System Of The Down, and returns to that sound with this new set of songs. He begins with the title-track "Elasticity," which showcases the diversity in his songwriting by combining many different elements of rock to deliver another addictive song. The album continues with the politically charged "Your Mom," which takes the ideas of radicals to the extreme, while "Rumi" feels like a grand, elite sounding power ballad in the same vein as Guns N Roses' "November Rain." Serj Tankian wraps up his new five-song release with the final sonic hard rock blast of "Electric Yerevan," as he gives his last plea for justice. To find out more about Serj Tankian and his latest release "Elasticity," please visit serjtankian.com.

Progressive metal act, Images Of Eden return with a new concept album titled "Angel Born," which will be released on March 26th through Pavement Entertainment. Their new twelve track release begins with the high-powered openers "Autumn Is Burning" and "Angel Born," as chugging guitar riffs, strong vocal harmonies and a powerful rhythmic backbone display why Images Of Eden are one of the premier acts in metal music today. The band's progressive songwriting shines on the build-up of "If" with a strong melody that showcases the band's musical strengths. Images Of Eden dig their heels back into the metal assault of "Killing God" and "War Room," as they continue to present a complex style to their sound. They finish off their new album with the slow burning power ballad "Serenity Reigns" and the epic, elaborate prog-metal closer "In Memory Of Me." To find out more about Images Of Eden and their latest release "Angel Born," please visit imagesofeden.com.

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