[News + Random] This Week The Trend (03 Aug – 09 Aug)

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[ALBUM REVIEW] Rise Against – The Black Market

Chicago based hardcore punk band Rise Against have release their 7th album The Black Market and we have a track-by-track guide for you. Don’t miss it!

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“After 3 years of waiting,Chicago based hardcore punk bandRise Against set to release new album The Black Market in July 2014;. We guarantee it is a nice comeback with all the signature Rise Against components you’re looking for – Tim Mcllrath’s notable vocal, sudden tempo changes, heavy yet energy-boosting melodies and their socially-conscious lyrics… The exceptional talent of Rise Against in curating weighty stories through musical arrangement and thought-provoking lyrics have been the reasons why I adore these guys so much since Revolutions Per Minute. The title track The Black Market is a perfect song to showcase this sophisticated ability …”

芝加哥hardcore punk 樂隊 Rise Against 發布第七張新專輯 The Black Market,我們作了 track-by-track 詳盡分析,不要錯過啊!


” 經過3年的等待,芝加哥的 hardcore punk 樂隊Rise Against 將發布他們的新專輯 The Black Market 在2014年7月;聆聽了幾次後,我們保證這是一個有水準的回歸,當中包含所有 RA 的招牌式元素 — 主唱 Tim Mcllrath的標誌聲音、突然的節奏變化、振奮人心的搖滾旋律和充滿社會意識的歌詞…… Rise Against 透過音樂編曲和發人深省的歌詞來敘述沉重故事的過人才華一直小編從 Revolutions Per Minute (2002) 開始便欣賞他們的原因。點題作 The Black Market 充分展示了這個優秀的能力 ……”

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[NEWS] Children Of BodomWacken Open Air

Watch full set of Finnish melodic death metal titans Children Of Bodom playing at Wacken Festival in the last weekend! HEAT! SWEAT! And DEATH METAL! What can you ask for more?!

觀看芬蘭旋律死亡金屬巨頭 Children of Bodom 週末在 Wacken 音樂節的完整片段!HEAT! SWEAT! And DEATH METAL! 你能要求更多嗎?!

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[NEWS] Evocation 招魂Wacken Open Air

Congratulation to Evocation 招魂 ! The blend of Chinese culture with contemporary metal concept is unique and definitely successful!

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[NEW VIDEO] Slipknot – The Negative One

The official video is here! Many say it’s just an extended version of their earlier teasers and yearn for more. What do you think?

官方視頻已上載!很多人說這只是 Slipknot 早前發佈的預告延長版本,與期望有所出入。你又覺得如何?

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[GIVEAWAY RESULT] 山海屯音樂節香港站 3-Day Pass (X2) 結果公佈

Congratulation to Lee Yu Hin! You have won a pair of 3-Day Passes to#HeartTownFestival #HK Station featuring Finch, Crossfaith, ISSUES, Architects, Born of Osiris, While She Sleeps and many more! Thanks again for all the entries. We’ll see you in the pit.

恭喜 Lee Yu Hin 贏得兩張 <山海屯音樂節香港站>的 3-Day Passes。8月8日至10日將有 Finch, Crossfaith, ISSUES, Architects, Born of Osiris, While She Sleeps 等樂團同台演出!再次感謝所有參加者。星期五記得盡興啊!

Here’s Lee’s entry
…… 最想看Issues美國band壇新貴,主音Tyler從Woe Is Me到solo artist 到現在都被受注目,R&B 式唱腔加上個人吸引力成為了像deftones Chino / glassjaw Daryl 一樣的靈魂人物。不能錯過的一隊還有Finch,主音Nate 自從跟隨過Daryl學習唱功之後,加上隊友們求變的態度,2008年推出了一張非常特別的post hardcore Ep,確定了他們個人風格成熟的地位,另外結他手Randy 開始finch時只有19歲,經過不斷離合,他們又再結合再走tour,非常難得的機會…..”

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[NEW VIDEO] Finch Is Back!

Finch , who will perform in Hong Kong this Friday, release a teaser for comeback album and launch a pop-up site titled Back To Oblivion which very likely to be the album name. Somehow the video shows a bit of post-rock aesthetic. Do you think so? (www.BackToOblivion.com)

將在星期五來港演出的 Finch 發佈片段預告新專輯,並製作名為 Back To Oblivion 的 pop-up 網站。(www.BackToOblivion.com)這很可能是新專輯的名稱。我們覺得視頻滲透了一些後搖滾美學,你又否認同呢?

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[NEWS] Cover Art For Foo Fighters‘ New Album “8”?

This may be Foo Fighters new album sleeve, according to Reddit and Metal Hammer.

據 Reddit 和 Metal Hammer 所述,這可能是 Foo Fighters 新專輯的封套設計。

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[RANDOM FLASHBACK] Manic Street Preachers – Love’s Sweet Exile

A random flashback on Sunday with Manic Street Preachers. Screen cap taken from MSP’s video Love’s Sweet Exile. Richey Edwards a.k.a. Richie Manic remains as one of the most poetic composers in the last two decades. R.I.P.

趁星期天來回憶一下 Alternative Rock 名團 Manic Street Preachers 的音樂吧。

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[RANDOM CITY CAPTURE] Sigur Rós – Kveikur

Wander around Williamsburg in NYC and spot some post-rock creature. (Sigur Rós album art for Kveikur)

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[THROWBACK THURSDAY] All Time Low – Live in Hong Kong

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[GIG UPDATE] Born of Osiris Cancelled Tour in Hong Kong and Taiwan!

Born Of Osiris were set to perform at Heart-Town Festival on 10 August in Hong Kong. Promoter 觸STUDIO are working the best they can to make it up to the fans.

Born of Osiris 原定在香港8月10日#山海屯音樂節演出。主辦觸STUDIO正盡力處理中。

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