[News + Random] This Week The Trend (11 May – 17 May)


[SPRING GIVEAWAY 春季抽獎] All Time Low – Future Hearts CD Winners Announced + New Giveaway

Thank you for everyone who have participated in the giveaway! Congratulations to Michelle JJ Hsu and Marjorie Spencer for winning All Time Low’s new album Future Hearts! We’ll send you a private message via Facebook and have it delivered to your door. (Special thanks: Hopeless Records)

We’ll have another giveaway on Monday. This time no matter if you’re a fan of pop punk, metal, rock or post-rock, as long as you listen to music, you’ll find this prize amazing. Stay tuned!

感謝各位參與這次贈送活動。恭喜 Michelle JJ Hsu 和 Marjorie Spencer 獲得 All Time Low 的最新專輯 Future Hearts! 我們會經 Facebook 私訊通知得獎者,並會專輯送到您的門前喔! 再次鳴謝 Hopeless Records.

未能獲獎的樂迷不要失望,因為下星期一會有另一輪免費贈送活動! 無論你喜歡朋克、金屬、搖滾或後搖,這個禮物也必定適合你! 不要錯過更新啊!

Special Thanks 特別鳴謝: Hopeless Records

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[NEWS] Ex-HAVOK Guitarist Passed Away at 30

Thrash metal outfit who performed in Hong Kong two years ago, announced a heart-breaking news on Facebook. “It is with deep regret that I must inform fans, friends, and family of HAVOK that Shawn Tyler Chavez, the former lead guitarist of HAVOK, passed away on April 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was 30 years old. Shawn was the very first lead guitarist of HAVOK and helped forge the band’s sound in the early years. Without Shawn’s dedication during the first 6 years of the band, HAVOK would not be where it is today.” David Sanchez.

曾經在年前於香港演出的 Thrash Metal 樂團HAVOK前結他手Shawn Tyler Chavez 逝世,主唱David Sanchez 公佈消息:「我必須告知HAVOK的樂迷、朋友和家人,很不幸我們的前主音結他手Shawn Tyler Chavez於2015年4月30日在內華達州拉斯維加斯去世,令人傷感他才只有30歲。Shawn是HAVOK的第一個主音結他手,塑造了樂隊早年聲音。沒有Shawn這6年的貢獻和努力,就不會有今天的HAVOK。」

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[NEWS] BB King R.I.P.

Blues. Jazz. Rockabilly. Rock. Psychedelic. Punk. Metal. They all come from the same origin. What you’re listening to is probably influenced by B.B.King, even it may be in the subtlest way. Your favorite metal gods are sharing their thoughts on this tragic news on their social media. Slash wrote “Devastated by the pass of BB King. My favorite blues guitarist & a truly wonderful man. RIP BB.”

藍調,爵士,鄉村搖滾,搖滾,迷幻,朋克,金屬音樂 — 他們都來自同一個起源。您在聆聽的很可能也有受到B.B.King 的影響,即使可能在最細微的地方上。你的金屬結他之神紛紛在社交媒體上分享他們對這悲慘消的想法。Slash 寫道:「B.B.King 的逝世令我非常難過。他是我最喜愛的藍調結他手,是個真正了不起的人。安息吧 B.B.。」

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(Photo credit: @TheLickators / @lisabeetlemum)

[NEWS] Blur Sells Ice Cream In Upcoming Tour

Blur are set to launch their very own brand of ice cream, together with the release of their new album ‘The Magic Whip’ and their upcoming tour.Not sure if our Hong Kong fans can taste it in Blur’s upcoming concert in this summer but surely the ‘Magic Whip’ ice cream will be sold at their upcoming UK dates.

The product was created in conjunction with dairy specialist The Licktators and has been described as “a dairy vanilla custard ice cream rippled with raspberry sauce”.Last month they used a n ice cream van to promote their re album (and this new icy dessert).

Blur (模糊) 最近非常繁忙,除了馬不停蹄宣傳新專輯 The Magic Whip (魔鞭)和籌備巡演外,亦宣布即將推出自己品牌的冰淇淋。不知道香港樂迷可否今夏的Blur演唱會品嚐得到,但已確定是“魔鞭”雪糕會在英國巡演中銷售。



Blur – Live in Hong Kong 現場演唱會

Date 日期: July 22 (Wed)
Time 時間: 8:00 p.m.
Venue 地點: HKCEC (Hall 5BC)
Ticket 票價: $480, $680, $880, $1080 at hkticketing.com

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[GIG UPDATE] Zuk Studio Presents: We Came As Romans – Live in Hong Kong X Heart Town Festival Taiwan Giveaway

[GIG UPDATES] We Came As Romans – Live in Hong Kong

If you’re going to WCAR’s concert next week, you’ll now stand a chance to win 2 sets of Heart Town Festival Taiwan 3-day tickets with flight tickets sponsored by Zuk Studio the organizer !

憑22/5 We Came As Romans 香港站門票即可參加抽獎,贏取今年8月台灣<山海屯音樂節>三天門票2張連雙人來回機票!

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We Came As Romans – Live in Hong Kong

Date 日期: 22 May 2015
Supporting Band 暖場樂團: Parallel Horizons
Time 時間: 8:00 p.m.
Venue 地點: The Hangout, Sai Wan Ho
Ticket 票價: $300 (early bird), $380 (all standing), $520 (VIP) atticketflap.com

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[NEWS] Marilyn Manson – The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles

Marilyn Manson reveals new video “The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles” off his latest album The Pale Emperor. The black and white video is typically artistic and full of visual metaphors. You’ll see Manson’s violent style gradually replaced by his irresistible gothic charm.

下載 Download The Pale Emperor HERE

Marilyn Manson 發布收錄在最新專輯The Pale Emperor的新視頻 The Mephistopheles Of Los Angeles,黑白片段充滿視覺隱喻和藝術含意,Manson亦以近期的哥特式風格示人,逐漸取代中期的暴烈血腥形象。

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[NEWS] Texas In July – Nooses

Texas In July, who announced the unfortunate news that they will soon disband, premiere new music video for “Nooses” along the announcement of their farewell tour. The song comes from Bloodwork – Texas In July’s fourth and final full-length album together – and their first album to showcase their new vocalist, JT Cavey.“‘Nooses’ is at the top of the band’s favorite tracks for its aggressive, dark riffs and lyrics content,” shares Cavey. “We wanted the intensity to be portrayed in the best way for a performance-style music video.”

早前公佈快將解散的 Texas In July 推出 Nooses 新音樂視頻,同時宣布他們的告別巡演。歌曲來自Texas In July的第四張、即最後專輯Bloodwork (也是第一張與新主唱JT Cavey 合作的專輯)。 JT 表示:「Nooses 的侵略性,充滿黑暗的結他部分和歌詞內容使它成為樂隊今次最喜愛的曲目。我們希望曲中那種緊湊的力量能透過音樂視頻展示出來。」

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[NEWS] Nekrogoblikon Premiere New Song “We’ve Had Enough”

Melodic death metal outfit Nekrogoblikon premiere new song “We’ve Had Enough” off their forthcoming album, Heavy Meta, which will be out on June 2 via Mystery Box/Razor & Tie. The band’s music always centers around goblins .

音樂經常以妖精故事為中心的旋律死亡金屬樂隊Nekrogoblikon首播新歌 We’ve Had Enough。歌曲收錄在他們6月2日由 Mystery Box/Razor & Tie廠牌發行的專輯 Heavy Meta。專輯歌曲目如下:


1. The End of Infinity
2. We’ve Had Enough
3. Bring Us More
4. Snax & Violence
5. Atlantis
6. We Need a Gimmick
7. Full Body Xplosion
8. Let’s Get Fucked (with Andrew W.K.)
9. Mood Swing
10. Nekrogoblikon

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[NEWS] FREE STREAMING – The Story So Far New Self-titled Album

The Story So Far are streaming their new self-titled album for free. The self-titled album will be out on May 19 officially. The impending LP is set for release through Pure Noise Records. The band are currently out on a headlining tour in support of the effort, where they are playing alongside Four Year Strong, Terror and Souvenirs.

樂迷由昨日起可於上面連結免費試聽極速冒起的流行朋克樂團 The Story So Far 同名新專輯。專輯將於5月19日經由 Pure Noise Records 出版,樂隊正聯同 Four Year Strong、Terror 和 Souvenirs 巡演宣傳新作。

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[NEWS] September Mourning – Stand By Me (Metal Version)

If you are looking for something gloomily refreshing, give it a listen. The Dark Alternative, Hard Rock Transmedia Project September Mourning, who we interviewed with last month, have released their cover of of the classic hit “Stand By Me”, paying tribute to the late great Ben E. King who recently passed away.

Interview With September Mourning 紐約獨家專訪

如果你在尋找一些神秘又新鮮的音樂,試聽這個有趣的舊曲致敬。上月我們曾進行專訪的另類金屬樂團 September Mourning 重新演繹經典歌曲 Stand By Me ,向最近去世的偉大音樂人 Ben E. King 致敬。

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[THROWBACK THURSDAY] Nirvana – Nevermind

A few unseen photos behind the making of Nirvana’s Nevermind cover surfaced yesterday. Nirvana is the second studio album by Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991. Despite low commercial expectations by the band and its record label, Nevermind became a surprise success in late 1991, largely with successful singles, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “Come as You Are”, “Lithium”, and “In Bloom”.

昨日拍攝 Nirvana 專輯 Nevermind 封面的攝影師公開一批製作花絮照片。Nevermind 是Nirvana第二張錄音室專輯,於1991年9月24日發布,儘管當時樂隊和唱片公司沒有寄予商業厚望,但憑著多個大熱單曲—— Smells Like Teen Spirit、Come as You Are、Lithium 以及 In Bloom,令唱片意外地取得成功。