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Brandon Wheelock

Living in San Diego, Brandon is our US correspondent. He has been a musician, recording artist, and songwriter for 15+ years and enjoys anything related to music. Brandon currently makes music in his home recording studio with the band Puzzled Eyes. When he is not making and recording music, he enjoys creative writing and listening to new undiscovered music. Brandon brings a great non-European perspective to EP, and has recently started doing interviews. You can find him and Puzzled Eyes on Facebook. Puzzled Eyes is also on YouTube.

Twelve Noon Release ‘Saints and Sinners’

A fresh new melodic metal group out of Pittsburgh, PA, Twelve Noon, have recently signed to Eclipse Records and are set to release their debut LP, ‘Saints and Sinners’, due out on June 9th.  The ten song album was produced by Bobby Balow at Raytown Productions and features Twelve Noon’s unique brand of melodic anthemic hard rock and alternative metal.  The debut…
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Naberus Release Album The Lost Reveries

Melodic metal band out of Melbourne, Australia, Naberus have released their latest album The Lost Reveries via Eclipse Records on December 2nd. With the release of their newest album they have also released a video for a single off the album called, ‘Torch The Sky’.  The fourteen song album includes nine originals from their previous independent release as well as five new…
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Despite Release New Album Synergi

Metal band of Gothenburg, Sweden, Despite have released the much anticipated album, Synergi, July 2016 via Eclipse Records and have also released a video for their second single off that album, ‘Awakening’. Since it’s release, Despite’s new album, Synergi, has received nothing but praise from media publications, radio stations, and metal fans from around the world helping to propel the…
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Mindshift Release Lyric Video For ‘My Revenge’

Stockholm Sweden’s melodic metal giants, Mindshift, have announced the release of their new lyric video, ‘My Revenge’, featuring the outstanding guest vocalist Bjorn ‘Speed’ Strid of Soilwork.  ‘My Revenge’ is the second single to be debuted off their latest worldwide album release of Horizon which was released via Eclipse Records back in 2016.  ‘My Revenge’ has a concerning message about…
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A Breach Of Silence Release Secrets

Australian power-core band A Breach Of Silence gets set to release their highly anticipated third studio album, Secrets, out worldwide on February 24th 2017. Essentially Pop had the chance to chat with bassist/vocalist Blair Layt last year about the expectations and goals of their latest album release, Secrets, which you can check out here.  Blair relays some great commentary about…
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Hello Casanova Release Single ‘I’ll Be Waiting’

Northern Ireland’s pop punk sensation Hello Casanova have recently debuted their latest single ‘I’ll Be Waiting’ available through online retail and most streaming platforms internationally via Supersonic Media of London. Hello Casanova formerly known as punk band Foreign Affairs, take on a more positive approach in a pop punk song fashion with the lyrics and mood compared to their earlier…
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Sixty Miles Ahead Premier New Music Video For ‘Every Time I Try’

Italy’s hard rock sensation, Sixty Miles Ahead, have premiered their new video for ‘Every Time I Try’, the first single off their upcoming album release of Insanity, coming out worldwide October 21st via Eclipse Records. The video for ‘Every Time I Try’ was filmed in Treviso, Italy and was directed by Francesco Sogaro of Nuove Tecniche Multimedia. The video offers…
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Naberus Release Video For ‘Cohesion’

Australian band Naberus have released a music video for their latest song, ‘Cohesion’, a single to be released on their upcoming album out December 2nd, The Lost Reveries. The album was produced by Ermin Hamidovic (Periphery) and contains five new songs as well as nine re-mastered songs from their previous independent releases. The four piece metal band from Melbourne have a…
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Tracy Irve Release New Single ‘Town’

Alternative electronic pop/R&B duo from Gothenburg Sweden, Tracy Irve, release their latest single, ‘Town’, a groove heavy ambient style track with brilliantly pieced guitar, samples, and a chillingly smooth vocal.  The single has an incredible ability to be catchy with the R&B heavy beat yet remains mysterious and unearthly with it’s non-pop styled instrumentation and ghostly beautiful vocals. The driving…
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