Hardcore Metal News 

STREAM: HEMI ‘Avalon’

Today, Chicago heavy metal trio HEMI released their brand new record Avalon. After once again teaming up with producer AJ Kolar,  Avalon pushes the boundaries of what heavy metal is supposed to be. By incorporating elements of hardcore, punk, and melodic death metal, HEMI leads you through a series of songs that are stunning both lyrically and cinematically. You can stream Avalon below! To purchase a copy of the record, or any of HEMI’s previous releases, you can click here. Keep up with the band by following them on social media: Facebook | Instagram | Twitter…

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Interviews 

Interview: Christina LaRocca

Christina LaRocca is a singer songwriter from New York that landed in Los Angeles with fire in her heart. She has shared the stage with big names such as Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day and Rachel Platten. Check out our interview below! The video for “Child of the Sun” was just released earlier this month! What was it like filming in the middle of desert? It was wild. It was at least 105 degrees that weekend in Joshua Tree, probably closer to 110 or higher on those wide shots we…

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Community Features Music Cities Series 

MUSIC CITIES: Cincinnati

Cincinnati is known for flying pig effigies and an affinity for outrageous chili combos, but the Southern-Ohio city also harbors a rich art scene, especially in regards to live music.  Southern blues, Kentucky twang, urban beats, and post-rock experimentalism blend throughout the clubs and streets, creating a multi-genre environment in which any sound could find some belonging. For the musician, Cincinnati is a destination. The city is home to a host of live music venues, many of which are booked by veteran musicians. The result is that many venues are…

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Alternative Indie News Pop Punk 

Moose Blood Announces North American Tour

Moose Blood just announced on Twitter that they will be adding a North American leg of their tour featuring special guests Lydia, and McCafferty. The tour kicks off March 14 at The Royal in Boston, MA, and spans out across the US into Canada ending in Montreal, QC. Their upcoming album, I don’t think I can do This Anymore comes out March 9, but is available now for preorder on their website here! Please follow and like us:

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Features Guest Blogs The Most Important Thing I've Learned 

The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned: Staying True To Myself

The most important thing I’ve learned as both an artist and young woman is to stay true to myself. Growing up, I always wanted to sing and perform for people one day. I began my musical journey in theatre, begged my parents for guitar lessons, and wrote my first song when I was 12 years old. What I didn’t really know at that time was the amount of work artists put in other areas outside of the music. In this day in age, the artist’s identity is key for success…

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Alternative News Rock 

INTERVIEW: Mainland

Los Angeles trio Mainland have been making quite a name for themselves over the last year. Accumulating over 6 million Spotify streams on their EPs, opening for acts like Catfish and the Bottlemen, Marianna’s Trench, and gaining the attention of Stereogum and more, the band shows no signs of slowing down. Check out our interview below. Please follow and like us:

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Alternative News Rock 

WATCH : The Hunna “Flickin’ Your Hair”

  With preparations for an upcoming second album after their popular 2016 debut 100, The Hunna have released a few tracks that will spark the interest of any indie-rock/alternative lover. The first track featured off of the new album entitled Dare was the track “Summer” , which gave fans enough…but many eagerly awaited more from the Hertfordshire foursome. The most recent track entitled “Flickin’ Your Hair” premiered through the music video below. The song definitely sets the sing-along vibe and feel good emotions telling the story of how love can be infatuating. Preorder Dare now…

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News Pop 

WATCH : Troye Sivan “My My My”

2018 has only just begun and already the music industry is coming in clutch with some amazing bangers from various artists. One of them is Australia’s own, the 22-year-old singer and songwriter, Troye Sivan. While the political climate has surrounded the LGBTQ community in various matters, it is artists like Sivan that give the LGBTQ representation that has shifted greatly in the last few decades. Troye Sivan debuted in 2015 with his record Blue Neighborhood, which chronicled themes close to the singer such as his sexuality and own personal issues. On Thursday, January…

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Features 

YEAR IN REVIEW: Most Anticipated Tour Of 2018

Even though we are only two weeks into 2018, the anticipation for the tours ahead of us is real! While our friends and us tend to agree on which tour this year we are most looking forward to, there ate already a ton of amazing tours we are patiently waiting for! Check out our complete list of Most Anticipated Tours of 2018 below and if you’ve missed any of our previous Year In Review posts, click here. Please follow and like us:

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Features 

YEAR IN REVIEW: Bands To Look Out For In 2018

In case you didn’t know, the staff here at Infectious, along with some of our musician friends, can kind of predict the future. Yes, you read that right. And today, we’re going to let you in on the bands who are going to be absolutely killing it this year! We’ve compiled a list of all the bands you need to keep on your radar in 2018. Check out that list below, and if you’ve missed any of our previous Year In Review posts, you can click here.  Please follow and…

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