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NORDIC NOISE FESTIVAL 2018 announce full line-up

Exciting full lineup of the Copenhagen festival revealed: >2018 is the 6th year for the 2-day rock-metal festival NORDIC NOISE taking place on the 11th and 12th of May in Copenhagen, Denmark. Today, NORDIC NOISE presents the full line-up for 2018, and it appears to be the heaviest one yet: Friday the 11th of May: SCORPIONS TRIBUTE (DK) BLITZKRIEG (UK) IRON ANGEL (DE) MANTICORA (DK) TAINTED LADY (DK) ANNOMINUS (DK) Saturday the 12th… Keep Reading

Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday: ‘Sunshine Superman’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. This week we look at Britain’s answer to Bob Dylan This week for Throwback Thursday, it is the turn of Scottish folk legend, Donovan Leitch. Throughout the 60’s, he was referred to by the press as Britain’s answer to fellow folk legend, Bob Dylan. Some say that Dylan was much better than Donovan, however, for me… Keep Reading


Von Hertzen Brothers Share New Video ‘Long Lost Sailor’

Award winning cinematic Finnish rockers Von Hertzen Brothers are back with a brand new video for their exceptional track Long Lost Sailor. Long Lost Sailor is taken from their brand new album War Is Over which is out now on Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. The chart topping band have had three #1 albums (Stars Aligned, New Day Rising, Love Remains the Same) and another two Top 5 albums (Nine Lives, Approach) in their homeland. This has led to… Keep Reading


Koch Marshall Trio Share New Video For ‘Toby Arrives’

The Mascot Label Group’s new imprint The Players Club are thrilled to announce the debut album fromThe Koch Marshall Trio, ‘Toby Arrives’.  The band want to share the video for the title track from their upcoming album.   Toby Arrives is the debut album from The Koch Marshall Trio. The trio features Milwaukee guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Toby Lee Marshall on the Hammond B3 Organ. The trio blends… Keep Reading


P.O.D Sign To Mascot Label Group.

Mascot Label Group are thrilled to announce the signing of P.O.D. (Payable On Death), the San Diego, California based rockers. P.O.D, since their formation in 1992 have sold over 10 million records, embarked on hugely successful international tours, and had a series of chart-topping radio hits.  Over the span of two decades, P.O.D. have released ten studio albums, including the triple-platinum Satellite. They have had several hit songs, including “Southtown,” “Alive,” “Youth of the Nation,” and “Boom,” and most recently with their Active Rock… Keep Reading


Beth Hart & Joe Bonamasa Share New Video ‘Give It Everything You Got’

It has been 4 years since Grammy nominated and number 1 Billboard Blues album Seesaw was released by singer-songwriter and blues-rock powerhouse Beth Hart and guitar hero Joe Bonamassa. Since then, they have both been on fire, both in the studio and live. So, the time was perfect to reunite for another collection of ten soul gems that encompass Hart’s breath-taking vocals and Joe’s masterfully expressive playing. Black Coffee will be released on January 26th , 2018. With producer… Keep Reading


Of Mice & Men Share Money Video & Announce Tour Dates

Of Mice & Men – Aaron Pauley [vocals + bass] Alan Ashby [guitar] Valentino Arteaga [drums] and Phil Manansala [guitar] – have shared another track from their forthcoming and much anticipated album, Defy, out on 19 January through Rise Records. The track, a cover of the Pink Floyd song Money, is now available at all DSPs.   Following their recent EU arena tour with Five Finger Death Punch, the Orange… Keep Reading


U2 Announce UK Dates: The eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018

This morning U2 have announced UK dates for 2018 Live Nation have announced dates for the European leg of U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour. Opening in Berlin on August 31st, the shows include Cologne, Paris, Madrid, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Milan, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Manchester and London. And plans are being finalised for some special home shows in Dublin and Belfast (with dates, venues and on-sale details to be announced soon). Full dates… Keep Reading

New Releases

Shader ‘Broken Minds’ ‘An Impressive First Single

Shader are a four-piece rock ‘n’ roll band hailing from the Macclesfield and Manchester areas and have just released their sensational début single to the world. Having received praise on the live circuit, have the band managed to capture that magic and transfer it across to recorded music? A lot of bands fail to make an impact when releasing records after having gained a certain level of popularity on the… Keep Reading

Record of The Week

Record of the Week: Ex-Supergrass Drummer, Danny Goffey Releases New Single

Danny Goffey’s name may not be familiar with some people, but mention Supergrass and the penny will drop. He’s released a new solo track entitled ‘Ancient Text’, with guest vocals delivered by Suede’s Brett Anderson. The track has traces of Supergrass in there, especially the condensed running time of 2:33, but overall it has more of a glam feel to it, even managing to sound not unlike ‘Rock the Casbah’… Keep Reading

New Releases

This Is Rockin’ from Cane Hill with ‘It Follows’

Cane Hill have premiered a new song, ‘It Follows’, from the band’s forthcoming second full-length album, Too Far Gone, out on 19 January through Rise Records. singer Elijah Witt says, “This was a really fun song to write and it was the one that probably took us the longest. It’s heavy and catchy all at once. We were trying to go full on metal-epic without over-reaching and I think we… Keep Reading

New Releases

Ayreon Universe Announce Release Date for ‘The Best Of Ayreon Live’

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group are thrilled to announce ‘Ayreon Universe – The Best of Ayreon Live’ The Album will be released on 30 March and will be available to pre-order form 30thJanuary. On 15, 16, 17 September 2017, Ayreon played live for the first time ever, bringing together 16 guest singers and 11 Musicians, playing 28 songs with performances by Floor Jansen (Nightwish), Damian Wilson (Headspace), Hansi Kursch (Blind… Keep Reading


DeWolff Reveal New Track California Burning

Psychedelic blues trio DeWolff have revealed their brand new song ‘California Burning’, taken from their upcoming album ‘Thrust’, which will be released on Mascot Records. The band formed in the Netherlands’ Deep South of Geleen as teenagers in 2007 by singer/guitarist Pablo van de Poel, brother/drummer Luka van de Poel and Hammond organist Robin Piso. “We’re very proud to present the first s from our new record, California Burning,” the… Keep Reading


DAVID REECE signs with Mighty Music

Ex. ACCEPT/BONFIRE singer DAVID REECE signs multiple album record deal with Mighty Music “I was searching for a record company that would see my vision as a solo artist so I reached out to Mike Tramp and he suggested I speak with Michael H. Andersen at Mighty Music. Michael teamed me up with the Danish producer and song writing team Marco Angioni and Martin Jepsen Andersen, both from the band… Keep Reading

New Releases

Tommy Emmanuel; Accomplice One

Accomplice One is the first release on Mascots Records new label ‘The Players Club, that was set up for ‘Free Spirited Guitar Music and Jams’ Tommy himself is an interesting guitarist with his unique finger pick style of playing, Tommy was mentored by renowned player Chet Atkins known to many simply as Mr Guitar. Of the album Tommy had this to say: It’s been such an honour to work with… Keep Reading

New Releases

Lance Lopez To Release Solo Album ‘Tell The Truth’

Texan Lance Lopez is set to unleash his long-awaited new solo album, Tell The Truth, on March 2nd2018 on Provogue/Mascot Label Group. Tell The Truth is an autobiographical tour-de-force through the life and times of an archetypal Texas blues legend with all the highs and lows that inevitably accompany this time honoured path. Lance Lopez has been on a slow, steady climb up the mountain to the blues rock hall… Keep Reading

Throw Back Thursday

Throwback Thursday ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’

This month’s Throwback Thursday is based on the 1960’s – The decade that changed everything. This week we look at the band that were destined for drug fuelled stardom instantly. This week, we will be looking at Pink Floyd’s debut album, ‘The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn’, which was the album that started everything for Floyd, and nobody could have imagined what was to come in the next few years.… Keep Reading

New Releases

Manic Street Preachers Share New Video for International Blue

Resistance is Futile. The band’s 13th consecutive studio album for Columbia/Sony is released on 6th April 2018, their first new record in four years. The band will also be touring in April/May 2018 (dates below).  The video for ‘International Blue’ is also available from today. The film was made at various locations in Nice at the end of last year with long time collaborator Kieran Evans, the band described the track as being “Inspired by the city of… Keep Reading

New Releases

Glass Mountain Release Wow & Flutter EP & Live Dates

Glass Mountain make beautifully cinematic and passionate music filled with yearning and sorrow. Taking their name from a David Hockney artwork, the quartet’s sound is drenched in visual allusion, marrying the size and the scope of Sigur Ros or The Cure to something more delicate and personal. Reminiscent of the spirit of hip-hop where anything can – and should – be included, Glass Mountain draw influences from alt-rock, dream pop,… Keep Reading


To Kill A King Reveal Tour Dates

To Kill A King have today released details of their new studio album ‘The Spiritual Dark Age’, to be released on January 12, 2018 on These Are My Bones via AWAL and Republic Of Music. The album contains the single ‘The Good Old Days’, title track ‘The Spiritual Dark Age’ plus recently revealed new track ‘The Unspeakable Crimes Of Peter Popoff’.  Produced by Gethin Pearson and the band’s keyboard player… Keep Reading

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