OTEP Shares a New Single and Video – “Ostracized” ft. Guitarist Kiki Wong (Vigil of War)


Alt metal renegade and force to be reckoned with, OTEP, breaks her silence with a brand new single, “Ostracized,” which arrives on the heels of her brilliant cover of Billie Eilish’s “You Should See Me In A Crown.” “Ostracized” is the first original single from the upcoming album, The God Slayer. Lead singer and creative mastermind, Otep Shamaya, harnesses the power of her raw, unapologetic emotion and passion-filled poetry, which act as the driving forces behind “Ostracized.” This dynamic musical masterpiece was forged in the fire of unadulterated rage, with an edge sharpened by an ear-shattering blend of high screams, death growls, and guttural vocals, galvanized by gritty guitar, pounding drums, and a face-melting solo, courtesy of Vigil of War guitarist, Kiki Wong.

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Gritty In Pink to Host Their Holiday Special Live Fundraiser for The Sidewalk Project Tomorrow

Gritty in Pink, a new platform empowering women in music, through performance, partnerships, and networking opportunities, wraps up their Historical Launch Year with a Holiday Special Live Fundraiser for The Sidewalk Project. The women’s centric artist livestream showcase will benefit houseless communities countrywide, tomorrow night, December 15 at 7 pm PST. In January of this year, Gritty began as a monthly concert at The Satellite in Los Angeles, but it was soon adapted to an online format due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the setback, Gritty Rocks Live (GRL) launched virtual tours that featured female artists from cities all across the country, raising thousands of dollars for charities including ACLU and Headcount. The Holiday Special, hosted by Shiragirl and Bodacious Thang, will be a live fundraiser for The Sidewalk Project, benefiting houseless communities across the country.

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DragonForce Share New US Tour Teaser Video

Dragonforce, by MasterPhelps Photography

Extreme Power Metal” band DragonForce is heading out on the road next month for a run of tour dates with Unleash The Archers and Visions of Atlantis. The band just shared a new tour teaser to get you sufficiently hype! The band released their new album Extreme Power Metal in 2019. The new tour features bassist Alicia Vigil (Vigil of War) and the band will be streaming its world tour live on https://www.twitch.tv/hermanli. Livestreams will include performances, backstage, and special guest appearances. Watch the trailer now and get your tickets! Continue reading

DragonForce Books Headline Tour of the USA, Taps Alicia Vigil for Bass

Progressive Powermetal band DragonForce has booked a new headline tour of the USA, with direct support coming from Unleash the Archers and Visions of Atlantis. They have recruited bassist and backup vocalist Alicia Vigil (Vigil of War) to join the tour as well. The band is supporting their 2019 album Extreme Power Metal (Metal Blade Records).Continue reading