Advent 2020 Day 24: No Sleep Till Christmas 8 (charity compilation for Feeding America)

This is us here - Christmas Eve Eve and the final songs in our 24-day long run for The Year That We'd Rather Forget... As a bonus for it being the last day, here's a compilation of 17 songs from the No Sleep label. The album is available on a "pay what you want" basis … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 24: No Sleep Till Christmas 8 (charity compilation for Feeding America)

Advent 2020 Day 23: Bootyard Bandits – Christmas No. 1

Bootyard Bandits are extremely excited to announce the release of their new Christmas single: "Christmas No. 1", alongside the highly anticipated Lego stop motion video, which can be watched below. In true Bootyard Bandits style, this anti-Christmas anthem is an infectiously catchy fusion of rock, country and metal, which, as always, is delivered with tongue … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 23: Bootyard Bandits – Christmas No. 1

Advent 2020 Day 22: Trower Priest Brown – Santa is Back in Town (feat Paul Jones)

Getting all bluesy today as we approach the end of this year's run. The cracking guitar work of Robin Trower being partnered by Maxi Priest's legendary vocals, and Livingstone Brown's musical magic sprinkled over it all. And for this single, they've added the vocal talents of Paul Jones as well. The single is out now … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 22: Trower Priest Brown – Santa is Back in Town (feat Paul Jones)

Advent 2020 Day 21: Storm Force – “Last Christmas”

We continue our trip towards the 25th with another new release for 2020... Storm Force, the explosive band for fans of classic hard melodic rock, have just released a special Christmas single, "Last Christmas". You can watch the lyric video below or stream/purchase at all the usual locations. Lead guitarist Greg Fraser discusses the new … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 21: Storm Force – “Last Christmas”

Advent 2020 Day 20: Raised By Owls (and friends) – “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

No stranger to poking a little fun at Xmas, Raised By Owls bring their next Christmas single - another collaboration with various artists on the extreme scene, and of epic proportions. Forty-five contributors! The band's material is usually for free, however this track is released in aid of raising funds for the homeless charity, Crisis. You … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 20: Raised By Owls (and friends) – “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

Advent 2020 Day 19: Dee Snider/Lzzy Hale – “The Magic of Christmas Day”

Dee Snider and Halestorm's Lzzy Hale have teamed up for their thoroughly rock 'n roll rendition of the Snider-penned holiday classic "The Magic of Christmas Day." This version features lots of bells, rowdy riffs, and the two iconic vocalists playing off one another for an unforgettable offering which is sure to find itself on repeat … Continue reading Advent 2020 Day 19: Dee Snider/Lzzy Hale – “The Magic of Christmas Day”