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We Were Sharks (Pop Punk)
Canadian punks, We Were Sharks and their forthcoming single “Shameless”  rocks pretty hard and features a very snazzy music video.

Escape The Fate (Hard Rock)
Escape The Fate have announced their seventh studio album Chemical Warfare, releasing on February 21st via Better Noise Music. The album was produced by esteemed music producer John Feldmann (5 Seconds To Summer, The Used, Blink 182) as well by the band’s guitarist Kevin Thrasher. With the announcement the band has released the singles “Walk On” and “Invincible,” which features world-renowned violinist Lindsey Stirling.

Ryan Shepherd (EDM)
Ryan Shepherd releases a brand new track “Hello Sunday.” The track is named after a series of weekly live-streamed events (on Sundays!) that Ryan has run throughout COVID-19 to raise funds to help support his local community of independently owned bars, restaurants and clubs in Toronto, as well as local and national charities!

The Pretty Reckless (Hard Rock)
THE PRETTY RECKLESS announce new album “DEATH BY ROCK AND ROLL” to be released on February 12th, 2021, Recently the band shares their new new single “25”

Bearings (Pop Rock)
Bearings release a brand new bop entitled The song is taken from their upcoming album ‘Hello, It’s You’ out November 20 through Pure Noise Records.

Powfu (Hip Hop/ Alternative)

lo-fi rapper/singer Powfu is treating fans with his brand new track “when the hospital was my home” today via Columbia Records. The lyrically vivid song was heavily inspired by the 2019 romantic drama film 5 Feet Apart. Listen HERE.