*[theprp.com] Deftones have released the following lyric video for their current single “Tempest“. A music video for the track is in the works with the bands new album “Koi No Yokan” out November 13th.
In other Deftones news...
The band were joined onstage by a special guest during their set in San Francisco, CA last night, October 10th. Gabe Cheng—the son of the bands ailing bassist Chi Cheng—took the stage with the outfit to handle the bass for a performance of “Root“. You can watch fan-filmed footage of that HERE.
*So So Glos are offering a free download of their new song "Son of Ambition" via their website in exchange for an email address. The new song is the b-side from an upcoming single. DOWNLOAD IT HERE. The band have four shows next week as part of CMJ, all dates can be found at the aforementioned link.
*[pitchfork.com] There's a fantastic chorus that hits about a minute or so into Popstrangers' "Heaven," but what makes the song interesting as well as catchy is the way they choose to introduce it. At its core, "Heaven" is the kind of charming and warped psych-rock tune that their New Zealand brethren Unknown Mortal Orchestra reintroduced to a lot of people. Every so often, the sweaty, grinding guitar halts for a split second, giving the song a bit of a jolt before returning to the verse melody. Then, there's that chorus, letting Joel Flyger's previously clenched vocals flap and twist like a kite in a breeze. "Heaven" suggests that Popstrangers have to be studiously familiar with the structures and expectations of pop music, since the buildup sounds like the work of guys who can act like they've been there before. Antipodes is out 02/26/13 via Carpark.
*[consequenceofsound.net] After first getting together on 2009′s Blakroc, The Black Keys and RZA reunited to record “The Baddest Man Alive” for the soundtrack to the latter’s upcoming film The Man With the Iron Fists. You can now stream the track HERE.
The Man With the Iron Fists OST is out October 23rd via Soul Temple/STAX/Red. Other tracks available for an early spin include Wu-Tang Clan’s “Six Directions of Boxing”, Ghostface Killah, M.O.P., and Pharoahe Monch’s “Black Out”, and Pusha T and Raekwon’s “Tick, Tock” HERE.
*[theprp.com] Porcupine Tree will be issuing a new live set titled “Octane Twisted” through Kscope on November 20th. The effort captures the bands May 02nd, 2010 Chicago, IL show, which saw the group perform their album “The Incident” in full.