Posts Tagged ‘Norma Jean’

NEWS: Protest The Hero, Norma Jean and more join UK Tech-Fest 2018!

Returning for another year, the organisers of UK Tech-Fest – the prestigious home of technical and progressive bands in the metal and rock community – have confirmed a big host of bands that’ll be joining the festival’s 2018 line-up.

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VIDEO: Norma Jean – I. The Planet

It’s been just over a year now since Georgia based metalcore unit Norma Jean dropped their seventh studio full-length album, ‘Polar Similar’, and to celebrate the anniversary of the record’s release, the band have just unveiled a video to accompany the record’s opening track, ‘I. The Planet’.

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VIDEO: Norma Jean – 1,000,000 Watts

Georgia based metalcore kinds Norma Jean have just unveiled a video, directed by Anthony Altamura of Nightmare Film Crew, to accompany their song ‘1,000,000 Watts’, which sees the band along with a family in their secluded country home come face-to-face with a tornado.

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VIDEO: Norma Jean – Everyone Talking Over Everyone Else

With their awesome seventh LP ‘Polar Similar’ dropping just a few days ago, Norma Jean have released a stream of the music video for ‘Everyone Talking Over Everyone Else’.

Give it a watch with the embedded player below:

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ALBUM: Norma Jean – Polar Similar

Release Date: September 9th 2016
Label: Solid State Records


Norma Jean first exploded on to the scene in 2002 with the seminal ‘Bless The Martyr, Kiss The Child’; an album which has gathered cult-classic status since its release and is held in high regard by hardcore and metalcore fans the world over. It’s one of those albums that people in their early thirties gush about when they talk about ‘the good old days’. However, original vocalist Josh Scogin left shortly after the release and over the years Norma Jean have had so many line-up changes that there are actually no original members left. Somehow, fourteen years later, ‘Polar Similar’ still manages to feel like a natural progression from their chaotic metalcore roots:

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VIDEO: Hundred Suns – Fractional

Newly born three-piece supergroup Hundred Suns – featuring vocalist Cory Brandan (Norma Jean), guitarist Chris LeMasters (ex-Dead And Divine), and drummer Ryan Leger (ex-Every Time I Die) – have just unveiled a video to accompany their debut single, ‘Fractional’.

You can stream and check out the video for ‘Fractional’ below:

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AUDIO: Norma Jean – Forever Hurtling Towards Andromeda

Metalcore legends Norma Jean have revealed a brand new track entitled ‘‘Forever Hurtling Towards Andromeda’.

Featuring guest vocals from Coalesce frontman Sean Ingram, the song will feature on Norma Jeans’ highly anticipated seventh studio album ‘Polar Similar’, which will hit virtual and physical shelves on September 9th via Solid State Records. Check it out below:

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NEWS: Norma Jean announce new album, ‘Polar Similar’, out September 9th 2016!

Metalcore main-stays Norma Jean have announced the forthcoming release of their new LP, titled ‘Polar Similar’. The follow-up to the band’s 2013 effort ‘Wrongdoers’ is set to see a release on September 9th 2016 through Solid State Records.

You can check out the album artwork, full track listing, and a stream for lead single ‘1,000,000 Watts’ below:

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TRACK-BY-TRACK: Bailer – Shaped By The Landscape

If you like your metal aggressive and in your face, then you need to get some Bailer down your throat. The new Irish band are already drawing in similarities to The Dillinger Escape Plan and Norma Jean, despite only starting their career in 2015. We managed to catch up with the band to discuss each track on the record and find out what these songs mean to them.

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FEATURE: 50 albums that turn 10 in 2016!

At the moment, it’s looking like 2016 is going to be a great year in terms of new albums, with a handful of huge bangers already out there and many more undoubted hits confirmed to be hitting out ears in the next few months. It’s also important to look back every so often, and it just turns out that a decade ago in 2006 was a great year for albums too.

Of course there are hundreds, but we filtered together 50 great albums that turn 10-years-old this year to remember those modern classics, accompanied with streams to bring ourselves a massive hit of euphoric nostalgia.

NOTE: These albums may bring intense levels and high frequencies of smiles, jumping, involuntary head nodding/banging and limb movements, and uncontrollable happiness.

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