A short update from one of our favorite foreign import labels…

John Coffey – debut on Sally
The Lionheart Brothers – new album
– The Hot Stewards – still going strong
The Spirit That Guides Us – tour

John Coffey
Have you ever created something beautiful, and then shot it to pieces? Then watch this!
The boys of John Coffey are about to release their awesome debut album Vanity, an awesome rock album that will put a smile on your face, especially if you like the old tstgu, Selfmindead and At The Drive-In. Come and check them out when they present their new album at the Ekko in Utrecht on the 22nd of October. Order your tickets here.
the album now and receive a free poster!

The Lionheart Brothers
Some of you probably already know but last year the Lionheart Brothers released one of their best records ever (as we may believe our A&R manager Minco) called Dizzy Kiss. We finally managed to get a few copies on cd and vinyl. Order the album now at youmakemusic.com.

The Hot Stewards
THS big in Japan? Check out this video. Still they are willing to talk with the Dutch broadcasting company, the NCRV in good old Zwolle, check out this lazy but funny interview with William and Roger Steward.

The Spirit That Guides Us
Next month, tstgu will do on another short tour in Holland and Germany. The Dutch shows will be with together with Face Tomorrow and John Coffey. Check tstgu’s myspace for tourdates.



Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."


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