What's that old saying? "The more things change, the more they stay the same?"

 When it comes to Michigan-based metal outfit For The Fallen Dreams, perhaps a more fitting —but just as timeless — adage would be "change is the only constant."

For The Fallen Dreams have consistently demonstrated an incredible ability to adapt and evolve their sound and dynamic despite overwhelming adversity —all without sacrificing the core components of their sound.

Built around explosive breakdowns, gut-wrenching grooves, and lyricism that touches on everything from an introspective glimpse into the human condition to brotherhood and camaraderie, these Midwesterners know how to get it done!

Today, the band has released its first single via Arising Empire called "What If."

Watch the video below:

"We are very excited to be breaking into this new era of For The Fallen Dreams, with the extremely dedicated and hard working team at Arising Empire," the band states. "Sharing the vision for the future of the band's success is extremely refreshing and motivating. We look forward to a great rest of the year and everything that follows with our new single 'What If.' See you on the road."The track was produced by Jonathan Dolese at Konkrete Studios (Cane Hill), with vocal production by Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz (All That Remains, Bad Wolves) and visualized by Wombat Fire (Five Finger Death Punch, Asking Alexandria).

While For The Fallen Dreams were founded in 2003, their story starts with the release of Changes in 2008. The band would go on to release five more remarkable full-length records, including the atmospheric and moody Relentless to chart-topping comeback record Heavy Hearts, and then Six, which ventured into more metallic territory and accumulated over 20 million views on YouTube and tens of millions of streams across various platforms. While For The Fallen Dreams have certainly been through their fair share of changes, one thing has remained constant: their dedication to constant growth while never failing to deliver primal-yet-emotional music.


  • Chad Ruhlig — Vocals
  • Jim Hocking — Guitar/Vocals
  • Damon Tate — Guitar
  • Kalan Blehm — Bass
  • Marc Esses — Drums


Due to popular demand, several additional performances have been added to GOATWHORE’s upcoming co-headlining tour with Incantation! The Vile Ascension tour – set to commence on August 1st in Orlando, Florida and run through August 27th in the band’s home city of New Orleans, Louisiana – now includes stops in Greensboro, Chicago, Grand Junction, Sacramento, San Diego, and Mesa! Support will be provided by Bewitcher and Caveman Cult on select dates.

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Australian juggernauts PARKWAY DRIVE have steadily evolved from metal underdogs to festival-headlining behemoth, off the back of close to 20 grueling years, six critically and commercially acclaimed studio albums (all of which achieved Gold status in their home nation), three documentaries, one live album, nearly a billion total streams, and many, many thousands of shows.

Watch the video for the brand new single "Glitch" below

The song explores the things that our minds experience when we are not awake — but not yet asleep — the world of night terrors and sleep paralysis.

It also marks the first new material from the band since 2018's Reverence — and it was worth the wait.

"Parkway Drive have always walked the line of balancing the light and the dark, and 'Glitch' is no exception," the band shares. "Sonically, we aimed to create a dark, heavy, and unnerving journey while still crafting a melody that burrows its way into your mind. Lyrically, the song deals with the phenomenon of night terrors and sleep paralysis. We all know the power our minds possess, but true terror manifests when your mind and all its fears takes physical control of your body. The glitch in your brain, where nightmares and reality cross."

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