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Mark Smitty Neal

NewYork Based Photographer. Music Enthusiast with a background in Graphic Design. Whether I'm shooting a live event or just out wondering the streets its about capturing the moment.

My Dying Bride Unleashes Official Video For “To Outlive The Gods”

Doom legends My Dying Bride unleashed their new album The Ghost Of Orion last week and today the band are releasing the official video for “To Outlive The Godsa”. Directed by Hal Sinden, the video features frontman Aaron Stainthorpe and tells the tale of a doomed love story. Watch here: youtu.be/IJpR_Y7nXA4 Aaron commented on the track: “When passion is so strong …

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Iration Announces New Album Coastin’ And Summer Headlining Tour

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band Iration has announced their seventh full-length studio album Coastin’ will be released early Summer 2020 (date to be announced soon) and has also revealed their annual summer touring plans. In support of the new album, the Hawaiian-bred, California-based band will bring their Coastin’ SummerTour along the east coast …

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Imonolith Reveals Fourth Single from Highly Anticipated “State of Being” Debut Album

Canadian metal powerhouse Imonolith has revealed a fourth single, “Becoming the Enemy,” featuring a guest appearance by well-known Swedish vocalist Johannes Eckerström, from their  upcoming debut, State of Being, due out March 27.    A lyric video for “Becoming the Enemy” is available today via Consequence of Sound athttps://consequenceofsound.net/2020/03/imonolith-becoming-the-enemy-avatar-johannes-eckerstrom/.   “’Becoming the Enemy’ is a song about becoming your own worst enemy,” says drummer Ryan ‘RVP’ Van Poederooyen. “All of us have done it at some point of our lives. The point of the song lyrically is to learn from your mistakes instead of repeating them over and over.”    The lyric video for “Becoming the Enemy” features a character called ‘The Sickness,” who reprises hisrole from the “Instinct” video, released inJanuary “We continue the theme we started in ‘Instinct,’” RVP explains. “The theme of our album ‘State of Being’ is about how people deal with various states of being throughout their lives. We thought having ‘The Sickness’ appear in a couple videos would help tie everything together and tell a visual story to go along with the album as a whole.”    The forthcoming full-length State of Being features 10 hook-laden, riff-heavy tracks including “Hollow,” the debut single that made big waves for Imonolith straight out of the gate, racking up  216K Spotify streams in 2019. Having spent much of 2019 writing, arranging, recording and fine-tuning State of Being, the band worked incredibly hard to achieve their goal – to make an engaging  heavy metal album. With the release of the three singles thus far, Imonolith has begun receiving worldwide praise that has garnered them a massive number of streams and attention from the media and fans alike.     Check out “Instinct” and “Dig” here:   ●“Instinct” – https://youtu.be/zlmOcXMilHs  ●“Dig” – https://youtu.be/wqn7hTEOgJ4  IMONOLITH will kick off their first ever headline UK/European tour, beginning the same day as the  album’s release.    IMONOLITH tour dates:  Mar 27: Sheffield, UK – Corporation  Mar 28: Newcastle, UK – Think Tank?  Mar 29: Manchester, UK – Rebellion  Mar 30: Glasgow, UK – Broadcast  Mar 31: Bristol, UK – Exchange  Apr 1: London, UK – Underworld  Apr 2: Bree, BE – Ragnarok  Apr 4: Copenhagen, DK – High Voltage  Apr 5: Stockholm, SE – Slaktkyrkan  Apr 6: Oslo, NO – John Dee  Apr 8: Mainz, DE – Schon Schon  Apr 9: Turin, IT – Blah-Blah  Apr 10: Como, IT – Centrale Rock Pub  Apr 11: Verona, IT – The Factory  Apr 12: Salzburg, AT – Rockhouse Bar  Apr 13: Ljubljana, SL – Orto Bar  Apr 14: Zagreb, HR – Hard Place  Apr 15: Sofia, BG – Live & Loud  Apr 16: Bucharest, RO – Quantic Club  Apr 17: Budapest, HU – ROBOT  Apr 18: Geislingen, DE – MieV  Apr 19: Martigny, CH – Sunset Bar  Apr 21: Prague, CZ – Rock Cafe  Apr 23: Bochum, DE – Die Trompete  Apr 24: Cham, DE – L.A. Live Club Cafe  Apr 25: Dobeln, DE – KL17  Apr 27: Nijverdal, NL – Cult Art Shop    Imonolith features collective of heavy-hitting players at the top of their game: drummer Ryan ‘RVP’ Van Poederooyen (Devin Townsend Project), guitarist Brian ‘Beav’ Wadell (Devin Townsend  …

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Apocalyptica Debuts New Song/Video, “Live Or Die (Featuring Joakim Brodén)”

 Today, Finland’s multi-Platinum cello-rockers Apocalyptica release their brand-new track and music video, “Live Or Die (featuring Joakim Brodén)” (Silver Lining Music).  The song, which boasts what is certainly one of the most dynamic liaisons in heavy metal – the spellbinding music of Apocalyptica and the potent, iconic vocals of Sabaton’s Joakim Brodén – is …

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Life Of Agony Kicks Off “Beast Coast Monsters” Tour with New Lyric Video for “Stone”

Life Of Agony is riding high off of the success of their critically acclaimed 2019 release, The Sound Of Scars via Napalm Records, and is teaming up with legendary Misfits guitarist Doyle for the “Beast Coast Monsters” US tour, beginning Friday the 13th of March in Philadelphia, PA and ending on May 25th at The Whisky in Los Angeles, …

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Testament Release Video Visualizer For Second Single, “Children Of The Next Level”

The time has arrived for legendary bay area thrash metal giants Testament to unleash new thunder to the masses and reveal their thirteenth studio album: Titans Of Creation which will be released on April 3rd via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band releases the second single entitled, “Children Of The Next Level“. Watch the visualizerbelow: Chuck Billy comments, …

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Vader Unveil Album Artwork For Solitude in Madness

Polish death metal legends Vader have returned with their 16th studio album, Solitude in Madness, out on May 1st via Nuclear Blast. Never on to rest or relax, Vader have done it all over the course of their 37-year history. From playing super-aggressive thrash under the watchful eye of Communist Poland to touring the globe and enjoying a near-maniacal fanbase, …

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