Next To None Unveils ‘Phases” Latest Single, Video

Courtesy: EMP Label Group/InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Next To None is giving audiences a new preview of its new album. The band unveiled the video for its new single ‘The Apple’ this week.  The song is the latest song from the band’s upcoming album Phases, which is currently scheduled to be released Friday, Friday, July 7.  It will be released domestically via EMP Label Group in North...

May 28th, 2017
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Next To None Announces Sophomore Album’s Release Date

Courtesy: EMP Label Group/InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Next To None will release its sophomore album this summer. Phases will be released July 7 via EMP Label Group in North America and InsideOut Music in Europe.  The announcement this week comes on the heels of the completion of the band’s European tour with Haken. Work on the new record started last October and took approximately four months....

May 14th, 2017
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Doll Skin Debuts Sophomore LP’s Lead Single

By Philip Sayblack Pop punk outfit Doll Skin is giving audiences the first taste of its new album. The band debuted the video for its new song ‘Shut Up (You Miss Me)’ this week via the Vans Warped Tour website.  The song is the band’s first from its upcoming sophomore album Manic Pixie Dream Girl, the follow-up to the band’s 2016 EMP Label Group debut In Your Face (Again).  The record was...

May 12th, 2017
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Kik Tracee Announces Compilation Release, Live Dates

Courtesy: THC Music/EMP Label Group/Amped By Philip Sayblack 90s rock act Kik Tracee will release its new compilation record this summer. Big Western Sky is currently scheduled to be released Friday, July 17 via THC Music/EMP Label Group/Amped.  The record will feature a collection of B-Sides, Demos and other rarities from the band’s classic No Rules/Field Trip era prior to its break-up in the...

April 4th, 2017
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Mark Slaughter Announces Sophomore Solo Album’s Release Date

Courtesy: EMP Label Group/Amped/SPV/Universal By Philip Sayblack Mark Slaughter will release his new solo album next month. The Slaughter founder’s sophomore solo album, Halfway There, will be released via EMP Label Group/Amped on Friday, May 26 in North America and EMP/SPV in Europe. It will be released May 10 via EMP Label Group/Universal in Japan.  Its release comes roughly two years after the...

April 2nd, 2017
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Your Chance To Die To Release Its Next Album Via EMP Label Group

Courtesy: EMP Label Group By Philip Sayblack Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson’s EMP Label Group is set has added yet another new name to its roster, and that name will release its next album via Ellefson’s label this spring. Death metal outfit Your Chance To Die will release its latest full-length studio recording Ex Nihilo on Friday, April 21.  The record, the band’s third full-length studio...

March 18th, 2017
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Ellefson Coffee Co. Store To Hold Grand Opening This Spring

Courtesy: Ellefson Coffee Company/O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Ellefson Coffee Company’s first ever brick and mortar store will hold its official grand opening this spring. The event will be held April 7 – 9.  It comes almost three months after the store held its soft opening, which was held Jan. 10.  The company is named after its founder, Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson. The...

March 1st, 2017
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“Roast In Peace” Is Another Bold Success For Ellefson Coffee Company

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Ellefson Coffee Company When Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson made the decision last year to start up his own coffee company, the move was clearly a big risk.  That is because Ellefson has made a living making music and spreading that music around the world.  But of course all good things must come to an end.  Eventually Ellefson is going to hang up his bass and call it...

January 22nd, 2017

ECC’s Kenya Thrash Line Packs A Punch As Big As Megadeth’s Music

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Ellefson Coffee Company Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson has been quite the busy figure in the past couple of years or so.  He started his own music label, EMP Label Group, in 2015.  He followed that up by starting up his own coffee company.  That company opened its first-ever brick and mortar outlet just recently in his home town of Jackson, MN.  The store features Megadeth...

January 15th, 2017