Tag: Introducing

February 19, 2020

Red Weather - Weight of the World (Official Lyric Video)

A really great new band has surfaced on the streets of our music scene. The band is called Red Weather and they just dropped a new song titled “Weight of the World” which you can take a listen to below this message. The band plays a blend of emotional rock and post-hardcore, all exploding in one brilliant piece of music. I hear sounds of Ivoryline, Saosin, My Epic, I Am Empire, Circa Survive, and The Receiving End of Sirens but I’m curious of what you all hear when listening to this new band.… Continued →

February 9, 2020

June 23, 2019

Introducing: Strange Her

The guys in this band contacted me to share their new music. At first I was a little hesitant probably due to the name itself but then I listened and was instantly blown away. Strange Her are an explosive indie rock band that would please fans of As Cities Burn, House of Heroes, Emery, The Classic Crime, Anberlin and maybe even a little Silversun Pickups and Funeral for a Friend. Good stuff and uplifting. Songs of substance.… Continued →

May 29, 2019

Introducing: When Forever Ends

Today’s introduction is for the underground technical/progressive metal band – When Forever Ends. The band comes recommended by a friend so I gave this song “Breach The Borders” a solid listen and was pleasantly surprised with the production & technicality of it all. This band pulls all the best elements from bands like August Burns Red, Impending Doom, For Today, Oh Sleeper, and AILD into one amazing blend that will keep listeners on their toes.… Continued →

May 19, 2019

Introducing: Idle Achiever

We are introducing you all to a young new group known as Idle Achiever. I’d like to thank Joel Holycross for sharing this group with me. They have a unique style, mixing up indie rock with hip-hop, and EDM, into one delightful package of music. Listen to the music, absorb the lyrics, and check out all that Idle Achiever has to offer. This is just the beginning for the young group and the potential is definitely there to perfect their craft on into the future.… Continued →

March 31, 2019

Introducing: Oh, The Depth

Another heavy band by the name of Oh, The Depth is being presented to all of you right now on a day I will dub “Metal Sunday”. Oh yeah, heavy stuff yet again. Check out the lyric video for “Nail-Scarred Feet” below. All you Extol, Immortal Souls, and even Impending Doom fans will find something to appreciate in this band. This Houston, Texas self described “Blackened Deathcore” band just released this single as of March 15th through Slam Worldwide.… Continued →

Introducing: 1K Phew

I just have to take a moment to introduce rising hip-hop star 1K Phew to all of our readers. My youngest son is a huge fan and loves this guy. He recites these songs all day long and it got me looking more. This is quality hip-hop/rap from a star on the rise through CHH. Check out his new songs below and pick up the debut record “What’s Understood” now wherever you get your music via his label home Reach Records.… Continued →

Introducing: Cardiac Rupture

This heavy as heck deathcore band, Cardiac Rupture, just dropped their new lyric video for “December Selection” which you can check out below. The band’s new ep “The Creator’s Hand” is out on April 12th. If you’re into heavy music with lots of growling and pig squeals, then this is the band for you. I’m telling you, my speakers almost caught fire listening to this song. Thanks Branden Cook for the tip.… Continued →

February 16, 2019

Introducing: Sweatpants

Update: I have added the official music video for the song “Mold”, below. A new band by the name of Sweatpants out of the Bakersfield, CA. are have returned with a new single “Mold” that sheds light on their new musical direction. It’s very difficult to paint a description to similar artists since this young group seems to be paving their own way with a unique touch. I think fans of mewithoutYou, Superheaven, Citizen, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and The Raconteurs, would find something to appreciate in these guys.… Continued →

January 4, 2019

All the Artists IVM Introduced in 2018

If you followed IVM during 2018 you probably discovered some new music from our news and new releases posts. You might have also been introduced to some new artists by our staff too. In case you missed any our “introduction” posts last year here’s all 20 artists our staff took time to share with you: Bastard Tongue Bastard Tongue is a doom metal band featuring former members of Idealist. Their self-titled EP was produced by Evan King (formerly of Attalus) and debuts 1/12.… Continued →

December 26, 2018

Introducing: Census

Jessieville, Arkansas is about the last place on earth I’d expect to discover a new artist. I’ve been there, the entire town is comprised of a high school, a post office, and a burger shack. Yet much to my surprise that’s exactly where the progressive rock band Census comes from. The group started out as metalcore releasing an EP and a handful of singles. But with guitarist Ben Carey taking over on vocals the band has taken on a slightly different sound.… Continued →

September 21, 2018

August 25, 2018

Introducing: Apollo LTD

I mentioned this band back at the beginning of the summer in my post “7 Bands I’ve Discovered on Spotify This Year” but since they’ve got a new single out this weekend I thought I’d take time to give them a proper introduction. Apollo LTD is a alternative pop band from Nashville, TN consisting of Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark. The band is signed to Residence Music, a subset of Centricity Music, who goal to help Christian artists who desire to make more than just worship songs.… Continued →

August 13, 2018

August 6, 2018

Introducing: Signal Versus Noise

Everyone needs to check out this promising new band from the great state of Oregon, Signal Versus Noise. The band recently played Joshua Fest and have a big show on August 23rd with The Ataris for that band’s “So Long Astoria” 15th Anniversary event. Their sound will please fans of Real Friends, State Champs, Anberlin, Bayside, and Capital Lights. Listen to the song “Nineteen” below and go grab their brand new album that released last month.… Continued →

July 31, 2018

July 29, 2018

Introducing: spoken vvorld

A talented new singer-songwriter under the name spoken vvorld has emerged from the music scene. Check out his recently released debut album through all digital networks. You can stream it below. This incredibly insightful, hopeful, and altogether moving new release is sure to please fans of: Jon Foreman, Switchfoot, My Epic, Right Away Great Captain, The Classic Crime, Vocal Few, Pedro the Lion, The Tallest Man On Earth, Adrianne Lenker, Austin Basham, Horse Feathers, and David Ramirez.… Continued →

July 3, 2018

Introducing: My Heart Lies

We all know how fond IVM is of pop-punk, so it’s my pleasure to introduce you to yet another fine pop-punk/alt-rock band: My Heart Lies. The band hails from Bowling Green, Kentucky and consists of Michael Nichols (vocals, guitar), Jared Rosdeutscher (lead guitar), and Douglas Hurt (drums). Check out their debut album “Love and Fear” on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, Google Play, and Bandcamp. Continued →

June 17, 2018

Introducing: Haiva ru

Haiva ru is a new indie rock band from Santa Barbara, CA featuring vocalist Allie Merrill. If that name sounds familiar it might be because of her work with Isla Vista Worship or her solo worship project under the name Allie Paige. And if it doesn’t sound familiar, you now have three artists to check out instead one. You’re welcome. The four-piece outfit released their first single “Work It on out” in the spring of 2017.… Continued →

January 18, 2018

Introducing: ROLEMODEL

Check out the really cool new sounds of independent melodic punk act ROLEMODEL. They just released their debut song titled “Fortunes” that is available on Bandcamp here. You can also listen to it below via YouTube/Bandcamp. Recommended for fans of Make Do and Mend, Hot Water Music, (old) Menzingers, Dogwood, and Rise Against.… Continued →

January 17, 2018

Introducing: Relent

I am proud to introduce a new hard rock band to all of you by the name of RELENT. These guys are just starting out in San Antonio, TX. but they have a very professional, polished sound and yet are still independent. They have a powerful message and a strong spiritual center, sharing the truth of Jesus with a hurting world. Their sound is sort of a mix of Korn, Spoken, Papa Roach, Disturbed, and RED.… Continued →

Introducing: Not Beneath

You need to check out this amazing band called Not Beneath from Ohio featuring ex-members of Narcissus, Outcry, North Meadow Park, and Vessel. Complex, technical, heartfelt and spiritual heavy metal. This is a band you absolutely need to give a listen to. Check out their debut full length “memento mori” below (or right here on bandcamp). If you are into early Becoming The Archetype you’ll love this. Thanks Marco for the recommendation!… Continued →

December 9, 2017

December 8, 2017

Introducing: Young Poet

I would like to take a moment and introduce all of you to this super cool Pop-Punk/Easycore band called Young Poet out of Baltimore, Maryland. They just released their debut full length named “Thrive In A Modern Era” and it one heck of a sweet ride! Check out the song “Stretch Armstrong” below and you can pick up this album on CD here or available through all digital networks now. RIYL: A Day To Remember, Four Year Strong, Chunk!… Continued →

September 2, 2017

Introducing: Saint Valletta (Ex-The Beautiful Mistake, The Prayer Chain)

Check out this new band called Saint Valletta out of the So. Cal. area. The band features Josh Hagquist (formerly of The Beautiful Mistake and Dogwood) along with Eric Campuzano (of The Prayer Chain, Stranger Kings, Starflyer 59, and a ton of other great acts). The band is currently recording music some of which you can taste on their Facebook/Instagram pages. Instagram: @saintvalletta. Speaking of Josh Hagquist, he has also been playing guitar for Project 86 on recent tours.… Continued →

Introducing: Glowing Moses

I found this band today after browsing the New Vine Media instagram page. They are called Glowing Moses and are sort of a space rock, experimental indie rock band. They come from Cleveland, Ohio and I do believe many of you will be a fan of these guys. Check out their new single on bandcamp below for a name your price and follow them on facebook here.… Continued →

August 18, 2017

Introducing: Shake It Up

I am introducing you readers to a new ep from Shake It Up. A few of you long time readers may recognize this project because we had posted about various singles in the past. Well Daniel Nothe and his band Shake It Up are back with their debut Ep titled “Everything That Makes You Wonder”. It is a spacey, garage rock type project that would please fans of 90’s bands especially those on Tooth & Nail back in the day.… Continued →