Article By: Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker ‡ Edited By: Leanne Ridgeway
Okay, like all Riot’s Revelation segments, this is about getting you something you need in some way. Be it the awareness about a particular band or something else music-related, whatever and today is no different.
In fact, today is all about REALLY getting you something and the best kind of something, i.e. something for nothing! Toronto-based heavy music label, New Damage Records, has just unleashed their free annual summer sampler.
Drawing from the label’s diversified roster, the 2017 compilation features 14 killer tracks from some of this year’s finest releases, including Counterparts’ “You’re Not You Anymore”, Silverstein’s “Dead Reflection”, Comeback Kid’s “Outsider”, and the self-titled début from metal/hip-hop collective Powerflo, to name a few.
It also features new additions to New Damage’s expanding roster, including tracks from New Hampshire post-metal band Vattnet, Quebec City’s Get The Shot, and powerhouse outfit Hundred Suns. Stream the sampler on Spotify at this location. Download the sampler here.
Powerflo – My M.O
Get The Shot – Blackened Sun
Comeback Kid– Somewhere, Somehow
Hundred Suns – Fractional
Vattnet – Dark Black
Heavy Hearts – Unravel (Your Love)
Devin Townsend Project – Stormbending
Silverstein – Retrograde
Counterparts – Bouquet
Sparrows – The Written Rules of Choking
Mobina Galore – Going Out Alone
Biblical – Mature Themes
Slates – Sub-Optimal
Dead Tired – Complicated Pleasures
As if all that great music wasn’t enough, New Damage Records has added a contest component to make things even better. Anyone who downloads the 2017 Summer Sampler will instantly be entered to win an excellent, ultra-fantastic fan prize pack from New Damage Records.
This includes a pair of Monster Audio wireless headphones, assorted merchandise from Shook Co., two Boathouse Pool Floaties, and a vinyl/swag pack courtesy of New Damage Records. See below for an image of the prizes.