Underground Rock News: Skallbank, Sentia, Boneman, Gambardellas, Ragdoll, The Black Phoenix, Starsick System

A roundup of the latest news in the underground rock scene from around the world. News includes Gambardellas, Skallbank, Sentia, Boneman, Ragdoll, The Black Phoenix and Starsick System.



Swedish rock n’ rollers Skallbank have published a new video for the track Grav Efter Grav, which is taken off from the band’s latest release “Skallbank: The Singles”, released on January 2nd via Big Balls Productions.

Skallbank are promoting a total of 5 singles that have been released since their formation in 2014 until now. Presenting an unique blend of classic rock with scream vocals, these ambassadors of the legendary Orange Amplifiers were featured on Metal Sucks’ “Unsigned And Unholy” column, where the band was praised for their riffs and tune.

Watch the video at this location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXKw4GXyOdE&feature=youtu.be
The brand-new video “Won’t Give Up” by Italian rockers Gambardellas has been released off their new album. Produced in collaboration with Ugo Poddighe at the UP Studios in Italia (www.ugopoddighe.com), the video was directed by the talented Marco Misheff, who has already worked with Gambardellas on the singles Ashes and One in A Million.

Official Video “Won’t Give Up”



Melbourne, prog-rock masterminds SENTIA have released a captivating, animated short film as the music video to their ethereal track Hydroflow.

The concept, developed between SENTIA and director, animater Oscar Gomez follows the incarceration and annihilation of a prisoner in a sci-fi, dystopian future.




German psychedelic rock trio Bone Man will release their third full-length album “III” tomorrow, April 21st, via Pink Tank Records. Just recently, The Sludgelord has premiered a new song from the album titled “Years Of Sorrow“, check it out at this location.



Perth’s most loved hard rockers Ragdoll are currently in the air en route to Melbourne where they’ll join Lazarus Mode for their Cherry Bar album launch, then it’s off to Bendigo (Music Man) and Sydney (Factory Floor) for the following two nights.
Ragdoll have also just dropped a lyric video for their next single ‘Shine’, taken from their crackin’ ‘Back To Zero’ full length. Watch here.



Twist of Fate is the first electric album by The Black Phoenix.

After releasing the acoustic full-lenght “Long Walk” and touring in Italy, opening for MR.Big in 2014 , the band has started to write new material, recording 11 track for this new record at Master Chord Studio in London.

The album has a true American sound and a strong melodic impact. It contains all the resonances of the blues, from those closer to rock music to those that sound more country and The Black Phoenix skillfully blend  all this elements together.

“Riding” is the first single and videoclip from the new album



STARSICK SYSTEM is a new sensation in modern hard rock featuring vocalist and guitarist Marco Sandron (Pathosray, Eden’s Curse, Fairyland, etc), bassist Valeria Battain and lead guitarist David Donati (both known in Syrayde) plus producer, songwriter and drummer Ivan Moni Bidin (Pathosray, Ashent, Garden Wall, Syrayde, etc) in the line-up.

Today, the lyric video for the first instant grat/ single “Bulletproof” will be released.
Check out the video here.


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