RENE LAVICE & FUTURE NINE STRINGS From Crossover Success To Being Pillars Of The Drum & Bass Community, Both René LaVice And Duo Future Cut Have Histories Which Highlight The Genres Diversity. Whilst René LaVice Has Spent Over Two Years On The Radio 1 Airwaves, Showcasing The Very Best Tracks From Throughout The Global Scene, Future Cut Have Several UK #1s, Alongside Helping The Growth Of Drum & Bass Within Manchester’s Pivotal Growth During The 90s. Now Together They Unleash A New Three-Track Release On Imperative Platform Metalheadz, An Imprint Which Has Already Played Host To Future Cut And One Which Will Soon Be Seeing Its First Delivery From René LaVice. Spearheaded By Goldie, Its Heritage Is Undeniable, And It’s Become A Lasting Part Of UK Dance Music Culture, Stretching Its Influence Throughout The World. Rolling Breaks And Growling Bass Layers Characterise The Opening Track ‘Nine Strings’. Meanwhile, ‘Eyes’ Looks At Contemporary Trends Through A New Light Alongside Drum Heavy Sequences. Aptly Named ‘Deeandbee’ Then Draws The Release To A Close, Amongst Searing Synthesis And Pounds Of Sub Bass Following Its First Breakdown. Each Track Pulls Together Another Massive Signing From Metalheadz; Together René LaVice And Future Cut Add Three More Tracks To The Label’s Antique Collection. METALHEADZ 12"
GREY CODE Helios E.P. A year on from his debut Metalheadz EP, Grey Code is back with a well polished follow up in the form of 5 tracks collectively known as the 'Helios EP'. With vast soundscapes, blissful melodies and artfully crafted yet savage basslines, this EP is a showcase of Grey Code's progression and inimitable sound that makes him one of the most exciting drum and bass acts to emerge in recent times. Vocal features come from Becca Jane Grey and Astrid, with Grey Code seeking to add additional aspects to his burgeoning and now impressive discography ahead of an extremely intriguing year for the young Bristol-based producer. Metalheadz 12"
Seba / paradox HEXAGON A first release for Seba & Paradox as a duo on Metalheadz is as special as its billing makes out to be. Although being situated in Sweden and Lithuania may provide many stumbling blocks, not to mention Paradox's insistence on physical 'in personal' studio sessions, the guys still manage to retain a production line amongst the best in underground jungle. The impeccable brand new Metalheadz single is a brief excursion from their flourishing joint label venture and kicks off which looks set to be our busiest year ever. METALHEADZ 12"
Scar High Fives & Devil Eyes ‘High Fives & Devil Eyes’ is the brand-new LP forthcoming from SCAR, a duo who’ve spent years dominating the waters of dance music with their formulae of underground, yet accessible drum & bass. Individually and as part of their SCAR project, both Script and Survival have been involved in shaping the genre for decades, helping to sculpt its formative years alongside a range of imprints that have ensured it longevity. For their forthcoming album they’ve once again been welcomed into the fold of Metalheadz, where SCAR have now been exclusively signed after appearing in their catalogue as one of its main staples. Since their first piece of music together, ‘When’, debuted on Metalheadz via the label’s esteemed ‘Platinum Breakz’ series, through to their first SCAR artist LP ‘The Orkyd Project’ in 2016, the pair’s journey has followed the label’s growth and they’ve continued to be supported by its founder Goldie. On first listen to ‘High Fives & Devil Eyes’ it’s instantly clear why they were made such an essential part of such a revered platform, bringing together the historic elements as well as the modern production levels which have enabled them to remain trend setters over the years. metalheadz LP
HLZ Eternal EP An EP that explodes into life as much as 'Eternal' does is always a breath of fresh air and that's exactly what HLZ has pulled off with a thoroughly well executed 4-track EP for his debut solo Metalheadz release. This is a showcase of HLZ's raw and uncompromising approach to production with each track offering a different glimpse into his portrayal of drum and bass, from the euphoric introduction of the title track which barrels into a fierce auditory onslaught all the way through to the intergalactic sounds of 'Hidden Memory' - HLZ really does mean business. Metalheadz 12"
JEM ONE Transpose EP Jem One's second EP for Metalheadz comes hurtling into the release schedulewith 5 tracks of solid steel. The Midlands based producer is known for his heavy brand of drum and bass with the 'Transpose EP' delivering exactly that, something Jem One first introduced to the Metalheadz camp in 2018. With further releases already lined up, Jem One and his no nonsense approach just can't be ignored. metalheadz 12"
BLACK BARREL Elevate The prolific Russian Black Barrel debuts on Metalheadz with the 4-track 'Elevate EP'. Drawing from early Metalheadz influences, sounds and ideas, Black Barrel has crafted his own unique take on it all ranging from the intricate edits and soulful KSR vocals on 'Elevate With Me' to the unparalleled funk and gnarly prominence of 'Hear The Sound'. It's further proof that Black Barrel is more than adept when it comes to producing full spectrum drum and bass. METALHEADZ 12"
Amit Naked Fuse AMIT is back on Metalheadz for the first time since 2012 with a weighty 3-track release dripping in his signature sound and style. One of the original kings of halftime, AMIT's extensive discography speaks for itself, crammed with game changers, straight up killers and experimental offerings, with no doubt that this will slot right in. METALHEADZ 12"