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In the meantime, have some free music on us. This brilliant 13 track sampler was put together exclusively for us by our friends at Cooking Vinyl, and showcases all that’s exciting and vital about the current rock scene, from iconic artists such as Marilyn Manson, Gary Numan and Frank Black to superstars-in-waiting such as The Pretty Reckless and Calling All Cars.

Check out the tracklisting below, and click here for your free sampler.

HIM - All Lips Go Blue (Taken from the album Tears On Tape, 2013)

Black Spiders - Balls (Taken from the album The Savage Land, 2013)

Marilyn Manson - Hey, Cruel World (Taken from the album Born Villain, 2012)

The Pretty Reckless - House On A Hill (Taken from the album Going To Hell, 2014)

Gary Numan - I Am Dust (Taken from the album Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind), 2013)

The Cult - Life > Death (Taken from the album Choice Of Weapon, 2012)

The Rifles - Minute Mile (Taken from the album None The Wiser, 2014)

The Virginmarys - Portrait of Red (Taken from the album King of Conflict, 2013)

Embrace - The Devil Looks After His Own (Taken from the album Embrace, 2014)

Skindred - The Kids Are Right Now (Taken from the album Kill The Power, 2013)

The Subways - We Don’t Need Money To Have A Good Time (Taken from the album Money And Celebrity, 2011)

Calling All Cars - Werewolves (Taken from the album Raise The People, 2014)

Frank Black & The Catholics - Western Star (Taken from the album Pistolero, 1999)