Oklahoma City duo Blooming offer up an intriguing mix of heavy rock and metal with elements of electronica and R&B. They’re also the first band we’ve ever spoken to from Oklahoma!
New Cheltenham-based rockers Neptune Rain have refused to allow these strange times to restrict their creativity and have used it as an opportunity to grow their audience.
Exciting Swedish melodic death metal duo Hour of Anguish have an intense sound that they descibe as “channelling the godfathers of the Gothenburg scene.”
California quintet Six Feet Over spent the first five years or so as a band playing cover versions but today launched a debut EP that oozes energetic hard rock goodness.
Estonian rap metal is a phrase that we’re 99.9% certain you’ll never have heard/read about before. But it’s alive and kicking with exciting quintet Everfall, who fuse elements of rock and metal with trap, hip-hop and trumpet solos.
Exciting Birmingham band The SchytëHawkës take the heaviness of hardcore and thrash and supplement them with hip-hop vocals.
Harnessing the high energy of hair metal and groove metal, Pittsburgh band A Common Crown have honed a catchy yet heavy sound led by engaging vocals and plenty of big riffing.
Canadian electronic rock duo Normal Machine are the perfect band for the crazy times we’re living in, as they refuse to prescribe to the modern, happy-go-lucky songwriting culture of popular music.
Brazilian trio The Damnnation offer up a fast-paced, energetic blast of heavy, thrashy metal that is chocked full of big riffs and whiplash-inducing rhythms.
Fang City have honed an energetic hard rock sound fuelled by dynamic riffs and intriguing lyrics – which they describe to us as “Bitchin’.”
We’ve not featured too many Portuguese bands on the site over the last few years, but from the sound of Porto’s Three Of Me we’ve definitely been missing out.
We’ve come to realise that Arizona is somewhat of a haven for awesome metal bands and we’ve unearthed another in the form of deathcore meets melodic metal newcomers Wyrmhaven.
We’re willing to bet that you’ve never listened to or even heard of a rock or metal band – or any music for that matter – from United Arab Emirates before. But, we’re expanding the GigRadar compass into a 45th country with Dubai-based Wake Up Karma.