New York newcomers Pep Talk offer up a fun and catchy nostalgic sound that transports the listener back to the good old days of 90s pop-punk.
Minnesota metalcore meets hardcore band Common Choir have honed an intense sound that offers something for all listeners to connect with and they describe as “honest, aggressive and energetic.”
Canadian group Every Hour Kills aims to challenge the notion of what we consider to define a “band.” Instead of your standard band format, the musical collective features various members and guest appearances that constantly reshapes the group’s intense progressive sound and futuristic approach.
Bristol-based garage rock band PARKAS – which allegedly stands for Please, Answer, Road, Kill, Alan – offer up an infectious groove and distortion-heavy fusion of deliciously dirty rock meets indie.
South Wales rockers Godsticks offer up a heavy, high energy progressive rock meets guitar-orientated metal sound that’s gradually increased in heaviness as the band evolves.
Boston duo Sounds & Scenarios have honed a catchy rock meets punk, alternative and emo sound that they describe as “accessible punk music.”
Tokyo band One Eye Closed not only blend a range of musical genres but also fuse Japanese elements with more Western influences. The result is a captivating combination of rock and djent with hip-hop, R’n’B and electronic elements that they describe as “diverse, emotional and unique.”
Hertfordshire newcomers Icarus have honed an infectious sound that fuses engaging vocals and heavy riffing in a rock meets metal meets hip-hop concoction that they describe as “dirty, raw and massive.”
New York-based rockers The Phoenix Within have honed an engaging rock sound that they describe as “raw, honest and poignant music.”
Texas quartet Up For Corruption offer up a fusion of old school metal instrumentals and ‘new school’ vocals in sound they describe as “heavy, enlightening and controversial.”
Brighton trio Maisonette have honed a catchy but edgy fusion of punk rock and emo, which they describe as being “melodic, DIY, aggressive but also kinda chill.”
Los Angeles dark-pop rockers RIVALS offer up a little bit of something for everyone with their infectious fusion of heavy rock, electronic and pop elements, which they summarise as “heavy emotional pop.”
Charlotte-based rockers Falling Through April are a band establishing a growing reputation for their engaging sound that they describe as “energetic, empowering and fun.”