There aren’t too many people whose idea of a dream band is a Slipknot-esque collective backed by a horn section – even this writer, who grew up as a trumpet player. But that’s exactly what we get from intriguing new band We Are Many We Are Legion, who describe their fusion of metal and brass as “challenging, uncomfortable and melodic.”
British newcomers Pale offer up a thrilling and intoxicating rock sound that builds you up with powerful guitars and vocals then brings you back down with warm ambient moments and meaningful lyrics.
They may be Qu!et by name but there’s nothing overly quiet about the nature of this New York band.
Swedish modern metal meets djent band Entroy have made an intriguing first impression as their first music delivers their interpretation of the afterlife.
We delve into the “dark facts” of being a metal musician in Iran by interviewing the founder of Iran’s first metal label Tough Sounds.
Riff-lovers everywhere gather around because “heavy riff disciples” Margarita Witch Cult are here to become your torchbearers of unholy din.
“If you’re looking for party riffs, we aren’t for you,” warns T.H, the frontman of intriguing black metal band Crimson Throne.
Imagine being a rock or metal band in a country where the creation of such music forms is considered “evil, satanic, demonic and heretic” by your ruling elite.
Ireland-based trio The Last Vinci have honed a deliciously punishing rock sound led by vicious riffs and engaging vocals, which they summarise as “heavy, happy and meaningful.”
Tampa Bay and Cincinnati-based collective Coldharbour offer exactly that in a brutal melodic deathcore meets metalcore sound they describe as “aggressive, melodic and emotional.”
All good things come to an end and, largely due to new work commitments and with somewhat of a heavy heart, the time has come for us to bring near-six years of GigRadar to a close.
Canadian band Sleep/Less have a honed an engaging pop-punk sound with a heavy edge that’ll transport you back to the good old days of the early 2000s.
Wearing the t-shirt of your favourite band doesn’t only make you look super cool, it can also lead to exciting opportunities by meeting fellow metal lovers.