Turkish band Alkera offer up a thrilling progressive metal sound that fuses lively vocals with dramatic, diverse instrumentals, which they describe as “energetic, powerful, soulful.”
This may be a bold statement, but we firmly believe Louisiana metallic hardcore band Capra are the most exciting American band we’ve discovered in five years of running this site.
Southern Germany’s modern metal meets post-hardcore outfit VENUES have honed an exciting sound that fuses lively riffs and screamed vocals with delicious melodies, which they summarise as “diverse, unique and self-contained.”
Portuguese band What Lies Ahead have honed an energetic post-hardcore meets metalcore sound that hits hard while retaining a melodic edge.
Prepare yourself for a juggernaut of French metal as Pathfinders take us on an epic journey akin to the NASA space probe that inspired the band name.
French newcomers Paradise Plaza offer up an intriguing fusion of metalcore, pop music and Asian influences in their progressive and technical sound.
German newcomers Defocus are emphatically stamping their mark on the metal scene with a thrilling sound that’s both brutal and melancholic.
Would you believe we’ve only covered two American bands in 2021 and only three since mid-November? Well, we’re putting that right with North Carolina duo The Camel City Blackouts, who’ve honed a traditional, energetic punk rock sound that they describe as “introspective, fun and catchy.”
Italian band Where Stars Collide have honed a thrilling sound that they intriguingly summarise as being “chaotic in terms of emotions.”
New Jersey band The Ones You Forgot are intent on being the ones you well and truly remember with their intoxicating pop-rock meets punk rock sound.
There’s something special about symphonic metal that has me instantly hooked and fascinated. And brand new Swedish band Vengeant achieve exactly that with their epic, intensely intriguing brand of cinematic, symphonic metal.
Irish quartet The Clockworks have mastered the art of rolling relatable stories and colloquial tales into engaging, high-energy rocky post-punk anthems.