Introducing: Hurakan

Prepare to taken on a journey through the murky waters of deathcore brutality with intense French band Hurakan.

Introducing: Full Bloom

We’ve not featured too many bands from New Zealand (only six in five years!) but those we have featured have all been superb. And there’s no letting down on that front with the stunning metalcore sound of Full Bloom, which they describe as being “honest, heavy and instinctual.”

Introducing: HeadFury

In five years of running GigRadar, we’ve only previously featured two bands from Africa. But we’ve found another in the thrilling melodic rock sound of largely Johannesburg-based HeadFury, who summarise themselves as “three super sexy dudes making killer tunes just for fun.”

New Band of the Week: The Best Medicine

Hertfordshire metal newcomers The Best Medicine have honed a powerful but engaging fusion of blues-fuelled rock and metal in a sound they describe as “bluesy, ballsy and boozy.”

New Band of the Week: Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders

They may have the longest band name we’ve ever featured on the site but rock meets melodic metal newcomers Jason Payne & The Black Leather Riders are giving us plenty more to get excited about.

Introducing: The Riot Vans

If you’re looking for indie meets punk rock that’s upbeat, hard-hitting and generally a lot of fun then exciting Glasgow rockers The Riot Vans are just the band for you.