Despite being the world’s second-most populated country – with only the 1.3 billion people – until this point we’d never met a band from India. However, we’re delighted to introduce our first-ever Indian band in Assam-based Arogya.
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.
We love nothing more than finding new bands from new countries, so when the savage sound of Kazakh death metal meets thrash band Zarraza popped into our inbox we were keen to find out more.
Indian musician Kartik Baisoya has picked up the remnants of his high school band and, over a decade later, taken it upon himself to bring the old school music (literally) to life.
We love discovering new Asian bands, as the cultural and musical influences often make them sound really different from what we’re accustomed to. And that’s exactly the case with Japanese metalcore band Sailing Before The Wind, who fuse delicious melodies with hard-hitting metal.
Another new country to tick off the GigRadar map this afternoon as we introduce you to Singapore garage rock trio Knightingale.
Metalcore might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about China’s contributions to the world but, if Beijing band Life Awaits are anything to go by, then we’re well and truly missing out.
On Friday we brought you the first taste of Vietnamese metalcore band WINDRUNNER, who may be one of the most exciting bands we’ve had the pleasure of meeting over the … Continue reading Introducing: WINDRUNNER
All the way from Indonesia we’re being taken on a journey back to the sounds of early 2000s alternative rock by Jakarta rockers Ringgo 5. The quintet began with schoolfriends … Continue reading Introducing: Indonesian punk rockers Ringgo 5
An exciting new musical project is about to hit the British shores, as British band Eyre Llew and South Korean band In The Endless Zanhyang We Are (we’ll call them … Continue reading South Korea meets Nottingham in intriguing cross-continent music project
Something landed in the GigRadar inbox this week that had us utterly fascinated, the words ‘Japanese space metal band.’ Obviously we had to dig further and the result of said … Continue reading Introducing: Esprit D’Air