Ukrainian newcomers Why So Silent? are an intriguing proposition, fusing full-on instrumental metal synthy spaciness.
New bands from Eastern Europe
We love to tick new countries off the new music map and today we’re able to add Romania to this fairly lengthy list. Our first taste of Romanian music is the intriguingly dark and heavy yet deliciously catchy sound of Cluj-Napoca band Lurker In Light.
We’ve received a steady stream of strong new rock music out of Russia recently, but exciting new band Apache Rose may well eclipse the lot of them.
We love finding great new music from all over the world, so the discovery of Ukrainian rock solo artist Amaria has gotten us really excited. The Kiev-based singer has honed a gothic-tinged pop-rock sound that she describes to us as “unframed, powerful and melodic.”
The term blackened sludge alone told us to expect something dark and dirty from Polish band Mary and the Highwalkers. But what we encountered was something beyond our wildest dreams.
Given we’re a blog about new bands, this article may seem a little – wait, very – random. As Palat formed 32 years ago in 1987. However, they only very recently released their debut album, which they originally recorded back in 1992.
A Russian singer/songwriter and Icelandic singer and instrumentalist probably isn’t your usual indie-rock vibe.
Confused? We’ve just discovered a really cool Russian punk band, who become our second artist featured in our new Discover This feature.
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We’ve got something a little bit special for you today in the form of Belarussian electro-rock / metal band Weesp. The five-piece formed in 2008 despite not being able to play … Continue reading Introducing: Weesp