Irish quartet The Clockworks have mastered the art of rolling relatable stories and colloquial tales into engaging, high-energy rocky post-punk anthems.
Brand new Irish metal duo Cell Games take us back 20 years or so in time with a sound they hope provides a revival of nu-metal in a bid to “rival the best turn-of-the-century bands.”
We promised you more bands from the Emerald Isle and, almost immediately, here’s another in brand new rock duo Future Lows. The band describe their engaging, anthemic sound as a “step forwards” for Irish rock music due to its modern approach.
We’re increasingly seeing bands using electronic elements to redefine what we know as metal with new sounds and unconventional approaches. But Irish band Neon Empire are taking that crossover to even higher levels with an “ambitious, adventurous and rule-breaking” electro metalcore sound.
Irish quintet Crown The King were raised on early 2000s pop-punk, and bring all the energy of that classic time period into their own brand of engaging punk rock sound.
Dublin newcomers Brake Loose offer up a dirty, mischievous rock’n’roll sound that’s packed with energy and features a unique blend of spoken word vocals.
A Brazilian, an Italian, an American and an Irishman walk into a bar… No, it’s not some crappy joke, it’s the formation of intriguing Dublin-based rockers Slim Tin Fox.
Solo project The Key Rocks offers inspiration to anyone that has a scratch of inspiration to write music that it is absolutely possible to record and release it with decent production quality and without breaking the bank.
Belfast trio THVS are purveyors of their very own self-defined genre that they intriguingly describe as “heavy pop.”
The rapid rise of Dublin band Skyfever is an inspirational story that’s seen them, in their words, “ignore the status quo” to, within just two years, get their music played at Premier League and NFL matches and gather a few rock royalty superfans.
Irish rock music has a brand new starlet to get excited about in the form of emerging Dublin quartet Sick Love.
Coming out of Northern Ireland is a band that may just sound familiar a little albeit with a bit of a twist, as alt-rockers Sugarwolf unleash their new sound on the world.