The thrilling sound of Norwegian band Oberst is epitomised by drummer Johan Fredrik Bolli’s summary of “proggy metal music, infused with hardcore attitude and post-metal emotion.” In short, there’s a hell of a lot going on, and there’s a hell of a lot to get excited about.
New rock and metal from Norway
Brighten up your weekend with the pop-punk sound of Norwegian band Beach of Diamonds.
The growing Norwegian hardcore punk scene has another name to add to its list of exciting new bands, with the thrilling new sound of Lüdo. The five-piece from Kristiansand, the fifth largest … Continue reading Introducing: Lüdo
Norway and hardcore music are becoming almost synonymous with one another, and the latest exciting new band to join the revolution is Oslo’s Naga Siren. The hardcore punk / screamo … Continue reading Introducing: Naga Siren
Riding a wave of praise from the Norwegian media Ondt Blod (which translates to Evil Blood) are launching their fusion of Satanic metal and feel-good punk rock upon the unsuspecting British … Continue reading Introducing: Ondt Blod
Norway is well-known for being oil rich, but the more exciting news is that it’s also loaded with amazing hardcore punk bands. The latest to come to our attention is … Continue reading Introducing: Rise Above fly the flag for Norwegian hardcore punk
We’ve made a really exciting discovery all the way from Norway, in the form of hardcore punk band Tirades. The four-piece not only make exceptional, fast-paced punk-rock, but their new EP … Continue reading Introducing: Tirades
Norwegian rockers Taking Names are a fun throwback to the good old pop-punk heyday of the likes of Blink-182 and co. The band, from the city of Bergen, enjoyed great success in … Continue reading Single Review: Taking Names – Say Anything