Swedish band Awake The Dreamer burst onto the scene with a post-hardcore meets metalcore sound they describe as “energetic, keen and heavy,” but offer us an intriguing curveball with their latest release.
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Finnish melodic death metal band Voidfallen have honed an epic sound that will “slap your socks off” and is equally dark and crushing as it is engaging and melodic.
Swedish quintet Those Without have honed a catchy but edgy pop-punk sound that draws influence from everything from pop, jazz and funk to metalcore, thrash and deathcore.
Finnish newcomers Deltrem offer up an intriguing brand of groove metal that fuses intense vocals, pounding riffs and delicious guitar solos in a sound they describe as “groovy party metal.”
Finnish trio Plant My Bones offer up a thrilling sound that harnesses influences from across the rock and metal spectrum. The band combines prog rock influences, modern metal riffing and multi-layered harmonies alongside stunning vocals that, in their words, packs “maximal amounts of whoopass mayhem shabang.”
Danish trio Wars Apart come at us spitting and screaming out of Copenhagen with a no-holds barred, no limits approach and seriously aggressive modern hardcore sound.
Danish band Taking Flight offer up a heavy riff-driven sound that fuses classic rock and high-paced punk influences.
Finnish band Heroes Don’t Ask Why have honed an engaging rock meets metal sound that merges various influences into a self-created genre of Divorce Rock, which they describe as “original, emotional and melodic.”
Transport yourself back into the days of 80s thrash and death metal and strap in for an exploration into outer space with Danish/American collective Terminalist.
Exciting Danish metalcore newcomers ARCHON have created a stunningly heavy, atmospheric and experimental sound that they describe as being “brutal, mellow, ambient and graceful.”
Finnish trio Luna Kills have honed a heavy but catchy rock sound that’s laced with pop influences as well as blues and jazz inspiration, which they describe as “energetic, fierce and iconic.”
Norwegian band Atena have honed an emotional, experimental metalcore sound that fuses huge riffs with soundscapes built on orchestral, choral, hip-hop and industrial elements.