Introducing the most exciting new bands from across the world of rock, metal and punk, and from every corner of the globe. Also be sure to check out our New Band of the Week section for the hottest new British bands on our radar.

Introducing: Up For Corruption

Texas quartet Up For Corruption offer up a fusion of old school metal instrumentals and ‘new school’ vocals in sound they describe as “heavy, enlightening and controversial.”

Introducing: RIVALS

Los Angeles dark-pop rockers RIVALS offer up a little bit of something for everyone with their infectious fusion of heavy rock, electronic and pop elements, which they summarise as “heavy emotional pop.”

Introducing: Young Pretorians

South coast band Young Pretorians fuse elements of punk and rock in an engaging, feel good throwback sound. In their words, “It’s guitar music and for us that’s the best music” and we certainly can’t disagree with that.

Introducing: Waking The Sleeping Bear

French rapcore meets neo metal is a music genre we’re fairly sure you’ve not heard too much of. But if Waking The Sleeping Bear are anything to go by, it’s something we all need a little bit more of in our lives.