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 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.
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.”
Charlotte-based rockers Falling Through April are a band establishing a growing reputation for their engaging sound that they describe as “energetic, empowering and fun.”
California quintet Roman Lions have honed an intense, dark but captivating sound that fuses metal and progressive elements and clean, screamed and spoken vocals in what they describe as “emotionally heavy” music.
Brand new California band Loose Ends have honed a power pop-punk sound that they refer to as “grown-ass pop-punk.”
Maine trio We Demand Parachutes have honed an engaging nostalgic pop-punk sound injected with the band’s own modern take on a wide range of genres.
Intriguing new Japanese metal band NEMOPHILA offer up an intoxicating yet fierce sound they summarise as “soft and fluffy hell.”
Thrilling new American band RODERIK offer up an emo meets post-hardcore sound they describe as “passionate, metaphorical and ever-changing.”
Devon band Quorum have honed an anthemic indie rock sound with elements of alternative, pop and punk influences, which they describe as “fresh, current and exciting.”
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.
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.
Exciting new Australian rockers Ashes of Autumn offer up a deliciously high-octane hard rock sound that blends powerful vocals with explosive melodies, which they describe as being “dynamic, accessible and organic.”