Brand new British rockers Giant Walker have honed a heavy progressive rock sound that blends elements of grunge, nu-metal and alternative rock and metal, which they describe as “powerful, dark and nuanced.”
Our New Band of the Week is strictly for exciting new British bands only. We interview new bands from across the rock and metal spectrum, take a listen to their music and find out what makes them tick. Check out our interviews with emerging UK rock and metal talent below.
The same week as we recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the greatest album of all time (Nevermind, obviously), we were introduced to a Manchester band being referred to as “Britain’s answer to Nirvana.” So we knew we had to see what the fuss was all about.
Cardiff-based Death Cult Electric take us on a chaotic, loud and wild futuristic rock’n’roll adventure with a thrilling sound that they describe as “delusional apocalyptic fuzz.”
If you like your rock music fused with elements of 80s post-punk, goth and electronica, then north-western England band ANTEES tick all the boxes with a sound they describe as “energetic, gritty and loud.”
Exciting Yorkshire band Conflare have crafted an alternative rock sound that has the perfect mix of heaviness and ‘poppiness.’
Bristol-based garage rock band PARKAS – which allegedly stands for Please, Answer, Road, Kill, Alan – offer up an infectious groove and distortion-heavy fusion of deliciously dirty rock meets indie.
Hertfordshire newcomers Icarus have honed an infectious sound that fuses engaging vocals and heavy riffing in a rock meets metal meets hip-hop concoction that they describe as “dirty, raw and massive.”
Brighton trio Maisonette have honed a catchy but edgy fusion of punk rock and emo, which they describe as being “melodic, DIY, aggressive but also kinda chill.”
East London-based Basement League have built on a pop-punk and emo foundation with heavy guitar influences and catchy, harmonic dual vocals.
Exciting emerging British band Memorist have conjured up an epically dramatic sound that fuses metalcore and nu-metal foundations with influences from cinematic composers and electronic music.
Prepare yourself for industrial metal “unlike any other band out there” from Essex-based newcomers Parrilla.
Hertfordshire newcomers The Late Aprils have emerged from the pandemic-enforced lockdown armed with hard-hitting riffs and engaging vocals in an intoxicating sound that they describe as “soaring, anthemic and riff-tastic.”