Latest news and updates from across the British rock and metal world. Typically, festival line-ups and fun new initiatives.

Get your new music fix with GigRadar Fresh Tunes

Subscribe to our new music playlist, which we started back in June. Every week, we add a batch of new songs from new bands all over the world, some of which we’ve previously covered on the website but others that are even brand new to us.

Looking Back: GigRadar Reaches 1,000 Articles

Today, we have reached the milestone of the 1,000th article to be published on GigRadar. Since setting the site up from scratch in August 2016, we’ve covered new bands from all over the world and I’m pleased to say that numbers are only on the rise.

Breather

New Music in 2019: GigRadar Annual Review

It’s been a successful year of new music for GigRadar with 332 posts getting 32,972 views from 22,668 visitors and a 46.5% increase in views on 2018.

Guest Blog: HQ Recording Studio

We recently introduced you to young Birmingham rock solo artist Charlie Georgio, who is one of many products of the HQ Recording Studio and HQ Familia record label. We invited the HQ guys to write a guest blog explaining their mission, what they’ve achieved and some of the inspirational stories behind some of the artists they’ve been working with.

Camden Rocks line-up for next weekend

One of the best days in the British music calendar has now been doubled to two days as Camden Rocks Festival welcomes 400 bands over 20 venues next weekend (1 and 2 June).

Society of Losers Records

Guest Blog: Society of Losers Records

We invited Krystian Hudson, co-founder of Society of Losers Records, to inspire you with his tale of founding and establishing an independent record label.

The Final Clause of Tacitus reveal exciting animated album project

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 20 years, you’ll know that the music industry is changing. Fast. In fact, modern life generally is changing exponentially as … Continue reading The Final Clause of Tacitus reveal exciting animated album project

Frank Turner to headline Camden Rocks Festival

This year’s Camden Rocks Festival will be headlined by punk rock turned folk singer/songwriter Frank Turner.

New Music in 2018: GigRadar Annual Review

Our second full year of writing about the latest new music and interviewing new bands has been a real success, with over 22,500 views